Very nice cruise

Rhapsody of the Seas Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Rhapsody of the Seas

14 Night Australia & New Zealand (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail Date: January 27, 2009

Ship: Rhapsody of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Large Group

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Review Summary

Very nice ship. Excellent itinerary, beautiful ports. Good value.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Mostly, fair. Once in a while, very good. Good breakfast.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Friendly and helpful

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
My balcony cabin was noisy, vibrating, creaky walls. Moved cabin, and the vibration was less, but still noisy walls. Other people said their cabins were quiet!

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Nice room, noisy creaking walls. Could hear piano music from below.

Ports Of Call

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

3 out of 5

Auckland, New Zealand

3 out of 5
Took a wine country tour...very poor! Waste of money!

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
The zoo is a must place to easily see koala bears
Don't Miss: The zoo.

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Long wait to go ashore on tenders...poorly organized

Christchurch, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Wellington, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Pros: Pretty port towns, beautiful cruising in the sounds of New Zealand relaxed, friendly atmosphere onboard

Cons: Noisy , creaking walls in balcony stateroom, food only 'fair' on most occasions, long wait ( about 1 and 1/2 hours)loading onto tenders .

Recommends Rhapsody of the Seas? Yes!

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