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$1 DEPOSITS: Northern Explorer Cruise from Fremantle-Cairns (May 2023 & 2024)

Extra onboard credit!*

This unforgettable one-way cruise departs Fremantle for a scenic trip across Australia’s stunning northern coastline. Calling at Exmouth, Kuri Bay and exploring the amazing Kimberley Coast before heading to bustling Darwin, magical Port Douglas and disembarking in tropical Cairns. Book your Cruise before 1 March 2022 and receive extra onboard spending money per cabin!*

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10 nights
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Pacific Explorer

Book your Cruise before 1 March 2022 and receive extra onboard spending money per cabin!*

Fremantle - Exmouth - Kuri Bay - Darwin - Port Douglas - Cairns
Departing 18 May 2023 on the Pacific Explorer

Call 1300 414 198 for a quote on this May 2023 departure, or scroll down to "travel dates" below for lead-in pricing on your preferred cabin.


  • All meals onboard from selected dining experiences,
  • Entry into onboard venues, selected activities, entertainment and selected kids' activities.
  • Includes taxes, fees and port expenses.



Stylish yet relaxed modern interior designs make Pacific Explorer the perfect place to holiday.

Relax by day, enjoy great restaurants, bars and stage shows at night. There’s something for every member of the family.

When it comes to dining, you'll be spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in your cruise fare. Or treat yourself to something special at Luke's our amazing celebrity chef restaurant with Luke Mangan. Enjoy a mouth-watering signature burger at lunch or a delicious 3 course la carte dinner with the sunset. Or try our award winning pizza in 400 Gradi, in partnership with award-winning Melbourne chef Johnny Di Francesco.

Travel dates


Book your Cruise before 1 March 2022 and receive extra onboard spending money per cabin!*

  • Inside and Outside cabins - up to $100 per cabin
  • Balcony, Mini-Suite and Suite cabins - up to $200 per cabin

Departing Fremantle 18 May 2023 / disembarking Cairns 28 May 2023

  • Inside from $1,399 per person twin share*
  • Outside from $1,929 per person twin share*
  • Balcony from $2,349 per person twin share*
  • Mini-Suite from $2,949 per person twin share*
  • Suite from $3,849 per person twin share* - Waitlisted
  • Penthouse Suite from $4,749 per person twin share*

Also departing 5 May 2024, call to check pricing.

*Pricing is subject to cabin availability and may fluctuate without notice at the cruise line's discretion. Please call 1300 414 198 for an up-to-the-moment quote on your preferred cabin and departure.


  • Day 1: Fremantle depart 4pm
  • Day 2: At sea
  • Day 3: Exmouth - 8am - 4pm
  • Day 4: At sea
  • Day 5: Kuri Bay - 8am -5pm
  • Day 6: At sea
  • Day 7: Darwin - 7am- 4pm
  • Day 8: At sea
  • Day 9: At sea
  • Day 10: Port Douglas - 10am - 7pm
  • Day 11: Cairns arrive 6am


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Fine print


Travel at 60 and cruise line booking conditions apply. Please enquire for more information.

P&O's Take me away sale ends 1 March 2022

P&O Cruise line plan is to restart operations with cruises for fully vaccinated guests and crew. Our planned vaccination-only policy aligns with Australian governments public statements linking society returning to normal once sufficient numbers of eligible Australians have been fully vaccinated. As of 27 August 2021, their protocols and policies are still in development and we recommend you check protocols and policies closure to your departure date.

A non-refundable AU$1 deposit per person is required at time of booking. A 2nd deposit which is the remainder of the standard adult deposit for all guests including children, is due as follows: Cruises between 1 Jul 22 & 31 Aug 22, 95 days prior to departure; cruises between 1 sep 22 & 31 oct 22, 150 days prior to departure; cruises between 1 nov 22 & 31 dec 22, 180 days prior to departure; cruises between 1 Jan 23 & 31 aug 23, 250 days prior to departure; and for cruises departing after 1 sep 23, 450 days prior to departure. For cruises departing between 2 Mar 2022 and 30 Jun 2022, remainder of deposit and final payment for cruise is due 75 days before departure. Standard cancellation and refunds conditions apply as per Booking Travel Conditions. Sailings departing on or before 30 June 22 and booked prior to 1 Mar 2022 are eligible for P&O Assurance. This fare also includes onboard spending money (OBC) and applies to the first 2 guests in the booking. OBC can't be used at the medical centre or casino. Any unused OBC expires at the end of the cruise & is not redeemable for cash. Not combinable with Go fare/short sales