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334 P&O Australia Cruise Reviews


drich1962 avatar

drich1962

1 Review Written

10 day PNG cruise

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The cruise in general was very good and we were happy with the entertainment, activities and food - our cabin staff worked very hard and so did the cruise director. Due the corona virus we missed 2 ports which was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


BIWOZ avatar

BIWOZ

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Better than we anticipated

We have cruised with P&O Australia before, with mixed results, so we were a little hesitant about booking this cruise. But the price was outstanding and the OBC too good to refuse. Having just got off the Sun ...
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Sail Date January 2020


emdeme avatar

emdeme

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Better than expected

We needed a break after a very busy year and decided to try a cruise for the first time. Not being sure what to expect, and not being sure if we would enjoy it, we were very pleasantly surprised that there were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


cody57 avatar

cody57

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

South Pacific break

We were offered this cruise at a great price we like the P & O dining arrangements and love the entertainment. The prices of duty free also equaled the best at port which was a real bonus, that left more time for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Alan McKenzie avatar

Alan McKenzie

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bounty Adventure..A True Adventure!

My wife and I chose this cruise because of it's Mutiny On The Bounty Theme,a chance to follow in the steps of Captain Bligh and visit Norfolk Island with a guest lecturer onboard. It did not disappoint in this ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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simjabo72

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome ship, great cruise

We'd previously done the Pacific Islands Cruise on Pacific Dawn with P&O and wanted a cruise departure from Brisbane. Papua New Guinea wasn't even on our radar but the dates aligned and we thought 'why not'? We ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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GansterAndMol

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Entertainment

We won this cruise for 2 at Gosford RSL so we started out ahead, included premium drinks package. After reading reviews here I upgraded our cabin from Ocean View Room to a balcony cabin as my wife is a late ...
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Sail Date September 2019


DarylD avatar

DarylD

6 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Nice 3 day cruise with a stop at Eden

To celebrate our 30th anniversary we decided to take a 3 day cruise which fitted in with work and having somebody to keep an eye on our kids while we are away. We had done a comedy cruise earlier in the year and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


raintree53 avatar

raintree53

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not flash, but good value

Having been on only 5 cruises in 16 years ( on 5 separate cruise lines), we don’t qualify as frequent cruisers, but we do regard ourselves as seasoned travellers. Our most recent trip was on the Pacific Dawn, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Cruisin Chestys

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pacific Dawn Brisbane to Singapore - Pre Refurb August 2019

Our 1st ever cruise was some 10/12 years ago on P&O Pacific Star. Well, haven't things changed (for the better). We were very happy with the offering from P&O and in particular the crew on board the ship. They were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


MicCanberra avatar

MicCanberra

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Pacific Aria - PNG cruise - 13 August 2019

Embarkation - we flew up to Brisbane (from Canberra) on the morning of the cruise, this is something we would not normally do as if flights are disrupted we could have missed the ship. We arrived at Portside at ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Steveoka avatar

Steveoka

21 Reviews Written

135 Helpful Votes

Value for money and a good standard

We always said we would not cruise with P&O Australia as it always receives such dismal reviews but they offered a cheap Auckland to Brisbane 4 night comedy cruise and we thought let’s try it as it is better than ...
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Sail Date August 2019


David. avatar

David.

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

The Real Pacific Aria.

Having downsized our large property after our children left home we’re now in a situation where we can spend money on traveling to the places that we have been dreaming about for years, the question was where to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


DOJO1 avatar

DOJO1

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Exploring P&O Sampler

I booked this as a quick cheap getaway for a few days and it was pretty inexpensive. Embarkation and disembarkation were super easy, probably because customs wasn't involved. The condition of the ship was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


suearl avatar

suearl

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Better than expected cruise to New Caledonia on Pacific Aria

This was a last minute booking as it fitted with time off work and was inexpensive. We are Elite on Princess but have cruised with P&O several years ago and were not expecting it to be of the same standard, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


mc53 avatar

mc53

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

P&O well done

We chose this cruise to PNG as we wanted to experience something different. I don't understand why some cruisers give such bad reviews. I did my research I knew what to expect and the Aria is a nice ship and much ...
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Sail Date March 2019


ELep avatar

ELep

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Pretty ship for a weekend away

We picked this for a cheapie weekend away, and to check out Pacific Explorer having traveled on Carnival Spirit twice for a total of 17 nights and RCI Voyager OTS for 9 nights. We have always had balconies and will ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Zinio avatar

Zinio

5 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise

We enjoyed this cruise very much, partly because it was our first time to New Guinea but perhaps also because (this being our fifth cruise on 'the Dawn') our expectations regarding this old tub were blunted long ...
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Sail Date March 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


ellemaytravel avatar

ellemaytravel

1 Review Written

4 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


Hannahmc avatar

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


Back2Black avatar

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


Scoop368 avatar

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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