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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

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1-10 of 25 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


Cyclone followed us to New Zealand

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TheBlooferLady

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Apologies for the delay in writing this review. We cruised as a family of 4, myself and husband, mid 40s and two children, an 11yo and 15yo. We chose and booked this cruise about 1.5 years before sailing, as we found a fantastic deal with good OBC. It was our 2nd cruise, and first with Princess Cruises. Our first was with Royal Caribbean. We chose Princess as we just wanted to compare and ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Sydney to New Zealand East Coast

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dras2

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

For us to go to Sydney Austrailia and sail New Zeland was a trip of a life time.  We went 1/2 way around the world.   While Princess has no control over who sails with them there is a demographic of people who make the cruise uncomfortable.  They push and shove and cut in line and just generally misbehave in relation to western standards of behavior.  And it is not just Australia where you find ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Very nice ship but food not so good

Review for Emerald Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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tbose55

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was a once in a life time cruise for us. A chance to see 2 very far away countries, Australia and New Zealand. The ship and crew were very good. Embarkation and debarkation process were very timely and ran smoothly. Entertainment was excellent. Food, especially in the Horizon Court, was inferior. Numerous items were not hot and sometimes just barely warm. Many times items were ...
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Sail Date: March 2017


NZ Cruise. Mar 18-31 2017

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AlbyofCraigmore

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Our second NZ cruise. One different port ,Picton. Enjoyed onboard activities, did our own thing for tours, found most onboard offered tours too expensive. Food was excellent, we dined any time, buffet and dining room. Entertainment was excellent and kept us amused. This was the largest cruise ship we have been on so we were surprised at the crowds when anything was on, ie, shopping sales, ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


New Zealand cruise

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suesinger

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Great ports. Princess tours were much better than usual. We also used Shore Tours for most of our private tours. Nigel coordinated tours in 5 ports. Highly recommend the company. Food on cruise was odd. Minimal beef at dinner. Numerous dinners were mainly fish and vegetarian, with no beef even on daily menu. Same hamburger for every dinner. No cheesecake on everyday menu or pasta ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Emerald Princess to South Pacific.

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wello

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Good cruise, ship of high quality appointments, entertainment good, weather a bit average, food good, service ok. Did this cruiser at a special price, half price deal, to celebrate Wedding anaversary, have been to the islands before, very humid weather, ok on the ship. Enjoyed overall cruise, stage shows and dancers were very good, entertainment staff were very good, all venues were good, art ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Very Enjoyable Cruise to New Caledonia and Vanuatu

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Gaeley

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Wanted to cruise from Australia and had never visited these areas. Started our holiday with two nights in Sydney at the Phillip Street Travelodge. Excellent location and easy to get to Cruise Port. We have previously cruised on the Golden Princess out of San Pedro and this ship was very similar in size. It did seem a little more crowded at times but we always found plenty of areas to enjoy. ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great weather and beautiful ports

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imatravelholic

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I chose this cruise because it has been on my list of places to visit all my life. I am a gardener and have always heard of the unique horticulture in New Zealand and Australia. Staying one night at lovely affordable Crown Plaza Hotel near the port in Auckland I had plenty of time to see the city and prepare for the cruise. The embarkation process was one of the smoothest processes ever. The port ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Very nice cruisetour

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gthornh

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was a cruise that has been on our bucket list for years. We took the Princess Cruisetour. Land tour of Australia and then cruised New Zealand. Do land tour first because it is a very active tour. You get a couple days rest after on Cruise ship. We were a bit disappointed that Princess changed the itinerary on the Land tour portion of Australia 6 weeks before we cruised. We missed a Port ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


This cruise was for the Ports of Call

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Rcboy

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We are Platinum members on Princess Cruises and this was our first trip to Australia and New Zealand. We choose Princess for a number of reasons, in no particular order, the 250 minutes of free internet for both of us being Platinum members. The laundry rooms on the ship, as after the cruise we were staying another 9 nights. In the past our experience on Princess was very good. We chose this ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


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