Pacific Jewel deck 12 plan (Lido)

Deck layout and review

Review of Pacific Jewel deck 12 (Lido)

  • The fore-located Navigation Bridge and the adjacent Captain’s Suite and officers quarters are inaccessible for passengers.
  • Thermal Suites are accessible via Sun Deck 14 only. The facility is part of the ship’s Spa complex.
  • With starboard location is the “Salt Grill” specialty restaurant by celebrity chef Luke Mangan. Reservations are required, surcharges PP apply, and the venue is closed on port days.
  • “The Cafe” bar (portside) serves the Lido pools area with light snacks and drinks.
  • At the “Aqua Hut” (portside) guests can hire snorkeling equipment for the P&O shore tours. The Aqua Hut offers “Tabata” snorkeling gear available for purchasing.
  • The Pacific Jewel ship’s pool area has 2 rectangular swimming pools with 2 whirlpools and a shaded stage (for live performances) in between. The pools area is served by the Lido Pool Bar (drinks), The Grill (fast food & BBQ fare /complimentary during the day, but charges apply after 5pm) and the Ice Cream Bar (“New Zealand Natural” ice cream, offering also the P&O Cruises Australia line’s “Choc Hokey Pokey” flavour /charges apply). In the evenings, the pool deck hosts open-air deck parties.
  • The “Luna” restaurant is an Asian-cusine specialty dining venue (cover charges PP aplly). In the Luna’s menu are Japanese and Thai specialties.
  • The “Plantation Restaurant” is a lido buffet restaurant for casual dining. Dining times vary (sea / port days): breakfast (6:30-11am / 6-11am), lunch (11:30am-2:30pm / 11:30am-3pm), dinner (5-9pm).
  • In 2015, the Plantation buffet restaurant will be refitted into “The Pantry” – the P&O Australia ships’ new marketplace dining concept. The Pantry complex includes the following food corners and bars: Fish & Chips bar (named Hook’s), Curry House (toppings/salads bar), Mexicana Bar (Latin cuisine), “BBQ carvery (named Fat Cow), deli sandwitches bar (named Kettle & Bun), The Grill (burger bar), Asian stir-fried food station (named Stix), dessert bar (named Sugar Bar). The beverages bar sells wine by the glass, beer and specialty coffees (barista-made).