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A Taste of Tasmania & Kangaroo Island (Melbourne roundtrip, Dec 2022 & 2023)

$49 pp deposit + Premium Drinks Package*

Tick two amazing Aussie destinations off your bucket list on an easy roundtrip!

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8 nights
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About this holiday

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Wineglass Bay, Tasmania
  • Book by 24 May 2022 to receive a free Premium Drinks Package

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 $2,079 per person*
  • Balcony (BE4) from $2,199 per person*
  • Mini Suite (MB4) from $3,399 per person*
  • Suite (SA4) from $4,399 per person* Waitlisted

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.

*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 19 December 2022 departure

  • Day 1: Melbourne depart 4pm
  • Day 2: Great Oyster Bay & Freycinet Peninsula - 3pm - 5pm
  • Day 3: Hobart - 8am- 6pm
  • Day 4: Port Arthur - 7am - 4pm
  • Day 5: Burnie - 9am 0 fpm
  • Day 6: Sea Day
  • Day 7: Kangaroo Island - 7am - 6pm
  • Day 8: Sea Day
  • Day 9: Melbourne arrive 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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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Cheers to You Sale. The Premium Drinks Package will be included for new bookings made between 11 May and 24 May 2022, when booking a P&O Value Fare only. Premium Beverage Package is available only to the first 2 guests booked in the lower berths if the passengers are aged 18 years or over on the date of cruise departure, on cruises of 7 nights or more (excluding the 7 and 8 night Melbourne Cup sailings - I250, I350, V247, V359). Premium Beverage Package is non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be substituted for cash. 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 hr period (6am to 6am). Non-alcoholic beverages have no daily limit. Service of alcohol is always subject to P&O's RSA Policy, which includes an ability to restruct service. Beverages will be served one drinks per order, per eligible guest. Pay only a $49 per person deposit at the time of booking; final payment is then due 75 days before departure.