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P&O - Pacific Explorer - P&O Cruises

P&O - Pacific Explorer - P&O Cruises

P&O - Pacific Explorer itinerary and upcoming sailing dates
Aug 26 2017 Sunshine Coast, 4 nights from $569
Sep 9 2017 Getaway to Mare, 8 nights from $749
Sep 21 2017 Food and Wine, 3 nights from $433
Sep 24 2017 Melanesian Discovery , 10 nights from $1018
Oct 4 2017 Getaway to Mare , 8 nights from $780
Oct 12 2017 Bounty Adventure , 16 nights from $1977
Oct 28 2017 Comedy, 3 nights from $453
Oct 31 2017 Moreton Island, 4 nights from $468
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Balcony Stateroom

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. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it that’s equipped with everything you need.

Balcony rooms feature all of the luxuries of a hotel room including:

  • Private balcony with outdoor furniture
  • Private ensuite, shower only
  • Flat screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Wardrobe, desk with chair
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air-conditioning with personal controls
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Cost Included Dining on Pacific Explorer

The Pantry

The choice is yours here in The Pantry! Choose from 9 dining options.

  • McGregors Garden - Make friends with salad at McGregor's - serving up a selection of fresh salads that change daily.
  • Nic & Toni's - Serving Mediterranean dining options with fresh seafood and pasta dishes.
  • Curry House - Taste the flavours of the world's most exotic places at Curry House, a smorgasbord of classic curry flavours and authentic dishes.
  • Mexicana - Mexican tacos filled with favorites like homemade salsas and pickles, chili, guacamole, fresh lime and cheese. Yes please!
  • Kettle & Bun - Kettle & Bun is serving up freshly baked bread, expertly crafted sandwiches, great tasting salads and mouth-watering soups.
  • Sugar Bar - Indulge in a sweet selection of perfectly baked cakes, flaky buttery pastries and delightful individual desserts at Sugar Bar.
  • Hook's Fish & Chips - The local fish and chip shop, serving up crispy battered fish and hot chips with the perfect amount of crunch.
  • STIX - Stir-fries, sizzling noodles and soups. Indulge your passion for Asia’s finest cuisines with the intriguing menu at Stix.
  • Fat Cow- Vegetarians beware. At Fat Cow we're serving up the finest cuts possible to send meat lovers into a flutter.

Waterfront Restaurant

Technically all of 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

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.

Dragon Lady

Immerse yourself in the intoxicating flavours of Asia at our brand new restaurant, Dragon Lady.

From steaming baskets of dumplings to sizzling plates of spicy stir-fry, 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, Indian or Japanese.


Cost Required Dining on Pacific Explorer

400 Gradi

Foodies rejoice! Pacific Explorer will be 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!

Luke's

Following on from the success of Salt grill by Luke Mangan across we’re excited to introduce the new casual al fresco outlet Luke’s on Pacific Explorer, serving up some seriously delicious burgers.

Shell & Bones

Enjoy a bounty of sumptuous seafood at our new venue, Shell & Bones. Featuring crab from Queensland, blue mussels from South Australia and much more, this restaurant is set to reel in guests. Or, take a pick of items off the grill with beef short ribs and roasted chicken. Alongside, there are vegetarian options as well, with a sweet treat for all to finish.

CAFÉS

For a caffeine fix or sweet treat anytime of the day, head straight to The Café. Charlies Bar is snack central.

New Zealand Ice Cream

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

Room Service

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


Bars and Lounges

Bars & Lounges on Pacific Explorer

The Bonded Store

We’re excited to announce a new Partnership with the Archie Rose Distilling Company. You can enjoy their incredible spirits as well as participate in special gin making classes

Explorer Hotel

Make the friendly Explorer Hotel your new local.  With comfortable converted window box sets, it's the perfect place to curl up and read a book or relax over a cocktail.

Pool Bar

Sip the day away by the pool – you’re never going to feel so relaxed.

Marquee Bar

Take in a performance or even a game of bingo (charges apply for bingo).

Charlies Bar

This is a great spot to sit back with a snack or drink and take in all of the action and entertainment happening in the Atrium.

Blue Bar

The Blue Room – a New Orleans "speakeasy" lounge bar – decorated with velvet and chrome furnishings is an opulent space ideal for an evening pre or post dinner drink. Passengers can spend the evening listening to live music, anything from funk to Blues, and Jazz to RnB.

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