Pacific Islands

8-Day Pacific Island Hopper P&O Cruises

Set sail from the sun-kissed city of Brisbane across the Coral Sea to the gorgeous tropical Pacific Islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu, where white sands meet crystal-clear waters. Soak up the beauty of Noumea, Lifou and Port Vila during an eight-day voyage aboard P&O’s Pacific Dawn, with all-inclusive main meals, activities and evening entertainment included for you on board.

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Find paradise as you explore the turquoise lagoons, champagne-sand beaches, wild rainforests and thriving underwater life of the Pacific Islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu. Depart from Brisbane on 27 October 2018 spending seven nights at sea stopping at Noumea, home to Parisian shopping and fine restaurants, the dreamy white-sand island of Lifou and Vanuatu’s waterfall and rainforest-dotted capital of Port Vila. Do all this in style aboard P&O’s Pacific Dawn with all main meals, entertainment and access to amazing facilities including waterslides, swimming pools and outdoor cinema screenings included.

What You’ll Love

The Ship – Enjoy international dining, activities, shopping and nightly entertainment

Once voted Australasia’s Leading Cruise Liner in the World Travel Awards, P&O’s newly-renovated Pacific Dawn departs Brisbane on 27 October 2018 for the cruise of a lifetime.

Perfect for couples and families, you’ll have free reign of a child-free sundeck, pools and waterslides while the ship will keep you more than entertained with its live entertainment including theatre-style shows and movie nights on the outdoor big screen.

Go on an epicurean escapade as you taste your way from modern Australian to Indian and Mediterranean cuisine at the ship’s restaurants and cafes that you can dine at as part of your package. For an additional cost you can also enjoy the delights of the ship’s specialty restaurants including Salt Grill by celebrity-chef Luke Mangan and Shell & Bones seafood and steak restaurant.

Big and little kids alike can enjoy P&O Edge, the largest adventure program at sea (charges apply). The sky is the limit with exhilarating activities including a flying fox, rock climbing, slackline surfing, laser tag, segways and more.

Shop ‘til you drop with onboard boutique shopping or enjoy some much-needed ‘me time’ in the spa before dancing the night away or mingling with fellow cruisers at one of the ship’s bars, pubs or nightclubs.

The Journey – Discover Brisbane, Noumea, Lifou and Port Vila

Brisbane: Take some time to explore your departure city of sunny Brisbane with its beautiful Botanic Gardens, man-made Streets Beach, vibrant riverside restaurants and bars and abundance of shops and boutiques.

Noumea: Once on the Coral Sea your first stop is Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia packed full of French influences from its luxury boutique hotels to its Parisian shopping, beautiful spas and fine restaurants. The island is also a natural paradise with the hilltop Parc Forestier, rainforests home to exotic flora and fauna, and beautiful beaches.

Lifou: Next, onto Lifou, New Caledonia, the largest island in the archipelago of coral atolls known as the Loyalty Islands. Long stretches of white sand beach, small coves, limestone caves, grottos and imposing cliffs give the island one of the most dramatic landscapes in the pacific.

Port Vila: Your final stop in Vanuatu is Port Vila, which has seen more history and change than many towns ten or even a hundred times its size. When it comes to culture, tradition and history, this is a city with an incredible depth of each.

Perfect for...

Take the whole family on an epic adventure around the Pacific, seeing some of the most beautiful islands in the world.

Valid for cruise departing 27 October 2018 from Brisbane. Please book within 24 hours of purchase. All bookings must be finalised by 3 June 2018 or your cabin will be released.

Please note – your purchase does not complete your booking, details of all passengers must be provided to Luxury Escapes after purchase.

Refund Policy: Strictly no refunds for this package for amendments or change of date - fees are at the cruise company's discretion. The Luxury Escapes ’7-Day Change of Mind No Questions Asked Refund Guarantee’ does not apply for cruise bookings. Cancellation policy differs from P&O Cruises Australia Booking and Passage conditions available at www.pocruises.com.au. For cancellations more than 15 days prior to sailing, forfeit 50% of the fare. For cancellations within 14 days to sailing, fare is non-refundable.

Package is valid for ONE PERSON (twin or quad share). You must purchase and redeem two packages per TWIN SHARE BOOKING and you must purchase and redeem four packages per QUAD SHARE BOOKING. Triple share unavailable.

Only valid for Pacific Dawn departing Brisbane 27 October 2018. Cannot be substituted for any other cruise.

Flights are not included and need to be purchased separately.

CABIN SIZES AND BEDDING CONFIGURATION

Interior Cabin (18sqm): Two single beds that convert into a queen bed for twin-share rooms, or four single bunk beds in a quad-share room.

Oceanview Cabin (18 sqm): Two single beds that convert into a queen bed for twin-share rooms, or four single bunk beds in a quad-share room.

Balcony Cabin (18sqm): Two single beds that convert into a queen bed for twin-share rooms, or four single bunk beds in a quad-share room.

Mini Suite (32sqm): Queen bed.

Suite (52sqm): Queen bed.

Specific cabin requests cannot be accommodated. Valid only for the cabin type chosen at purchase. Cabin upgrades are not available to purchase.

Please note, Oceanview Cabins may have an obstructed view or portals instead of windows.

Women 24 weeks pregnant and over are not permitted on this cruise.

Children under 6 months not permitted. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult in their cabin.

Specialty dining at Salt Grill by Luke Mangan, Chef's Table, Shell & Bones and The Grill is not included in your package and will incur a surcharge.

Beverages, specialty dining, shore excursions, select onboard activities including spa treatments, personal expenses, Wi-Fi and personal services are not included and will incur an extra charge.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.

Passport with at least 6 months’ validity at time of sailing required for this voyage. Passport is required as photo identification and must be supplied during your booking.

For extra guest information please contact our Concierge Team on 1300 88 99 00.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply - refer to LuxuryEscapes.com/terms

Day 1 – Brisbane

Brisbane is a city full of contradictions. It’s a place of shorts and thongs and high finance. It is both sophisticated and rustic. A city eager to change, yet reluctant to abandon its old ways!

Day 2 – Sea Day

P&O are always coming up with new and improved experiences so you can cruise, cruise and cruise some more. With so many experiences onboard you can choose to do it all or do nothing at all. It’s your holiday, your way!

Day 3 – Noumea, New Caledonia

All the flavour and ambience of a bustling, sophisticated provincial French town with the friendly charms, adventure and heavenly climate of the pacific islands.

Day 4 – Lifou, New Caledonia

Long stretches of white sand beach, small coves, limestone caves, grottos and imposing cliffs give the island one of the most dramatic landscapes in the pacific.

Day 5 – Port Vila, Vanuatu

Port Vila has seen more history and change than many towns ten or even a hundred times its size. when it comes to culture, tradition and history, this is a city with an incredible depth of each.

Day 6 and 7 - Sea Days

Do as much or as little as like while at sea.

Day 8 – Brisbane

Arrive into Brisbane at 6am.

  • Onboard activities including a child-free sundeck, pools, waterslides and more
  • Selection of outstanding restaurants and cafes to dine in (please note, specialty restaurants will incur an additional charge)
  • Selection of bars, pubs and nightclubs
  • Entertainment including live music and theatre-style shows
  • P&OEdge, the largest adventure program at sea (surcharges will apply)
  • Fully equipped fitness centre
  • Movie nights on the outdoor big screen
  • Boutique shopping, day spa, library and more

Cruises start and end in Brisbane. Flights to Brisbane depart from all major Australian airports with services on offer from Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin and other primary carriers.

Direct Flights (departing Australia only): Booking your flight with us is a quick, easy process. First, confirm your travel dates with the hotel, then head to our new online booking page to book your flights here .

Multi-Stop Trips: If you require a stopover en route or are travelling to multiple destinations, simply call 1300 88 99 00.

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