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Sydney (Australia) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Sydney (Australia)

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1,010

Average

718

Poor

417

Terrible

244

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244 Sydney (Australia) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Stephrharris

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

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

2 Helpful Votes

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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cruiser741

1 Review Written

8 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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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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mmd2

1 Review Written

9 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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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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AG61

1 Review Written

6 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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The Shadow

5 Reviews Written

9 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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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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AussieNationalCapital

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing for an expensive Suite

Having opted for a very expensive Suite upgrade on this short 2 night cruise, I was disappointed in the unavailability of all the promised items. I will make this quick as internet is timed, not based on data. 20 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Ppeonie

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cost Cutting Taken to Extremes

Princess has now taken cost cutting to a whole new level. Only PLASTIC picnic plates, mugs and tumblers are provided in the buffet, Horizon Court. This really is unacceptable. Huge fares are still being ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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expom

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Booze Cruise

With so few opportunities to cruise from Fremantle we took the opportunity to fly to Sydney for a 4 day cruise to Melbourne. Hence the title "Booze Cruise". I must admit to being disgusted by ANY shipping line that ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jessie1970

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not worth it

This was the worst cruise we have ever had. Missed two stops, they said it was too rough, CRAP, just too many old people who would have been a pain to get them off. Food was poor, i got sick from Japanese. Italian ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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TXRANCHER

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

When Cruise Ships Stop Listening to the Passengers

My wife and I have sailed on the Explorer of the Seas for multiple cruises and had high expectations for the 4 B2B Odyssey cruise that was offered from Sydney to Southampton, UK from March 29th to May 7th. Those ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Billy198621

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not worth the trip next time go Royal Caribbean cruise

It was for a family celebration the buffet food was terribly the crew that was serving the food hardly spoken a word and I went I mean hardly spoke a word I don't mean couldn't speak English I mean did not say a ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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kaysha2004

6 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Don't Cruise on This Ship!

I am a loyal cruiser with RCCL & Celebrity. I was shocked and very disappointed with my experience on board this ship. Radiance was supposedly refurbished in May 2016. The food was okay. Nothing special or ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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1stimpressions22

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing - just a cash grab. AND NO WIFI

If you are expecting variety, pleasant atmosphere, entertainment, luxury, relaxation, or well maintained facilities, EVEN wifi, you'll be in for a nasty shock. This was our first cruise. We will NOT be going ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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sofloyd

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Dave Koz Charter Cruise

This was a Dave Koz Charter Cruz! Ship was contaminated with a flu bug. Hundreds of passengers on Week 1 and Week 2 got seriously ill with a flu bug (Cough, sore throat, chills, fever and loss of appetite - lasted ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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