directions_boatCruise in Brisbane, Cairns & Airlie Beach

Cruise to the Whitsundays, Tropical North QLD & Willis Island (Brisbane roundtrip, Jan 2022)

FREE onboard spending money

This easy, fun-filled roundtrip will give you the chance to explore Airlie Beach, Cairns, the broader Tropical North, and the beautiful remote outpost of Willis Island. Book through Travel at 60 and we'll include additional onboard credit - on top of the bonus spending money already included the cruse line's current sale!

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About this holiday

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If you ache to snorkel, dive, swim, paddle or just laze on a breathtaking white sand beach make sure you pre book a shore excursion from Airlie beach!

Book this departure through Travel at 60 for bonus onboard spending money - on top of any onboard credit already offered by the cruise line!

This cruise is dedicated to the incredible Great Barrier Reef - one of the seven wonders of the natural world. This varied itinerary covers the Whitsundays, Cairns and the charming remote Coral Sea outpost of Willis Island.



You can’t beat value for money with main meals, entertainment, stunning destinations and onboard activities – all included in the one low fare. 

    • Swimming pools
    • Waterslides
    • Waterpark
    • Organised pool games
    • Spas
    • Fitness centre
    • Jogging track
    • A range of dance classes
    • Trivia and game shows
    • Organised crew vs guest games
    • Karaoke
    • Deck games, table tennis, deck chess, quoits, golf putting
    • Cooking demonstrations
    • Board games
    • Production shows
    • Guest entertainers and comedians
    • Live music
    • Cinema
    • Party nights
    • Big Screen (sports, recent release movies and more)
    • Comedy 
    • Game shows


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Fresh air and far out views are all part of the furniture in our Mini-Suites. Equipped with everything you need to enjoy while you're at sea.

Enjoy 7 nights cruising onboard the Pacific Encounter

Interior - Wake up with your loved ones! Our Interior rooms are perfect for both families and couples.

Oceanview - Oceanview rooms feature a window or porthole so you won’t miss a single ocean view.

Balcony - Open your doors and let the outside in! Make the most of your time at sea with your own private Balcony room.

Mini-Suite - Fresh air and far out views are all part of the furniture in our Mini-Suites. Equipped with everything you need to enjoy while you're at sea.

Suite - Offering the high life on the high seas with a balcony, sitting area, priority embarkation, complimentary laundry service and even a coffee machine.

Travel dates


8 - 15 Jan 2022 (Brisbane to Brisbane)

  • Inside - from $1099 pp twin share*
  • Oceanview - from $1399 pp twin share*
  • Balcony - from $1659 pp twin share*
  • Min suite - from $1899 pp twin share*
  • Suite - from $2499 pp twin share*

Call our Brisbane-based travel team on 1300 414 198 for details and to book your cabin.

*Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate without notice. Please enquire to confirm up-to-date pricing and availability.



Day 1 - Departs Brisbane

Brisbane is a city full of contradictions. It’s a place of shorts and thongs and high finance. It is both sophisticated and rustic. A city eager to change, yet reluctant to abandon its old ways!

Day 2 - At sea

We’re always coming up with new and improved experiences so you can cruise, cruise and cruise some more. With so many experiences onboard you can choose to do it all or do nothing at all. It’s your holiday, your way!

Day 3 - Airlie Beach, Whitsundays

If you ache to snorkel, dive, swim, paddle or just laze on a breathtaking white sand beach, this is the place to do it.

Day 4 & 5 - Yorkeys Knob, Cairns

This delightful northern beaches suburb, located just a short drive from Cairns, has plenty to offer visitors.

Day 6 - Willis Island (Anchor drop)

Day 7 - At sea

Spend the day exploring the ship or relaxing on your last day at sea.

Day 8 - Arrive Brisbane



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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