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Noordam Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 23

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Noordam

14 Night New Zealand Discovery (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 18, 2020

Ship: Noordam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 4093

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Would recommend anyone who has never visited NZ it will allow you to see what you would do on land as the ship does not stay long in port for you to explore but all cruise lines do this We were a small group of 4 people

Embarkation

5 out of 5
No problems fast and effecient

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Staff and food was first class

Vista Dining Room

5 out of 5

Staff wonderful Food great

Lido Market

5 out of 5

Great recent upgrade improved waiting for a seat time food always good

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Not driven by the staff

Neptune Lounge

5 out of 5

Great staff all you needed no need to go the main desk

Entertainment

2 out of 5
Showroom entertainment not up to standard

Library

1 out of 5

Books reduced to just a fee

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
First class

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very good library 📚 now reduced very limited never saw the libarian

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
first class

Ship tip

Follow up with the front desk if you have connections when departing the ship ours was disgraceful

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
Has everything

Cruise Milford Sound

5 out of 5
Better when rain has fallen

Cruise Fjordland National Park

5 out of 5

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

5 out of 5

Akaroa, New Zealand

1 out of 5
Not suitable if you want to go Christchurch very little in the town

Wellington, New Zealand

3 out of 5
Not enough time in port so much to see

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Becoming the number one place to visit

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Normal large city

Waitangi, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

1 out of 5
Should be taken of the cruise

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
Not matter how hard we tried to keep our group together to disembark together we missed our connection even when our first call came we could not convince the staff we needed to go together
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