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This week's most popular Pacific Pearl cruises


1. 16 night Bounty Adventure Cruise P442 ex Sydney on 6 Oct 2014, from $2,504
2. 11 night PNG Discovery Cruise P437 ex Sydney on 1 Sep 2014, from $1,799
3. 5 night Australian Open Tennis Cruise P503 ex Sydney on 19 Jan 2015, from $1,150

Pacific Pearl cruises for 2014-2015

View Pacific Pearl 2014-2015 cruises below for 64 cruises to 39 different ports with today's best deals!
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Where she sails
Pacific Jewel sails out of Sydney, offering 7- to 10-night sailings to the Pacific islands of New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Thirteen-night cruises circumnavigate New Zealand. Highlights of 2014 cruises include Papua New Guinea, the Great Barrier Reef, Tasmania, Australian Open Tennis, and the Melbourne Cup. Four-night cruises ex Sydney visit Moreton Island – surf and dolphins. If you’re pinched for time, or are unsure how you’ll fare on a sea cruise, take a 3-night ‘Short Break’. In May/June each year Pacific Pearl sails out of Auckland. Follow sports on the giant outdoor screens and other public areas. Pacific Pearl’s latest refit was in 2012, and at 63,786 GT she carries 1364 passengers.

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Pacific Pearl Cruises

Sold out Available OBC = Onboard credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day
2014 CRUISES

24

APR

Pacific Pearl cruises

5

NIGHTS

A Taste of Tasmania Cruise
26

Dep: Melbourne


Ret: Melbourne

Currently sailing

N/A

29

APR

Pacific Pearl cruises

2

NIGHTS

15

Dep: Melbourne


Ret: Sydney

Sold out

N/A

1

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

79

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Auckland

Sold out

N/A

5

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

146 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,346

$135

15

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

2

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

Sold out

N/A

24

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

76

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$677

$226

27

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

144 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,373

$137

6

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

6

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,191

$132

15

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

178 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,771

$177

25

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Sydney

Sold out

N/A

29

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

19 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,219

$135

8

JUL

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

123 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,179

$131

17

JUL

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

38

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$649

$162

21

JUL

Pacific Pearl cruises

11

NIGHTS

120 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,219

$111

1

AUG

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

37

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$549

$183

4

AUG

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

68 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,499

$150

14

AUG

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

15

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$599

$150

18

AUG

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

79 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,199

$120

28

AUG

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

12

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$599

$150

1

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

11

NIGHTS

15

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,799

$164

12

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

36

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$717

$239

15

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

6

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$749

$187

19

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

98 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,329

$133

29

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

7

NIGHTS

21 Up to $50 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$979

$140

6

OCT

Pacific Pearl cruises

16

NIGHTS

53 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$2,504

$157

22

OCT

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

43

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,099

$110

1

NOV

Pacific Pearl cruises

6

NIGHTS

53

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$2,000

$333

7

NOV

Pacific Pearl cruises

14

NIGHTS

73 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,749

$125

21

NOV

Pacific Pearl cruises

13

NIGHTS

125

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,729

$133

4

DEC

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$800

$200

8

DEC

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

2

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$999

$111

17

DEC

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

30

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,499

$150

27

DEC

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

7

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$650

$217

30

DEC

Pacific Pearl cruises

11

NIGHTS

24 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,899

$173

2015 CRUISES

10

JAN

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

3 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,299

$144

19

JAN

Pacific Pearl cruises

5

NIGHTS

2

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,150

$230

24

JAN

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$830

$277

27

JAN

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

34

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,099

$110

6

FEB

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

4

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$800

$200

10

FEB

Pacific Pearl cruises

11

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,799

$164

23

MAR

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,699

$170

2

APR

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Auckland

$585

$146

6

APR

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

7 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,749

$175

16

APR

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$624

$208

19

APR

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,564

$156

29

APR

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,477

$164

8

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,564

$156

18

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,477

$164

27

MAY

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

10 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Auckland

$1,651

$165

6

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

2

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Sydney

$585

$146

6

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

14

NIGHTS

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Sydney

$2,300

$164

10

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,699

$170

20

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

1

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$650

$217

23

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

2

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$750

$188

27

JUN

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

1 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,549

$172

6

JUL

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

3 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,699

$170

16

JUL

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

3

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$749

$187

20

JUL

Pacific Pearl cruises

14

NIGHTS

53

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$2,199

$157

23

AUG

Pacific Pearl cruises

12

NIGHTS

6 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,999

$167

4

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

3

NIGHTS

2

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$649

$216

7

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

10

NIGHTS

16

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,701

$170

17

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

4

NIGHTS

4

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$799

$200

21

SEP

Pacific Pearl cruises

9

NIGHTS

6 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$1,549

$172

8

OCT

Pacific Pearl cruises

16

NIGHTS

44 Up to $100 OBC

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$2,499

$156

Pacific Pearl — Ship Review Rating: 4.2 out of 5 based on 36 ratings.

Life aboard Pacific Pearl
In the growing Australian market Pacific Pearl’s standard of cuisine, restaurants, public spaces and leisure activities maintains its excellence, in keeping with her sister ships Pacific Jewel and Pacific Dawn. Her 2012 refurbishment added new carpets throughout, and touches to the bars, mini-suites and balcony cabins. She is ideally suited to young couples, singles of all ages and families, with plenty of open deck space, two large pools, wading pool, and extensive child and teenager facilities including indoor/outdoor play areas located aft. Pacific Pearl features a distinctive forward domed and curved observation lounge offering spectacular views. The crew, service, food and entertainment receive strong reviews from guests. P&O cruises offer relaxation with a touch of luxury, aimed at middle Australia. Gratuities are included in the fare.

Accommodation
Staterooms come in four categories – Mini-Suite with balcony, Outside with balcony, Outside and Inside – and 14 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, 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). 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 28 Outside staterooms come with balconies. The Mini-Suites come with upgraded bathrooms and a range of extras, and can also 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. Ten cabins are wheelchair accessible. Cots are available for children under three years.

Food and Dining
Dining-wise, there are four eateries onboard Pacific Pearl. Dining is where and when you like: “Your Choice Dining” at the main buffet dining rooms, Plantation and Waterfront, high up on the ship with great sea views. Expect big ship banquet catering, and tables cater for four, six or eight. The décor is bright and extremely colourful and bright. Dress up for the formal dinner/s. At night Plantation serves Asian and Oriental themed buffets. There is one alternative (pay extra) restaurant. The line has recruited its first ever celebrity chef, Luke Mangan, who has added his touches to the menu in the Salt Grill restaurant, a steak and seafood venue.

Pacific Pearl’s recent refurbishment added a Natural Ice-cream Parlour, for everyone’s liking (and licking). There’s also an outdoor BBQ for lunch and dinner on the pool deck. Food is modern British with a touch of Mediterranean, and vegetarian dishes are always available. The crew have a name for friendliness and the food selection is plentiful and varied. Themed bars and lounges are aplenty.

Entertainment
The main attraction is the well-selected ports of call. On sea days there’s plenty of activity day and night to keep you entertained. The two-deck Marquee Theatre is the venue for production shows and major cabaret acts. P&OEdge arrives sometime in 2014, a floating adventure playground for children to adults. It will offer 20 activities, including high rope swings, laser tag, slack lines, Segway obstacle courses, flying fox lines, funnel climbs and many more designed around the ship’s existing architecture. Other entertainment includes laser light shows in the Atrium, circus and acrobat performances, game shows, adults-only Sit Down Comedy Club, and forward on the top deck is The Dome with dance floor. There are five bars and a casino, much live music and karaoke. The shopping arcade offers fine jewellery, crystal, perfumes and fashion apparel. The top deck has as a big-screen for day and night entertainment.

By day guests can join in a variety of organised activities, including hosted deck games and a great range of activity classes. The sun deck has two pools complete with lounges. On a lower deck is the ocean-view Aqua Health, Spa and Fitness centre and Gym. 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, medical centre, gym and health spa. The shopping arcade offers fine jewellery, crystal, perfumes and fashion apparel.





































Explore the decks

Pacific Pearl deckplans

Pacific Pearl 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

Staterooms come in four categories – Mini-Suite with balcony, Outside with balcony, Outside and Inside – and 14 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, 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). 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 28 Outside staterooms come with balconies. The Mini-Suites come with upgraded bathrooms and a range of extras, and can also 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. Ten cabins are wheelchair accessible. Cots are available for children under three years.

Decks
Pacific Pearl cruises

P&O Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Pacific Pearl star rating
Maiden voyage: 1989
Number of decks: 11
Tonnage: 63875
Cabins: 812
Passenger capacity: 1624
Number of crew: 514

What's onboard? ▼

  • Stateroom, 24-h room service
  • Shore Tours desk
  • Atrium social centre
  • Shops duty-free
  • Connecting cabins
  • Self-serve Shore Tours, view accounts
  • DINING
  • Main dining rooms (2)
  • Dine anytime, or Reservations
  • Specialty restaurant
  • The Café
  • The Grill by the pool
  • Lounges, bars, clubs (8)
  • Ice cream bar
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Main Theatre shows
  • Late night venues
  • Theme, Cocktail nights
  • Casino
  • Pacific Cirque
  • Laser Light Shows
  • Game shows
  • Shore Tour lectures
  • Big Screen poolside (NRL AFL movies)
  • Voyage to the Stars
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming pools (2)
  • Paddling pool
  • P&OEdge: largest adventure park at sea
  • Whirlpools Spas (2)
  • Health Gym Beauty salon (small)
  • Deck & board games
  • On-shore Beach Sports
  • Fitness Centre, jogging track
  • The Oasis adult retreat
  • Fitness, dance, circus classes
  • Classes for art, cooking
  • ‘Ceremonies at Sea’ weddings etc
  • ‘Events at Sea’ organised
  • Photo shop, Art auctions
  • Library
  • UNDER 18
  • Children’s Centre facilities(1-3y)
  • Group child minding (late night, 3-13 y, pay)
  • Turtle Cove (3-6 y)
  • Shark Shack (7-10 y)
  • HQ (11-14 y)
  • HQ+ (15-17 y)
  • PlayStation, Wii competitions
  • OTHER
  • Internet, Wi-Fi access (pay)
  • Mobile (International roaming; pay service provider)
  • Laundrette
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Elevators (9)
  • Medical emergency centre
  • Smoking in selected outdoor areas

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Gratuities - tipping is neither expected nor required
  • All main meals on-board
  • Coffee, tea, milk & hot snacks
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • Open/anytime or traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Bridge director on select cruises
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Valet, laundry & concierge services (Suites, Mini-suites)
  • Weddings, ceremonies, group events options
  • Port maps and/or guide books
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues
  • Room service menu items
  • Workshops, classes & programs
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Childcare night services (3-12 yrs, 10pm-1am)

Best Value Cruises

Discover Vanuatu Cruise P443
Pacific Pearl - Discover Vanuatu Cruise P443
10 nights from
$1,099
($110 per day)
Melanesian Discovery Cruise P505
Pacific Pearl - Melanesian Discovery Cruise P505
10 nights from
$1,099
($110 per day)
Vanuatu Explorer Cruise P431
Pacific Pearl - Vanuatu Explorer Cruise P431
11 nights from
$1,219
($111 per day)

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