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Sydney (Australia) Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Sydney (Australia)

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

28

Average

17

Poor

11

Cruise type

28 Sydney (Australia) Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


TheBlooferLady avatar

TheBlooferLady

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cyclone followed us to New Zealand

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Apologies for the delay in writing this review. We cruised as a family of 4, myself and husband, mid 40s and two children, an 11yo and 15yo. We chose and booked this cruise about 1.5 years before sailing, as ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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tmclaxt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good Itinerary - Entertainment Lacking

We had never been to Australia or the South Pacific. We were sailing on a repositioning cruise on the Emerald in 2015 when Princess had a promotion of a free room upgrade (within class), free specialty dining, and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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dras2

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Sydney to New Zealand East Coast

For us to go to Sydney Austrailia and sail New Zeland was a trip of a life time.  We went 1/2 way around the world.   While Princess has no control over who sails with them there is a demographic of people who ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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tbose55

1 Review Written

Very nice ship but food not so good

This was a once in a life time cruise for us. A chance to see 2 very far away countries, Australia and New Zealand. The ship and crew were very good. Embarkation and debarkation process were very timely and ran ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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AlbyofCraigmore

1 Review Written

NZ Cruise. Mar 18-31 2017

Our second NZ cruise. One different port ,Picton. Enjoyed onboard activities, did our own thing for tours, found most onboard offered tours too expensive. Food was excellent, we dined any time, buffet and dining ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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suesinger

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

New Zealand cruise

Great ports. Princess tours were much better than usual. We also used Shore Tours for most of our private tours. Nigel coordinated tours in 5 ports. Highly recommend the company. Food on cruise was odd. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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wello

5 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess to South Pacific.

Good cruise, ship of high quality appointments, entertainment good, weather a bit average, food good, service ok. Did this cruiser at a special price, half price deal, to celebrate Wedding anaversary, have been to ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Gaeley

1 Review Written

Very Enjoyable Cruise to New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Wanted to cruise from Australia and had never visited these areas. Started our holiday with two nights in Sydney at the Phillip Street Travelodge. Excellent location and easy to get to Cruise Port. We have ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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DaisyandDexter

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Family Holiday

We chose this cruise because it was during school holidays and the departure from Sydney was easy for us. Last January we cruised with Princess out of Singapore and enjoyed it so much decided to go again. The 11 ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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eggshellblonde

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Excellent Cruise Spoilt by Very Average Food and Entertainment

My wife and I had wanted to do a cruise around both the North and South Islands of New Zealand for a number of years. The only cruise line that was available in November 2016 for this holiday cruise was the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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foley jill

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Pleasant Surprise!

We chose Princess Lines because we were not happy with another cruise line we had sailed on twice before and this time we were definitely not disappointed . Embarkation and disembarkation was well organised and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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gthornh

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruisetour

This was a cruise that has been on our bucket list for years. We took the Princess Cruisetour. Land tour of Australia and then cruised New Zealand. Do land tour first because it is a very active tour. You get a ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Rcboy

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

This cruise was for the Ports of Call

We are Platinum members on Princess Cruises and this was our first trip to Australia and New Zealand. We choose Princess for a number of reasons, in no particular order, the 250 minutes of free internet for both of ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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pryce_tag

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of our least favourite cruises when compared to others.

We chose this cruise because it was in the school holidays and we had not been to New Zealand before. Whilst this cruise was perfectly fine and we enjoyed it, it was not up to the standards we have come to expect ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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MariposaCottage

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


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Ewaq345

1 Review Written

Generally good ship and cruise but some room for improvement

Prefacing this with the fact that this was our first ever cruise experience so don't have any other ships to compare to yet. Embarkation in Sydney went a lot more smoothly than I expected and was generally well ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Anndoug13

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic time aboard

Smooth boarding no hassles quick easy. The ship is fantastic easy to find your way around. Beautiful decor comfortable chairs in bars and international cafe. Plenty of sun loungers and chairs to sit on up on ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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pkwessel

4 Reviews Written

81 Helpful Votes

Sydney, Hobart, Melbourne January 2017

We are a family of 5, with a 16 and 14 year old daughters and 5 year old son. My wife and I are seasoned cruisers, including P&O, Princess, RCI, Carnival and Cunard. Cruise departed Sydney, Port Arthur, ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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clarkenl

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser - and now officially addicted!!

I must admit to being sceptical and very stressed on boarding our first ever family cruise. We chose Princess from recommendations by others, and chose this itinerary as was wholly within Australia and didn't ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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dixie01

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Christmas Cruise and our last....

We really expected the cruise to be a tad more festive, than it was. Having said that, the ship was decorated lovely and most of the staff wore Xmas Hats, but Xmas Day was a let down. We would have liked the lunch ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Telere43

1 Review Written

Great cruise ship and not too many children

We loved our cruise. Great service, great good.not too many children.only problem we had was with some of the nightly entertainment. The shows were too short and not as entertaining as we expected. The cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Bally Gal avatar

Bally Gal

1 Review Written

Pleasantly surprised by my first ocean cruise experience

The idea of not having to do anything re Xmas etc was the drawcard for me. That was definitely fulfilled although the food presented on Xmas Day wasn't anything out of the ordinary. THE STATEROOM: We found our ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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kangycarpy

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Melbourne, Hobart and Port Arthur

We wanted to have a little break before Christmas, use a credit with a TA and try one of Princess' newer and bigger ships. Service was excellent. The new bed was FANTASTIC Food in MDR (evening meal) was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Findmeifyoucan

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Third Cruise on the Emerald Princess

We choose this cruise basically as a form of rehab for husband who had a major accident during the year. The gymnasium is first class with the equipment being very well maintained with plenty of variety - that ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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HBHEllis

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

HBH Cruise to Fiji

Good itinerary visiting 6 south Pacific islands. 2 days at sea followed by an island a day for 4 consecutive days - that's hard going! To get the most from this cruise you must enjoy swimming, snorkeling, warm humid ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Emerald Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.53.8
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.6
Enrichment4.03.4
Service4.04.2
Value For Money4.53.7
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