Ship statistics

Cruise Line: Carnival Australia

Entered service: May 1989

Lifestyle: Relaxed

Onboard currency: AU$

Passengers: 1950

Crew: 621

Tonnage: 69,845

Length: 245m

Beam: 32.25

Draft: 7.90m

Pacific Jewel

Operated by P&O Cruises Australia, the Pacific Jewel was built for Sitmar Cruises by Fincantieri in Monfalcone, Italy, and launched in 1989. Before she entered service, she was transferred to P&O Princess Cruises after P&O acquired Sitmar. She cruised as Crown Princess until 2002, when she was renamed A`Rosa Blu and transferred to A’Rosa Cruises.

In 2003, the ship was reassigned to the AIDA Cruises fleet, following the acquisition of P&O by Carnival Corporation.  After a refit, she re-entered service in 2004 as AIDAblu. Between 2007 and 2009, the ship was operated by Ocean Village as Ocean Village Two, but, after owner Carnival decided to shut down the Ocean Village brand, she was transferred to P&O Australia’s fleet and renamed Pacific Jewel.  Wikipedia.

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Upcoming visits

Port Date Time
Fiordland 07-Feb-2018 1000 - 1700
Stewart Island 08-Feb-2018 0800 - 1700
Port Chalmers 09-Feb-2018 0800 - 1800
Akaroa 10-Feb-2018 0800 - 1700
Wellington 11-Feb-2018 0700 - 1500

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