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Pacific Dawn Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Pacific Dawn to the South Pacific
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jan 2019
Traveled with children

As our previous cruise with P & O was so enjoyable. This one was unpleasant cost a lot more, duty free was cheper in Australia. Don't travel with them. Not enough room in the comon areas for any type of entertainment. All shore excursions very expensive if you book on line shore tours at least 50% less.

Very noisy are only catering for the party crowd who will buy there over priced cocktails.

Don't waste you time or money find another cruise line.

Cabin Review

Cabin Mini suite

Very noisy into the early hours of the morning. Torn bedding on bed. Staff in cabins and restaurants very helpfull. Panty no trays to place your food so have to go to multiple places one plate at a time if you could find a table to sit at. You need someone to stay at the table or you food would be gone and some else sitting there. Ships water was tainted, tasted odd and gave everyone the runs within an hour. So no water unless bottled no tea or coffee. Ships officer never spoke to any passenger I saw. Very old and it shows in the paint work and amount of rust on the interior and exterior. This was a totally different experience to our last cruise with P & O where even the Commadore spoke to every passenger he pasted and so did every officer. Standard where much higher in quality of meals and all in all a much better experience. I do not recommend P & O now as they are.

Port Reviews

Port Vila

The Bali of the South Pacfic I heard some refer to it that way I have never been to Bali but my daughter has and she it did remind her of Bali. Could not find any locally made crafts all seem to be made in China.


Shore tours too long and expensive with children

Island and people lovely.

On board Experiance they are always trying to get more money from you gambling, shopping, watersldes, flying fox facials, massages ect, even a simple ice cream had to be paid for.

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