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Dream Cruise Line Cruise Reviews

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The Palace Restaurant & Lounge
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Umi Uma Teppanyaki
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Very disappointing - never again

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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RICHIE NZ

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

first time cruise - last time now this company. Welcome aboard - had to argue that we had pre-purchased a drinks package! Food was only ok - most days stale bread was delivered to the table. albeit the waiting staff were very pleasant and attentive. Spirits (drinks) watered down. Which i proved to the staff. The surcharges and additional fees are a total rip! Whilst I embrace ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


SHOCKING

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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sc0220

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Where should I Start? This was THE worst experience ever. The entertainment was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed, that is all that is good on this ship. The food throughout only catered for asian customers. Even the Western Restaurant was western food with asian flavours? asian spices, weird food pairing? we were served steak on a bed of noodles? unbelievable, plating combinations never ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


This is the worst cruise I’ve ever been

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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Nanette8

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was chosen for its itinerary. This had the most convenient stops for our family reunion of 45. BUT DREAM DOES NOT CATER TO BIG GROUPS. 2 months before embarkation, we requested for dining reservations so we could dine together. Our travel agent forwarded the email sent by dream reservations that this could only be done upon embarkation. We showed this to reception manager Aston Tan who said ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Guttered

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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Deb Dunn

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We travelled on the 29th for the New Years cruise The food on this ship is just awful. We had to dine at the restaurants to get a decent feed. The tapenyaki bar cost us $179 for 2 people, which didn’t include drinks. Outrageous. Also Beware of the hidden costs in credit card charges & service fees. Not really much to do unless you liked to gamble. The pool was closed the whole time we ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Nothing Dreamy to see here!

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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aedgar65

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise as a great opportunity to spend time with family and see NZ from the seas. It seemed like a great idea and that's what it remained - a great idea. The reality was awful and I would never take a cruise with this line again. I have cruised before on other lines and the Dream line is so sub par and average that I left the ship feeling relieved to be off it - not the anticipated ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with children


Milford Sound Amazing - No quiet spaces onboard

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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5ClareCruise

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Cruise Auckland Auckland, Visiting Bay of Islands, Milford and Doubtful Sounds, Dunedin, Wellington, Napier, Auckland. 5 New Zealand Adults Xmas day in the Sounds was simply amazing couldn’t have had a better day we were blown away by the serene atmosphere. We had a pretty rough trip down the west coast but rest of the trip was reasonably calm. The visits to each town were great but short ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


The worst cruise ever and had done 13 previosly

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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Bill316

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was the worst cruise ever, having previously done 11 ocean and 2 river cruises Cabin small no fridge. The drawers would not stay closed had to wedged closed. The Lido very minimum selection cereals, no orange juice or iced water the cooked food was consistently cold and slow to refill items. The main restaurant not taken to your table, this caused us to be missed out. No attention ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with children


WORST CRUISE EVER

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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Janetnz316

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Wanted to do a family cruise for Christmas and it turned out the worst cruise ever taken We experienced bad weather down the West Coast, which one could expect, but what we did not expect was that the noisy cabin with drawers kept opening and had to be wedged closed with clothing, Family in next cabin had to put a pillow in the wardrobe to stop the door kept banging. The Lido cooked food was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with children


Never again

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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Jane Nowland

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I wanted to have my husband experience a cruise as my experience in Greece was so good. If we were Asian it may have been better as the staff seemed to spend more time helping them. I asked for a double as it was for our anniversary and we opened door to 2 single beds. The food was awful and small sevings. The breakfast choices were terrible and the service was non existent as we had to ask more ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


We renamed it the Explorer Nightmare!

Review for Explorer Dream to Trans-Ocean

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Damseladore

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We saw a special deal, fly, accommodation in Singapore, and 14 night cruise back to Sydney. Sounded ideal! Especially as the ship had been launched in April 2019, millions of dollars spent on refurbishment, and a maiden voyage. THE SHIP IS 20 YEARS OLD! Our excitement cooled off even before we left home. The company got my wife's date of birth wrong, the port of departure in Singapore was ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


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