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Sydney (Australia) Cruise Reviews

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364 Sydney (Australia) Cruise Reviews


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Stephrharris

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Huge Disappointmemnt

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We chose this cruise because we had heard good things about Holland America and it was going to places we wanted to visit. We have been on many cruises before always using Cunard, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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alfiebarney

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Terrible experience - Money taken from my account on return from cruise

What was meant to be a holiday of a lifetime was spoilt by choosing Holland America as our cruise line. We were on a 15 night cruise starting from Sydney on February 26th. Although this ship was refurb the only ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mikluyn

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The cruise to turn us off cruising forever!

This was our 16th cruise... Complaints to Carnival Splendor – Moreton Island Cruise Jan 16th- 20th 2020. • Casino Bar. On Friday returning to the casino after being there several hours the night before, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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BOBBYDOG

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Lack of hand sanitation & many other things

Close to home, part of a group we have travelled on many times (Princess, Cunard, P & O International & Holland America), but this was all so different. Before we left we received an email that stated there would ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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cruiser741

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disgusting floating health hazard, rude staff, and bad entertainment

I thought it was going to be a luxury cruise, but it was the worst cruise experience I've had in about 30 cruises. We got off the ship before the schedule disembarkation date because it was so bad.The ship was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Naibob

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Never Again

We Chose this ship as we were under the impression that after having a recent refit etc and having been on Carnival Legend we actually thought Splendor would be great, how mistaken were we. The embarkation and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Reggie51

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ripped Off

Cruised on the voyager of the seas on a 14 night South Pacific cruise. Was notified when we all boarded on sail out day that there would be a Major itinerary change and that the ports of Port Villa, Mystery Island, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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RICHIE NZ

1 Review Written

Very disappointing - never again

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mmd2

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Terrible value & experience

We chose this cruise because it linked to another cruise that would be ending and went to a destination we wanted to see. This was advertised to us as a 5 1/2 star ship. It is a 4 1/2 star ship with 3 1/2 star food ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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BarrR

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Tacky decor, unfriendly staff

Tacky decor, way too much pink. The ship was meant to have been recently refurbed but I don't know what they refurbed because things in the rooms were broken (lamps, bedside tables). The mirror in the bathroom had ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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davetravels071949

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Do Not Expect Assistance or Courteous Service

I planned my Australia and New Zealand vacation with Princess Cruises so I could see the most I could within the 24 Days I had down-under. I did this even though Princess Cruises does not have a single supplement ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Casablanca83

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beware of Schoolies & Toolies

This holiday took a great deal of difficulty to put together due to my mobility, getting from Perth to Sydney etc. We had travelled with Royal Caribbean before and on this ship but never before on any ship, and we ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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AG61

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

14 day cruise to Australia and New Zealand

My husband and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and our past experience with the vegetarian food on Oceania. We have only sailed on the larger Oceania ships - this was our first time on one of their ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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holidaysrock

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship and Cruise

Was hesitant about booking on Ruby Princess based on previous reviews. Yes, the ship is showing signs of wear in some places but is extremely well maintained. Food was very good in restaurants, and other free ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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JanGeoff

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Never Again a Total Rip Off

After several enjoyable Cruises with Carnival we chose to go with Princess Cruises from Sydney 13nights to New Zealand, we were told Carnival was a 3 star cruise line and Princess was a 4 star cruise. When we ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Stevej88

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Not Majestic at all

I’m not even sure where to begin with this review as I’ve never felt compelled to leave such negative feedback about a cruise, let alone whilst I’m still on the ship! A bit about me first, I’m 31 and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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shadab1978

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Floating rest home for the elderly

I chose the cruise for the port of calls and being a new Ship.What I found was this cruise is for the over 70's and disabled .Many of the crew members were enjoying guest services.the older people were hogging all ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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The Shadow

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Brown water in bath

This cruise was in 2018. Regent should just give up on this ship and ship out the cruise director too. The staff on Navigator is simply outstanding. The food, overall, is terrific and the staff goes beyond and ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Narelle'stoyboy

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Disembarkation was relatively painless

We chose this cruise on the basis of previous happy cruises with HAL, a total of some eighty (80) days on Volendam x 2 , Westerdam and Konigsdam. The service, entertainment, and especially the food on those cruises ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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peter-b

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overpriced & disorganised

Standing in a queue with 2000 people to disembark in Auckland NZ while 2 staff look up each passenger manually in a book. I'll find out why in an hour or so. Worst disembarcation I've had in 30 years. Crew are ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Microtek

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Large old ship that needs a lot of work

We chose this cruise because it sounded so good with the new makeover and refurbishment.Well after a month in Singapore to do all the work I don’t know what happened because when we got on the ship was in poor ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Eviemae 2014

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst holiday of my life

God were to start : We booked this holiday over a year in advance, hated it from start to finish and at one point looked at getting off the ship and getting a flight home it was that bad, no good comments at all ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ronsolve

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise EVER! I lost 4 lbs on the cruise - worst food

This was the worst cruise I have ever been on. I lost 4 lbs which tells you about the food. The service, excepting our cabin steward, were all people who needed training - from the dinning room where they rushed ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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wintrev

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Watch your account - this ship loves to charge for things you don't get

We are Elite with Princess and have never experienced as many problems as we did with this cruise. Embarkation was fine and smooth. We were told the rooms would not be available until 1 pm but we could go and drop ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Soph778

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Money gouging, NOT there for the guest at all.

Awful, nasty experience. Jeez where do I start?? I will dot point.. * the room had ONE power point. That's all. Called guest services and asked for an extension cord as I have a cpap machine. They didn't know ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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