P&O Cruises

Pacific Explorer

From waterslides high above sea level to exciting new restaurants, bars and edgy stage shows, there’s more to enjoy on P&O's Pacific Explorer. With many exciting experiences included in your fare, you can try it all again, and again, and again.
SHIP TYPE
Large Cruise Ship
PASSENGERS
1,998
CREW
856
LAUNCHED
2017
REFURBISHED
N/A

Pacific Explorer Cruises View all Choose from 151 holidays cruising on board the Pacific Explorer

9 Days Auckland to Auckland

Operator: P&O Cruises

From 1,253

4 Days Melbourne to Melbourne

Operator: P&O Cruises

From 616

5 Days Melbourne to Melbourne

Operator: P&O Cruises

From 687

5 Days Melbourne to Melbourne

Operator: P&O Cruises

From 545

Life on Board Pacific Explorer What can you expect when cruising on board Pacific Explorer

P&O's Pacific Explorer
P&O's Pacific Explorer

From waterslides to exciting new restaurants, bars and edgy stage shows, there’s more to enjoy on P&O's Pacific Explorer. Read more

Something for Everyone!
Something for Everyone!

There's something for every member of the family, with many exciting experiences included in your fare, you can try it all again, and again. Read more

Onboard Activities
Onboard Activities

Try out one of the many adventure activities, launch yourself down a waterslide or perhaps Barefoot Bowls is your cup of tea? Read more

Nightlife
Nightlife

Live music, bars and exciting and exclusive shows been especially designed for P&O Cruises. Read more

Dining
Dining

Three stylish, a la carte restaurants and nine casual eateries are included in your cruise fare. Read more

Themed Cruises
Themed Cruises

From food & wine festivals to comedy & country music, themed cruises are the perfect getaway. Read more

Deck Plans

IF
Interior
IE
Interior
OE
Oceanview
OG
Oceanview
Deck 5
IE
Interior
OE
Oceanview
OG
Oceanview
Deck 6
Deck 7
IE
Interior
ID
Interior
IB
Interior
OG
Oceanview
OF
Oceanview
OI
Oceanview
OV
Oceanview (Obstructed View)
MA
Mini Suite
SA
Suite
Deck 8
IE
Interior
ID
Interior
IB
Interior
OI
Oceanview
OD
Oceanview
BA
Balcony
BE
Balcony
BD
Balcony
BB
Balcony
PT
Penthouse
SA
Suite
Deck 9
ID
Interior
IC
Interior
IA
Interior
OD
Oceanview
BE
Balcony
BD
Balcony
BB
Balcony
BA
Balcony
M5
Mini Suite
MB
Mini Suite
PT
Penthouse
Deck 10
ID
Interior
IC
Interior
IA
Interior
OI
Oceanview
OD
Oceanview
BE
Balcony
BC
Balcony
BB
Balcony
Deck 11
IA
Interior
BC
Balcony
BE
Balcony
Deck 12
Deck 14
Deck 15

Cabins

Inside

Interior

P&O's 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 of bedding combinations including twin, queen, triple and quad share. From 135 sq ft (12.54 sq metres) to 148 sq ft (13.75 sq metres). Must be twin bedding if upper bunk(s) used.

Oceanview

Oceanview

Oceanview Rooms feature a window or porthole so you can let that natural light stream in. Oceanview Rooms are available in a range bedding combinations including twin, queen, triple and quad share. Cabin sizes vary from 135 sq ft (12.54 sq metres) to 155 sq ft (16 sq metres).

Oceanview

Oceanview (Obstructed View)

Oceanview (Obstructed View) Rooms feature a window or porthole. View obstructed by lifeboat or other ship structures. Available in a range bedding combinations including twin, queen, triple and quad share. Cabin sizes vary from 135 sq ft (12.54 sq metres) to 155 sq ft (16 sq metres).

Balcony

Balcony

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. Twin, triple and quad options. 179 sq ft (16.63 sq metres).

Suite

Mini Suite

Fresh air and far out views are all part of the furniture in P&O Mini-Suites. Relax and unwind in a well equipped, comfortable retreat, away from the excitement and pace of onboard life. Twin, triple and quad options. Priority embarkation and disembarkation. Complimentary bath robe and slippers + extra room amenities. 365 sq ft (33.9 sq metres) to 413 sq ft (38.37 sq metres).

Suite

Penthouse

Take it all in with a balcony that look over everyone’s favourite view - the ship’s wake, priority spa, and dinner reservations included. Separate sitting area, priority embarkation, priority tender tickets, priority bookings for shore tours, complimentary laundry service, a Nespresso coffee machine, iPod music system and an invitation to the Senior Officers Cocktail Party (on cruises of 5 nights or more). Optional complimentary afternoon teas and breakfast served in suite.

Suite

Suite

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 Party (on cruises of 5 nights or more). Room size varies between 516 sq ft (47.94 sq metres) and 536 sq ft (49.8 sq metres).

Pacific Explorer Cruise Schedule All 151 cruise sailings by departure date on board Pacific Explorer

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Wednesday
02 Feb 2022
17 Pacific Island Hopper Adelaide to Adelaide
2,133
Friday
18 Feb 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Adelaide to Adelaide
459
Monday
21 Feb 2022
5 Southern Getaway Adelaide to Adelaide
630
Friday
25 Feb 2022
8 A Taste of Tasmania Adelaide to Adelaide
1,067
Friday
04 Mar 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Adelaide to Adelaide
435
Monday
07 Mar 2022
11 Southern Discovery Adelaide to Adelaide
1,405
Thursday
17 Mar 2022
5 Southern Getaway Adelaide to Adelaide
679
Monday
21 Mar 2022
5 Southern Getaway Adelaide to Adelaide
533
Friday
25 Mar 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Adelaide to Adelaide
532
Monday
28 Mar 2022
6 Southern Discovery Adelaide to Fremantle
678
Saturday
02 Apr 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Fremantle to Fremantle
582
Tuesday
05 Apr 2022
5 Exmouth Fremantle to Fremantle
1,358
Saturday
09 Apr 2022
13 Indonesian Adventure Fremantle to Fremantle
1,648
Thursday
21 Apr 2022
5 Exmouth Fremantle to Fremantle
925
Monday
25 Apr 2022
13 Asia Explorer Fremantle to Singapore
1,343
Thursday
19 May 2022
15 Indonesian Explorer Singapore to Cairns
1,631
Thursday
02 Jun 2022
11 Solomon Sea Islands Cairns to Cairns
1,344
Sunday
12 Jun 2022
8 New Guinea Island Encounter Cairns to Cairns
863
Sunday
19 Jun 2022
11 Solomon Sea Islands Cairns to Cairns
1,248
Wednesday
29 Jun 2022
7 Classic Short Break Cairns to Auckland
648
Tuesday
05 Jul 2022
11 Bounty Discovery Auckland to Auckland
1,080
Friday
15 Jul 2022
9 Fiji Encounter Auckland to Auckland
827
Saturday
23 Jul 2022
14 Bounty Adventure Auckland to Auckland
1,391
Friday
05 Aug 2022
10 Pacific Island Hopper Auckland to Auckland
976
Sunday
14 Aug 2022
11 Tongan Discovery Auckland to Auckland
1,080
Wednesday
24 Aug 2022
10 Pacific Island Hopper Auckland to Auckland
1,187
Friday
02 Sep 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Auckland to Auckland
386
Monday
05 Sep 2022
11 Bounty Discovery Auckland to Auckland
1,278
Thursday
15 Sep 2022
9 Fiji Encounter Auckland to Auckland
1,096
Friday
23 Sep 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Auckland to Auckland
480
Monday
26 Sep 2022
5 Picton Auckland to Auckland
501
Friday
30 Sep 2022
10 Pacific Island Hopper Auckland to Auckland
1,247
Sunday
09 Oct 2022
9 Fiji Encounter Auckland to Auckland
1,139
Monday
17 Oct 2022
5 Picton Auckland to Auckland
473
Friday
21 Oct 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Auckland to Auckland
405
Monday
24 Oct 2022
11 Bounty Discovery Auckland to Auckland
1,329
Thursday
03 Nov 2022
9 Kiwi Explorer Auckland to Auckland
1,253
Friday
11 Nov 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Auckland to Auckland
664
Monday
14 Nov 2022
11 Bounty Discovery Auckland to Auckland
1,330
Thursday
24 Nov 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Auckland to Auckland
521
Sunday
27 Nov 2022
6 Classic Short Break Auckland to Melbourne
472
Friday
02 Dec 2022
8 A Taste of Tasmania Melbourne to Melbourne
811
Friday
09 Dec 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Melbourne to Melbourne
735
Monday
12 Dec 2022
5 Kangaroo Island Melbourne to Melbourne
688
Friday
16 Dec 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Melbourne to Melbourne
616
Monday
19 Dec 2022
9 Christmas Cruise Melbourne to Melbourne
1,443
Tuesday
27 Dec 2022
4 Comedy Cruise Melbourne to Melbourne
616
Friday
30 Dec 2022
13 New Year's Eve Cruise Melbourne to Melbourne
2,071
Wednesday
11 Jan 2023
7 Southern Getaway Melbourne to Melbourne
949
Tuesday
17 Jan 2023
5 Kangaroo Island Melbourne to Melbourne
545
Cruise Content
Cabin images are sourced from P&O Cruises. These should be treated as indicative only. Cabin inclusions, upholsteries and room layout may differ to the image(s) shown depending on sailing dates.

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