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Benice was her usual excellent self. Always feel comfortable and in safe hands with her."
- Wayne C

Why Clean Cruising?

  • Family owned & operated
  • Australian based team
  • Same consultant from start to finish
  • Free printed documentation and ticket wallet
  • Combine with flights, hotels, insurance and save
  • Flexible payment options including interest free finance and layby

Pacific Explorer has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5
based on 91 guests we surveyed after their cruise.

Category Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Average rating

4.2

4

4.1

4

4.6

Browse all Pacific Explorer cruise reviews and ratings below.

Reviewed by Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Ray M
28 May 2018
Debbie B
24 May 2018
Victoria C
18 May 2018
Alan E
14 May 2018
Robert F
30 Apr 2018
Susan W
28 Apr 2018
Miki K
20 Apr 2018
Leanne A
16 Apr 2018
Mike J
11 Apr 2018
Loretta O
5 Apr 2018
Michelle K
4 Apr 2018
Glenn P
30 Mar 2018
Mick H
26 Mar 2018
Christine S
26 Mar 2018
Sue L
22 Mar 2018
Angie P
22 Mar 2018
Maureen R
20 Mar 2018
Deborah K
10 Mar 2018
Frank M
10 Mar 2018
Helen M
6 Mar 2018
Michelle C
4 Mar 2018
Christina J
4 Mar 2018
Jim C
26 Feb 2018
Grant F
26 Feb 2018
Cyril H
26 Feb 2018
Jane B
13 Feb 2018
David D
10 Feb 2018
Susan A
9 Feb 2018
Maurice P
6 Feb 2018
Bruce M
29 Jan 2018
Kareen M
23 Jan 2018
Trish S
20 Jan 2018
Anne K
16 Jan 2018
Connie S
13 Jan 2018
Marie F
12 Jan 2018
Maria W
12 Jan 2018
Diana R
8 Jan 2018
Bronwyn M
7 Jan 2018
Audra F
4 Jan 2018
Paul J
3 Jan 2018
Margaret N
31 Dec 2017
Deidre A
31 Dec 2017
Violet K
22 Dec 2017
Victoria A
11 Dec 2017
Peter I
8 Dec 2017
David A
4 Dec 2017
David A
4 Dec 2017
Margaret O
4 Dec 2017
Lance V
4 Dec 2017
Gustjenni S
22 Nov 2017
Carolyn G
21 Nov 2017
Ally T
21 Nov 2017
Thierry G
14 Nov 2017
Elaine mary M
14 Nov 2017
Barbara M
8 Nov 2017
Anne W
7 Oct 2017
Kristy M
3 Oct 2017
Garry C
23 Sep 2017
Aziza M
23 Sep 2017
Lee E
20 Sep 2017
Stacey H
19 Sep 2017
Stacey H
19 Sep 2017
Linda H
13 Sep 2017
Gina K
4 Sep 2017
Debbie B
28 Aug 2017
Katherine P
26 Aug 2017
Robert G
25 Aug 2017
Amanda F
22 Aug 2017
Sandra M
11 Aug 2017
Jonathan B
7 Aug 2017
Christine B
7 Aug 2017
Sharon T
7 Aug 2017
Ian H
6 Aug 2017
Margaret M
6 Aug 2017
Michael A
30 Jul 2017
Dianne S
30 Jul 2017
Rosemary F
22 Jul 2017
Robyn B
22 Jul 2017
Malti K
13 Jul 2017
Christian G
12 Jul 2017
Barry R
4 Jul 2017
Anna R
6 May 2017
Samantha S
6 May 2017
Tracey B
6 May 2017
Breeanna P
6 May 2017
Carli F
6 May 2017
Peter F
6 May 2017
Danielle M
6 May 2017
Melanie M
6 May 2017
Elizabeth P
6 May 2017
Jean S
6 May 2017
Pacific Explorer — Ship Review Rating: 4.2 out of 5 based on 91 ratings.
Pacific Explorer

P&O Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Pacific Explorer star rating
Maiden voyage: 1998
Number of decks: 10
Tonnage: 77441
Cabins: 999
Passenger capacity: 1998
Number of crew: 924

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social centre
  • Shops duty-free (outside Australia limits)
  • Shore Tours
  • No tipping, AUD on board
  • ANZ Defence Force onboard credit
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Waterfront Restaurant (with kid’s menus)
  • Dragon Lady (Asian)
  • Angelo’s (Italian)
  • The Pantry (10 choices)
  • Dietary requests (pre-book 60 days)
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Chef’s Table
  • 400 Gradi pizzeria
  • Shell & Bones (seafood)
  • Pre-show dinner at Waterfront, show in Black Circus
  • Room service menu 24h
  • OTHER DINING
  • Luke’s al fresco burgers
  • Poolside Lobster & Burger
  • Bars & night clubs (6)
  • Bar snacks, drinks
  • New Zealand Natural (pay)
  • Beverage package
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • 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
  • ACTIVITIES
  • 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 2-6, 7-10, 11-14, 15-17 y
  • Sony Playstation VR
  • Group child minding (late night, pay)
  • OTHER
  • 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

What's included? ▼

  • Gratuities & Service charges for Australia-based ships
  • 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
  • REMINDERS
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions

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Happy Customers

Rob was very helpful and even followed up my emails with phone calls which I appreciated."
- Bette A