Pacific Dawn
10 Nights
WW2 History Cruise
Wednesday, 26 August 2020
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Mat McLachlan WW2 History Cruise
Welcome Cocktail Party + Bonus Inclusions
Tour led by Mat McLachlan
Room Size:    passenger(s)
Ozcruising's no obligation reservation policy allows you to hold a cabin without payment.
Payment dates will be advised upon confirmation.
Children's Availability
For the safety and enjoyment of all on board, there are limits on the number of children that can be carried within different age groups. The age of passengers on the day they board the cruise, is the age P&O use for the entire cruise. We will advise you at time of booking whether P&O are accepting bookings for children on the cruise you have chosen.
6 Months - 1 Year2-5 Years6-9 Years10-17 Years

Cruiseco is proud to announce the release of Mat McLachlan's WW2 History Cruise, a bespoke holiday experience designed to provide an immersive war history experience. 

Hosted aboard P&O Pacific Dawn, this 10-night holiday will provide guests an experience like no other as they explore the history of neighboring Papua New Guinea.

The holiday will take guests on a journey both on and off the ship. Sea days will be characterised by thought provoking and engaging sessions peppered around plenty of free time to check out Pacific Dawn amenities and services. Shore side, a series of exclusive tours will be on offer for guests to experience first-hand monumental sites such as Milne Bay and Rabaul.

Package Inclusions

  • Welcome Cocktail Party
  • 6 interactive Conference seminar Sessions
  • 2 Fully escorted Shore Tours in Rabul and Alotau
  • 3 Groups Dinners

26 August 2020 | Brisbane, Australia

27 August 2020 | At Sea

28 August 2020 | At Sea

29 August 2020 | Alotau, Papua New Guinea

30 August 2020 | Kitava, Trobriand Islands

31 August 2020 | Rabaul, Papua/New Guinea

01 September 2020 | Kiriwina Is, Trobriand Islands

02 September 2020 | Conflict Islands, PNG

03 September 2020 | At Sea

04 September 2020 | At Sea

05 September 2020 | Brisbane, Australia






Orient Bar

Promenade Bar



Atrium Bar

Charlie's Bar


Water Park

Pool Deck

Salt Grill

Main Restaurant

Technically all of our restaurants are on the waterfront, but you get the idea. With over 40 à la carte menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this modern Australian restaurant serves up a sophisticated selection of both classic dishes and cutting edge cuisine. Plus you can keep the kids happy with our mini menu. Offering a huge choice of menu options that are both nutritious and sure to please, the kids specials menu changes daily, so even the fussiest eaters will find something they’ll love. The Waterfront restaurant is available on all P&O ships and is open for breakfast and dinner every day and lunch most days.

Shell & Bones
Seafood & Steak Restaurant

Enjoy the catch of the day or feast on some seriously good meats from the butcher, out at sea!
(Fees Apply)

Pantry - Mexican

Mexican tacos filled with favorites like homemade salsas and pickles, chili, guacamole, fresh lime and cheese. Yes please!  (Included in your cruise fare)

Pantry - Kettle & Bun

Kettle & Bun is serving up freshly baked bread, expertly crafted sandwiches, great tasting salads and mouth-watering soups.  (Included in your cruise fare)

Pantry - Sugar Bar

Indulge in a sweet selection of perfectly baked cakes, flaky buttery pastries and delightful individual desserts at Sugar Bar.

Pantry - Hooks Fish & Chips

The local fish and chip shop, serving up crispy battered fish and hot chips with the perfect amount of crunch.  (Included in your cruise fare)

Pantry - Stix

Stir-fries, sizzling noodles and soups. Indulge your passion for Asia’s finest cuisines with the intriguing menu at Stix.  (Included in your cruise fare)

Pantry - Fat Cow

Vegetarians beware. At Fat Cow we're serving up the finest cuts possible to send meat lovers into a flutter.  (Included in your cruise fare)

Pantry - McGregor's Garden

Make friends with salad at McGregor's - serving up a selection of fresh salads that change daily.  (Included in your cruise fare)

Pantry - Nic & Toni's

Serving Mediterranean dining options with fresh seafood and pasta dishes.  (Included in your cruise fare)

New Zealand Ice Cream

Why stop at one scoop? Try all your favourite flavours onboard at New Zealand Natural ice cream.  (Fees Apply)

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