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P&O Pacific Dawn

P&O Pacific Dawn

3.3 from 419 reviews

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  • Trip Length7.929 days
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Jonsnow

JonsnowSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 13 reviews

Woeful foold

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Everything was great except the food. Food was average at best and in the case of the offerings at "The Pantry" often disgusting. Simply dont understand how a company with a reputation like P&O can let their standards fall so low. We did the Christmas Cruise ex Brisbane 2019. Entertainment was great, staff good, vessel starting to look and feel shabby but she been sold off come February

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Terrible Experience

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Dot. C

Dot. CCentral Queensland, QLD

Great cruise. Disappointing food.

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carolina

carolinaSouth East Queensland, QLD

Very good experience

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It's what you make it!

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Re: drink packages

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What a joke, $80 a day extra for drinks. With 4 children, what would you like them to drink all day??? The extra cost is rediculous. You just lost $22 000 in a family booking, lucky for us we read the fine print.

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Jo

JoGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

  • 2 reviews
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Never, ever again

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If I could give no stars I would. I will never travel P&O again and we don’t even set sail until next week. This company has no interest in helping or trying to accommodate their passengers. I have an elderly mother that requires a walk in shower. Would not upgrade would not consider a room change to help. So at point now if something happens to my mother and she hurts herself I will take legal action.

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Chris B.

Chris B.Litchfield, NT

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Old and tired.

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Megan

MeganSouth East Queensland, QLD

Never use the hairdresser

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went To day spa to have hair coloured and cut - he absolutely butchered my hair. Complained the next day after washing and styling myself. Apologetic and asked if I wanted him to fix it. No thanks after what he did. Manager never contacted me. Sent an email when I arrived home and offered $250 in compensation. It has never arrived even after sending 2 more messages. They don’t care at all. Never again. Also told no charge to go to Iririki Island to go snorkeling, when we arrived on the Island we were out of pocket around $70.00. Dosn’t cost the staff anything so that is why they tell you to go there as they get kick backs over there.

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Yvonne T.

Yvonne T.Wide Bay-Burnett, QLD

Never again

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This was my third cruise and we made it 14 day one out to Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Noumea. The quality of the food in the Waterfront restaurant has certainly gone down hill and we where not the only ones to note this. The breakfast menu stayed the same for 2 weeks. If you wanted to eat in the Pantry you had to time it right just to get seating. I have never seen so many wheelie walkers and walking sticks in my life it was like being in a nursing home. Will I cruise again probably not, I guess its just not for everyone.

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Had a great time on the Bounty Cruise 15 to 29th June, 2019

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We had the best room steward with Thamel and Dion cabin 8174, our dining room stewards Cecep and Rachel were wonderful, special mention to Daenielle, Annabel, Maddy, Annie Lizzing and Tina.
Everything was great, Louie was the best sports co-ordinator, great personality.
We had a wonderful time thank you.

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Gillian

GillianSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews

Best holiday

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Best holiday, great food great service especially Ivan waterfront restaurant, comfortable beds great entertainment very relaxing but fun as well. Love the rooms easy embankment on and off salt restaurant was awesome. My 5th cruise with p@0

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Chris

ChrisCanberra 2600, ACT

10 day’s on a leaky boat

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Les T

Les TSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews

Worst holiday ever

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Cabin, cabin staff and good water pressure in shower, a couple of good shows were the only positives on this 4 day cruise to Whitsundays. The ship is old and tired, food disgusting in the pantry, very difficult to find a seat and tables not cleared, queued for everything. Very rude and unfriendly passengers. Went On the Explorer last year and it was a great experience.

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John H

John HSouth East Queensland, QLD

Disappointing...Dawn is getting very tired

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Laura

LauraSouth East Queensland, QLD

Just one question

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I absolutely loved my P&O cruise, however I just can't get over the fact the sign in the shower saying "check water temperature before getting in" yet not one sign on the balcony saying "do not climb on rails, or don't jump overboard". I mean if people are dumb enough to jump into a scalding hot shower, wouldn't they also need to be told that they probably shouldn't climb on the balcony rails of ship too? Especially when it's stationary and would probably make a good diving board.


morrisons4306

morrisons4306South East Queensland, QLD

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Not Good this time round.

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Letty

LettySouth East Queensland, QLD

With the right attitude and a few hacks you will have a good time

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Julie

JulieSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 3 reviews

It was ok. Go on it with the right attitude and you'll enjoy it. Never compare with Royal Caribbean.

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DJ01

DJ01Toowoomba

  • 6 reviews

TERRIBLE!! Don’t book with this company, DONT RUIN your holidays- honest opinion.

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Roza

Rozaasked

Anyone know if the sea is rough in December on the Pacific Dawn 8 day Melbourne to Hobart cruise. Thanks

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Michelle Bourdot

Michelle Bourdotasked

What and are there any theme nights on the Dawn leaving Brisbane to Port Douglas 1st August 2020 ?

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Dean L.

Dean L.asked

Were can you smoke on Pacific dawn

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There is a designated smoking area on the lido deck.


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