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P&O Cruises Australia Ships

P&O Cruises Australia
Pacific Aria - The Pantry Pacific Aria - Dragon Lady Pacific Aria - Angelo's Italian Pacific Aria - One of two Pool Decks featured on the ship

P&O Australia Ship Reviews

Pacific Pearl
Ranked #1 of 6 P&O Australia Ships
51% Loved It
  • Recently underwent major refurbishments
  • Interconnecting staterooms ideal for families
  • New Zealand Natural ice cream parlor onboard
  • Launched: 1987; Passengers: 1,800
Pacific Jewel
Ranked #2 of 6 P&O Australia Ships
46% Loved It
  • Pro: The Pantry offers passengers more food choices and freshens up the casual dining area.
  • Con: While The Pantry is now lighter and brighter, it makes some of the other bars and dining rooms look dated.
  • Bottom line: Lots of families, some spanning three generations, create a very relaxed, happy vibe.
  • Launched: 1990; Passengers: 1,900
Pacific Dawn
Ranked #3 of 6 P&O Australia Ships
46% Loved It
  • Pro: Refurbished in late 2014, the ship feels contemporary and caters to all age groups
  • Con: Restaurants struggle at peak times, and some of the food and entertainment could be improved
  • Bottom Line: A fun ship, especially for families, but expect to pay extra for some activities
  • Launched: 1991; Passengers: 1,950
Pacific Aria
Pacific Aria
Ranked #4 of 6 P&O Australia Ships
43% Loved It
  • Pro: New bars, restaurants and pool decks from 2015 refurbishment are classy, cool and quirky
  • Con: Extra crew needed in bars and restaurants
  • Bottom Line: With a few improvements, Aria has potential to be one of the best ships in Australia
  • Launched: 1994; Passengers: 1,503
Pacific Eden
Ranked #5 of 6 P&O Australia Ships
39% Loved It
  • Comfortable, moderate-sized ship
  • Fresh-food outlets with a new look
  • Choice of sailings from five homeports
  • Launched: 1993; Passengers: 1,500
Pacific Explorer
Pacific Explorer
Ranked #6 of 6 P&O Australia Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Launched: 2017; Passengers: 2,000
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P&O Australia Member Reviews

45% Loved It

This was my third cruise, and first with P&O. My partner had never experienced a cruise and with a history of travel sickness I wanted to take ... Read more
by lexp
First time cruisers and we had read lots of negative reviews beforehand, thankfully we had a great time and would definitely cruise with P&O ... Read more
by rosap
I chose this cruise because it was with my budget and I wanted a special present for my sisters Birthday. Neither of us had been on a cruise before ... Read more
by Janeien
We have just returned from a 3 day cruise to nowhere with 6 friends aboard Aria.We are middle aged and just wanted a long weekend away with friends ... Read more
by Cottonwool
We really enjoyed our first cruise on Pacific Jewel and embarked with a positive attitude as the process was so stress-free. We were presented with ... Read more
by TeresaC
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