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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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197 P&O Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
22
Very Good
43
Average
42
Poor
38
Terrible
50
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Holiday haven
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Sailed from Sydney to Kangaroo Island on Jan 9, 2016 for 8 nights. This was our 4th cruise (also been on Princess and ... Read more
mezza
16 Reviews
Member Since 2007
780 Forum Posts
1/16
Given the excitement that the two newer ships that P & O bought were ex HAL, we decided to take a short trip to ... Read more
Josie B
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Where to start? First time on a cruise and so bitterly disappointed. Following a three hour embarkation delay to ... Read more
MadMarch
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We went on the PNG trip that leaves from Sydney. The ship is old and not worth the $$ you spend. In the food ... Read more
cruisesfromsydney
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I cruised wife my wife on a 3 day comedy cruise and we both had a great time. In fact it was the best holiday we had ... Read more
marktom
1 Review
Member Since 2013
12 Forum Posts
This was me and my wife's 16th cruise between P&O, Princess and Carnival lines, so we know what to expect from ... Read more
lyndaneslen@hotmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was my 8th cruise so l am not a novis , this was a trip from hell l was so happy to get of the ship in sydney wish ... Read more
Dave Young
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
We cruised at start of december with some friends,we all had fun but i think maybe we should of waited for the ship and ... Read more
Tedscruisers
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our third cruise, we have sailed twice before on the Dawn. We had decided to join this cruise last minute as ... Read more
Julielle
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We sailed from Fremantle on the maiden voyage. We have previously cruised with Star, Viking, Holland America and ... Read more
pjandkjwilliams
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
We decided to do a NYE cruise as it was on our wish list to cruise to celebrate a new year. It was great that Jewel ... Read more
No Way!
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We had several grievances. The staff & crew were not at all welcoming they seemed tired and unhappy "just ... Read more
suffkaye
1 Review
Member Since 2015
7 Forum Posts
This was a 4-day cruise from Sydney to Moreton Island and return. Whilst the cruise itself was very good, the standard ... Read more
Tlavista
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Hi Cruisers My wife and I went on the Pacific Aria for a 7 night "New Years" cruise to Cairns via Hamilton ... Read more
Kiev
1 Review
Member Since 2007
26 Forum Posts
This was our 21st cruise, and the first one with P&O. The main reason was we wanted to see what they had done to ... Read more
KJ3429
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Ok where do I start? This was the worst and most boring holiday of our lives. If you hate someone recommend the P&O ... Read more
RaoulDuke66
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Top 10 issues with the Pacific Aria: 1. The cabins flood. All types of cabin, on multiple levels, including suites ... Read more
julia inglis
1 Review
Member Since 2016
we did enjoy our hamilton/cairns cruise, yes we were plagued with bad weather, the flooding in certain areas/staterooms ... Read more
tgeoff
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was my second cruise with P&O the first on the Dawn was fantastic could not rate it high enough this time on ... Read more
sallyterrey
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The four of us were all looking forward to spending New Year on the ship. Sadly all went down hill once we were on ... Read more
unhappy cruisers
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The whole 10 days we were served the worst food we have ever eaten. There was a couple of meals that were nice (not ... Read more
Janette McCarthy
1 Review
Member Since 2016
12/15
This was the worst cruise I have ever been on, P & O are now going down hill. The only reason I gave this one tick ... Read more
FionaMcD
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Overall we very much enjoyed out trip. Have not done much previous cruising so not comparing, as many others seem to be ... Read more
TheBuccaneer
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise and we couldn't have been happier. The ship did show age in some areas, but this didn't ... Read more
Mlgaustralia
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This year Our Xmas cruise was with P&O jewel . Given the fact we just been on Norwegian Jewel we have prepared to a ... Read more

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