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Cruise Critic's Review 3.5 out of 5+ star rating
Pacific Dawn is a veteran cruise ship, sailing with a new name and a new lease on life. Designed by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano, the ship began its career back in 1991, cruising originally ... read more
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Pacific Dawn Cruise Reviews: 78

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The good, the bad and helpful tips by Flatulator

We recently undertook a 9 night P & O cruise departing from Brisbane visiting the Island of ... continue

South Pacific 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
Never Again by ckrken

This was my Bucket List after 35 years of marriage and raising 6 children, it was my time for ... continue

South Pacific 06/14 1.0 out of 5+
Great cruise for young family by edaw1

Had a great cruise. We have a 2 and 6 year old. When the 2 year old got tyred and started crying ... continue

South Pacific 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
Excellent cruise by tomtank

We were not sure what to expect after reading a few reviews of "Pacific Dawn", however, we were ... continue

South Pacific 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
Fantastic time by stardust2014

My first cruise and certainly wont be the last.

Boarding the ship was good got our ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
Pacific Dawn looks good - from 500metres through dark Sunnies ! by fukungpanda

This was my first "real" Cruise. My only other experience of onboard life was a rhine river ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Not the standard I expected by Anbax1

We arrived at the port to find what must have been every one of the 2000 passengers waiting to ... continue

South Pacific 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Another P&O fail! by Missmiaow

After our first P&O debacle where our room was double booked and the service lacked ...well, ... continue

Blank 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
B2B on Pacific Dawn by AU76

We did a B2B the first cruise was 10 days to PNG and the 2nd was 7 days along the QLD coast but ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Wasn't for us! by nc4dm

(Honeymooners) My husband and I were supposed to do the great barrier reef discovery cruise but ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
P & O Australia Cutting Services by coastcashier

We have sailed 4 times on the Pacific Dawn, once on the Pacific Sun and once on Pacific Jewell ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
Never again on P&O by sunnycoast123

In all the years I've been a member of Cruise Critic I have never written a disgruntled and poor ... continue

South Pacific 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
PNG - our first cruise by davidle

Last Wednesday we joined Pacific Dawn for their PNG cruise – our first cruise. We did not ... continue

Asia 04/14 Not Rated
Pacific Island Hopper, a great first experience. by bsfa13

We travelled as a family of four and thoroughly enjoyed our cruise! We had an oceanview room on ... continue

South Pacific 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
everything i would have like to have known by Heinricy

we had a $500 budget (plus $75 room credit you have allocated to you) we ended up spending $998. ... continue

South Pacific 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
P & O Pacific Dawn – Pacific Island Hopper 7 Nights (Noumea, Maré a by Lease13

Cruise card

When you go through check in you get given a cruise card. You can set this ... continue

South Pacific 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Sorry P&O you missed the boat!!! by nerichow

Have not done a P&O before and won't again. Cabin (verandah) on deck 10 was fine and our ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
P&O Pacific Dawn maiden cruise to PNG by kasr

Just got back from the Pacific Dawn's first cruise to Papua New Guinea. PNG is a great addition ... continue

South Pacific 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR by CHAMPERS1

GOOD CRUISE BUT COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER

... continue
South Pacific 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
An Escape with Friends by Determined34

Background Information - We picked this cruise as we were travelling with friends that enjoy a ... continue

Cruise to Nowhere 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Not the way I wanted my Mum to experience her first cruise by rayrob56

Contrary to the selections I was forced to make to do this review we actually left from Brisbane ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 06/13 3.0 out of 5+
Pacific Dawn - Island Hopper by Wattle

Bad Weather did not spoil our cruise.

... continue
South Pacific 06/13 5.0 out of 5+
P&O - NO NO NO by joy margaret
Pacific Dawn - a ship that should have faded into the sunset! ... continue
Australia & New Zealand 04/13 3.0 out of 5+
Disappointing Cruise by jkrfun
Fell far below our expectations, significantly lacking minimum basics we expected ... continue
South Pacific 02/13 2.0 out of 5+
Great Entertainment but 3 Star Ship by Gladdy Girl
Just came back from 7 night cruise to South Pacific Islands... Pacific Dawn is a fun ship to be on ... continue
South Pacific 01/13 4.0 out of 5+
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