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South Pacific Radiance of the Seas South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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"We did a 10 day cruise out of Sydney Australia to the South Pacific. We chose Radiance of the Seas for the departure date and itinerary offered. Unfortunately this itinerary started changing immediately after we..."Read More
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NZCANCruisers
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We did a 10 day cruise out of Sydney Australia to the South Pacific. We chose Radiance of the Seas for the departure date and itinerary offered. Unfortunately this itinerary started changing immediately after we booked (prior to Coronavirus) and continued changing right through our cruise. Understandably we were on the ship with week Coronavirus starting making news and quarantining other ships ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Price gouging every opportunity

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mspencer1047
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

The crew staff was great The captain is a rambler and does not till you the truth Food was good but the menu was not extensive changing The ion shore trips are twice the price for the same trip if you pay on board The drinks package was a total rip off as are the bar prices $15 for a beer after a 18% tip and exchange rate. The exchange rate the ship gives you is poor All ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Loved our Radiance of the Seas Cruise

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NurseRobin
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

We had a great time on board Radiance of the Seas for 11 nights to the South Pacific islands. We found all the staff incredibly friendly and helpful especially our main dining room staff Veron & Chao. Our room was 7090 mid ship balcony, it was a squeeze for a family of 4 however once we unpacked we managed to find plenty of space in the draws so it didn’t feel too bad in the end. Room was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with children


Declining standards

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scotty43
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We did the same cruise this time last year and are quite experienced cruisers, diamond plus. The ship is still quite attractive. Good points—- The Diamond and Concierge club benefits are still good and both hosts efficient The food is acceptable althoughMDR lunches a bit boring. Windjammer probably better for lunch. Breakfasts were good in MDR. The Filipino, Indonesian and Indian staff ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Pacific Paradise

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carlogaglione
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise line due to the port it was scheduled to visit. South pacific has always being my main destination, and it was great to be on board a vessel which was well kept, clean, in places immaculate and very attractive. At Sydney harbour, the checking in was smooth, very friendly staff, directing to the various counters and directing very sensibly. Luggages taken quickly at the arrival ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Hell on water

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Bhp73g
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I returned home today from a 8 night 9 day cruise to the South Pacific, on probably day 3 our living hell began, two women who myself and my children did not know only from bumping in to while I was on the smoking deck began to abuse me and stalk Harass intimidate and bully us , the women abused us so badly in the formal dining room my 12 year old daughter almost vomited all over the table she ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


First timer on Royal C

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Smith38
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

An excellent cruise. Wonderful crew and great friendly staff. Ship layout was good and the lifts were fast and regular. Shopping was fun and there were many bargains on board. Duty free shopping at the Yellow shop in Vanuatu was unbelievable. Food was great except for main dining room (level 4) where I found it wanting, Steaks were over cooked even when replaced and the Roast Lamb on the ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


First time on a cruise - it was alright I guess. Expected more.

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Kharliah
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

Set sail for Noumea, Isle of Pines and Mystery Island. On the second day a passenger had a medical emergency requiring the ship to divert course to Brisbane. Due to this our itinerary was updated and we would be at sea an extra day and miss out on Mystery Island. The captain did have pretty good communication regarding this, but we were disappointed as we were keen on Mystery Island. The ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Christmas/New Year 2018

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Jobail
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We enjoy being away at this time of year. This is our favourite ship as it is not too big. The crew are very friendly and helpful. This ship is showing signs of ageing but this does not take away from the experience. We met some lovely people and really there was nothing to complain about. We did not have a meal in the mdr we did not like. As neither of us walk very well we were taken on ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


10 Night Cruise to South Island NZ

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Lord muk
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise for the deal & the opportunity to revisit the South Is & the Fjords which are amazing, the weather was perfect, raining enough for the waterfalls to be running & the weather cleared as the ship entered the Sounds. Embarkation was a breeze, 1pm & straight onto the ship in 15 mins, disembarkation was a bit slower but easy enough, off the ship by 0830 after a hearty breakfast ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


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