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Australia & New Zealand Pacific Aria Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews
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DON'T BELIEVE THE HORRIBLE REVIEWS!
"So my partner and I went on a 7 night cruise to Hamilton Island and Cairns. I really want to start off by saying if you're going on the Aria have an open mind! Before we left I read all of the reviews and obviously..."Read More
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Amykathryn

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

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Never again

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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Det Retals

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

This was our second cruise on this ship, the first was a disappointment as you will see in our previous review but we wanted to go to Cairns and couldn’t fly so it was Hobson’s choice. We had a balcony cabin which was a good size and quiet comfortable except for the bathroom which was a disaster. The shower was over a spa bath and impossible for anyone with even a minor disability to access, the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

28 Helpful Votes


Value for money and a good standard

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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Steveoka

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We always said we would not cruise with P&O Australia as it always receives such dismal reviews but they offered a cheap Auckland to Brisbane 4 night comedy cruise and we thought let’s try it as it is better than flying and if we hate it it is only 4 days, We have cruised all the cruise lines and over a 100 cruises so are the first to admit a little jaded and critical. Well we were impressed ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: St. Thomas

137 Helpful Votes


Better than expected cruise to New Caledonia on Pacific Aria

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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suearl

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was a last minute booking as it fitted with time off work and was inexpensive. We are Elite on Princess but have cruised with P&O several years ago and were not expecting it to be of the same standard, however we were pleasantly surprised. The ship is small so easy to find your way around and very nice inside, quite different to other ships we have been on, more like a modern Hotel. Our ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: St. Thomas

16 Helpful Votes


P&O well done

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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mc53

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise to PNG as we wanted to experience something different. I don't understand why some cruisers give such bad reviews. I did my research I knew what to expect and the Aria is a nice ship and much better than I anticipated . I have no complaints re the food ,I enjoyed most of the meals and we tried all of the restaurants We were on deck 10 room 10070 . I had read some ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

21 Helpful Votes


Disgrace to the cruise industry

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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JuliaGeoff

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Chose cruise for the itinerary & offered 2 days in Cairns. We are from Canada & wanted to experience great Barrier Reef without being rushed. Cruising is our vacation style of choice & have cruised in excess of 30 cruises with other cruise-lines, mostly Princess. Everything about the Aria was shameful! Maybe they know they have the monopoly of that route so don't feel effort is necessary. We ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

3 Helpful Votes


My first cruise

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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Hannahmc

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

My husband and I had never been on a cruise before but wanted to try one. We booked one for a great price despite the negative reviews we read online about the Pacific Aria and P&O. I'm so glad we did, we loved it!! Pros: *I had low expectations due to reviews online stating the food was crap. My expectations were exceeded and I was impressed by both the food in the restaurants and the ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

8 Helpful Votes


Suite is good value but dining at "the Pantry" is a huge dissappointment

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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mjh237

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

BEST PART We were very impressed with the size of the Suite (living area, bathroom and deck), Including the free laundry services provided no matter how many cruises you've done. Also, the priority booking perk worked well, as we tried to book restaurant seats late on the first day and were refused & treated like ignorant scum until later we tried again and mentioned our Suite number - then ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

16 Helpful Votes


Best idea ever! Even heading towards a cyclone ;)

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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CinzReviewz

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

What a wonderful time!! The food, the service, the entire experience - from start to finish - we loved it all! Even though it was our first cruise and we were told by some others that there were fancier cruises out there, for us it was just spot on. Be sure to read the TIPS below for some helpful hints re:this ship, but the following might answer some general questions. The staff? So helpful, ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

19 Helpful Votes


Love, love, love

Review for Pacific Aria to Australia & New Zealand

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Jojojewwep68

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My partner and i were given this cruise as a birthday gift from my daughters. Because we didn’t choose it, we looked for reviews on the Pacific Aria and found a lot if negatives. Well we couldn’t fault it. Embarkation and disembarkation were so easy and quick. Luggage to our rooms were quick. We love the Ocean Bar on deck 8. We spent most of our time there. They did Trivia a couple of ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

12 Helpful Votes


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