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P&O Australia Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
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223 P&O Australia Cruise Reviews


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Lawriemcc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

11 Day Pacific Island Cruise. Santo, Vila, Mystery Island, Champagne Bay, Noumea

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We chose this cruise after booking a Celebrity Cruise only to find out the Taxes and Gratuities made them Very expensive. In Santo we booked the Northern seaside and Blue hole tour. The Northern seaside was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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factorpb

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

3 night cruise

We organised this cruise with a group of friends and with our adult (21 and 22 year old sons) to get together. One couple had never cruised before and wanted a short cruise to try it out. Unfortunately I don't ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Dawes

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Never again

Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. The rest of the cruise was not enjoyable at all. Our cabin was kept clean by our two cabin attendants, but the bathroom had a terrible smell all the time the bathroom ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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NaomiW56

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not really a Jewel!

We were looking for a short trip to celebrate a milestone birthday where I did not have to do the catering.....booked three cabins (2 x Mini Suites [Level 11] and 1 x quad share on level 10. The mini suites were ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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just cruising around

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

hello campers

stranded in Singapore ship left 1 day late. Had to queue up twice over 2 days to board up to 4 hours quality of food hit and miss at all locations lounge bar prices for drinks bar staff making cocktails ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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2me

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Too old, too tired and too dirty

A girlfriend and I decided to get away for a week and the cruise we could afford was on this ship. Its been a few years since I have been on a P&O ship and boy, has the standard dropped. The ship smelt, and right ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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gilli03

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Time to update

I recently (February 2017) went on a three day trial cruise from Melbourne to Sydney, l have never cruised before so l wasn't sure what to expect. I was incredibly disappointed with the whole trip, these ships, ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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tjejb30

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

GIVE THIS SHIP A MISS. JUST TOO OLD AND TIRED!

My wife and I decided to give P&O a try after experiencing seven other cruises. So we chose this seven days cruise from Sydney to Morton island & return. Check in was efficient however once you board the Pacific ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Lenishta

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The tiger airways of the sea

Short version - the title says it all - your paying tiger air prices expect tiger air standards Long version - Ok as long as your expectations arent too high. A lot of the "entertainment" is soft sell ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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invy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don't Bother

Wanted a five day getaway and as we had sailed before with P and O thought this would be just the ticket. Also decided to book the VIP suite on deck 11. What we quickly realised is that we were directly below ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Dalwood

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Family cruise

We were a family of three generations wanting to spend a short break together. My husband and I have cruised mainly in Europe and North America on a number of occasions. Our adult son and 9 year old grand daughter ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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karamallitt

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Poor experience

I boarded the Pacific Dawn on the 14th of January 2017 with 3 of my girlfriends for a relaxing get away. This cruise was 7 nights and stopped at Noumea, Lifou and Port Vila. This was my first time cruising with ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Beanjack249

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Awesome destination, tired rundown ship

We recently did the PNG xmas cruise, the ports were great( Alotau, Kiriwina, Rabual, Conflict Is & Kitava, with smaller group tours than your average cruise which was a nice change. The ship itself was somewhat ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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bob jg

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

One bitten twice shy

The South Pacific destinations are fine but for Mare. Melb depature port means lots of days [8] sailing with no stops.The Food Pantry concept was a great disappointment, at every meal the queus proved frustrating ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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keiran

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Did not live up to my expectations

I cruised on the Pacific Aria in April 2016 (Brisbane to Fraser Island) and the standard of service, quality of the food and entertainment was much better than our recent cruise on the Pacific Aria (December 2016 - ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Briza

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Poor Experience

I boarded the pacific dawn on the 20th of December with my 2 disabled grandparents and my two young brothers it was my first time on a P&O ship as I normally sail on the princess lines my experience was poorly ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Born2Cruiz

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Choice of food, water, tea & coffee was extremely poor. Bed extremely comfortable

My daughters mother-in-law and I needed to recharge our batteries before having to look after our grand daughters for the school holidays. The 4 night cruise was the perfect fit. The cabin was pretty good but ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Ianfoster

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Major Disappointment

As a group we chose this cruise for a New Years eve and cruise along to South Australia and back. Amazing that it took two days to reach Tasmania from Melbourne. We had a balcony cabin midships as we would ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Harneynay

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

4 night sampler - Moreton Island

Wasn't very impressed at all. Being an ex cruise ship employee I have sailed on many ships and found this one to be best summed up in one word - tired! The interior of the ship is dated and in some parts worn and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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CJCindy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good entertainment on board, but definitely NOT gay friendly

This ship was not gay friendly! As soon as our cabin crew realised we were a couple they started to treat us in a significantly withdrawn manner. Several incidents occurred, including snickering at me in the hallway ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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bondy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very Old Ship

This ship is very old. it has been refurbished in certain areas but the but the cabins are tired and in great need of refurbishment.The sales brochure is deceiving as it shows pictures of the refurbished areas such ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Darcylzzy

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed in the whole experience.

Chose this cruise as I was turning 70 and was looking for memorable experience to celebrate this milestone in my life. However on boarding Pacific Jewel was totally underwhelmed from the start. Without detailing ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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BroxyNZ

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

No cabin airconditioning; public areas nice though

We went on this cruise with another couple who were both having their birthday, booked many months in advance. It was also sailing out of Singapore which I had been through many times but had never explored so we ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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lolly26

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great for a family reunion if you're aware of all the extras that go along!

First time cruisers - a convenient way to have a family reunion - group of 30. Flew in from Sydney - as we had once lived in Brisbane no need to spend any extra time here - had our embarkation time - not sure why ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Rooke

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Won't be recommending P&O cruises

We organised a family reunion and were travelling as a group of 26 adults and 5 children. We found customer service when booking the restaurants as a group was very poor and manager of the Monky Bar was terribly ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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