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Celebrity Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

Celebrity
Ship
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

38

Very Good

37

Average

13

Poor

8

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

98

Family Cruises

77

Romantic Cruises

72

Entertainment Cruises

38

Cruises for the Disabled

22

98 Celebrity Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


Leen Vandenberg avatar

Leen Vandenberg

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dining experience

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I have read a review by Msglodenhair and agree with most of her review of her on board experience, of the ship and the captain and crew. However prior to embarkation, I had attempted to register on the Celebrity ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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adrianwoz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pretty Good and Enjoyable

It was our first ocean cruise although we have done river cruises. We did it for the cruise experience rather than the destination (been to NZ many times). It went from Melbourne to Auckland. We had an Aqua class ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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platypus33

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Just OK

We like New Zealand and decided that it would be a good way to go for a short cruise which started in Auckland and finished in Sydney. One of the selling points was that the ship was coming back to Sydney via Eden ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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warrenhickson

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Some Issues but still Good Value

My wife and I wanted to repeat a similar Pacific cruise on the Solstice which we enjoyed several years ago. Overall the cruise was pleasant but was marred by several avoidable problems. First, my wife's suitcase ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Gunda A avatar

Gunda A

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Only complaint is we had to get off!

This is the second time we have travelled on Celebrity Solstice, and again, we had a faultless experience. We travelled with another couple, so we experienced both the suite and a balcony cabin. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Seafarer20

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never dine alone, noise and quiet contemplation

We had the pleasure of taking our fourth cruise on the Celebrity Solstice in Dec 2019; on this occasion Syd-Syd via Noumea and Vanuatu for 9 nights. Sea conditions were superb, didn’t feel like we were at sea. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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philpara

4 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise bar two complaints.

This was our second cruise on Celebrity Solstice and found it most enjoyable with no complaints bar two which I will go into later. Embarkation a breeze. Just board when you want, Dont follow their advisory boarding ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Peterseremet

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Great Cruises

We took a 4-day cruise out of Sydney to Melbourne on 10/11, than stayed on ship for 12-day cruise 10/15 to east coast of Australia and Great Barrier Reef. We are longtime Celebrity cruisers, and were somewhat ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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scotty43

6 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Aussie Coast

We chose this cruise as it was suitable as our first cruise of the season. We had been on this ship some 5 years before but it is still in very good order. Only our 5th Celebrity cruise but due to our Royal ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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expom

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Booze Cruise

With so few opportunities to cruise from Fremantle we took the opportunity to fly to Sydney for a 4 day cruise to Melbourne. Hence the title "Booze Cruise". I must admit to being disgusted by ANY shipping line that ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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foxland

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Harrassed to purchase 'Packages'

We have previously sailed on Celebrity and enjoyed the upmarket ambiance and cultured environment BUT alas this seems to have been eroded into what has become a very ordinary cruise line. The harassment we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ROPERUNNER

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Second time around.

We chose this cruise as we had done the cruise from Auckland to Perth the year before and were very impressed with the Solstice . What a difference a year makes , the ship was showing a lot of wear. The ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Maryann Olsen

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Cruise Ever

Found the cruise relaxing staff were very helpful. Didn't enjoy the meals tried twice in the restaurant on Deck 3 or 4. Because we don;t consume alcohol and don't put on airs down to earth couple didn't really feel ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Graham98

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

End of Summer Cruise

We chose this cruise as it was a long time since we had been on a larger ship (Celebrity Alaskan cruise 11 years ago) and we felt like an end of summer holiday through Australian ports that we are fairly familiar ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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cruisaleers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great staff but ship is due for refit

Chose this cruise because it was hubby’s bucket list trip to go to Australia and I wanted to go to NZ. Solstice is showing her age a bit...things are just looking a little worn...some holes in our cabin drapes, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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F.R.Franks

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise

My wife and I have been on 55 cruises, the shortest 11 days, the longest 28 days. We have sailed with NCL, Holland America, Princess, Azamara and Celebrity. On Celebrity we are Elite Plus members with 2000 points. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Iccol avatar

Iccol

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

This was our first cruise on a large ship and the Celebrity Solstice was recommended to us by friends. We were very happy and impressed with the level of service and the overall quality of the food. The ship is ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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wuziq

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise with some quibbles

First cruise with Celebrity, had previously done 2 Alaskan cruises with HAL. We prefer a more sedate and classy vibe, but the reviews for the analogous HAL cruise ship were poor in comparison. In general I think ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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AnniK

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise experience

Choose the cruise because we wanted to see New Zealand but the cruise line Celebrity was recommended by the travel agent . Well recommended, Celebrity Solstice was perfect for us, not too big but big enough to have ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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malcolmrichardson14

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

New Zealand west coast cruise

Part of a package put together by trailfinders Excellent cruise crew were great, entertainment was superb and the meals were fine. Breakfast was a bit fraught trying to find a table was difficult but not ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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gragra48

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cruising New Zealand

I chose the Sydney to Auckland cruise on Celebrity Solstice to celebrate our 50th Wedding anniversary. The service and other features of the cruise justified my choice. This was our second cruise on Solstice, the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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RGRoberts

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very good but some issues

This was a back to back cruise to Australia and New Zealand, two countries on my wish list since many years. We spent two days in Sidney staying at the Sidney Hilton Hotel before departure with excursions to the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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demandpub

7 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Second leg back to back cruise Fremantle to Sydney

Here we are on the second leg of our back to back Celebrity Solstice Cruse, returning to the ship for the second leg at the Port of Fremantle. We found embarkation excellent with no hassles whatsoever. Here again, ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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demandpub

7 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

First Leg back to back Auckland to Perth

We chose the Celebrity Solstice for this first leg of our back to back cruise Auckland to Perth because we have previously sailed on the Celebrity Solstice and knew what to expect. We are giving this five star ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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United forever

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best cruise yet

16 months in the planning of this trip. To be disappointed by the weather but at the end of the day no one can pre plan this aspect. We started our adventure by flying to hong Kong then flying to Auckland to join ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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