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28 P&O Australia Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Alan McKenzie avatar

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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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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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

ELep avatar


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

Back2Black avatar


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

Scoop368 avatar


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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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Whitsunday Cruise

We were pleasantly surprised by the Pacific Dawn. We had a balcony, which was very small but the outlook was great. The cabins were clean and had usual 3 star amenities liquid soap, shampoo/conditioner and tissues. ...
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Sail Date October 2018

jschenk avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

My Pacific Explorer Experience

Embarkation was very smooth and quick. Our cabin was clean and there was a short wait for our luggage to be delivered to the room but we had no concerns. Good times pamphlet was easy to read with lots of ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

We will be back :)

I just go off the Jewel yesterday after a 4 day cruise. My 1st time ever on a cruise & I went on this cruise as it was bought for me as a gift. After reading the reviews I was a bit worried but we loved it. The ...
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Sail Date February 2018

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5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Comedy Cruise

We wanted a break after the exhaustion of Christmas and New Year. A short comedy cruise seemed to fit the bill. Pros.....our superb cabin - see below; the comedy acts; the speciality restaurants; ...
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Sail Date January 2018

Rosegardens avatar


1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

A Taste of Tasmania with stopping at Burnie, Port Arthur and Hobart

We cruised on the P & O Pacific Eden on 1st December 2017 for a six-night cruise to Tasmania. We were rather worried because of all the negative reviews which we had read. Contrary to this we had a very pleasant ...
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Sail Date December 2017

Slinkymalinky avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A fun weekend getaway 3 night Comedy Cruise

We travelled in a group of 4 couples on this short cruise from Brisbane and had a very good time. The main entertainment was several comedy shows, some rated PG which were (usually) ok for children, and some R ...
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Sail Date September 2017

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Entree into the world of Cruising!

We picked up a very good deal as a "grab one" deal just 3 weeks before we set sail. We flew into Brisbane, transferred to the Port and had a very easy embarkation. (Great Start! Never having cruised before we ...
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Sail Date September 2017

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Sunshine 17

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Very modern looking ship after Refurb

The Eden left out of Cairns where we live. Very handy. We did the same Cruise last year and really enjoyed it. The Eden looks very modern. Our balcony cabin was spacious, even the balcony itself had a nice ...
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Sail Date September 2017

STELLA 1 avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes


Firstly let me say how wonderful all the crew were. Our cabin crew were so helpful friendly and efficient. Food overall was delicous except for shell and bone we ordered the cold seafood platter the seafood was not ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Do not listen to bad reviews

I booked this trip to New Guinea for my husband , myself and two other couples. We are from different walks of life (Retired bank manager and wife , retired orchard owner and wife and my husband a retired rail ...
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Sail Date July 2017

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jolly julie

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Loved the layout of the cabins, Entertainment good

We chose this cruise because we wanted a relaxing, friendly atmosphere and smaller ship, with a good price. However there were a few things that we were disappointed in. Firstly the beverage premium package, ...
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Sail Date June 2017

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Barbie Baker

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent staff

My sisters and i cruised to the Whitsundays with our 90 year old parents who were celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. All the staff were absolutely fantastic .. smiling, friendly, helpful, nothing was too ...
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Sail Date May 2017

TheGG avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

First Australian Cruise

We did a 7 day cruise on the Med last year and did not enjoy it very much apart from visiting a few interesting places so we thought perhaps cruising is not for us. We decided to give it a another try with a ...
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Sail Date May 2017

greystonee avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Excellent and relaxing atmosphere

this cruise was great as i needed something for the wife and i to relax and just have fun the best part i have to say was the entertainment and the different styles of music to be enjoyed although it was a bit low ...
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Sail Date May 2017

sneeves avatar


1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

No expectations

My wife and I needed a small break away so decided to try a 3 day cruise. This would be our second cruise that we have ever done. Our first was on Carnival Spirit and we loved it. After reading some of the ...
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Sail Date March 2017

clcgirl avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

3 Day Food & Wine Cruise

We had a very enjoyable cruise on the Pacific Aria. Our cabin (9090) was quite spacious with a balcony & spa bath. The stewards were fantastic with daily servicing and turn down service, even leaving a cute towel ...
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Sail Date February 2017

Jacq2010 avatar


2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Lovely, relaxing cruise; just go with the flow

Embarkation was pretty painless, the longest wait was going through the scanners but this just came down to people not listening. Make sure you bring your own pen, saves waiting for a one to become available and if ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Jools1969 avatar


1 Review Written

90 Helpful Votes

Lovely boutique ship

My husband and I have just returned home from a 5 night cruise to Tasmania on the Pacific Eden. This is my very objective review of our experience. I apologise as it is quite lengthy as I wanted to be thorough! ...
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Sail Date February 2017

naracoopa avatar


8 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Christmas Escape

Embarkation: Embarkation was painless. We arrived at Port Melbourne Cruise Terminal on Friday 16th December 2016 before midday, and joined the queue to get onboard. We were in the first group to be processed ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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