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3.5 Editor's Rating
Pacific Jewel is the seventh ship to cruise under the P&O Australia brand and another to have enjoyed many past lives with Carnival-owned companies. It was originally ordered by Sitmar but was absorbed ...
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168 P&O Australia Pacific Jewel Cruise Reviews

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Crusing Newbies
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Having endured the worst of yet another cold Melbourne winter my wife and I found ourselves more than ready for a mid year escape. We hadn't previously considered a cruise however fortuitously an advert for P+O popped up on screen whilst ... Read more
jubes55
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed August 2015
My husband and I have just returned from our first cruise on Pacific Jewel for 7 nights. Before leaving for the cruise I had heard negative comments about P & O cruises, but we were pleasantly surprised. The check-in staff at the ... Read more
MKK cruise addicts
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
Embarking was easy, a walk in the park until the steps present small issues if your struggling with knee injury or the like ... Once on board the staff met us at the doorway to the Atrium, first impressions , OK , moderate, not shiny but ... Read more
taigan123
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Firstly let me say that our last P&O cruise was 10 years ago and we vowed "never again". However we needed a mid year break this year and the only ship sailing out of Brisbane was the Jewel. I fully expected a ship that ... Read more
AU76
Member Since 2012
10 reviews
16 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
1st time for us on the Pacific Jewel, we have been on the Dawn and Pearl before and also have sailed with Princess, HAL, Carnival and RCL. The ship was just recently out of the refit in Singapore where it had amongst others the Pantry ... Read more
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Lyndanev
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Just arrived back today Sunday 12th July!!! This was my first time on a cruise and I wasn't disappointed. There was 9 females ranging from approx. 40 - 80 years of age celebrating my girlfriends 50th birthday. We had a hoot!!! As with any ... Read more
inspectoralan136
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
This is our second cruise so we decided to cruise on the 7 day island hopper that left brisbane on 30-06-15, last year we also booked the 7 day island hopper and booked a suite 11121 on the p&o dawn, the noise from the deck above every ... Read more
ccsclean21
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Hi. This was my first cruise with P&O Pacific Jewel. I knew it was only a 3 star ship and I read some Cruise critic feedback that it was just a party boat, but the cruise I was on was definitely not a party boat. It had a lot of ... Read more
CptFatguts
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
214 forum posts
Sailed June 2015
Having cruised on 4 other lines since we last cruised P&O Australia, it was a big step back to the Jewel. Cons Booking anytime dining in MDR is a tedious process that is required nightly for the first 3 nights Quality of food ... Read more
Widebay
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
554 forum posts
1 helpful vote
fistly we flew to Singapore - stayed with our son who lives & works there. We have cruised on pride of America around the Hawaiian Islands, a short cruise of South Pacific on sun princess, & lastly celebrity millennium from hawaii ... Read more

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Astro Boy
Member Since 2012
17 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Pacific Jewel was in dry dock in Singapore and had Pantry put in place of the Plantations, replaced astro turf on top decks, Pandora store installed, unsure of what else. This was our 3rd trip on the Jewel, last trip few months previous ... Read more
Sea-Wheeler
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
47 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I have done quite a few cruises with P&O and it may be my last. The embarkation process in Fremantle, Perth was excellent however both the embarkation and disembarkation process throughout the remainder of the cruise was absolutely ... Read more
Sea-Wheeler
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
47 forum posts
I was really looking forward to this S.E. Asia cruise for such a long time but was disappointed with the overall service, meals, activities and entertainment not to mention that my cabin steward threw out all my medications and other ... Read more
Scozzy mcginty
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
25 forum posts
Having just came of celebrity solstice at Easter this was a little extra trip so solstice was still fresh in mind so with that I'd say pacific jewel is a very old ship in the middle of a much needed Reno , you can see that they have ... Read more
Scozzy mcginty
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
25 forum posts
Having just came of celebrity solstice at Easter this was a little extra trip so solstice was still fresh in mind so with that I'd say pacific jewel is a very old ship in the middle of a much needed Reno , you can see that they have ... Read more

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Lilye66
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
24 forum posts
Would we travel again with P&O? No, not to any place that requires tenders, until they fix their process. Only average rating due to tenders. On booking our TA warned that its not the same level as our previous trip on Voyager of ... Read more
Wencol
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
This was our first cruise was a little unsure what to expect, but from the moment we arrived at the Terminal were treated exceptionally well. Upon arriving at our oceanview cabin a room steward appeared and happily brought our luggage into ... Read more
sinkers54
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed April 2015
I am an experienced traveler though not an experienced cruiser. Let me say firstly that the cruise ex Fremantle to Geraldton, Broome, Lombok, Bali and Komodo was fantastic value for money. What I would have liked is to pay more to GET ... Read more
jenanpat
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Sailed April 2015
Our 8 day cruise up the West Australian coast called at Geraldton, Broome and Exmouth. It was our 4th cruise and we have travelled on four different ships from 3 star up to 5 star, ranging from 5 to 18 nights. I would cruise on Pacific ... Read more
LoWahQ
Member Since 2013
1 review
146 forum posts
Booked this Easter Comedy cruise well ahead to try out P&O, after experienced 15 trips with Superstar (Virgo), 3 RCL (Mariner, Radiance, Independence) and 3 Princess (Diamond, Sapphire, Sun) ships, I must say we were very disappointed ... Read more

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ccjjking
Member Since 2010
1 review
14 forum posts
This was the second 3 day comedy cruise I have been on and my 6th cruise all up. This was by far the worst cruising experience I have experienced. While the ship was nice enough and the comedy was fantastic, the service and food was ... Read more
Peta S
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed April 2015
My husband and myself went on the Comedy Cruise which left Perth on the 3 April 2015. This was our first cruise as a taster to see if we enjoy "Cruising". In some ways I am glad it was only for three days! We had a mini-suite ... Read more
Strapthacker
Member Since 2015
1 review
P&O Feedback: Indonesia 25th March – 7th April 2015 Cabin number 6147 Where to begin? I’ll try the positives first: • Most of the crew were (as usual) very helpful and welcoming, offering that feeling of ... Read more
BIWOZ
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
44 forum posts
We booked the cruise on a whim ... from an email with prices just too good to ignore. Then we looked at Cruise Critic reviews. Hmmmmm ... We determined we were going to enjoy ourselves, no matter what. We went for the cruise itself, rather ... Read more
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leekkerry
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
32 forum posts
We travelled Melbourne to Perth- 9 nights 3 of us in a cabin on deck 10 near Oasis. We were travelling as VIP'ers. So our experience was way different to most. We got a huge amount of freebies, like champagne and canapes in our cabin, ... Read more

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