Christmas Cruises

Want a spot at the top of everyone’s “nice list” these Christmas holidays? Book yourself and your loved ones into a P&O Christmas cruise and spend the silly season at sea on an unforgettable Christmas holiday.

From delightful decorations to joyous yuletide carols, our Christmas cruises will whisk you away to a holiday wonderland that’s unlike anything you’ll experience on land. Enjoy quality time with your loved ones as you partake in delicious Christmas feasts with all the trimmings, get front-row seats to our action-packed onboard entertainment program, or simply recline by the pool and watch the world drift by.

With 60 cruise activities to choose from everyday, there’s truly something for everyone. Little ones will thrill at the sight of Santa Claus on Christmas day, while Cruiselings of all ages will love celebrating with new and old friends at one of our many onboard parties.

Lift the lid on a magical Christmas holiday

Leave Christmas cooking, clean up, and travel time home from holiday parties on the shore and set sail for several dreamy nights onboard a P&O Christmas cruise. With an endless supply of laughter and irresistable Christmas cheer, our Christmas cruises are a fantastic way to start a new family holiday tradition.

Head for the high seas and enjoy uninterrupted good times and celebrations, alongside opportunities to discover incredible cruise destinations with your nearest and dearest. Whether you’re exploring an Australian cruise destination or diving into the best that the Pacific Islands have to offer, you’re sure to make enough happy memories to last for years to come.

Plus, with plenty of things to do onboard and a P&O Shore Tour to suit every taste, budget, and fitness level at each port of call, the hardest thing will be choosing what to do next!

Explore stunning cruise destinations

Lounge on a pristine beach in Lifou, discover a sophisticated provincial French town in Noumea, or enjoy the adventure holiday of a lifetime in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Our Christmas cruises let you dip your toes into the waters of laidback island life and experience the rare, unspoilt beauty of the Pacific Islands.

Prefer to stay a little closer to home? Christmas cruises from Melbourne take you on a whirlwind adventure through scenic southern Australia, and call into Kangaroo Island, Hobart, and Burnie. Whether you’re a foodie, a nature lover, or intrepid adventurer, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore the many wonders right here in our Aussie backyard.

Find a Christmas Cruise

P&O Christmas cruises depart from Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane and take you to some amazing cruise destinations. You’ll spend the silly season hopping from one idyllic destination to the next and enjoy a new level of festive fun.

Never miss a Christmas cruise deal

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