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Rob Warner

After 18 years of travel consulting in NZ, Rob joined the company in 2013 to specialise in cruising. Having cruised on several ships to various destination, this is by far the best way to travel in hisbook. Rob keeps fit through refereeing soccer and likes to relax with a glass or two of red wine.


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Ships based in Australia: Pacific Aria | Pacific Dawn | Pacific Explorer | Pacific Eden | Pacific Jewel | Pacific Pearl
Ships visiting S-E Asia: Pacific Jewel

P&O Cruises operates five ships from six Australian ports, Auckland, and Singapore. In 2017, P&O Cruises will become NRL’s official cruise line and will operate two State of Origin voyages. They will sail from Brisbane and Sydney, one for Game One and the other for Game Two. P&O will also make a maiden call at Kuril Bay I n the Kimberley region, offering guests walking tours, scenic flights and a visit to a Paspaley pearl farm. Pacific Eden sails from Fremantle, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Cairns and Singapore; Pacific Aria from Brisbane; Pacific Jewel from Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland; Pacific Dawn from Brisbane; and Pacific Pearl sails out of Sydney and Auckland. P&O Cruises offers extensive family programs and child-care facilities, while adults have their private areas. Readers Digest voted P&O Cruises as one of Australia’s most trusted brands for the second year in succession. A sixth ship, Dawn Princess, will be re-branded and join P&O in May 2017

P&O itineraries begin with 2 to 4-night getaways, including themed cruises centred on food and wine, comedy, Australia Day, Christmas, and sporting events. Convenient one-week-away-from-home holidays depart on a weekend. Longer 10 to 18-night explorer and adventure cruises are supported by an extensive Shore Tour program. Embark from your choice of eight cities. AusAsia ports of call number 28 in Australia, 27 in Pacific and PNG waters, 10 in New Zealand, and 25 SE Asian ports in seven countries. P&O Cruises attracts active and often boisterous Aussie crowds. Sixty onboard activities run day and night: something’s happening all the time. Food choices include formal dining restaurants, Lido buffets, and specialty dining for a modest cover charge. Dining reservations are optional. The Line has a high percentage of repeat travellers. Payment of gratuities is included in the fare.

P&O Cruises 2017-2018 Ships

• Pacific Aria
• Pacific Dawn
• Pacific Eden
• Pacific Explorer
• Pacific Jewel
• Pacific Pearl

Pacific Aria 2016-2017 Pacific Aria
Passengers:1500 | Cabin sizes:17-105m²
Pacific Aria is based in Brisbane. Cruises visit New Zealand, Pacific Islands, PNG (10 and 14 nights), the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island and Hamilton Island. The longest cruises of 14 nights are to Fiji. Th... More »
Pacific Dawn 2016-2017 Pacific Dawn
Passengers:2000 | Cabin sizes:18-55m²
P&O Cruises Australia operates the Pacific Dawn out of Brisbane, Australia. Most of her cruises are 7-night sailings to the South Pacific (New Caledonia and Vanuatu), and the Great Barrier Reef (Whitsundays, Ai... More »
Pacific Eden 2016-2017 Pacific Eden
Passengers:1500 | Cabin sizes:17-105m²
As Pacific Eden is slightly smaller than most of the P&O ships, she can access many new and interesting ports. Until mid-February 2017 Pacific Eden is Sydney-based, running a variety of 3- to 12-night cruises t... More »
Pacific Explorer 2016-2017 Pacific Explorer
Passengers:1997 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Pacific Explorer emerges as a P&O Cruises’ sixth fleet member in June 2017, and will sail from Sydney. She will run cruises of 7 to 16 nights to the South Pacific islands, including Norfolk Island, as well as t... More »
Pacific Jewel 2016-2017 Pacific Jewel
Passengers:1950 | Cabin sizes:17-50m²
Pacific Jewel is based most of the year in Sydney, offering cruises to Pacific islands, the Great Barrier Reef, Sunshine Coast, and 3-night theme cruises off the coast based on comedy, and food and wine. Four-n... More »
Pacific Pearl 2016-2017 Pacific Pearl
Passengers:1800 | Cabin sizes:14-50m²
Until January 2017 Pacific Pearl sails out of Sydney. From there 3 and 4-night cruises head for the Sunshine Coast (Mooloolaba), Moreton Island (for surf and dolphins), or just a theme cruise (Comedy or Food & ... More »
P&O Cruises — Cruiseline Review Rating: 3.9 out of 5 based on 848 ratings.

Top 10 Daily Deals for P&O Cruises

Listed below (in descending order) are the 10 lowest daily rates found from our exclusive searches of EVERY cabin on EVERY ship on EVERY future cruise by this cruiseline. Results are updated here whenever changes are found, but this varies considerably with different cruiselines. If you want the cheapest cruise on this ship, this is where you will find it every time so check back often!

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day

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JAN 17

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11

NIGHTS

Dep: Brisbane


Ret: Brisbane

$849

$77

30

JAN 17

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4

NIGHTS

Up to $300 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Auckland

$317

$79

14

DEC 16

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4

NIGHTS

Up to $300 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$348

$87

2

FEB 17

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8

NIGHTS

Up to $600 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$698

$87

8

FEB 17

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8

NIGHTS

Up to $650 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$698

$87

10

APR 17

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10

NIGHTS

Up to $700 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$899

$90

13

JAN 17

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12

NIGHTS

Dep: Melbourne


Ret: Melbourne

$1,099

$92

10

DEC 16

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4

NIGHTS

Up to $300 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$368

$92

20

FEB 17

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7

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$648

$93

10

MAR 17

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7

NIGHTS

Up to $600 OBC

Dep: Brisbane


Ret: Brisbane

$649

$93

P&O Cruises 2016-2017

P&O Cruises facts

Avg star rating: 3.5 stars
Avg ship capacity: 1791
Avg passenger/space ratio: 42
Avg crew/passenger ratio: 0.4

What's included? ▼

  • Gratuities & Service charges for Australia-based ships
  • All main meals on-board
  • Coffee, tea, milk & hot snacks
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Most activities onboard, gym, some fitness classes
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (2-17 y)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Weddings, ceremonies, group events options
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Pre-arranged dietary requests (60 days)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Specialty restaurants & The Grill
  • Room service menu items
  • Some activities and entertainment: P&O Edge, arcade games
  • Casino, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry services
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Childcare night services (3-12 y 10.30pm-1am)
  • Passport, travel documentations, vaccination & visas``
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in taxes, fees, port expenses
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • Credit card 1.5% service fee
  • REMINDERS
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions

Happy Customers

The services provided by Christie and staff was amazing and prompt, professional, they were always happy to answer any questions regarding the trip and always patient."

Reviewer: Sara L, VIC
Date: 18 June 2016
Rating: 10

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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