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Australia & New Zealand Sapphire Princess Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

Princess
Sapphire Princess
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

12

Average

4

16 Australia & New Zealand Sapphire Princess Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews


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first time cruiser

4 Reviews Written

Wonderful. Best holiday ever.

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The trip from Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney Australia was the first time we had been on a cruise ship. When I first saw the outside of the "Sapphire Princess" at the dock in Auckland I thought "oh oh..... this is ...
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Sail Date January 2008


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vegasnine

2 Reviews Written

Good and Bad...but at least it's honest...

In order to keep this organized and simple, I have broken this review out into several categories: General Information Having been on 2 cruises prior (still a newbie to cruising really) my husband and I decided ...
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Sail Date April 2008


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lizzy77

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sapphire to New Zealand including Sea Rescue

We arrived in Sydney after a short flight from Melbourne and after a Princess Transfer we were on the ship by 1.00pm. It was a very easy embarkation with no hassles at all. We had a restricted view on Emerald deck ...
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Sail Date February 2008


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highlanderstew

1 Review Written

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

I was a virgin of the sea prior to this wonderful trip my wife Judy and I took to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. We flew London - LA - Auckland with no problem until a wee sniffer dog at Auckland airport ...
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Sail Date April 2007


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aclay

1 Review Written

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

Background: This review is my first one on Cruise Critic and rather long (sorry), however I have tried to structure it for you so that you can skip to the specific paragraphs e.g ports, ship, dining e.t.c. In the ...
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Sail Date December 2006


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cowprintrabbit

7 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

Australia New Zealand Trip Report Well, the beginning of the cruise started with a bit of adventure and a fair amount of stress. Out journey would take us from Seattle (SEA) -> San Francisco (SFO) -> Sydney (SYD) ...
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Sail Date April 2007


annie57 avatar

annie57

1 Review Written

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

We flew from Sydney to Auckland on 10th March & stayed at the Duxton Hotel which was excellent, & which we booked with lastminute.com On the Monday we got a taxi direct to Princes Wharf about noon & had no trouble ...
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Sail Date March 2007


Mike W avatar

Mike W

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

Embarkation at Auckland was excellent as was delivery of luggage etc. The ship was impressive and spotless always. Staff were continuously cleaning or painting, sometimes, however, this was a little intrusive ...
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Sail Date April 2007


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mare s.

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

Our cruise began with a 6 day pre-cruise land tour. We made our own flight arrangements to Sydney and arrived early Sunday morning and took a taxi to the Four Seasons Hotel. We were pleasantly surprised to find that ...
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Sail Date March 2007


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rosagallica

1 Review Written

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

I am a retired flt. attendant with Air Canada, with 25 yrs experience. I now own my own floral design business. I have travelled extensively, and independently, around the world. I have cruised a few times before ...
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Sail Date February 2007


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Painter

2 Reviews Written

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

Sapphire Princess Cruise 6th - 18th January 2005 Review We have arrived home from our wonderful cruise. Yes ...  the Sapphire Princess cruise ship is a magnificent venue for the holiday or a lifetime. First of ...
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Sail Date January 2005


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james king

15 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

This cruise was booked through an Australian travel agency well ahead of departure time, approximately 12 months prior to sailing. The anticipation of this cruise was unbearable. Our Roll Call for this cruise was ...
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Sail Date December 2004


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Lovetoboogie

1 Review Written

Bangkok to Sydney - Christmas & New Year cruise

Booked the cruise in September 06, three months before flight schedules came out in January 07 - despite asking for World Traveller Plus seating on BA direct flights, were given Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong (as were ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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annwyl

2 Reviews Written

Agree with Victor Meldrew

Please enter your review. I have to agree with the review by Victor Meldrew. I am Canadian and travelled on this same cruise with my husband. We stayed precruise(booked through Princess) in Bangkok at the ShangriLa, ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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free101girl

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

My husband (age 50) and I (age 44) have previously cruised three times on Holland America and twice on Disney. We've also done a few one-time cruises on a number of other lines. We decided to try Princess because it ...
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Sail Date March 2007


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foxyh

1 Review Written

Sapphire Princess - Australia/New Zealand

I normally do not get involved in writing such reviews, but felt this applicable because of some pre-cruising negative reviews for this itinerary and ship. We flew to Auckland on ANZ which was (in spite of the ...
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Sail Date March 2007


Sapphire Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family5.04
Enrichment4.03.5
Service5.04.2
Value For Money4.03.8
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