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Discover Vanuatu Cruise X025

8 Jun 2020
Pacific Explorer cruises
P&O Cruises Australia
Pacific Explorer
Departure Date
8 Jun 2020
10 nights
Inside Oceanview Balcony Suite

BONUS up to AUD$300 onboard cabin credit for this cruise!
(excludes instant purchase promotional fares)

Itinerary and Ports    Show / Hide Port Details

1 Mon 8 Jun 2020 Sydney, Australia Embark 4:00 PM
2 Tue 9 Jun 2020 At Sea
3 Wed 10 Jun 2020 At Sea
4 Thu 11 Jun 2020 At Sea
5 Fri 12 Jun 2020 Port Vila, Vanuatu 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
6 Sat 13 Jun 2020 Mystery Island, Vanuatu 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
7 Sun 14 Jun 2020 Lifou, New Caledonia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
8 Mon 15 Jun 2020 Isle Of Pines, New Caledonia 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
9 Tue 16 Jun 2020 At Sea
10 Wed 17 Jun 2020 At Sea
11 Thu 18 Jun 2020 Sydney, Australia 7:00 AM Disembark

Be spoiled on the Pacific Explorer experiencing 10 unforgettable nights aboard the Discover Vanuatu Cruise X025 through the waters of South Pacific. Your ship embarks from Sydney with an itinerary that includes 5 ports in 3 countries before returning to Sydney. This 3.5 star voyage from P&O Cruises Australia has 1 more forward departures. We have a limited number of cabins available from $130 per person/day, twin share. So call now and get expert, friendly advice.

Pacific Explorer Overview

Pacific Explorer sails from Sydney until October 2020. Comedy Cruises are 3-night breaks from the office, that offer fun while going nowhere. There are four-night cruises from Sydney to Moreton Bay, 5-nights to Tasmania, and 7-night cruises to Gladstone and the Sunshine Coast. Each year a 6-night cruise departs Sydney for Melbourne to take in the Melbourne Cup, staying two nights. Tickets and transfers to the Cup are included (with option to upgrade to P&O Enclosure). Meanwhile, Pacific Explorer runs cruises of 7 to 16 nights to the South Pacific islands, including Norfolk Island, as well as the popular ports in PNG, Tonga, Fiji, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu. In January 2020 Explorer takes a 14-night cruise to Singapore (for refitting) and returns in February/March. On either voyage there are a few interesting ports in Indonesia and Timor Leste to explore. From November 2020 Explorer departs for its new home base in Brisbane, sailing to PNG, South Pacific islands and the Great Barrier Reef. There’s a Melbourne Cup cruise of 7 nights departing Brisbane 31 October 2020. Cup entrance fees are included, and stay overnight on the ship.


Accommodation includes 410 balcony rooms that include Suites with balcony, Mini-Suites with balcony, and Balcony. Balconies may have either solid steel or toughened glass railings. Also there are 11 grades of Oceanview and Interior staterooms. The recent re-build provides for 22 inter-connecting pairs of cabins for families, and many cabins have a third or 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, and an interactive video system. Outside cabins have 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.

Food and Dining

Dining-wise, there are multiple eateries onboard Pacific Explorer. Dining is where and when you like: “Your Choice Dining” at two main dining options, the formal Waterfront Restaurant (and dress up for the occasional formal dinner), and the casual Pantry with its contemporary café vibe. Designed as an international food market, The Pantry has nine cuisine selections, the ninth in the evening being Shell & Bones seafood. Also head for Angelo’s for Italian and Dragon Lady for Asian delights. There are four alternative (pay extra) options. The line’s celebrity chef Luke Mangan offers his Salt Grill steak and seafood restaurant., and for an exceptional evening make a reservation at Chef’s Table, which include a tour of the galley and commentary by the Executive Chef. 400 Gradi Pizzeria serves great pizzas at a price.


The main attractions are the destinations: the South Pacific, New Zealand, and southern Australia. During sea days there’s plenty of activity day and night to keep you entertained. In the evening having two show lounges (both theatre and cabaret style) is a great way to give passengers more entertainment choices. The Love Riot main show attracts an extra charge for cocktail & souvenir glass; more for a degustation dinner. View all the action and latest movies on the Big Screen day and night on the pool deck. Other entertainment includes game shows and the adults-only Sit Down Comedy Club. On the Promenade deck is the dance floor. There are multiple bars and a casino, much live music and karaoke.

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What's included?

  • Gratuities - tipping is optional
  • Defence personnel benefits
  • 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 notice)

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
  • Tipping and service charges are not required
  • Domestic travel: passport or government issued ID (check ahead)
  • International (even one port): passport valid for 6 months after end of voyage
  • Check any visa requirements
  • Check dress code, health requirements ahead
  • Special needs, dietary requests, arrange at booking
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Smoking on board in designated areas only
  • Don’t bring an aerial drone

What's onboard?

  • Atrium social centre
  • Shops duty-free (outside Australia limits)
  • Shore Tours
  • No tipping, AUD on board
  • ANZ Defence Force onboard credit
  • Waterfront Restaurant (with kid’s menus)
  • Dragon Lady (Asian)
  • Angelo’s (Italian)
  • The Pantry (10 choices)
  • Dietary requests (pre-book 60 days)
  • Chef’s Table
  • 400 Gradi pizzeria
  • Shell & Bones (seafood)
  • Pre-show dinner at Waterfront, show in Black Circus
  • Room service menu 24h
  • Luke’s al fresco burgers
  • Poolside Lobster & Burger
  • Bars & night clubs (6)
  • Bar snacks, drinks
  • New Zealand Natural (pay)
  • Beverage package
  • The Marquee production shows
  • Black Circus show venue
  • Comedy Club (adults)
  • Poolside Screen (movies, sports)
  • Live music, nightclub, parties
  • Theme & Cocktail nights
  • Casino, trivia & game shows
  • Swimming pools (2)
  • Waterslides (2)
  • Waterpark
  • Hot tubs (3)
  • The Oasis adult retreat
  • Wellness seminars
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness classes, Bootcamp at Sea
  • P&O Edge 19 activities (pay) (climbing, zipline, Plank)
  • Hosted deck games
  • Deck, board games
  • Lawn bowls
  • Jogging track
  • Classes for dance, art & craft, drinks, cooking, wine tasting (some pay)
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Whisky & wine tasting
  • Bingo, karaoke
  • Ceremonies, weddings, group events organised
  • Photo, video gallery
  • Library, Card Room
  • UNDER 18
  • Group centres for 2-5, 6-9, 10-13, 14-17 y
  • Organised kids activities
  • Sony Playstation VR
  • Group child minding (late night, pay)
  • Internet, Wi-Fi areas (pay)
  • Mobile (Int’l roaming; pay provider)
  • ATM on board
  • Laundry (self-service & pay)
  • Wheelchair accessible cabins
  • Elevators
  • Medical centre
  • Smoking outdoor areas
  • Power 3-pin 220/240V
  • Daily newsletter
  • Advise dietary, medical, mobility needs at booking

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