P&O Pacific Encounter – new ship to fleet 

27 MAY 2023 | 7 nights
From Brisbane to Queensland Coast

P&O Go Fare – Lowest Fare Available
P&O Value Fare – $49pp Deposit + up to $250 onboard spending money*
P&O Value Plus Fare – $49pp Deposit + up to $250 onboard spending money* + Wifi + option to choose cabin 

On sale until 18 October 2022

*OBC per cabin

7 Nights | Australia / New Zealand | P&O Cruises Australia: Pacific Encounter

Day 1:
Brisbane Australia
Sat 27 May 2023 | Depart 4:00 PM

Day 2:
At Sea
Sun 28 May 2023

Day 3:
Airlie Beach Australia
Mon 29 May 2023 | 7:00 AM To 4:00 PM

Day 4:
Cairns Australia
Tue 30 May 2023 | Arrive 9:30 AM

Day 5:
Cairns Australia
Wed 31 May 2023 | Depart 5:00 PM

Day 6:
Willis Island Australia
Thu 1 Jun 2023 | 8:30 AM To 9:30 AM

Day 7:
At Sea
Fri 2 Jun 2023

Day 8:
Brisbane Australia
Sat 3 Jun 2023 | Arrive 6:00 AM

Welcome the second grand class ship of P&O Australia Cruises, Pacific Encounter cruising from Brisbane in 2022.


  • The Marquee theatre and with a number of different shows featured on each ship, you’ll be spoilt for choice
  • There’s a range of bars to choose from, you can choose your favorite but make sure you try them all
  • Families will love the dedicated indoor/outdoor family area with a pool, family focused fun, games, parties and activities
  • Offering all the favorite casino games enjoy the sound of fresh deck shuffled and excitement when the cards come up
  • May 2021
  • 290m/851ft
  • 108,865
  • 12
  • 2,600
*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead categories available at publication date (24 Aug 2022 ), inclusive of all discounts, charges and taxes (which are subject to change). Campaign commences 24 Aug 2022 and ends 18 Oct 2022. 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 oceanview rooms have obstructed views. Fare based on specified departure dates. Different fares apply to other dates listed. ^Onboard Spending Money 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. 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, not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at the casino or medical centre. #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, see P&O’s Booking and Travel Conditions for details. Sailings departing on or before 30 Nov 2022 and booked prior to 18 Oct 2022 are eligible for P&O Assurance A 1.5% surcharge for Visa and Mastercard and a 2% surcharge for Amex applies. †For P&O Short Breaks, if your cruise is unable to visit the destination on its itinerary because of an unforeseen circumstance such as weather, civil unrest or a mechanical issue, we will endeavour to visit an alternative destination deemed safe by the Captain. To be read in conjunction with the P&O Cruises Australia Booking and Travel Conditions available at which passengers will be bound by. Your health and safety is our most important priority. Accordingly, we are currently assessing how we will enhance our onboard health and safety protocols in light of COVID-19 and how these enhancements may affect our cruise offerings. Whilst all information is correct at time of publication, offers are subject to change or withdrawal. Carnival plc trading as P&O Cruises Australia. ABN 23 107 998 443.

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7 nights
Departing 27 May – 03 Jun 23

From AUD$767

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