Open your doors and let the outside in! Make the most of your time at sea with your own private Balcony Room, it’s the best way to enjoy all the comfort of our onboard rooms and all the beauty of living on the ocean. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it that’s equipped with everything you need.
Balcony rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room including:
Wake up with your loved ones! Interior rooms are perfect for both families and couples. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped with everything you need. Interior rooms are available in a range bedding combinations including twin, double, triple and quad share.
Interior rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room including:
Fresh air and far out views are all part of the furniture in Mini-Suites. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped with everything you need.
Mini-Suites feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room, including:
Oceanview rooms feature a porthole so you won’t miss a single ocean view. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped with everything you need. Oceanview rooms are available in a range bedding combinations including twin, double, triple and quad share.
Obstructed Oceanview rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room including:
Oceanview rooms feature a window so you won’t miss a single ocean view. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped with everything you need. Oceanview rooms are available in a range bedding combinations including twin, double, triple and quad share.
Oceanview rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room including:
If you’re looking for a whole new level of luxury the exclusive Penthouse is for you. The new Penthouses feature a large spa bath, spacious sitting area, separate dining area, private balcony and floor to ceiling windows for those ocean views you just can’t miss.
Penthouses feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room and so much more:
Offering the high life on the high seas with a balcony, separate sitting area, priority embarkation, complimentary laundry service, a Nespresso coffee machine, iPod music system and an invitation to the Senior Officers Cocktail (on cruises of 5 nights or more).
Suites feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room, including:
The choice is yours here in The Pantry! Choose from 9 dining options.
Technically all of restaurants are on the waterfront, but you get the idea. With over 40 à la carte menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this modern Australian restaurant serves up a sophisticated selection of both classic dishes and cutting edge cuisine. Plus you can keep the kids happy with our mini menu. Offering a huge choice of menu options that are both nutritious and sure to please, the kids specials menu changes daily, so even the fussiest eaters will find something they’ll love. The Waterfront restaurant is available on all P&O ships and is open for breakfast and dinner every day and lunch most days.
When it comes to food, Italians sure are passionate. The chefs at Angelo’s are no different.
From the first bite to the last mouthful, the menu at Angelo’s is Italian food done the right way. Think soul warming traditional dishes with a delicious modern twist. Surrounded by images of Latin legends captured by one of Italy’s most famous photographers, Angelo Frontoni, the restaurant is the perfect setting to enjoy la dolce vita as you indulge in a meal to remember.
Good food takes time, so that’s why Angelo’s is open for dinner only. Book a table and the chefs will spend the day preparing your set menu so you can spend the day dreaming of a feast shared with loved ones, new friends and old favourites.
Immerse yourself in the intoxicating flavours of Asia at our brand new restaurant, Dragon Lady.
From steaming baskets of dumplings to sizzling plates of spicy stir-fry, Dragon Lady is bringing the heat. With a sultry mix of dark timbers and midnight blue tones, it boasts an intimate and mysterious setting. Be seduced by the exotic scents and spices of a menu inspired by Australians’ passion for Asian cuisine. Bursting with flavour, every mouthful promises a tantalising night in the Orient. Open every night for dinner, featuring a fixed menu giving guests the opportunity to enjoy a sensual feast of Chinese, Thai, Indian or Japanese.
Foodies rejoice! Pacific Explorer will be home to a new Pizzeria, 400 Gradi, overseen by famed and award-wining Melbourne pizza chef Johnny Di Francesco who won the Best Pizza in the World award in 2014. Buon appetite!
Following on from the success of Salt grill by Luke Mangan across we’re excited to introduce the new casual al fresco outlet Luke’s on Pacific Explorer, serving up some seriously delicious burgers.
Enjoy a bounty of sumptuous seafood at our new venue, Shell & Bones. Featuring crab from Queensland, blue mussels from South Australia and much more, this restaurant is set to reel in guests. Or, take a pick of items off the grill with beef short ribs and roasted chicken. Alongside, there are vegetarian options as well, with a sweet treat for all to finish.
For a caffeine fix or sweet treat anytime of the day, head straight to The Café. Charlies Bar is snack central.
Why stop at one scoop? Try all your favourite flavours onboard at New Zealand Natural ice cream.
If you don’t feel like eating out, you can order in with our room service menu. Breakfast in bed anyone?
We’re excited to announce a new Partnership with the Archie Rose Distilling Company. You can enjoy their incredible spirits as well as participate in special gin making classes
Make the friendly Explorer Hotel your new local. With comfortable converted window box sets, it's the perfect place to curl up and read a book or relax over a cocktail.
Sip the day away by the pool – you’re never going to feel so relaxed.
Take in a performance or even a game of bingo (charges apply for bingo).
This is a great spot to sit back with a snack or drink and take in all of the action and entertainment happening in the Atrium.
The Blue Room – a New Orleans "speakeasy" lounge bar – decorated with velvet and chrome furnishings is an opulent space ideal for an evening pre or post dinner drink. Passengers can spend the evening listening to live music, anything from funk to Blues, and Jazz to RnB.
Black Circus takes onboard entertainment to new levels with exclusive dinner and show packages and a glamorous cabaret style show. It’s the ultimate night out full of spectacle and outrageous fun!
Love Riot Show: A hand-picked cast of elite performers from around the globe will take you on a silicon dipped, high gloss, high-octane experience which is bound to take you hostage, capture your heart and get your pulse racing
*Charges apply to attend the Love Riot Show
$15 is general admission and includes a complimentary cocktail and souvenir glass. $29 is VIP and includes dinner, a complimentary cocktail and souvenir glass
It’s a laugh-a-minute at the adults only sit-down comedy club, the perfect place to kick back and relax onboard, while enjoying a the antics of local comedians.
Calmest spot in the ocean - Leave your worries behind when you enter The Oasis. It’s just like it sounds-a happy, peaceful escape that’s all about the downtime. A child-free refuge where the only soundtrack is the ship’s soothing wake. At The Oasis you can treat yourself to a fancy cocktail or get P&O bartenders to recommend a glass of something special. It’s the perfect place to soak up the sun and settle into a deckchair with your favorite book.
But don't take our word for it, get onboard and pull up a day bed!
There are roulette and blackjack tables, gaming lessons for beginners and poker machines to bring even more luck to your cruise.
Keep the kids happy! P&O Cruises offer 4 kids clubs for different age group from 2 - 17 yrs.
Night time childcare
From 10.30pm until 1am each evening, toilet trained kids three and over can hang out in the Kid’s Clubs for a nominal fee per child, per hour, with a special reduced rate per additional child. Check with Kid’s Club staff for details and prices.
**Please note: toilet trained children two and up are welcome without adult supervision and infants under two may access the centre as long as they are accompanied by a parent/guardian who is over the age of 18
Be the teachers pet - Have you always wanted to know how to make the perfect latte or dance the cha cha? When you cruise with P&O, you can do both! With a range of classes onboard, we'll teach you to master all sorts of skills. Become a vineyard master at P&O wine master classes, enjoy the aromas of freshly ground beans and learn the art of making coffee or shake it 'til you make it with P&O cocktail class. If you're more interested in getting your body moving, sign up for a fitness class or grab a partner and take to the floor with P&O fun dance classes – bet you've never done that before! Last but not least you can unleash your inner creative at P&O arts and crafts class. The best thing about P&O classes? You get to take your new skill home with you.
Check Pacific Daily for class details.
Life on the edge - P&O Edge is not for the faint hearted. If you’re up for some extra adventure, join the adrenalin junkies at P&O Edge Adventure Park. It’s Australia’s largest adventure park at sea, and take it from us, it’s awesome!
With up to 19 exciting activities you can get really get your heart pumping. Reach the top with the funnel climb, don’t look down when crossing the slackline or take a leap of faith on the flying fox.
Pacific Adventures has a minimum age of 6yrs on all activities. Note that to safely participate, you must also be able to correctly fit in the appropriate PPE. Children age from 6-17yrs. Adult ages from 18+
For safety reasons, weight restrictions apply to P&O Edge activities. Pacific Adventures may ask you for your weight before participating in an activity. Note, a maximum weight of 110kg on all activities. Exclusion to this is Bungy trampoline which is maximum of 90kg.
Fancy a show after dinner? Our original production shows are choreographed by a leading Australian production company and designed exclusively for P&O Cruises audiences.
Performed in the impressive two-storey The Marquee theatre and with a number of different shows* featured on each ship, you'll be spoilt for choice.
*Production shows may vary from ship to ship dependent on itineraries
ADULTS ONLY Love Riot **: A hand-picked cast of elite performers from around the globe will take you on a silicon dipped, high gloss, high-octane experience which is bound to take you hostage, capture your heart and get your pulse racing - Held in Black Circus.
**Charges apply to attend the Love Riot Show. $15 is general admission and includes a complimentary cocktail and souvenir glass. $29 is VIP and includes dinner, a complimentary cocktail and souvenir glass
It’s the little things that make a good holiday great, Let P&O Cruises clear your to-do list. Holiday mode starts now. Sit back, relax – P&O Cruises will take care of everything. Here's a sample of a few ways the room service can help you make the most out of your cruise.
Included In Your Fare:
For a little extra:
Shopaholics have good reason to get excited. Whether it’s window-shopping or a shopping spree, this floating marketplace is yours to discover. With top brands in fragrance, cosmetics, fashion, jewellery and accessories, you can top up your holiday wardrobe or fill your suitcase with fashionable finds. Plus, P&O is selling the latest in digital cameras and equipment. Get behind the lens and capture your special moments while onboard and beyond. If fashion and cameras aren’t up your alley, there is no reason to leave the ship empty handed. Visit P&O Tax & Duty Free Shopping+ stores and you can save up to 50% off the recommended retail price.
Home by P&O
In a first for P&O , Pacific Explorer will feature a meticulously curated homewares store complete with beautiful vases, cushions, candles and more.
+Tax and duty-free shopping is not available on Australian coastal cruises, except Queensland cruises featuring Willis Island.
Zone out - Leave the worries of life behind and surrender to the most refreshing gift of all; self-renewal. P&O Spa's have a whole menu of spa experiences for you to enjoy while onboard. P&O Spa's qualified therapists are fully dedicated to renewing your mind, body and spirit through our range of utterly decadent and relaxing therapies. Why not clear the mind with a massage, rejuvenate your skin with a facial or try acupuncture and reflexology? There is a full range of services for men too.
If you want to get a couples massage or visit the spa with your partner, you can. And if you’re not feeling quite ready to strut your stuff poolside, we’ve got you covered with spray-tans, body scrubs, and the full-service range of a hair and beauty salon. The Spa is open daily so you can book an appointment at a time that suits you.
Aqua Fitness - Keeping fit while floating on the deep blue sea is easy. Get your heart pumping in our onboard gym. Or zen-out to the lapping waves while you do a yoga class on P&O sunlit deck. With Aqua Fitness, the way you exercise is up to you. P&O fitness Centre features weight equipment, aerobic conditioning equipment and professional staff that will keep you working hard or help you with anything you need. If classes are more your thing; we offer yoga, pilates, indoor cycling and boot camp. Plus all ships have open-air running track. Take a morning jog in the middle of the ocean with salt wind in your hair and breathtaking views. What could be better motivation than that?
Deck Games - Try your hand at P&O huge selection of deck games including barefoot bowls, golf putting, table tennis, quoits and more.
Pacific Explorer offers 2 x swimming pool and 2 x hot-tubs on Deck 12.
Another pool and a couple more hot-tubs can be found in the Oasis Adults area and part of the Spa.
P&O Cruises have four new themed parties you won’t be able to stop yourself from joining, not that it was ever an option.
Bring your whitest and brightest outfits to this top deck whiteout featuring a DJ, live music, performers, white body paint, white cocktails and more!
Cruises out of New Zealand will celebrate the nation's most beloved colour with Nero - The P&O All Black Party. Don your favourite black wardrobe pieces or All Blacks gear and head to the top deck for a blackout party!
Live the extravagant style of Gatsby in real life. Inspired by the roaring twenties, P&O recreate an evening of fascinating style, sparkling drinks, jazz music and opulence. This high end cocktail party will be complete with themed music, entertainment and classic cocktails.
Get a hit of nostalgia and go back to school for a night of A+ fun. Features include a giant blackboard wall, graffiti decor and even a principal handing out detention slips for the class clowns. Get back to the good old days where your biggest worry was what to have for lunch.
Get glammed up and join us on the pool deck for an afternoon of sin (Sin City, that is). This pool party will be packed with high-energy music, Vegas style cocktails and performers. Think over-the-top, high-energy vibes you can only find in Vegas.
Splish, Splash & Slide The Day Away - Take it up a notch with P&O's seriously splashy waterpark. Let the kids play the day away at P&O's zany waterpark with fun interactive water features or embrace your inner child with a ride one of our waterslides, made for all ages.