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Pacific Jewel cruises for 2017-2018


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Where she sails
Pacific Jewel is based year round 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-night cruises head for Moreton Island and the Hunter Valley. You may consider the Melbourne Cup cruise of 6 nights departing 29 October. From mid-December 2016 to mid-February 2017 Pacific Jewel sails out of Melbourne, heading for Pacific islands, Tasmania, and South Australia. Appropriate to her name, Pacific Jewel now has a Pandora Jewellery outlet.

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Pacific Jewel Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2017 CRUISES

20

MAR

Pacific Jewel cruises

11

NIGHTS

Vanuatu Explorer Cruise
Up to AUD$200 OBC

Currently sailing

N/A

31

MAR

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise J715
Departs: Sydney

$498

$166

3

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise J716
Departs: Sydney

$518

$130

7

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J717
Departs: Sydney

$548

$183

10

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise J718
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$400 OBC

Sold out

N/A

20

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise J719
Departs: Sydney

$648

$162

24

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise J720
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,199

$120

4

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise J721
Departs: Sydney

$548

$137

8

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise J722
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,229

$123

18

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise J723
Departs: Sydney

$448

$112

22

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise J724
Departs: Sydney

$498

$125

2

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Classic Cruise J726
Departs: Sydney

$498

$166

5

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Up to AUD$100 OBC

$899

$112

13

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

6

NIGHTS

Dark Mofo Cruise J727P
Departs: Sydney

$848

$141

19

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Queensland Cruise J728
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$998

$100

29

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise J729
Departs: Sydney

$599

$150

12

JUL

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise J731
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,299

$130

22

JUL

Pacific Jewel cruises

12

NIGHTS

Queensland Cruise J732
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$300 OBC

$1,599

$133

3

AUG

Pacific Jewel cruises

14

NIGHTS

Pacific - Fiji Cruise J733
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,499

$107

17

AUG

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise J734
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$100 OBC

$799

$100

25

AUG

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise J735
Departs: Sydney

$448

$149

28

AUG

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J736N
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Auckland

$475

$119

1

SEP

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise J737N
Departs: Auckland

$419

$140

4

SEP

Pacific Jewel cruises

15

NIGHTS

Polynesian Cruise J738N
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,694

$113

19

SEP

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Tongan Discovery Cruise J739N
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,476

$148

29

SEP

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J740N
Departs: Auckland

$419

$140

2

OCT

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Fiji Encounter Cruise J741N
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,227

$153

10

OCT

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,575

$158

20

OCT

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J743N
Departs: Auckland

$475

$158

23

OCT

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Fiji Encounter Cruise J744N
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,199

$150

4

NOV

Pacific Jewel cruises

6

NIGHTS

Melbourne Cup Cruise J747
Departs: Sydney

$1,599

$267

10

NOV

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise J748
Departs: Sydney

$528

$132

14

NOV

Pacific Jewel cruises

2

NIGHTS

Classic Cruise J749
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Melbourne

$206

$103

16

NOV

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Kangaroo Island Cruise J750
Departs: Melbourne

$699

$175

20

NOV

Pacific Jewel cruises

5

NIGHTS

Australia Cruise J751
Departs: Melbourne

$693

$139

25

NOV

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise J752
Departs: Melbourne

$499

$166

28

NOV

Pacific Jewel cruises

5

NIGHTS

Australia Cruise J753
Departs: Melbourne

$599

$120

3

DEC

Pacific Jewel cruises

6

NIGHTS

Australia Cruise J754
Departs: Melbourne

$699

$117

9

DEC

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J755
Departs: Melbourne

$499

$166

12

DEC

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Eden Cruise J756
Departs: Melbourne

$649

$162

16

DEC

Pacific Jewel cruises

11

NIGHTS

Christmas Cruise J757
Departs: Melbourne
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,444

$131

27

DEC

Pacific Jewel cruises

12

NIGHTS

New Year Cruise J801
Departs: Melbourne
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,958

$163

2018 CRUISES

8

JAN

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Kangaroo Island Cruise J802
Departs: Melbourne

$699

$175

12

JAN

Pacific Jewel cruises

12

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise J803
Departs: Melbourne
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,699

$142

24

JAN

Pacific Jewel cruises

6

NIGHTS

Australia Cruise J804
Departs: Melbourne

$849

$142

30

JAN

Pacific Jewel cruises

5

NIGHTS

Australia Cruise J805
Departs: Melbourne

$693

$139

4

FEB

Pacific Jewel cruises

12

NIGHTS

New Zealand Cruise J806
Departs: Melbourne
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,599

$133

16

FEB

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Eden Cruise J807
Departs: Melbourne

$599

$150

20

FEB

Pacific Jewel cruises

5

NIGHTS

Australia Cruise J808
Departs: Melbourne

$693

$139

25

FEB

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Kangaroo Island Cruise J809
Departs: Melbourne

$599

$150

1

MAR

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Eden Cruise J810
Departs: Melbourne

$599

$150

5

MAR

Pacific Jewel cruises

2

NIGHTS

SeaBreak Classic Cruise J811
Departs: Melbourne | Arrives: Sydney

$299

$150

17

MAR

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J813
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Auckland

$699

$175

21

MAR

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Kiwi Cruise J814
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,714

$171

31

MAR

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Classic Cruise J815
Departs: Auckland

$532

$177

3

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

4

NIGHTS

Napier Cruise J816
Departs: Auckland

$728

$182

7

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Discover Vanuatu Cruise J817
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,380

$138

17

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Fiji Encounter Cruise J818
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$150 OBC

$1,189

$149

25

APR

Pacific Jewel cruises

9

NIGHTS

Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,285

$143

4

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise J820
Departs: Auckland

$725

$242

7

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Discover Vanuatu Cruise J821
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$2,057

$206

17

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Fiji Encounter Cruise J822
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,470

$184

25

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J823
Departs: Auckland

$725

$242

28

MAY

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Discover Vanuatu Cruise J824
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$2,057

$206

7

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Fiji Encounter Cruise J825
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$150 OBC

$1,470

$184

15

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise J826
Departs: Auckland

$725

$242

18

JUN

Pacific Jewel cruises

15

NIGHTS

Polynesian Cruise J827
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$2,748

$183

3

JUL

Pacific Jewel cruises

10

NIGHTS

Discover Vanuatu Cruise J828
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$200 OBC

$2,207

$221

13

JUL

Pacific Jewel cruises

8

NIGHTS

Fiji Encounter Cruise J829
Departs: Auckland
Up to AUD$150 OBC

$1,820

$228

21

JUL

Pacific Jewel cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise J830
Departs: Auckland

$725

$242

Pacific Jewel — Ship Review Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 335 ratings.

Life aboard Pacific Jewel
Pacific Jewel is based year round 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-night cruises head for Moreton Island and the Hunter Valley. You may consider the Melbourne Cup cruise of 6 nights departing 29 October. From mid-December 2016 to mid-February 2017 Pacific Jewel sails out of Melbourne, heading for Pacific islands, Tasmania, and South Australia. Appropriate to her name, Pacific Jewel now has a Pandora Jewellery outlet.

Pacific Jewel has a distinctive all-white curved forwards superstructure inspired by the dolphin. Her latest features were added in July 2015, and at 70,310 GT she carries 1950 passengers. P&O cruises offer relaxation with a touch of luxury, good food and entertainment on the high seas, aimed at middle Australia. New to the ship are a Laser Tag game for all ages on the top deck, two-deck child-free Oasis, 40 inter-connecting cabins, and top-deck nightclub. The spacious domed entertainment centre features great live entertainment, comedy nights and jazz events. Children have their own facilities and areas, and there is an evening child-minding service. The ship also handles conferences and weddings, and caters for wheelchair accessibility. Pacific Jewel has received good reviews for crew, service, food and entertainment. Gratuities are included in the fare.

Accommodation
Newly upgraded staterooms come in four categories – Mini-Suite with balcony, Balcony, Oceanview and Inside – and 23 price levels (higher decks costing more). Many cabins have a third or even a fourth bed available. All cabins are spacious, with wardrobes, ensuites, and twin beds mostly convertible to queen size. Facilities include flat screen TV, fridge, personal safe, controllable AC, bathrobes and toiletries, and an interactive video system. The décor is neat and attractive. Outside cabins having a large window (or porthole in the case of a few). Forty interconnecting cabins for families and groups allow quad-quad, twin-quad, triple-triple, and twin-twin bedding.

On the upper decks 36 Mini Suites and 162 Outside staterooms come with balconies. The Mini-Suites have bathrooms with shower over bath, priority check-in, fruit and flowers on arrival, and can accommodate three or four. (Check out whether the deck 11 Suites allow for night-time quietness). Note that room-service meals come at extra charge. Nine cabins are wheelchair accessible. Cots are available for children under three years.

Food and Dining
Dining-wise, there are four eateries onboard Pacific Jewel. Dining is where and when you like: “Your Choice Dining” at the main The Waterfront Restaurant or the buffet Plantation Restaurant. Expect big ship banquet catering. The décor is bright and very colourful. Dress up for the formal dinner/s. There are three alternative (pay extra) options. The line recruited celebrity chef Luke Mangan five years ago, and his Salt Grill restaurant, a steak and seafood venue, has continued its outstanding success. La Luna is a casual restaurant serving Asian cuisine. For an exceptional evening make a reservation at Chef’s Table, for a tour of the galley and commentary by the Executive Chef.

The buffet on the Lido Deck has been replaced by The Pantry, with a contemporary café vibe. Designed as an international food market, it has eight outlets (Hook’s Fish & Chips, Mexicana, The Grill burger bar, Fat Cow Carvery, Curry House, Stix Asian, Coffee Bar and the Sugar Bar dessert station). Also on the pool deck is The Café for coffee and muffins and the like. Socialise in the atrium at Charlie’s Bar, along with coffee, cakes and other treats. In addition are daily wine tastings, master classes, and vintage seminars. Families are well catered for: Children have their own menu changed daily in the Waterfront restaurant, and they can dine early at the Plantation. The crew have a name for friendliness and the food selection is plentiful and varied.

Entertainment
The main attractions are the destinations: the South Pacific, Great Barrier Reef, PNG, and SE Asia. During sea days there’s plenty of activity day and night to keep you entertained. There’s a new program of parties, and a concert-style production show ‘Off the Charts’. View all the action and latest movies on the Big Screen day and night on the pool deck, and at night the Lido deck presents an aerial trapeze display. Other entertainment includes Laser Light shows in the Atrium, game shows, and adults-only Sit Down Comedy Club. Forward on the top deck is The Dome with dance floor. There are five bars and a casino, much live music and karaoke. By day guests can join in a variety of organised activities such as Bingo. The shopping arcade offers fine jewellery, crystal, perfumes and fashion apparel.

P&O Edge is Australia’s largest adventure park at sea, for children and adults. Its 20 activities include high rope swings, Walk the Plank, laser tag, slack lines, Segway obstacle courses, flying fox lines, funnel climbs and many more designed around the ship’s existing architecture. Two aft decks offer an adults-only Oasis spa area, complete with wicker beds, lounges, ottomans and a new whirlpool. There is a small Aqua Health, Spa and Fitness centre. The Children’s Centres that cater for ages 3 to 10 years is situated at the rear of the top deck. HQ and HQ+ are hangouts for 11 to 17 year olds. Leisure spaces include jogging track, whirlpool spas, library, gym and health spa.





































Explore the decks

Pacific Jewel deckplans

Pacific Jewel deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

Newly upgraded staterooms come in four categories – Mini-Suite with balcony, Balcony, Oceanview and Inside – and 23 price levels (higher decks costing more). Many cabins have a third or even a fourth bed available. All cabins are spacious, with wardrobes, ensuites, and twin beds mostly convertible to queen size. Facilities include flat screen TV, fridge, personal safe, controllable AC, bathrobes and toiletries, and an interactive video system. The décor is neat and attractive. Outside cabins having a large window (or porthole in the case of a few). Forty interconnecting cabins for families and groups allow quad-quad, twin-quad, triple-triple, and twin-twin bedding.

On the upper decks 36 Mini Suites and 162 Outside staterooms come with balconies. The Mini-Suites have bathrooms with shower over bath, priority check-in, fruit and flowers on arrival, and can accommodate three or four. (Check out whether the deck 11 Suites allow for night-time quietness). Note that room-service meals come at extra charge. Nine cabins are wheelchair accessible. Cots are available for children under three years.

Decks
Pacific Jewel

P&O Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Pacific Jewel star rating
Maiden voyage: 1990
Number of decks: 11
Tonnage: 70310
Cabins: 832
Passenger capacity: 1950
Number of crew: 621

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social centre
  • Shops duty-free
  • Shore Tours
  • No tipping, AUD on board
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining rooms (2)
  • Waterfront Restaurant (and with kid’s menus)
  • The Pantry (7 cuisine choices)
  • Fat Cow Grill
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Salt Grill by Luke Mangan
  • Chef’s Table
  • The Grill
  • Luna
  • Room service menu
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Cafes
  • Lounges, bars, clubs
  • Ice cream bar (pay)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Production shows
  • Comedy Club (adults)
  • Poolside Screen (movies, sports)
  • Live music, nightclub, parties
  • Theme & Cocktail nights
  • Casino, trivia & game shows
  • Library
  • Laser Light shows
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swim pools (2)
  • Hot tubs (2)
  • The Oasis adult retreat
  • Paddling pool
  • Health Spa Sauna Salon Fitness
  • Wellness classes, bootcamp
  • P&O Edge activities (climbing, zipline, Plank)
  • Deck, board games, bocce
  • Jogging track
  • Classes for dance, art & craft, drinks, cooking, wine tasting (some pay)
  • Art auctions
  • Bingo, karaoke
  • Laser tag, Rock climbing
  • Ceremonies, weddings, group events organised
  • Photo, video gallery
  • Library
  • UNDER 18
  • Group centres for 3-6, 7-10, 11-14, 15-17 y
  • Group child minding (late night, 3-13 y, pay)
  • OTHER
  • Internet, Wi-Fi areas (pay)
  • Mobile (Int’l roaming; pay provider)
  • ATM on board
  • Laundrette, laundry service (pay)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevators
  • Medical centre
  • Smoking outdoor areas
  • Power 3-pin 220/240V
  • Daily newsletter
  • Advise dietary, medical, mobility needs at booking

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 travel consultant that I liaise with for all of my cruises is Sarah Wilmott. She is truly amazing and knows exactly what I am looking for when I book my holidays, she knows the run down of what I prefer in cabin position etc..... She is very prompt and always helpful and goes above and beyond and if she is not available which is very rare, she will organise for one of her colleagues to follow up on my enquiry. A big awesome thank to Sarah and all of the team at Clean Cruising, you all do an amazing job and I always find pleasure in booking my holidays with you. :-) Keep up the great work."

Reviewer: Dawn F, NSW
Date: 5 April 2016
Rating: 10

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