Pacific Explorer

Pacific Explorer - Something for Everyone!


Get ready to explore our Pacific Explorer! Whiz down waterslides by day, enjoy great restaurants and bars in the evening and catch an edgy new stage show at night. There’s something for every member of the family.

When it comes to dining guests will be spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in the cruise fare

All this combined with P&O’s stylish yet relaxed modern Australian interior designs. We can’t wait to welcome you onboard.

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Fast Facts


  • Capacity

    1,998 guests, lower berths

  • Decks

    11 guests decks

  • Length

    260m/853ft

  • Weight

    77,441 gross tonnage

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Onboard Activities

Waterslides

The young and the young at heart will enjoy hours of fun on the two waterslides. One is disco themed and features bright lights and music the whole way down!

Adventure Activites

Choose your Adventure with P&O Edge. The P&O Edge Adventure Park is your ticket to action and excitement. Try Rock Climbing, The Flying Fox, Walk the Plank and more.

Nightlife

The Bonded Store & Archie Rose

NEW

We’re proud to introduce our new partnership with Archie Rose Distilling Company. Enjoy their incredible spirits in The Bonded Store and take part in special gin making classes.

Black Circus

NEW

Black Circus takes onboard entertainment to new levels with exclusive dinner and show packages and a glamorous cabaret style show. It’s the ultimate night out full of spectacle and outrageous fun!

Blue Room

You’ll find a selection of talented home-grown Australian musicians playing live every night on Pacific Explorer.

Stage Shows - It's Showtime!

All of our exciting and exclusive shows have been especially designed for P&O Cruises with you in mind. Let us entertain you with a huge range of exciting shows including Let's Misbehave, Love Riot, Rock - Anthem of Ages, Slumber, Seven and more….Whatever you're into, we've got something to make you smile.

Find your new local

NEW

Well known for our social bar scene, Pacific Explorer takes night life to the next level with a huge range of inviting bars and pubs, like the new Explorer Hotel pictured above.

Dining

12 dining options included in the cruise fare

At P&O we do things differently, especially when it comes to dining. That’s why you’ll find three stylish, a la carte restaurants and nine casual eateries in The Pantry all included in your cruise fare.

Luke's

Luke's BURGERS

This casual outdoor café serves some seriously good gourmet burgers! Every bit of burger deliciousness is conceived and composed by celebrity chef, Luke Mangan. Try one today!

400 Gradi

400 GRADI PIZZA & ITALIAN

Foodies rejoice! Pacific Explorer is home to the delicious 400 Gradi pizzeria, overseen by famed and award-wining Melbourne pizza chef Johnny Di Francesco who won the Best Pizza in the World award in 2014. Buon appetite!

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