Ship statistics

Cruise Line: Carnival Australia

Entered service: Aug 1991/Nov 2007

Lifestyle: Standard

Onboard currency: Australian Dollar

Passengers (lower berths): 2,020

Crew: 710

Tonnage: 70,310

Length: 245 metres

Beam: 32.2 metres

Draft: 7.8 metres

Pacific Dawn

Formerly the Regal Princess, this ship went through a major refurbishment and in late 2007 was renamed the Pacific Dawn by Olympic gold medallist, Cathy Freeman.

The Pacific Dawn is based year-round in Brisbane.

P&O Australia offers an active, mainstream experience with a friendly international crew that’s used to dealing with the congenial and sometimes raucous Aussie crowd. The atmosphere is more budget, value-seeking than upscale, and is popular with families.

P&O Cruises does not allow alcohol to be brought onboard the ship and any alcohol purchased in port or onboard the ship’s duty free shop will be retained until the last night of the cruise.

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