Overview

Summary

The Pacific Dawn cruises from Brisbane year round primarily with South Pacific cruises to New Caledonia and Vanuatu but also offering Queenslanders short break cruises from Brisbane of 3 to 4 nights, perfect for that celebration or weekend getaway. With so much to do, you’ll welcome each morning on Pacific Dawn. Look out to sea from the observation deck, chill out in the three-storey atrium, test your courage at the P&O Edge Adventure park, roll the dice at the casino or dance the night away in The Dome. For more P&O cruises from Brisbane, also see the Pacific Aria.

THE PANTRY
Eat as many plates as you can and try all the flavours of the world at The Pantry, our interactive-style dining experience.

WATERSLIDES
Cool off on our fun waterslides!

WATERPARK
Play the day away with the kids at our interactive water features in the waterpark onboard.

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Relax & Unwind

If Pacific Dawn’s non-stop activities aren’t your cup of tea, perhaps we can interest you in an actual cup of tea? Or maybe a spot of retail therapy? Whether surrendering to sleep-ins, saying hello to the sunrise or even just reading a book as you inhale the fresh sea air, its the little moments of me time that make all the difference.

Aqua fitness
Take a class, use the gym, relax in the sauna or salute the sun. Keeping fit while floating is easy.

The Oasis
Leave your worries behind at The Oasis. It is just like it sounds-a happy, peaceful escape that is all about the downtime.

The Dome
Ascend high above the top deck to The Dome viewpoint. You will get the best view on the ship.

Pool Decks
Get closer to the sun and relax on one of the poolside lounges by our open-air top deck pools.

Aqua Spa
Relax, rejuvenate or get poolside fabulous. We have a range of utterly decadent and relaxing therapies at Aqua Spa.

Dining

What sets P&O Cruises Australia apart from other cruise lines? Our commitment to innovative, fresh and fantastic food – otherwise known as P&O’s Food Revolution. There’s a minimum of eight dining experiences onboard each ship, including the Pacific Dawn. From Australia’s only celebrity chef restaurant at sea to a room service snack at any time, there’s something for everyone.

Salt Grill by Luke Mangan
Exclusive to P&O, Salt grill the first Australian celebrity chef restaurant at sea. You’ll love this unforgettable dining experience.

Chef’s Table
Chef’s Table is a dinner you’ll never forget. An exclusive and private dining experience hosted by our Executive Chef.

Luna
Our ever popular Asian restaurant, Luna, offers spectacular banquet style menus rotating between a variety of Asian cuisines.

The Grill
Eat alfresco on the top deck at The Grill where the vibe is casual and the meals are mouth-watering.

Plantation Restaurant
Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner Plantation Restaurant offers an ever-changing selection.

Waterfront
With over 40 a la carte menu items for breakfast lunch and dinner Waterfront serves up both classic dishes and cutting edge cuisine.

Play

We have a world of activities for you to discover onboard the Pacific Dawn. From party nights to the P&O Edge Adventure Park, Kids Clubs to the adults-only Oasis – there’s something fun for everyone. Choose from over 60 activities onboard daily or choose to sit by the pool and do absolutely nothing at all. With P&O, the way you holiday is up to you.

flying Fox
Operating both day and night, have your turn to fly through the air and enjoy a bird’s eye view of all the action on top deck!

P&O Edge Adventure Park
P&O Edge Adventure Park is Australia’s largest adventure park at sea. Perfect for those after a serious dose of adrenaline!

Laser Tag
Tag, you’re it! Battle it out with friends and family during an all-ages game of laser tag.

Jackpot Bingo
Think you have lady luck on your side? Try your hand at Jackpot Bingo and you could win big.

Learn Something New
Always wanted to know how to make the perfect latte or dance the cha cha? With a range of classes onboard, we’ll teach you to master all sorts of skills!

Entertainment

The sun has gone down but the fun is by no means over yet. After dark get ready for live music, comedy, theme nights, production shows and more on the Pacific Dawn. And the best bit? No tickets or taxis required, the party’s all hear ready when you are.

Spectacular Shows
Dinner and a show will never be the same after a P&O cruise. Our original production shows keep you entertained.

Adults Only Sit Down Comedy Club
It’s a laugh-a-minute at the adults only sit-down comedy club, the perfect place to kick back and relax onboard.

Car Simulator
Drive a car, on a ship. Choose from our fast, faster and fastest race car simulators.

Casino
There are roulette and blackjack tables, gaming lessons for beginners and poker machines to bring even more luck to your cruise.

Big Screen
Big entertainment day or night. The Big Screen shows sporting events, movies and even Wii games.

Live Music
From acoustic duos to rocking four piece party bands, we have got a wide range of talented musicians playing live everyday.

Trivia & Game Show
Join in a round of trivia with friends or take part in one of our popular game shows.

Facts

  • Capacity: 1,546 Passengers
  • Decks: 11 guest decks
  • Length: 811ft/245m
  • Weight: 70,285 gross tonnage
  • Built: London, UK registration
  • Max Speed: 22.5 knots

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