P&O Pacific Explorer – departing Sydney

23 SEPTEMBER 2022 | 8 nights
Sailing to Queensland Coast (return)

P&O Go Fare – Lowest Fare Available
P&O Value Fare –  $1pp deposits + up to $200 onboard spending money* for limited time^
P&O Value Plus Fare – $1pp deposits + up to $200 onboard spending money* for limited time^ + Wifi^  + option to choose cabin 

On sale until 02 August 2022

* OBC per cabin

8 Nights | Australia | P&O Cruises Australia: Pacific Explorer

Day 1:
Sydney Australia
Fri 23 Sep 2022 | Depart 4:00 PM

Day 2:
At Sea
Sat 24 Sep 2022

Day 3:
At Sea
Sun 25 Sep 2022

Day 4:
Airlie Beach Australia
Mon 26 Sep 2022 | 7:00 AM To 4:00 PM

Day 5:
Cairns Australia
Tue 27 Sep 2022 | 9:00 AM To 6:00 PM

Day 6:
Willis Island Australia
Wed 28 Sep 2022 | 9:30 AM To 10:30 AM

Day 7:
At Sea
Thu 29 Sep 2022

Day 8:
At Sea
Fri 30 Sep 2022

Day 9:
Sydney Australia
Sat 1 Oct 2022 | Arrive 6:30 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
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
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*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead categories at publication date (8 June 2022), inclusive of all discounts, charges and taxes (which are subject to change). Campaign commences 8 June and ends 2 Aug 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 fare 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. #AU$1 deposit per person is non-refundable and deposit conditions differ from the standard P&O Booking and Travel Conditions. Offer applies to cruises departing from 9 August 2022 booked at least 76 days prior to departure. Pay AU$1 per person deposit upfront and the remainder of the standard adult deposit amount for all passengers, including children as follows – for cruises departing between 1 Dec 2022 and 31 Jan 2023, 95 days prior to departure; for cruises departing between 1 Feb 2023 and 31 Mar 2023, 150 days prior to departure; for cruises departing between 1 Apr 2023 and 31 May 2023, 180 days prior to departure; for cruises departing between 1 Jun 2023 and 30 Nov 2023, 250 days prior to departure; and for cruises departing after 1 Dec 2023, 450 days prior to departure. For cruises departing between 9 Aug 2022 and 1 Dec 2022, remainder of deposit and final payment for cruise due 75 days before departure. AU$1 per person deposit, does not apply to the Australian Explorer Itineraries (X427, X427A, X427B, X427C, X427D, X427E). Standard cancellation and refunds conditions apply as per Booking and Travel Conditions listed. Sailings departing on or before 30 Nov 2022 and booked prior to 2 August 2022 are eligible for P&O Assurance []. ^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. 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. 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. To be read in conjunction with the P&O Cruises Australia Booking and Passage Conditions available at book-travel-conditions which passengers will be bound by. 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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8 nights
Departing 23 Sep – 01 Oct 2022

From AUD$798

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