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Northern Explorer Cruise - X427E

Ship: Pacific Explorer   
Departure: Saturday, June 15, 2024
Nights: 19 nights
Departs: Fremantle
Returns: Sydney
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  • Itinerary

    Northern Explorer Cruise - X427E

    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 Saturday, June 15, 2024 Fremantle, Australia Embark 4:00 PM
    View of Fremantle, Australia

    All cruise ships berth at the Fremantle Passenger Terminal on Victoria Quay, in the heart of Fremantle’s bustling commercial port. Fremantle is a day-out destination with historic buildings, eateries, tourist attractions and ferries up the Swan River to the City, and off-shore to Rottnest Island. Cars can set-down passengers and find long-term parking nearby. Read more about Fremantle, Australia

    2 Sunday, June 16, 2024 At Sea
    3 Monday, June 17, 2024 Exmouth, Australia 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Exmouth, Australia

    Exmouth is a small resort town situated just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, 1100km north of Perth in Western Australia. The location was a WWII military base, and the town was established in 1967 to support the nearby US Naval Communication Station. Some structures are still used by the Australian navy. Read more about Exmouth, Australia

    4 Tuesday, June 18, 2024 At Sea
    5 Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Broome, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Broome, Australia

    Broome, situated on a peninsula in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, is known as the ‘pearl of the north’ due to its being the home of the South Sea pearls, among the largest commercially harvested cultured pearls in the world. In the 1800s Broome attracted pearl divers from Japan, Malaysia and the Philippines, resulting in the delightful multicultural town it is today. Visitors can witness first-hand how Broome pearls are cultured on a cruise to a local pearl farm, and hear the romantic stories of the original pearl luggers. Read more about Broome, Australia

    6 Thursday, June 20, 2024 Cockatoo Island, Australia 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
    View of Cockatoo Island, Australia

    Cockatoo Island, Western Australia, is part of the Buccaneer Archipelago, consisting of a thousand islands with stunning scenery of unbelievable colours, and hidden reefs, off the Kimberley coast near Broome. The warm weather and water, and remoteness of the islands, have created an incredible breeding ground for a huge array of wildlife. The ocean waters that surround the hundreds of islands in the region are home to humpback whales (between August and October) and year-round ocean fishing. Read more about Cockatoo Island, Australia

    6 Thursday, June 20, 2024 Raft Point, Australia
    7 Friday, June 21, 2024 Kuri Bay, Australia 6:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Kuri Bay, Australia

    Kuri Bay is located in NE Western Australia, 370 km NE of Broome, and opens into the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by red cliffs, the bay is sheltered from inclement weather. With its tropical savannah climate, it is home to Australia's first cultured pearl farm, founded in 1956, one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Read more about Kuri Bay, Australia

    8 Saturday, June 22, 2024 At Sea
    9 Sunday, June 23, 2024 Darwin, Australia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Darwin, Australia

    The new Darwin cruise ship terminal at Fort Hill Wharf is adjacent to the convention centre, only one kilometre from Darwin’s CBD. Modern amenities, hotels and parking are there, plus a mini-market with beautiful local productions – Aboriginal art and crafts, diamonds and opals, and eateries, distinctive of the Top End. Darwin is a home port for the small luxury vessels Coral Princess and Coral Discoverer that explore the Kimberley coast to Broome. Read more about Darwin, Australia

    10 Monday, June 24, 2024 At Sea
    11 Tuesday, June 25, 2024 Ambon Island, Indonesia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Ambon Island, Indonesia

    Ambon is a tiny though mountainous, well-watered and fertile island in the middle of the Maluku islands in Indonesia. The favourite activity of visitors is diving, as Ambon is home to an underwater garden of very healthy coral growth, and resultant varied marine life that is easily accessible, and shows no indication of human interference. Discover centuries-old fortresses and the literature of local kingdoms that traces the story of the people, from periods of prosperity to escalating and controlled trades, harsh colonialism, a gruelling struggle, and finally, to independence. Read more about Ambon Island, Indonesia

    12 Wednesday, June 26, 2024 At Sea
    13 Thursday, June 27, 2024 At Sea
    14 Friday, June 28, 2024 At Sea
    15 Saturday, June 29, 2024 Cairns, Australia 7:00 AM 4:00 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

    16 Sunday, June 30, 2024 Airlie Beach, Australia 9:00 AM 6:00 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

    17 Monday, July 1, 2024 At Sea
    18 Tuesday, July 2, 2024 Brisbane, Australia 6:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Brisbane, Australia

    Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, located in the sunshine state as it boasts of having over 280 days of sunshine per year. Brisbane is known for its laid back and friendly atmosphere, sophisticated art galleries and museums, beautiful botanic gardens, premium shopping in the heart of the CBD and Moreton Bay. The Brisbane River, which flows through the city, gives you great access to both north and south via the famous CityCats. Read more about Brisbane, Australia

    19 Wednesday, July 3, 2024 At Sea
    20 Thursday, July 4, 2024 Sydney, Australia 7:00 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's 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



    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.



    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, itrsquo;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.



    Outside on the Pacific Explorer 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 wonrsquo;t miss a single ocean view. It's nice to know therersquo;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.



    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.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Pacific Explorer


    • 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
  • Promotions

    Current Cruise Deals for Pacific Explorer

    Value Plus Fare

    Value Plus Fare

    The Value Plus Fare offers inclusions, value-adds and flexibility.
    • Includes Beverage Package for the first two guests in room for sailings (Less than 7 nights soft drink package only)*
    • Includes Premium Wi-Fi Package for the first two guests in room (effective for new bookings from 15 Nov 2023)
    • PLUS
    • Free name change and Choose your cabin number.
    • Flexible Payment & Refund Policy: Full payment due 75 days prior to cruise departure, or cancel up to 6 months prior to departure for a refund.
    • Combinable with other offers & Future Cruise Credits.

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Value Fare

    Value Fare

    The Value Fare offers great flexibility at a reasonable price

    • 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

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    P&O Cruises Onboard Credit & Reduced Deposit Offer

    P&O Cruises Onboard Credit & Reduced Deposit Offer

    • Reduced deposit $99 per person*
    • Bonus $100 onboard spending money per stateroom*
    Valid on Value or Value Plus fares

    Terms & Conditions apply.

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  • Northern Explorer Cruise - X427E

    Cruiseline: P&O Cruises Australia Ship: Pacific Explorer Departure: Saturday, June 15, 2024 Nights: 19 nights Departs: Fremantle Returns: Sydney

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