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P&O Australia Pacific Jewel Cruise Reviews
3.5 / 5.0
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Loved the Pacific Jewel
"Was a bit worried after reading a few negative reviews for the Pacific Jewel. We booked a 9 night cruise to the South Pacific islands during the school holidays. From the minute we got on to the minute we got off,..."Read More
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maxie2017

2-5 Cruises

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Nothing good about tit!

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Mary Faith

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Full of complaints about the 'Jewel' which appeared to be no more just a Tasman 'shuttle'. Some parts had been 'refurbished' - still smelled of paint and carpet glue - fumes pervaded our cabin and gave us headaches. Unsuitable pattern - black and white. The white will very soon show marks! There was no 'ART" - I missed this - and the art auctions. The unrefurbished parts (most of the ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Singapore

10 Helpful Votes


SOS from the Pacific Jewel

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Debbiess

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

It was my birthday month and I was celebrating my birthday on board the Pacific Jewel P&O. P&O had said they had given me a birthday package and asked me when I would like it. I had said the first day 1/3/19 when I got on the ship which we had been on before. BUT NO, I never got it at all. This didn’t start out to be a pleasant cruise from day one.I had gone down to the front counter several times ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Florence (Livorno)


First cruise, Not happy with situation of drink supply and food running out

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Lynleyloo

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Just to try out cruising. We have heard that cruis8ng is the way to holiday as we live on the road as we travel with our caravan full time. So we gave it ago. Beer run out, wine run out but the only beer we were able to buy was just so much dearer than we could afford, so had used up more of our off shore spending money just to have a drink on ship. Also butter, marmite, peanut butter and ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Singapore

1 Helpful Vote


Very disappointed

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Tammey

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Our first P&O cruise was wonderful, This cruise was a special Anniversary for us and being at Christmas we thought it would be extra special. All of it was a complete & utter let down the buffet food was just not up to standard over cooked, not hot enough, especially the dessert section all of it was just synthetic tasteless crap, if you chose a hot dessert it would always be cold with lukewarm ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Singapore


Amazing Cruise

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KarenLWekwerth

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We had a great cruise. The cabin staff were amazing and attention to detail was spot on. Loved the entertainment and the dance classes were so much fun. Food was amazing and the staff in the Pantry and Waterfront really looked after us. We dined at the Pantry for breakfast and lunch and most dinners we ate at the Waterfront. We really enjoyed the destination and shore excursions. We enjoyed ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Singapore


Great for a short break

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Back2Black

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

I chose to do this cruise as I had never been on one before and thought a short one would be a good introduction. The overall cruise was lots of fun but there are some less than great things. This ship is the oldest and is about to be decommissioned, you can tell. The rooms look very tired and the colour scheme is so early 90's it sometimes hurts. But on the flip side, the bed was really ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Singapore

2 Helpful Votes


Fun, food and lots of sun.

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Big family cruiser

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

First cruise and I was terrified due to negative reviews on here. Our review...well we are now hooked....an amazing cruise. We ate everywhere...enjoyed it all. The ships crew are constantly cleaning to keep the ship presentable. The entertainment is amazing. Attend as much as possible. All incredibly enjoyable especial the Maquee live shows. Entertainment crew hilarious Mathew Dom Pablo Miguel ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Singapore

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


If it wasn't for the entertainment I would have jumped ship!

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FullHard

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

After travelling on the Jewel in 2012 - we decided to head off again in Dec 2018 as it was the only boat leaving our desired destination at the time we wanted and the port we wanted. What a major disappointment from our 2012 cruise. We loved the locations and the entertainment but everything was sub standard. The food was very ordinary and bland and the service was poor (except the bar staff in ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Singapore

Traveled with children


Perfect all round

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AA101

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

Everything went perfectly on the cruise, went on a 7 night from melbourne around australia. The service was excellent, the atmosphere was excellent and was worth the money. We had a balcony cabin, Our cabin was abit tight but thats probably because i didnt know what to expect. The dining was perfect, weather it was the free buffet or the fine dining restaurants. The entertainment was really good. ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Singapore

2 Helpful Votes


Not too bad.

Review for Pacific Jewel to Australia & New Zealand

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Aussiedave767

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

A 4 day mini cruise from Melbourne to EDEN (NSW) and it was good. Food was OK. We ate mainly in the MDR Waterfront and there were no complaints. A small serve of one dish I had and the waiter offered to bring another serve or another choice. Had breakfast at the buffet and that was OK but annoyed that some people during busy times were just sitting at a table staring out to sea and not eating. ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Departure Port: Singapore

1 Helpful Vote


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