Christmas - Round Trip Melbourne

Oceania and Australia

What's included

Outside from: $1346*
Suite from: $2543*
Balcony from: $2094*
Inside from: $1246*
*Indicative pricing only.
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Melbourne Make sure there’s room in your suitcase and get the cards and cash ready because Melbourne is the place for all the latest fashions, accessories, and fine produce. Around every corner are trendy, hidden bars, cafes and restaurants purveying fine food and beverages inspired by a diversity of cultures. Take time out with a stroll through the lovely Fitzroy Gardens or a scenic cruise up the Yarra River. In Melbourne, you might actually shop until you drop.
  • Day 2 - At Sea
  • Day 3 - Kangaroo Island Australia’s third largest island, Kangaroo Island is home to thriving wildlife and a community that prides itself on producing gourmet food. Choose from our Shore Tours^ and sample the culinary and natural delights of this exceptionally diverse island. Feast on local honey, cheese, olive oil, wine, and freshwater crayfish. Watch Australia’s largest colony of sea lions at play and see penguins march back to their burrows at twilight. Immerse yourself in history with a tour of South Australia’s oldest lighthouse, Cape Willoughby, and visit Vivonne Bay, rated by Sydney University as the best beach in Australia.
  • Day 4 - At Sea
  • Day 5 - Hobart Australia's island state, Tasmania, is home to Hobart. Hobart is Australia's second oldest city and was founded in 1804. It is nestled between the Derwent estuary and harbor, one of the world's finest deepwater harbors, at the base of Mt. Wellington, which rises 3,600 feet from the sea. The port initially grew with the arrival of settlers and convicts and it later flourished as a whaling town. Today, it is a busy commercial port for the export of newsprint and timber and it is also the finishing point for the popular Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Hobart is a picturesque little town offering visitors many interesting sites including the restored areas of Battery Point and Salamanca Place. The environs also offer excellent sightseeing including historic Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Park, and Port Arthur. General Information Ship berths alongside at Princess #2 off of Salamanca Place, Castray Esplanade Points of Interest: Renovated National Trust Houses (90 of them, many on Macquarie and Davey Streets) and, a cruise up the Derwent River to New Norfolk.
  • Day 6 - Hobart Australia's island state, Tasmania, is home to Hobart. Hobart is Australia's second oldest city and was founded in 1804. It is nestled between the Derwent estuary and harbor, one of the world's finest deepwater harbors, at the base of Mt. Wellington, which rises 3,600 feet from the sea. The port initially grew with the arrival of settlers and convicts and it later flourished as a whaling town. Today, it is a busy commercial port for the export of newsprint and timber and it is also the finishing point for the popular Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Hobart is a picturesque little town offering visitors many interesting sites including the restored areas of Battery Point and Salamanca Place. The environs also offer excellent sightseeing including historic Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Park, and Port Arthur. General Information Ship berths alongside at Princess #2 off of Salamanca Place, Castray Esplanade Points of Interest: Renovated National Trust Houses (90 of them, many on Macquarie and Davey Streets) and, a cruise up the Derwent River to New Norfolk.
  • Day 7 - At Sea
  • Day 8 - Burnie A pretty town on the northwest coast of the island state, it’s a gourmet’s paradise: a smorgasbord of fresh seafood, world-class cheeses and even fine whisky. It’s also a culture hub, so make like a local and pop into one of the many vibrant cafes or art galleries that are helping cement Tasmania’s reputation as the thinking traveller’s destination of choice. Find beauty and brains in Burnie.
  • Day 9 - Melbourne Make sure there’s room in your suitcase and get the cards and cash ready because Melbourne is the place for all the latest fashions, accessories, and fine produce. Around every corner are trendy, hidden bars, cafes and restaurants purveying fine food and beverages inspired by a diversity of cultures. Take time out with a stroll through the lovely Fitzroy Gardens or a scenic cruise up the Yarra River. In Melbourne, you might actually shop until you drop.
** Itinerary may vary by sailing date.

Onboard experience

A NEW DAWN.

P&O guests can now slip and slide their way to the Pacific onboard Pacific Dawn, which features the wildest and longest waterslides on an Australian cruise ship. The two new slides, both around 80 metres long, form the centrepiece of a massive refurbishment of the Brisbane-based superliner. One slide is transparent so that spectators can watch guests shoot through its twists and turns, while the other slide is multi-coloured, with music pumping through it to give guests a high impact ride to the bottom. Other additions include a waterpark and P&O’s first virtual reality activity at sea from Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia. As part of the refurbishment, the 2000-guest Pacific Dawn has also become the first in the fleet to wear the cruise line’s striking new livery featuring the Southern Cross, a national symbol in both Australia and New Zealand. Additions to the 70,000-tonne ship include more than 3000 pieces of new and reupholstered furniture, more than 1500 pieces of art and accessories and more than 500 new pieces of signage. In the teenage clubs, HQ and HQ+, the entertainment has gone to a whole new level with the cruise line’s new virtual reality experience, featuring a range of popular Sony PS4 titles including Tearaway Unfolded, Gravity Rush 2 and Ratchet & Clank as part of the exclusive partnership with Sony. Pacific Dawn’s guests can now also enjoy a range of other new features on the ship including The Pantry, an international market place of nine fresh food outlets which replaces the traditional ship buffet. Among its offerings are the Mediterranean-inspired Nic and Toni’s and seafood restaurant, Shell & Bones. Meanwhile some of the ship’s key public spaces – including the atrium, Charlie’s cafe, The Orient and the Promenade Bar – have been redesigned to mirror the contemporary look which has become a trademark of the P&O fleet in recent years. The refit comes at the start of P&O’s biggest year of Queensland cruising, with two ships sailing from Brisbane year round.

Facilities

Relaxation: Sauna, Swimming Pool, Whirlpool, Spa, Massage, Hot Tubs, Thermal Suite, Lido Pool, Lotus Spa
Food and Drink: Bar, The Restaurant, Pizzeria, Lounge, Waterfront Restaurant, The Atrium, The Pantry, The Orient Bar, Steak House, Palm Court, Promenade Lounge and Bar, Main Lobby, Ocean Grill
Fitness: Gym, Jogging Track, Fitness Center, Aerobics, Deck Sports
Other: Medical Centre, Reception, Boutique, Art Gallery, Duty-free shop, Shore Excursion Office
Recreational: Outdoor Pool
Entertainment: Children's Club, Photo Gallery, Show Lounges

Deck layout

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