Embark on a magnificent family adventure on Pacific Dawn

Magnificently designed to enhance relaxation for the parents and maximise excitement for the kids, a Pacific Dawn cruise is a near-perfect experience for the entire family. This marvellous P&O cruise ship is feature filled with thrilling waterslides and a sensational waterpark, a plethora of solid dining options with most being included in the passenger fare, as well as spacious lounges and bars that often host entertaining games and activities. Boasting fresh and newly designed interiors, a Pacific Dawn voyage has never been more enticing. Start planning your next amazing holiday today by hopping on a P&O Pacific Dawn cruise!

Whether you want to escape to a lovely remote island or an exotic local hideaway, a P&O Pacific Dawn cruise can take you there. The charming P&O cruise ship offers fantastic itineraries that ensures to accommodate every style of travel and occasion. Avid travellers can go on South Pacific cruises taking guests to idyllic locales such as Noumea, Isle of Pines, and Port Denarau. P&O cruises on Pacific Dawn also feature Australia cruises in addition to New Zealand cruises, sailing through awe-inspiring coastlines and making ports of call into must-see destinations. Alternatively, Pacific Dawn also offers three or four-night Sea Break or Comedy cruises, perfect for those seeking a shorter jaunt or a fun-filled long weekend away from home.

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P&O Pacific Dawn Accommodation options

P&O has created a remarkable range of well-appointed Pacific Dawn rooms and cabins designed for every member of the family. Accommodation is split into either staterooms or suites, all wonderfully designed and fitted with everything you might need for a great trip to places like the South Pacific. For guests who plan on spending a majority of their holiday either exploring the ship or joining various shore excursions, the Pacific Dawn Inside stateroom is by far the best choice. The Oceanview stateroom elevates any experience with a large window providing stunning views of the sea. A Pacific Dawn Balcony stateroom is simply the best choice available for cruise passengers who appreciate privacy through the inclusion of a private balcony.

Pacific Dawn suites build upon the wonderful selection of staterooms with the inclusion of quality features, enhanced space, and useful complimentary services. For those who want to have a taste of luxury on the seas such as priority embarkation and disembarkation whilst on a budget friendly price, a Pacific Dawn Mini-Suite is just right for you. Further improving this luxury, a Pacific Dawn Suite includes near boundless space to unwind and host a couple of close or newfound friends. With plush furnishings and pristine floor-to-ceiling windows that lead to a gorgeous private balcony, the Suite is the pinnacle of sophistication while on any P&O Pacific Dawn holiday.

Pacific Dawn Dining

Taste delightful cuisine with the wide and varied selection of Pacific Dawn dining options on your next P&O cruise. With most dining options included in your passenger fare, guests are able to try out a new tantalising meal every night from the multitude of Pacific Dawn restaurants on offer throughout the ship. With appealing food to choose from with specialties from across the globe, scroll down here and learn more about every option to start planning your next dining adventure on P&O’s Pacific Dawn.

Salt Grill by Luke Mangan (Additional Cost)

Immensely popular amongst guests, Pacific Dawn’s Salt Grill by Luke Mangan is a major highlight of any cruise on this ship. Collaborating with esteemed Australian celebrity Chef Luke Mangan, Salt Grill offers up a dining experience filled with enchanting flavours and dishes that promise to delight. Utilising fresh and flavoursome Australian-sourced ingredients, try out one of the delicious signature dishes at Salt Grill on your next Pacific Dawn voyage!

Chef’s Table (Additional Cost)

Want to organise an unforgettable private dinner party during your sublime voyage on Pacific Dawn? Look no further than Chef’s Table. Entertain up to 14 of your closest friends and family as an Executive Chef introduces one flavoursome course after another, masterfully harmonised with an exquisite wine pairing. Get whisked away on a magical culinary journey with some of the food P&O has to offer at Chef’s Table.

Other dining options:

  • Waterfront Restaurant
  • The Pantry
  • Shell & Bones
  • The Grill
  • In-Room Dining
  • Charlie’s Bar
  • The Café
  • Ocean Bar

Pacific Dawn activities & things to do onboard

Purpose built to entertain and amuse the entire family, there is always an abundance of Pacific Dawn activities for all occasions and every kind of mood. P&O Australia have passionately endeavoured to craft an onboard experience that can endlessly create magical memories which last a lifetime. Scroll down now to discover what you, your friends, or your family can do as sail away on a Pacific Dawn P&O cruise!

The Oasis

By far the calmest abode on Pacific Dawn, The Oasis is a splendid escape from the bustle of reality and the energetic atmosphere of any P&O voyage. Wonderfully fitted with comfortably lounge chairs, a relaxing pool, and its own bar, The Oasis is the perfect place to unwind as you travel to your destination. This brilliant retreat is also adults-only, ensuring that the tranquil atmosphere in The Oasis will never be cut short. Pick up a book, soak up the sun, or socialise with your fellow patrons at The Oasis!

The Dome

Bustling with life and an inviting bouncy energy, The Dome is the best place on Pacific Dawn to dance the night away. With a resident DJ playing infectious tunes well into the evening, The Dome provides plenty of room on its well-furnished dance floor to bust a move with your closest friends. For those wanting an evening with boundless fun and a place to dance without a care in the world on the P&O ship, head straight to The Dome.

Other onboard activities and things to do:

  • Original Production Shows
  • Big Screen
  • Car Simulator
  • Adults Only Comedy Club
  • Casino
  • Nightclubs
  • Live Music
  • Trivia & Game Show
  • Evolve Health and Fitness
  • Shopping
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Pool Decks


  • 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


Celebrate Australia Day in true blue style! Our Australia Day P&O cruises celebrate all things Aussie with themed competitions, music, family entertainment and a whole lot more.
Book By 26-01-2021


Forget snowmen, mistletoe and log fires. Christmas in the southern hemisphere is all about long sunny days, and relaxing by the pool or on a beach. P&O’s Christmas cruises will let you enjoy quality time with friends and family without the usual hassles and stresses of Christmas – no slaving over a hot stove or cleaning up afterwards! You can also give your vocal chords a workout with festive carolling, see the look on the kid’s faces when Santa visits with presents and enjoy delicious Christmas fare with all the trimmings for lunch and dinner on Christmas Day.
Book By 20-12-2020


Celebrate with P&O this New Year’s Eve and have all your organising done for you. Hosting a party, queuing to get into a venue or finding a taxi won’t be an issue! As for the next day tidy up P&O have got you covered too. There’ll be multiple venues open until late and you can be sure we’ll have a party with a live band leading the festivities.
Book By 29-12-2020


Spend a few nights at sea as some of Australia’s best comedians take the stage each night. With the Comedy Cruise Gala (a must-see), an up close and personal chat to the comedians and a cheeky adults-only shows in the Sit Down Comedy Club, there’s something to make everyone smile. If you think you have what it takes to take the stage, try a Comedy Workshop where our pros will give you inside tips. Then, with your new skills, make your debut at the Comedy Gong Show, where our celebrity comedians will judge your performance. Who knows? You could be discovered on the night!
Book By 11-06-2021

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