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Princess Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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1,311 Princess Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews


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essex traveller

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Destination good, ship poor

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Chosen because of its destination. New Zealand. First impression. The ship was big. Cabin was very comfortable. Nice touch with floor lights when using the bathroom at night. Plenty of hanging space and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Terri0

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very impressed

I am really impressed with the way the Captain and crew of the Golden Princess responded to constantly-changing circumstances while we were on our New Zealand cruise. Our captain kept us up-to-date as much as he ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Patthecruiser

9 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Could not have been a nicer cruise

Embarkation was a breeze and no wait really whatsoever. Sydney port is congested but we got through it very fast. We were booked in a Mini Suite on this Royal Class ship and found it to be in perfect order. They ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Todh barber

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

Hi all My wife and son and myself choose this cruise as it left from Melbourne our home city easier we thought. We found the ship to be leaking and the age group on boat old honestly if you didn't have a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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chrisgill54

7 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

NZ was ace but not fan of Princess

This was the cruise of our dreams....and New Zealand didn't let us down. Sadly there was much to disappoint on board. We found organisation often chaotic specially on days we had to tender. You had to queue ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Libray

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Saw some nice things, BUT!

My first experience with Princess and I have to say on this size ship it will probably be my last. The ship itself was fine, although the elevators were always crammed with people and mobility scooters etc. which ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Wally cowin

1 Review Written

Train trip to Arthurs Pass a highlight of the Cruise

My first Princess cruise and loved every minute. The inside cabin on deck 12 handy to the great outdoors, bar, buffets, and lifts down into the ship. The food in the Horizon Court was better than expexted ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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PBMCM

1 Review Written

Sea Princess Cruise NZ in February

Always wanted to see New Zealand and we thought that a cruise would provide the best opportunity to visit the various regions. We took the New Zealand 15 day cruise with Princess and were booked on the Sea ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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dancerjoy

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We chose this cruise because it went around parts of Australia and the overall package seemed a really good deal to us. We hadn't cruised Princess before but had heard good reviews and that it was a step above RCI ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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varty

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing 13 night cruise on Ruby Princess

We chose this trip from Sydney to New Zealand to enjoy a cruise and to see some of New Zealand. We flew from Hobart, Tasmania to stay with our son in Sydney the night before. We weren't due to embark until 4.00 pm ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Midolo60

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We loved the ship

We think the crew and the activities supplied for the cruise were fanastic. The choice of dining was outstanding and well presented. Overall good value and a great holiday. We would sail on her again. We think ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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thekirtons2002

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disapppointing

We were on the six day segment from Sydney to Adelaide. So the major issue with this cruise was the poor attitude and service from the staff. With the exclusion of the cabin stewards, the rest displayed ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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anterior43

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely majestic

A beautiful ship. Service is the reason we come back for Princess even some not smile, why fuss about little things. Usually February is the best time to cruise Australia, but this year we experienced rain, wind, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Skydollnw

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Itinerary great ship quality needs to be updated

Great itinerary but not great pre cruise drink packages no bottled water packages so brought a case on ourselves . Ship was rusty on our mini suite deck and other spare as. Staff were mostly friendly but some could ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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hen302

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Very good value for money - a good average cruise ship

One of the attractions of this cruise was that it left and returned to Melbourne, which saved us the trip to Sydney. We were a group of six - myself and husband and our 2 adult kids and their partners. We wanted a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Kamfish642

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess (New Zealand Feb. 11-24, 2020)

Flew from LAX to Sydney 2 days prior to cruise and arrived in Sydney just in time to feel the effects of the remnants of a Level 1 Cyclone. Landed early Sunday morning, and flight was one of the most turbulent we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Dollywobble

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dissapointed

We chose this cruise because of the route from Sydney to Singapore, but it was terminated at Perth because of the Coronavirus. It was announced during a show in the theatre by the captain, whereas we understood the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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davetravels071949

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Do Not Expect Assistance or Courteous Service

I planned my Australia and New Zealand vacation with Princess Cruises so I could see the most I could within the 24 Days I had down-under. I did this even though Princess Cruises does not have a single supplement ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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RosieCanberra

19 Reviews Written

132 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

We did a six night Sydney to Adelaide cruise, via Hobart and Melbourne. The ship is beautiful and still fairly new so everything was lovely. Our cabin E707 mini suite was a good size with bath. Two flat screen ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Myotherapy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

13 night New Zealand

I actually was gifted the cruise. It was great to have a few days sailing to find out and deal with seasickness. After that the cruise was great. The captain was very helpful with announcements when and if needed. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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holidaysrock

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship and Cruise

Was hesitant about booking on Ruby Princess based on previous reviews. Yes, the ship is showing signs of wear in some places but is extremely well maintained. Food was very good in restaurants, and other free ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Dustoff70

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exremely dissapointed

Chose this cruise sailing from Sydney to see the Fiordlands unfortunately we were not told that there is only a small chance to see them, Apparently the ships are often denied entry to the Fiords because of possible ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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clety

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A cruise that was an experience

I chose the cruise because I was told that it would be an unforgettable experience which was mostly true except for the fact that I was unable to enjoy some of the entertainment for lack of proper hearing aid ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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cuenca

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

New Zealand

This is our 5th cruise with Princess, we have had good luck in the past. BUT this ship was way to big, too many people and the service was not as good. The new arrangement with most public places open to the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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JanGeoff

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Never Again a Total Rip Off

After several enjoyable Cruises with Carnival we chose to go with Princess Cruises from Sydney 13nights to New Zealand, we were told Carnival was a 3 star cruise line and Princess was a 4 star cruise. When we ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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