Pacific Encounter deck 17 plan (P&O Edge-Waterslide-Sports-Nightclub)
Deck layout and review
Review of Pacific Encounter deck 17 (P&O Edge-Waterslide-Sports-Nightclub)
Magra Dome is a sliding glass roof over the Swimming Pool area (on deck 15).
Midship are The Lawn and the P&O Edge facilities (outdoor sports activities area), and the Waterslide (entry-level).
The aft-located relaxation area is a sundeck fitted with 1x Swimming Pool, 1x Splash Pool, 2x Jacuzzies/whirlpool hot tubs, deck games area (Giant Chess, Shuffleboard) and is served by the Sunset Bar.
Sports Court (Deck 18) is a multi-sports combined court for basketball, volleyball, European football)
The Walkway (fka Skywalker /Deck 18) is a Walking/Jogging Track with 2 scenic Walkways.
The aft-located Altitude Nightclub is Disco Lounge with full-service Bar, DJ programming (in the evenings) and also doubling as an observation lounge (during the day). The Nightclub is accessed via two elevators and also via stairs from The Oasis (adults-only sundeck/swimming pool relaxation area located aft on deck 16 below).
During drydock refurbishment 2023 (February) to Pacific Encounter ship's Deck 17 were added the Twin-Racer waterslide (length 142 m / 466 ft, height 16 m / 53 ft) and the P&O Edge Adventure Park. P&O Edge facilities include a Zipline (length 55 m / 180 ft), Cargo Net, Walk the Plank, Beam Walk, and a Rock Climbing Wall. P&O Edge is positioned ~10 m / 33 ft above Deck 16.
The waterslides are dual-racing (with several twists, and turns) and feature LED lights and sound effects. The aquapark has a separate shaded area for kids (outdoor playground) equipped with a dumping bucket and oversized water toys.