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16 P&O Australia Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

nicenurse22 avatar


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

amb1925 avatar


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

GrrBar avatar


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

Stratts_intel avatar


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

kezzan52 avatar


1 Review Written

My terrible experience

See New Guinea. Particularly Rabaul and Volcanos, Milne Bay. Ship left 14hrs late, had been docked facing upriver and they couldn't turn it around. Cruised to Milne bay at 13-14 knots, three days at sea. Return trip ...
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Sail Date October 2018

Brittles_23 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ruined honeymoon

I chose to cruise with p&o for our honeymoon because I had travelled with them on the same boat 3 years earlier and it was great! Unfortunately within those 3 years everything had changed. The boat was so old ...
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Sail Date January 2017

Michealgraham avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bad cruise

Old out dated cruise ship even though it’s supposed to be renovated. Almost like staying in a back packers hostel. Really small rooms. Food wasn’t really good only if you decide to pay for it. I’ve been on ...
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Sail Date October 2018

lwaegele avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst trip ever

we decided to take my mother on the Elvis cruise departing Sydney Friday 1st June 2018 and everything was a nightmare. Poor weather meant the cruise was delayed which was understandable but we were delayed at first ...
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Sail Date June 2018

World2cruise avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Bad food, Neglected Ship; However comedy was Fantastic

To start with we are loyal Royal Caribbean guests, however after going on 5 cruises on Allure, Harmony, Ovation, Explorer of the seas we wanted to try out another cruise company just to see the difference in ...
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Sail Date March 2018

sinking-feeling avatar


1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Convict boat

First cruise ever and what a disappointment it was. Started as soon as we got to our room we paid extra for a suite didn't realize a working toilet was extra. Rang housekeeping 3 times to get it fix and someone ...
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Sail Date February 2018

irishgalnz avatar


1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes


I have done a lot of cruising in the past mostly P&O and generally enjoyed the experience , This time however I find that P&O put their profits before the comfort and safety of their passages. We flew from ...
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Sail Date May 2017

cruisin-m avatar


9 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Don't know how they call it a "Jewel"

This was unfortunately the worst cruise I have ever taken and would never ever cruise with P&O again when there are so many other cruise lines out there that offer a far superior product at the same cruise fares. ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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Not Happy Janett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sad Food

3 day Comedy Cruise out of Brisbane 25/3/17. It was delayed by half a day and we were not able to board till 7pm some were still getting on at 9:30pm. The Comedy was Excellent Steddy Eddy and Bob Down + some very ...
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Sail Date March 2017

Neinon avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

The ship was appalling

A friend booked this trip for 10 friends - the food at the 'Pantry' was dreadful - the food at the preferred seating Restaurant was hit and miss although more miss - I did not see any passenger use the sanitizer in ...
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Sail Date January 2018

kfirth avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointing

If you link your credit card to your P&O card they take each transaction as a 'pending payment' then charge you the whole balance at the end. Essentially charging you double & not releasing any pending payments for ...
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Sail Date May 2018

KALI avatar


1 Review Written


Terrible accommodation with water leaks in rooms making an extremely unpleasant smell. When speaking to staff about this it was ignored and told that's just the way it is. Destinations changed which were not ...
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Sail Date March 2020

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