P&O Pacific Explorer – departing Melbourne

08 DECEMBER 2022 | 8 nights
Sailing to Tasmania

P&O Go Fare – Lowest Fare Available
P&O Value Fare – $250pp Deposits + promotional fare + option to choose cabin
P&O Value Plus Fare – Premium Beverage Package + Wifi + $250pp Deposits + promotional fare + option to choose cabin

On sale until 23 May 2023

* OBC per cabin

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

Day 1:
Melbourne, Australia
Fri 8 Dec 2023 | Depart 4:00 PM

Day 2:
Day At Sea
Sat 9 Dec 2023

Day 3:
Kangaroo Island, Australia
Sun 10 Dec 2023 | 7:00 AM To 6:00 PM

Day 4:
Day At Sea
Mon 11 Dec 2023

Day 5:
Hobart, Tasmania
Tue 12 Dec 2023 | 10:00 AM To 9:00 PM

Day 6:
Port Arthur, Australia
Wed 13 Dec 2023 | 8:00 AM To 4:00 PM

Day 7:
Burnie, Tasmania
Thu 14 Dec 2023 | 9:00 AM To 5:00 PM

Day 8:
Melbourne, Australia
Fri 15 Dec 2023 | Arrive 8:00 AM

Pacific Explorer ship is one of three in the fleet of P&O Cruises Australia. It is ideal for Australia’s fun and sun loving enthusiasts and has two waterslides, zip lining, a water park, live music and pubs. For dining, there are 12 choices, all of which are included in the cruise fare. For fun and rejuvenation, there are waterslides, adventure activities like rock climbing, zip lining and new stage shows. Pacific Explorer has a Blue Room where guests will have talented Australian musicians playing live every night. For taking onboard entertainment to new levels there is Black Circus with exclusive dinner and a cabaret style show.


  • Leave your worries behind when you enter The Oasis – the calmest spot in the ocean
  • Try your hand at the huge selection of deck games including golf putting, table tennis, quoits and more
  • If you’re up for some extra adventure, join the adrenalin junkies at P&O Edge Adventure Park
  • Let the kids play the day away at zany waterpark with fun interactive water features
  • Try award winning pizza in 400 Gradi, in partnership with award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny Di Francesco

Ship facts:

  • 1997
  • 2017
  • England
  • 77,441
  • 21 knots
  • 260 meters
  • 1,998
  • 830
  • International
  • British, Italian
  • 12
  • Yes
  • 11
  • Yes
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*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead categories available at publication date (3 May 2023), inclusive of all discounts, charges, and taxes (which are subject to change). Lead fare of $75pp per day is based on interior twin share, Pacific Island Hopper, departing 30-Sep-2023. Campaign commences 3 May 2023 and ends 23 May 2023. 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. Fare type inclusions, including applicable terms, are available here: Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer. Supplements apply for other room categories. Some rooms have obstructed views. Fare based on specified departure dates. Different fares apply to other dates listed.
To be read in conjunction with the P&O Cruises Australia’s Booking and Travel Conditions available at which guests will be bound by. A 1.5% surcharge for Visa and Mastercard and a 2.75% surcharge for Amex applies Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer. Some rooms have obstructed views.
†For P&O Short Breaks, if your cruise is unable to visit the destination on its itinerary because of an unforeseen circumstance as weather, civil unrest, or a mechanical issue, we will endeavour to visit an alternative destination deemed safe by the Captain.
Vaccination requirements apply. Government guidelines may result in a requirement to quarantine during or after your cruise and may restrict your ability to participate in shore tours or disembark the ship at ports we visit during your cruise. See for more information. Guidelines are subject to change without notice and as such, our actual cruise offerings may vary from the descriptions provided and images displayed. Cruise itineraries are not guaranteed. Carnival plc trading as P&O Cruises Australia. ABN 23 107 998 443.

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7 nights
Departing 08 – 15 Dec 23

From AUD$809

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