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Brisbane to Australia & New Zealand P&O Australia Pacific Aria Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Our Suite. With turn down, chocolates and a towel animal.
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So bitterly disappointed

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MickNDaz 1963
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

After 9 long cruises of 16 + days we wanted to do few short trips and thought the Australia Day cruise from Brisbane would be a great trip. The rooms were excellent in size and were very neat, bathroom was awesome. Unfortunately that is where it stops. We wanted to try the alternate restaurants to the Waterfront but were told on the first night they were all booked out. The Waterfront was ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Never again

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Det Retals
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was our second cruise on this ship, the first was a disappointment as you will see in our previous review but we wanted to go to Cairns and couldn’t fly so it was Hobson’s choice. We had a balcony cabin which was a good size and quiet comfortable except for the bathroom which was a disaster. The shower was over a spa bath and impossible for anyone with even a minor disability to access, the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Cabin 5111

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Gailand alan
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Before traveling we read many negative reviews about this ship so our expectations were quite realistic. It was a taster cruise to see if I could handle the seasickness and being on board for days in a row. We had an amazing time and could find little fault. For the price we paid, we didn't expect the highest quality food or the most luxurious accommodation but our meals in the specialty ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


P&O well done

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mc53
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise to PNG as we wanted to experience something different. I don't understand why some cruisers give such bad reviews. I did my research I knew what to expect and the Aria is a nice ship and much better than I anticipated . I have no complaints re the food ,I enjoyed most of the meals and we tried all of the restaurants We were on deck 10 room 10070 . I had read some ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Disgrace to the cruise industry

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JuliaGeoff
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chose cruise for the itinerary & offered 2 days in Cairns. We are from Canada & wanted to experience great Barrier Reef without being rushed. Cruising is our vacation style of choice & have cruised in excess of 30 cruises with other cruise-lines, mostly Princess. Everything about the Aria was shameful! Maybe they know they have the monopoly of that route so don't feel effort is necessary. We ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Only good part was Hamilton Island

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Cruising_Bond
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I have never been to Hamilton Island, so we chose this cruise. The ship was dirty and the service was almost non existent. Half the ship was out of bounds. The Cabin Steward was the only person who went out of his way to help. The food was way below standard. The only half decent food was in the main restaurants. Cabin was below standards, not enough desk space, suitcases did not ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Suite is good value but dining at "the Pantry" is a huge dissappointment

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mjh237
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

BEST PART We were very impressed with the size of the Suite (living area, bathroom and deck), Including the free laundry services provided no matter how many cruises you've done. Also, the priority booking perk worked well, as we tried to book restaurant seats late on the first day and were refused & treated like ignorant scum until later we tried again and mentioned our Suite number - then ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


My first cruise

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Hannahmc
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

My husband and I had never been on a cruise before but wanted to try one. We booked one for a great price despite the negative reviews we read online about the Pacific Aria and P&O. I'm so glad we did, we loved it!! Pros: *I had low expectations due to reviews online stating the food was crap. My expectations were exceeded and I was impressed by both the food in the restaurants and the ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Love, love, love

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Jojojewwep68
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My partner and i were given this cruise as a birthday gift from my daughters. Because we didn’t choose it, we looked for reviews on the Pacific Aria and found a lot if negatives. Well we couldn’t fault it. Embarkation and disembarkation were so easy and quick. Luggage to our rooms were quick. We love the Ocean Bar on deck 8. We spent most of our time there. They did Trivia a couple of ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


Best idea ever! Even heading towards a cyclone ;)

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CinzReviewz
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

What a wonderful time!! The food, the service, the entire experience - from start to finish - we loved it all! Even though it was our first cruise and we were told by some others that there were fancier cruises out there, for us it was just spot on. Be sure to read the TIPS below for some helpful hints re:this ship, but the following might answer some general questions. The staff? So helpful, ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


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