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One of the world’s most loved Nickelodeon characters, Dora the Explorer, was recently crowned Godmother of P&O Pacific Explorer. In keeping with the ship’s family appeal, and to showcase all the ship has to offer, Dora who loves adventure and trying new activities was the right fit. The Pacific Explorer is the next stage in evolution for P&O Cruises Australia offering a modern holiday with something for everyone.

Carnival Corporation has announced that it will be redeploying the Golden Princess from Princess Cruises to P&O Cruises Australia in 2020.

P&O Cruises Australia continues its commitment to offer guests a quality experience onboard its ships by launching P&O Edge, featuring activities including high ropes, flying fox, laser tag and funnel climbs. P&O has also upgraded its dining options onboard Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden with ThePantry, offering a mix of cuisines instead of the traditional cruise ship buffet.

Cruises from Australia and New Zealand

P&O Cruises Australia operates year round cruises to the South Pacific across all five ships from six ports.

P&O Cruises from Sydney with the Pacific Eden and the Pacific Explorer, whilst the Pacific Dawn and the Pacific Aria offer Queenslanders an extensive range of year round P&O Cruises from Brisbane.

The Pacific Jewel offers P&O Cruises from Melbourne over the summer season, and then transitions across the Tasman to offer New Zealanders winter breaks to the South Pacific with cruises from Auckland.

P&O Cruises Australia also offers some additional departures from CairnsTownsville, and Adelaide.

Cruise Guru’s handy tip for finding the right South Pacific cruise: generally cruises of 7 to 9 nights from the eastern states visit New Caledonia, cruises of 10 to 11 nights may include Vanuatu, and you will need 12 nights or more to reach the islands of Fiji or Tonga.

New to cruising, or short on time? P&O Cruises Australia has a huge range of short cruises whether you are looking for an introductory cruise, a getaway reunion or a weekend birthday celebration. View P&O cruises 1-3 nights or 4-6 nights.

International Cruises

Pacific Aria is also offering two rare 14 night cruises from Brisbane to Singapore and return to Brisbane. The outbound cruise departs on 20 July 2018 via Port Douglas, Darwin, East Timor, Komodo Island and Lombok, and the return cruise is via Bali, Komodo Island, East Timor, Cairns and Airlie Beach, departing on 15 August 2018. These cruises represent outstanding value and offer a rare opportunity to experience Asia with P&O Cruises Australia. Be sure to secure your cabin early.

Best Cruise Deals

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Looking for the best value cruises? View P&O cruises under $500, from $500-$750, and from $751-$1000.

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