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We live in the Gold Coast, and all of the stops that were made, we thought we were having a deja vu moment back in the Gold Coast. The places we got off (Airlie Beach and Yorkeys Knob) were nothing special at all, and not worth spending time on. The staff were friendly - some a little TOO friendly. Sometimes, when finished with room service, we would find towels missing. We understand that nature cannot be tamed; however, the ship rocked and swayed too much for what is supposed to be a stable ship. Luckily, we had a room in the middle of the ship, so the swaying was survivable. However, whenever I stepped out a few metres from my room, the swaying was severe enough to send me dashing back. This was only for the starting days of departure, and when we were returning back to Brisbane. For several days after the landing of the ship, two of three family members felt like they were still swaying on land from the horrendous waves. The cabins and deck were satisfying. The cabins had comfortable space, and there was a window where we could see the ocean clearly. On the deck, there were beach chairs we could lounge on, while watching the ocean. Entertainment was also satisfying. The performance shows and magic shows were very entertaining. Although there were good points and bad points to our stay on the ship, the stops at Airlie Beach and Yorkeys Knob and the horrendous swaying of the ship ruined the experience for us.

Stops were boring.

Pacific Dawn Cruise Review by mambo22

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We live in the Gold Coast, and all of the stops that were made, we thought we were having a deja vu moment back in the Gold Coast. The places we got off (Airlie Beach and Yorkeys Knob) were nothing special at all, and not worth spending time on.

The staff were friendly - some a little TOO friendly.

Sometimes, when finished with room service, we would find towels missing.

We understand that nature cannot be tamed; however, the ship rocked and swayed too much for what is supposed to be a stable ship. Luckily, we had a room in the middle of the ship, so the swaying was survivable. However, whenever I stepped out a few metres from my room, the swaying was severe enough to send me dashing back. This was only for the starting days of departure, and when we were returning back to Brisbane. For several days after the landing of the ship, two of three family members felt like they were still swaying on land from the horrendous waves.

The cabins and deck were satisfying. The cabins had comfortable space, and there was a window where we could see the ocean clearly. On the deck, there were beach chairs we could lounge on, while watching the ocean.

Entertainment was also satisfying. The performance shows and magic shows were very entertaining.

Although there were good points and bad points to our stay on the ship, the stops at Airlie Beach and Yorkeys Knob and the horrendous swaying of the ship ruined the experience for us.
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