In July 2011, we searched far and wide to find Australia’s ultimate landlubbers – people who have never been on a cruise holiday and never wanted to.
We think a P&O Cruises holiday is hard to beat but some people take a little convincing. We wanted landlubbers to experience everything they’d been missing about a cruise holiday especially one with us, P&O Cruises.
Six lucky landlubbers were welcomed aboard and cruised the Pacific Islands for 9 fantastic nights enjoying our famous hospitality. Click on their videos and see if we changed their minds.
The Hendersons had a lot of reservations about cruising with a family onboard. Is there enough to keep their two young boys occupied for the full length of a cruise?Read more
Lewis and Colleen
Lewis is a surfer who enjoys travelling with good food, good company and great activities. He thought he'd be trapped on a cruise with nothing to do.Read more
Lois and Peter
Living nearly 500kms from the coast, Lois and Peter haven't spent much time on the water so seasickness was a concern. Peter also thought he would miss Lois' cooking.Read more
Mick & Jess
Mick and Jess live an active life and thought cruising lacked entertainment they would enjoy. They thought they would feel pressured to take part in activities.Read more
Tracey & Marty
Tracey loves to keep healthy in both body and mind. But she didn't believe that you can maintain this lifestyle on a cruise.Read more
Natasha & Lee
Natasha and Lee have a very active life and are constantly taking up new hobbies like Kite Surfing. They thought they would get bored with a limited amount of activities.Read more