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P&O Australia Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
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18

Very Good

19

Average

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Poor

11

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Family Cruises

431

Senior Cruises

133

Romantic Cruises

124

Entertainment Cruises

117

Group and Theme Cruises

79

79 P&O Australia Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


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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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Back2Black

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


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Big family cruiser

1 Review Written

Fun, food and lots of sun.

First cruise and I was terrified due to negative reviews on here. Our review...well we are now hooked....an amazing cruise. We ate everywhere...enjoyed it all. The ships crew are constantly cleaning to keep the ship ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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railenet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

An overall great cruise

I bought the Australian Open Cruise as a birthday present for my mum. It was a chance for the two of us to take a cruise trip to Melbourne that we had talked about for years. POSITIVES: The embarkation ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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cred8582

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never Again

First time cruising and had mixed expectations about what to expect. I can honestly say after this experience I will never cruise again with P&O. 1. Drinks Package: Purchased this after paying $750 for the 8 day ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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amb1925

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


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Kore Goldsmith

1 Review Written

Neon Moon Group

To celebrate her 50th birthday my niece decided to invite us all to join her on a cruise and P&O Aria South East Asia was the nominated ship. I flew from Auckland to Brisbane on the 11th August 2018, spent two ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Cruise&Games

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A solid base level cruise experience good value but modest quality

I joined this cruise as part of a group so I didn’t take advantage of the onboard activities and bars. Our departure from Sydney was on time and boarding was pretty straightforward. Luggage arriving from a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Cats 1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Food & Wine

I took 18 elderly(70 up to 98) folk on the 4 day cruise as a real treat from our club. We choose the one that just went to sea as a lot had no passports and most importantly once on board it was safer than going to ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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susan yule

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

So much fun...

My first cruise. Escape to the warmth en route to Fiji for 8 days. Fun filled days, great food, (The Pantry and Waterfront Restaurant absolurely splendid. Wonderful resaurants - Chefs Table is a must; ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Greatsouthernland

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Comparison P&O with Princess for Australian cruise

We did this cruise to compare the two cruise lines with the idea of a multi generational family holiday. We have cruised several times with different companies. Usually we exit Sydney - this time with P&O out of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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swimmingpool50

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

2 New Year cruises back to back

We know and expect P&O cruises to be a 3 star cruise line so we don't have high expectations we mainly cruises with them at this time of year for covenience cruised on the same ship the year before and really ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Cruisaholics2017

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Good New Year's cruise with P&O but with definite areas for improvement

We chose this cruise because we wanted to do something special for New Year's 2017/18. As not many cruises go to the South Pacific from Melbourne, we flew up to Sydney to board P&O Pacfic Eden for a 12 night cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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milliegirl59

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

DREADFUL

Only ship that left from melbourne ( convenience) for new years cruise..so had no choice.. MELBOURNE NEEDS TO UPDATE THEIR HARBOUR TO ALLOW MORE SHIPS TO DOCK HERE Ship is shabby.... Quite dated... Needs to be ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Rosegardens

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


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undertone

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Four night trans Tasman 31 Oct - 3 Nov 2017

This was our third cruise with P&O and our our 13th in total. There were four of us on the trip (a 4 day comedy themed cruise from Auckland to Sydney), my wife and I and my sister and brother-in-law who were taking ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Slinkymalinky

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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CruisingWithFunPeople

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Our very first cruise, 4 nights Sydney to Auckland. It was AWESOME! Just go! :)

My wife found a great deal on GrabOne, $1860 NZ for us and our 15 yr old son, including our flights from Auckland to Sydney. Had to put down $1300 to secure our booking, and paid the balance by around a month before ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Rekkab

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great first cruise

This was our very first cruise as most of our holidays are camping holidays. This was a 10 day cruise along the Queensland coast. We were told you will either love it or hate and we absolutely loved it. Getting on ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Eonboard

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A lot has changed

40th Reunion cruise with a group of 13 in total. 4 nights to Airlie Beach from Brisbane and return. The ships public areas had been refurbished in April this year. Found the entertainment and public areas ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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E-ticket

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Can do better

Three days was an opportunity for three new cruisers to experience cruising. Sadly this cruise didn't showcase what cruising has to offer. Problems started before we left when a Comedy cruise became a Classic ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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prunes71

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Pacific Jewel needs some much needed attention

My husband and I chose this cruise as I got a really great deal from Cruise Sale Finders for a 10N Mini-Suite + free Bev Package and $100 cabin credit. We hadn't been on a cruise for 9 years and thought it was about ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Rabbit069

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Pacific Aria Great ship. 3 cruises, never disappointed

This was the 3rd time on the Pacific Aria for me. All have been good. Entertainment staff are great and always good for a laugh. Very entertaining. Trivias are great fun, don't miss Christiaans at 5 pm. Also his ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Renato

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Overall good value

I went with 9 other people for a 50th birthday. There was good food from all the places to eat from, but the Dragon lady restaurant is special , Angelo's was ok and I highly recommend to pay and try the Salt and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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JMC2102

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

3 night Food and Wine cruise

I booked just over a week from departure and got an exceptionally good price and we had a great mini break. Our inside cabin was clean and the bed was comfortable. We ate in the Waterfront, Angelo's and Dragon ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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