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Some highlights but food and service a let down

Review for Pacific Aria to South Pacific

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Claireoncruise
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We went on this cruise as a large family group, 13 people across 4 cabins, as the dates and length of cruise suited everyone. I have been on the P&O Eden once and the Carnival Legend (twice) before. Highlights of the Aria - kids club, both turtle cove and shark shack, the staff were terrific and the events they held across the ship were great fun. The Edge, lasertag and zip line, we had ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Traveled with children


Great service on an average cruise

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Caszie87
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

We chose this cruise because we were looking for a getaway from the kids for a week, and to see Tasmania. We stayed in Melbourne for 2 days prior to leaving. The weather was nice until it was time for us to sail. It became rough with gale force winds. We left port over 12 hours late. Then the first day at sea was very rough. Almost half the ship out with sea sickness. Embarking was easy, as ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


First cruise, Not happy with situation of drink supply and food running out

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Lynleyloo
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Just to try out cruising. We have heard that cruis8ng is the way to holiday as we live on the road as we travel with our caravan full time. So we gave it ago. Beer run out, wine run out but the only beer we were able to buy was just so much dearer than we could afford, so had used up more of our off shore spending money just to have a drink on ship. Also butter, marmite, peanut butter and ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


A great cruise. Better than i was expecting

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Claremaree
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I commenced this cruise with some trepidation due to the large number of negative reviews. This was our first cruise with P&O, our 4th in total. This was the last voyage for the Pacific Jewell. 1: EMBARKATION from Melbourne was simple and efficient. 2: CABIN: We had an interior cabin. It was clean and tidy. Quite spacious with lots of storage. Only one Australian power outlet ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Poor attention to detail

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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wallykerrie
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was a quick getaway to relax and watch some comedy acts aboard the ship. The booking agent or P&O failed to acton the instructions given as to the need for a disabled access room, after 25 phone calls being advised by the booking agent P&O needed to fix it and then have P&O advise that we needed to speak to the booking agent we gave up we were advised by P&O we were upgraded to a ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Great for a short break

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Back2Black
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

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 the oldest and is about to be decommissioned, you can tell. The rooms look very tired and the colour scheme is so early 90's it sometimes hurts. But on the flip side, the bed was really ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Nothing good about tit!

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Mary Faith
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Full of complaints about the 'Jewel' which appeared to be no more just a Tasman 'shuttle'. Some parts had been 'refurbished' - still smelled of paint and carpet glue - fumes pervaded our cabin and gave us headaches. Unsuitable pattern - black and white. The white will very soon show marks! There was no 'ART" - I missed this - and the art auctions. The unrefurbished parts (most of the ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Fun, food and lots of sun.

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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Big family cruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 presentable. The entertainment is amazing. Attend as much as possible. All incredibly enjoyable especial the Maquee live shows. Entertainment crew hilarious Mathew Dom Pablo Miguel ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Perfect all round

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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AA101
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Everything went perfectly on the cruise, went on a 7 night from melbourne around australia. The service was excellent, the atmosphere was excellent and was worth the money. We had a balcony cabin, Our cabin was abit tight but thats probably because i didnt know what to expect. The dining was perfect, weather it was the free buffet or the fine dining restaurants. The entertainment was really good. ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Needs Improvement by Management

Review for Pacific Jewel to South Pacific

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gippslander
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Embarking from Port Melbourne ,fantastic ,as was Disembarking..So fast.Cabis old but cannot compalin as it was comfortable and only spend part of time there.Always cleaned and room cleaning people such as Prince and Mary very good on Deck 10 evens. Food is disgusting ,All Asian and Indian ,everything has flavouring ,even baked beans,,,,,,,,,Chicken ,ham and beef etc always dry,,given a few more ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


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