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Pacific Explorer

She’s the perfect match for Australia’s fun and sun loving lifestyle complete with two waterslides, a waterpark, barefoot bowling, zip lining, rock climbing and a huge range of bars, pubs and live music venues.

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.

Launched
2017
Tonnage
77,441 gross tonnage
Length
260m/853ft
Occupancy
1,998

Ship Information

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Deck Plans
Dining
Entertainment
Health & Fitness
INTERIOR ROOMS

Wake up with your loved ones! Our Interior Rooms are perfect for both
families and couples. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice
to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped
with everything you need. Interior Rooms are available in a range of
bedding combinations including twin, queen, triple and quad share.

OCEANVIEW STATEROOMS

Oceanview Rooms feature a window or porthole so you can let that
natural light stream in. Oceanview Rooms are available in a range
bedding combinations including twin, queen, triple and quad share.

BALCONY ROOMS

Open your doors and let the outside in! Make the most of your time at sea
with your own private Balcony Room, it’s the best way to enjoy all the
comfort of our onboard rooms and all the beauty of living on the ocean.

MINI SUITE

Fresh air and far out views are all part of the furniture
in our Mini-Suites. Relax and unwind in a well equipped,
comfortable retreat, away from the excitement and
pace of onboard life. A home-away-from-home.

PENTHOUSE SUITE

Take it all in with a balcony that look over everyone’s favourite view – the ship’s wake, priority spa and dinner reservations included plus so much more.

INTERCONNECTING ROOMS
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What sets us apart from other cruise lines? Our commitment to innovative, fresh and fantastic food sourced through Australian farmers and suppliers. With up to 17 different dining experiences to choose from across the fleet, we’re plating up everything from casual to connoisseur, so you can choose when, where and how you dine.

WATERFRONT RESTAURANT

Experience: Complimentary

Food: Classic

Dinner with a view

Technically all of our restaurants are on the waterfront, but you get the idea. With over 40 à la carte menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this modern Australian restaurant serves up a sophisticated selection of both classic dishes and cutting edge cuisine. Plus you can keep the kids happy with our mini menu. Offering a huge choice of menu options that are both nutritious and sure to please, the kids specials menu changes daily, so even the fussiest eaters will find something they’ll love. The Waterfront restaurant is available on all P&O ships and is open for breakfast and dinner every day and lunch most days.

ANGELO'S

Experience: Complimentary

Food: Italian

Live la dolce vita

When it comes to food, Italians sure are passionate. The chefs at Angelo’s are no different.

From the first bite to the last mouthful, the menu at Angelo’s is Italian food done the right way. Think soul warming traditional dishes with a delicious modern twist. Surrounded by images of Latin legends captured by one of Italy’s most famous photographers, Angelo Frontoni, the restaurant is the perfect setting to enjoy la dolce vita as you indulge in a meal to remember.

Good food takes time, so that’s why Angelo’s is open for dinner only. Book a table and the chefs will spend the day preparing your set menu so you can spend the day dreaming of a feast shared with loved ones, new friends and old favourites. Only available on Pacific Aria and Pacific Explorer.

DRAGON LADY

Experience: Complimentary

Food: Asian Fusion

Take your taste buds east

Immerse yourself in the intoxicating flavours of Asia at Dragon Lady.

From delicate sushi rolls to fragrant curries and spicy stir-fries, Dragon Lady is bringing the heat. With a sultry mix of dark timbers and midnight blue tones, it boasts an intimate and mysterious setting. Be seduced by the exotic scents and spices of a menu inspired by Australians’ passion for Asian cuisine. Bursting with flavour, every mouthful promises a tantalising night in the Orient. Open every night for dinner, featuring a fixed menu giving guests the opportunity to enjoy a sensual feast of Chinese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, Indian or Japanese. Only available onboard Pacific Aria, Pacific Eden and Pacific Explorer.

CURRY HOUSE

Experience: Complimentary

Food: Curry Fusion

Taste the flavours of the world’s most exotic places at Curry House, a smorgasbord of classic curry flavours and authentic dishes.

MEXICANA

Experience: Complimentary

Food: Mexican Dining

Mexican tacos filled with favourites like home made salsas and pickles, chili, guacamole, fresh lime and cheese. Yes please!

KETTLE & BUN

Experience: Complementary

Food: Casual Dining

Kettle & Bun is serving up freshly baked bread, expertly crafted sandwiches, great tasting salads and mouth-watering soups.

SUGAR BAR

Experience: Complementary

Food: Desserts

Indulge in a sweet selection of perfectly baked cakes, flaky buttery pastries and delightful individual desserts at Sugar Bar.
HOOK'S FISH & CHIPS

Experience: Complementary

Food: Fish & Chips

The local fish and chip shop, serving up crispy battered fish and hot chips with the perfect amount of crunch.
STIX

Experience: Complementary

Food: Fusion

Stir-fries, sizzling noodles and soups. Indulge your passion for Asia’s finest cuisines with the intriguing menu at Stix.
FAT COW

Experience: Complementary

Food: Steak Dining

Vegetarians beware. At Fat Cow we’re serving up the finest cuts possible to send meat lovers into a flutter.
McGREGOR'S GARDEN

Experience: Complementary

Food: Salad Bar

Make friends with salad at McGregor’s – serving up a selection of fresh salads that change daily.
NIC & TONI's

Experience: Complementary

Food: Mediterranean

Serving Mediterranean dining options with fresh seafood and pasta dishes.
400 GRADI

Experience: Cover charge

Food: Pizzeria

Foodies rejoice! Pacific Explorer is now home to a new Pizzeria, 400 Gradi, 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!

SHELL & BONES

Experience: Cover charge

Food: Seafood

From land to the sea, Shell & Bones is perfect for seafood lovers, meat lovers and vegetarians alike. Don’t miss the hot seafood extravaganza for two, delicious!   Or, take a pick from items off the grill and choose from beef short ribs, juicy steaks and more.

A TASTE OF SALT

Experience: Cover charge

Food: Exclusive Dining

Don’t miss our favourite celebrity chef’s new restaurant on Pacific Explorer. A Taste of Salt by Luke Mangan offers a mouth-watering degustation menu featuring a number of Luke’s signature dishes.

LUKE's

Experience: Cover charge

Food: Al Fresco

Following on from the success of Salt grill by Luke Mangan, we’re excited to offer the trendy and casual al fresco outlet Luke’s on Pacific Explorer, serving up some seriously delicious burgers.
NEW ZEALAND ICE CREAM

Experience: Cover charge

Food: Ice Cream

Why stop at one scoop? Try all your favourite flavours onboard at New Zealand Natural ice cream.

IN ROOM DINING

Experience: Cover charge

Food: Set Menu

If you don’t feel like eating out, you can order in with our room service menu. Breakfast in bed anyone?

CHARLIE's BAR

Experience: Cover charge

Food: Bar

Open from early morning until late at night Charlie’s is the go-to place for coffee, cake, cocktails and more.

The sun has gone down but the fun is by no means over. After dark get ready for live music, comedy, theme nights, production shows and more. With a range of bars, pubs and nightclubs you can dance till your feet hurt or enjoy a relaxed pint.

SPECTAULAR SHOWS
Sing their praises Fancy a show after dinner? Our original production shows are choreographed by a leading Australian production company and designed exclusively for P&O Cruises audiences. Performed in the impressive two-storey The Marquee theatre and with a number of different shows* featured on each ship, you'll be spoilt for choice. *Production shows may vary from ship to ship dependent on itineraries
ADULTS ONLY COMEDY CLUB
It’s a laugh-a-minute at the adults only comedy club, the perfect place to kick back and relax onboard.
EXPLORER HOTEL
Enjoy a range of draft beers, boutique ales and ciders served in a friendly atmosphere.
THE BONDED STORE
Sample exciting Gin-novations at our very own speakeasy, The Bonded Store, which we've created in partnership with Archie Rose Distilling Co.
BLUE ROOM
Head to the Blue Room for an intimate live music experience. With everything from Blues to RnB, jazz and funk, this isn't your typical cruise music.
PLAYERS BAR & CASINO
Here the music is low and the stakes are high, so place your bets at roulette or blackjack and rife the adrenalin train that is Players Bar & Casino!
OASIS BAR
A happy, child-free paradise with a relaxed vibe and deckchairs galore. Relax with a cocktail in hand and watch the sun set over the ship's wake.
POOL BAR
A relaxed bar perfect for everyone. Gather together, grab a cocktail and sip the day away by the pool.
TRIVIA & GAME SHOW
Join in a round of trivia with friends or take part in one of our popular game shows.
LIVE MUSIC
The rhythm of the night At P&O we believe that music is food for the soul. That’s why we offer live music on all of our cruises, for your listening pleasure. We have a wide range of musicians onboard, which means you can catch different music every night. Performances range from acoustic guitar duos and piano vocalists to rocking four piece party bands playing blues, RnB, jazz, funk, and everything in between. To get your music fix, head to one of our many live music venues onboard. Visit The Blue Room for an intimate live music experience, relax in the Ocean Bar for chilled waterside performances or head into Connexions for a late-night listen.

No rest for the wicked

Cruising with P&O is an adventure for most and we believe your fitness routine should be just as exhilarating. P&O Cruises’ fleet features state-of-the art fitness facilities and work-out programs suited for every lifestyle, whilst open-air decks provide inspiring areas to help keep your exercise regimen on track.

EVOLVE offers comprehensive onboard fitness amenities, plus mind & body wellness solutions . Our Centres feature weight training areas and cardiovascular equipment, and our fitness program includes specialised group classes curated to satisfy multiple training styles. Each class is suitable for all fitness levels and promises to leave you energised – perspiration guaranteed!

 

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