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Embark P&O Cruises’ gleaming Pacific Explorer for a relaxing five-night voyage to Fremantle, followed by a three-night, four-star stay in the sun-drenched city of Perth.

You’ll board the fun and sophisticated Pacific Explorer in Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, for a five-night cruise to Fremantle, Perth. Marvel at the ship’s wonderful entertainment and amenities, including waterslides, edgy stage shows and 12 dining venues, including Luke's restaurant, by celebrity with Luke Mangan and 400 Gradi, in partnership with award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny Di Francesco.

Following two relaxing sea days sailing the Great Australian Bight, discover Albany, home to sweeping white sandy beaches, and Busselton, best known for its 1.8km wooden jetty with an underwater observatory at the end. Your cruise ends in Perth where you’ll disembark and make your way to your four-star hotel.

Discover the gorgeous Indian Ocean beaches, many art and culture venues, and vibrant markets of the cosmopolitan city of Perth, Western Australia. Wander through Kings Park and Botanic Garden and tour the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Visit Fremantle Prison, a former penitentiary that offers tours and exhibits, and Fremantle Art Centre, which was built by convicts in the dramatic Australian Gothic style during your three-night stay.

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Duration

8 Nights
9 Days

Included Meals

Full-Board Cruise
Hotel Stay with Breakfast

Accommodation

ibis Styles East Perth

Transport

Pacific Explorer
All flights & taxes

Your 8 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

3rd April 2023

Adelaide - Embark Pacific Explorer

Arriving in Adelaide you’ll join Pacific Explorer for your cruise to Fremantle, Perth. Once on board, settle in and explore the ship’s wealth of dining venues and fun outdoor features. Relax in the sun on deck or in the ship’s modern bars and lounges with plenty of activities, shows and dining venues to choose from.

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Days 2 - 3

4th - 5th April 2023

At Sea

Spend two sumptuous days at sea, sailing the stunning Great Australian Bight towards Western Australian. Take the plunge down Pacific Explorer’s waterslides or spend the day unwinding at the Elemis Day Spa. At night, sample the delicious restaurants or take your seat for a thrilling dinner and acrobatic show at Black Circus. Head to The Bonded Store, in partnership with Archie Rose Distilling Co., to savour tasty cocktails or take part in a gin or whisky masterclass.

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Day 4

6th April 2023

Albany

Located on the southern tip of Western Australia, Albany is home to stunning swathes of white sandy beach and gorgeous turquoise waters. Join a whale-watching tour to witness these spectacular mammals dancing in the ocean. Visit Albany Whale Museum to discover the region’s whaling past and take a dip at popular Middleton, Shelley or Little Beach to cool off. Before it’s time to leave, sample some of the region’s popular wines on a winery tour.

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Day 5

7th April 2023

Busselton

Known for its remarkable 1.8km wooden jetty that juts out into the Indian Ocean. Take a train ride or stroll along the pier to the end, where you can step into an Underwater Observatory to view an artificial reef. Busselton is also just a short drive to the Margaret River wine region, home to vineyards, bakehouses, breweries and wonderful landmarks such as Kevill Road Waterfall and artisan studios.

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Day 6

8th April 2023

Fremantle - Disembark Pacific Explorer & Perth Hotel Stay

Saying farewell to Pacific Explorer you’ll transfer to your four-star Perth hotel to enjoy a three-night stay. Immerse yourself in the vibrant city, brimming with lush gardens, vibrant art, and flourishing culinary scene. The region’s also boasts some of Australia’s best beaches, with gorgeous white sandy and crystal-clear water of the Indian Ocean.

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Days 7 - 8

9th - 10th April 2023

Perth - Hotel Stay

Check out Perth’s many art galleries, serene gardens and eclectic neighbourhoods, including the charming neighbourhood of Fremantle, with its heritage buildings, independent restaurants and cool street art. Get your fill of culture at the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the Perth Museum and Art Gallery. Take the ferry to Perth's idyllic Rottnest Island, home to 63 stunning beaches, 20 beautiful bays, coral reefs and some of Australia's finest swimming spots.

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Day 9

11th April 2023

Perth - Fly Home

Australian adventure complete, today you will fly home from Perth. 

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Your Cruising Experience

Pacific Explorer

Pacific Explorer is P&O Australia’s newest addition with fresh designs reflecting the very best of modern Australia, with more elegance than ever before. There will be waterslides to zoom down, splash parks with larger-than-life interactive water features, bowls courts at sea (barefoot, no less!) and more restaurants and bars than you can shake a stick at. The innovative dining options include your new local pub, a fantastic chef’s table private dining experience, and unforgettable fine dining at Luke's.

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Bars & Lounges

Boasting eight bars and lounges, you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to spend your downtime.

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Pools

Splash down the water slide or unwind at The Oasis with its pool and hot tub.

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Spa

Enjoy a couple’s massage, rejuvenate with a facial or prepare for your evening ahead with a range of treatments in the hair and beauty salon.

Your Holiday Summary

Cruise

  • 5 night full-board cruise on board Pacific Explorer

Hotel Stay

  • 3 night four-star hotel stay at the ibis Styles East Perth with breakfast

All flights & taxes

Prices

8 Nights | Departing 3 April 2023

   FREE Oceanview to Balcony Upgrade   

Adelaide

Interior fr $1,699pp

Oceanview fr $2,299pp

Balcony fr $2,299pp

Sydney

Interior fr $1,999pp

Oceanview fr $2,599pp

Balcony fr $2,599pp

Brisbane

Interior fr $2,099pp

Oceanview fr $2,699pp

Balcony fr $2,699pp

Melbourne

Interior fr $2,099pp

Oceanview fr $2,699pp

Balcony fr $2,699pp