Dreadful ship

Noordam Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

3.2 out of 5

15 Night Australia & New Zealand (Sydney To Auckland)

Sail date: February 26, 2020

Ship: Noordam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7019

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 3 months ago

Review summary

This ship Is tired and old fashioned. There was no evening life on board. All bars deserted by around 11pm. Certainly not the life and soul of the party


3 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

Because my children are married lol

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
They were fairly good

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Seemed clean but so old fashioned

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small cabin. Vile bathroom - old fashioned and poor condition. The bath was peeling and looked dirty

Ship tip

Don’t do it

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
We stayed 3 days prior to the cruise

Melbourne, Australia

4 out of 5
No excursion

Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia

3 out of 5
No excursion

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

5 out of 5
Dreadful. Nothing to do. No idea why the ship docked overnight

Cruise Milford Sound

4 out of 5

Cruise Fjordland National Park

5 out of 5

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

2 out of 5

Akaroa, New Zealand

4 out of 5
Loved Akoroa. Did a private excursion

Wellington, New Zealand

3 out of 5
No excursion

Gisborne, New Zealand

1 out of 5
No idea why ship docked here

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Beautiful. Did a private excursion

Cruise Bay Of Plenty

3 out of 5

Auckland, New Zealand

3 out of 5


4 out of 5
Self assisted so was fine
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