About P&O Cruises 

P&O Cruises vintage poster and handbookP&O Cruises has a long history of bringing the best cruise deals and cruise packages to the world.

Since 1932, we've been taking people on their dream cruise vacation and today over 100,000 cruisers a year come with us to destinations throughout the Pacific Islands.

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The P&O Cruises Fleet

Pacific Dawn

70,000 tons, 2,020 passengers, based in Brisbane, Pacific Dawn is P&O Cruises' first superliner, offering unprecedented choice in cabins, dining and entertainment.

Pacific  Jewel

70,000 tons, 1,950 passengers, based in Sydney, Pacific Jewel is P&O Cruises' second superliner, offering a fabulous choice in cabins plus new dining and entertainment.

Pacific  Pearl

63,500 tons, 1,800 passengers, cruises from Sydney and Auckland as New Zealand's first and only superliner.

Who holidays with P&O Cruises? 

Today, cruising is one of the most popular and fastest growing sectors in tourism. According to the latest International Cruise Council Australasia statistics, the number of Australians taking cruise holidays increased by eighteen per cent to more than 330,000 in 2008.

P&O Cruises' passengers come from all over the world, with our ships offering something for everyone. In fact, almost 30 per cent of passengers are families, about 45 per cent are couples and over 20 per cent are friends travelling together.

Cruise lovers range from children to retirees, with 31% of passengers aged 0-29, 49% aged 30-59 and 20% aged over 60. The average age is 42. Our great cruise packages keep passengers coming back year after year. Over 40 per cent of people who sail with us have experienced an unforgettable holiday with us before. 

Sister Lines 

P&O Cruises is part of Carnival Corporation & PLC. As the largest cruise vacation group in the world, we currently represent eleven distinctive brands operating worldwide. These include Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, The Yachts of Seabourn, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Ocean Village, AIDA and P&O Cruises Australia.

Our Ships