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$49 DEPOSITS: Melbourne Cup Cruise (Brisbane roundtrip, Oct 2022 or 2023)

Up to $200 onboard credit per cabin*

Cruise to the most glamorous day of the year and watch the Melbourne Cup live at Flemington! Call 1300 414 198 to secure your cabin today.

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$1,299PP
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DURATION
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8 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Cruise to the most glamorous day of the year and watch the Lexus Melbourne Cup live from Flemington.
  • Book by 18 Oct 2022 for $49pp deposits and $100 onboard spending money per cabin — $200 if booking a balcony or higher!*

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.

Cruise to the most glamorous day of the year and watch the Lexus Melbourne Cup live from Flemington. Tickets and transfers to Flemington Racecourse are included in your cruise fare so you won't need to worry about a thing. There's also an exciting range of upgrade packages available to purchase closer to the departure date, so get ready!

Inclusions

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  • 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.

Accommodation

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Oceanview Cabin

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

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Set sail on 28 Oct and return 5 Nov 2022

  • Interior cabin from $1,299 pp twin share*
  • Outside cabin from $1,544 pp twin share*
  • Balcony cabin from $1,999 pp twin share*
  • Mini Suite cabin from $2,199 pp twin share*
  • Suites from $3,669 pp twin share*

Set sail on 3 Nov and return 11 Nov 2023

  • Interior cabin from $1,849 pp twin share*
  • Outside cabin from $2,309 pp twin share*
  • Balcony cabin from $2,499 pp twin share*
  • Mini Suite cabin from $2,899 pp twin share*
  • Suites from $3,699 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. The Value Plus fares include drinks and Wi-Fi. Call 1300 414 198 to secure your cabin today.

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

Itinerary

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Based on 28 October 2022 departure

  • Day 1 - Brisbane depart 4pm
  • Day 2 & 3 - At Sea
  • Day 4 & 5 - Melbourne arrive 8am (2 night stay)
  • Day 6 Melbourne depart 4pm
  • Day 7 & 8 - At Sea
  • Day 9 - Brisbane - arrive 7am

Questions

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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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