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21 Australia & New Zealand World Cruises Cruise Reviews

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The Comodore

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Aurora World Cruise 2015 - 1st Half


Probably the best ship in P&O's fleet, having sailed on her, around the world and elsewhere, several times since 2007. Sadly her recent refit has removed one of her most loved features - The Bordeaux Restaurant, and ...
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Sail Date January 2015

rawl avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Queen Elizabeth...A True Queen

I boarded Queen Elizabeth in Southampton on December 23rd and spent Christmas and New Year on board before returning to Southampton Jan 6th.2015. I then crossed to Hamburg and back before setting off on my half of ...
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Sail Date December 2014

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3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Half world cruise 2014 great adventure

Arcadia world cruise 2014 Auckland to Southampton We returned to UK from a month touring in NZ by 51 days on Arcadia. This was our first time on P and O and we chose this cruise because of the port calls which ...
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Sail Date February 2014

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Arcadia- South America and Pacific Adventure

Assuredly a very damning summary - but we disembarked from Arcadia on the completion of this voyage very disappointed at what we had endured for so long. We are not new to cruising, nor are we new to Grand Voyages - ...
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Sail Date January 2013

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1 Review Written


On March 3, 2013, our day of departure, we arrived early at Barangaroo Wharf 5 in order to beat the crowds. Once there, we had an orderly check-in and then were asked to assemble with a group of about forty people. ...
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Sail Date March 2013

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2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Good Cruise but some little dissappointments

I have cruised since 2002, previously with Holland America (excellent experience & after Cunard regard them as much better value for money),Princess (very good, would choose them again) & P&O Australia (probably not ...
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Sail Date March 2013

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1 Review Written

Arcadia to Sydney

We originally booked to go to Buenos Aires on Adonia but felt that the ship had limited facilities/entertainment so we transferred our booking to Arcadia but now including Chile & the Pacific Islands to Australia. ...
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Sail Date January 2013

domwild avatar


3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

World Cruise 2013 Ft. Lauderdale - Sydney

An interesting cruise for less than US$100 per night for 34 nights (obstructed view cabin). Ft. Lauderdale-Panama Canal-Limon (Puerto Rico)-Guajaquil (Ecuador) - Lima (Peru) - Easter Island (Chile) - Pitcairn ...
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Sail Date January 2013

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irish frank

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes


When a world cruise is not a world cruise -- Cunard Queen Elizabeth World Cruise 2012. It has taken me six months to distil my thoughts on the Cunard Queen Elizabeth's full world cruise 2012. I was travelling ...
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Sail Date January 2012

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Karl the Great

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Aurora World Cruise 2012 - nightmare

I want to express our experience to you about P&O Aurora World Cruise 2012 as follows. Besides that I also have to mention that the crew and especially the cleaning staff, waiters and assistance at reception did ...
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Sail Date January 2012

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1 Review Written

Average Arcadia Nothing Special

Firstly may i say we are easy going people and do not expect the best in everything.We embarked in Melbourne and found that the Flight co-ordinator who was also doing the embarking proceedure had taken my photo on ...
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Sail Date March 2012

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7 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Part World cruise Southampton to Sydney

Embarkation in Southampton was good it took less than one hour to get on board the ship. the initial observation of the vessel was good large bars and lounges and plenty of deck space. The balcony cabin was ...
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Sail Date March 2011

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James Coulton

7 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Queen Victoria - will we travel on her again? - You bet!!

Our cruise on Queen Victoria was one sector of the ship's 2010 World Cruise, ie San Francisco to Auckland, New Zealand. We have just booked another cruise (Venice to Fort Lauderdale) for later this year and ...
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Sail Date January 2011

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Spanish eyes

1 Review Written

Around Austrlia 28 night cruise

Background This was our 10th cruise, 2nd with Princess. Our previous Princess cruise was on Sun Princess (sister ship) in the Mexican Riviera. Back then the Sun & Dawn Princesses were run as American ships ...
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Sail Date September 2010

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9 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Australia Circumnavigation with Holland America

Holland America's ms Volendam Circumnavigation of Australia 14 March-17 April 2010, roundtrip out of Sydney, 34 days with 18 ports of call. We sailed with about 1250 passengers, primarily from the U.S., Canada, ...
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Sail Date March 2010

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Ballroom dancer

1 Review Written

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Tips for NZ and OZ tours

My wife and I have done around 25 cruises. This cruise departed Sydney, circumnavigated New Zealand, returned to Sydney and then circumnavigated Australia. It lasted 48 days and was on the Holland America Volendam. ...
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Sail Date March 2010

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15 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Desperate Cruisers: Drama on the High Seas

I just returned from an exhilarating 27 day World Cruise leg from Los Angeles to Sydney on the Pacific Princess. I really enjoyed the cruise and was fascinated by the major dramas at sea. I though I would miss my ...
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Sail Date February 2010

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A fantastic 30 day cruise!!

After a long 14 hour flight and then 3 nights at a B & B in Sydney, we embarked on the Star Princess for our 30 day adventure back to Los Angeles. We stopped in Dunedin, Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand. ...
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Sail Date October 2009

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22 Reviews Written

71 Helpful Votes

Great ports and great service on Dawn

The final leg of the world cruise left from Dubai, where we flew to from Sydney, spending many hours in the airport waiting to embark. Embarkation was rather slow, Dubai seems to be in the process of building its ...
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Sail Date September 2009

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Solent Richard

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes


We joined Queen Mary 2 at Fort Lauderdale having crossed the Atlantic from Southampton on Queen Victoria. Some two hundred passengers had chosen this method of joining Queen Mary 2. The transfer between ships was ...
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Sail Date January 2009

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1 Review Written

QM2 joining the world cruise from LA to Australia

The QM2 is a very interesting and rewarding experience. Unlike today's contemporary cruise lines which are trending toward Las Vegas in their look and feel, the QM2 hues to a more subdued approach where old-world ...
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Sail Date February 2009

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