The Ocean Dream (formerly Tropicale - Costa Tropicale - Pacific Star) is a cruise ship built in 1981. The ship began sailing for Carnival Cruise Lines as the Tropicale in 1982. The Tropicale was Carnival's first newly built ship. Operating mainly in the Caribbean. She was transferred to the Costa fleet in July 2001 and renamed the Costa Tropicale. The Costa Tropicale was retired in 2005 and entered service for P&O Cruises Australia as the Pacific Star in December of that year .
Builders of the Ocean Dream (ship) are Aalborg, Aalborg Shipyard and Denmark.