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Noordam Cruise Review to South Pacific

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 29

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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27 Night Australia/New Zealand & Pacific Treasures Collector (Sydney To Auckland)

Sail date: January 18, 2017

Ship: Noordam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 4109

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

We loved the Pacific Islands; Dravuni and Lefou were particularly amazing in their beauty.  The Australian cities had plenty of sights, museums and history.  When we arrived in New Zealand we saw a country of great beauty with plenty of sheep and a big dairy business.  We especially liked Wellington as a great city having the best museum (Te Papa).  

As far as the Noordam is concerned, the food was good, but not over the top, and their cabin and restaurant service was very good.  We have sailed HAL in the past and plan to do so again. We did not use many HAL excursions as we found that we could walk ashore and generally get about the same for much less.  This was especially true of the railway trip in Duneden.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

This cabin made a LOUD squeaking noise in rough seas! The staff acted quickly to get us into another cabin that was quiet. Otherwise, we were happy with the accodations.O

Ship tip

Once on board, we were able to get early seating, then go to open dining, and then back to early. We enjoyed the flexibility.

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Noumea, New Caledonia

3 out of 5

Lifou Isle, New Caledonia

5 out of 5

Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu

5 out of 5

Dravuni Island, Fiji

5 out of 5

Lautoka, Fiji Islands

3 out of 5

Isle Of Pines (Ile Des Pins), New Caledonia

5 out of 5
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