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    3.0 (70)
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emdeme

emdemeNewcastle

  • 47 reviews
  • 1 like

First time cruisers

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Jonsnow

JonsnowSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 13 reviews

Woeful foold

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Everything was great except the food. Food was average at best and in the case of the offerings at "The Pantry" often disgusting. Simply dont understand how a company with a reputation like P&O can let their standards fall so low. We did the Christmas Cruise ex Brisbane 2019. Entertainment was great, staff good, vessel starting to look and feel shabby but she been sold off come February

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Terrible Experience

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Bernie Walsh

Bernie WalshSouth East Queensland, QLD

Great cruise, great food and friendly staff

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I have no idea why people have given negative reviews about the Aria. Maybe they expected the Queen Mary. If you're a snob then spend 3 times the amount on one that comes with your own butler.
My wife and I enjoyed our Christmas cruise to Vanuatu and Fiji immensely. The staff were very friendly and the food in all restaurants was first rate. The bed was super comfy.
The friends we made on board all loved it.
The only down side was the slow internet speed.
If you're thinking of a cruise then go on the Aria.
You will have a ball.

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ZanaH

ZanaHCanberra Central 2602, ACT

P&O Explorer Comedy Cruise

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Tulis

TulisSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 3 reviews

Was about to book until I read the review, thanks people

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got married 6 mths ago, haven't been on our honeymoon yet. decided we'll go on a cruise during the Xmas holiday period. wont do that now after reading your Reviews

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Dot. C

Dot. CCentral Queensland, QLD

Great cruise. Disappointing food.

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Denise

DeniseSydney, NSW

Horrible experience

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annemariew

annemariewGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

  • 2 reviews

False Advertising

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Be careful P&O are advertising cruises that aren't actually happening in Australia, they are taking your money then sending a confirmation email, which I received while still on the phone, advising my cruise had been cancelled.

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Draganotz

DraganotzSydney, NSW

  • 15 reviews

Once was enough

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carolina

carolinaSouth East Queensland, QLD

Very good experience

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Brian F

Brian FPearce 2607, ACT

  • 2 reviews

Like no place on earth, like hell!

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Shirley B.

Shirley B.North Queensland, QLD

  • 7 reviews

Great holiday

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This was our 2nd cruise and we travelled in January 2019. Hubby and I booked the romance package which is well worth the $200 it costs. Trip was great, service was always impeccable and couldnt fault at all. Room was great, perfect room location with great service in the room.

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Richard Holland

Richard HollandMELBOURNE

  • 3 reviews
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P&O Pacific Aria - Good & Bad

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Smelly, Bad Food, Tiny Coffin Like Rooms, Inappropriate Entertainment & Super Expensive On Board!

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Compaint

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I booked on the pacific eden for my 60th birthday January 2019 the only special service I got was a crap voucher to the spa that covered a condition treatment for my hair that I would have to pay and extra 15.00 and a crappy birthday msg on my door that was taken we are now booked on carnival for my friends daughters 30th we are already up graded I worked for Qantas as an international flight att from 1988 to 2003 you lot need to lift your game I wouldn't reccomend po to anyone

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Mercyfen

MercyfenHunter Region, NSW

Boring Cruise

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My sister told me how wonderful cruises were but had never been on a PNO. The weather wasn't great so we had to look for other things to do on board. In the 10 days only one movie was shown in the theatre in the afternoon. No games room. Had a trolley that was only available from 9-10 with all the same games. No afternoon tea. Thought we would go to high tea for something to do but they were charging $29 each where on other cruises its included. Gatsby night was around the stairs with no where to sit or put drinks and only played one song from that era. If u didn't want to sit and drink all day there was nothing to do. Spoke to heaps of people and 9 out of 10 felt the same way and would never cruise PNO again.

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Marg Schneider-Grall

Marg Schneider-GrallDarling Downs, QLD

Life Photography well worth the money

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Just got home from a cruise on the Aria! Just want to give Luis from Life Artist photography a mention. Even though the photos are more than I wanted to spend, I am so happy with the outcome. Well worth the money if you want portraits taken! Memories for life!

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Money grabbing

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Absolutely horrible company. Their crew are lovely. But massively underpaid. Everything on the cruise is overpriced and they will save money wherever they can. Especially at the expense of their passengers. I will never give a cent of my money to this terrible company again.

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Tanya

TanyaPeel, WA

  • 4 reviews
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Enjoyed through and through!

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Came back from a New Caledonia cruise, fantastic! The food, comfort, entertainment - everything was top notch! It is true we did not visit the two scheduled islands due to weather and a medical emergency (drunken passenger's fall), but it was beyond the crew's control.

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Questions & Answers

Roza

Rozaasked

Anyone know if the sea is rough in December on the Pacific Dawn 8 day Melbourne to Hobart cruise. Thanks

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Racquel D.

Racquel D.asked

Hi everyone!
We've booked a cruise on pacific aria in May and cant wait BUT I have a question.... Is the sauna and steam room onboard the aria free? If not does anyone know the cost to use them? Not keen on facials etc but do love a good steam and sauna.

Thanks in advance

Racquel

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Michelle Bourdot

Michelle Bourdotasked

What and are there any theme nights on the Dawn leaving Brisbane to Port Douglas 1st August 2020 ?

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