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Pacific Islands, 7 Night Cruise, Pacific Dawn
"Here’s my experience! :) I’m 24 and this was my first cruise and my first time going out of Australia. I went with my two best friends, one whom had already been on the same cruise, and the other had already..."Read More
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It Was Fun Just Different

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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Lizrog

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

For context this was our 5th cruise. We have sailed on Holland America's Maasdam ( Southern Carribean), Carnival Breeze (Mediterranean), Royal Caribbean Navigator Of The Seas (Mediterranean) and Ovation OTS( New Zealand). This was our first cruise with P&O Australia. My wife and I and 2 friends sailed to Papua New Guinea on February 22 out of Brisbane for 10 days. At this time travel ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

1 Helpful Vote


10 day PNG cruise

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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drich1962

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

The cruise in general was very good and we were happy with the entertainment, activities and food - our cabin staff worked very hard and so did the cruise director. Due the corona virus we missed 2 ports which was dissappointing and P&O said that we were not going to be offered any compensation which I was not happy about. Many other passengers had received room credits in the past when these have ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)


Rusting old ship

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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IanRoss

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The crew we met complained about working long hours and receiving poor pay in return. The entertainment was rubbish with the singers obviously miming and the theatre was very cold. We were in cabin 11195 but couldn’t use the miniscule balcony as there was water leaking from the water slide above. The furniture on the balcony was filthy and paint was splashed over it and the glass doors. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

2 Helpful Votes


P&O Nightmare

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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deanv2

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We booked a 3 day Cruise (W964) on the Pacific Dawn for our 30 year Wedding Anniversary, which became our worst holiday experience ever. My wife and I were really looking forward to this. My Wife has a number of health issues which have become increasingly worse in recent years, in particular - she suffers from chronic and debilitating anxiety and depression issues. She also has chronic ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

15 Helpful Votes


First time Cruisers

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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LBondzulic

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

This was our first cruise ever. We decided to take the plunge, so to speak, and try a short 3 night getaway as a sampler. Our first impressions were quite good. We were happy with our cabin (mini suite) and the service, once we entered the ship, was good however, we felt that a few simple things could have been done differently which would have made a big difference. The spa's at the Oasis deck ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)


A relaxing 3 night birthday cruise with friends

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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mbsant

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was short and served as a ‘taster’ for first time cruising experience. I felt the welcome and wait staff was excellent, as was the overall organisation of the boarding, activities and disembarkment. To my taste, some of the food especially the dishes containing meat products, in The Watermark restaurant, as well as The Pantry counter style foods (both ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

3 Helpful Votes


Average

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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Ozhawk

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this as a 3 day Xmas cruise with friends and due to that we had a great time. A great time that had little to do with the ship and the facilities. Toilet blocked as we left the ship and the poor room steward had to clean up.....continuous noises from the toilet all the time in the cabin over the 3 days until it gave up. The staff are excellent and always had a smile ( God knows why), the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

4 Helpful Votes


Very disappointed

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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disnails

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We have sailed 2X with Pacific Aria and now did our second trip with the Dawn due to the kids section as we took our son and his family with us which made it their 1st cruise and our 4th cruise. Needless to say the kids play area was too cold for the kids so there were hardly any kids in there, the main pool was very dangerous as it just went down so he couldn't swim in there as hot tubs just too ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

Traveled with children


Misrepresented in Adverts

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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fnryan

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My partner booked this cruise as a gift. He booked a mini suite (with a balcony) and included the premium drinks package. The ship is old, tired and dirty. Completely inadequate for 2000 people to be able to spend time in the main deck. The only pool on the ship is tiny and dominated by splashing kids. The person on pool guard did not control this well. Most of the movies were catered to kids. A ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

1 Helpful Vote


Pacific dawn

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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GabbyW13

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

We went on this 7 night cruise with our two young children (2 &3) it said family friendly and plenty to do etc. Cons- I wouldn't bother taking little kids on this cruise ship there wasnt much for small kids to do they couldn't do any of the activities, turtle cove was good but have to leave the kids there and go and some kids don't like to be left with strangers. There was messy play which ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

Traveled with children

2 Helpful Votes


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