Booked for a friends 50th and paid for the celebrations package $179 dinner for two in Salt Restaurant and bottle of Moet, spent the first hour of the cruise trying to sort out dinner reservation (no reservation upon arrival) and lack of ...
This was only our second cruise on Pacific Pearl. But probably our last.
This cruise line would be the equivalent of the Irish budget airline RyanAir , where you pay extra for everything , with the exception of having a pee.
I have been cruising with P&O since 1992 on countless cruises. For the first time on any cruise I was charged for two bottles of water that we never consumed. This has left a bad taste in my mouth with this cruise out of principal. On ...
I always find something positive about a cruise ship. It is a massive job to please every passenger in every aspect of a cruise. The Pacific Pearl was the most disappointing ship I have cruised on in 8 years.
It was a four night ...
Got a really good deal on this 7 night to noumea at las minute. Travelled on the his ship many times this was the 6 time on the pearl and our 23 overall. Given the price we couldn't pass it up. However we can see now where P & O are ...
We purchased this cruise on a whim as is appeared great value.
A week cruising the sea to Noumea/Isle of pines, sun, beaches, food and entertainment.
We have four previous cruises on other lines under our belts for comparison.
Will never go P & O again. Did the Mutiny trip which was a disaster from start to finish.
Even though they had all the dimensions of my electric wheelchair, they still allocated me a cabin that my wheelchair wouldn't fit into. We ...
Have just arrived home today (24th October 2015) and recounting on our trip the only really great time we had on the trip was when we where off the ship on this islands.
The ship was what us young people called a "Nursing home of ...
This was my first cruise and I had the most relaxing and enjoyable time. I have already booked my next cruise.
My 16 yr old daughter and I took this holiday together and we can not complain at all.
We were greeted by our stewart upon ...
Our review on P535 Pacific pearl. Sorry it's a bit long
The ship- the new upgrade looks great and gives it a more modern feeling. Bars like the orient still retain their old charm.
The drinks package-$69 a day was great value for ...
My partner and I went in with an open mind considering the negative reviews on this ship.
We have done 14 cruises across 6 cruise lines and this was the only P&O Australia cruise ship we hadn't previously sailed on.
The ship is a ...
The fares are not cheap but the attitude of p & o australia is.
We, in our party of 4 were not happy with paying for room service ( we are supposed to be on holiday) a 1.5% credit card fee (when cruises are a cashless society).
We traveled on the Pearl in February 2013 and she was great. Food, service, atmosphere everything even though most other travelers bagged it out. So I was looking forward to going on her again. This time however it was the opposite. What ...
This 4 night cruise to Moreton Island was OK if you want to go on a cruise just for the sake of it. You will be on board for 90 per cent of the time.
Embarkation and disembarkation at the White Bay port were managed dreadfully.
Quite a nice cruise but not without problems. Before you get on board I hope you don't mind standing in queues for ages despite the fact that you have paid thousands extra for a mini-suite and priority embarkation. On board departure out ...
Recently my husband and I took our two girls, aged 5 and 7, on the P&O Pacific Pearl to Vanuatu and New Caledonia. We have done plenty of self-contained short getaways and road trips but this is the first time we've taken our kids ...
As first time cruisers, in our mid fifties, we didn't know what to expect or how we would be passing the time on our cruise "Retreat to Isle of Pines". We chose this cruise based on our own availability and embarkation port, so ...
My family and extended family (9 altogether) decided to take this cruise to spend some quality time together as we live at opposite ends of Australia and don't often catch up.
This was my recommendation as I had cruised to the Pacific ...
the crew were super helpful and kind the cabin with balcony was lovely ,the days at sea were very boring and the cuisine was very poor ,never go the pacific pearl again it has the look of being a very old ship. its made us think twice ...
My partner and I thouroughly enjoyed our 10 nights of sailing.............
Highlights, it is really hard to pick one thing out……………..
1. The staff were amazing, from the housekeeping staff to ...
We have just returned from a 10 night pacific discovery cruise and thoroughly enjoyed our trip. This was our second south pacific cruise, having previously sailed on the carnival spirit which was a fantastic ship.
The embarkation ...
From reading other reviews on here which are generally fairly negative. We enjoyed the Pacific Pearl. Yes its an older dated boat but we knew that before we hopped on and for the money we certainly weren't expecting the Legend of the ...
My Wife, Daughter & her Friend, returned from a 10 night cruise of Vanuatu/New Caledonia Islands yesterday, thoroughly enjoyed the experience! Cabins were well presented and very tidy, service from Myron was excellent.
Food and the ...
I'm a first time cruiser but won't be in a rush to return. The Pacific Pearl was just okay! Alot of the staff were friendly but quite a few were rude and some were nonchalant and unhappy. The evening entertainment was moderate to ...
Years ago we went on a cruise with a cheap Russian cruise line.( black sea shipping co.) It was basic, food, activities etc so we were expecting much better but overall was actually worse .Food was fine & plentiful, but no afternoon ...
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