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Cairns to the South Pacific P&O Australia Pacific Eden Cruise Reviews
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Nice cruise and ship
"My review will be judging this cruise compared to the 20+ other cruises I’ve taken on nearly every other cruise line around the World. The cruise itinerary took us to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. I..."Read More
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teraji

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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Value for money, relaxing holiday, just don't expect upmarket luxury

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csomole

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

The objective of our first cruise was to get to places best accessed from the sea and to return to past haunts: the destination, not the journey. Thanks to the reviews on this site and elsewhere we had a good idea of the ship and how things worked and did not have to figure out much from zero. The destinations worked out well, we had great snorkelling on Conflict Is, Kiriwina and Gizo. Lots ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Departure Port: Tampa

5 Helpful Votes


Great cruise and ship - far better than Princess

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AmyAtSea

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We did the Eden cruise departing Cairns on 27 July to New Guinea. We are sorry that P&O has sold this ship on, as we found it to be a delightful, smaller ship. We hope her sister ship, Pacific Aria, will be as good when we sail on her in the future. The ship had a lovely "happy" feel to it - the staff all seemed to be genuinely happy. (This is in contrast to our last cruise on Golden ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Tampa

4 Helpful Votes


Best cruise ever....

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Marchfly

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our second time on Eden - the first time was two years ago and we loved it which is why we returned. If anything the ship was better second time around. Beautifully furnished, spacious, friendly and attentive staff - could not fault it. The food on the whole was good, tasty and beautifully presented. Temperature appeared to be a problem with many meals lukewarm at best. Waterfront ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Departure Port: Tampa

5 Helpful Votes


60th Birthday Cruise

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Willig

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We arrived in Cairns 5 days before our departure and enjoyed relaxing and touring of few notable place before boarding the Pacific Eden. Boarding was smooth and went without a hitch the staff I. The terminal kept everyone informed and made the process of boarding going through customs etc a breeze. Once on board we walk around making our self farmilar with the ship until we were called to our ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Departure Port: Tampa

3 Helpful Votes


Much better than expected

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dazadelaide

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Just back from our first P&O cruise and was pleasantly surprised by the experience. Having cruised many times on other lines we were aprehensive about P&O as they don't have the best reputation. I don't usually write reviews but after reading the last two reviews I just had to write a reply. The last two reviews i noticed were written by 1 time reviewers who have just joined C.C. this ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Tampa

27 Helpful Votes


Disappointment

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Tilley1

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This cruise was suggested by Flight centre to accompany our trip to Cairns. We chose to pay extra to have a cabin with a balcony however we were the last cabin at the rear of the ship which was a big mistake. Not only did we have the extra rocking from the propellers and the noise of the engines but we had to contend with the noise of the chairs being dragged along the deck early in the morning. ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Tampa

5 Helpful Votes


Amazing value

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teamflames

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Local friends of ours found an amazing promotional rate for this short term cruise and so we decided to join them. We were a little apprehensive as we had heard the line had a reputation for party makers and could get a little rough but our cruise was nothing like this. Embarkation was quick, friendly and efficient as was disembarkation - which was also the most relaxed we have experienced ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Tampa

167 Helpful Votes


Amazing PNG and great family experience

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dawn.nicholson@ymail.com

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We had heard some not great reviews of P&O, but loved the idea of PNG as a destination. We have cruised four times before and we thought P&O was great. We loved the Australian feel of the ship, the smaller size, awesome entertainment, great dining choices, and great kids club. We chose to eat in the Waterfront or specialty restaurants for most meals where we found the food really good. Service ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Tampa

Traveled with children

13 Helpful Votes


Fantastic ship and destination

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RobynC

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We choose our cruises for the availability of when we want/can cruise and also very importantly, the destination. My brother had previously sailed on the Eden and had a wonderful experience on their first ever cruise, so I had no qualms about sailing on her, even after the negatives I had read on this site and Facebook. We do like our privacy and time on our own so we chose a suite for our ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Tampa

15 Helpful Votes


Disappointing

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psyfly

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Wanted to visit PNG. Wouldnt go again. Ship is very old and a number of cabins flooded which meant people had to be moved. Some of the children were very badly behaved bombing and jumping in the pool which made it impossible to swim. Kids running around through the public rooms. the Youth controller did her best but she couldnt be everywhere. Salt Restaurant was very expensive and then you ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Tampa

11 Helpful Votes


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