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Pacific Aria Review

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P&O Pacific Aria to Papua New Guinea

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Sail Date: Aug 2019
Traveled with children

I personally enjoyed my cruise with my family very much! We spend 10 nights on the Pacific Aria and it was awesome!


-We had to skip one of the islands (Kitava) as the weather of the sea was too strong for the wee boats to take us to the island.

Cabin Review

Cabin stateroom

When we first entered our cabin it smelt of sunscreen but throughout that evening the smell disappeared. Our cabin contained 1 bunk bed, 1 single bed and 1 couch that had been transformed into a bed as we were traveling with 4. It had a spacious bathroom with a shower and bath. We had lots of storage in our cabin which was great for storing all our things. We didn't have a fridge which we thought was strange but we didn't have anything to refrigerate so it wasn't a concern of ours. We had great room cleaning by our steward Dodi. We also had a window was great to look through. We really enjoyed staying in our room.

Port Reviews

Conflict Islands

It was a fantastic stop at the Conflict Islands. We had a wee walk and then went and booked a Baby Turtle Tour. Our tour was in the baby turtle center. We got to feed and pick the turtles up and also clean them. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour.

Kiriwina (Papua New Guinea)

There were no official tours available but we just talked to a local and they decided to give us a tour. We went to the village where he lived. Along the way, we tried new fruits we had never tried before and watched some children dancing. He introduced his daughter, mom, and wife to us. He led us to a cave and explained that that was where they got water from. In all, it was a brilliant tour.


As this was our first port we just walked around the city. Later we took a taxi to a small museum and had a look at the museum.

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