This was last of 3 Back to Back cruises and definitely a trip of a lifetime

Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

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Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Celebrity Solstice

13 Night New Zealand (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 25, 2020

Ship: Celebrity Solstice

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 1624

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

This was third of back to back cruises. South Pacific, Great Barrier and then this one

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Fitness center, Persian Garden, Lawn Club, Martini Bar

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Sashi was the Best

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Blu staff new my desires the first day and always had for me. ex. fresh squeezed grapefruit each morning. Room kept immaculate and any request were satisfied immediately. We had lots of fun and laughter with everyone even a few of the captains.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Easy to navigate and so very very clean

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It was perfect. Santesh was the best room attendant you could ask for.

Ship tip

Enjoy and have fun

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Cruise Milford Sound

5 out of 5
We got off the ship for a two day excursion to Queenstown, a awesome trip, just a lot of time spent on a bus as we met back up with the ship in Dunedin

Akaroa, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Fun went to Christchurch, punting on Avon River and Gondola

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Loved this port, went to Hobiton one day and spent one day walking and at the beach

Auckland, New Zealand

1 out of 5
Port can be skipped, we did a hop on hop off (new one red open top bus) and the entire we were harassed by the driver for not getting off at stops. No one wanted to as we would have to wait 30-40 minutes for the next bus if there were seats avail. We finally dd get off a couple stops earlier than we planned and walked as we got tired of his attitude

Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Wish we would have had 2 days here and skipped Aukland, took fast ferry to Russell fun little island then walked around before heading back to the ship

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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