5 best holiday experiences

Looking for an unforgettable holiday experience? Explore the high seas and see the world in a different way on a P&O cruise. Whether you’re a first-time cruiser or a seasoned seafarer, we offer cruise activities and experiences to suit the needs of every traveller.

From adventure parks to nightly entertainment and 60 onboard activities every day, you’ll never run out of things to do on a P&O cruise. Better yet, you’ll avoid the hurdles of conventional land holidays, leaving you more time for the important things: Relaxation and having the best time possible.

Read on to discover our pick of the top 5 cruise experiences for a holiday like no other.

1. Relaxation from the minute you step onboard

One of the best things about our cruises is the incredible level of freedom they give you. Simply step onboard and leave all your worries on the shore as you set sail for endless blue skies. When you’re on a P&O cruise, all you have to worry about is having a good time: Our friendly, professional crew will take care of the rest.

Make the most of your time off with a gym session or by booking into a relaxing treatment at our onboard spa - it’s a cruise experience no one can afford to miss!

Want breakfast in bed? Need extra sheets or towels? All you need to do is ask! Our crew are here to help you have the best cruise holiday experience possible. Whether you want to take things slow, pack as much into your schedule as possible, or find balance between the two, it’s your holiday and your choice. Activities on P&O cruises are varied enough that you can slip into a relaxation routine or dive headfirst into a new adventure every day.

2. Unbeatable choice and variety

Whether you’re taking your first cruise or your fiftieth, the beauty of cruising is that no two cruise experiences are ever exactly alike. Our long list of activities gives you an incredible variety of options for every single day. Where else will you find waterslides, an adventure park, dining options from award-winning Aussie chefs, and star-studded entertainment programs under the same roof? Nowhere on land, that’s for sure!

And with our Shore Tours and exotic destinations, the fun doesn’t stop when you go ashore. Live like a local for a day and explore stunning beaches and portside towns, then return to your room for a night of well-deserved R&R.

3. Edge Adventure Park

As far as fun things to do on a cruise go, it’s hard to go past Edge Adventure Park. Get your heart racing by zip lining the length of the ship, see the ship from a different angle with a daring funnel climb, or put your nerves to the test by walking the plank.

There is a range of Edge passes available, and options for adults and kids alike. Simply book your Edge Pass on Cruise Control before you set sail, or grab your tickets onboard.


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4. Non-stop entertainment

Dive into a barrel of laughs at a comedy show or dance the night away at one of our bars or nightclubs: There’s no such thing as a dull moment on a P&O cruise. Our dazzling lineup of entertainment options will keep you in relaxation mode for every minute of your cruise holiday. From free nightly shows to live music, trivia, and our signature P&O Parties, there’s something to put a smile on every face.

Cruising with kids? Little ones and teens will be in awe of our aptly-named Big Screen, which shows movies, and sporting events throughout the day and night, while the whole family will enjoy putting their feet up at our family-friendly movie sessions.

5. The Oasis

Want to indulge in a little holiday me-time? At the top of our list of cruise activities for adults is a visit to The Oasis, our child-free poolside retreat. Leave the kids at a Kid’s Club and enjoy the sun, serenity, and endless sea views from your deck chair.

The Oasis on every P&O ship is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail, catch up on reading, or simply doze in the sun.

Experience it all aboard a P&O cruise

Kick back or kick things up a notch with our wide range of cruise activities. No matter how you like to holiday, our selection of amazing onboard activities has something for everyone. Find your favourite onboard activity or mix things up every day for a varied holiday experience you won’t find anywhere on land.

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