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$1 DEPOSIT SALE! Cruise Brisbane to New Caledonia & Vanuatu return (2022, 2023 & 2024 departures available)

Book by 2 August for $1pp deposits + Free onboard credit!*

More than just stunning vistas and great weather (though that's definitely a major part of it!), the Islands of the South Pacific offer something for every type of traveller!

7 nights
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About this holiday

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Learn about the fascinating Melanesian culture
  • 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!

With cascading waterfalls, welcoming locals, picture-perfect beaches and magnificent underwater life, this itinerary will showcase all the wonders of Vanuatu and New Caledonia.


  • 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.



Cruise on the Pacific Encounter from Brisbane. Guests will love the new celebrity chef dining venues, Luke’s Bar & Grill by Luke Mangan and 400 Gradi by award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny di Francesco.

The Lobby, located on deck 5 is our favourite new hang out place, from morning to night. Choose from Charlie’s, The Deli and Ivy + Brie. You can meet in the morning for coffee, relax in the afternoon with your favourite drink and a cheese board and come back at night for chilled live music.

Familiar favourites include Waterfront, Angelo’s, Dragon Lady, and Shell & Bones or go casual in The Pantry. Head to the child-free Oasis for a cocktail and a perfect view of the ship’s wake or the chilled-out vibe in the Ocean Bar.

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.

Suite - Fresh air and far out views are all part of the furniture in our Suites. They offer the high life on the high seas.

Penthouse Suite - Take it all in with a balcony that look over everyone's favourite view - the ship's wake, priority spa and dinner reservations included and so much more.

Travel dates


Brisbane roundtrip 18 - 25 November 2023

  • Inside cabin from $899 pp twin share
  • Oceanview cabin from $1,179 pp twin share
  • Balcony cabin from $1,299 pp twin share
  • Mini-Suite cabin from $1,549 pp twin share

Ask us about the P&O Value Plus fare - spend less time worrying about the details and more time making memories together.

Solo traveller rates available on request. Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 for details and to book your cabin.

Other departures include

  • 17 Sep 2022
  • 24 Sep 2022
  • 4 Nov 2022
  • 3 Dec 2022
  • 7 Jan 2023
  • 14 Jan 2023
  • 8 Apr 2023
  • 5 May 2023
  • 24 Jun 2023
  • 5 Aug 2023
  • 26 Aug 2023
  • 16 Sep 2023
  • 23 Sep 2023
  • 23 Oct 2023
  • 9 Dec 2023
  • 13 Jan 2024
  • 3 Feb 2024
  • 30 Mar 2024
  • 6 Apr 2024
  • 3 May 2024
  • 22 Jun 2024
  • 3 Aug 2024
  • 14 Sep 2024
  • 21 Sep 2024

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



Based on 18 - 25 November 2023

  • Day 1 - Brisbane depart 2pm
  • Day 2 - At sea
  • Day 3 - Noumea, New Caledonia - 1pm - 9pm
  • Day 4 - Lifou, New Caledonia - 8am - 5pm
  • Day 5 - Port Villa, Vanuatu - 8am - 5pm
  • Day 6 & 7 - At sea
  • Day 8 - Brisbane arrive 6am


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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