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P&O Australia Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
Ship
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

34

Very Good

32

Average

26

Poor

15

Terrible

17

Cruise type

Family Cruises

431

Senior Cruises

133

Romantic Cruises

124

Entertainment Cruises

117

First-Time Cruisers

92

124 P&O Australia Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


cruiselover0312 avatar

cruiselover0312

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Perfect Cruise

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My husband and I absolutely loved this ship. There were lots of entertainment and there was always something to do. If you are not into their activities, then you can spend your time eating at their amazing ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GansterAndMol

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Entertainment

We won this cruise for 2 at Gosford RSL so we started out ahead, included premium drinks package. After reading reviews here I upgraded our cabin from Ocean View Room to a balcony cabin as my wife is a late ...
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Sail Date September 2019


MickM43 avatar

MickM43

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

My Fiance bought this cruise for my 50th birthday. We departed from Singapore on 25/08/19. Singapore is a magnificent place by the way. The first thing we noticed was that the ship was not the gleaming white ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Markwylie3270

1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

True Cost of Cruising

The following includes some activities/pitfalls to avoid or be aware of on P&O cruises overall the Pacific Explorer was a fun ship with some great people looking after you but P&O need to supplement their discounted ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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TheTexan1984

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Just plain average

Here is the short version of my review. My longer detailed version is below. If you are a first time cruiser with no expectations and you are looking for an average cruise on an average ship with an average crew ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Ipreferprincess

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

We chose the Great Barrier reef 10 night discovery in a balcony room. The positives Housekeeping and entertainment were good with no issues. There are a few negatives The food particularly in the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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POcruisescgc

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Atrocious beds let down an otherwise great cruise

Exceeded expections: The choice of restaurants, quality of food and service was outstanding. The entertainment, shows and bands were exceptional - thoroughly enjoyable. The staff were wonderful, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


ELep avatar

ELep

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Pretty ship for a weekend away

We picked this for a cheapie weekend away, and to check out Pacific Explorer having traveled on Carnival Spirit twice for a total of 17 nights and RCI Voyager OTS for 9 nights. We have always had balconies and will ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Stanghi1970

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ship could do with a up grade

Hi just got back from a p&o cruise on the dawn I think it’s time the ship had a up grade the floor in my cabin felt not to stable and there was a real bad smell around the ship Food was always the same ...
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Sail Date March 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


AA101 avatar

AA101

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Perfect all round

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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gippslander

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Needs Improvement by Management

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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CinzReviewz

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Best idea ever! Even heading towards a cyclone ;)

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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harleyqu1nn

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very average

This was our first cruise (me and my partner). So a lot of things were new to us. For example, we were completely unaware of the credit card hold. Both of our credit cards were blocked because of repeated holds ...
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Sail Date March 2018


portcbob avatar

portcbob

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Nice 8 nights on the aria.

Embarked on pacific aria in the port of Brisbane. 1st time cruisers with p & o so went with a open mind. Not off to a good start as the ship was 6 hours delayed with a rudder problem. We visited ports of ...
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Sail Date September 2018


kamo63 avatar

kamo63

2 Reviews Written

Tongan discovery

We did this cruise to escape the winter in New Zealand. We are a middle aged couple. We have no children. This was our second cruise. The first was last year on Queen Victoria and going along the adriatic coast. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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leonkapa

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Very friendly and a happy ship

I recently took a 4 day cruise to the whitsundays and was impressed with service,friendliness on this cruise ,from the Maitre D' Karthik the exec chef Jose ,restaurant manager Philipe,head waiters and waiters. on ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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kosciuszko

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What An Eye Opener - Weren't We Surprised.

As a complete novice cruiser, I had no idea of what to expect. I had read quite a few forum comments and by the time we departed I was expecting the worst, cold food, poor service, an old shoddy boat and anything ...
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Sail Date July 2018


tebroc avatar

tebroc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Cruise Was Good But Big Problems With Food And Restaurant

I wanted to take my wife on her first cruise and decided on the 4 night Airlie beach getaway, it was also our anniversary on the second day of the cruise. Loved the ship and the staff were great. We were made to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Plopsy Cottontail

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Absolutely disappointing and a little tragic

Just to preface this review, we had previously cruised on the P & O Pacific Dawn 8 months ago out of Brisbane (Balcony room) on the 7 night Island Hopper and could not fault anything. It was brilliant. This time ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Michelle Penn avatar

Michelle Penn

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great affordable holiday!

We did 9 nights on the Pacific jewel to the south pacific. We had a great time! It was a great affordable holiday! The service was fantastic, the ship was very nice and well looked after. The live entertainment ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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1111Sunshine1111

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Last minute cruise; it was uplifting, healing, exciting and relaxing.

We had to cancel our 4x4 trip to the Simpson desert. I was looking forward to this trip , the car was ready and the bags was packed. Then my husband had to have an emergency hip replacement. This would have been ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Ukescapee

1 Review Written

Butlins-on-the-sea

My wife has always wanted to go on a cruise and I was never fussed so 4 nights, if we didn't like it, was doable. First mistake was doing everything online before we left as they had no records of our input at ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Chris63 avatar

Chris63

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Aria cruise

We have done 10 cruises before this, all small expensive boutique cruises. It was time for a short break and in desperation booked on the Aria for a seven night cruise. All the negative reviews and media did not ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Ja and Ma

3 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Affordable Luxury

We have cruised many times on various cruise lines including the Costa, Carnival, Celebrity, NCL and HAL almost always in a suite or penthouse product. This was our first time on a P and O. To be honest we have ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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