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Royal Caribbean Sydney (Australia) Cruise Reviews

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Great ship , kids loved it. Bad tender process

Review for a Transpacific Cruise on Brilliance of the Seas

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Steeeebu
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Reading the reviews of BOTS prior to the cruise I was concerned about boarding and was expecting a badly maintained ship with poor food and below average entertainment options. Perhaps it was because we were boarding with low expectations but we finished the cruise having really enjoyed the experience - particularly our children (teens and preteens) who loved it. Firstly on the food . It was ...
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Sail Date: April 2024

Traveled with children


a cruise to forget on the brilliance

Review for a Transpacific Cruise on Brilliance of the Seas

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doway
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

very dissapointed,we both were really looking forward to our first 17 day cruise on the brilliance for the first time,cabin cleanliness poor,main dining room food poor, service very average,if you asked for anything you were told its not on the menu NO,but they had prawns on the menu the next day,following night not on menu,we gave up,we did have noise in our cabin,asked for help again ...
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Sail Date: April 2024


Ship and crew lovely but cruise cut short

Review for a South Pacific Cruise on Brilliance of the Seas

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CarolineK
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I sailed on what we call "the cruise to nowhere", being the 19 March 2024 Brilliance of the Seas "11 day "cruise to the South Pacific from Sydney, Australia The cruise was meant to head to Lifou, Noumea, Mystery Island, Port Vila and Luganville for 11 days. In the end we only (just) got to Lifou - the other ports were cancelled and the cruise was cut short from 11 days to 8 days ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Sad Ending

Review for a Australia & New Zealand Cruise on Ovation of the Seas

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Unhappy Pacifi Cruiser
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My experience started off very well but began to wain at the end. My wife and I were not met at the airport by one RC staff but by three for an individual transport to the ship's terminal. Boarding had no exceptional delays. We retrieved our luggage ourselves from the stewards area as it had not been placed for us at the designated time. We had been in the same clothes for 28 hours and needed a ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Great time, great service, great rest!

Review for a Australia & New Zealand Cruise on Ovation of the Seas

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Thomo7
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Wonderful! I should mention that I'd only give five stars if I'd be willing to do the same trip again immediately! Stateroom; DH and I booked a balcony cabin on Deck 13. Deck 13 has an awning above which limits your photography when you're in the Sounds (I've mentioned this on another post). We didn't find it a problem really, just went up to Deck 14 for extra pics. The cabin had the bed by ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Changes since covid

Review for a Australia & New Zealand Cruise on Ovation of the Seas

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davehoo
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have been on four cruises with RCL two pre covid two since both on the Ovation The changes I have noted on the last two cruises which were both post covid are Cons A large increase in the fare A large increase in beer prices I only have a couple of beers each day On this ship in March 2023 a 750Mil can of Fosters was US $ 9.75 the last cruise $12.75 an increase of 31 % ...
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Sail Date: February 2024


Nice Ship with Lots of Activities and enjoyed cruise - but note

Review for a Australia & New Zealand Cruise on Ovation of the Seas

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Esa61
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Cruise was 10 nights NZ : Picton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin as well as Dusky, Doubtful and Milford Sounds. Our cruise 21-Feb to 2-Mar 2024. We were lucky to have Good weather... so could sail through Milford Sounds – amazing. Power points – US Type A and B, and one European Type F (Round pin) .. no AU power points. So bring your own, or ask Stateroom attendant…if they have any ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


NZ Cruise 2024 - Ovation of the Seas

Review for a Australia & New Zealand Cruise on Ovation of the Seas

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OvationCruiserLily
10+ Cruises • Age Under 20

I've only ever been on Ovation of the seas and have loved it every time, although there has been some disadvantaged like missed ports or medical emergencies, overall it is an amazing ship. There crew onboard ovation are wonderful. They are friendly and very helping. They will tend to your needs and look after to you like home. The activities onboard with sure keep those kids busy aswell as the ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Traveled with children


Overpriced, lacking entertainment & quality food options

Review for a Australia & New Zealand Cruise on Brilliance of the Seas

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Wombat203
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Embarked in Sydney Australia for 12 day cruise to NZ, embarkation was seamless. Throughout the cruise the staff were friendly & went above & beyond. Cannot fault the staff they are the only redeeming factor in the Royal Caribbean experience. In the rooms there are US outlets only, cannot plug in Australian devices, there are no USB ports. Only option was to rent an adapter from customer ...
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Sail Date: February 2024


One of the best Holidays

Review for a South Pacific Cruise on Ovation of the Seas

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JessGee
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Travelled on this holiday with my husband and 2 teenage daughters. We have cruised before but not with RC and have travelled extensively overseas. This holiday sits at one of the best holidays! The checkin process was very easy and we found ourselves on the boat earlier than expected. The holiday started immediately! Despite the boat being at full capacity during the duration of the whole ...
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Sail Date: January 2024

Cabin Type: Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


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