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$49 DEPOSITS: Northern Explorer Cruise from Fremantle-Cairns (May 2023 & 2024)

Up to $300 onboard credit per cabin*

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.

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10 nights
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About this holiday

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Pacific Explorer
    • Book by 15 Nov 2022 for $49pp deposits and $100 onboard spending money per cabin — $200 if booking a balcony or higher!*
    • Book 5 May 2024 departures through Travel at 60 for bonus onboard spending money!

    Fremantle - Exmouth - Kuri Bay - Darwin - Port Douglas - Cairns
    Departing 18 May 2023 & 5 May 2024 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


Departing Fremantle 18 May 2023 / disembarking Cairns 28 May 2023

  • Inside from $1,349 per person twin share*
  • Outside from $2,282 per person twin share*
  • Balcony from $3,299 per person twin share* - Waitlisted
  • Mini-Suite from $3,799 per person twin share* - Waitlisted
  • Suite and above from $4,399 per person twin share* - Waitlisted

Departing Fremantle 5 May 2024 / disembarking Cairns 15 May 2024

  • Inside from $1,749 per person twin share*
  • Outside from $2,079 per person twin share*
  • Balcony from $2,399 per person twin share*
  • Mini-Suite from $3,879 per person twin share*
  • Suite from $4,599 per person twin share*
  • Penthouse Suite from $5,499 per person twin share*

Ask us about the P&O Value Plus fare - spend less time worrying about the details and more time making memories together. The Value Plus fares include drinks and Wi-Fi.

*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.



Sample Itinerary based on 18 May 2023 cruise

  • 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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