P&O Cruises Australia has announced the maiden season of its first Grand Class ship Pacific Adventure and the line’s new ‘Voyages’ cruises, which offer exclusive onboard experiences for sailings 13-nights and longer.
The new 2020 winter and spring program will deliver 132 cruises in total including 57 Short Breaks of two, three and four nights in duration departing Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland.
P&O 'Voyages' will visit numerous exotic international destinations while offering an enhanced onboard experience starting with the Captain’s Gala Cocktail Party where guests have the chance to meet the Master and Senior Officers.
Throughout the longer cruise, guests can take part in a range of presentations and activities covering topics that include current affairs, the arts and culinary experiences with appearances, talks and seminars from notable Australian guest presenters. The events lead to a sparkling Masquerade Ball where guests can dance the night away.
Pacific Adventure embarks on an 18-night Southeast Asia and Australia ‘Voyages’ cruise from Singapore in October 2020,calling at Penang, Langkawi, Darwin, Cairns, Airlie Beach and Brisbane before arriving in Sydney.
P&O Cruises President Sture Myrmell said the new program offered an exciting selection of ‘Voyages’ cruises to Asia and Papua New Guinea combined with the popular shorter getaways, themed cruises and South Pacific itineraries enjoyed by guests all year round.
“This season we have an exciting opportunity to offer select longer cruises and as part of the ‘Voyages’ concept we have enhanced the onboard experience for guests, providing an opportunity to try new things onboard and sample new entertainment options on Pacific Adventure,” Mr Myrmell said.
Highlights of P&O Cruises 2020 Sydney season include:
Pacific Adventure joins the fleet in October 2020 and will be home-ported in Sydney – her first eight cruises will visit New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific Islands. This will include a 13-night Kiwi Adventure, 14-night Fiji Explorer and 11-night New Guinea Island Encounter itinerary. Fares start from $2,399* quad share for Pacific Adventure’s 18-night maiden cruise from Singapore on October 12, 2020
Pacific Adventure will also offer shorter options including a three night comedy cruise, four night voyage to Moreton Island and a six-night round-trip Main Event cruise to the Melbourne Cup departing Sydney on October 31, 2020
Pacific Aria will join Pacific Adventure sailing from Sydney between October to December 2020 offering three and four-night Short Break cruises options and two 10-night itineraries to the South Pacific Islands
P&O’s Main Event program includes nine themed cruises and will see Pacific Explorer departing from Sydney on a six-night Dark Mofo cruise in June 2020 and Christmas as well as New Year’s Eve cruises on Pacific Adventure and Pacific Aria
P&O’s latest program offers cruises from more home ports than any other cruise line in the market with round trip itineraries from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Auckland.
P&O Cruises’ 2020 Program will go on sale on October 23, 2018.