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3.5 Editor's 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, the ship was ...
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101 P&O Australia Pacific Dawn Cruise Reviews

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Our initial impressions weren't great. There was a lot of queuing up to get through before we boarded. Then we got a ... Read more
This was my second cruise with P & O Australia and my first on the Pacific Dawn, having previously sailed on the ... Read more
Week Fantastic! simjabo72
6/12
My wife has always had major reservations about cruising but considering it was the year of my 40th birthday she ... Read more
We have just returned from our first cruise (2 adults, 2 children 11 & 16 yo) staying in a four birth cabin. CABIN: ... Read more
In short -- we had a great time. The longer story - This was our sixth cruise but our first with P&O and we were a ... Read more
Our first Cruise NatCruze
5/12
We had a wonderful time on our first ever cruise. Yes, we have nothing to compare it to but we had a great time. We ... Read more
4/12
Having been on over 25 cruises with P&O, P&O Australia and Princess cruises, I find myself at the bottom of the barrel ... Read more
Fun time ! Toofwesss
2/12
I feel a lot of the things being said on here about the Pacific Dawn are quite harsh. I've seen many reviews ... Read more
2/12
As is the case with many reviews, this review will not cover competing brands or make comparing or contrasting comments ... Read more
Yesterday we arrived home from a fantastic holiday with our 22mth old darling son (hereafter refereed to as DS)on the ... Read more
We did the 'Week Tropique' Cruise starting in Brisbane and sailing up the Australian coast to Port Douglas and back. ... Read more
Checkin was easy and the line moved really quickly. The cabins are bigger and our steward was there to greet us on ... Read more
Pacific Dawn Holiday Professional
12/11
If you are looking for a cruise company that cares about its customers P&O Pacific Dawn is the one company you should ... Read more
This was our 6th cruise - we've done four with Princess and this was our second with P&O. We went on the 'Week ... Read more
My previous cruise was a transatlantic crossing on Queen Mary 2. Friends warned me that a P&O cruise would be ... Read more
Because of work commitments my husband and I had separate holidays this year. He went to Malaysia with his mother for a ... Read more
10/11
Pacific Dawn 1/10-5/10/11, This is my 2nd P&O Australia cruise and the other being a short food & wine on The ... Read more
Background: We're 60 year old Australians with only 8 previous cruises with which to compare. This cruise was ... Read more
this will be short n sweet. But we travelled with our two young children aged 5 & 6 at the time. We flew to Brisbane ... Read more
Week Fantastique Sunset Waves
7/11
Week Fantastique. July 9th to July 16, 2011. *Brisbane * Noumea * Lifou * Port Vila * Brisbane. By Cassie ... Read more
All in all I enjoyed the cruise on the Pacific Dawn. It was very relaxing, but I did spend more time in my cabin than I ... Read more
Having traveled on this ship now 5 times I personally would never step foot on it again it is looking tired and nothing ... Read more
Background I have done 24 cruises and cruised on P&O on 3 previous occasions, with all the rest of my cruises ... Read more
Pacific Dawn: P&O Australia. Sail date 21st May 2011, 11 nights New Caledonia & Vanuatu. After reading past ... Read more
5/11
On the 30th of April 2011, I stepped foot onboard the pacific dawn. Would I do it again? OF COURSE! It was a fantastic ... Read more

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