Pacific Explorer, Christmas Cruise ex Melbourne Return

Australia

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8 Night Cruise sailing from Melbourne roundtrip aboard Pacific Explorer.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Melbourne roundtrip aboard Pacific Explorer.

She’s the perfect match for Australia’s fun and sun loving lifestyle complete with two waterslides, a waterpark, barefoot bowling, zip lining, rock climbing and a huge range of bars, pubs and live music venues.

When it comes to dining guests will be spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in the cruise fare

All this combined with P&O’s stylish yet relaxed modern Australian interior designs. We can’t wait to welcome you onboard.

NEW SPACES:
We’re rewriting the rules when it comes to cruise ship interior design. Pacific Explorer features the next evolution of our signature modern Australian interiors with fresh spaces that are stylish yet relaxed.

ONBOARD ACTIVITIES:
The young and the young at heart will enjoy hours of fun on the two waterslides. One is disco themed and features bright lights and music the whole way down!

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES:
Choose from zip lining, rock climbing or you can even walk the plank if you dare!

NEW STAGE SHOWS:
Let us entertain you with a huge range of exciting shows including new show launching on Pacific Explorer, Lets Misbehave.

FIND YOUR NEW LOCAL:
Well known for our social bar scene, Pacific Explorer takes night life to the next level with a huge range of inviting bars and pubs.

Highlights of this cruise:

Melbourne
Bordered by the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne is set on the Yarra River at the top of Port Phillip bay.

Hobart
Hobart is situated on the island of Tasmania and is the southern most capital city in Australia. Straddling the breathtaking Derwent River, Australia's deepest harbour, Hobart is one of the most beautiful areas in both Tasmania, with nearby Mount Wellington dominating the city in the background.

The city of Hobart was founded in 1803 and has numerous heritage areas close to the city centre. There are many museums and galleries which provide interesting information on Hobart’s history. Some of the most popular landmarks in the Hobart area include the Tasman Bridge, Government House, the Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond Bridge - one of the oldest stone bridges in the whole of Australia and Hobart's St. David's

Other world-class Hobart attractions include Derwent River, the Cadbury-Schweppes Chocolate Constitution Dock, Old Hobart Town Model Village, Bicentennial Park, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Salamanca Market - a lively flea market held in Hobart's Salamanca district, which attracts more than 10,000 bargain hunters each week.

Hobart regularly features many exciting festivals and events, including the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, a spectacular race which finishes at Hobart's waterfront at the end of each year in Hobart.

Burnie
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania, originally settled in 1827 as Emu Bay. It now Emu Bay, on the north-west coast. This proudly industrial city is Australia’s fifth largest container port and a vibrant place to visit.

Burnie unveils a wealth of unexpected places to visitors with a few hours up their sleeve or a day or two to set aside. There is spectacular scenery around Burnie with some beautiful waterfalls, including the Guide Falls. For views of the area head to the Fern Glade and Roundhill Lookouts. As well as admiring the views, nature lovers should also visit the Burnie Park and the Emu Valley Rhododendron Gardens.

Other places of interest include the Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Lactos Cheese Factory and the interesting Pioneer Village Museum.

Pricing (per person)