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Enjoy the charms of the laidback city of Adelaide during a three-night, four-star stay before embarking Pacific Explorer for a relaxing five-night cruise to Perth.

Start your sun-soaked escape with a three-night break in the cosmopolitan city of Adelaide, bursting with culture, art, gorgeous green spaces and world-class culinary flavours. The capital of South Australia is also the gateway to one of Australia’s premier wine-growing regions, the Barossa Valley, with its rolling vineyards, gourmet hotspots and exuberant galleries and boutiques.

Once you’ve discovered the best of Adelaide and beyond, it’s time to board the fun and sophisticated Pacific Explorer 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 chef 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 for your onward flight home.

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Duration

8 Nights
9 Days

Included Meals

Full-Board Cruise
Hotel Stay with Breakfast

Accommodation

Four-star Adelaide hotel

Transport

Pacific Explorer
All flights & taxes

Your 8 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

31st March 2023

Adelaide - Hotel Stay

Arrive in Adelaide and check in to your four-star hotel. Once you’ve settled in, get ready to embrace the capital of South Australia. Explore beautiful beaches and the city's vibrant art and culinary scenes. Consider a tour to explore the extraordinary wines and wildlife of Kangaroo Island during your pre-cruise stay.

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Days 2 - 3

1st - 2nd April 2023

Adelaide - Hotel Stay

Adelaide is a characterful city of wide boulevards, gorgeous gardens and fascinating architecture. Discover the Anglican Holy Trinity Church and the Parliament House. Explore the collection of Aboriginal, colonial and Melanesian art at the South Australian Museum. Stroll the historic Adelaide Central Market, or simply relax beneath a fig tree canopy in the Botanic Gardens.

Dedicate time to discovering the fabulous wines of the Barossa Valley, home to boutique vineyards and historic cellars, galleries and gourmet restaurants, just a short distance from the centre of Adelaide.

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Day 4

3rd April 2023

Adelaide - Embark Pacific Explorer

Today you’ll join Pacific Explorer in Adelaide for your cruise to Fremantle, Perth. 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 5 - 6

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 7

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 8

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 9

8th April 2023

Fremantle - Disembark Pacific Explorer & Fly Home

Arriving in Fremantle, Perth, it’s time to say goodbye to Pacific Explorer and transfer to the airport for your onward flight home.

Your Cruising Experience

Pacific Encounter

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 in Adelaide with breakfast

All flights & taxes

Prices

8 Nights | Departing 31 March 2023

   FREE Oceanview to Balcony Upgrade   

Perth

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