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Pacific Aria Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Fantastic Cruise; Food and Wine 3 Days

Pacific Aria Cruise Review by AusQLD

28 people found this helpful
Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Mar 2016
  • Destination: Australia & New Zealand

I have to start with this: 10/10 cruise

Embarkations:

Paid parking with bus shuttle 2 minutes away, pretty easy. Got on the ship at 11:30am, checked the room, had time to look around, booked the free Dragon Lady and Angelos restaurants (Monkey bar) and went to the Pantry for lunch.

Cabin 4227 (Ocean view, aft):

Spacious, 4 beds, mattresses and pillows are really comfy. TV with the latest movies or the footy. Shower is a bit weird but you dont need to much effort to make it work.

Food:

Pantry: 10 different places with good variety and changes at every serve. It is 100% much better than any self-serve buffet, 2 people serving per place and the max waiting time was 2 minutes.

Lady Dragon: nice setting, great Asia food, quick serving times (5-10 minutes)

Angelos, more modern and elegant setting, Italian food, quick serving times (7-10 minutes)

Waterfront: we went there just once for breakfast, it was pretty good and large sizes, there was a queue went we left at 8:30. I saw you get a pager if there a long queue.

The Grill: We got Nachos and Pulled pock sandwich, great and cheap, 3 dollars each.

Lounges: Great for a drink, live music and people serving you everywhere.

Pools and Spa: Great for everyone, kids and adults

Entertainment:

Shows every night:

1 - Anthony B Laffan - Hypno-Mentalist - 10/10 Funny and entertaining.

2 - The Velvet Rope - Good musical

3- Off the Charts - Great and entertainment musical, great voices and girls

4 - Bingo - presenter was just so funny and made us all laugh all the time

Parties:

1 - White night: people had a great time

1 - Gatsby Party: everyone dressed up and having fun

Kids Clubs (7-9): My kids had a blast and they didnt want to get out even at 10:30pm

Costs:

Beer: 7-9

Cocktails

Crew: Everyone on that ship has great energy, they all say hello and make the best effort to make you feel at home and stress free.

Disembarkation: Easy, took us 5 minutes, bus shuttle waiting outside for us, in the car in another 5 minutes.

It was so much fun and stress free that we are coming back soon.


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Cabin OE 4227

Cabin 4227 (Ocean view, aft):

Spacious, 4 beds, mattresses and pillows are really comfy. TV with the latest movies or the footy. Shower is a bit weird but you dont need to much effort to make it work.


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