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South Pacific Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
South Pacific
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

366

Very Good

273

Average

182

Poor

97

Terrible

90

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,012

Romantic Cruises

439

Senior Cruises

394

Luxury Cruises

350

First-Time Cruisers

235

1,012 South Pacific Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


ThriftyDrifting avatar

ThriftyDrifting

1 Review Written

Cruising into the “New World”

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As avid cruisers, we had a world trip organised from Feb-Oct 2020, which includes 7 cruises. We even started up our own blog for the trip thriftydrifting.com . A week before our first cruise was to depart our home ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mikluyn

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The cruise to turn us off cruising forever!

This was our 16th cruise... Complaints to Carnival Splendor – Moreton Island Cruise Jan 16th- 20th 2020. • Casino Bar. On Friday returning to the casino after being there several hours the night before, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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BOBBYDOG

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Lack of hand sanitation & many other things

Close to home, part of a group we have travelled on many times (Princess, Cunard, P & O International & Holland America), but this was all so different. Before we left we received an email that stated there would ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Lethal61

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruiser and a little disappointed.

Decided that as this was a fun ship we would take our youngest daughter and eldest grandson with us. We were so looking forward to the experience but unfortunately we were a little underwhelmed. The colour scheme of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Bill508 avatar

Bill508

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing cruise.

Ship-Voyager is a good size ship, but with the renovations, they have reduced public space for more cabins. Too many people squeezed into smaller areas. Even though it was recently refurbished, it is showing its ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Reggie51

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Ripped Off

Cruised on the voyager of the seas on a 14 night South Pacific cruise. Was notified when we all boarded on sail out day that there would be a Major itinerary change and that the ports of Port Villa, Mystery Island, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Claireoncruise

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Some highlights but food and service a let down

We went on this cruise as a large family group, 13 people across 4 cabins, as the dates and length of cruise suited everyone. I have been on the P&O Eden once and the Carnival Legend (twice) before. Highlights ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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biggerred

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Average South Seas tour

We took this cruise because it was departing from Melbourne...……..the ship itself is old and the décor is dark.... our stateroom was very comfortable and the housekeeping men were fabulous and friendly nothing ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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NZCANCruisers

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

South Pacific Islands with changing itinerary

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Caszie87

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great service on an average cruise

We chose this cruise because we were looking for a getaway from the kids for a week, and to see Tasmania. We stayed in Melbourne for 2 days prior to leaving. The weather was nice until it was time for us to sail. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ricardo40

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor for Adults, Great for Kids

This cruise was very average and nothing to recommend people on, most of the staff are fantastic (and completely over-worked). The ship was OK but looking poorly for a twelve year old ship, and the layout as good ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Dusty999

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Staff, food very average

My daughter had been on Carnival and Princess Cruises. She wanted us all to go on one together. A lovely ship with the majority of staff that were just so friendly. Room decor a bit dated and the windows had ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Swing1313

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Truly Disappointing

Bridge version. In my opinion the Ship need to be scrapped and Carnival need to invest into further training for staff, lack of maintenance has caused ship to be an eye sore. Rust, corrosion, wear and tear is ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lisa.I

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Budget cruise

My husband and I aged 54 and 52 had an interior room on deck 6 (6376) for a 9 day South Pacific cruise at a total cost of $83 per day each, now thats exceptional value. As the old saying goes "You get what you ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Codey

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Splendor is a maze to navigate

This was our 7th Cruise and we chose Splendor because it was supposedly refurbished and we enjoyed Spirit so much. I believe a cruise is what your make of it and we enjoyed ourselves, but somethings were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Leannems

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Mixed experience

Having sailed with carnival before on the legend I was really looking forward to this new ship. The experience was mixed The good - variety of food - options to eat and drink - 24 hr food pizza but ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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big daddio2

5 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

A very full ship

We chose this cruise as we had been on Ovation previously, and knew it would provide enough entertainment for our kids and grandkids. Although the grandkids (five of them, aged 4 to 15) did not go to the kids club, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Yasmind

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Family Cruise

We were family group of 23 on this cruise, ages ranging from 79 to 5. There were many large family groups, which was great, as it was Australian school holidays. This was our 5th cruise with RC. The check-in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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TamTim

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fun for all with a few missing ingredients

We chose this cruise, even though it was in the school holidays, as a reward for our son going into Year 11. We have been on Voyager of the Seas before and enjoyed the activities- FlowRider and ice skating etc and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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nicolepuleleech

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

All good for first cruise - will go with Carnival again but would change things

I chose Carnival cruise because it was a family fun holiday ship. Overall cruise was great. Ship was great. Staff were great. Entertainment was fantastic. Art auctions were great. Food was fine and at times ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Dmcg10

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Carnival not so Splendor

Let me start by saying this is our 8th cruise and normally love it so I'm not just picking holes. We Loved the Carnival Spirit so decided to go on the latest Carnival Australia Ship the Splendor. The Ship has been ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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towelanimal718

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruise saved by the service of the staff, poor structure of ship

I chose this cruise as a single parent with a young child. The cruise staff were outstanding, especially the kids' club (3-5 yr olds). Honourable mentions go to Miss Candy (Mary Jean), Miss Pizza (Roisin) kid's ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Smilingearth

1 Review Written

An okay experience

Our family of 4 had a 5 nights cruise to Tasmania. Both the embarkation and disembarkation were quite smooth. The public area of the ship is nice, but the cabin shows its age. We had a inside cabin. This was the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jweston

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Carnival Spirit - Pacific Islands 30th Dec 2019

We were excited to go on the Carnival Spirit once again (this was our 3rd time with Carnival). Things started off rocky when we were advised that one of our ports Mare would not be visited due to ship maintenance. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Private123

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unreal!

The cruise was an amazing experience, everything about it was unreal. Pros: Getting onto and off the ship was a quick and easy process. The ship and your rooms were always clean The staff are ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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