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70 Cairns Cruise Reviews


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Happy travelling

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Coral Expeditions Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea Expedition

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We went on the recent Coral Expeditions Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea Expedition cruise out of Cairns and were highly impressed with it. This was Coral Expeditions first voyage since March. Our main aim was to ...
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Sail Date October 2020


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Richard from Sydney

1 Review Written

Extraordinary 7 night Great Barrier Reef Cruise

This is my 1st actual cruise - just done day trips before. So this is written from the perspective of someone who is new to all this. Colour me impressed. ------ What do you get when you cross the untouched ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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helliottcruise

1 Review Written

Delightful Cruise of Great Barrier Reef

My cruise with Coral Expeditions began with their smooth and generous handling of my travel delays. They went above and beyond to make sure I could embark as planned. Because of my delayed arrival, I did not get to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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DebbieandPaul

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

An Amazing Trip

Just returned from an amazing 3-night trip around the coral reef. The accommodation was very pleasant, plenty of room along with a good bathroom facilities and good size windows to see the breath-taking views. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ipsmithpwc

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

This is a very special ship and a very special company. Our 4th trip with them. The whole experience is a delight and the staff and crew are outstanding. Please ignore any previous adverse comments which completely ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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0123al007

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overall for us the very best

I am retired in Thailand with a lovely young wife, I have been cruising for over 50 yrs, and done maybe 40 plus cruises, and around 10 with Azamara, we currently have three booked Azamara is at the top of our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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fdsorrels

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Azamara cruise but not our last

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and an opportunity to try Azamara. We were very satisfied with everything aboard ship. As suite passengers we had free access to the premium dining venues. Prime C was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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ruthfsc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

14 night Australia and Indonesia

This was our 3rd Azamara cruise. We are very happy with the cruise line, service is amazing from the maintenance workers to the captain. Everyone is friendly and go out of their way to help with whatever.The ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Tigerkelly44

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sub Antarctica just amazing

Words can’t do this cruise justice as is was far beyond anything that you expect The team are great and very knowledgeable. They are only too happy to share this with you. The wild life is amazing, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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kasr

5 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Chairman's Cruise - Great Barrier Reef (Food & Wine Theme)

(Apologies if this is a bit long, but I know i love to get all the details when I read a review!) Day 1 - Boarding As others have noted Ponant are very strict with their 1 hour boarding window, and even ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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AmyAtSea

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise and ship - far better than Princess

We did the Eden cruise departing Cairns on 27 July to New Guinea. We are sorry that P&O has sold this ship on, as we found it to be a delightful, smaller ship. We hope her sister ship, Pacific Aria, will be as ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Marchfly

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever....

This was our second time on Eden - the first time was two years ago and we loved it which is why we returned. If anything the ship was better second time around. Beautifully furnished, spacious, friendly and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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maffie

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience

Loved the experience of visiting remote areas seldom visited by cruise ships. The locals provided us with unforgettable experiences! Highlight was swimming with whale sharks! Staff was excellent and couldn't be ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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smeddickruth

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Experience!!!

We spent 4 nights sailing around the Great Barrier Reef. Most of the excursions are snorkelling the reef which was absolutely amazing.The ship was very comfortable with good size cabins and nice common areas. The ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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dthiebaud

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Expedition Cruise across the Spice Islands

We had been previously on a cruise across this Indonesian region last year that was disappointing with Silversea Expedition. This year Ponant cruise was exceptional, thanks to the outstanding expedition team lead by ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Junebruce1948

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A well organised cruise

This company has cruising to a fine art. If you want to see the Great Barrier Reef, go snorkelling or diving then the staff will do everything to help you fulfill your dream. They have your safety as a priority. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Freetobemyself

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent surprise

Very hard to find with Google. I only found big ships; Coral Expedition (CE) with small boat was the only choice with key words such as "cruise the Great Reef Barrier”. Tougher to find Coral Expedition II (CE) in ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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teamflames

25 Reviews Written

167 Helpful Votes

Amazing value

Local friends of ours found an amazing promotional rate for this short term cruise and so we decided to join them. We were a little apprehensive as we had heard the line had a reputation for party makers and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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dawn.nicholson@ymail.com

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Amazing PNG and great family experience

We had heard some not great reviews of P&O, but loved the idea of PNG as a destination. We have cruised four times before and we thought P&O was great. We loved the Australian feel of the ship, the smaller size, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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RobynC

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fantastic ship and destination

We choose our cruises for the availability of when we want/can cruise and also very importantly, the destination. My brother had previously sailed on the Eden and had a wonderful experience on their first ever ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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jxsAUS

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Extensive refurbishments and a great itinerary

Pacific Eden has just returned from a multi million dollar refurbishment, mainly of the public areas. The results are stunning. Fresh and vibrant colours and quirky but interesting artworks. I was expecting ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Grey Nomad 48

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lemonade from Lemons

This cruise is over the Great Barrier Reef. Early April is risky weather-wise and we hit rough seas. The captain and crew came up with a plan to head south where the weather was better and to cruise backwards. We ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Ann arson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The very best way to experience the Great Barrier Reef!

We were told about this cruise by a couple we met in Sydney 2 years ago and thought it would be an ideal end to our next New Zealand trip, as we've always wanted to see the GBR. We enjoyed every minute of our 4 ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rewhite

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

GBR Experience

My wife and I took the 4 night 3 day north leg of this cruise. It was fabulous. Coral expeditions is a small ship and our cruise was not full; just 17 passengers and 12 crew. You take this cruise to experience ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Goudejr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Barrier Reef

I have always dreamed of snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef but as I am not a strong swimmer and hate sea water I thought it was only a dream! Well I was wrong! I went on this cruise expecting to do the next best ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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