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Pacific Dawn Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Beverage Package (Alcohol)

Review for Pacific Dawn to the South Pacific
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2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Mar 2018


Dining options were more than adequate.

My wife and I always found good varieties of choices from 'The Pantry' and from the restaurant menus.

Cabin Review

Cabin Interior (IA)

Neat and Clean, though we wiped it down with disinfectant wipes upon arrival (just in case).

Port Reviews


Very Good opportunity to see some local sites, take a swim, and explore a little on foot. Tour guide made it a very entertaining experience.

Port Vila

Very good volume of fish and variety of species to view underwater. Feeding fish during snorkelling was also provided and though unexpected, was a good way to bring in the fish for photos etc. Took a little to long to get to the dive point, considering it was so close to the ship.


This is an A-Grade S*%t-Hole destination, but a good opportunity to explore the bombed out buildings and surrounding neighbourhoods on foot. To be fair to Noumea though, our ship was in port during a public holiday so almost all of the township was closed and empty of locals, even for a tourist destination which seemed a bit odd. We had a nice spa with drinks on the ship whilst it was in port here, so we also got to see the place lite up at night from the comfort of the ships Oasis deck spa.


No excursion undertaken from our departure destination Brisbane, though very smooth and timely on-boarding and off-boarding whilst at Port.

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