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Brisbane Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Brisbane

Traveler rating

Excellent

68

Very Good

53

Average

56

Poor

41

Terrible

37

Cruise type

Family Cruises

255

Senior Cruises

118

Romantic Cruises

88

Entertainment Cruises

66

First-Time Cruisers

59

255 Brisbane Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


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PBMCM

1 Review Written

Sea Princess Cruise NZ in February

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Always wanted to see New Zealand and we thought that a cruise would provide the best opportunity to visit the various regions. We took the New Zealand 15 day cruise with Princess and were booked on the Sea ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Dusty999

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Staff, food very average

My daughter had been on Carnival and Princess Cruises. She wanted us all to go on one together. A lovely ship with the majority of staff that were just so friendly. Room decor a bit dated and the windows had ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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LYNNE Frances

1 Review Written

Average on ship, some interesting points of interest at ports.

Chose this cruise for family of 8. Three children under 18, parents in 40’s and grandparents over 60. We grandparents have spent much time on Sea Princess, each sailing we notice the cut downs everywhere - ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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NormanNInglis

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First and Last Princess Cruise

We chose Princess Cruises because we wanted to see New Zealand. This was our 9th Ocean Cruise with various cruise lines, and we have also been on 10 River Cruises, mostly with Viking. We chose Anytime Dining, not ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Exo999

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Awesome 1st cruise for us as a couple

This was our first cruise, just myself and my partner. It was the Fiji Adventure 12 night cruise, sailing on the Pacific Aria. We stayed on deck 6, in cabin 6023, a sort of oceanview cabin but the view looked ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Donald lumby

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good they're getting rid of it

Me and the wife chose this cruise because the ship sailed from brisbane and we took our kids with us so it worked for us to sail on aria. As my review title stated good that p and o are getting rid of this ship in ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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disnails

1 Review Written

Very disappointed

We have sailed 2X with Pacific Aria and now did our second trip with the Dawn due to the kids section as we took our son and his family with us which made it their 1st cruise and our 4th cruise. Needless to say the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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GabbyW13

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pacific dawn

We went on this 7 night cruise with our two young children (2 &3) it said family friendly and plenty to do etc. Cons- I wouldn't bother taking little kids on this cruise ship there wasnt much for small kids ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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lemongirlbc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First and possibly last cruise

We went in to this cruise expecting to be impressed. Everyone I know who has been on a cruise has loved it, raved about it, told me "you'll LOVE it - once you cruise you never go back!" And many people are repeat ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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banno84

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

You're better off spending your money elsewhere, this ship is done!

We chose this cruise as it was the only one that suited a family holiday in School holiday times. 5 of the 7 guests have cruised extensively before, 2 were new to cruising. They will not cruise again after this ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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simjabo72

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome ship, great cruise

We'd previously done the Pacific Islands Cruise on Pacific Dawn with P&O and wanted a cruise departure from Brisbane. Papua New Guinea wasn't even on our radar but the dates aligned and we thought 'why not'? We ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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marinaantonova

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

P&O Pacific Aria to Papua New Guinea

I personally enjoyed my cruise with my family very much! We spend 10 nights on the Pacific Aria and it was awesome! Cons: -We had to skip one of the islands (Kitava) as the weather of the sea was too strong ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Dulong38

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Now I know (and sometimes why)

P&O Recommend passengers bring two bags: On the night prior to disembarking, passengers are required to leave their luggage outside their room for collection. Instead of thinking I was being efficient with only one ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Cruisin Chestys

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pacific Dawn Brisbane to Singapore - Pre Refurb August 2019

Our 1st ever cruise was some 10/12 years ago on P&O Pacific Star. Well, haven't things changed (for the better). We were very happy with the offering from P&O and in particular the crew on board the ship. They were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Sallsanne76

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fun family holiday

Our 1st cruise and I booked P and O because of their $1 deposit. I've seen and heard many negatives ,particularly the Pacific Dawn. I couldn't fault our cruise at all - and I can be hard to please. But I really ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Cambo

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

No, No, No to P&O, don't risk it!!

This is now our third cruise, our second (and last) with P&O. Our first cruise was with P&O on our own and we weren’t impressed, but it was our first and a few years ago now so we thought we would give them ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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hilifta

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

P&O Aust dropping of standards

P&O Australia have really dropped the ball on their service standards. We have recently returned from a cruise to Papua New Guinea, from Brisbane, return to Brisbane. Then stayed on the for the 4 night crossing ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Stanghi1970

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ship could do with a up grade

Hi just got back from a p&o cruise on the dawn I think it’s time the ship had a up grade the floor in my cabin felt not to stable and there was a real bad smell around the ship Food was always the same ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Desm

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

PNG Cruise Review

To give this review some context we are somewhat experienced cruisers having been three times on RCL, twice on Carnival and once on Celebrity, three of those cruises were for nineteen nights and the rest shorter. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dunbavan123

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing but expected

we thought a trip to our tropic north would be different.it wasn't.the ship was old,slow and badly maintained.entertainment was non-existent,day time events were old news and boring.day trips were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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jennys39

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not even a cyclone could stop a great time

We were supposed to cruise on the 24th February, but a cyclone off the Brisbane coast stopped that. We managed to get out of port on the 27th instead. Great communication from Princess but alas we missed the South ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mmatkins

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise

Having just returned from the Airlie beach cruise I thought i would share my thoughts on this cruise. 1/ Ship overcrowded, especially at meal times. 2/ The Pantry, worst food I have ever had on a cruise (and I ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Myew

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing food. Poor service and entertainment

We chose this cruise as it departed from Brisbane and we had mutual friends already going. Our first impressions were of poor service. Especially in the bars. Servers weren’t just ignoring us they were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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GarySharp

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Conflict Islands

Traveled on Sea Princess on a world cruise 2years ago and it was excellent. Recently traveled to Papua New Guinea again on the Sea Princess and felt completely at home again. We like the smaller ships as they ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Paul and Jeanette

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A good cruise BUT...........

My wife and I chose to go on this cruise because two of our friends were taking it and asked us if we wanted to join them. Getting on the ship wasn’t too bad, there was some confusion emanating from being given ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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