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Maasdam Cruise Review by abdnz

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Nov 2018
  • Destination: Australia & New Zealand
  • Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

This was the second part to our cruise. Only about 800 to 900 on this section. We kept the same cabin 574 Main Deck and the same great crew looking after cabin. The ship as usual was kept clean and tidy. Unfortunately the menu in the dining room and up in Lido did not change except for thanks giving evening. One evening in the dining the Lamb shank was very good.

We found the Library a very good place to past the time of day.

The shops were nothing to write home about, there was one big jewellery shop with some expensive items.

Easy enough to get around the ship, lifts were never overcrowded except after a show when everyone was trying to either other places on the ship or to their cabins.

The Hamburger/hot Dog place on deck 11 was great for lunch thou personally I did not like all the stuff that was put on the Hot Dog, Hamburgers were great. while having your lunch on deck it was quite often hard to hear the captain talking over the speaker.

This was the part of cruise were looking forward to as my wife had lived on Niue and I was to get the conducted tour, it was not to be as the captain advised it was to rough at the wharf to land.

We also did not land at Rarotonga as it was to rough to get into the tenders.

Vava U Tonga was great as we were able to meet up with the wife's son and delivery a case of items that they wanted. Arranging to get off the ship with the case was a hassle from the front desk staff but in the end we saw customs when they came aboard and got cleared by them.

Savusavu was ok, but Suva has not changed since we were last there apart from more high rise building.

Dravuni Island was the best place for snorkelling and swimming.


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Large Ocean-View Stateroom
Cabin C 574

No problem with cabin, staff just great


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