Presently sailing as Dawn Princess with sister line Princess Cruises, the 77,000-tonne Pacific Explorer will be refitted in May and June next year, P&O Cruises Australia will take cruisers on a voyage “Like No Place On Earth“, sailing on her first cruise from Sydney on June 22 joining Pacific Dawn and Pacific Jewel along with P&O’s newest additions, Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden.
“We’ve taken the winning features of our existing ships, then added a whole new layer of excitement with some big wow moments like the waterslides as well as new concepts like the bowling green and a stunning hidden bar, which we think will put a smile on our guests’ faces." Mr Myrmell said.
Challenge your mates to a game of barefoot bowls
If you have cruised onboard the Dawn Princess you will not be disappointed as you step onboard, Pacific Explorer will have surprises on every corner guaranteed to have you begging for more, including P&O’s first ever waterpark at sea, as well as its most all-encompassing range of dining options, delivered in a sophisticated, modern-day setting.
Splash the sea days away in P&O’s first ever waterpark at sea
Something For All The Family
One of the most anticipated attractions, especially if you love hotels with indoor water parks, is two waterslides in a mega-waterpark a one-of-a-kind experience with LED lights and special effects, leaving your heart racing with every twist and turn. The slides will be open to guests of all ages, though a shaded area will be provided for the little ones with oversized water toys and a dumping bucket.
One of the most anticipated attraction is two waterslides in a mega-waterpark a one-of-a-kind experience with LED lights and special effects
Those considering adventure might find themselves at the iconic P&O Edge Adventure Park, featuring activities including a flying fox, while those less adventurous seeking a more relaxing pace can head to the The Oasis.
Those less adventurous seeking a more relaxing pace can head to the The Oasis
Something For The Enthusiastic Connoisseurs
Continuing P&O’s food revolution, Pacific Explorer will offer mouth-watering new dining concepts, including The Black Circus, a supper club setting offering enchanting food served with a side of cabaret-style entertainment.
After a fun filled day head to The Black Circus and indulge in food served with a side of cabaret-style Circus entertainment
Relish in a slice of Italy, with a new pizza restaurant offering gourmet pizzas and share platters, while P&O Cruises Australia’s widely held intercontinental food market place.
The Pantry, will be even grander including a ninth outlet, Nic and Toni’s, serving Mediterranean cuisine. Also sun lovers will be able to dine in a relaxing setting at the poolside Lobster & Burger bar, serving delightful lobster and seafood rolls as well as premium beef and pulled pork burgers.
Sun lovers will be able to dine in a relaxing setting at the poolside Lobster & Burger bar
The new dining options are in addition to P&O cruises trademark dining room the Waterfront restaurant; which will feature on Pacific Explorer along with two other restaurants which debuted on Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden: Angelo’s, serving contemporary Italian cuisine, and the sultry Asian dining venue, Dragon Lady.
Enjoy a meal with family and friends in P&O cruises trademark dining room the Waterfront restaurant
Angelo’s, serving contemporary Italian cuisine
Enjoy the sultry Asian dining venue Dragon Lady
Admirers of Salt grill by Luke Mangan will not be left ashore, revelling in a glistening location overlooking the main pool area, while a collection of new bars, including a trendy hidden bar, will provide the impeccable location for relaxing pre and post dinner drinks.
Let your taste buds run wild in Salt grill by Luke Mangan, and revel in the glistening location overlooking the main pool area
“It really will be a ship that offers something for everyone." Mr Myrmell said.