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TERRIBLE PRINCESS CRUISE

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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phantomrose101

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The Princess Line Cruises were recommended to us and thought we would book following my husband's ill health and also the ease of catching the cruise in Fremantle. We didn't know that this was the Dawn's final cruise. 2 days into the cruise, we realised that they were just winding down with no consideration to paying guests. They ran out of Stout, whiskey, gin and Red Wine unless you took the ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Extremely Disappointing Princess

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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Kiwi Sherma

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have cruised on the Dawn before and had a great experience. Not so this time. She's an old ship and we expect some issues so put up with foul smells of wet rotting carpet and air conditioning that didn't work properly, but this was Dawn Princess final cruise to Singapore before going over to P & O. We did NOT expect to run out of many non perishable goods or have the shops shutdown halfway thru ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Dawn Princess: One cruise before going out of the fleet!

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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vacation baby

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The Dawn Princess is 20 years old. It had lots of charm and was on its second to last cruise before going out of the fleet. Of the 1900 passengers, all were either Aussies or Kiwis. There were only 70 Americans. At least we all spoke the same language. The average age of the passengers was 72 and there were only 4 children. The staff was wonderful--very cordial, delightful, and seemed to ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Not what we expected!

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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Wren 58

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We booked this cruise in June 2016 and looked forward to it very much. Things changed after about day 2. The majority of passengers were 75 years old up to around 87 years old. I have nothing against the elderly and it is great to see them still enjoying an active life. The activities on the ship seemed to cater for this age group which made the trip extremely uneventful and boring for my ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Left all of my worries on the gangway.

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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whiteknight094

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This Cruise was on my Bucket List, and although i had been to New Zealand before- 10 yrs ago via a Coach Tour. I wanted to do it via a Cruise. It went to all of the places that i wanted to see,as well as passing the countryside from the ship.We cruised into towns that i wanted to see. Going to FIORDLANDS was fantastic,even though it was misty and showery.It did not stop us from seeing the ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Lovely itinerary, ship- not so much

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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Leah97

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Seeing Australia and New Zealand has always been a dream. We found interesting things to do and the scenery was always beautiful. The ship is due to retire and be sold soon, and it definitely showed. The entertainment was quite good with a lot of variety - singers, magician, comedians, even a ventriloquist. The Princes singers/dancers were very talented. One night two dancers did an absolutely ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Dawn Princess NZ/Australia highlights

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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Dollydawn

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to see more of our own beautiful country from a different perspective and to enjoying exciting Sydney. Loved the itinerary, my favourite places were The Bay of Islands,Sydney and the spectacular Milford Sounds. We didn't have the best weather, not a lot of sun, beautiful in Sydney but sailed off into a severe storm on departure with thunder and lightening all through the night. ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


toilet troubles

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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snowy21

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first cruise with Princess ,sorry to say it may be our last we had numerous problems with our cabin toilet, on one occasion it flooded our Ocean view cabin and we had to move out and were put in a pokey internal cabin (All we have ) One night in there was enough, we moved back into our own cabin which had a blower going to dry the carpet.So when we went in the blower went out,when we ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview


Good cruise on a good ship

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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carnar1

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We have just returned from a Sydney round trip cruise to New Zealand on the Dawn, we had an excellent trip with Princess and although previous reviews have not been to kind to the Dawn, we had a great time and the ship was in great condition, with continued maintenance happening around the ship, the food was great, we dined at the Horizon most nights as our party was not seated together for the ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


It was a seven night cruise from Sydney to Tasmania return.

Review for Dawn Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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bluerinselady

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We usually like to travel with princess cruises. In the past have enjoyed the Line very much. We don't know if this is a new method with all the princess cruises. We were not keen on their account methods. e.g. We ordered drinks but never got a receipt nor were we asked to sign for our purchases" our friends had two wrong entries - sales in the shop - which were not theirs. If you didn't print ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


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