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Barrier Reef Discovery Cruise - X232N

Departure: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Nights: 10 nights
Departs: Sydney
Returns: Sydney
Return Trip
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Duration
10
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
5
Ports
Countries Visted
1
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Barrier Reef Discovery Cruise - X232N

    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 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Sydney, Australia Embark 4:00 PM
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Sydney, the capital of New South Wales is located on the east coast of Australia. It is the most popular city to visit as it is best known for the iconic Sydney Harbour, amazing beaches, lush national parks and world-class restaurants. With Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House located around Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and the beautiful botanic gardens to the west and Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach to the east, Sydney is certainly one place you don’t want to miss out on! Read more about Sydney, Australia

    2 Wednesday, August 24, 2022 At Sea
    3 Thursday, August 25, 2022 At Sea
    4 Friday, August 26, 2022 Airlie Beach, Australia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Airlie Beach, Australia

    Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, is the main hub for all Reef activities and access to the Whitsunday Islands. Experience stunning views by day and a vibrant nightlife. If you’re looking for a spot to relax then head to the Airlie Beach Lagoon to relax and unwind. Read more about Airlie Beach, Australia

    5 Saturday, August 27, 2022 Cairns, Australia 9:00 AM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    6 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Cairns, Australia 5:00 PM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    7 Monday, August 29, 2022 Willis Island, Australia 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
    View of Willis Island, Australia

    Located beyond the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea you will find Willis Island, the only permanently inhabited island in the Coral Sea Islands Territory. Willis Island is located approximately 450 kilometres east of Cairns, Queensland. Experience beautiful scenic cruising through the Island and duty-free purchases whilst on board any Australian departure. Read more about Willis Island, Australia

    8 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 At Sea
    9 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Tangalooma, Australia 8:00 AM 8:30 PM
    View of Tangalooma, Australia

    Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma is a resort township on the west side of Moreton Island, just a 70 minute catamaran trip from Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia. Cruise ships from Sydney anchor offshore for a day on the island. Moreton is home to Queensland's oldest operating lighthouse located at Cape Moreton on the northern tip of the island. Read more about Tangalooma, Australia

    10 Thursday, September 1, 2022 At Sea
    11 Friday, September 2, 2022 Sydney, Australia 6:30 AM Disembark
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Sydney, the capital of New South Wales is located on the east coast of Australia. It is the most popular city to visit as it is best known for the iconic Sydney Harbour, amazing beaches, lush national parks and world-class restaurants. With Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House located around Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and the beautiful botanic gardens to the west and Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach to the east, Sydney is certainly one place you don’t want to miss out on! Read more about Sydney, Australia

  • 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 water slides 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

    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.

    Outside

    Outside

    Outside 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

    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

    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

    • Third or Fourth berth available
    • Third berth available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Two lower beds not convertible to queen; shower facilities only
    • Obstructed View
    • Public toilet
    • Queen bed not convertible to two twin beds
  • Other Dates

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    Value Fare

    Value Fare

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    • Flexible Payment Policy: Secure your booking with a reduced deposit, and full payment due 75 days prior to departure.
    • Flexible refund policy : Cancel up to 6 months prior to the cruise departure and receive a refund from P&O.
    • Free name change.
    • Choose your cabin number.
    • Combinable with other offers & Future Cruise Credits.

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  • Barrier Reef Discovery Cruise - X232N

    Cruiseline: P&O Cruises Australia Ship: Pacific Explorer Departure: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Nights: 10 nights Departs: Sydney Returns: Sydney

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