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P&O Australia South Pacific Cruise Reviews

Entree at waterfront
Entree at Waterfront.
After just going under the harbour bridge - largest ship ever - only fitted by 2m!
Extra specials that you get with the romance package
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Save your money and go on a quality ship

Review for Pacific Adventure to South Pacific

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Jaycee21
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first P&O cruise. The photos of the newly refurbished ship were impressive but once on board, it looked very different to the photos. The refurbished carpets & bars were beautiful however they should have at the very least recarpeted the whole ship. Mismatched dagggy old carpets throughout hallways, foyers and staterooms joined onto the new carpet which made the refurbishment ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Never again.

Review for Pacific Encounter to South Pacific

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Pawilly
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

As we had not cruised for some years because of Covid, we desired to revist Noumea and Port Vila. The ship whilst old was in good shape, apart from some blocked toilets and non-functioning elevators. The food was average, and the menus weren't changed daily as has been the case on every other cruise line with which we have sailed. The drinks prices were exhorbitant and P&O should follow ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Don’t waste your money!

Review for Pacific Explorer to South Pacific

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Tony1961
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Was hesitant in booking with P&O but thought since all the problems with Covid they would be on the front foot so to speak in attracting customers to their cruise line. Having been on 10+ cruises with other cruise lines…Carnival, Royal Caribbean etc, etc I don’t expect 5 star accommodation or dining. I would be totally happy with a 3 star experience. I must say this cruise was 1 star at ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Ship looks good on the outside, but wait until you step on board. This review is brutal but honest.

Review for Pacific Adventure to South Pacific

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Grahamc321
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise as it had been 2019 since our last cruise. Embarkation was great. It only took us less than 20 minutes from the time we arrived at the passenger terminal til the time that we were on the ship. Our only criticism of the boarding process was the fact that P&O did not require proof of our covid status. This means that guests could board with Covid-19. Despite the fact that ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


5 Days from Sydney to Hobart and return

Review for Pacific Explorer to South Pacific

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Astro Boy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

3rd trip on Explorer since start up..so was interested to see how it had changed. Ship has rust all over hull and is a bad site to see, must be short of paint and staff I guess. We were to go to Port Arthur but weather stopped this so had two days in Hobart, and yes weather was not so good on second day with showers and wind especially in the morning, luckily first day not so bad so most ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Comedy cruise review - maiden voyage

Review for Pacific Adventure to South Pacific

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davo67
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My girlfriend and I were lucky enough to be part of Pacific Adventure's maiden voyage. (Well maiden with P&O as she was purchased from Princess and is about 20 years old.) I originally booked this "Comedy Cruise" 2 1/2 years ago and just missed going on it due to "the Rona". I think we were the first of the cancellations. So was fantastic to be able to finally take the cruise and get out on the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


First International cruise from Brisbane

Review for Pacific Encounter to South Pacific

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Astro Boy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our 4th Cruise on Encounter since restart. We loved our cruise to PNG few years back on P&O and this one was just as good ( except one island short of last). The main reason was the same as last, the people you meet and make friends with on this cruise. Updates since last trip on ship - Julie the cruise director has gone to Adventure I believe, and Christiaan has progressed up from ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Worst cruise we have ever been on, terrible food and entertainment

Review for Pacific Encounter to South Pacific

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Ilovecruisingtheworld2022
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We choose this cruise as we had heard great things about P&O and wanted to explore PNG. Unlike we were so disappointed from the moment we stepped on board. We were on the 14th floor and the entire hallway was filled with black mould and smells so toxic. The ship is so old and has had no maintenance in years. There is rust, old paint, old carpet everywhere. The balcony room is tiny with only one ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Traveled with disabled person


4 days with friend

Review for Pacific Explorer to South Pacific

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david the pirate
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is our second cruise on this ship since Covid (although we had been on it many times under the Princess flag) We knew what to expect and the experience was similar to our last voyage except this one had a pot day. Food offering was similar to the June cruise, however the MDR food was hot. The choices were the same but I found the meal was more enjoyable by have more of the appetisers and ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Trying hard but hardly working ( for me)

Review for Pacific Encounter to South Pacific

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BalconyBest
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

In short: P & O rethink the smoking on the ship, get it away from Oasis space Advise people that services aren’t available before they get on the ship When refurbishing rooms check the water stains, and fridges. Check your own paperwork before talking to the customer. Was so looking forward to this cruise after COVID, but have been slightly disappointed. Booked the Mini-suite and ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


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