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"This is my second Cruise and the other one was on the Sea Princess. I thought I would compare both Cruise Lines in this review. Last week I went on the 7 day Island Hop with P&O and last year I did 14 nights..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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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)


Pacific Dawn Brisbane to Singapore - Pre Refurb August 2019

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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Cruisin Chestys

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Our 1st ever cruise was some 10/12 years ago on P&O Pacific Star. Well, haven't things changed (for the better). We were very happy with the offering from P&O and in particular the crew on board the ship. They were a credit to the Company and although the ship is an older vessel (certainly showing external signs of age) the vibe on board was friendly and efficient and the crew appeared (primarily) ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

2 Helpful Votes


Enjoyable cruise

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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Zinio

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We enjoyed this cruise very much, partly because it was our first time to New Guinea but perhaps also because (this being our fifth cruise on 'the Dawn') our expectations regarding this old tub were blunted long ago (I say it fondly). Though built in 1990 and last refurbished in 2017, she looks about my age (70 this year). We're both a bit tired and very wrinkled. To begin with, there were ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

27 Helpful Votes


Brisbane to PNG (5 ports) and return.

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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Astro Boy

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first cruise on the Dawn ( been on all the others), was a bit worried as other people had reported it as a bad experience. However, I was very satisfied. We were lucky with the weather and got ashore all ports, P&O organized some lectures on board which was very interesting. Alotau - been twice previously, there isn't really much to see there. There was two new places to go ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

48 Helpful Votes


Whitsunday Cruise

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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lthom23

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We were pleasantly surprised by the Pacific Dawn. We had a balcony, which was very small but the outlook was great. The cabins were clean and had usual 3 star amenities liquid soap, shampoo/conditioner and tissues. The cabin stewards were very helpful and friendly. On the cruise we mainly ate at the Waterfront Restaurant and there was always enough choice. Always remember the kitchens are in the ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

2 Helpful Votes


Pacific Dawn Useful Info

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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Jennifer Bar

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I can write a million things that you can find in a lot of other places but I would prefer to give you some info that you might not find elsewhere. Laundry: Pacific Dawn has 2 self serve laundry's on decks 5 and 10. They take $1 coins and it is $3 wash and $3 Dry. They also have irons in these rooms as well which (I think) are free. this price is current as at 18/08/18 Fridge: The rooms have ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

14 Helpful Votes


Very friendly and a happy ship

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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leonkapa

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I recently took a 4 day cruise to the whitsundays and was impressed with service,friendliness on this cruise ,from the Maitre D' Karthik the exec chef Jose ,restaurant manager Philipe,head waiters and waiters. on deck 10 bar is very good atmosphere and enjoyed afternoon drinks,the bars are good but drinks are very pricy $16 for long island tea?? Chefs table was good food was good and portion ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

15 Helpful Votes


First Time Cruisers

Review for Pacific Dawn to South Pacific

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Vicevs

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We chose this cruise as a taste tester to see if we liked and could handle cruising. Being our first experience we went with an open mind. We got a cabin on Deck 5 toward the front of the ship. Our Room Stewart Martin was great, serviced our room well. The meals/food on the ship were great. I particularly liked the Waterfront Restaurant. Meals there were nicely presented and tasted good. ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

1 Helpful Vote


Comedy Cruise

Review for Pacific Dawn to Australia & New Zealand

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muliama

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We wanted a break after the exhaustion of Christmas and New Year. A short comedy cruise seemed to fit the bill. Pros.....our superb cabin - see below; the comedy acts; the speciality restaurants; Cons.....bogan, unruly, loud, ill mannered adults. The zillions of kids were great in comparison! The ship has been extensively refurbished and seems to work, except the atrium and main public ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Departure Port: Port Canaveral (Orlando)

13 Helpful Votes


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