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Discover Vanuatu Cruise - X146N

Departure: Friday, October 15, 2021
Nights: 8 nights
Departs: Brisbane
Returns: Brisbane
Return Trip
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trip
Duration
8
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
4
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Discover Vanuatu Cruise - X146N

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, October 15, 2021 Brisbane, Australia Embark 3:00 PM

    For those with a little more time to spend in and around Brisbane, Head down south to the Gold Coast - only an hour away - where you can experience the iconic Surfers Paradise main beach, shop at the unmissable Pacific Fair, hold a koala and pat a kangaroo at the nearby Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary or hop on the AquaDuck for a family fun tour of the Gold Coast. Heading north-west from Brisbane, you will come across the picturesque Maleny and Montville. These towns are perfect for a day-trip or a couple of nights located high on the Blackall Range, with magnificent views of the Sunshine Coast. They are home to lovely cafes and restaurants, once-off boutique purchases and art galleries. learn more

    2 Saturday, October 16, 2021 At Sea
    3 Sunday, October 17, 2021 At Sea
    4 Monday, October 18, 2021 Noumea, New Caledonia 8:00 AM 5:30 PM

    Noumea is a culturally diverse city and it is reflected throughout its streets. Take a look around the art galleries or the beautifully restored Nouméa City Hall, which now houses the city museum. Take the time to visit and learn about the rich local Kanak culture. The largest cultural group of New Caledonia and very warm and welcoming in nature, you can experience it by visiting a tribe, attending one of the Tribal island festivals or tasting the local cuisine. learn more

    5 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Mystery Island, Vanuatu 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

    Even though there is an US built airstrip dating back to WWII, Mystery island is only accessible by cruise ship. Once you step off your tender boat, your breath is taken away by the natural beauty. Whether you are staying close to the island facilities or want to venture off to find your perfect snorkeling spot, you will have a lovely relaxing day soaking up the sun! When you are ready to explore the island, start with the local markets and see what souvenir gifts they have to offer. learn more

    6 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Port Vila, Vanuatu 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

    Port Vila has so much to offer when it comes to sightseeing! Strap yourself into a dune buggy and explore the beautiful surroundings on a jungle and beach tour, dive into crystal clear blue waters at the popular Blue Lagoon or just a short 30 min trip to experience the breathtaking Mele Cascades, a stunning cascading waterfall nestled in semi-tropical rainforest. Port Vila even has the world's first underwater post office! Located on the nearby Hideaway Island, this post office allows you to purchase a waterproof postcard, dive into the ocean and post it! learn more

    7 Thursday, October 21, 2021 At Sea
    8 Friday, October 22, 2021 At Sea
    9 Saturday, October 23, 2021 Brisbane, Australia 6:00 AM Disembark

    For those with a little more time to spend in and around Brisbane, Head down south to the Gold Coast - only an hour away - where you can experience the iconic Surfers Paradise main beach, shop at the unmissable Pacific Fair, hold a koala and pat a kangaroo at the nearby Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary or hop on the AquaDuck for a family fun tour of the Gold Coast. Heading north-west from Brisbane, you will come across the picturesque Maleny and Montville. These towns are perfect for a day-trip or a couple of nights located high on the Blackall Range, with magnificent views of the Sunshine Coast. They are home to lovely cafes and restaurants, once-off boutique purchases and art galleries. learn more

  • Ship

    Pacific Explorer Overview

    Pacific Explorer

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    Pacific Explorer was one of many firsts for the P&O fleet. She was completely transformed in 2017 from her former life as Dawn Princess (sister ship to Sea & Sun Princess), with a multi-million dollar refurbishment, she was brought across to enhance the P&O experience. Her fresh, modern look has been thoughtfully designed to bring exciting new venues, high-class entertainment and sought after attractions. Measuring at 77,441 GT, Pacific Explorer carries 1,998 passengers with plenty of quad share cabin options for families. Bringing the best of Australian way of life to the seas is what P&O pride themselves on. Whether the kids are chasing the sun filled days at the water park or the adults want their own sanctuary to enjoy some cocktails, there is something for everyone on the Pacific Explorer. Zoom down the Disco Diver or Super Slider waterslides as often as you like, make a splash in the interactive water parks or choose your thrill with the P&O Edge Adventure park. Be spoilt for choice with twelve different dining options included in your fare, with P&O bringing the popular ‘The Pantry’ restaurant aboard. Enjoy the innovative and fun of bars as well as the variety of incredible stage shows at night. Celebrate a special occasion with something extra special in one of the specialty dining restaurants; Celebrity chef Luke Mangan has two restaurants onboard or there’s the award-winning pizza in 400 Gradi just to name a couple.

  • Cabins

    Pacific Explorer Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Pacific Explorer Inside on the Pacific Explorer

    Cabin Types

    IF, IE, ID, IC, IB, IA

    Average Cabin Size – 13.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Wake up with your loved ones! Equipped with everything you need, it's the prefect sanctuary after a full day of adventure on deck and ashore. Twin rooms feature twin beds which can convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature two lower and two upper (bunk) beds. Some rooms can accommodate up to 3-4 adults / children.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Pacific Explorer Oceanview on the Pacific Explorer

    Cabin Types

    OG, OF, OE, OD, OV, OI

    Average Cabin Size – 14.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Oceanview rooms feature a window or porthole so you won’t miss a single ocean view. It's nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped with everything you need. Twin rooms feature twin beds which can convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature two lower and two upper (bunk) beds. Some rooms can accommodate up to 3-4 adults / children.

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Pacific Explorer Balcony on the Pacific Explorer

    Cabin Types

    BA, BE, BD, BC, BB

    Average Cabin Size – 16.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 2.6 m2

    Open your doors and let the outside in! Make the most of your time at sea with your own private Balcony Room, it’s the best way to enjoy all the comfort of our onboard rooms and all the beauty of living on the ocean. Twin single beds that convert into a queen bed. Some rooms can accommodate up to 3-4 adults / children.

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Pacific Explorer Suite on the Pacific Explorer

    Cabin Types

    PT, SA, MB, M5, MA

    Average Cabin Size – 45.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 14.4 m2

    If you're looking for a whole new level of luxury the exclusive penthouse room is for you. Our new Penthouses feature a large spa bath, spacious sitting area, separate dining area, private balcony and floor to ceiling windows. Twin beds that convert into a queen-size bed plus a double sofa bed. Some rooms can accommodate up to 4 adults / children.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Pacific Explorer

    Legend

    • Obstructed View
    • Public toilet
    • Queen bed not convertible to two twin beds
    • Third berth available
    • Third or Fourth berth available
    • Two lower beds not convertible to queen; shower facilities only
    • Wheelchair accessible
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    Discover Vanuatu Cruise - X146N

    Cruiseline: P&O Cruises Australia Ship: Pacific Explorer Departure: Friday, October 15, 2021 Nights: 8 nights Departs: Brisbane Returns: Brisbane

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