Aurora

Mid-sized Aurora is a worldclass ship, bringing the joys of classic cruise travel to all. With a skydome over her inviting Crystal Pool you’ll enjoy stylish surrounds whatever the weather. At her heart a 35 foot sculpture dominates the atrium while The Crow’s Nest offers panoramic views.

Aurora will enjoy a refit and refurbishment in April 2019 and will then move over to cater exclusively for adults

Specifications
  • Lloyds No9169524
  • Size large
  • Style resort
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 2000
  • Year of last refit 2019
  • Gross tonnage 76000t
  • Length 270.0m
  • Width 32.0m
  • Speed 24kts
  • Decks 10
  • Language English
  • Currency Pound Sterling (£)
  • No. of passengers 1874
  • No. of crew 850
  • No. of cabins 935
  • -wheelchair access 32
Unique Features

The ship benefits from the skill and expertise of award winning celebrity chef Marco Pierre White in the wonderful Cafe Bordeaux. Offering French cuisine, as well as food from around the world, the restaurants mouth watering dishes truly live up to his name.

The ship's fantastic New Horizons programme offers to passengers the chance to leave their cruise with a new hobby, skill or passion. With classes ranging from cookery, and ballroom dancing, to feng shui and tai chi, passengers can search for true enlightenment.

Gratuities

From May 2019, the discretionary daily service charge on board will be removed so you can relax knowing it's all taken care of.

Facilities
Yes
No
Designated areas only
Not available
Accommodation

From inside cabins to balcony cabins and luxurious suites, you will find a room for every budget and taste.

All cabins are air-conditioned and well designed, to give you as much space as possible and to help you relax into your surroundings. Many feature balconies to give you additional outside space. All feature Egyptian cotton sheets, free tea & coffee making facilities, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, in-cabin television and good sized en-suite bathrooms with toiletries pack. You will also enjoy the services of a personal cabin steward who will look after your every need, and can enjoy room service from early morning until late evening at no extra cost.

Decks
Dining

The ship features speciality restaurants, grand main dining rooms and a host of café’s and snack bars. From elegant fine dining to self-service buffets, there's a wide choice of flexible, casual and club dining options to suit everyone.

Entertainment

There's never a dull moment...

P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. When the sun goes down your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, and you can be sure of a memorable night.

Health and fitness

From the revitalising hydrotherapy pool, to the state of the art gymnasium, there's plenty of facilities onboard to refresh your mind, body and soul. Passengers can enjoy luxury massages and treatments in the Oasis Spa, or head out to the top deck sports court for a spot of tennis.

Kids and Teens

Aurora will enjoy a refit and refurbishment in April 2019 and will then move over to cater exclusively for adults

Enrichment

The ship's fantastic New Horizons programme offers to passengers the chance to leave their cruise with a new hobby, skill or passion. With classes ranging from cookery, and ballroom dancing, to feng shui and tai chi, passengers can search for true enlightenment.

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