Great cruise for older people 55+

Golden Princess Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall rating:

3.7 out of 5
Golden Princess

13 Night New Zealand (Melbourne Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 25, 2019

Ship: Golden Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: B211

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The internet package is stupidly expensive!!! This cruise was for older people 55+


5 out of 5
Disability assistance for my mum was great.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Some of the meals were average and some were fantastic.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Not a lot for younger people under 55yrs.


2 out of 5
Music was mainly focused on older people 55+ which was very disappointing.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Fantastic staff

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Maintenance was lacking, old looking

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Mattress uneven and can easily roll out of bed.

Ship tip

Do not purchase the internet package. It is OVERLY EXPENSIVE!!

Ports of call

Melbourne, Australia

4 out of 5

Auckland, New Zealand

4 out of 5

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Loved this one

Gisborne, New Zealand Did not visit port

Wellington, New Zealand

4 out of 5

Akaroa, New Zealand

2 out of 5
Difficult to manage with a wheelchair

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

4 out of 5
Loved watching the logs

Cruise Fjordland National Park Did not visit port


3 out of 5
Wasn't able to get assistance with mum's wheelchair. Eventually found someone to assist.
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