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Pacific Explorer Ship Stats
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Year Built 1997
Years Old 24
Tons 77,441
Speed 21.4 knots
Length 856 feet
Beam 105 feet
Total Cabins 998
Crew 924
Expected Passengers 1,996 to 2,395
Expected Space Ratio 32
Total decks 14
Decks with cabins 7

The Pacific Explorer started sailing in 1997 . Former names: Dawn Princess. The Pacific Explorer is registered in London, UK. The Pacific Explorer has 998 cabins. 41 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 1996 to 2395 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Pacific Explorer has a space ratio of 32.3 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 38.8.

The Pacific Explorer has 924 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

The ship last major refurbishment was in May 2016 .

There are 14 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 15. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 7.

There are 19 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

This ship was called Dawn Princess and transfered to P&O Cruises AU in May 2017 from Princess Cruise.

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Smoking Policy     smoking
  • Smoking is prohibited in all indoor spaces, rooms, suites, and private balconies
  • Smoking is only permitted in designated outdoor areas
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  • 4 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 5 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • No Mini Golf
  • Golf Simulator
  • Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • No Arcade
  • No Cinema
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Porthole symbol Porthole
Public toilet symbol Public toilet
Third berth symbol Third berth
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Wheelchair-accessible symbol Wheelchair-accessible
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