MS Pacific Jewel

P&O Cruises Australia Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  Ocean Village Two, AidaBlue, Crown Princess

Pacific Jewel is quite spacious and has plenty of lounges. It offers a casual and good value cruise experience for those who like buffet dining and lots of activities. Best suited to families, younger couples and first time cruisers.  Pacific Jewel passengers tend to be Fun loving mixed ages and Mainly from Australia & New Zealand. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 42.1 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.3 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 36.8 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.6 passengers.
Size Large
Built 1990
Refit 2013
Tonnage 70310
Passengers (Min/Max) 1670/1912
Crew 730
Officers British
Total  854
Nearly all cabins are of a good size and are well equipped with TV, hairdryer, fridge, safe and tea and coffee making kit. Bathrooms have a good sized shower but bathtubs are only provided in the suites. 
Balcony  198
Ocean View  444
Inside  212
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  2/0
There is a gym with a full range of treadmills, rowing machines etc , yoga, spa, sauna and steam, treatment rooms, jogging track, mountain bikes and golf nets. Deck space can become very crowded around the pools on sea days.
Jacuzzis  2
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  Yes
Deck Space  Average
Both the Waterfront and Plantation Restaurants (24 hrs) provide buffet dining. The Bistro offers gourmet menus and waiter service at extra cost (up to £15pp). La Luna is a pool deck café offering dining with waiter service also at an extra charge (£5pp). Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  0
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  2
A mix of production shows, live music & comedy is offered in the two level Marquee Show lounge and Connections. There is also live entertainment and music on the pool deck, casino and a nightclub.  Show Lounges 2
Cinema No
Library No
Casino Yes
Casual and comfortable during the day. Evenings range from smart casual (shirt & trousers) to informal (jacket and tie for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies). Formal evenings require a suit or dinner jacket for men and a cocktail dress for ladies.
Allow £3.50 per passenger day for cabin and restaurant staff. 15% will automatically be added on all drinks and beauty treatments.
Wheelchair cabins 10
Wheelchair access is good. There are wheelchair adapted cabins but difficulties going ashore may be experienced where tenders are used or the gangway access is steep.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 9
The rating for children is Good. There is a fully supervised Base Camp children's centre with wading pool, Hideout teen area and night nursery for age ranges 2-17 year olds. 

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