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P&O Australia Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
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1,376 P&O Australia Cruise Reviews


richandkim avatar

richandkim

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

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Aria looked, sounded, should have been great. P&O have have always been our go to cruise line. Alas, no more, Pantry food was simply disgusting, almost inedible in general and whoever heard of turnips for every meal ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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TrishJustCruisin

1 Review Written

Not the place to go for a solo birthday

Each year for my birthday I choose to treat myself to a holiday as I live alone and normally people are friendly and fun. The price for the getaway on Pacific Eden was a bargain. However, the dining experience ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Lynleyloo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Astro Boy avatar

Astro Boy

25 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Brisbane to PNG (5 ports) and return.

This was our first cruise on the Dawn ( been on all the others), was a bit worried as other people had reported it as a bad experience. However, I was very satisfied. We were lucky with the weather and got ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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ellemaytravel

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

PNG islands are gorgeous.

We found the embarkation to be okay but it didn't run as smoothly as Sydney. ( our hometown). The ship Aria we found to be very small compared to other cruise ships we have been on. These are the points we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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BrettNLeah

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good... but

This was our 6th cruise, our first with P&O. Overall, a good cruise, but compared to other lines (Norwegian and Carribean) not so good. SHIP - older but refurbished in 2015 and was ok. CABIN- inside at stern. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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JuliaGeoff

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disgrace to the cruise industry

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mmatkins

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise

Having just returned from the Airlie beach cruise I thought i would share my thoughts on this cruise. 1/ Ship overcrowded, especially at meal times. 2/ The Pantry, worst food I have ever had on a cruise (and I ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Debabram

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disgraceful disrespect to your customers and the P&O Name

So embarrassed to have talked up and sell cruising to good friends of mine as a fun, exciting and wonderful way to holiday and party with your mates. I have never complained or posted negative reviews in my life. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Sirina1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very relaxing, excellent service

This cruise was from Sydney to adelaide, so it worked perfect for my friend and I who live in both of these places. Loved leaving from Sydney harbour and how they played some opera music I thought that was awesome. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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tezza58

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We are currently cruising PNG on the Pacific Aria. We have had two docking days and 2 tendering days with one more tender due at the Conflict Islands tomorrow 26 February which has been canceled due to the swell. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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deysy024

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Improvements

I was very excited for the cruise and have heard many good things from family members whom have all been on cruises before (with different companies). However, there are a few things the Pacific Eden can improve on, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Mam67

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Okay but nowhere near the standard of other cruise lines I have been on before

We took this short, 4 day local cruise because my husband has recently become disabled and wheelchair dependent, and we both wanted to see how we would manage by ourselves on a cruising holiday with his ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Tammey

1 Review Written

Very disappointed

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Hannahmc

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

My first cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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KarenLWekwerth

1 Review Written

Amazing Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Back2Black

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great for a short break

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mjh237

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Scoop368

6 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Another good experience with P & O.

Sydney - Adelaide - comedy cruise - no ports. Embarkation -at Sydney International Terminal Circular Key - easily the best experience on embarkation of any cruise, very quick no fuss bag drop off and straight ...
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Sail Date December 2018


DarylD avatar

DarylD

6 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

A nice short comedy cruise

I have not previously done a short cruise so when the price and timing worked in with our life we booked around 5 weeks from sailing in a twin berth ocean view level 8 right near the back. Embarkation Not sure ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Brent Stiller

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Island hopper - Australia Day 2019

Third time cruising with PnO, family of four (kids 10 and 12). We just got back from our amazing week on the Dawn, we were blessed with calm seas and great warm sunny weather, with just the odd shower on port ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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upsidedown123

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We travelled on a 4 night cruise on Pacific Explorer to Moreton Island and had a great time. The public areas on the ship have all been refurbished very nicely with modern touches. The cabin was more dated but ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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basejump2

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Much better than expected

After reading the previous reviews of the Pacific Explorer, I embarked on this cruise with a level of trepidation. My fears were unfounded - what we experienced were highly motivated and friendly staff, a small ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Big family cruiser

1 Review Written

Fun, food and lots of sun.

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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railenet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

An overall great cruise

I bought the Australian Open Cruise as a birthday present for my mum. It was a chance for the two of us to take a cruise trip to Melbourne that we had talked about for years. POSITIVES: The embarkation ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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