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P&O Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
Ship
Australia & New Zealand
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Excellent

71

Very Good

105

Average

105

Poor

75

Terrible

82

Cruise type

439 P&O Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews


DarylD avatar

DarylD

6 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Nice 3 day cruise with a stop at Eden

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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


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Det Retals

4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Never again

This was our second cruise on this ship, the first was a disappointment as you will see in our previous review but we wanted to go to Cairns and couldn’t fly so it was Hobson’s choice. We had a balcony cabin ...
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Sail Date August 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


Steveoka avatar

Steveoka

21 Reviews Written

137 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


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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


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ChesterLocksley

9 Reviews Written

80 Helpful Votes

What is that terrible smell ?

It was a Dark Mofo 6 night mid-winter escape to Hobart that caught my eye. To Tasmania in the middle of winter ? Yeah why not. I have fond memories of the Dawn Princess but not very good memories of some of ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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barb0164

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Never ending stench

I have been on many cruises with various cruise line. This has been my 5th P & O and I must say after this trip I will never sail with P & O again. The cabins are so small that you don't even have room for your ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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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


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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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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


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Jarman

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Third P & O cruise and will be the last

Have cruised before on Pacific Dawn and Pacific Aria and wasn’t disappointed So disappointed this time around Meals average No dress code in Restaurants and children in adults only area Great Gatsby ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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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


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merilynevans

1 Review Written

Tired old ship

We chose this cruise to attend the Australian Tennis Open in Melbourne The Waterfront Restaurant had no table clothes and the service was very poor and generaly very disappointing, Some of the staff at the ...
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Sail Date January 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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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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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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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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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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Aussiedave767

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not too bad.

A 4 day mini cruise from Melbourne to EDEN (NSW) and it was good. Food was OK. We ate mainly in the MDR Waterfront and there were no complaints. A small serve of one dish I had and the waiter offered to bring ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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CinzReviewz

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Best idea ever! Even heading towards a cyclone ;)

What a wonderful time!! The food, the service, the entire experience - from start to finish - we loved it all! Even though it was our first cruise and we were told by some others that there were fancier cruises out ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Jojojewwep68

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Love, love, love

My partner and i were given this cruise as a birthday gift from my daughters. Because we didn’t choose it, we looked for reviews on the Pacific Aria and found a lot if negatives. Well we couldn’t fault it. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Altivo21 avatar

Altivo21

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

We had a great cruise!

I have always wanted to go to New Zealand and after half a dozen domestic cruises with P&O I decided cruising was the way to go. With 6 sea days and 1 different ports it was a great mix of sightseeing and the usual ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Astro Boy avatar

Astro Boy

25 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

7 night cruise from Brisbane up the Queensland coast

Last minute decision. Booked Thursday leave Friday as price was good. Little slow boarding, but no problems were dropped off in car park. Once on board went to room to discover had been set up for 4 people not ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Greyboy1947

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Band in our cabin.........almost

Recently back from a cruise to NZ, Booking process terrible, no choice of deck, no choice of room and wasnt able to upgrade. Our cabin was very small and was directly above the band in the Explorer Hotel, we had ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Kurt Alfred avatar

Kurt Alfred

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Food for Thought

We travelled on the Dawn Princess ,Pacific Explorer a few Times before she became the Explorer . We had to have a look what she was like after the Refurbishing in 2017 ! Dining Rooms lost their Charm . Waterfront ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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