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P&O Australia Cruise Reviews

P&O Australia
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1,376 P&O Australia Cruise Reviews


Lizrog avatar

Lizrog

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

It Was Fun Just Different

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For context this was our 5th cruise. We have sailed on Holland America's Maasdam ( Southern Carribean), Carnival Breeze (Mediterranean), Royal Caribbean Navigator Of The Seas (Mediterranean) and Ovation OTS( New ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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drich1962

1 Review Written

10 day PNG cruise

The cruise in general was very good and we were happy with the entertainment, activities and food - our cabin staff worked very hard and so did the cruise director. Due the corona virus we missed 2 ports which was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Claireoncruise

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Some highlights but food and service a let down

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Caszie87

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great service on an average cruise

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. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BIWOZ

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Better than we anticipated

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Dusty999

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Staff, food very average

My daughter had been on Carnival and Princess Cruises. She wanted us all to go on one together. A lovely ship with the majority of staff that were just so friendly. Room decor a bit dated and the windows had ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mary Faith

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Nothing good about tit!

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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emdeme

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Better than expected

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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IanRoss

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rusting old ship

The crew we met complained about working long hours and receiving poor pay in return. The entertainment was rubbish with the singers obviously miming and the theatre was very cold. We were in cabin 11195 but ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Smilingearth

1 Review Written

An okay experience

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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deanv2

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

P&O Nightmare

We booked a 3 day Cruise (W964) on the Pacific Dawn for our 30 year Wedding Anniversary, which became our worst holiday experience ever. My wife and I were really looking forward to this. My Wife has a number ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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LBondzulic

1 Review Written

First time Cruisers

This was our first cruise ever. We decided to take the plunge, so to speak, and try a short 3 night getaway as a sampler. Our first impressions were quite good. We were happy with our cabin (mini suite) and the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mbsant

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A relaxing 3 night birthday cruise with friends

We chose this cruise because it was short and served as a ‘taster’ for first time cruising experience. I felt the welcome and wait staff was excellent, as was the overall organisation of the boarding, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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HollygirlPNG

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ordinary

Chose this ship as going to PNG with friends. Most staff were very friendly and helpful however difficult to understand at times - especially announcements from the bridge. Food was very average - some dishes ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Ozhawk

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Average

We chose this as a 3 day Xmas cruise with friends and due to that we had a great time. A great time that had little to do with the ship and the facilities. Toilet blocked as we left the ship and the poor room ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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drunkoncruisers

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Not worth the money

Our group of friends found a good deal for a cruise and not many of us had been on one before so we took a shot at it. We found the rooms to be quite small but very clean and comfortable. Everything looked great at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cruiselover0312

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Perfect Cruise

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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cody57

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

South Pacific break

We were offered this cruise at a great price we like the P & O dining arrangements and love the entertainment. The prices of duty free also equaled the best at port which was a real bonus, that left more time for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Exo999

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Awesome 1st cruise for us as a couple

This was our first cruise, just myself and my partner. It was the Fiji Adventure 12 night cruise, sailing on the Pacific Aria. We stayed on deck 6, in cabin 6023, a sort of oceanview cabin but the view looked ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Donald lumby

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good they're getting rid of it

Me and the wife chose this cruise because the ship sailed from brisbane and we took our kids with us so it worked for us to sail on aria. As my review title stated good that p and o are getting rid of this ship in ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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testert

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

A very good cruise experience

I chose this cruise primarily because it was going to Papua New Guinea (PNG). It was a destination I always wanted to go to and this cruise certainly didn't disappoint. Before I start on my own review, I like ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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disnails

1 Review Written

Very disappointed

We have sailed 2X with Pacific Aria and now did our second trip with the Dawn due to the kids section as we took our son and his family with us which made it their 1st cruise and our 4th cruise. Needless to say the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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fnryan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Misrepresented in Adverts

My partner booked this cruise as a gift. He booked a mini suite (with a balcony) and included the premium drinks package. The ship is old, tired and dirty. Completely inadequate for 2000 people to be able to spend ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ZanaH

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

P&O Explorer Comedy Cruise

IN THIS REVIEW: Kids Club, Dining, On Board Credit, Pools, Comedy Shows, Shopping, Cabins, Service. Being that it was our first time doing a cruise, we decided to do a weekend cruise for a feel. What better ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Pirateexplorer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wow beyond our expectations

We booked this cruise for a 50th birthday. 4 girls shared a 4 berth room on deck 5 & 2 girls shared a balcony room. Embarkation was very smooth, recommend choosing the early embarkation time so you have time to ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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