directions_boatCruise in Tasmania, Kangaroo Island, Hobart, Melbourne, Burnie & Freycinet

FREE DRINKS PACKAGE: A Christmas Taste of Tasmania & Kangaroo Island (Melbourne roundtrip, Dec 2022)

FREE drinks package

Tick two amazing Aussie destinations off your bucket list on an easy roundtrip! Secure your cabin before 23 November 2021 to receive free drinks package.

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8 nights
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About this holiday

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Wineglass Bay, Tasmania

Melbourne - 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.


  • 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 19 December 2022 / Returning to Melbourne 27 December 2022

The below pricing is based on a twin share, per person basis,

  • Interior (IF) from $1,799 per person*
  • Oceanview (OF) from $2,129 per person*
  • Balcony (BE4) from $2,299 per person*
  • Mini Suite (MB4) from $3,299 per person*
  • Suite (SA4) from $4,299 per person*

*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.


  • Day 1: Melbourne
  • Day 2: Great Oyster Bay & Freycinet Peninsula
  • Day 3: Hobart
  • Day 4: Port Arthur
  • Day 5: Burnie
  • Day 6: Sea Day
  • Day 7: Kangaroo Island
  • Day 8: Sea Day
  • Day 9: Melbourne



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 cruise line booking conditions apply. Please enquire for more information.

*You've booked on the P&O's Sip Back and Relax Sale. Campaign commences 13 Oct and ends 23 Nov 2021.
Premium Beverage Package is available only to the first 2 guests booked in the lower berths (i.e. passengers 1 and 2) if the passengers are aged 18 years or over on the date of cruise departure, on cruises 7 nights or more (excluding 7 and 8 night Melbourne Cup sailings). Premium Beverage Package is non-transferable and non-refundable. Premium Beverage Package includes individual beverage items up to the value of or equal to AUD$13 per item. Alcoholic beverages are limited to 15 beverages per 24-hour period (6am to 6am). Alcoholic beverages requested above this limit are subject to P&O's Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy and charged at regular menu prices. Non-alcoholic beverages have no daily limit. Service is always subject to P&O's RSA Policy, which includes an ability to restrict service. Drink exclusions