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Cruise Critic's Review 3.5 out of 5+ star rating

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, ... read more

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Pacific Dawn Cruise Reviews: 79

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
PITIFUL by Denice Woods

I have cruised many times - 22 over the past 35 years. Having said this, my last cruise was 12 ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
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

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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+
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