Great first cruise experience.

Majestic Princess Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

3.4 out of 5
Majestic Princess

13 Night Australia & New Zealand (Sydney To Auckland)

Sail date: October 10, 2018

Ship: Majestic Princess

Cabin type: Suite

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Very happy for a first cruise & we were told that it will be hard to beat in comparison to other cruise ships. Just needs some tweaks here & there & it could be the best of the best. Overall 8/10

Embarkation

2 out of 5
Luggage came damaged with handle ripped off. Could not be fixed or replaced!?

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was average at times & repeated a lot. Some drinks like sprite or solo did not taste like the mentioned drinks. Some Mocktails where toooooo sweat!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

2 out of 5
Act's where average. I would be disappointed if I had to pay for this in a Theatre. Entertainers where rude & snobby. Not tat I cared but compared to other staff, these people where too good for everyone else.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Most staff went above & beyond & then there are some staff that are giving it away that they are just milking the system.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship shape is the correct term I think.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Don't remember door number. Air was coming out of the USB outlet next to the bed when balcony door was open?

Ship tip

There should be a day drink package not entire cruise time. I hardly drink & was hoping to try a few cocktails maybe throughout the 14 day cruise time but I was told you must purchase a package for entire cruise. This to me was a downer experience & decided against the package.

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

4 out of 5
What a sight, but it's Sydney & it 's overcast. Let's just get going already. So excited.

Melbourne, Australia

2 out of 5
Been here before & only got off to buy "REAL" milk as the long life stuff I am not a fan off.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

3 out of 5
I used to live here. It was nice to see Hobart again.

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

2 out of 5
Not that much in town & had no chance to go outside of town.

Akaroa, New Zealand

4 out of 5
I was expecting Kia Ora & Maori welcome but ...? Nice place though.

Wellington, New Zealand

4 out of 5
Windy & just another big city. Had fun at Zealandia.

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5
WOW, WOW, WOW. JUST WOW. Awesome place. A must to visit!

Tauranga, New Zealand

4 out of 5
Nice place, just stay off the Hop on Hop off bus, unless you want to wait for next bus for 45min -1hour.

Auckland, New Zealand

4 out of 5
Loved the city & the scooters you can ride around on. The Orbit tower restaurant is awesome too.

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
I had a mobility Knee scooter but had no one help me with luggage to taxi or even let me take trolley to taxi as my wife would have bring it back.
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