Some aspects were GREAT and some were HORRIBLE

Emerald Princess Cruise Review to Australasia

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 32

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Emerald Princess

Australia & New zealand

Sail date: February 24, 2017

Ship: Emerald Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: A746

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

The itinerary and the cruise ship were both very good. Great ports of call and nice rooms. The food was just OK and the food at the pay restaurants wasn't worth paying extra for. I wouldn't even give them a try if you are going. My biggest complaints were the alcohol. We bought the package...but the drinks were so week I don't even know why they call them alcoholic drinks. Plus, even if you have the drink package, if you want a double you have to pay extra. There were a few martini's that had decent alcohol...but that was about it. Lastly, I bought the internet package in advance in US dollars because they were promoting it as a discount to buy in advance. When I got on board, they were selling internet for the same price...but in Australian Dollars. There were some other customer service issues that makes me want to try a different cruise line the next time around.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


1 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Be careful about buying any package in advance. It may cost you more!!!

Ports of call

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Gisborne, New Zealand

3 out of 5

Wellington, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Akaroa, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

5 out of 5

Cruise Fjordland National Park

5 out of 5

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

5 out of 5

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
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