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Sydney (Australia) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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1,010 Sydney (Australia) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


dfriise48 avatar

dfriise48

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Holland America makes the best of COVID outbreak

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My wife and I booked these back to back to back cruises aboard the Maasdam to avoid flying home from an extended trip to SE Asia and Australia. It was also meant to give us an opportunity to visit numerous ports in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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stjohnbeachlover

6 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A cruise I will always remember!

This cruise left Sydney at the end of February when the coronavirus was just getting started and had not really impacted most countries. There were less than 30 cases in Australia and less than 100 in the United ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Traveller01

6 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

White Glove Service

I had never been on a curnard cruise before and have been put off by rumours that they are quite formal cruises. However I booked the cruise just a couple of days out before embarktation at a ridiculous price. So ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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cheddyanne

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

The good Beautiful ship, lovely decor. Uncrowded, always places to sit. Wonderful library. Spotless cabin, plenty of storage, tea and coffee facilities and wonderful beds/pillows. Food was very good on the main ...
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Sail Date March 2020


Tess27 avatar

Tess27

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Plus and minus

We chose this cruise as have never been on Cunard before. As it tied in with our time frame, was a good deal and no Princess cruises available, we wanted to experience it. We are Elite Princess travellers with ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Richard B Thomson Jr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Spectacular crew and service! Land-based excursions need work.

Good 2 days in Sydney before embarking. Excellent ports of call. Butler and room staff were perfect! Captain and staff were friendly, professional, informative, and reassuring. Restaurants and food, including ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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varty

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing 13 night cruise on Ruby Princess

We chose this trip from Sydney to New Zealand to enjoy a cruise and to see some of New Zealand. We flew from Hobart, Tasmania to stay with our son in Sydney the night before. We weren't due to embark until 4.00 pm ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Kamfish642

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess (New Zealand Feb. 11-24, 2020)

Flew from LAX to Sydney 2 days prior to cruise and arrived in Sydney just in time to feel the effects of the remnants of a Level 1 Cyclone. Landed early Sunday morning, and flight was one of the most turbulent we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rubyprincessfan

1 Review Written

All-round good experience

Anytime Dining was great - excellent wait staff, especially head waiter Joaquim. Wasn't as impressed at the Lido. In fact, the drinks service at the Lido seemed to dwindle markedly towards the end of the cruise. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Ransome

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

My new favourite RCI ship

First up, a disclaimer. I’m more recently a solo cruiser and I choose cruises based on the ship (ambience etc), the itinerary, and mostly because I like to relax and read a book (thus quiet spaces are very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Expatcat avatar

Expatcat

1 Review Written

4 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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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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warrenhickson

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Some Issues but still Good Value

My wife and I wanted to repeat a similar Pacific cruise on the Solstice which we enjoyed several years ago. Overall the cruise was pleasant but was marred by several avoidable problems. First, my wife's suitcase ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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cbowls30

6 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Good cruise because of other passengers but lacking in some ways

We joined the ship in sydney as part of a bigger trip from the UK visiting friends. Along with another couple from Australia we were advised at the port on embarkation day that we would not be stopping at Mare (our ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Russell Stephens avatar

Russell Stephens

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Carnival Spirit Christmas Cruise 18-30 Dec 2019 South Pacific

As a 59-60-year old couple we were not the target market for this cruise which is families with children. For many this is their annual holiday. Even so we still enjoyed ourselves. The ship itself is looking a bit ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Spicetest67

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

King size, king service with king headaches!

Main-court dining was first class - 3 levels of seating with two serving times which coordinate well with showtimes. Pot-luck with who you sit with as not many tables just for a couple. Even so, you may get a table ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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monalisa115

4 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Good overall, but overdoing things the first few days

Embarkation port in Sydney is White Bay, not as convenient as Circular Quay, and not at all scenic, being a commercial port. The day before embarkation we received an email advising us not to arrive before one. It ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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MicCanberra

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Island Escape - Spirited Away.

We cruise a fair bit and usually cruise for itinerary, so have cruised over ten differing lines, however we booked this cruise (2nd cruise on Carnival and the Spirit) due to the fantastic price for a suite and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


olna avatar

olna

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The staff made the difference

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. Being in a suite, we received many on board perks which included having an extended room service menu which we utilised for breakfast on 3 occasions. We also ate ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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carlogaglione

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pacific Paradise

Chose this cruise line due to the port it was scheduled to visit. South pacific has always being my main destination, and it was great to be on board a vessel which was well kept, clean, in places immaculate and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Ockie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trying Princess for the first time

Our first Princess Cruise and we were aboard the RUBY. The ship itself was a little disappointing compared to others we have been on. The air conditioning control was abysmal. The majority of the public areas you ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Arluia

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Good sized ship

This is our sixth cruise, second with Norwegian, the others have been with Royal Caribbean. I haven’t submitted a review before, but have spent a great deal of time reading others before booking previous ...
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Sail Date December 2019


gfosburgh avatar

gfosburgh

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great, uncrowded ship to our dream destination.

My wife and I had planned for several years to visit Australia and New Zealand. We first considered a land trip but eventually choose to do a cruise due to the overall value and convenience. I looked at several ...
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Sail Date November 2019


KazyB avatar

KazyB

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed the Fiji ports

This Cruise was to experience Fiji & its different areas without me actually flying there, staying for a week or two & realising I was not enjoying the destination chosen. Eg Suva I would not visit again, Dravini ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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belambrakis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very relaxing

Relaxing 2 weeks. Dining room was a highlight. Food was brilliant. All staff on board were friendly and helpful. Share by Curtis stone was really good. Would recommend. Needs more shared outdoor areas and more ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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