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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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201 P&O Australia South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
67
Very Good
42
Average
45
Poor
18
Terrible
24
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10/14
We went on our cruise and after reading some bad reviews for this ship before we left we were hoping we would enjoy it ... Read more
10/14
As a group of four we decided to cruise the Bounty Adventure, 16 nights taking in Fiji and The Kingdom of Tonga. ... Read more
10/14
I was full of hope after the PNG trip 3 weeks previous on same ship, but unfortunately trip ended disappointingly. ... Read more
10/14
Admittedly first time on a large cruise ship. If this is indicative of cruising it shall be my last. A) Pacific Dawn ... Read more
9/14
My husband and I sailed on the Pacific Dawn in September to PNG. Embarkation was slow and a total shambles. Spending ... Read more
DISAPPOINTING boomer12
9/14
This was our 11th cruise and 3rd and last with P&O. It was not value for money and there was certainly constant ... Read more
Discover Vanuatu P435 bigjackloudon
8/14
Embarkation at White bay was miles from anywhere but the process was smooth in the terminal. The P&O staff guided ... Read more
10 nights in a leaky boat Tasmanilovessydney
8/14
Our first cruise and it will be our last with P and O. Firstly White Bay cruise terminal is a mile from anywhere so a ... Read more
This was the first cruise my wife and I went on. Before I review this cruise, let me just say that in our experience on ... Read more
As a family of independent travellers, the idea of being stuck on a board a ship with hundreds of other people has ... Read more
7/14
We picked this cruise because it was the only one from Sydney, which would coincide with our 50th wedding anniversary. ... Read more
We recently undertook a 9 night P & O cruise departing from Brisbane visiting the Island of Lifou, Port Vila, ... Read more
Not all that ClaireED
6/14
It was our first cruise so we didn't have a point of comparison, but we were pretty disappointed with our experience. ... Read more
Fantastic time! Gayesy57
6/14
My husband and I went on a 7-night cruise on the Pacific Jewel, from 29th June till July 6th 2014. We had a truly ... Read more
6/14
All the staff were friendly and helpful and made you feel special. Alcohol, hand sanitizes were located in all the food ... Read more
Fantastic holiday Stephanie H
6/14
This is the second time I have been on the Pearl and I enjoyed both cruises. Our cabin had a lovely person(Donny) ... Read more
Never Again ckrken
6/14
This was my Bucket List after 35 years of marriage and raising 6 children, it was my time for being spoilt and have ... Read more
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
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6/14
Some good points but a few totally ruined the overall experience We booked 10 months in advance to ensure side by side ... Read more
5/14
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
5/14
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 were first time cruisers , booking the cruise on a last minute whim. I had never really thought about cruising ... Read more
4/14
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

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