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P&O Australia First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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11 P&O Australia First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Russgard avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overal experience was average.


Just returned from a trip up the West Australian coast first ocean cruise to experience what a longer cruise would be like. Have recently done excellent river cruises through Europe. The Pacific Eden is a rust ...
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Sail Date June 2016

Richrob33 avatar


1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

P&O Poo Cruise

I am writing to advise other potential future customers for a P&O Cruise and the treatment they can expect. This is a account of many issues that occurred on our cruise that completed on the 27th May. Cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2016

Megz19 avatar


1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes


My mum has been cruising with P&O for several years and she has always had nothing but great things to say, she would rave about how the service is always top notch and their is always a great variety of food. My ...
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Sail Date February 2016

shaolin avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes


Our first cruise and to be honest I feel as if I will not feel safe to try another. The emabarkation was well organised and the staff very engaging. Cabin was adequate and comfortable. We did not find our ...
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Sail Date February 2016

flyingKiwi avatar


1 Review Written

Avoid like the plague, or risk getting it; Pacific Aria is worth scrap value.

My partner and I booked this cruise in New Zealand to travel ex Aus to New Caledonia and Vanuatu. 1st issue was we were sent updated boarding times. We then arrive to find out we are last there and almost missed ...
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Sail Date January 2016

honeymooners12/15 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Honeymooners Not Happy

terrible honeymoon experience with a shocking ending it is meant to be a once in a lifetime experience where you should be treated special and i thought a cruise ship would be the perfect way to start our new life ...
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Sail Date December 2015

Navara@optusnet.com avatar


1 Review Written


This was my 1st ever cruise I have been on. I chose this short cruise to take my mum in law on for a special time to not have to cook as we are the cooks in out households. We were very disappointed in the food, ...
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Sail Date November 2015

TaffDownUnder avatar


1 Review Written

Beautiful ship but too many teething problems

Wonderful ship, where nothing major went wrong - but most of the things you take for granted didn't happen. We weren't told about clocks going back until the morning after where many people got up to find that ...
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Sail Date November 2015

mambo22 avatar


1 Review Written

Stops were boring.

We live in the Gold Coast, and all of the stops that were made, we thought we were having a deja vu moment back in the Gold Coast. The places we got off (Airlie Beach and Yorkeys Knob) were nothing special at all, ...
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Sail Date September 2015

barryS avatar


1 Review Written

Short wekend cruises not for seniors

Just completed a 3 night weekend cruise from Brisbane on the Princess Dawn. Some good and bad points are listed Good. 1. Cabin Service 100% 2. Cabin cleanliness 100% 3. Charlies Bar coffee is as good as you will ...
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Sail Date March 2015

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Coach E

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

AVERAGE at very best

Admittedly first time on a large cruise ship. If this is indicative of cruising it shall be my last. A) Pacific Dawn is in need of maintenance - state room - bathroom had rust in various locations = needs ...
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Sail Date October 2014

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