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Dream Cruise Line Sydney (Australia) Cruise Reviews

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Not as good as expected

Review for Explorer Dream to Australia & New Zealand

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RobD777
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We got a twin ocean view cabin for about $98/nite pp which was cheap for a 7 night Tasmania cruise from Sydney. Embarkation was relatively smooth - much better than P&O's amateurish efforts. Dream Cruises come from Asia and are basically geared to cater for the Asian market. This could explain some of the issues we encountered. About half of the passengers were asian. The ship was a bit "quirky" ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Very disappointing - never again

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RICHIE NZ
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

first time cruise - last time now this company. Welcome aboard - had to argue that we had pre-purchased a drinks package! Food was only ok - most days stale bread was delivered to the table. albeit the waiting staff were very pleasant and attentive. Spirits (drinks) watered down. Which i proved to the staff. The surcharges and additional fees are a total rip! Whilst I embrace ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Dream Cruises

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delightful_de
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this company solely on the price & sailed with them last November from Sydney to Gladstone, Mooloolaba, Brisbane back to Sydney. This time we sailed Sydney, Port Arthur, Hobart, Melbourne, Burnie back to Sydney. (Sydney Port Authority did not allow us to leave the harbour till the following evening due to VERY rough seas & bad storms, some passengers complained but I didn't, as a seasoned ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Unfortunately this wasn’t our Dream Cruise

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skylasdream
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise, number 4 cruise for us, as we had never been with Dream Cruises. I read the reviews and thought they were a mixed bag, so I booked this cruise for my husbands 60th b/day. Embarkation was very quick and disembarkation (although there was no time for breakfast) went very smooth and quickly. The ship itself was beautiful. Most of the staff spoke very little English so it was hard ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Traveled with children


Relaxing and Boring

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Otasin
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We had never been on a cruise and it came up on email and the travel agent highly recommended it even though I subsequently discovered she had never been on the ship. Amenities and cabin were good. Staff good but difficult to communicate with . Mostly Filipinos and Indonesians . Got hassled as soon as I boarded to purchase vouchers for alcohol- “today only very cheap price - bought the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


SHOCKING

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sc0220
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Where should I Start? This was THE worst experience ever. The entertainment was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed, that is all that is good on this ship. The food throughout only catered for asian customers. Even the Western Restaurant was western food with asian flavours? asian spices, weird food pairing? we were served steak on a bed of noodles? unbelievable, plating combinations never ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Never again

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Newpj
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Choose this cruise line as first time down to Australia and needed to explore. We have been on many cruises in the mid range but this one was well below our expectations. Chinese line. Need a lot to learn about what Western passengers expect. Apparently this is normally a gambling ship out of Singapore and HongKong. Rooms were clean. Single beds which we did not expect. Staff were very ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Cruising

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Christine.jim
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise as it was a new company to New Zealand. What made our trip was the entertainment, which was world class. Also the piano player Ronaldo Raz, just made our days as we listened to him playing and singing, just fabulous. We got to as many of his gigs as we could as It was so enjoyable, also it was world class. Food mediocre, beds very hard, which made them uncomfortable., we ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Traveled with disabled person


Disappointing

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avwood
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Very disappointing that the lovely wide promenade deck has absolutely no deck chairs or places to sit anywhere. Regular cruisers always enjoy sleeping/reading or horizon gazing from a deck chair. Charges on the ship were for everything possible and always plus 18% service charge plus GST of either 10% or 15% when the ship was in territorial waters. Even the casual counters for cakes and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Cruise to New Zealand

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Missy1234
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We are group of 5 adults and 1 child currently on cruise. Ship we feel has lovely decor. This bit of a review is our opinion only. We love some of the shows. Fantastic costumes and unreal lighting show. Normally Kids club a hit, unfortunately has not hit the spot this time on this particular cruise. You can always fine something to eat among the limited choices. Unfortunately we are just use to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with children


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