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Maasdam Cruise Review to South Pacific

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5

14 Night New Zealand Navigator (Auckland Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 20, 2020

Ship: Maasdam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

we really enjoyed our cruise, Maasdam is a lovely ship to travel on and crew were excellent. would recommend ,particularly for older tourists


5 out of 5
well organised and fast

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
great food and well presented, expensive wine prices however

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
more sedate activities as the passengers were mostly older people


3 out of 5
average at best

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
the crew were fantastic,cheerful and very helpful. Top Notch

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
A very comfortable ship with plenty of quiet spaces which suited the the elder passengers

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
very comfortable with lots of storage space.good size and quiet, shower over bath was not so easy to access.clean and we were well looked after by our cabin attendants

Ship tip

more suited to older passengers

Ports of call

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5
embarkation and diisembarkation were a breeze, very well organied

Waitangi, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

5 out of 5
visited treaty grounds at waitangi - Great


4 out of 5
lucky to get on the island with the big swells did a 4 wheel drive excursion around island which was only OK

New Plymouth, New Zealand

4 out of 5
just walked around city

Nelson, New Zealand

4 out of 5
nice place to visit had lunch at the local yacht club on the waterfront, nice

Kaikoura, New Zealand

4 out of 5
just walked around town OK

Christchurch, New Zealand

4 out of 5
met up with relatives and had lunch ashore, nice

Wellington, New Zealand

5 out of 5
went up cable car and Tepapa museum nice city to visit

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5
great port, they really look after visitors, did 2.5 hr bus trip around the area, Great

Gisborne, New Zealand Did not visit port

ship had propulsion issues and had to bypass this port

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
nice port to visit with very scenic entry into harbour. visited family

Cruise Bay Of Plenty

3 out of 5
captain kept well offshore so this lessened the experience


5 out of 5
went like clockwork very good
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