We chose NCL's Christmas cruise in preference to other options as they were new to this sector and friends travelling on same cruise had previous good experience in Hawaii and Mexico trips. The itinerary also appealed even though it was ... Read More
I chose this cruise due to the timing and destination. It needed to be in school holidays and New Zealand was a destination I wished to visit.
The service from most staff was of a high standard. Staff greeted guests, were polite and ... Read More
The ship is getting a little old, so they say, and some of the activities on newer, larger ships are just not here.
There was not a decent water slide, except a tiny one for the kiddies' pool. On Carnival, by contrast, I had a great ... Read More
I choose to do this crusie as I wanted to do my own thing for Christmas and New Years.
The Interna Stateroom was fantastic couldn't fault it in anyway except the fridge didn't work but I didn't need to use it.
The embarkation and the ... Read More
I particularly wanted to cruise in Milford Sound and Fjordland - absolutely spectacular.
On a previous visit to NZ by bus, I was unable to get into the Sound as the road was blocked by snow - so the scenic cruising was a real treat.
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A holiday trip to see the lovely coast and fiords of sleepy New Zealand this year. Whilst the Port of Melbourne holds promise for its proximity to the city and wide vistas, the facilities are rustic andvthe traffic dropping off was ... Read More
We chose this cruise to get a taste of New Zealand & because we had been advised the Sea Princess was a beautiful ship. After sailing with P&O & MSC prior to this cruise however, we were a little disappointed with our ... Read More
We are an early 40's married couple who travel permanently and have taken about 10 cruises in the last 18 months. We have sailed HAL, Celebrity, NCL, P/O Australia and Regent. Our previous experience on HAL has only been on the ... Read More
Marylin and I chose this cruise for two main reasons.
1. It left from Station Pier, Melbourne. Just 14 kilometres from home.
2. Someone else was going to cover all the Christmas and New Year cooking, house keeping and entertainment.
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The Celebrity Solstice has to be our favourite of favourites. Not only is it a beautiful ship both inside and out but the layout and convenient access to public areas is excellent. And, in spite of the number of passengers (over 3000), ... Read More
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