P&O Cruises Australia 2018 - 2019

Cruises from Australia to the South Pacific, New Zealand and secluded islands
P&O Australia

Founded in 1932 as one of the first companies offering tours Down Under, P&O Australia has developed into a reliable and experienced cruise line over the years. The company has received numerous awards for being the most trusted brand in Australia. P&O Australia currently operates 6 ships that leave from ports around Australia and New Zealand, making things very convenient. The newly introduced Pacific Eden and Pacific Aria have quickly gained the reputation of being the most stylish and modern ships in today's cruise industry. There's a wide range of restaurants to choose from on board these particular ships including the 'Dragon Lady' and 'Angelo's' Italian restaurant.

Not only does P&O Australia offer the opportunity to embrace night life, its kids' and family programme was marked by the ‘Best for Family Travel‘ award in 2014. The cruise line is renowned for its fun atmosphere and budget base fare with many onboard additions. Meals in the 'Pantry', 'Plantation' and 'Waterfront' restaurants are included in the fare and so is the majority of onboard programmes and activities.

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  Vanuatu Cruises
South Pacific Splendour
South Pacific Splendour
7 Nights with the Pacific Dawn
 January 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from AU$ 629
Melanesian Discovery Sydney Return
Melanesian Discovery Sydney Return
10 Nights with the Pacific Explorer
 February 2018 - February 2019
p.p.from AU$ 949
Brisbane and New Caledonia
Brisbane and New Caledonia
7 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 January 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from AU$ 699
Discovering Vanuatu Brisbane Return
Discovering Vanuatu Brisbane Return
10 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 24.04.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1300
Vanuatu and New Caledonia Sydney Return
Vanuatu and New Caledonia Sydney Return
12 Nights with the Pacific Eden
 28.12.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2150
  New Caledonia Cruises
South Pacific Splendour
South Pacific Splendour
7 Nights with the Pacific Dawn
 January 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from AU$ 629
Melanesian Discovery Sydney Return
Melanesian Discovery Sydney Return
10 Nights with the Pacific Explorer
 February 2018 - February 2019
p.p.from AU$ 949
Brisbane and New Caledonia
Brisbane and New Caledonia
7 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 January 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from AU$ 699
Vanuatu and New Caledonia Sydney Return
Vanuatu and New Caledonia Sydney Return
12 Nights with the Pacific Eden
 28.12.2017
p.p.from AU$ 2150
Discover Vanuatu Sydney Return
Discover Vanuatu Sydney Return
10 Nights with the Pacific Explorer
 February 2018 - February 2019
p.p.from AU$ 949
  Papua New Guinea Cruises
Solomon Sea Adventure Cairns to Townsville
Solomon Sea Adventure Cairns to Townsville
11 Nights with the Pacific Eden
 27.08.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1930
New Guinea Islands Encounter
New Guinea Islands Encounter
10 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 May 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from AU$ 1633
Ultimate New Guinea Islands Excursion
Ultimate New Guinea Islands Excursion
14 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 09.02.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2050
Solomon Sea Islands Cruise
Solomon Sea Islands Cruise
10 Nights with the Pacific Eden
 07.08.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1484
Solomon Sea Islands Cairns Roundtrip
Solomon Sea Islands Cairns Roundtrip
10 Nights with the Pacific Eden
 August 2018 - September 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1484
Our Expert Tips
Nikki
Brisbane and New Caledonia7 Nights with the Pacific Aria
This 7 night cruise brings you from Brisbane return visiting New Caledonia and Vanuatu. There is also plenty of time to enjoy the time on board the beautiful ship, with 3 days cruising at sea.
Our advice:
The beautiful white sand beaches in Maré, New Caledonia are perfect for snorkeling in the crystal clear water and seeing the colourful coral! There are local markets in the area as well when you need a break from the beach.

  • Brisbane - Brisbane
  • South Pacific
  • January 2018 - April 2019

from AU$ 699
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Harvey
Barrier Reef Discovery Sydney Return10 Nights with the Pacific Eden
Sail from Sydney and back on the stunning Pacific Eden. Spend 10 days visiting ports in your home country like Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas and more.
Our advice:
Willis Island is located in the Coral Sea and is the only island that is permanently inhabited. Take your time exploring and imagine what it would be like it have an island all to yourself! Or just relax on the beach - nothing wrong with that either.

  • Sydney - Sydney
  • Australia
  • 04.06.2018

from AU$ 1399
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Teresa
Melanesian Discovery Sydney Return10 Nights with the Pacific Explorer
This 10 day cruise on board the Pacific Explorer goes from Sydney and back visiting New Caledonia and Vanuatu
Our advice:
Two Unesco World Heritage Sights are located in Nouméa, New Caledonia - Ilot Laregnere and Ilot Signal. They are worth a visit!

  • Sydney - Sydney
  • South Pacific
  • February 2018 - February 2019

from AU$ 949
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P&O Cruises Australia 2018 - 2019

Pacific Jewel
Pacific Jewel will provide you with an array of entertainment options guaranteed to keep you satisfied. The Salt Grill by celebrity chef Luke Mangan is a culinary treat and is not to be missed.
  •  1991
  •  245 m
  •  1915
  •  11
  •  3 out of 5
from  AU$ 232 See Offer
Pacific Dawn
Pacific Dawn is a grand way to cruise Australia and the Pacific. Enjoy a wide range of entertainment from live music to spectacular shows and dining options as wide ranging as they are delicious.
  •  2007
  •  245 m
  •  2050
  •  11
  •  3 out of 5
from  AU$ 349 See Offer
Pacific Aria
Pacific Aria is a recent addition to the P&O fleet. With a huge range of dining options, bars and fine accommodation options the Pacific Aria is the perfect way to discover beautiful locations sailing from Australia.
  •  219 m
  •  1500
  •  12
  •  3 out of 5
from  AU$ 449 See Offer
Pacific Eden
Let Pacific Eden take you around Australia, the Pacific and Asia. With a blend of luxury Suites and family friendly cabins, a range of entertainment and dining passengers will be sure to have a perfect cruise experience.
  •  219 m
  •  1500
  •  12
  •  3 out of 5
from  AU$ 276 See Offer
Pacific Explorer
With designs reflecting the very best of modern Australia, the Pacific Explorer brings you an extravagance and elegance that will ensure you enjoy a cruise holiday you will never forget.
  •  260 m
  •  2000
  •  11
  •  0 out of 5
from  AU$ 388 See Offer
P&O Australia

British-American owned P&O Cruises is among the world’s most reputable and largest cruise lines and has its headquartered in Southampton, England. It is operated in Australia under the P&O Cruise Australia brand from its operational headquarter in North Sydney, New South Wales. It is one of the oldest cruise lines in the world, named as Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, and now forms part of the Carnival Corporation & plc. From May 2017 it will operate five cruise ships around the Australian waters. P%O cruises to over 80 different ports across Australia, New Zealand and throughout the Pacific Islands. In 2019 P&O will welcome their first ship specifically design for the Australian market: Carrying 4200 passengers and with a weight of 135,500 tonnes it will be the biggest ship in the AU fleet.

Meet the P&O Cruise Fleet

The P and O Cruises Australia fleet operates year round cruises from Australia to the South Pacific and New Zealand. The ships in their current flee include; The Pacific Dawn, Pacific Jewel, Pacific Eden, Pacific Aria along with its newest member to the fleet the Pacific Explorer which started operating under the P&O brand in May 2017.

Onboard the P&O Ships

The Pacific Aria has an innovative look with a modern and stylish interior. The Aria features a range of high-class restaurants and eateries including the traditional Angelo’s Italian restaurant and the classical Waterfront Restaurant. The ship also features newly renovated staterooms with plus furnishings and ample storage space. Balconies, Suites and Penthouses aboard both the Pacific Aria and Eden will feature spa baths for ultimate relaxation. Guests can check out the stylish two pool decks on-board and shop for top-of-the-range products in the many shops on offer. Jewellery, fragrances, cosmetics, fashion and more can be found in this floating city!

Onboard the Pacific Jewel

The Pacific Jewel exceeds modern standards with its world-class dining options and on-board amenities. No one does food quite like P&O Cruises, and the dining experience on the Pacific Jewel is no different. Discover the mouth-watering menu at the Chef’s Table and indulge in some of the best wines served at sea. The Salt Grill lead by world-class check Luke Mangan is a taste for the senses with an extensive menu of signature dishes from all over the world, including the famous liquorice parfait with lime syrup.

What’s included in a P&O Cruise?

P&O offers its customers a great range of options when booking a cruise on one of their ships. Inside all cabins are an ensuite, air-conditioning, flat screen TV, safety deposit box, all towels and much more. Dining onboard the ships includes, amongst other, Breakfast in the ever popular A la carte Waterfront Restaurant, Lunch in the Plantation Restaurant and dinner in Angelo’s. Entry into all bars, pubs and nightclubs is also included. If you’re looking at being a little active on your cruise, then there are a great range of activities onboard to keep you entertained. The swimming pool on the main deck, fitness centre and a range of dance classes will keep you active. If you want something a little more relaxing, why not try out the trivia and game shows, cooking demonstration and board games. For nightly entertainment, one of the great evening production shows will keep the whole family entertained along with live music, party nights, game shows and adults-only sit-down comedy club. Whatever you’re looking for on a cruise P&O has you covered.

Kids onboard a P&O Cruises Australia

P&O has a great range of activities and entertainment for kids: Onboard there are 4 age specific Kids Clubs which are supervised by the onboard professionals: The Turtle Cove (2-6 years), Shark Shack (7-10 years), HQ (11-14) and HQ+ (15-17 years). Within these clubs are a great range of activities and games to keep your children entertained throughout the cruise. In addition to the Kids Clubs are special theme parties, teen discos, scavenger hunts, Ipad activity sessions and much much more!

Book a P&O Cruise

The easiest way to book a cruise is to fill out the request form at the bottom of your favourite cruise or just give our cruise experts a call on 1300 887 590. Our experts can talk you through the process and if you’re a first-time cruiser or a seasoned pro, they’re there to answer all your questions and create your ultimate cruise holiday. For more great options on first-timer cruises check out our Cheap Cruise deals.