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  • Largest permanent big-ship cruise line in Australia
  • Lively atmosphere, family-friendly with excellent kids clubs
  • Recent ship upgrades offer more choice and facilities
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71 P&O Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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Terrible experience Volshebstvo
02/15
We travelled from Melbourne through Port Lincoln to Adelaide. These are the points we feel important to mention to ... Read more
Cruise: White Bay terminal, Sydney, to Moreton Island (just off Brisbane), back to Circular Quay. Embarkation: Cruise ... Read more
The cabin was ok ,but that was all that was ok.The food quality was very poor the fish served in the water front ... Read more
Good and Bad garside
Not rated
01/15
Our family took our first cruise on the Pacific Dawn to Cairns recently and whilst we thought the food and services was ... Read more
Unbelievably Bad JaneLincoln
01/15
As a couple who love to cruise, this being our fifth, we have never before felt happier to disembark. Our outside ... Read more

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We wanted to go to the Melbourne Cup and thought cruising would be a convenient way to go. P&O had two ships ... Read more
LOVED EVERY MINUTE Stargatefreak
10/14
While I feel the Dawn is aging, she has a charm all her own. My husband and I did the Barrier Reef Discovery cruise. ... Read more
Never again anderss22
09/14
This was my second time on the Pearl and I am sorry to say that this was the last. The ship itself is in serious need ... Read more
I guess we knew what we were in for while we were still in the check-in hall. Hundreds of loud bogans yelling at each ... Read more
09/14
This will be our 4 cruise (3 with P&O Australia) in 4 years.  We embarked in Brisbane for a 4 day cruise to ... Read more

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We travelled in a group of 12 from Brisbane via Airlie Beach, Cairns and past Willis island. Pros : - very cheap ... Read more
PITIFUL Denice Woods
08/14
I have cruised many times - 22 over the past 35 years. Having said this, my last cruise was 12 years ago from Fort ... 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
What a shock! Aussie Bruce
07/14
We took this seven day cruise to Port Douglas and return because it fitted in neatly with our holiday dates in ... Read more
Not rated
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

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Firstly- we don't expect more than 3 star from P&O, you get what you pay for and we love our fun cruises on them. ... 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
06/14
This was a cruise for family and friends to celebrate my partners 60th Birthday. As we had both cruised with P & O ... Read more
The service and customer care was shocking, attitude was careless and dismissive! We did not expect the cruise to be ... Read more
Fantastic time stardust2014
06/14
My first cruise and certainly wont be the last. Boarding the ship was good got our boarding number and sat down and ... Read more

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This was my first "real" Cruise. My only other experience of onboard life was a rhine river cruise with Avalon Cruises ... Read more
05/14
We did a B2B the first cruise was 10 days to PNG and the 2nd was 7 days along the QLD coast but due to bad weather we ... Read more
05/14
(Honeymooners) My husband and I were supposed to do the great barrier reef discovery cruise but due to cyclone Ita it ... 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
We have sailed 4 times on the Pacific Dawn, once on the Pacific Sun and once on Pacific Jewell since 2008. The services ... Read more

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