New look for one of Australia’s favourite ships, the Pacific Pearl

In just 19 hours, P&O’s Pacific Pearl will be coming out of a three-week multimillion dollar drydock re-fit at Sydney’s Garden Island with a fresh new look and a host of new features.


The biggest change is the addition of the P&OEdge Adventure Park, with more than 15 activities including a surfboard simulator, bungy trampoline, flying fox and walk the plank. The Edge will be set up around the funnel, which has been repainted with the new P&O livery.


Inside, the 26-year-old Australian favourite will also have a new PANDORA jewellery outlet. All five ships in the P&O fleet feature PANDORA stores and are the only locations that sell the jewellery at duty free prices outside of airports.


The décor has been given a stylish update with a new colour palette, furniture, wallpaper, artwork and 17,000 square metres of new carpet.


Orient, Mix bar, Connexions, the Atrium and Luna restaurant will all have a contemporary Australian feel, and cabins and public spaces like the Dome, spa and Waterfront restaurant have been refreshed.


The refurb brings Pearl into line with sister ship Jewel, which was given a makeover earlier this year, as well as new ships Aria and Eden launching in November.