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 5 ships that leave from ports around Australia and New Zealand, making things very convenient. The newly refurbished Pacific Aria has quickly gained the reputation of being one of the most stylish and modern ships in today's cruise industry. There's a wide range of restaurants to choose from on board this particular ship including the 'Dragon Lady' and 'Angelo's' Italian restaurant.
Not only does P&O Australia offer the opportunity to embrace nightlife, its kids' and family programmes 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.
P&O is one of the very few cruise lines able to dock in the Conflict Islands, so you can explore and experience the rarest sea life in the world! P&O cruises are suitable for families and couples, with a lively atmosphere and incredible itineraries you will never have a dull moment.
British-American owned P&O Cruises is among the world’s most reputable and largest cruise lines and has its headquarters in Southampton, England. Ever since the cruise line pioneered cruising from Australia in 1932, P&O Cruises is operated in Australia under the P&O Cruises Australia brand name.
Now, P&O Cruises Australia is the biggest cruise line in the whole of the South Pacific, sailing to over 80 ports around:
The five beautiful state-of-the-art ships depart from 8 ports:
P&O Cruises Australia is constantly evolving. The last couple of years have seen the cruise line completely refurbish their old ship, Pacific Aria and get a prestigious Cruise Critic AU Editor’s Pick Award. Their newest ship, Pacific Adventure will be the cruise line’s largest ship yet.
The P&O Cruises Australia fleet operates year round cruises from Australia and New Zealand. The ships in the current fleet include:
All ships boast a fantastic variety of restaurants, activities and bars for you to enjoy. The cabins are fresh and are packed with modern amenities.
All the P&O Cruises Australia ships are modern, fresh and innovative. The accommodation offers all the luxuries you would find in a 5-star hotel room: air conditioning, flat screen TVs, comfortable bedding and of course, daily service with a smile. Go with inter-connecting rooms if you are travelling with a big family or choose a Penthouse Suite for ultimate luxury and space. Whatever you decide on, you will find all you need and more.
Dinging options on board all P&O Cruises Australia ships are aplenty. The restaurants serve fresh, Australian sourced food, satisfying your tummies and supporting the local farmers. Choose from many included dining options:
Check out one of the beautiful specialty eateries, like ‘Luke’s’ on the Pacific Explorer – serving delicious burgers al fresco.
P&O Cruises Australia is known for its outstanding entertainment. The cruise line is always coming up with new, improved experiences so you are never bored. You won’t be missing any big sports shows or blockbusters with the big screen showing all of these on the Pacific Dawn and the Pacific Explorer. Plus, there is much more:
P&O Cruises Australia is an absolute expert in cruises Down Under, so if its your backyard you would like to explore, P&O Cruises Australia is the cruise line for you. Pick one of the beautiful itineraries around:
Cruises around Australia will have you discovering all the best hidden gems, like:
P&O has a great range of activities and entertainment for kids. There are 4 age-specific Kids Clubs that are supervised by the onboard professionals:
All the clubs offer fascinating age-specific activities and games to keep your children entertained and occupied throughout the cruise. In addition to the Kids Clubs there are:
and much more!