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Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
Tue, 3 Jun 2025 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND CHECK IN STARTS AT 1200P -- 4:00 pmWed, 4 Jun 2025 AT SEA -- --Thu, 5 Jun 2025 AT SEA -- --Fri, 6 Jun 2025 MYSTERY ISLAND, VANUATU Tender Required W/C Access May Be Limited 8:00 am 5:00 pmSat, 7 Jun 2025 PORT VILA, VANUATU 8:00 am 5:00 pmSun, 8 Jun 2025 LIFOU, NEW CALEDONIA Tender Required W/C Access May Be Limited 8:00 am 5:00 pmMon, 9 Jun 2025 NOUMEA, NEW CALEDONIA 8:00 am 5:30 pmTue, 10 Jun 2025 AT SEA -- --Wed, 11 Jun 2025 NORFOLK ISLAND, AUSTRALIA Tender Required W/C Access May Be Limited 6:30 am 5:00 pmThu, 12 Jun 2025 AT SEA -- --Fri, 13 Jun 2025 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND 7:00 am --
P&O Cruises has been sailing the Australasian region and making holiday dreams come true for 85 years. With seven home ports in Australia and New Zealand plus destinations all over the Pacific, P&O Cruises gives you the opportunity to explore some of the world's most beautiful destinations.
Swim in the sparkling waters of the Whitsundays, catch glimpses of native wildlife on Kangaroo Island, see volcanic craters and geysers in New Zealand or learn about a different culture in Papua New Guinea. Whether you're looking for an island getaway, a foodie adventure or just a chance to sunbake on a fuss free holiday, P&O has the cruise for you at a budget-friendly price.
Regular Cruises from Auckland operate during June to November and offer a choice of South Pacific Island hoppers, Fiji cruises and the annual Kiwi Explorer cruise. >
Also on offer for Kiwis are shorter 3 or 4 night mini breaks from Auckland which are perfect to sample cruising. Check out the super popular Country Music Cruise, Comedy Escapes and Marlborough Wine Country getaways
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.
The Bonded Store
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.
Foodies rejoice! We’ve got the world’s best pizza, seriously. Our authentic pizzeria is inspired by award-winning chef, Johnny Di Francesco.
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.
- Capacity: 1,998 guests
- Decks: 11 guest decks
- Length: 260m
- Gross Tonnage: 77,441
Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.
New Zealand's largest city is draped over seven volcanoes and wrapped around Waitemata Harbour (meaning "sea of sparkling waters" in Maori). Despite its British feel, it is the world's largest Polynesian city. Shop for Polynesian crafts on Queen Street, the main drag. Or from atop Mt. Eden, overlook the "City of Sails," which will host the America's Cup races in 2000.
Right on the south coast of the Efate Island is the capital city of Vanuatu. Port Vila holds the status of being the nation's center for economic and commercial wise. This town possesses this country's vital harbor and airport. The Bauerfield International Airport is located in Port Vila. This airport assists as the center for Air Vanuatu, Vanuatu's international airline.
Port Vila takes pride in their Cultural Centre that consists of collections of the most comprising artifacts in the South Pacific. This beautiful city also contains European-style restaurants and cafes, which is also a hot shot for visitors as well as locals. Port Villa is also the core for the upcoming diving scene, sparkling beaches, and resorts situated around the city, all less than 1 hr away.
Our visitors are known to spend their afternoons relaxing swim, snorkeling, and scuba diving or finishing in our well known sparkling waters. The activities that this city includes are virtually endless. One of the nightly activities consist of the most courageous adventures of our visitors gather for a shell of kava, South Pacific drink, variety of mind blowing forms of alcohol, and the natives all time favorites.
A French owned country.