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P&O Australia Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
Ship
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

34

Very Good

28

Average

24

Poor

15

Terrible

16

Cruise type

Family Cruises

431

Senior Cruises

133

Romantic Cruises

124

Entertainment Cruises

117

First-Time Cruisers

92

117 P&O Australia Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


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disnails

1 Review Written

Very disappointed

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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


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ZanaH

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

P&O Explorer Comedy Cruise

IN THIS REVIEW: Kids Club, Dining, On Board Credit, Pools, Comedy Shows, Shopping, Cabins, Service. Being that it was our first time doing a cruise, we decided to do a weekend cruise for a feel. What better ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Pirateexplorer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wow beyond our expectations

We booked this cruise for a 50th birthday. 4 girls shared a 4 berth room on deck 5 & 2 girls shared a balcony room. Embarkation was very smooth, recommend choosing the early embarkation time so you have time to ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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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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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


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nicenurse22

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

P&O Standard Has Really Dropped

I wish to make a few comments about my recent 3 night comedy cruise aboard P&O Pacific Dawn from Brisbane. I have travelled on this ship for a previous South Pacific Cruise as well as several cruises aboard ...
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Sail Date July 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


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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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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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bella679

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best Trip Ever

this cruise was amazing, coming with one side of the family it was a fantastic trip. Everyone was always occupied and the activities couldn't have been better. There were lots of shows to watch and parties to go to. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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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


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Stanghi1970

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ship could do with a up grade

Hi just got back from a p&o cruise on the dawn I think it’s time the ship had a up grade the floor in my cabin felt not to stable and there was a real bad smell around the ship Food was always the same ...
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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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XDarling

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Blessed with amazing weather...

First cruise for us. It was my husband's surprise 50th gift. We never made it to any of the shows, or any of the parties, nor did we partake in any activities. Instead, we spent our three days wandering ...
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Sail Date March 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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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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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


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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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AA101

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Perfect all round

Everything went perfectly on the cruise, went on a 7 night from melbourne around australia. The service was excellent, the atmosphere was excellent and was worth the money. We had a balcony cabin, Our cabin was abit ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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amb1925

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Stress time , not really a holiday

On the 28th December 2018 we embarked on a New Years cruise with P&O (the prices for this particular cruise were double if not triple normal prices due to the time of year). The dramas started when we paid for ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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GrrBar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Never again with P&O

This was my second NYE cruise upon the Jewel, my first being 5 years prior, and boy, was this one a let down. Cheap and nasty holiday and a far cry from how they used to be. Food was bland, dry, over-cooked and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Stratts_intel

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Bordered on disgraceful

I was warned, I read the reviews however for whatever reason still decided to book a cruise due to the convenience. A major reason for this was the fact we live on the Gold Coast and it's only a short drive to the ...
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Sail Date December 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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MichaelJK

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing and great holiday

What an amazing holiday and why did we wait 30 years to do a cruise? We were awake early (4am) due to time difference so grabbed a coffee and made our way day to a viewing deck to watch the Pacific Dawn come in ...
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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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