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$1 DEPOSIT SALE Cruise Sydney to Cairns, The Whitsundays & Moreton Island return (Jun 2023 - Jun 2024)

Book now for free onboard credit!* Sale ends 2 August 2022

Explore beautiful Queensland on this 10-night getaway!

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10 nights
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About this holiday

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With the ship docked overnight in Cairns you will have plenty of time to explore! Cairns is surrounded by a natural wonderland – the glorious Coral Sea on one side and lush rainforest hinterland on the other.
  • Book your Cruise before 2 August 2022 with a $1 deposit per person and receive free onboard spending money per cabin!*
  • Book through Travel at 60 for bonus onboard spending money on selected cruises!

We dedicate this itinerary to our incredible Great Barrier Reef – one of the seven wonders of the natural world.

With four ports from which you can explore the pristine reef, coral cays and tropical islands, take the opportunity to fall in love with Australia all over again.


  • Accommodation, food from selected dining experiences, entry into all bars, pubs and clubs, selected activities, entertainment and selected kids activities.
  • Includes taxes, fees and port expenses.


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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 Sydney 12 June 2023 — Returning to Sydney 22 June 2023

  • Interior Cabin - from $1,149 pp twin share
  • Oceanview Cabin - from $1,584 pp twin share
  • Balcony Cabin - from $1,619 pp twin share
  • Mini Suites - from $2,029 pp twin share
  • Suite - from $2,829 pp twin share

Departing Sydney 17 June 2024 — Returning to Sydney 27 June 2024

  • Interior Cabin - from $1,199 pp twin share
  • Oceanview Cabin - from $1,584 pp twin share
  • Balcony Cabin - from $1,549 pp twin share
  • Mini Suites - from $1,924 pp twin share
  • Suite - from $2,799 pp twin share

Ask us about upgrading to the Value Plus fare, which includes drinks and Wi-Fi on every day of your cruise. Call 1300 414 198 to learn more and get a quick on-the-spot quote.

*Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate during the campaign period without notice.



*Itinerary based on 25 July 2022 departure

  • Day 1 - Sydney depart 4pm
  • Day 2 & 3 - at sea
  • Day 4 - Airlie Beach - 7am - 4pm
  • Day 5 - Cairns - 9am (overnight)
  • Day 6 - Cairns - Depart 5pm
  • Day 7 - Willis Island - 9am - 10am
  • Day 8 - At Sea
  • Day 9 - Moreton Island - 8am - 8:30pm
  • Day 10 - At Sea
  • Day 11 -Sydney - arrive 6:30am


Do I have to tip?

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.

What is the dress code onboard?

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'.

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