MS Pacific Dawn

P&O Cruises Australia Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  Regal Princess

Pacific Dawn is an elegant and comfortable ship providing a pleasant cruise experience in well designed and spacious interiors with good service. It has 3 deck atrium but limited outdoor space so is particularly suited to older cruise passengers.  Pacific Dawn 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 45.5 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 36 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.7 passengers.
Size Large
Built 1991
Refit 2014
Tonnage 70285
Passengers (Min/Max) 1546/1950
Crew 710
Officers Italian
Total  798
The cabins and bathrooms are quite large and well equipped with interactive TV, walk in closet, safe and refrigerator and good sound insulation. All twin beds convert to queen size. Toiletries and bathrobes are provided. 
Balcony  184
Ocean View  436
Inside  178
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  2/0
The open deck space is very limited for sunbathers and there is no outside wrap around promenade deck. The sports include table tennis, shuffle board, gym, aerobics, an extensive spa featuring many therapies, golf putting, kick boxing and scuba diving.
Jacuzzis  4
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  Yes
Deck Space  Limited
The Palm Court dining room provides reasonably good cuisine and service. Informal meals are available from Café del Sol on the Lido deck (24 hrs) and the pizzeria. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  2
Entertainment is provided in the two tier international show lounge (but too many pillars interrupt sight lines), Princess Theatre, bars with live bands and nightclub/disco. There is also an observation lounge and casino.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema Yes
Library Yes
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.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 9
The rating for children is Very Good. There is a fully supervised children's centre for 3-17 year olds including doll house, play area, splash pool, computer/video games room and teen discos. 

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