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Radiance of the Seas Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1194 reviews
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10 Night Cruise to South Island NZ

Review for Radiance of the Seas to the South Pacific
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Lord muk
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Dec 2018
Cabin: Interior
Picton on a cool day.
Milford Sound
Parade of flags

I chose this cruise for the deal & the opportunity to revisit the South Is & the Fjords which are amazing, the weather was perfect, raining enough for the waterfalls to be running & the weather cleared as the ship entered the Sounds.

Embarkation was a breeze, 1pm & straight onto the ship in 15 mins, disembarkation was a bit slower but easy enough, off the ship by 0830 after a hearty breakfast in the MDR.

The transit across the Tasman Sea & return was smooth, the weather was perfect all the way until Day 8 when the wind & sea swell picked up as the ship headed up the west coast.

Cabin Review


Cabin 6V

Cabin was aft deck 10, comfortable enough for 2, shower room very good, chair in room was dodgy, i probably could have asked for replacement but did not bother. One windy day & the front of the ship is very uncomfortable, need to lie down on bed to avoid vertigo, but overall the weather was great & being at the front was not a problem. The inroom TV provided entertainment on lazy days, plenty of news & sports channels plus some movies. The shower room was good for me. Optional pay TV which i did not use, too expensive.

Port Reviews


Take the Shuttle into city, visit Te Papa Museum.


Train ride can be organised from Trip Advisor.


Organise your train trip before cruise

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