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Sydney (Australia) Norwegian Star Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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A total lie by NCL

Review for Norwegian Star to Australia & New Zealand

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Pope Francis
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I went on this cruise to see Australia, New Zealand Itinerary with the Port stops. We saw nothing and did nothing. (Continue Below) NCL lied to us right up to leaving for the cruise that the one Azipod s would be fixed. When they were not, I asked to be able to have our cruise canceled so we could get our own flight money back. They said no. (They were all ready offering a full refund on the ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Freestyle FLOATING----NEVER again !!!

Review for Norwegian Star to Australia & New Zealand

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scootersdad
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this 33 day cruise based upon the ports listed. Weeks before the cruise found out the ship had engine problem ( and had been having for a long period). Had misplaced belief that Norwegian would have the problem repaired in time. Discovered days before flying out that 2 of the premiere ports( Vietnam and Thailand) were being cancelled As we cruised 4 more were cancelled. Passengers were ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Engine failure!

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bohica52
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The propulsion system went out after we left Melbourne and were on our way to New Zealand. We were adrift in the winds for almost 24 hours before tug boats arrived to tow us back to Melbourne to have the problem fixed. But you know,....even though we we lost the opportunity to visit the New Zealand ports that were on the itinerary - it just became more of a on board adventure! Norwegian staff ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Penthouse with Large Balcony


Adrift cruise in more than one way

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jku2
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have been on many NCL cruises and when we saw this one that included Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand it really seemed perfect for us. I really wanted to see the wildlife of NZ. As most of you know this cruise did not reach any port other than Melbourne. I am disappointed that the ship broke down and had to be towed back. There is and was a lot of anger by the passengers but that ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window


Waste of time

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Sydney17
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the cruise because of the itenary 8 stops in 21 nights but we were disappointed that 2 stops had been cut before starting Ho Chi Min City and Bangkok so from 10 to 8. We stopped firstly at Na Trang by tender, we then went on to Singapore for an overnight stop great place and got berthed, we then moved onto Bali nice resort and beaches lovely people, tendering process was a shambles on ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


Not as bad as everyone has been saying

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Stacy L
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

As most have heard the Star had some technical issues on its voyage to Australia on Feb 6, 2017, its AZiPod system had a major failure and the ship was stranded at sea. Well I am here to tell you, that even though this happened the trip was still amazing. Yes we missed the ports that we were supposed to go to, but NCL did everything right. They refunded 100% of the cruise fare and port charges and ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Great crew, poorly maintained ship, 3-star company

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Tu4shore
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The Star has a lot to like: the hotel staff including the cruise director, restaurant and passenger service are outstanding and the entertainment is excellent. Unfortunately, despite a great crew the ship and company get three stars from me because it shows signs of being poorly maintained and the company (the crew does better) is extremely poor about communicating with passengers, making ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


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