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7,326 Trip Reviews View all Independent & unbiased reviews from past clients of Global Journeys

Excellent   , Spain, Jan 2023
Nice trip with a very professional guide. Erawan falls is a beautiful 7 level waterfall, the most beautiful being the therd. The River Kwai Resort and Spa is really comfortable, with very good breakfast.
Australia Day 2023, P&O Cruise. 3 Nts. Pacific Adventure.     , NSW, Australia, Jan 2023
Hannah C. looked after my booking for this cruise. Nothing was a problem. Hannah recommended us taking a 'Guaranteed Cabin', which means we only got notified a few days prior to departure. We were very pleased to have got cabin midship on Deck 12! Ship took us out to sea for 2 nights, very calm seas and lovely ship and staff. Crew and staff all wore ...read more masks.

Came back into our Sydney Harbour for Australia Day, and 'parked' not too far from our Prime Minister's residence. Could not get a better position. Watched the Tall Ships, Ferries etc race by our ship...and so many boats of every size and type cruising around our ship and waving to us, like Royalty ! (no doubt wishing they were onboard?) Over 2,000 passengers.

Went back out to sea, then returned to Circular Quay the next morning, for us all to disembark and go to our homes. A great alternative to standing on the shore, trying to see the events. One additional thing I did was to put the "Verifly" App on my phone. This information - Cruise/ Personal/Covid info/ Covid test results... ends up with 'Safe to Cruise tick', if all is OK. On checking in, just showing the app with this 'Tick + OK to Sail' meant we were put in "Priority Check In", and passed by the long lines awaiting check in -straight onto the ship. Worth considering if you're looking to cruise soon. Thanks to Hannah at Global Journeys - we really enjoyed this cruise.
Spectacular Signature South Island of NZ with Grand Pacific     , VIC, Australia, Jan 2023
I can highly recommend the Signature South Island tour from Christchurch to Christchurch. January was a great time to travel - we had excellent weather. The very smart coach can accommodate 32 passengers. There were 27 in our group - mostly Australians with a few from the UK, an American couple and a lady from Canada. The company has an ingenious seat ...read more rotation policy which meant that you experienced different areas of the coach and had different people around you every day. All but one dinner was included and there were reduced price drinks before dinner so there were plenty of opportunities to mingle. Hotels were very good and a lot of activities were included in the price. I chose to do many of the optional activities, which I thoroughly enjoyed. The scenery was spectacular, the coach captain was a font of information about Māori history and the areas we passed through, as well as being an excellent driver, and the tour leader couldn’t do enough to make sure everyone was happy.
Adventure of a lifetime     , VIC, Australia, Jan 2023
We waited 3 years to do this trip to Antarctica, because of Covid, and we can’t say enough good things about the handling of our booking by Georgie, she really went over the top for us. Our Antarctic adventure with Quark via Intrepid was FABULOUS. We were looked after very well, our safety on the shore expeditions via zodiacs was always exemplary.

January ...read more was a great time to go as there was plenty of wildlife to see, penguins galore with their chicks, whales with their young, elephants seals, leopard seals and copious quantities of birds. The scenery, even though it was black, white and grey along with splashes of true “ice blue” in the glaciers and ice burgs was magnificent. We were able to walk on the 7th continent twice on our first day after crossing the Drake passage at Orne Harbour and again at Neko Harbour along with a zodiac cruise, something we were looking forward to doing but not expecting to be able to do. The ship “Ocean Adventurer” was basic but comfortable, food was tasty, well presented and there was plenty of it. Can’t recommend Global Journeys, Quark & Intrepid highly enough. Anyone looking for an exciting, mind blowing adventure this is it.

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