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Sea Princess Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sea Princess

28 Night Round Australia (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail Date: September 30, 2018

Ship: Sea Princess

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: A532

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 9 days ago

Review Summary

For first visit to Australia it's a great way to see the whole country. Given the time in port it's difficult to do everything you may want but do take advantage of optional excursions. It nice have the same bed every night and not packing-unpacking as you do on a land tour.

Embarkation

2 out of 5
After a 25+ her flight we had to wait(another 4 he)until the official check-in time at 2pm. IMHO if you book your air through the cruise line you should be allowed to board the ship and wait in one of the lounges until the room is ready.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was very good-looking no complaints. Again IMHO I thought the beverage package was very expensive considering both stateroom occupants were required to purchase and it was a 28 day cruise. At approx $79/day/pp it too much. The cruise offered a wine package on embarkation day. Nothing with PC!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Very good. I did like the variety provided. Every few days an entertainer would leave while on port another would join us for a few days. Good variety singers, comedians, magician, show band( excellent), show dancers(excellent) and various others. Well done

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All of the service personnel were top notch.!!! Very friendly, very efficient, well mannered. A great ship staff.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Given the fact it is an older vessel it had no issues, was kept very clean and was well maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
No issues, bed was comfortable, adaquate roominess. Lots of drawers and closet space.

Ports Of Call

Sydney, Australia

4 out of 5

Melbourne, Australia

4 out of 5

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

4 out of 5

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

4 out of 5

Adelaide, Australia

4 out of 5

Albany, Australia

4 out of 5

BUSSELTON (MARGARET RIVER), AUSTRALIA

4 out of 5

Fremantle (Perth), Australia

4 out of 5

Broome, Australia

4 out of 5

Kimberly Coastal, Australia

4 out of 5

Darwin, Australia

4 out of 5

Cairns, Australia

4 out of 5

Alotau, Papua New Guinea

5 out of 5
Loved this port of call. It's likely not for everyone Very hot and humid Port area is quite small with little to no shopping Local people very friendly and tour to a native village was very interesting

Brisbane, Australia

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5

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