Paradise at every turn

Experience a South Pacific holiday of a lifetime with P&O. With 85 years of experience, and the largest number of cruises, P&O takes the stress and hidden costs out of a land holiday with fares that include accommodation, main meals, entertainment and specially curated and unique shore excursions. Start your holiday the moment you step onboard and let us take care of the rest, all you have to worry about is having the time of your life!

The Pacific truly is picture perfect. From Fiji to New Caledonia to Papua New Guinea, P&O Islands cruises take you to some of the most beautiful islands in the region. That’s not all – with P&O you’ll dive a little deeper than the crystal-clear waters. We’ll show you diverse wildlife fascinating culture and beautiful natural wonders.

Find your perfect cruise

Why you’ll love a P&O cruise in the South Pacific

There’s an amazing choice in P&O departures to the Pacific Islands from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland - and a cruise to match every taste and budget. From Brisbane take the Pacific Island Hopper cruise and visit 3 tropical paradises in just 7 days and an added bonus is that these cruises leave on a Saturday so you’re only using 5 days annual leave! From Sydney or Melbourne you can Discover Vanuatu with calls to 4 amazing and different islands.  Or if you want to dig a little deeper, take one of our P&O Voyages of 13+ nights and call at up to 6 idyllic islands with some scenic cruising as well.

For something totally different choose one of our Papua New Guinea cruises.  Ranging from 8 to 11 nights and departing from Brisbane and Sydney, you’ll visit one of the final frontiers of the South Pacific. There are sunken warships, beautiful cultural celebrations and abundant marine life to see close up. There’s an amazing range of shore tours to choose from at most destinations.  

Visiting Ports

Take a P&O Islands cruise and explore our closest neighbours. The hardest thing is to decide exactly what you want to see and do!

Fiji, Samoa & Polynesia

An exciting rush to the senses, this tropical wonderland full of colour, fun and tasty food. Step onto the luxurious shores of Fiji and feel welcomed instantly - it’s said to be one of the happiest places in the world!

More about Fiji

More about Western Samoa

New Caledonia & Loyalty Islands

Be spellbound by the melting pot of cultures in French-speaking New Caledonia. Four pristine isles make up the neighbouring Loyalty Islands. Both destinations feature crystal-blue vistas, bustling local villages and delicious cuisine from Melanesian to Parisienne.

More about New Caledonia

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is one of the most exciting places to discover. Experience age old custom and tradition at the Alotau Cultural Festival, adopt a turtle at the Conflict Islands Turtle Nursery or learn about World War II history in Rabaul. Papua New Guinea is a true gem.

More about Papua New Guinea


In Tonga you’ll well and truly be living on island time. Snorkel in the sparkling ocean waters teeming with sea life and bright corals, swim next to giant humpbacks, explore caves, or immerse yourself in ancient culture and strong traditions.

More about Tonga


Vanuatu is home to vibrant ecosystems that host some of the oldest living cultures on the planet. Make friends with turtles, fly down zip lines or enjoy views you’ve only ever dreamt about. Discover why Vanuatu is the adventure capital of the South Pacific.

More about Vanuatu

Book your Pacific Islands cruise today

Ready for your trip to paradise? Check out our stunning range of cruises to the Pacific Islands below: