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Sydney (Australia) Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Sydney (Australia)

Traveler rating

Excellent

446

Very Good

358

Average

247

Poor

144

Terrible

93

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,293

Senior Cruises

630

Romantic Cruises

441

Entertainment Cruises

302

First-Time Cruisers

284

1,293 Sydney (Australia) Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


ThriftyDrifting avatar

ThriftyDrifting

1 Review Written

Cruising into the “New World”

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As avid cruisers, we had a world trip organised from Feb-Oct 2020, which includes 7 cruises. We even started up our own blog for the trip thriftydrifting.com . A week before our first cruise was to depart our home ...
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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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Lethal61

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruiser and a little disappointed.

Decided that as this was a fun ship we would take our youngest daughter and eldest grandson with us. We were so looking forward to the experience but unfortunately we were a little underwhelmed. The colour scheme of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Bill508

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing cruise.

Ship-Voyager is a good size ship, but with the renovations, they have reduced public space for more cabins. Too many people squeezed into smaller areas. Even though it was recently refurbished, it is showing its ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Dennis Australia

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Overjoyed -This simply means “very happy.”

Six nights Melbourne and Hobart cruise. 19th of Feb to 25th Feb 2020 From start to finish, what an experience! Arriving at the Sydney Cruise terminal it was very busy and there was lots of Royal Caribbean ground ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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frontline

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Comically bad

The cruise seemed like a good way to see SW Australia while kids school is out, here in the States. Well, we did see Australia and it’s beautiful. But the cruise on the other hand... Maasdam is an ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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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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skylasdream

1 Review Written

Unfortunately this wasn’t our Dream Cruise

I chose this cruise, number 4 cruise for us, as we had never been with Dream Cruises. I read the reviews and thought they were a mixed bag, so I booked this cruise for my husbands 60th b/day. Embarkation was very ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Newpj

1 Review Written

Never again

Choose this cruise line as first time down to Australia and needed to explore. We have been on many cruises in the mid range but this one was well below our expectations. Chinese line. Need a lot to learn about ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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NZCANCruisers

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

South Pacific Islands with changing itinerary

We did a 10 day cruise out of Sydney Australia to the South Pacific. We chose Radiance of the Seas for the departure date and itinerary offered. Unfortunately this itinerary started changing immediately after we ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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marghw

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely to relax and be spoiled for 12 days

We selected this cruise because it was to and from Australia and would include Milford Sound which we did not see on our last cruise there when we entered the sound at 5am and departed at 6am (all in the dark). We ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Ronnie12156

1 Review Written

3 Day Cruise to nowhere

First short cruise we’ve undertaken. Family and friends get together. Embarkation and disembarkation very smooth as took advantage of our platinum Captain’s Circle benefits. All our group had sailed ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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pinors

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Never felt crowded.

This was an 8 night cruise from Sydney to Melbourne, Hobart then back to Sydney. Boarding was easy and painless, about the best cruise line we have experienced for this. The ship is new, clean and despite it's large ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ricardo40

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor for Adults, Great for Kids

This cruise was very average and nothing to recommend people on, most of the staff are fantastic (and completely over-worked). The ship was OK but looking poorly for a twelve year old ship, and the layout as good ...
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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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Lisa.I

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


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Codey

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Splendor is a maze to navigate

This was our 7th Cruise and we chose Splendor because it was supposedly refurbished and we enjoyed Spirit so much. I believe a cruise is what your make of it and we enjoyed ourselves, but somethings were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Leannems

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Mixed experience

Having sailed with carnival before on the legend I was really looking forward to this new ship. The experience was mixed The good - variety of food - options to eat and drink - 24 hr food pizza but ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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big daddio2

5 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

A very full ship

We chose this cruise as we had been on Ovation previously, and knew it would provide enough entertainment for our kids and grandkids. Although the grandkids (five of them, aged 4 to 15) did not go to the kids club, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Yasmind

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Family Cruise

We were family group of 23 on this cruise, ages ranging from 79 to 5. There were many large family groups, which was great, as it was Australian school holidays. This was our 5th cruise with RC. The check-in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Expatcat

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great family holiday

We chose this cruise for the number of port stops and we weren’t disappointed! We got a great feel for New Zealand. We travelled with children between 7-14 and they all had a great time. Kids clubs were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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qqq266

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just Average Overall

Sydney (Pre-Cruise) We landed early in the morning and were in the arrival hall in under an hour. We collected a pocket WiFi that was reserved through Klook and purchased Opal cards from the WH Smith store for ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Randal

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

What an epic cruise!

Ovation of the Seas is a marvel and near faultless. The staff are amazing, and always have a smile. The itinerary for 9 days was well balanced between at-sea days and port days. Our 2 kids (Miss 5 and Miss 8) loved ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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TamTim

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fun for all with a few missing ingredients

We chose this cruise, even though it was in the school holidays, as a reward for our son going into Year 11. We have been on Voyager of the Seas before and enjoyed the activities- FlowRider and ice skating etc and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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