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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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265 P&O Australia South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
81
Very Good
54
Average
51
Poor
34
Terrible
40
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Heatherw1
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I had read the reviews on this ship prior to departure and was extremely concerned by the bad reports. I contacted P ... 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
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
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
petere63
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Cabin (9116) was excellent and comfortable. Dining was adequate with poor variation in your menus during the 7 days ... Read more
tsutt35
1 Review
Member Since 2015
20 Forum Posts
Firstly, I would only give a 2.5 if possible. As I relax in the shade of the promenade deck (as it turns out the ... Read more
lynette.forte2
1 Review
Member Since 2016
1/16
When u ask 4 3 cabins on 1 floor and u arrive to find out u and your friends are on 3 different levels and the only ... 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
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
Your Average Guy
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Headed to Brisbane with great excitement. This disappeared once on board. If you put a 18 year old dress on a 90 ... Read more
Jack speaking
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was my 4th cruise and despite the very bad reviews we were looking forward to sailing with P&O for the first ... 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
jo.mk
1 Review
Member Since 2016
After reading the terrible reviews and having terrible pre-cruise customer service, I was dreading taking my mother and ... Read more
catchique
1 Review
Member Since 2007
14 Forum Posts
OK so I'm going to apologise for the length of this review ..I've never felt strongly enough to write one before and ... Read more
pagoda113
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
just finished a cruise with P & O and boy were we disappointed. The cruise was from Melbourne to the South Pacific ... Read more
Cruisersfromcanberra
2 Reviews
Member Since 2016
We wanted to give our family a Christmas present they would love and remember - we feel we did this on the Pacific ... Read more
Cruisersfromcanberra
2 Reviews
Member Since 2016
We decided to take our adult family on a Cruise for Christmas. We booked 2 Balcony Cabins, one for our 18 and 20 ... Read more
Ship Shaper
1 Review
Member Since 2015
No one should have to pay so much money to be on a place on earth like this. The service in the main dining room (The ... Read more
Tunnas
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Overall an enjoyable experience. We travelled as a group of 10 with ages ranging from 19 to 90 on the Pacific Jewel ... Read more
phoebe57
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Having cruised on the Jewel and the Pearl we were keen to try the new ship. First impression, we liked the decor, ... 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
LeoVoyager
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15
The cruise on the Pacific Aria was probably the worst cruise I have been on. The itinerary was changed to what we ... Read more
Suzbluz
1 Review
Member Since 2015
30 Forum Posts
12/15
I got exactly what I was expecting and I think sometimes people have unrealistic expectations of cruising. We were on ... Read more
North Brissie girl
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
12/15
Beware....not all rooms have a fridge so even though you are encouraged to bring canned drinks on board, there is no ... Read more
North Brissie girl
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
We were excited to book a cruise on P&O's new ship Pacific Aria. Makeover superficial of this ship with railings ... Read more

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