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Pacific Explorer
Overview

Something for Everyone!

See why we love Pacific Explorer. Whiz down waterslides by day, enjoy great restaurants, bars and edgy stage shows at night. There’s something for every member of the family.

When it comes to dining, you are spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in your cruise fare. Or treat yourself to something special at Luke's our amazing celebrity chef restaurant with Luke Mangan. Enjoy a mouth-watering signature burger at lunch or a delicious 3 course la carte dinner with the sunset. Or try our award winning pizza in 400 Gradi, in partnership with award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny Di Francesco.

P&O's stylish yet relaxed modern Australian interior designs make Pacific Explorer the perfect place to holiday.

We can’t wait to welcome you onboard.

Nightlife

The Bonded Store

In partnership with Archie Rose Distilling Co.

Sit, swill and savour the finest liquors at warm and inviting The Bonded Store. Set your tastebuds free in this glamorous speakeasy as our mixologists serve up fantastic cocktails. Or get inspired during a gin or whisky masterclass.

Black Circus

Enjoy new levels of entertainment with exclusive dinner and show packages and a glamorous cabaret style show, Love Riot. Get ready for a fetish-laced acrobatic feast for the senses. It’s the ultimate night out full of spectacle and outrageous fun.

Blue Room

Hit the dance floor and cut some shapes to some funky live tunes in the Blue Room. You’ll catch some home grown live acts every night.

Stage Shows- It's Showtime!

All of our original stage shows are developed and choreographed by a leading Australian production company exclusively for P&O Australia audiences, so you can’t see them anywhere else. With an exciting program of shows to choose from, you’ll want to catch them all.

Find your new local

Try a range of delicious craft and small batch beers at the cosy pub atmosphere of Explorer Hotel. We recommend you visit all of our inviting bars and pubs. You’ll find your favourite in no time.

Onboard Activities

Get splashy and ride our Disco Diver and Super Slider Waterslides as many times as you like, splash out in our interactive waterparks or take a dip in one of the pools or spas.

Challenge your mates or family to a friendly game of Barefoot Bowls. Go on, just roll with it!

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. Plus there's a special program designed just for kids.

Head to the Arcade and test your skills with the latest video games.

Dining

Luke's

Sit back and relax while Luke Mangan takes care of the menu. Enjoy a casual yet mouth-watering burger for lunch or a delicious three course dinner with the sunset.

400 Gradi

Foodies rejoice! We’ve got the world’s best pizza, seriously. Our authentic pizzeria is inspired by award-winning chef, Johnny Di Francesco.

Complimentary Dining

We offer up to 12 different dining options included in your cruise fare. Dine a la carte at Waterfront, Angelo’s or Dragon Lady or if you after something more casual, choose from 9 deliciously different outlets at The Pantry, our food-court style restaurant.

Ship Facts
  • Capacity: 1,998 guests
  • Decks: 11 guest decks
  • Length: 260m
  • Gross Tonnage: 77,441
Categories
Balcony
Category Code(s)
BA
BB
BC
BD
BE
Description Twin single beds that convert into a queen bed for twin cabins. Triple & Quad share balcony cabins contain bunk bed configurations (some cabins have double bunk configurations). Balcony rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room. Private balcony with outdoor furniture. Private ensuite, shower only. Flat screen TV. Telephone. Wardrobe, desk with chair. Safety deposit box. Air-conditioning with personal controls. Fridge.
Interior
Category Code(s)
IA
IB
IC
IE
IF
Description Twin rooms feature twin beds which can convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature two lower and two upper (bunk) beds. Interior rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room. Private ensuite, shower only. Flat screen TV. Telephone. Wardrobe, desk with chair. Safety deposit box. Air-conditioning with personal controls. Fridge.
Interior (Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
ID
Description Twin rooms feature twin beds which can convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature two lower and two upper (bunk) beds. Interior rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room. Private ensuite, shower only. Flat screen TV. Telephone. Wardrobe, desk with chair. Safety deposit box. Air-conditioning with personal controls. Fridge.
Mini-Suite
Category Code(s)
M5
MA
MB
Description Twin single beds that convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature a double sofa bed. Private balcony and spacious living area. Floor to ceiling windows. Bathroom with shower over bath. Flat screen TV. Telephone. Safety deposit box. Wardrobe with dressing area, desk with chair. Fridge. Air-conditioning with personal controls. Priority embarkation and disembarkation. Pillow concierge (choice of up to 6 different types of pillows). Fresh fruit bowl provided in suite.
Ocean View
Category Code(s)
OD
OE
OF
OG
OI
Description Twin rooms feature twin beds which can convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature two lower and two upper (bunk) beds. Some quad rooms contain sofa bunk beds. A window or porthole. Private ensuite, shower only. Flat screen TV. Telephone. Wardrobe, desk with chair. Safety deposit box. Air-conditioning with personal controls.
Ocean View (Obstructed View)
Category Code(s)
OV
Description Twin rooms feature twin beds which can convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature two lower and two upper (bunk) beds. Some quad rooms contain sofa bunk beds. A window or porthole. Private ensuite, shower only. Flat screen TV. Telephone. Wardrobe, desk with chair. Safety deposit box. Air-conditioning with personal controls.
Penthouse Suite
Category Code(s)
PT
Description King-size bed (cannot convert to twin beds) plus a double sofa bed. Available exclusively onboard Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden Penthouses feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room and so much more. Private balcony, living area, dining area and kitchenette. Floor to ceiling windows. Bathroom with shower and spa bath. Large walk-in wardrobe and dressing area, desk with chair. Flat screen TV. Telephone. Safety deposit box. Fridge. CD/DVD player. Priority embarkation and disembarkation.
Suite
Category Code(s)
SA
Description Twin single beds that convert into a queen bed. Quad rooms feature a double sofa bed. Private balcony and spacious living area. Floor to ceiling windows. Bathroom with bath and shower. Private balcony and spacious living area. Floor to ceiling windows. Bathroom with bath and shower. Walk-in wardrobe with dressing area, desk with chair. Safety deposit box. Fridge. Priority embarkation and disembarkation. Optional complimentary breakfast and afternoon tea served in suite.

Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • BA Balcony
  • BB Balcony
  • BC Balcony
  • BD Balcony
  • BE Balcony
  • IA Interior
  • IB Interior
  • IC Interior
  • ID Interior (Some Accessible)
  • IE Interior
  • IF Interior
  • M5 Mini-Suite
  • MA Mini-Suite
  • MB Mini-Suite
  • OD Ocean View
  • OE Ocean View
  • OF Ocean View
  • OG Ocean View
  • OI Ocean View
  • OV Ocean View (Obstructed View)
  • PT Penthouse Suite
  • SA Suite
Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Third berth available
  • Cabin with porthole
  • Wheelchair-accessible room includes wider doorways (to accommodate a wheelchair), no thresholds into the bathroom and more handrails around the bathroom. Please check at time of booking. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are twin only.
  • Third or fourth berth available
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Lower beds convert to a king-size bed
  • Limited mobility room
Please select the deck plan you will like to see below

Deck 15

Deck 15
Cruise Line
P&O Cruises Australia
General

P&O Cruises Australia is the region’s largest and longest serving cruise operator, and leads the way in cruising as Australasia’s only ‘home brand’. With more than 80 years cruising the region, P&O Cruises Australia has pioneered new destinations around Australia, the Pacific and Asia, including Papua New Guinea.

Known for unique cruises and onboard experiences that bring more freedom to your holiday, it is no wonder P&O Cruises is one of Australia’s favourite cruise lines. The stress and hidden costs of a land-based holiday have been removed with P&O; their fares include main meals, entertainment, activities, accommodation and access to world class destinations. They’ve got it all covered!

P&O Cruises Australia are all about supporting and celebrating modern Australia. Enjoy a line up of Australian musicians playing live onboard, theatre productions created by leading Australian production companies, food supplied by local Australian vendors and menus inspired by the local Australian produce. From destinations to food and activities, they design all their experiences to be quintessentially Australian and undeniably modern, just like them.

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