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P&O Australia First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
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17 P&O Australia First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


Ldaley24 avatar

Ldaley24

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very Average Cruise

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We chose this cruise as we have never been to WA and thought it would be a great way to see Perth, up to Broome and then the Margaret River region. This was our second cruise and we were pretty disappointed. Nothing ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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sipswith

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Happy to be home

Having just returned from an 11 night cruise on the Pacific Eden we are happy now to be home . The cruise started out well with priority embarkation witch was great . As the queue to board the ship was quit long ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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richard Barnes

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

Pacific Aria; Our First Cruise Feb. 2016

So from the start I should point out this was my first and only cruise. So you are seeming this from the point of view of what I expected to see on a cruise. My wife and I are both still working and around 60. Took ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Crystal123

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship on the exterior, interior plumbing urgently needs addressing.

On Friday 12th February 2016 my Husband our 2 children (aged 4 ½ & 7) and my parents started our 4 night cruise from Brisbane to Hamilton island on the ‘new’ P&O Aria and back again. We were first time ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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emma_siobhan

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Decent value for money

I think the reason for the negative reviews on this ship is that people have champagne tastes on a beer budget. I went on a 3 night Food & Wine cruise and really enjoyed it. This was my first cruise, and given ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Cruiseonce

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First trial at cruising to Mornington Peninsula

We booked the cruise long before we realised it was a renovated ship, rather than a brand new ship, and before it made its maiden journey in Australia. This was our first ever cruise and 4 nights seemed a good idea ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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aoharris64

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for.

My wife wanted to take me on this short cruise to see how I would cope on a longer cruise in the future and to determine what my expectations were. We were able to get a good deal on the suite (10030) as it was ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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DFP

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Comedy cruise saved by friendly room staff and comedians.

We booked a 4 berth cabin all paying the special price of $355 each, friends a couple of weeks before the cruise got a twin share for $190 each with an added a $25 upgrade to a room with a balcony. One member of ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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MattSnowLover

1 Review Written

Good, but Room for Lots of Improvement

Our first cruise and we had a great time, but more due to our attitude and ability to turn an ok time into a good one.. The good... Bed is large and very comfy, room is clean and tidy and room staff do ana amzing ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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MKK cruise addicts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Whitsundays First Timer

Embarking was easy, a walk in the park until the steps present small issues if your struggling with knee injury or the like ... Once on board the staff met us at the doorway to the Atrium, first impressions , OK , ...
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Sail Date August 2015


sinkers54 avatar

sinkers54

1 Review Written

Floating 3 star hotel

I am an experienced traveler though not an experienced cruiser. Let me say firstly that the cruise ex Fremantle to Geraldton, Broome, Lombok, Bali and Komodo was fantastic value for money. What I would have liked is ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Mel001

1 Review Written

Poor food good entertainment

We went on Pacific Island Hopper from Brisbane -> Noumea -> Lifou ->Port Vila -> Brisbane Cabin - Good , neat and well presented Cabin Steward - Very very Good Shark Shack - Children's entertainment - ...
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Sail Date April 2015


bronny avatar

bronny

1 Review Written

Get the facts first before cruising.

Pacific dawn. The first ship i have ever sailed on so in all fairness can not say how it compares with other ships. However if you are prone to seasickness do not travel in december to the pacific...very rough seas ...
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Sail Date December 2014


rijoch avatar

rijoch

1 Review Written

Not quite what I had expected

I had never cruised before so was unsure of how I would like it but after hearing from friends who have cruised and hours of YouTube/google etc. etc. I was expecting quite the holiday Travelling with my partner – ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Jazzle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruise on the Pacific Jewel - what a shame

This was our first cruise. We took our two adult daughters to visit Port Vila, Lifou and the Isle of Pines and were expecting lots of interesting activities, lovely cabins, good food and great service. The good ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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darkpelagic

6 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Pacific Dawn Week Fantastique with Teens

All in all I enjoyed the cruise on the Pacific Dawn. It was very relaxing, but I did spend more time in my cabin than I thought I would. This was probably more due to roughish seas and overcast weather than anything ...
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Sail Date June 2011


andy222009 avatar

andy222009

1 Review Written

oGod cheap holiday

yes, This is not the QEII. it is a bit like going out to dinner at the local bistro at the pub or an RSL. yes it caters to a lower socio economic class. not that this is a bad thing, just be prepared. the price ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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