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Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review to Hawaii

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Radiance of the Seas

Transpacific

Sail date: April 18, 2019

Ship: Radiance of the Seas

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 3100

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Great ship great food, great staff, great friendly passengers. Love the size of this ship. Always plenty of seats, cruise director Cuddy was fun. Memorable staff who go above and beyond to make your holiday special. Great varied entertainment. My husband Needed treatment in the ship's medical centre over many days. The 2 doctors there as well as the nurses are amazing. Very caring and professional.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Excellent

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Great choice of food. Friendly efficient servers

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Trivia karaoke solarium. They had also arranged 2 Anzac day ceremonies and a fun Easter Sunday

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Excellent mix of dance music singers Magician illusionist mentalism tribute bands

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
My husband needed medical centre treatment onboard. Great caring staff. Room steward friendly and accommodating of our needs Wait staff in main dining room excellent. He even showed us a table game after dinner

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Radiance layout great. This is my fav ship of all I have travelled on. Right size, nice design, comfortable, lots of light with huge windows in many public areas

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Great size, easy access, quiet, very clean, room steward got us an extra soft bed topper as the bed was a bit hard . Great position 1st one near lobby. Could never hear external noises in our cabin. I would choose this cabin again. Loved the lower deck stability. Heaps of storage

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
Great start to our holiday. It is so beautiful to sail in or out of Sydney.

Picton, New Zealand

4 out of 5
This port is so close to the wineries of Blenheim. Shame it was a rainy day as it was gloomy and not good for sightseeing. A sunny day would show Picton in the pretty category

Wellington, New Zealand

4 out of 5
Fabulous. Must visit Tepapa museum on the waterfront. Cable car up to gardens is fun

Cross International Dateline

5 out of 5
Had 2 Tuesdays, thank God for the lifts which had the day written inside. Enjoyed the crossing ceremony onboard

Papeete, Tahiti

3 out of 5
Hmmm. Not sure as only got off for 1 hour so didn't really see much. Pretty main street and marina

Moorea, French Polynesia

3 out of 5
Very nice taste of tropical island. Did not do any tours.

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Gorgus... highlight of my trip. Took a 4 hour small boat ride over the reef, swam with reef sharks and mantra rays. Spectacular waters. Snorkelled over corals and fish. A magical experience. Must do in your lifetime. So naturally beautiful.

Honolulu, Oahu

5 out of 5
Loved blue Hawaii. Great time of year. Waikiki has it all, brilliant beaches, bright blue water, friendly locals, shopping, must do is a full day tour to Polynesian cultural centre. Fabulous look at Polynesian village life in Hawaii, new Zealand, Samoa, Tahiti, Fiji. Pearl harbour is respectfully preserved and is a must see

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Well organised an easy
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