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Princess Diamond Princess Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

Princess
Diamond Princess
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

91

Very Good

48

Average

37

Poor

10

Terrible

6

Cruise type

Family Cruises

193

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

193

Romantic Cruises

193

Singles Cruises

193

Senior Cruises

193

193 Princess Diamond Princess Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


locosnotions avatar

locosnotions

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What an amazing relocation cruise

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We chose this cruise based on the amazing time we had previously cruising Diamond Princess from Singapore. This cruise left from Sydney and arrived in Tokyo and had heaps of sea days to really enjoy the boat. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Prolineone

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruise destination, sorry about the exterior shipboard odor on our balcony

Great March 2018 twenty two day cruise to Tasmania, followed by a second cruise to New Zealand, back to back on the Diamond Princess. Wonderful locations, people, and activities, and great cabin, C755, Vista Suite ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jennandstacy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

I mean, Sydney to Auckland??, um, YES!!

We always had the dream to go to Hobbiton, New Zealand as we are HUGE LOTR fans. We got that opportunity and see more by traveling on the Diamond Princess from Dec 19-Jan 1 from Sydney to Auckland on an 11 day ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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NC LD Traveler

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Super Trip Around New Zealand

Cruise started and ended in beautiful Sydney Harbor. The boarding process was quick and we were onboard in about ten minutes. Princess used the Overseas Terminal for this cruise. Our luggage showed up very soon ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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tbovier

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Diamond Princess is going downhill

This is our third cruise on the Diamond Princess from Sydney to Yokohama. Dining : We were on the Sapphire Princess in February and the food in the Horizon and main dining room are much much better than Diamond ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Nanbe

1 Review Written

Pleasantly surprised

This was a 22 day cruise to Japan. The end destination was the main reason we chose this cruise but was unsure of the number of sea days. Apart from the Japan ports we had been to the others. A couple of tours ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Kelvin Payne

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Japan Cruise

1. We try to go to places that we haven't been before and Japan fitted that criteria. 2. I thought the enterainment was very poor for the whole trip apart from about 3 shows. These were comedy and solo ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Old Bulldog

5 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Sydney to Japan on Diamond Princess

My husband and I were keen to visit japan and this cruise also visited Borneo, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Embarkation from Sydney was with minimal waiting time. Our cabin was a balcony room aft on deck 12 and was lovely ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Gayl4b

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Tasmania is awesome!!

Great ship (liked it so much on Japan Circle 10/16/17 that I chose it again). The ONLY drawback is that cream for coffee is only available in the cafe. They need to work on this. Shore excursions are pricey for what ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Liketachat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

WE LOVED IT

This was our 20th Princess Cruise. We can't fault the Wait Staff or the Cruise Staff. Everyone was friendly and efficient. We only went to the Dining Room once, which is normal for us. My Husband is a finicky ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Steveoka

21 Reviews Written

137 Helpful Votes

Improved with age

We have just got off the Diamond after 22 days Sydney to Tokyo. We have traveled on her a couple of times previously and we must say that all in all it was a very good experience. The service was fantastic ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Judymacj

1 Review Written

Diamonds are Forever

Saturday, 10 March 2018 We left home at 7:45, Keith Firth, our lovely neighbour, providing the transport to the airport. Lifted off for Sydney with Virgin at 10:20; beautiful flight. We decided to catch a taxi ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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kimtaylorptc1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

BAD! Princess has gone so downhill....

We wanted to see the destinations offered and had used Princess several years ago and thought their service was very good. Times change! Food was lousy in main dining room. They tried to nickel and dime us to ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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rozjenks

1 Review Written

Our honeymoon

We chose the Diamond Princess Cruise because the timing coincided between Neville's summer lawn bowls competition and his committments to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.It was also very suitable for our ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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leonkapa

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise

I have primarily chose this cruise because of captain Gennaro,we have had him on the world cruise and we enjoyed his lunchtime announcements and overall approach to the passengers he is the complete captain and a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jcnmac

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Strong Performance in the Important Categories

We came late in the embark process. No lines. Pier staff were excellent. Easy access to ship and cabin. Cabin well appointed (mini-suite on Dolphin level, port and aft). Bed a bid bowed but very comfortable. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Paul’s perspective

1 Review Written

Diamond princess is a gem

Cruising to Tasmania, we were looking forward to seeing Hobart and Port Arthur for the first time. We have cruised on Sapphire Princess before so were looking forward to the diamond princess living up to a similar ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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lionstc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Days at sea

Embarkation was fine and we were on the ship within 45 minutes. Cabin was fine. Staff in all the bars and restaurants were great. The buffet is not big enough for the amount of people on the ship with the usual ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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tvdedda

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

PERFECT IN EVERY WAY

If you want a wonderful cruise on a wonderful cruise line go "Princess" we have cruised most of the other lines and Princess remains our favourite. Why, firstly the staff are not overworked so they can be friendly ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Ma33y

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Princess needs to lift their game

Bravo show on the last night was th3 highlight of the cruise. Exceptional and extraordinary. In the light of the current awareness of inappropriate workplace conversations about respect for women the cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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vetlag

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Diamond Princess Should Be Renamed: CZ Princess

My husband, and I planned on this cruise for over 2 yrs. We were so excited to visit a part of the world we did not see before, and like the list of ports we would visit. When we booked this cruise (on board the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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scattley

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Cruise - would do this again in a heartbeat

Overall - no rain days and good sunbathing weather for most of each day. As we were cruising during the Oscars, all the Oscar movies were being shown under the stars (as were the Oscars). Less than 20 under 15s on ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Living1

1 Review Written

Pleasant and relaxing

We love Hobart and we meet friends in two ports. Also the scenic cruising was great along with the dolphins and birds and the scenery coming out of Port Arthur was stunning. Sunrise and sunset over the ocean, a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jphectus

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Princess Has Downgraded Their Offering!!!

We are Platinum cruisers with Princess and this last cruise on Diamond has cured us---we will no longer book Princess. It was quite evident to us and to many others we talked to on this cruise that Princess has ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Eyechatter

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Down Under Cruise

Bucket List cruise for my husband and yet I liked it too! Best to book the pre cruise hotel at least three days ahead so you can schedule tours of Sydney & get to enjoy it. Also staying an extra day or two ...
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Sail Date January 2018


Diamond Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining3.54
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.54.1
Enrichment5.03.4
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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