Tick two amazing Aussie destinations off your bucket list on an easy roundtrip — and get home in time for Christmas! Call 1300 414 198 to secure your cabin today.
Book by 11 April 2023 for three special offers:
Melbourne - Great Oyster Bay & Freycinet - Hobart - Port Arthur - Burnie - Kangaroo Island - Melbourne
History, nature and some unique quirks - Tasmania is the modest champion of the unforgettable travel experience.
With the cleanest air in the world, you can breathe fresh air into your holiday repertoire, literally.
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P&O Cruises Australia Pacific Explorer
Wake up with your loved ones! Our Interior rooms are perfect for both families and couples. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped with everything you need. Interior rooms are available in a range bedding combinations including twin, double, triple and quad share.
Oceanview rooms feature a window or porthole so you can let that natural light stream in. Welcome to your cosy sanctuary, equipped with everything you need.
Open your doors and let the outside in! Make the most of your time at sea with your own private Balcony Room and enjoy all the beauty of living on the ocean.
Solo traveller prices available on request. Call our local travel team on 1300 414 919 to request solo prices or book your cabin.
Departing Melbourne 8 December 2023 / Returning to Melbourne 15 December 2023
Ask us about upgrading to a Value Plus fare - spend less time worrying about the details and more time making memories together. The Value Plus fare includes a premium drinks package and Wi-Fi*.
*Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate during the campaign period without notice. Call now on 1300 414 198 to confirm up-to-the-moment pricing and availability on your preferred cabin.
Itinerary based on 8 December 2023 departure
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'.
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.
*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead categories available at publication date (1 March 2023), inclusive of all discounts, charges, and taxes (which are subject to change). Campaign commences 1 Mar 2023 and ends 11 Apr 2023. Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate during the campaign period. Campaign offers only available on P&O’s Value and Value Plus fares types only. Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer. Supplements apply for other room categories. Some rooms have obstructed views. Fare based on specified departure dates. Different fares apply to other dates listed.
#Pay only a $49 per person deposit at time of booking; final payment is then due 75 days before departure. Full payment is required for sailings booked within 75 days of departure. Standard refund and cancellation conditions apply.
~Onboard Spending Money (‘OBS’) is per room in AUD. Amount varies by room type and itinerary duration as specified and is applied to the first 2 guests only in a room. Guests can get up to a maximum of $300 per room. For cruises 2-6 nights: Interior/Oceanview rooms are eligible for $50 OBS per room. Balcony/Mini Suite/Suite rooms are eligible for $100 OBS per room. For cruises 7-11 nights: Interior/Oceanview rooms are eligible for $100 OBS per room, Balcony/Mini Suite/Suite rooms are eligible for $200 OBS per room For cruises 12+ nights: Interior/Oceanview rooms are eligible for $150 OBS per room, Balcony/Mini Suite/Suite rooms are eligible for $300 OBS per room. Australian Explorer cruises (28 nights+) receive up to $500 onboard spending money per room (interior and oceanview receive $250 per room, balcony and above receive $500 per room). Onboard Spending Money expires at the conclusion of your cruise, is not transferable and not redeemable for cash.
^Room Location Upgrade offer is available on like-to-like categories only (interior to interior, oceanview to oceanview, balcony to balcony and mini suite to mini suite) based on the price difference between 2 room grades higher within the same category. Upgrades are subject to availability in the higher grade room. Offer is not available on obstructed view rooms and suites. Offer does not apply to mini-suites on Pacific Explorer. Fares shown are inclusive of the upgrade offer. The higher grade room must be booked at the time of making reservation to secure the upgrade.