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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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98 P&O Australia First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Very Good
23
Average
18
Poor
9
Terrible
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global 1
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Seriously it was not that bad. It is a small ship like a boutique hotel only this hotel floats. The staff from the ... Read more
Cruiseonce
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We booked the cruise long before we realised it was a renovated ship, rather than a brand new ship, and before it made ... Read more
thecolourispink
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was my first cruise and I went with seven other girls, two who had cruised before. We went on the Pacific Eden and ... Read more
Alby1933
1 Review
Member Since 2016
My first & last, ship was meant to have been refurbished garbage.baths dangerous for older travellers had to climb ... Read more
heubusch
1 Review
Member Since 2016
P&O advertised ship as new ship, it wasn't. It was a new ship to their fleet but built in the 1990's. The cruise ... Read more
Shipshape mama
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Never having been on a cruise before, I came across this website and thought it would be a good way to get some ... Read more
Legend58
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We departed on the 11th of January 2016 for a relaxing cruise. The first thing we noticed was the ease of getting on ... Read more
flyin_kiwi
1 Review
Member Since 2016
My partner and I booked this cruise in New Zealand to travel ex Aus to New Caledonia and Vanuatu. 1st issue was we ... Read more
aoharris64
1 Review
Member Since 2016
My wife wanted to take me on this short cruise to see how I would cope on a longer cruise in the future and to ... Read more
Kimage68
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We just got back from this cruise (our first experience with crusing and I'm hooked). We were quite worried given the ... Read more
shelllby_cobra
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I do not appreciate being the test dummy for an international cruising company to help them sort out their inadequacies ... Read more
MICKY_
2 Reviews
Member Since 2016
Here’s my experience! :) I’m 24 and this was my first cruise and my first time going out of Australia. I ... Read more
Wizard05
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Now as AverageJo said.... Let's clear things up! We read so many negative comments on here, we were about to cancel the ... Read more
MICKY_
2 Reviews
Member Since 2016
Here’s my experience! :) I’m 24 and this was my first cruise and my first time going out of Australia. I ... 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
Nomienut
1 Review
Member Since 2016
My Husband & I were excited but a little anxious about heading on a planned P&O trip due to the regular ... Read more
AverageJo
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Like other cruise critic folk I read many reviews prior to my cruise. 95% were negative, thus I had reservations going ... Read more
jesza66
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our First Cruise & Definitely not our last. From the moment we stepped on board we were blown away with ... 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
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
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
Sydneycruiser13
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My family and i sailed on the second cruise for the Eden, and i was pretty worried after reading very negative reviews ... Read more
Steve351
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We found that it was relaxing. The food in the Pantry, as others have said, lacked variety. What was there was good, ... Read more

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