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Honolulu to Australia & New Zealand Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Radiance of the Seas
Australia & New Zealand
Honolulu

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24 Honolulu to Australia & New Zealand Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas Cruise Reviews


soak01 avatar

soak01

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Just Perfect

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This cruise was a long time in the planning and didn't disappoint. After spending 2 weeks in Canada and 5 nights in Hawaii, this was the perfect way to return home to Sydney calling at Pappete, Moorea, Bora Bora, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


bola50 avatar

bola50

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A well organised, professionally trained crew makes all the difference

had previously cruises NZ with Radiance and found the cabin clean, food great and entertainment sufficiently good to balance out the cruise. We had any time dining but found the windjammer food different menus ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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RhondaPerr

6 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but could have been better

We flew from Newark NJ to Honolulu on United. We were in First Class and had the lie down flat seats. They were the most comfortable seats I have ever experienced! Crew was really nice! Speedi Shuttle not a ...
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Sail Date September 2017


niceday avatar

niceday

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Hawaii to Sydney

Overall this was a good Cruise. Some adjustments need to made by Royal Caribbean to enhance the Cruising of future patrons. 1. Bands were in the Centrum. This was somewhat disappointing, no area to Dance & not ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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tammylee

1 Review Written

Hawaii to Sydney Relocation

This was a very enjoyable cruise, we chose it so we could spend some time in Hawaii before the cruise and also see some of Tahiti, however the long sea day stints were a bit too long with nothing much to do on board ...
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Sail Date September 2017


cruiselover1962 avatar

cruiselover1962

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

All in all a great holiday on Radiance

hi, We decided on this cruise as we have done the reverse cruise in 2013 on Rhapsody of the Seas and loved it. We had a good time on Radiance but found a few things that in our opinion could be improved. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


mbleacher avatar

mbleacher

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Return to RCL

I have been punnishing RCL for 12 years, since they completely ignored my complaints about my experience on the Majesty of the Seas in 2004. This itinerary and my new bride was the only reason I decided to try them ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Skydancer281 avatar

Skydancer281

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

Constant plumbing problems on Radiance of the Seas, bad customer service

We were on Radiance of the Seas leaving HNL September 20 of this year. Upon checking in we found our assigned room, 8008, was filled with the overpowering stench of harmful sewer gas. Opening the stateroom and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


condorfan avatar

condorfan

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise

have done this cruise 4times, just love the sea days, of course the islnds not so bad. tahiti , moorea and bora bora just beautiful. did jet skis in moorea with jean paul (moorea jet skis) a must do. the ship we ...
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Sail Date September 2016


KazAllen avatar

KazAllen

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Just adored Bora Bora

We chose this cruise because we had done the same one 2 years before and loved it. Our cruise was actually booked for us by a friend (while onboard Legend of the Seas) the day it became available for sale, this was ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Yoshikitty avatar

Yoshikitty

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise, if there was not the MDR kitchen!

We fancied this trip for a very long tip because of the routing. Our cabin 9056 was spacious and nice - not too clean but we've enjoyed it very much. The water temperaturee was an issue with 43° this has been ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Lisarow Girl

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise; just a few things that could have made it better.

Cabin was great larger than most port hole cabins, would of been nice to have another port than Picton straight after Wellington didnt get any real feeling for NZ from those 2 ports. My Time was a bit of a issue and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


karencruise avatar

karencruise

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good shows and cruise director did his best

Boarded the ship in Honolulu. Ease of check-in very good. Activities were lacking and mostly centered around sales pitches, such as a Good Feet presentation. There were 13 at sea days with very little to do. We ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Ausfamilytravel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great if you're retired, not so good for families

We were SO looking forward to this cruise, but sadly it just wasn't up to par for us. We are a family with two teens and our previous experiences with RCI have been fantastic, so we felt confident choosing this ...
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Sail Date September 2015


roselilyoz avatar

roselilyoz

22 Reviews Written

71 Helpful Votes

Another Lovely Radiance Cruise

This was our fourth cruise on Radiance, and the ship is lovely as ever. Embarkation and disembarkation were as smooth as could be, and the service was up to the usual excellent standard we have come to expect on ...
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Sail Date September 2014


Giggleshn4 avatar

Giggleshn4

1 Review Written

Ship needs to be docked for repair

This is the worse cruise my family and I have ever been on. We were told royal carribean was a top class ships to go on better then p&o. Well it was huge let down from the day we steped on the ship. The cabins are ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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kangycarpy

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Trans Pacific Crossing

This was a 17 night crossing of the Pacific from Honolulu to Sydney via Tahiti and New Zealand. The service was great, the food was great. We went to Chops Grill, Giovani's and the Samba Grill. Food and service was ...
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Sail Date September 2013


Calpespain avatar

Calpespain

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Radiance of the Seas Tipping

Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas voyage 24th September - October 12th Hawaii to Sydney via Tahiti and New Zealand 17 nights. Written by a retiree travelling with spouse. This is our 3rd cruise with RC and the ...
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Sail Date September 2012


Fergo55 avatar

Fergo55

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Honolulu to Sydney

We boarded the ship on a Monday, our previous experience boarding a NCL ship in Honolulu a few years back had us a little concerned that we may have a couple of hours of standing in line. What a difference this ...
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Sail Date September 2012


cruisenum7 avatar

cruisenum7

1 Review Written

Pacific Ocean cruise on Radiance of the Seas

This is our 10th cruise and, like all our previous cruises, we ensure we take advantage of the departure port and get there several days in advance to enjoy the particular city prior to boarding. Honolulu was no ...
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Sail Date September 2011


sniggs avatar

sniggs

2 Reviews Written

A Great Ship

Our first time on the Radiance and our first embarkation out of Australia.We flew from Adelaide to Sydney mid day then boarded the plane at 6pm ,we flew Jetstar for the first time and went business class , very ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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wosurupi

1 Review Written

Customer service theater -- don't expect solutions

This 18 day cruise gave us an opportunity to get to know the RCI crew over multiple interactions. It wasn't one single issue, but rather the culture and attitude towards customer service -- reinforced several times ...
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Sail Date September 2011


karleigh avatar

karleigh

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

FIRST TIMERS ON ROYAL CARIBBEAN

This was our third cruise and first with Royal Caribbean. It was nice to be on this ship's maiden voyage to Australia (our home country). There were over 1500 Aussies on board. Royal Caribbean really went all out ...
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Sail Date September 2011


Aniker avatar

Aniker

1 Review Written

Honolulu to Sydney Sept 2011

We set out into the unknown having never cruised before. We chose the RCI Radiance of the Seas as it was sailing to ports we were interested in. Getting on the ship was very easy (obviously they have done this ...
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Sail Date September 2011


Radiance of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.54.1
Family4.04.1
Enrichment2.03.5
Service4.54.4
Value For Money4.53.8
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