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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Sydney (Australia)

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Sydney (Australia)

Traveler rating

Excellent

6

Very Good

9

Average

3

Poor

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

19

Senior Cruises

16

Romantic Cruises

9

Entertainment Cruises

8

Cruises for the Disabled

4

19 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Sydney (Australia)


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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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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mgwilson

1 Review Written

Pleasant but could be improved.

"Whilst the Emerald Princess is a beautiful ship, the ladies and myself in our party preferred the Voyager of the Sea we experienced last year.This year I had booked twin beds in our Stateroom but there was a double ...
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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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knowmystuff

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Emerald has lost its sparkle

We first cruised the Emerald in 2008 and found it to be a lovely ship. We have since sailed with Princess many times and have logged over 100 days at sea. We weren't after waterslides and dodgems, just a lovely ...
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Sail Date January 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


Brisbane41 avatar

Brisbane41

4 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Average Cruise with Princess

I had a good cruise but it was not as relaxing as other Princess cruises I have done due to it being in the school holidays and the fact that they had unruly feral children aboard that were allowed to disrupt and ...
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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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sealegs2016

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sydney to Tasmania round trip

Did this cruise on the Diamond in 2016 . Had such a great experience with that , me & the missus wanted to do it again . Emerald Princess is a magnificent ship with fantastic crew and staff made us feel like VIPs ...
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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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AU76

14 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Years Eve Cruise to NZ

Our travelling party consisted of two families - our friends one adult and three daughters 16, 14 and 10 and us 2 adults and four boys 15, 11, 9 and 6. Nine year old had his bday on the ship. We arrived at Sydney ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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vonlou

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Battle to reach anything on the ship

my first and last cruise had to battle through crowds everytime I left my room, had to line up for elevators and stop at every deck, unusually did not have to line up at restaurants, food selection was not as good ...
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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


Daniel18 avatar

Daniel18

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

14 nights onboard the M/S Emerald Princess to and around New Zealand

Wow so much to say. came into Sydney harbour by river ferry coming around the back and side of this amazing ship. Boarding was a breeze a few rather long queues but that was to be expected as the ship had to board ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Seasidebelleair

1 Review Written

Fabulous family trip with wedding in Sydney

Departure city was Syndey. This trip was on my bucket list. 6 of us in our group. Son, grandson, new daughter in law, 2 new granddaughters and myself! Stayed 3 nights at Four Seasons at the port. Arrival day was ...
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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


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Jessiekouli1

14 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Unbeatable... But Some Tweaks Could Help

As seasoned cruisers (11th cruise with Princess and 17th overall), we enjoy the Princess experiences: traditional cruising, many dining experiences (ranging from casual to Michelin), personal and expertise service, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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SakshamBhatia0906

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


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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