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Melbourne to Australia & New Zealand Cunard Cruise Reviews

Cunard
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Australia & New Zealand
Melbourne

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25 Melbourne to Australia & New Zealand Cunard Cruise Reviews


Don1959 avatar

Don1959

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

We won't be back

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We chose this cruise in order to experience Christmas,New Years and significant birthday at at sea. There were several highlights on the Queen Elizabeth; the food in the main dining room was excellent, our shoulder ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Fascinating

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

An interesting Cruise

My cruise was a surprise arranged by my friend. I was amazed. Arriving we were greeted by friendly porters and our suitcases were taken to our booked cabins. We then waited some time in five rows filling out ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Zacb avatar

Zacb

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Christmas and New Year Cruise

This was my first cruise with Cunard. I knew ahead of time what I was in for as I had done plenty of research before and after booking. I booked this itinerary because I wanted to spend Christmas Day at sea and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


jeck avatar

jeck

17 Reviews Written

109 Helpful Votes

First time Queens grill great experience

This was our first experience on Cunard and we stayed in the top level Queen’s Grill accommodations. We previously have done a number of cruises with Princess. The trip did not start well when we could not ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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MaryFlorence

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

First time, very enjoyable

Although we have cruised before, this was our first cruise with Cunard. The Queen Elizabeth is a very comfortable ship. There are plenty of seats around the ship, and it is never hard to find a comfortable spot to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Anne Harrington

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Misleading Information in brochures and web, staff no better, gratuities bad,

Husbands special birthday and cunard was always on his bucket list. First 5 days food was rubbish, dry and not as described on menu. The Lido was no better Bar prices out of this world. Buy a drinks package, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Marz15 avatar

Marz15

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

NOT A FAMILY FRIENDLY CRUISESHIP

Pros: * Very organised to come on board the cruise * Cleaners kept the ship super clean, especially the toilets. * Cabin staff are so polite and very hard working at maintaining a high standard of cabins ...
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Sail Date December 2019


EMah avatar

EMah

8 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

QE to Tasmania and Port Arthur re: dancing

We suggested to a friend who suggested to others and before you knew it, there was a bunch booked for this 6 Night cruise Melbourne to Tasmania and Port Arthur. Our friends plan to check out QE high reputation, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cocobeny

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Standards have fallen.

We have travelled on Queen Elizabeth previously and had a wonderful time. We flew to Melbourne to join the ship at our allotted time of 12.00 only to be told you can’t board until after 2.00 pm come back later. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Pococurante

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise after boarding debacle

We chose this cruise after enjoying a Queen Mary 2 circumnavigation of New Zealand a few years ago. Our boarding time was 2.30pm and we arrived at Station Pier, Melbourne, 10 minutes before the scheduled time to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


DavefromAustralia avatar

DavefromAustralia

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cunard - We Have Problem! - Your Service.

After a great cruise on the Queen Mary in 2017 we had great Expectations of First Class service on Queen Elizabeth in March 2019. Our cruise from Melbourne started poorly with a Cunard Computer glitch at the Port ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Glendan16

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Pleasant voyage but...

I previously sailed on the Queen Elizabeth two years ago, San Francisco to Auckland and enjoyed every minute apart from one or two minor irritations. So, when the opportunity to cruise Melbourne to Melbourne came ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Jean F avatar

Jean F

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fabulous

Apart from having to queue for 90 minutes to check in due to Cunard computer crashing several times, the cruise was everything we expected and more. There was a bottle of champagne waiting in our cabin, robe and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


nios2 avatar

nios2

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Hugely overpriced on board.

Just completed the Melb-NZ cruise 18-30 March 19. Seemed like a good way to see a little of NZ in comfort. Massive delays and chaos at boarding in Melbourne. Burst water main leaving cabins without water until ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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OzzieKim

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great ship, reasonable crew, average food.

We chose a 3 night Sydney - Burnie - Melbourne cruise as a sampler and introduction to Cunard cruising. Embarkation was reasonably painless. We arrived a little earlier than the allocated boarding time and was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Nola Cordell

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

I selected POOR only because of Cunard's appalling administration

Two years ago, my friend and I arranged a 'cake decorating cruise' with Princess cruises which was successful in every way. (We held cake decorating demonstrations on board on the 'at sea' days) For these ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Warby Wanderer

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing and well looked after

We chose this short cruise to get a taste of cruising as we were not sure we would like it. Well we need not have worried as it was all very well organised and a pleasure throughout. The embarkation was really ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Suzuki650

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful ship but perfection eludes Cunard

This was our first cruise - three nights Melbourne-Burnie-Sydney. Unfortunately the first impression was a negative one of just over an hour in the queue to board. Apparently everyone (several hundred people) had ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Georgina67 avatar

Georgina67

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

It's The Queen Mary

I thought the Queen Mary would be a luxury cruise. It was not! The food was terrible. Yes, it was fresh, but certainly not restaurant quality. It was VERY English! Thick gravy with everything. The toast for ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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cheekyricko

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise, beautiful ship

We boarded the Queen Victoria in Melbourne Australia and cruised to the Milford Sound & coast of the south island New Zealand, we thoroughly enjoyed the 7 night cruise we had a oceanview room on deck one, was very ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rob_rae

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

5 star - you have to be kidding!!

I fully agree with the comments by Coops51952 and others who were not happy but wish to tell people of some specific problems that we encountered. The Embarkation Debacle: 1. Went through embarkation procedure in ...
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Sail Date February 2014


coops1952 avatar

coops1952

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Expectations High , Satisfaction Low , once bitten , twice shy.

A Grand Lady but big isn`t always best. We tried hard to find the positives on this cruise as it was expensive and we had high expectations but these expectations were seldom met. WE boarded in Fremantle WA and ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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2CruiseGirlFL

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

More for the Older Generation....

I chose this cruise because of the itinerary in Australia. But one of the excursions was cancelled and a disappointment, and the excursions were only okay. The Queen Elizabeth is absolutely for the older ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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CruiseCoupleX

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Three nights was enough on Queen Elizabeth

This was a short cruise for a fortieth birthday Melbourne-Kangaroo Island-Adelaide. We have cruised on QM2 previously and enjoyed it very much but this cruise was decidedly ordinary. I must say the ship is nice and ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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radarz

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship with a couple of suggested improvements

I can only say this ship is excellent. The ship was clean, decor classy without being gordy, the service was excellent, the food was excellent and our cabin was clean and comfortable. The only show we attended in ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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