Pacific Aria

About Pacific Aria

Pacific Aria offers sixteen dining experiences, world-class entertainment and spaces designed for you and your family to unwind. catch a movie at the Premium Cinema and swim in the top deck pool – it’s open no matter the weather thanks to a climate controlled retractable roof! This is cruising made for Modern Australia.

P&O Cruises today revealed the name of the next 3000-guest ship that will join the fleet in 2021, Pacific Encounter. As part of our commitment to refresh P&O Cruises' fleet, we have recently announced that we will be farewelling Pacific Dawn and Pacific Aria in February and April 2021 respectively. Please be assured we are working hard to offer you alternative choices and we thank you for your patience as we assist you with your cruise holiday.

If you are booked on a Pacific Aria cruise departing on or after 9th March 2021, you will receive email communication today with details of alternative arrangements we have made for you to consider. We expect all guests to be moved to alternative cruises by 13th December.

What happens now?

  • Pacific Aria’s final cruise will be on 9th April 2021 (MEL - SIN). Cruises from A114 onwards have been cancelled.
  • Guests booked on selected impacted cruises have the option of rebooking an equivalent or near equivalent cruise on another P&O ship or receiving a full refund, if no alternative cruises are suitable.

If you would like to discuss this further with us, please call us on 1300 550 491 (AU)/0800 543 177 (NZ) as of Tuesday 26th November, or you can email us at

P&O want to give guests every opportunity to sail on Pacific Aria's sentimental final cruise with P&O. Pacific Aria will depart Melbourne on 9th April 2021 sailing to Singapore via Fremantle. There are three great options for guests to say farewell to this magificent ship.

  • Option One -- a fantastic 6-nights 'Southern Discovery' cruise from Melbourne to Fremantle calling at Esperance and Albany
  • Option Two -- the Asia and Australia Explorer 12-nights cruise from Fremantle to Singapore
  • Option Three -- the 'full farewell, a combined 18-nights voyage from Melbourne right through to Singapore via Fremantle.

The above cruises will be on sale from Tuesday, 3rd December.


  • Calling from Australia:
  • Telephone: 00 11 1 321 837 6315 or 00 11 1 321 837 6316
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Fast Facts

  • Capacity

    1,260 guests, lower berths

  • Decks

    9 guests decks

  • Max Speed

    20 knots

  • Length


  • Weight

    55,820 gross tonnage

  • Built

    UK registration

Blue Room

Head to the Blue Room for live music all day (and all night) long. With everything from Blues to RnB, jazz and funk, this isn’t your typical cruise music. It’s the perfect venue for a nightcap after one of our brand new production shows or themed parties.

Chef's Table

The Chef's Table - Gourmet Degustation - EXCLUSIVE DINING - Take a seat at Chef's Table and let the Executive Chef personally treat you to his specially selected degustation menu in an intimate, private .

Top Deck Pools

Enjoy the climate controlled haven of the top deck pool. With understated decor and high end furnishings in a relaxed setting, the design brings the indoors, outdoors. And the retractable roof lets you relax during the day or enjoy live music and cocktails in the evening, no matter the weather.

The Dome

Let our resident DJs help you dance the night away. They know just how to get the party started so make sure you wear the right shoes to burn a hole in the dance floor.


Open your doors and let the outside in! Make the most of your time at sea with your own private Balcony room.


Wake up with your loved ones! Our Interior rooms are perfect for both families and couples.


Oceanview rooms feature a window or porthole so you won’t miss a single ocean view.


Fresh air and far out views are all part of the furniture in our Suites. They offer the high life on the high seas.

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