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Sydney (Australia) Gay & Lesbian Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Sydney (Australia)

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31 Sydney (Australia) Gay & Lesbian Cruises Cruise Reviews

Lisa.I avatar


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

ludicat avatar


3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Excellent nine night cruise in South Pacific

Booked a Celebrity Suite (CS) for the first time on a very good Last minute deal having been in Balcony, Aqua and Concierge on previous cruises on Solstice. It included all the perks with premium drinks package, ...
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Sail Date December 2019

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6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Great Cruises

We took a 4-day cruise out of Sydney to Melbourne on 10/11, than stayed on ship for 12-day cruise 10/15 to east coast of Australia and Great Barrier Reef. We are longtime Celebrity cruisers, and were somewhat ...
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Sail Date October 2019

bella679 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best Trip Ever

this cruise was amazing, coming with one side of the family it was a fantastic trip. Everyone was always occupied and the activities couldn't have been better. There were lots of shows to watch and parties to go to. ...
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Sail Date July 2019

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

ship to big

we chose this ship because it was new but it is badly designed you have to go to different floors to get from one end to the other end of the ship food was average would not sail again on this one found the sun and ...
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Sail Date March 2019

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1 Review Written

Fantastic first cruise ever

My family needed a cruise suitable for our range of ages and tastes and this family friendly, low stress cruise absolutely matched our needs. Very clean ship inside and out with friendly staff and fun entertainers. ...
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Sail Date February 2019

flydc avatar


5 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Another Great Azamara Adventure

We sailed for 14 days from Sydney to Auckland. There was a lot of confusion about which port we would depart from Sydney. Was very confusing up until almost the last minute as the original plan seemed to have been ...
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Sail Date February 2019

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LAL Cruiser

5 Reviews Written

72 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Fabulous

My partner and I with a group of friends cruised on Silver Muse for 14 nights from Sydney to Auckland. It was a wonderful cruise that exceeded all expectations; we have been cruising with SIlversea for over 20 ...
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Sail Date January 2019

CruisinMaterial avatar


34 Reviews Written

112 Helpful Votes

Slow Ship Home w Lackluster Entertainment - Lengthy Review

About the Reviewer: I’m a mid-30s male who cruised solo. I used the Explorer of the Seas as a vehicle to leisurely get home after intense touring in Australia and New Zealand. This was supposed to be my second ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship but horrible music playing throughout, aimed clearly at an old crowd

Celebrity Cruises South Pacific Sydney to Sydney To put our trip report into context, this was our third cruise and the first one on Celebrity. Our previous cruises had both been with Royal Caribbean which we ...
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Sail Date March 2018

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great relaxing cruise

Heard there were a lot of fights and many passengers 'kicked off' but we didnt see anything. I have cruised with RCL twice now on Voyager and this time around the food, service and overall experience has greatly ...
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Sail Date February 2018

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james king

15 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Food has improved...

a quick 4 night getaway on Pacific Explorer. This is my third time on this ship, and actually like the interior. The cruise was out of White Bay as there was a bigger ship in the OSPT in Circular Quay. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date February 2018

Tarwood3 avatar


7 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

Australia made up for the dreadful decor. Staff wonderful! First time on HAL.

BACKGROUND: Took my mom on this cruise. It was #1 on her bucket list to travel to Australia. I’m 50 , she’s 71. We chose this 12 day cruise based on itinerary, not cruise line. It covered South Australia ...
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Sail Date January 2018

69cruiser avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great trip to the Islands

This was our first cruise and we chose Carnival because of the price and that it covered our birthdays. Our trip started well with the shuttle from the airport it was easy to use,( they found us) quick and our ...
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Sail Date February 2017

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1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes


As soon as I knew this huge ship was coming to Australia, I was determined to sail away on her, even if it meant cruising solo Fortuneately I had the company of a very good friend and after booking a virtual ...
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Sail Date February 2017

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Ship For All Lifestyles

Yes, there were long queues at embarkation but it's a world wide issue as port authorities ignore the need to rethink the embarkation process/facilities. All cruise lines are limited by the design of the terminals. ...
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Sail Date January 2017

Vidmar avatar


1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

A very very enjoyable experience - Thanks Ovation of the seas crew!

Just returned from the Tassie cruise (23 – 28 Jan) and I wanted to comment on our experience (having noted some negative feedback from others on the NZ trip) We are seasoned travellers although this is only our ...
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Sail Date January 2017



1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Good Value & Relaxing Cruise

We chose this cruise as it fitted in with our annual company closedown in January each year, when we must take most of our annual holiday leave. The price was great for this peak holiday time in Australia. Both the ...
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Sail Date January 2017

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2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Ovation of the Seas-give it a miss this year

Ovation of the Sea- Syd/Tas/NZ/Syd 15th December 2016 Embarkation/Disembarkation Ironically Ch9 was doing a live telecast from the ship and they were heavily promoting it as the “ Love Boat” including the ...
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Sail Date December 2016

SakshamBhatia0906 avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Don't get disheartened by the bad reviews, the cruise was amazing.

Overall, the ship was amazing. The dining was a WOW!! Although the entertainment was average, with only 4 or 5 musicals, the ship still kept our family of 4 busy throughout the whole day. The sporting and fitness ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Really great ship with great entertainment

Having cruised only once before with Royal Caribbean, we tried Celebrity Solstice because the timing suited and the ship got great reviews - deservedly! We booked through Vacationstogo.com - they were excellent! ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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ausi ski bum

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Comedy Cruise but not that Funny

P&O Australia is what it is, a budget cruise line so my expectations are lower and in general they do a good job, its obvious that the Pearl is past it and has not received the upgrades that the others have as it is ...
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Sail Date July 2016

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1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Do not go.

I went on this cruise as part of a wedding. The wedding itself was very nice, it was held in the Dome, which was closed for the event, although the staff in charge of the music screwed up multiple times. And that ...
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Sail Date June 2016

scubasteve29 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Had a blast on the Aria.

The embarkation and disembarking were fantastic ! on and off in no time at all as with the tender services that i did The ship itself i did find good and had plenty of bars and retreats to just laze around, pool ...
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Sail Date May 2016

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10 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Liner? I call it a big ferry.

We paid a huge sum for 18 nights in top Queens Grill class. I found very little in return from Cunard/Carnival. We were not shown to our cabin (we did not know this ship). Except for breakfast the food did ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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