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Cheap and Cheerful - you get what you pay for

Review for Pacific Adventure to South Pacific

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Lulustar
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First time back cruising after Covid. Wanted to dip our toes in to see how it was. And I was pleasantly surprised. We had booked a Byron Bay Mini Suite because I wanted to try out the club area. But a week before the cruise we were given an upgrade to a Suite. Don’t know why? But hey, I’ll take it. I had read all the reviews on this forum and was a bit concerned about what we would find. But it ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


P&O have come back strongly after covid.

Review for Pacific Explorer to South Pacific

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Fredette
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I was a bit worried after our recent experience with Holland America, but thankfully P&O haven't let standards slip too far trying to make up some money after not being able to sail during lockdowns. Sure, there were a few "fee only" items, and some things on the menu that you paid for in the complimentary restaurants, but on the whole everything was roughly the same as before. The food was ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Our first cruise ever

Review for Ovation of the Seas to South Pacific

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Nandagod
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We chose ovation of seas for convenience to sail off from Sydney. This is our first cruise experience. Hats off to the Staff , they were dedicated and smiling ! Balcony rooms are reasonable. The activities are very good. Not many movies though. Screening movies in the pool deck is a waste of time. Too noisy. We enjoyed everything on board the cruise except food. We are vegetarians. The food was ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Terrible shore tour arrangement and horrible food(complimentary one)

Review for Pacific Encounter to South Pacific

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JosieFung
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

The ship was very outdated with tear and wear. Pretty much like a motel standard (mini suite). It had an engine failure and cause huge change of the itinerary. They did not get prepared for hundreds if not thousands of passengers changing the shore excursions booked before their announcement. The machine only allowed booking one adult at a time (did not tell you when you book it) eventually ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Traveled with children


The failed to comply with New Zealand Environmental Laws

Review for Seven Seas Explorer to South Pacific

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selbydo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

New Zealand passed requirements for cleaning ship’s hull’s to prevent invasive species from entering their territorial water’s in 2018. We are currently on the RSSC Explorer for a 2 week cruise from Auckland to Sydney. The sailing just before us was to start in Sydney and was to end in Auckland. That sailing was denied entry into New Zealand waters due to RSSC Explorer hull ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Concierge Suite

Traveled with disabled person


Never again

Review for Pacific Explorer to South Pacific

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lillybell10nz
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this cruise because it fitted into the school holidays as my husband is a teacher. We had never been to South Australia and thought this was a good way to get a taste. We found all the online Covid requirements weren't required. On embarkation we were asked if we had taken a test but not asked for proof of a negative test. Masks were recommended. First couple of days about 50% of ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Would not reccommend

Review for Carnival Luminosa to South Pacific

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LaurenChappell
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

In a nutshell; Great service and a really entertaining onboard show but the ship is in need of repair and update. Staterooms were shockingly bad. Considering this ship was supposedly refurbished after being bought from Costa, the most difference I could tell was new carpets in communal areas and new signage. Multiple areas of the staterooms and ship were in need of an update or repair. The ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Ship from Hell!

Review for Ovation of the Seas to South Pacific

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Wiggles3
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We booked this holiday a year ago. We booked five cabins all balcony. I have been on 10 + cruises but first time with Royal Caribbean. The food was hospital food absolutely terrible. The buffet at lunch never changed, if you a vegetarian or have any dietary requirements do not go on this ship unless you want to lose weight. We never got to go on the bumper cars rollerskating or rock wall because ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Traveled with children


Carnival NYE cruise circus

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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MS2N
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Our group of ten embarked upon what we thought would be a great NYE cruise experience, unfortunately this did not occur as the negatives outweighed the positives. Positives where great staff in the restaurants, bars and our cabin attendant. Also the boarding and disembarking process efficient. Negatives, the food quality in the main dining room was terrible. Actually, the buffet and smaller ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


A Bad First Cruise Experience

Review for Pacific Explorer to South Pacific

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pjsomers
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My partner and I have never cruised, so we thought we would test the waters (pun intended) on a 3-day comedy cruise on the pacific explorer. As we had completed the VeriFly app, embarkation was relatively quick and painless. The balcony room we booked was very small and outdated. The temperature outside was 37 degrees and the room's air conditioning was really struggling to keep up (more ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


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