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South Pacific Explorer South Pacific Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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"So the best set up for the space is a single bed and a bunk bed.But no real space so the person on the lower bunk feels very closed in and very difficult getting in and out of bed...."Read More
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10 Night cruise Sydney to Airlie, Cairns and Moreton Island

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Astro Boy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Boarding very slow as usual, but same for all ships. Hard to believe they make you tip out your unopened water bottle before you can enter ship. Entertainment - a bit slack really, the ship crew show was probably the best show up until final entertainer Grant Galea whom was excellent. Ship singers and dancers two shows were OK, but male singer voice was not so great. Other late night shows ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Elvis 4 night cruise

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Astro Boy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We originally chose this cruise just as a quick cruise to take our grandchild along for some time away, and the price was great. After booking discovered it was The Elvis Tribute Cruise, this made us a bit worried as not Elvis fans, and 13y old grandchild didn't even know who it was. But we were so happy with the entertainment by the Elvis singers and backup bands even our granddaughter ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

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Extremely friendly service and friendly staff

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suz32
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have been on many cruises, however outstanding service on the pacific explorer - from food service, entertainment and housekeeping the explorer was great! A big thanks to Thomas Naulana who did a brilliant job in housekeeping - second to none. I would walk in the room after a clean and was extremely satisfied with this. Not only did he do a great job with this he also helped me with any ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


3 night Comedy Cruise

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shaynetravel
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

3 night Comedy Cruise to nowhere Many time cruisers on many different ships and cruise lines. Cruised with P and O once prior. Expectations were not high and in some areas this cruise exceeded and others very let down. Fine for 3 nights. Would need to lift their game for longer. This cruise was all about our 11 year old granddaughter and for her it was wonderful. Ship decor...absolutely ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with children


Back to cruising from Sydney

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DarylD
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

It was the first cruise after a long pause and after many cancelled bookings we had to be on this one. Our previous cruise was on Ruby Princess in Feb of 2020 so our wait wasn't as long as it was for others but being able to cruise again gave us a sense of freedom that we can now actually resume our lives. The covid rules were obvious and while different didnt take away from the enjoyment of ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


First Cruise Back!!!

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B'Elanna
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise was the first one back and I was so eager to get back on a cruise ship. I cruised solo on this trip. I have to confess that P&O aren't my favourite cruiseline, but after 27 months since my last cruise, I felt I had to be on this one. And I am glad I did. The atmosphere and crew were awesome. It was heavenly to feel the motion of the sea once more. Service was good, BUT I ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


First Australian cruise departing from Sydney 2022

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aussielil
10+ Cruises

As this was the first cruise after a two year break I booked this cruise on a whim and glad I did. The ship looked beautiful inside. The furniture and décor was bright and new looking. I think the ship may have been only 70% full due to Covid protocols which made it pleasant at the bars and much easier to find a seat to relax. We had lunch at Angelo's, Dragon Lady and Waterfront and ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Better than we anticipated

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BIWOZ
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

We have cruised with P&O Australia before, with mixed results, so we were a little hesitant about booking this cruise. But the price was outstanding and the OBC too good to refuse. Having just got off the Sun Princess a month before, we were immediately "at home" in our cabin (balcony, deck 11, forward). In fact, on waking up a couple of mornings I had to remind myself were on the Explorer and ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Better than expected

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emdeme
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We needed a break after a very busy year and decided to try a cruise for the first time. Not being sure what to expect, and not being sure if we would enjoy it, we were very pleasantly surprised that there were plenty of places to escape the crowds on the ship, the Pacific Explorer. We are both 60 ish and travelled as a couple without any children. During the cruise (8 nights) we did not feel ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


An okay experience

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Smilingearth
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Our family of 4 had a 5 nights cruise to Tasmania. Both the embarkation and disembarkation were quite smooth. The public area of the ship is nice, but the cabin shows its age. We had a inside cabin. This was the first time for me to be in an inside cabin, so can't compare with other ships, but to me it is really small and there was no room to store our suitcases. I enjoyed the food at Angelo, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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