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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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169 P&O Australia South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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58
Very Good
36
Average
36
Poor
17
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19
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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
12/13
Hubby and I have been on the Pearl before and had a so-so time, but this has been a really long and tiring year and we ... Read more
Watch your wallet!!!! The Tree Man
12/13
30 years ago, I went on my first cruise with P&O. Was fantastic. There was not very many extras. You could get ... Read more
Room 11150 was large enough and comfortable. Deck 11 which was the most expensive was very noisy all day and most of ... Read more
My fiancé and I spent 9 nights on board travelling to Mare, Noumea, Lifou ( my favourite island) and Isle of ... Read more
The first 2 nights on the open ocean was the scariest for me. The boat tossed and moved like a roller coaster. I was ... Read more
Just got back from the Pacific Dawn's first cruise to Papua New Guinea. PNG is a great addition to the cruising agenda, ... Read more
11/13
Unfortunately nothing on board Pacific Pearl has improved since our cruise on this vessel three years ago! Still they ... Read more
10/13
Left Sydney for our first cruise. Travelled with 2 teenage daughters and hubby. Embarkment was a breeze getting on, ... Read more
09/13
Before I begin my review, I will apologize for my comparisons to Princess Cruises. We have sailed 4 times with Princess ... Read more
We loved it!! Mr&Mrs Macca
08/13
This was our first cruise and the most wonderful experience in every way. It was our 10th Wedding Anniversary and we ... Read more
08/13
We looked forward to our cruise for six months. We were only slightly dissapointed. I had read some very poor reviews ... Read more

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