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Brisbane to Pacific Coastal Cruise Reviews

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Pacific Coastal
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27 Brisbane to Pacific Coastal Cruise Reviews


marinaantonova avatar

marinaantonova

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

P&O Pacific Aria to Papua New Guinea

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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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richandkim

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

Aria looked, sounded, should have been great. P&O have have always been our go to cruise line. Alas, no more, Pantry food was simply disgusting, almost inedible in general and whoever heard of turnips for every meal ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Lady Ady avatar

Lady Ady

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Don't listen to bad reviews!

This is the first cruise for my husband and I, and we were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived at the port in Brisbane to when we had to disembark, everything was perfect. We were lucky with the ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Slinkymalinky

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A fun weekend getaway 3 night Comedy Cruise

We travelled in a group of 4 couples on this short cruise from Brisbane and had a very good time. The main entertainment was several comedy shows, some rated PG which were (usually) ok for children, and some R ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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judytaylor

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Poor food quality but amazing entertainment

As we haven’t yet cruised (5th cruise) on the P & O Aria and it was leaving from Brisbane to a destination not visited before (Tonga) we decided to book an 18 night cruise. We were very satisfied with our room ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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beverleyc

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A total insult and a terrible waste of money

It was sold to us by our Cruise sales person as a one off cruise and ship had been refurbished that's a laugh nothing to do daytime and if you drank you would have to get drunk to enjoy yourself.Need more words OK ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Harsh Critic

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

You have heard of the Love Boat, well this is the Bogan Boat!!

I am going to cut to the chase, the only reason any people would give this cruise a good review is that they have either never cruised before and therefor have nothing to compare this against or they have no ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Future landlubber

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

P and..... NO!!!... NEVER AGAIN!!

I have travelled with P&O before and therefore I had fairly low expectations as I know they are at the low end of the cruising spectrum. But we still had fun on our first P&O cruise and so when friends asked us ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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holliewaldram

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

Nightmare! Worst experience of my life

Firstly, I thought i would start by saying I never usually write reviews but it is imperative that I get this out there to perhaps stop people from making a massive expensive mistake in booking a cruise with P&O! ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Larbot3000

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not very family friendly, very little to do on board that didn't cost $$$

I had previously traveled Sea Princess and we had an enjoyable time. However, we had a number of issues with this cruise that we didn't feel were adequately dealt with. Family Friendly - The biggest issue was the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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bruam

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Far from Perfect

We wanted to go to Rabaul and the timing was right for us. It was extremely disappointing. Cabin staff and restraunt staff were excellent, the rest of the crew seems to be incompetant an unaware of the ships ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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contracts

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Average age of cruisers was 65.

Been on 4 previous P&O cruises, which were fabulous. Waterfront restaurant food on the Aria was mediocre at best. Lots of dishes were over seasoned, especially with salt. Burnt desserts, hot food was served luke ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Catdianne

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Don't go p and o

Have been to islands before Entertainment and activities. Very old to movies, sound of music, South Pacific, Annie and mr and Mrs smith and these were also how's in theatre Although the musicians were very ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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problem

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

i expected better food (seafood). entertainment.

i have been complaining about our drink packages on the ship & by suryey & by phone . no one but no one will come forward and say that they are responable for the rubbish drinks package sold on board . it seems its ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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mason87

1 Review Written

41 Helpful Votes

Ignore the complainers.

First time cruisers, mid twenties. Slightly apprehensive after reading the reviews but we thought - we will make our own fun if all else fails. Essentially we wanted some drinks and sun - all in all we weren't ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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releashan

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Pathetic Aria

We have just returned from our sixth cruise. First time on Pacific Aria. Last time on Pacific Aria. What a boring ship this is. The food is well below par in any of the restaurants. The main restaurant on deck 7 is ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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shelllby_cobra

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very, very poor cruise; amazed we didn't get cholera.

I do not appreciate being the test dummy for an international cruising company to help them sort out their inadequacies and failings as a service provider. We changed rooms 5 times in 7 days as they could not get ...
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Sail Date January 2016


mickyd avatar

mickyd

1 Review Written

Pacific Islands - Pacific Dawn 7 Night Cruise

Here’s my experience! :) I’m 24 and this was my first cruise and my first time going out of Australia. I went with my two best friends, one whom had already been on the same cruise, and the other had already ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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PacificBear

2 Reviews Written

Pacific Aria - Fiji (Jan 2016)

This is my second cruise on Pacific Aria and a great improvement on my first cruise (which was the ships second sailing under P&O). BOARDING Well organised and went smoothly. SHIP LAYOUT The ship is ...
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Sail Date January 2016


Steve351 avatar

Steve351

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Happy first time Cruiser

We found that it was relaxing. The food in the Pantry, as others have said, lacked variety. What was there was good, but needs to be changed. There also should be some simple food for lunch (proper sandwiches, ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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DON ALLEN

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Unsatisfactory

Well, to say my lady, my children & myself were looking forward to this break, would of been an understatement, but unfortunately this was all turned upside down. Being the first time on a cruise and having ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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NiseyD

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

What a let down

This was my second cruise on the Dawn and it will be my last. My first cruise 4 years ago was great and had no complaints what so ever so naturally thought the same about this one. Wrong! From the moment we got to ...
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Sail Date November 2015


Chris Toms avatar

Chris Toms

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Complaints

I tried to find an email address so I could complain to P.& O. direct but alas could not find one after searching high and low. They must hope that we will just go away. Anyway here I go. I was told by other work ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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AJFENT

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

P&O Pacific Dawn Papua New Guinea; Disappointed

For Starters , Boarding the ship in Brisbane was a joke, from the time we arrived and to the time we got to our cabin was really 2hrs, things were held up a lot by there stupid , no bottle water policy, making ...
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Sail Date October 2015


Tracey Jane avatar

Tracey Jane

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

A Fantastic Holiday!

I really wanted to take the time to write this review about the pacific dawn after reading so many negative comments. We have just enjoyed a fantastic holiday which for is after travelling the world extensively, was ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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