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Sanjanjo
Member Since 2016
4 reviews
21 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We went on the Sun Princess because it offered a 2 day sojourn up the coast from Sydney to Brisbane which was a much better option than flying. Its a beautiful ship. 2 days does not give you a lot of chances to experience it and one ... Read more
Marcothepolopony
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
This was my second cruise in the same cabin on the Sun. It was a little cleaner than I remember and the bathroom had been rennovated a bit. The bed was ultra comfortable and as I travel solo I had heaps of room on my balcony and ... Read more
DarylD
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
After my most recent cruise with P&O Australia around 15 months ago I came to the conclusion that P&Os standards (in particular with the food options) have dropped too far and it was time to try another cruise line so when a good ... Read more
Banjo Parrot
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
We did this cruise as a previous Princess cruise around New Zealand missed 4 ports and offered a discount and on boards credits on a future cruise. Although weather cant be controlled, two missed ports on this trip was disappointing, only ... Read more
Htur
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this cruise because it was something different with a significant historical significance. Overall it was a good cruise. The history lectures were excellent. The tenders to Doini Island took hours and was most frustrating. ... Read more
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thistledoo
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
298 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this particular cruise because of the interesting itinerary and also because the timing was outside our cyclone season. The ship was in excellent condition for it's age. The crew was exceptional in all the areas we experienced. ... Read more
EM Gray
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
First cruise and really enjoyed it. Thought the food was superb. We bought drinks from the wheelhouse bar at happy hour and took them back to our room for later. It was unfortunate that we didn't get to Isle of Pines and Mystery Island ... Read more
prw05
Member Since 2017
1 review
19 helpful votes
My wife and I chose this cruise for the itinerary 14 days taking in Vanuatu, Fiji and New Caledonia. First downfall was Cyclone Donna which killed the first 2 ports (Isle of Pines and Mystery Island) - can't lay blame or fault on the ... Read more
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PrincessCruises3, Social Team, Princess Cruises, responded to this review
Hi prw50, we apologize for your disappointing ... Read more
Lidian
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
1st cruise in 40 years mostly happy with it. Cabin was inside Dolphin aft & after first night we had the bed separated to singles to allow more room, wow what a difference to the room size. Unfortunately the bed & super soft ... Read more
Pamelajoy
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We (husband and me) chose this cruise because it coincided with my 60th birthday, and the fact that neither of us had been to this part of the world before, in all our combined years of travelling. Sailing on the Sun Princess was a ... Read more
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ssawjo
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
555 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My DW and I took this 20 day cruise because of me mostly. I am a WWII history buff and wanted to visit some of the southwest Pacific battlefields. I am 63 and DW is 62 and we are in pretty good shape and we are from the U.S. Apparently ... Read more
2903happy
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
32 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it visited many ports that I visited, along with my parents 40yrs ago. The Sun Princess was welcoming and comfortable as ever, and the seas were kind all throughout this memorable 20-day journey. Sun ... Read more
LAGAAN
Member Since 2008
1 review
19 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Chose the cruise several years ago but cancer delayed taking it. It was a "bucket list" item. 29 days Brisbane to Brisbane is a must do cruise Sun princess is an old ship with a number of infirmities as were most of the ... Read more
Tuna56
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We joined Sun Princess in Adelaide for an 11 day cruise around the Western Australian coast to Darwin where we boarded The Ghan for the return trip to Adelaide. Embarkation was quick and hassle free. Within 30 minutes of arriving at the ... Read more
bcamnb
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
147 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We stayed for a few days in Sydney pre and post cruise at an exceptional AirBnB in Waterloo - PM me for details. HIGHLY recommended and inexpensive in this expensive city. Although not our most very favourite cruise, this was lots of ... Read more
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jimmycricket3908
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The itinerary was the draw for this cruise. 29 nights around Australia. WOW it was great. Due to the length of the cruise it was mostly seniors and I only saw a hand full of kids. This was also know as the hop on hop off cruise because ... Read more
Maginty
Member Since 2013
1 review
111 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Round Australia itinerary was a perfect close to our touring of the more visited areas on land. We often do private tours, but the ships tours were very good, but a bit more expensive which is typical of cruise ship tours. Some port ... Read more
Westcliffgirl
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
11 helpful votes
My husband and I plus two young adults booked this cruise last minute as it was such a good offer. We had never chosen interior cabins before but everything else was fully booked. We did not get to choose our cabins and ended up at the ... Read more
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Hi Westcliffgirl, we're glad you enjoyed your ... Read more
Tardustraveller
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
It's hard not to compare to previous cruises on Celebrity Solstice but to sum up first Sun Princess is an older ship with older guests. Solstice excels on style and dining but that's not what matters , what does matter is "did we ... Read more
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Hi Tardustraveller, we're so glad that you ... Read more
bisdee000
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
second cruise on sun princess first being from Melbourne 2007 . embarkation 1 hour checked our cabin deck 10 b729 s potless great beds met cabin steward jovey very friendly a great start to trip. went to buffet food was excellent great ... Read more
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KoalaBear2014
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Enjoyed out 10 day South Pacific cruise, thanks to MATT the cruise director, he made this a fun cruise, always laughing, unfortunately he is now off the the Caribbean. Loved "Share" by Curtis Stone, excellent food & ... Read more
Ship Drongo
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
92 forum posts
20 helpful votes
THE CONS: There were some weird odours from time to time which were unexplained The free pizzeria which was a favourite of ours, has been replaced by Share restaurant. The cost is $39 and the menu was quite limited; we didn't try it. ... Read more
Cruisemagpie
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
8 forum posts
25 helpful votes
.We boarded the Sun Princess after 5-00pm in 38C heat in an building without aircon because of a ship sanitisation caused by the norovirus. Third cruise in a row as it turned out that the virus was on board and the third ship sanitisation. ... Read more
lifeafloat
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We decided to take our family along with us as this trip covered Xmas and New Year. The Nuro virus was already onboard when we got on in Fremantle, but we thought hygenie would help us stay free of it and it worked, none of the 6 of us got ... Read more
pedrobanditopeter
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our third cruise on Sun Princess. After touring the South Pacific in Dec. 2013, and New Zealand in Dec. 2014, Xmas and the new year 2016 seemed like a good choice. Boarding was not a problem, having been warned of later ... Read more
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