P&O Cruises

Catching a P&O cruise to one of Australia’s best arts festivals: the path to Dark Mofo

July 19, 2017

A P&O ship, more specifically the Pacific Jewel, departs on a six-night cruise from Sydney’s White Bay Terminal to Hobart for the spectacle that is oddball-loving music and arts festival Dark Mofo. Already that’s a couple of hundred juxtaposing images, all to do with the stereo-typically gentle and older crowd of a cruise set against […]

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Five reasons Dark Mofo is now one of Australia’s must-have experiences

June 23, 2017

Buildings dressed in blood red lighting; hipsters running around a rocky, pitch-black industrial playground ducking in and out of old warehouses with a hot toddy in hand; inverted polly waffles cooked over campfires and handed out to shamelessly salivating foodies; a single helicopter performing impressive choreography over Hobart’s spectacular waterfront while being blasted by an […]

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Both Luke Mangan and Johnny di Francesco announce new restaurants for P&O Cruises

May 28, 2017

The rise of the ‘casual gourmet’ dining experience is fast becoming a staple across the Australian foodie scene. Ahead of their 2018-19 departures, P&O Cruises are taking the ‘casual gourmet’ trend on-board with the help from acclaimed chef Luke Mangan, and famed Melbourne pizza master Johnny Di Francesco. Guests at sea on the cruise line’s Pacific Explorer will be […]

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The most affordable way to attend Dark Mofo may just be by a P&O Cruise

April 26, 2017

Dark Mofo hits Hobart in June, a winter festival that has fast become a favourite and mainstay of the national circuit; attracting incredible music, arts and food events, and an iconic nudie run that is always the talk of the town. There are a lot of ways that punters can get to the event from […]

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P&O Cruises and The Good Beer Co. want you to drink beer to save the Great Barrier Reef

December 2, 2016

Look, despite what people like Pauline Hanson may try and show you, the historic Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, and it has been for quite a number of years. While the issue remains a hotbed of contention for politicians, conservationists like those at Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) are doing their best to help […]

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P&O’s Pacific Explorer will launch with a mother flipping waterpark on board

July 11, 2016

P&O Cruises have announced the details they have planned for the multi-million dollar upgrades set to be made on the Princess Cruises’ liner Dawn Princess, when they transform it into their newest ship Pacific Explorer next June. Among the most exciting inclusions are a chilled barefoot bowls green, a new supper club with cabaret-style entertainment and P&O’s […]

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P&O Cruises sets sight on Dark Mofo and Australian Open with new 2017-18 program

May 9, 2016

Been to Dark Mofo in Hobart before? If that’s a no, then just know that the annual winter solstice festival is sensory overload of oddities and experimental arts that’s unlike anything Australia has on its stacked events calendar. Each June, when the 11-day festival consumes Hobart with music, art, noise, food, light, film, and events, […]

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P&O Cruises partner with Glandore Estate Wines to open a new on board Cellar Door

March 9, 2016

Australian owned P&O cruises have introduced its new Cellar Door aboard its cruise ships. P&O Cruises have partnered with Glandore Estate Wines, a boutique winery from the Hunter Valley in NSW, to provide guests, and woo wine lovers with, two tasting menus offering 14 Glandore Estate wines. Guests can taste wine, and test their knowledge with interactive tablets offering […]

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Our first impressions onboard P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden

February 22, 2016

It’s not hard to see why P&O Cruises as a brand has stayed at the forefront of conversations about luxury cruisers, especially when you’re actually on board one of their ships. The cruise line has always been one of the first to leap forward with the times, responding to the common criticism that cruise ships […]

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