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P&O Australia Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
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24 P&O Australia Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


ZanaH avatar

ZanaH

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

P&O Explorer Comedy Cruise

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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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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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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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Ferny Lady

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

A truncated exploration of French Pacific islands

We flew from Brisbane to Sydney to take this cruise. We wanted to see the Isle of Pines in particular. The first day out of Sydney the captain announced engine trouble - one propellor shaft was not working. He ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Blujinja

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Caveat emptor - You Get What You Pay For

The ship is a smaller on then the P&O Jewel and the P&O Dawn which makes it much easier to get around and to learn the lay of the land. Half the amount of passengers, than the Jewel or the Dawn make it infinitely ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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tebroc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Cruise Was Good But Big Problems With Food And Restaurant

I wanted to take my wife on her first cruise and decided on the 4 night Airlie beach getaway, it was also our anniversary on the second day of the cruise. Loved the ship and the staff were great. We were made to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Zinio

5 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Maybe a half-star more

We cruised to New Zealand on the Aria a few years back and were quite happy, though the entertainment and food left something to be desired. This time, while I hesitate to give the ship four stars (very good), I'd ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Diana Sawyer

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

It was our wedding anniversary so we thought a short cruise would be a good way to celebrate. We had been on a P&O cruise before and so had high hopes about eveerything. Sadly we were very disappointed this time. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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clive7

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed!

Our previous trip was on Princess line (Emerald Princess), which was superior in EVERY aspect. We had a balcony upgrade from BD to BB deck 10. If this was an upgrade..would hate to see BB. The balcony chairs ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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yankeegirlinkiwiland

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Fun but definitely not fancy

We chose this cruise as a fun school holidays kick-off for ourselves, our 9 year old son and 3 other families with similar age kids. Was meant to be a Comedy cruise - but, for us at least, it was more of a family ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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shonashells

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Jewel due for up grade

This was the the worst P O cruise I have done Fiji and Tonga just a bad destination. Had 100% refund on the snorkeling trip from hell in Vava'a Tonga the shore tour guide told me that they had had 87 complaints on ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Wilkies2

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pacific Jewel is old and tired

We have done over 20 cruises but this was the first time on Pacific Jewel. Our main complaint was about the ship itself. It is old fashioned in its decor and lacking many of the refinements of more modern ships. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Wattle

3 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

WOW

My review - long. We cruised as a family group of 18 people, and we all had a fantastic time. I have cruised the Dawn before, but never in a group, so it was a new experience. I have read the reviews and was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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travelling_annie

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not what we had hoped for

We disembarked from the Pacific Eden last Monday and feel that some feedback is definitely necessary. P&O used to have a fabulous reputation when we lived in the UK but this experience has seriously undermined that ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Gary Bush

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great Rooms, Bars and Entertainment - Food Average

Couples weekend away. After cruising with the Caribbean Cruiseline previously, where the standard of accom, service and food was 5 star, and having read many poor reviews of the Pacific Eden, We didn't have high ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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janisloraine

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Pacific Eden Australia Day Cruise

The cruise ship itself is very nice, great little lounges to have a relaxing time. The Marquee Theatre is beautiful & the shows there were wonderful. The Staff were very friendly & helpful The cabins (We ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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eniluap

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Only 1 happy staff member on the whole ship

just moved from melbourne to nsw and didnt know anyone there so thought we would spend it with lots of likeminded people. also didnt want to be on our own for new years eve .That didnt happen we were in our cabin at ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Lozzzie

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

The cruise that started by NOT starting!

Four night cruise from Sydney to Moreton Island. This was our second cruise, our first being nine nights to New Caledonia on Carnival Spirit in Feb 2016. Embarkation at the White Bay Container Terminal was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Luv 2 Cruise 15

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Don't think we will travel with P&O again. Such a Shame!

We chose the cruise as we were travelling with friends who had a child and they could only travel during the school holidays. Noisy Cabin However, as we are 65 & 59 yo and my hushand not too well, we also ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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ASET

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Family Holiday Activities

Why can't their be an area that is not focused on alcohol. What ever happened to family dance night where there is no bar or alcohol involved. As a family we love all activities. We paid for the gold tickets for ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Scruffy Mc Duffy

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bathroom full of mould + other issues

We choose Aria because we have cruised on Aria before & enjoy the boat, on entering the cabin it looked good & on entering the bathroom only to find the plug activator to raise or lower it was broken & to be told by ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Davemo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our Aria Adventure

We had heard a from a few people who had been on many cruises and had recommended them to us. The cabin staff we had Jordon and James were unbelievable - they were the BEST!!! We enjoyed the experience and would ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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sup surfing

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Australian open tennis cruise

went with this cruise as a good way off spending 2 days at the open ,as has been said the boat is getting old and in some places it shows but i was surprised overall there are a lot off areas to sit and have a drink ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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