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3.5 Editor's Rating
The sixth ship to cruise under the P&O Australia brand and currently the oldest in the fleet, Pacific Pearl has enjoyed many previous lives. It was originally launched as Sitmar FairMajesty and was then ...
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2014
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83 P&O Australia Pacific Pearl Cruise Reviews

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09/14
This was our 3rd trip on the Pearl and 1st to PNG. Departure - White Bay meant taxi from Town Hall, costs $25 each ... Read more
As a family of independent travellers, the idea of being stuck on a board a ship with hundreds of other people has ... Read more
Discover Vanuatu P435 bigjackloudon
09/14
Embarkation at White bay was miles from anywhere but the process was smooth in the terminal. The P&O staff guided ... Read more
10 nights in a leaky boat Tasmanilovessydney
09/14
Our first cruise and it will be our last with P and O. Firstly White Bay cruise terminal is a mile from anywhere so a ... Read more
08/14
We picked this cruise because it was the only one from Sydney, which would coincide with our 50th wedding anniversary. ... Read more
Not all that ClaireED
08/14
It was our first cruise so we didn't have a point of comparison, but we were pretty disappointed with our experience. ... Read more
First of all, this was our second P&O cruise after a gap of 13 years, we had low expectations about the ship, food ... Read more
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07/14
We have done a few cruises, all of which have been excellent, so we thought a short cruise to Tasmania would be of an ... Read more
07/14
This is our second cruise, our first on the Pacific Dawn was good. Nice food, balcony room that was not too noisy. So ... Read more
Fantastic holiday Stephanie H
07/14
This is the second time I have been on the Pearl and I enjoyed both cruises. Our cabin had a lovely person(Donny) ... Read more
3rd P&O Cruise... Boarding in Auckland was a dream... My husband has a mobility problem so wheelchair ordered and ... Read more
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06/14
Some good points but a few totally ruined the overall experience We booked 10 months in advance to ensure side by side ... Read more
06/14
This is the 4th P&O cruise husband and I have been on, and each time the standards have slipped. The first cruise ... Read more
We were first time cruisers , booking the cruise on a last minute whim. I had never really thought about cruising ... Read more
05/14
I just returned from an 11 day cruise from Melbourne to Melbourne via South Australia and Tasmania The itinerary was ... Read more
This was our 8th cruise but we hadn't been on P&O for 5 years. I know one shouldn't compare apples with oranges but ... Read more
Refine to cater for Tennis addicts sue.paine7@bigpond.com
02/14
Hi Just been on tennis cruise , great trip and great tennis. I note next year that it is longer cruise..... more time ... Read more
We have just come back from a 7 day cruise to the South Pacific with stops at the Isle of Pines and Noumea. We fell in ... Read more
Sailed on the Pacific Pearl for my first cruise , read lots of reviews that said this was only a 3 star experience so I ... Read more
Pleasant no frills starsareplenty
12/13
The ship is old. I would rate it 3 stars. My husband and daughter and myself had a wonderful time. The P&O ... Read more
12/13
Hubby and I have been on the Pearl before and had a so-so time, but this has been a really long and tiring year and we ... Read more
My fiancé and I spent 9 nights on board travelling to Mare, Noumea, Lifou ( my favourite island) and Isle of ... Read more
The first 2 nights on the open ocean was the scariest for me. The boat tossed and moved like a roller coaster. I was ... Read more
11/13
Unfortunately nothing on board Pacific Pearl has improved since our cruise on this vessel three years ago! Still they ... Read more
10/13
Left Sydney for our first cruise. Travelled with 2 teenage daughters and hubby. Embarkment was a breeze getting on, ... Read more

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