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Australia & New Zealand Sirena Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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Disappointment on many counts

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CruiseCritic1940
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Having taken three previous excellent cruises with Oceania (on Regatta and Nautica), we jumped at the chance to book a trip to see Australia and New Zealand aboard Sirena, a so-called "sister ship." Little did we know that Sirena is apparently the ugly sister of the bunch. We booked our trip in early February, 2016, and, since our desired Penthouse level was not available, we booked a suite on ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Very Enjoyable Cruise

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9singer27
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and we were not disappointed. The itinerary was amazing and we were successful in arranging private tours in all of the ports except 3 where Oceania had booked all the spots in the preferable tours. In those ports, we had no choice but to book with the ship and it was ridiculously expensive. The tours were great but about 4 times what we would have paid with ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Best part of cruise was time on shore

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CenCoaster
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise based on our satisfaction with 3 previous Oceania cruises and for this cruise's ports of call. There were high points and low points during the cruise, unfortunately with too many lows. The main problem was too much time at sea due to the 2-day crossing of the Tasman Sea plus a 3rd day that was onboard ship when it visited Milford Sound enroute to the east side of NZ. The ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Fantastic Cruise!

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kedavis4
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Disclaimer: This is a detailed and comprehensive review. My husband and I recently sailed on Oceania's cruise of Australia/New Zealand (9-14 April 2017) on the ship, Sirena. This was our first ocean cruise ever and to say we were impressed is an understatement. The Sirena was amazing. It apparently had been refurbished within the last year and it was very beautiful and well-equipped with ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Australia and New Zealand

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Winona Prindiville
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the destination and our prior cruises with Oceana. While our cabin was good, our cabin attendant was usually no where to be found. The food was a disappointment, especially the 2 upscale restaurants. At the Tuscan Steak our steaks had to be sent back and at The Red Ginger fod was returned and service was lacking. It was a chore to get our wine bottles we had ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Excellent Service

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Oldcruzers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our fifth cruise with this line and we were in the minority. Most passengers we met had enjoyed many, many more. Service is attentive. Our circumnavigation of Australia provided us with diversity in choice of ports. We appreciated the shuttle buses to the city centres. Unlike other cruise lines we have used, Oceania has a nice bistro where you can get speciality coffees and not have ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


Tour Management Disappointing

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wallen
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Everything (ship, staff, food, itinerary) was fantastic, just as we've come to expect from Oceania, except for their tour management. The tour write-ups posted on-line based on which we made tour reservations were frequently very different from the description provided in the blue book and onboard and from the contents of the actual tour. We showed one guide what had been posted and he said ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Great Cruise, Perfect Way to See Australia

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Alrolarry
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The crew was outstanding, making sure your every wish was met with a smile. We were concerned about taking a 34 day cruise thinking that it would be too long. We were wrong. The itinerary was great and our days at sea were filled with activities. I found it interesting that a large number of Australians choose this cruise to see their own country. The size of the ship allowed us to get ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Wonderful cruise on a nicely remodeled ship.

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SedonaJoel
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Wonderful cruise on a nicely remodeled ship. This was our 28th Oceania cruise and we cruised in an owners suite. The suite is totally remodeled - it now has two rooms with a separating door. Great for room service breakfast. Our butler brought breakfast each day without disturbing us. Outstanding closet space and six foot wide shower.The itinerary was fantastic!! All suites now have showers ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite


Food and Staff were wonderful. Seas not so much.

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micarda
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Small ship had advantages and disadvantages: in rough seas the motion is much more of a problem and we had some very rough seas. Another advantage is that smaller ship can dock much closer to towns than larger ones: unfortunately, this was not the case and we were shunted to ports much further than I expected. Cabins are incredibly small and they look large compared to the bathrooms. Again, the ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


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