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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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43 P&O Australia First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Good value overall, though looking back we wish we had done more research and looked at other ships and taken closer ... Read more
New Year Cruise 2011 / 2012 Fair Weather Cruiser
01/12
First time cruising went on our honeymoon and had a great time. The ship , service, food and entertainment were all ... Read more
All in all I enjoyed the cruise on the Pacific Dawn. It was very relaxing, but I did spend more time in my cabin than I ... Read more
Pacific Pearl OldTechie
01/12
We went as a family who had never cruised before - Dad, Mum and 15 year old daughter. Having read some reviews, good ... Read more
I took the cruise to get a few days out at the end of an incredibly busy and hectic year. It was different to what I ... Read more
My partner and I are both first time cruisers, booking the trip as a way to relax and unwind at the end of a hectic ... Read more
We were 1st time cruisers so I can't make comparisons, but there's no need because we thought the Pacific Jewel was ... Read more
oGod cheap holiday andy222009
10/11
yes, This is not the QEII. it is a bit like going out to dinner at the local bistro at the pub or an RSL. yes it ... Read more
This was my first cruise but I really enjoyed it. I guess these things are what you make of them and my partner and I ... Read more
Because of work commitments my husband and I had separate holidays this year. He went to Malaysia with his mother for a ... Read more
I had read a lot of information regarding cruises on the internet. There was quiet a lot of negative comments that I ... Read more
Waste of time & Money countchocula81
08/11
This was my first ever cruise, which was recommended to me my family members & friends who had also been on one. ... Read more
05/11
This was our first cruise (The Bounty Discovery May 2011) and I am very pleased to say it won't be our last, we enjoyed ... Read more
05/11
On the 30th of April 2011, I stepped foot onboard the pacific dawn. Would I do it again? OF COURSE! It was a fantastic ... Read more
We enjoyed most of this cruise and the ship appointments. (we actually left from Brisbane but this option is not ... Read more
02/11
Having never cruised before and after listening to many other cruisers stories (both positive and negative) my husband ... Read more
Eyes wide open daisycutter
07/10
As first time cruisers we did not really know what to expect when we committed ourselves to a cruise to "somewhere" ... Read more
The cruise was fantastic. We were in cabin A161, a mini-suite, on Aloha deck for a 12 night cruise on the Pacific ... Read more

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