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Royal Caribbean Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

Wake view after passing under the Sunshine Skyway bridge in Tampa. That’s the Brilliance coming under the bridge.
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Don’t do it

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Mazon1236
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Zero communication from staff regarding the actual tender times and availability of shuttles etc. Be prepared to get up early and deal with their lies. Royal Caribbean act shocked when alot of passengers rock up to leave the ship and leave you hanging for hours. Best estimate for actual disembarking of the ship is 2 hours after they tell you. If you (against advice) set foot on boat I recommend ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


9 Nights from Brisbane to Sydney and Hobart

Review for Quantum of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Astro Boy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Boarding at Brisbane Terminal was great, straight on , not like P&O. No problems taking on water. Could take 2 bottles of wine if you wish. After 5 P&O trips just before, this is like a big jump in quality and quantity. Wind Jamer ( or as the comedian called it the Food Jamer) restaurant was great, a different selection of food from around the world most nights ( plus usual meals ), a lot ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


So Disappointing

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Stopgo5767
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Disappointing for many reasons: 1. They are closing Windjammer Cafe every night at 8.40pm!!!! Unbelievable!! All the food is put away & doors at closed by 8.30pm. No longer can u wander in after a show & have a late night supper, cup of coffee, drink & chat with friends. 2. We are in a suite & have access to Coastal Kitchen. However, ZERO catering for vegetarians. It’s a joke. Tomato soup & ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


First Cruise to New Zealand 2022

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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bakedak
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a cruise we finally got to take after first making reservations in 2019. I do not usually review cruises we have been on but as the end of cruise evaluation provided by RC did not allow me to discuss some of my concerns I thought I would give it a try. First the positives: It is a beautiful ship and the staff we interacted with were all great. Our cabin attendant, Jackie, was first ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Great Ship Good Service

Review for Quantum of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Wang76
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Overall our cruise was great. We had heard some bad things regarding covid protocols onboard but these we’re put to rest as soon as we boarded, the ship is constantly being sanitised and all guest and crew are wearing masks! One negative was a moment of rudeness from a crew member of the crew a tall blond lady outside the theatre who told her colleague in Spanish that me and my wife are ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Fell short with no compensation

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Royal Rip Off
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We booked 11 family members for this cruise to celebrate my parents 50th anniversary. When we originally booked we booked an entirely different ship for a 5 day cruise with stops in the Bahamas and Mexico. About six weeks prior to cruising RC changed our ship and port stops to Cozumel and Costa de Maya. We rolled with the changes and selected our excursions. Three weeks prior to cruising Covid ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Connecting Balcony

Traveled with children


New Zealand cancelled cruise

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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GrumpyGrandpa
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Looked forward to this cruise as been on Radiance twice before. Easy boarding despite covid-19 issues. Just relaxing before sailing when Captain advised cruise cancelled due to NZ closing ports. Royal Caribbean were great. Really helpful and promised a full refund or 125% credit on cruise cost. Vessel was very clean, lots of people cleaning and wiping down everywhere we went to avoid the dreaded ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Impressed with general organisation and especially cleanliness

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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JMW43
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were worried about the size of this ship being the biggest we had been on and it had a lot of stuff that we didn't need like bumper cars, surfing, trapeze etc.but it was easy to avoid them and enjoy the rest of the ship as they were tucked away in the sportsplex. What impressed us most was the organisation. Despite having to be medically tested before we got on as we had to change planes ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Large Balcony - 1 Bedroom


Amazing cruise

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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ozpen
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the Ship as we have always wanted to sail out of beautiful Sydney Harbour and back in again. The destination wasn't as important as the Ship but we did enjoy New Zealand and the itinerary was excellent - enough port days and enough seas days over the 12 nights. Embarkation was extremely well done - 30 minutes from stepping out of our car with our bags and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


Great cabins

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Penny mccosker
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Big ship but never felt overcrowded Very friendly helpful staff couldn’t fault them Solarium great area. Adults only which is a great idea Food good not great Entertainment same Excellent entertainer one night in the royal theatre But other nights mediocre Great singer in One of the bars every night Lacking nice lounge areas overlooking ocean although big one at back of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


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