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$49 DEPOSITS: Christmas Cruise to Tasmania & Kangaroo Island (Melbourne roundtrip, Dec 2023)

Reduced deposit + FREE onboard credit!

Tick two amazing Aussie destinations off your bucket list on an easy roundtrip! Call 1300 414 198 to secure your cabin today.

7 nights
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About this holiday

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Wineglass Bay, Tasmania

Book by 28 Feb 2023 for $49pp deposits and a FREE onboard credit!

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.

Number of departures available, scroll down to travel dates to see pricing.


  • 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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Balcony Cabin

P&O Cruises Australia Pacific Explorer

Interior Cabin:

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.

Balcony Cabin:

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.

Travel dates


Departing Melbourne 8 December 2023 / Returning to Melbourne 15 December 2023

  • Interior from $999pp twin share* / sole use $1,998 per person*
  • Oceanview from $1,099pp twin share* / sole use $2,198 per person*
  • Balcony from $1,299pp twin share* / sole use $2,598 per person*
  • Mini Suite from $1,999pp twin share* - waitlisted
  • Suite from $2,699pp twin share*

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

  • 08 Dec 23: Melbourne depart 4pm
  • 09 Dec 23: At Sea
  • 10 Dec 23: Kangaroo Island - 7am- 6pm
  • 11 Dec 23: At Sea
  • 12 Dec 23: Hobart - 10am - 9pm
  • 13 Dec 23: Port Arthur - 8am - 4pm
  • 14 Dec 23: Burnie - 9am - 5pm
  • 15 Dec 23: Melbourne arrive 8am



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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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

  • A non-refundable AU$49 deposit per person is required at the time of booking on cruises departing from 14 Feb 2023 booked at least 76 days prior to departure.
  • A 2nd deposit is due for sailings from 1 Jul 2023 onwards. It is the remainder of the standard adult deposit, including children and is as follows: cruises between 1 Jul 2023 & 31 Aug 2023, due 95 days before departure; cruises between 1 Sep & 31 Oct 2023, due 150 days before departure; for cruises between 1 Nov & 31 Dec 2023, due 180 days before departure; for cruises departing after 1 Dec 2023, 250 days before departure.
  • AU$49 deposit does not apply to Australian Explorer itineraries (X427, X427A, X427B, X427C, X427D, X427E) and Solar Eclipse Cruise (X320).
  • Full payment is required for bookings made within 75 days before departure.
  • This fare also includes Onboard Spending Money (OBC). OBC amount varies by room type and duration, and is applied to the first 2 guests in a room. OBC expires at the conclusion of your cruise, is not transferable, not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at the casino or medical centre.