Returned from my 7 day Pacific Dawn cruise on July 22. Couldn't fault anything with staff and service. Even though this ship has been refurbished I think a freshen up of colour in the halls to cabins would be a nice touch.
Overall LOVED my time on board and looking forward to another in the future.
Just finishing 7 days on our first cruise. The experience could be better. In a balcony cabin on deck 10. Ever staff member made you welcome and work towards our enjoyment. The entertainment was first clad and the muso's could rock. And did every night. We chose not to pay for any of the lovely restaurants all which looked very reasonable price, but felt the selection from the deck 12 Pantry was excellent and it seemed never ending. We can only thank all the crew from the the hall staff, catering staff and entertaining staff, all were amazing
Mark and Joyce
Was a great time to spend with family finally got to see Mystery Island. Staff were exceptional unable to book into restaurant after the first night because the booking person got it wrong but all in all no complaints for an older ship it did it's job
My favourite ship, been on her 3 times and always enjoy. She is getting a little rough around the edges but the crew are what makes it wonderful. Have been before and after waterslide addition and do like the changes, grandkids had a ball in the waterpark. Great for families
wicked cruise although short lived ..
cant wait to go back .
i took my daughter for her 15th the Koi boys did a live show and asked the audience if anyone was having a birthday so i pointed at Shaye and Nuz came down took her hand and lead her on stage.
They all sang my girl to her then happy birthday ..
Was unable to record it so if any one has a copy i would be more than grateful..
The food on the boat was once again outstanding as well as the people that work on the boat such happy people considering they are at sea for so long..
I just want to thank the Dawn for getting me home safely and treating us like GOLD...
Done 2 3day cruises with 14 day Singapore to Brisbane next month. While we in Aus get most of the old ships they do the job ok. Dawn gets upgraded in Singapore so looking forward to enjoying improvements. Entertainment needs to be increased. Food like burgers etc should be included. $3 at present. Free on princess carnival NCL. Some basic drinks can not be obtained at all bars. All in all you get what you pay for.
Great ship 🚢. Lots of things to do and never had a problem look forward to seeing the pantry upgrade as we normally ate at the restaurant Shows were excellent and food was always good. Spent plenty of time in the oasis relaxing 😎. Can't wait for the next cruise. Highly recommend this ship
We loved the Dawn. Kids had a great time in kids club. Food was fantastic in the dining room but the buffet is old school. It wouldn't stop me from traveling on her I just loved everything about the dawn.
Awful, was my second cruise and was terrible compared to Carnival, the sheets were grubby and rust everywhere. Everyone got sick, so you had to stay in the cabin. Now have been on three and by far this was the worst!
We got married on the Pacific Dawn in 2015. There was 28 of us in total. Best experience / holiday ever. With 3 kids, definately was exciting and relaxing. The restaurant booked a specific area for us all each evening and the ship is big enough the rest of the time we didn't have to see each other if we didnt want to. Did smell near the cabins a bit. Hopefully the new refurb has eliminated that!
I have been on the Pacific Dawn two times and enjoyed my trips with them my rooms were great clean and tidy the staff are always friendly and helpful the meals are always very good i would be happy to sail on her again
Pacific Dawn is a great ship with great staff who will do anything for you the food is always to a very high standard the rooms were clean and a good sizes the bed was comfortable would have given a higher score but the ship is a bit old
A very tired ship! Cabin was literally falling apart- toilet seat, bathroom door, shelf rails in cabin and in bathroom all fell off in first two days, paint chipped in cabin and hallway, carpet stained and threadbare. I notified dietary requirements 2+ months before embarking yet unable to accommodate many changes and was told I should have brought Lactose Free food with me!!!! Other Cruise lines have, before and since, provided all changes and requirements for me. 7 day menu repeated over 13 day cruise meant for me with severe restrictions due to their inability to adequately cater for common restrictions (i.e. gluten free, lactose free, no onion, no garlic) a very, very boring menu. I will never cruise on a P&O Australia cruise again. The staff were excellent and tried their best to fix cabin and accommodate meals.
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