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P&O Australia Cruise Reviews

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223 P&O Australia Cruise Reviews


IanRoss avatar

IanRoss

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rusting old ship

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The crew we met complained about working long hours and receiving poor pay in return. The entertainment was rubbish with the singers obviously miming and the theatre was very cold. We were in cabin 11195 but ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Ozhawk

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Average

We chose this as a 3 day Xmas cruise with friends and due to that we had a great time. A great time that had little to do with the ship and the facilities. Toilet blocked as we left the ship and the poor room ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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drunkoncruisers

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Not worth the money

Our group of friends found a good deal for a cruise and not many of us had been on one before so we took a shot at it. We found the rooms to be quite small but very clean and comfortable. Everything looked great at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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disnails

1 Review Written

Very disappointed

We have sailed 2X with Pacific Aria and now did our second trip with the Dawn due to the kids section as we took our son and his family with us which made it their 1st cruise and our 4th cruise. Needless to say the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


fnryan avatar

fnryan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Misrepresented in Adverts

My partner booked this cruise as a gift. He booked a mini suite (with a balcony) and included the premium drinks package. The ship is old, tired and dirty. Completely inadequate for 2000 people to be able to spend ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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lemongirlbc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First and possibly last cruise

We went in to this cruise expecting to be impressed. Everyone I know who has been on a cruise has loved it, raved about it, told me "you'll LOVE it - once you cruise you never go back!" And many people are repeat ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Robyn Arnold

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not Happy

Hi, my husband and I and 2 friends boarded this cruise on the 13th August to the New Guinea Islands. My first disappointment was the fact that we could not take on a pack of bottled water or the usual 2 bottles of ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Ipreferprincess

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

We chose the Great Barrier reef 10 night discovery in a balcony room. The positives Housekeeping and entertainment were good with no issues. There are a few negatives The food particularly in the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Traceo avatar

Traceo

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Having been very spoilt on our first cruise with the Regal Princess, I guess I should have expected the standards to be heaps lower. The ship is old and rusty and having had a refurbishment 2 years ago I can't see ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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exrossie

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Nice Entertainment with Bad Service

The balcony room was quite spacious and in a great location. The evening shows were outstanding, the group put lots of energy in their show and costumes, the variety was great too. This cruise could have been very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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KerryD1

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

P&O Pacific Dawn...You should be ashamed!

Firstly I have to say that this is not our first cruise with P&O[ the others both 10 day cruises] So I do know that P&O can show their guests a great time on a great ship....unfortunately this was not the case with ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dunbavan123

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing but expected

we thought a trip to our tropic north would be different.it wasn't.the ship was old,slow and badly maintained.entertainment was non-existent,day time events were old news and boring.day trips were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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richandkim

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

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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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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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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Dissatisfying

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unpleasant

As our previous cruise with P & O was so enjoyable. This one was unpleasant cost a lot more, duty free was cheper in Australia. Don't travel with them. Not enough room in the comon areas for any type ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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gippslander

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Needs Improvement by Management

Embarking from Port Melbourne ,fantastic ,as was Disembarking..So fast.Cabis old but cannot compalin as it was comfortable and only spend part of time there.Always cleaned and room cleaning people such as Prince and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Muzfox

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Old ship, chaotic dining, terribly disappointing.

This was my second cruise. Maybe the bar had been set very high as my first was on the Disney Wonder and that was 5 star all the way. Boarding was easy and smooth. First hiccup was being greeted by 3 separate tables ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Honestmick

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Here is my feedback from my latest cruise (J846)

Here is my feedback from my latest cruise (J846) I must say that all the crew were great,10 out of 10. The same with the Entertainment and Lightning up front. Well, I never did see Rabaul. But let’s ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Port Douglas

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Old, overcrowded and nothing special

Booked two Suite cabins #11117 and #11116 - Cabin was ok but a little dated - clean and reasonable size - bed was comfortable, but pillows cheap and hard. Cabin attendants were really good. When you book a suite ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Slenda

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

we chose this cruise because the first port of call was to be Norfolk Island. The weather did not allow a tender boat to take us on the island. We had two days at sea to get there and two days at sea to get to ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bob wallace

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise from Hell 28. 10 18

Paid for a cruise to Rabaul & Islands of New Guinea. 14 hours late leaving port at Brisbane, this immediately caused the Captain to cancel Rabaul (which was supposed to be the highlight of the trip). Another ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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rocciraccoon

1 Review Written

Comedy Cruise to Moreton Island

As a fulltime carer I needed a short break, and wanted to try a comedy cruise. Got a good last-minute deal on a penthouse suite, with its nespresso machine, spa bath, huge balcony, canapes, afternoon teas. If I'd ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Derooy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Never again

To allow my Son and friend to experience a cruise and paid good money each for a mini suite with sofa bed and two king singles. What we got was a fold up bed on wheels and two single beds. One bed had to have an ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Uskiwis2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cabin Bound

We chose this cruise because we wanted to take our 8 year old grandson on his first cruise, and he was so excited to be going on the cruise. We wandered around the ship after embarking, then had lunch, unpacked ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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