Absolutely wonderful South Pacific princess cruise. More than met our expectations.

Golden Princess Cruise Review to South Pacific

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Golden Princess

18 Night Fiji (Adelaide Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 01, 2019

Ship: Golden Princess

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: D120

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 7 months ago

Review summary

Fantastic cruise more than met our expectations. Everything was wonderful. Staff great, food great. Facilities great. Entertainment great. Didn’t want to get off. Can’t wait to go again. Well done Princess Cruises.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Adelaide was Marvellous. Volunteers so very helpful. Directed us where to go. Couldn’t fault it.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Absolutely wonderful. Beautiful food. Always plenty of choices. If you couldn’t find anything to eat you would be very hard to please. Well presented & cakes especially were very very yummy. Well done chefs!!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Pool, spas were excellent.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Excellent. Great shows. Great Princess singers & dancers. Great performers.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Excellent

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Great service. Whenever we sat down we’re always asked what we would like to drink. Always friendly. Room steward was always looking after us. Always made beds & got bed ready at night & put a chocolate on each bed. Ship personnel always friendly. Couldn’t fault anyone. Great service by all.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Always spotlessly clean all the time. Staff were always cleaning. Even cleaning stairs & rails. Never saw one dirty toilet. Well done again Princess.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Mini suite with plenty of room for the 4 of us. Always clean. 2 Tvs & balcony. Beds very comfortable.

Ship tip

Go for it. Excellent ship. Can’t wait to again ourselves.

Ports of call

Adelaide, Australia

5 out of 5
Excellent easy to get on & off ship. Volunteers always there to help. Embarked & Disembarked in Adelaide.

Melbourne, Australia

3 out of 5
No excursion just got Uber into town. Unfortunately it is a long way for people to walk to the ship & if disabled have to catch bus to end of pier. Not good.

Mare Isle, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

5 out of 5
Did princess tour out to the beautiful beach with beautiful white sand. Kids swam & snokelled in beautiful clear water. Amazing.

Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu

2 out of 5
No excursion. Markets at Port & we were pestered all the time by locals wanting us to pay them to take us somewhere. They certainly were persistent & it scared the children as there were 7 of us as a family.

Lautoka, Fiji Islands

5 out of 5
Took bus tour of town & out to a resort for lunch. Very nice. Lovely beach & swimming pool at resort. Saw horses on the beach.

Suva, Fiji

5 out of 5
Got bus into town that was free from the Port & it dropped us at shopping area.

Noumea, New Caledonia

5 out of 5
Lovely. Got the hop on hop off bus excursion from Port through Princess & that was great. Went to lots of places to markets & to beautiful lemon bay. Plenty of buses coming all the time to take you on somewhere else. Great service by buses. You could stay as long as you liked on places on the route.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Excellent. Very well organised by Princess so that not everyone was rushing off at same time. Plenty of help by staff on boat & at Port. Well done.
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