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8 Night Melbourne Cup Cruise 2021 (Round trip Brisbane)

Tickets & Transfers to Flemington included!

Cruise to the most glamorous day of the year and watch the Lexus Melbourne Cup live from Flemington. Plus you have the chance to purchase upgraded tickets to sit in the exclusive P&O Enclosure.

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About this holiday

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With an inspiring collection of museums, gardens and beautiful colonial buildings, the choices are endless. There’s the Victoria Police Museum, the Immigration Museum, beautiful Federation Square and Flinders Street Station, Parliament Gardens, Treasury Gardens as well as Fitzroy Gardens and Cook’s Cottage

As well as the excitement of donning your finest for a day Flemington and watching the race itself, you'll also spend six nights away from home on a well-earned break. Tickets and transfers to Flemington Racecourse are included in your cruise fare.


  • General Admission to Flemington Racecourse
  • Transfers to and from Flemington
  • Accommodation onboard Pacific Explorer
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner from selected dining experiences, entry into all bars, pubs and clubs
  • Selected activities and entertainment
  • Includes taxes, fees and port expenses.


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Pacific Explorer - Something for Everyone!

Get ready to explore our Pacific Explorer! Whiz down waterslides by day, enjoy great restaurants and bars in the evening and catch an edgy new stage show at night. There’s something for every member of the family.

When it comes to dining guests will be spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in the cruise fare

All this combined with P&O’s stylish yet relaxed modern Australian interior designs. We can’t wait to welcome you onboard.

Travel dates


Set sail from Brisbane on 29 Oct and return to Brisbane 06 Nov 2021

  • Interior from $1,649 pp twin share
  • Oceanview from $1,949 pp twin share
  • Balcony from $2,099 per person twin share
  • Mini-Suite from $3,399 per person twin share
  • Suite from $4,199 per person twin share

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



Day 1 – BRISBANE 29 Oct, Departing 3PM

Days 2 & 3 – SEA DAYS 30 & 31 Oct

Days 4 & 6 – MELBOURNE 1 Nov 9AM - 3 Nov 4PM

Days 7 & 8 – SEA DAYS 4 & 5 Nov

Day 9 – BRISBANE 6 Nov, Arriving 7AM


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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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.