Highlights of this cruise include visiting the locations where Mutiny on the Bounty took place in 1789. Book your cruise before 9 June 2020 with a $1 deposit AND upgrade to a balcony Cabin for the price of an Oceanview Cabin!* PLUS $50pp onboard credit just for booking with Travel at 60!
Departing Brisbane 17 July 2021
A guest lecturer will bring history to life, telling the story of this famous seafaring saga. You’ll travel past Nomuka Island where Blight visited the day before the Mutiny occurs. You will also cruise past Tofua Island where Bligh and his loyalists landed.
And for the non-history buffs? Well... there are beaches to lie on, islands to explore, and shopping to do!
You can’t beat value for money with main meals, entertainment, stunning destinations and onboard activities – all included in the one low fare.
Set sail on the Pacific Explorer
Take a pilates or meditation class, play bingo or simply laze by the pool during the day, enjoy great restaurants and bars during the evening and catch an edgy new stage show at night. There’s something for every member of the family.
When it comes to dining guests will be spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in the cruise fare
Did you know about the added extras included when you book a Suite?
17-31 Jul 2021 - Departing Brisbane, Returning Brisbane
*Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate during the campaign period without notice.
Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to secure your cabin.
Day 1 - Depart Brisbane from 3:00pm
Days 2 & 3 - At sea
Day 4 - Norfolk Island (Tender required)
Your ship will anchor offshore and the ships tender boats will provide a regular service to and from Norfolk island throughout the day. Morning tours will depart from the wharf and return you into town. Afternoon tours will depart from town and return to the wharf. Norfolk Island offers a unique historical experience with museums housed in buildings constructed by convicts. Visit the fascinating House Museum, restored to its 1844 state and marvel at artefacts from HMAS Sirius (flagship of the First Fleet) wrecked on the reef. Explore the historic township of Kingston, founded by Norfolk’s first settlers; or look around the island’s largest settlement and main commercial centre, Burnt Pine. Shop in the duty-free stores or relax in a café.
Days 5 & 6 - At sea
Day 7 - Nuku'alofa Tonga
Nuku'alofa, which translates to 'home of love', is the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga. A must do would be to take in the natural wonders, a cultural performance, local history and a traditional ‘Umu’ style lunch on a shore excursion tour visiting beautiful Oholei Beach and the fascinating rock formations of Hina Cave.
Day 8 - Vava'u, Tonga
Your ship will anchor offshore and tenders will provide a regular service to and from Vava’u throughout the day. See Tonga’s only botanical garden on our Polynesian Cultural Tour and Swim. Ene’io Botanical Garden offers visions of incomparable natural beauty and is only minutes from one of the most awe-inspiring beaches on the Vava’u mainland. After exploring the gardens, enjoy a swim and relax on the beach with a cool drink from the Beach Bar.
Day 9 - Mutiny on the Bounty (Scenic Cruising Port)
Many of these small islands and islets are uninhabited. They are literally just drops of sand in the ocean. We won’t be landing here, but thought you might like to take a closer look, so we’ve arranged to anchor just offshore. Enjoy some time contemplating the quiet and tranquility, and marvelling at the sights.
Day 10 - Dravuni Island, Fiji
A perfect example of timelessness, Dravuni Island is a Pacific island virtually unchanged for thousands of years.
Day 11 - At sea
Day 12 - Port Vila, Vanuatu
Port Vila has seen more history and change than many towns ten or even a hundred times its size. when it comes to culture, tradition and history, this is a city with an incredible depth of each.
Days 13 & 14 - At sea
Day 15- Disembark ship in Brisbane
Tipping is not required but if you’d like to thank the crew who provide you with great service, you are welcome to tip them personally or visit the Reception Desk to have the tip added to your onboard account.
Guests are requited to cover-up swim suits when entering the ship’s public rooms. During the day, casual clothes are suitable. After 5.30pm, smart casual attire is required in the public lounges and restaurants or as published in the daily newsletter 'Good Times'.
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.
*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead categories available at publication date (6 May 2020 ), inclusive of all discounts, charges and taxes (which are subject to change). Campaign commences 6 May 2020 and ends 9 June 2020. Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate during the campaign period. Campaign offers only available on P&O’s Value and Value Plus fares types only. Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer. Supplements apply for other room categories. Some oceanview rooms have obstructed views. ~Fare based on specified departure dates. Different fares apply to other dates listed. ^Room Upgrade offer is available based on the price difference between the lead interior to lead oceanview for quad and twin rooms on Pacific Aria & Pacific Dawn, and from lead
oceanview to lead balcony rooms for quad and twin on Pacific Explorer & Pacific Adventure and Pacific Encounter. Upgrades are subject to availability of rooms in the higher grade. #AU$1 deposit per person is non-refundable and deposit conditions differ from the standard P&O Booking and Travel Conditions. Offer applies to cruises departing from 21 Jul 2020 booked at least 76 days prior to departure. Pay AU$1 per person deposit upfront and the remainder of the standard adult deposit amount for all passengers, including children as follows – for cruises departing between 1 Mar 2021 and 31 May 2021, 95 days prior to departure; for cruises departing between 1 Jun 2021 and 31 Aug 2021, 150 days prior to departure; for cruises departing after 1 Sep 2021, 180 days prior to departure. For cruises departing between 21 Jul 2020 and 28 Feb 2021, remainder of deposit and final payment for cruise due 75 days before departure. Full payment is required for sailings booked within 75 days of departure. Standard cancellation and refunds conditions apply as per Booking and Travel Conditions.