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Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Ovation of the Seas

5 Night Tasmania (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 23, 2018

Ship: Ovation of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The ship itself is lovely but it just seems to be missing something. New cruisers seemed overawed by it but for long time cruisers like myself the RCI fleet no longer has that special feeling. Nearly all activities are aimed at selling you something and the whole activity team seemed under utilised. You used to always see them around the ship getting involved with passengers but not now. Didn't even lay eyes on the Cruise director. Sadly the old days of cruising are gone forever. I don't like the dining rooms on this ship at all. Give me the grand old ones anytime. I doubt I will be back on a RCI ship as I find them all gimmicky and kind of soulless. Even though the staff try their best they seem to not have their heart in it either


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Too big, too many passengers

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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