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Pacific Dawn is a veteran cruise ship, designed by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano. It began its career back in 1991, cruising originally as Regal Princess, but as the Princess fleet grew, the ship was ...
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79 P&O Australia Pacific Dawn Cruise Reviews

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PITIFUL Denice Woods
08/14
I have cruised many times - 22 over the past 35 years. Having said this, my last cruise was 12 years ago from Fort ... Read more
We recently undertook a 9 night P & O cruise departing from Brisbane visiting the Island of Lifou, Port Vila, ... Read more
Never Again ckrken
06/14
This was my Bucket List after 35 years of marriage and raising 6 children, it was my time for being spoilt and have ... Read more
Had a great cruise. We have a 2 and 6 year old. When the 2 year old got tyred and started crying waiting in queues to ... Read more
Another P&O fail! Missmiaow
06/14
After our first P&O debacle where our room was double booked and the service lacked ...well, service! We were quite ... Read more
06/14
We were not sure what to expect after reading a few reviews of "Pacific Dawn", however, we were pleasantly surprised ... Read more
Fantastic time stardust2014
06/14
My first cruise and certainly wont be the last. Boarding the ship was good got our boarding number and sat down and ... Read more
This was my first "real" Cruise. My only other experience of onboard life was a rhine river cruise with Avalon Cruises ... Read more
We arrived at the port to find what must have been every one of the 2000 passengers waiting to board the ship so ... Read more
05/14
We did a B2B the first cruise was 10 days to PNG and the 2nd was 7 days along the QLD coast but due to bad weather we ... Read more
We travelled as a family of four and thoroughly enjoyed our cruise! We had an oceanview room on level 9 with four bunk ... Read more
05/14
(Honeymooners) My husband and I were supposed to do the great barrier reef discovery cruise but due to cyclone Ita it ... Read more
We have sailed 4 times on the Pacific Dawn, once on the Pacific Sun and once on Pacific Jewell since 2008. The services ... Read more
Never again on P&O sunnycoast123
04/14
In all the years I've been a member of Cruise Critic I have never written a disgruntled and poor review but this time, ... Read more
Not rated
04/14
Last Wednesday we joined Pacific Dawn for their PNG cruise – our first cruise. We did not know what to expect ... Read more
we had a $500 budget (plus $75 room credit you have allocated to you) we ended up spending $998. what to allow money ... Read more
Week Fantastic! simjabo72
03/14
My wife has always had major reservations about cruising but considering it was the year of my 40th birthday she ... Read more
Cruise card When you go through check in you get given a cruise card. You can set this up with either your credit ... Read more
Have not done a P&O before and won't again. Cabin (verandah) on deck 10 was fine and our cabin attendant was great, ... Read more
An Escape with Friends Determined34
01/14
Background Information - We picked this cruise as we were travelling with friends that enjoy a good meal and a glass ... Read more
Just got back from the Pacific Dawn's first cruise to Papua New Guinea. PNG is a great addition to the cruising agenda, ... Read more
09/13
Before I begin my review, I will apologize for my comparisons to Princess Cruises. We have sailed 4 times with Princess ... Read more
Embarkation was quick & trouble free as we had the help of staff at the terminal for my 86 yr old mum with her ... Read more
Firstly we has some rough weather, actually very rough, apparently very unusual for this time of the year. We were 3 ... Read more
P&O - NO NO NO joy margaret
04/13
We've been on seven cruises with four different lines and this was disappointing in comparison. Pacific Dawn - 7 ... Read more

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