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Cunard Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Australia & New Zealand from Melbourne

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An interesting Cruise

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Fascinating

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 paperwork before being served at a counter, then given further documents for customs. Staff were continually on hand to manage the rows. Once through Customs we walked towards the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


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

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Anne Harrington

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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, coffees, soft drinks or alcohol, they don't tell you in the book that you have to buy one for every one in your cabin ! What to wear in dining room, non gala evenings. Book says ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


First time, very enjoyable

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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MaryFlorence

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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 relax, read a book, watch the scenery, play a card or board game or just chat to new friends. There are lots of activities on board, shops to visit, a very busy British pub, an ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


First time Queens grill great experience

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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jeck

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 find the Cunard representative at the airport to get our airport to pier transfer at the start of the trip. We were at Melbourne airport, but the number to call in our Cunard documentation ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Queens Suite


NOT A FAMILY FRIENDLY CRUISESHIP

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Marz15

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

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 * Dessert buffet for New Years Eve was Beyond Amazing with all the ice sculptures. * Santa coming on the cruise ship and every child received a great present which we weren’t ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled with children


Fantastic Christmas and New Year Cruise

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Zacb

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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 dress up for evenings and gala occasions. I chose Cunard because I wanted a different (largely child free) experience as compared to other cruise operators. The embarkation and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Club Balcony


We won't be back

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Don1959

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 cabin and balcony seemed vast, and some of the guest speakers were excellent (Dr Richard Harris, Australian of the Year, gave a wonderful presentation about his role in the Thai cave ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


More for the Older Generation....

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2CruiseGirlFL

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

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 generation (ages 65 and older). I am age 53 and felt so young. There weren't any activities onboard that I was even remotely interested in and spent some time in my cabin sleeping and reading. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


Fabulous

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Jean F

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 slippers supplied and lovely toiletries and the beds were so comfortable. There was plenty of choice in Lido restaurant for breakfast and lunch and dinner in Britannia restaurant was ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Hugely overpriced on board.

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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nios2

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 9:30 AM one day. Casino flooded and smelling. Long queues for shuttle bus into Dunedin with USD 8 charge each way. Long queue for tender from ship to Akaroa even at 11:00AM. ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


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