Pacific Dawn


Get 70 per cent off cruises as lines battle to win back passengers

Cruise lines are slashing fares by up to 70 per cent in a concerted effort to attract passengers back to holiday on the high seas post COVID-19 pandemic. Blue Lagoon Cruises is offering 70 per […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 5 2020

P&O and Carnival halt cruising for 30 days – P&O offers 200% refund to passengers

P&O Cruises Australia has today followed a long list of lines in pausing its cruise itineraries for 30 days “following advice from the country’s public officials that mass gatherings should be limited to no more […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 14 2020

Dramatic footage shows Pacific Dawn crew rescuing three sailors

The Pacific Dawn has come to the rescue of three sailors who sent out a distress call when their yacht started taking on water and began to sink. The Dawn, which was sailing near New […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 26 2019

‘No accident’ – security cameras show how woman fell from Pacific Dawn

The mother who was lost from The Pacific Dawn “intentionally” went overboard, according to police who have viewed security camera footage of the tragic incident. The cruise ship docked at Brisbane this morning, where police […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 15 2018

Cruise to help boost Queensland tourism in the wake of Cyclone Debbie

Cruise ships are returning to Queensland in the wake of Cyclone Debbie. The storm, which has destroyed much of the region, has left thousands without homes. Carnival Australia Executive Chairman Ann Sherry said that the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 11 2017

Cruise ships rerouted away from Cyclone Debbie

Cruise ships have been rerouted from Hamilton Island as Tropical Cyclone Debbie will make landfall early this week in Queensland. The cyclone is currently listed as a Category 1 storm and the Azamara Journey, which […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 27 2017

Details around the newly refurbished Pacific Dawn

The Pacific Dawn has arrived in Brisbane, fresh from her multimillion dollar refurbishment. After spending two weeks in Singapore, she has some spectacular new features for Queenslanders. The ship now has two new slides, both […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 17 2017

P&O partners with Archie Rose Distillery to create new bar on Pacific Explorer

Gin and whisky lovers will be in for a treat when P&O’s new Pacific Explorer launches this June – award winning Archie Rose Distilling Co has partnered with the cruise line to create a new […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 16 2017

Weekly roundup: Oprah on Alaskan HAL cruise, Shannan Ponton hosts segment on Carnival and more

Carnival heads to Cuba Carnival Cruise Line in the US announced it will be sailing to Havana in Cuba. The Carnival Paradise will be sailing on a number of voyages from Tampa in Florida starting […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 16 2017

P&O introduces new seafood restaurant on Pacific Dawn

Guests onboard the Pacific Dawn will be able to try the new seafood restaurant called Shell & Bones. If you’re a lover of seafood, you’ll be able to try Singaporean-style crab from Queensland and steamed […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 13 2017

The cruisers sporting guide to 2017

 If you love your Aussie spectator sports you will agree that just a few days a year is not enough for most events. Why not turn your favorite annual sports fixtures into a weeklong affair, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 28 2016