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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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180 P&O Australia South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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63
Very Good
37
Average
38
Poor
18
Terrible
21
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3rd P&O Cruise... Boarding in Auckland was a dream... My husband has a mobility problem so wheelchair ordered and ... Read more
Had a great cruise. We have a 2 and 6 year old. When the 2 year old got tyred and started crying waiting in queues to ... Read more
Not rated
06/14
Some good points but a few totally ruined the overall experience We booked 10 months in advance to ensure side by side ... Read more
06/14
This is the 4th P&O cruise husband and I have been on, and each time the standards have slipped. The first cruise ... Read more
06/14
We were not sure what to expect after reading a few reviews of "Pacific Dawn", however, we were pleasantly surprised ... Read more
We arrived at the port to find what must have been every one of the 2000 passengers waiting to board the ship so ... Read more
We travelled as a family of four and thoroughly enjoyed our cruise! We had an oceanview room on level 9 with four bunk ... Read more
I love this cruise. Had a great time but it went way too fast. Lots of storage area in drawers and bathroom was a ... Read more
05/14
The good and the bad What a nightmare to get on the ship, arrived at white bay terminal and no signs or directions ... Read more
We were first time cruisers , booking the cruise on a last minute whim. I had never really thought about cruising ... Read more
This was our 8th cruise but we hadn't been on P&O for 5 years. I know one shouldn't compare apples with oranges but ... Read more
Never again on P&O sunnycoast123
04/14
In all the years I've been a member of Cruise Critic I have never written a disgruntled and poor review but this time, ... Read more
we had a $500 budget (plus $75 room credit you have allocated to you) we ended up spending $998. what to allow money ... Read more
Firstly, I'd like to say that myself and my partner (both 26) were travelling on this 14-day tour of the south pacific ... Read more
03/14
Where to start....we were on deck 10, the corridor smelt of sewage as you walked through. From the moment you get on ... Read more
Week Fantastic! simjabo72
03/14
My wife has always had major reservations about cruising but considering it was the year of my 40th birthday she ... Read more
Cruise card When you go through check in you get given a cruise card. You can set this up with either your credit ... Read more
02/14
Just returned from our 2nd cruise - this one was on the Jewel and the previous cruise was on Carnival Spirit. What a ... Read more
Not rated
01/14
Just came back from 9 days cruise. We departed from Sydney White bay terminal. That was total mess. After checking in ... Read more
01/14
Hello fellow cruisers, my husband and I joined the Pacific Jewel mainly to have some quality time with relatives who ... Read more
Have not done a P&O before and won't again. Cabin (verandah) on deck 10 was fine and our cabin attendant was great, ... Read more
We have just come back from a 7 day cruise to the South Pacific with stops at the Isle of Pines and Noumea. We fell in ... Read more
We had sailed on Pacific Jewel in 2012 on its New Zealand run and thoroughly enjoyed the experience (even though we ... Read more
Sailed on the Pacific Pearl for my first cruise , read lots of reviews that said this was only a 3 star experience so I ... Read more
Pleasant no frills starsareplenty
12/13
The ship is old. I would rate it 3 stars. My husband and daughter and myself had a wonderful time. The P&O ... Read more

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