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P&O Cruises Australia Ships

P&O Cruises Australia
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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
41% 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
38% 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

44% Loved It

We went on the Pacific Dawn for the Comedy cruise. The ship was very dated which was fine the rooms were comfortable (outside with a porthole) and ... Read more
by tvoce
Being our first cruise, my wife and I had no real expectations. I read some great reviews and some bad reviews, but really like to find things out ... Read more
by Shippy McShipface
My husband and our 10 year old daughter have just returned from a 3 day Wine and Cheese Cruise off the coast on the Eden, we all had a great relaxing ... Read more
by Patches*14
This was my third cruise. My first with P&O and probably my last. The ship was nicely refurbished in most areas including rooms but the ship is ... Read more
by Bellatraveller
Our 3-day Fremantle to Fremantle cruise with P&O Pacific Eden was a family holiday for my wife and I and our two kids 6 and 3. We used it as an ... Read more
by Tinc
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