P&O pulls Aria from Cairns for new Papua New Guinea itineraries

P&O Cruises has pulled the Pacific Aria from homeporting in Cairns next year. The all-Australian cruise brand told the Cairns Post that it was originally replacing the Pacific Eden with Pacific Aria after the line […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 3 2018

The countries where you’ll save if you cruise

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 17 2017

Eden first to cruise from Cairns

P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden has made history, becoming the first cruise ship ever to be based in Cairns. The 1500-guest ship, which set sail on her first roundtrip cruise from Cairns on Saturday, will call […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Sep 13 2016

Australia’s wave season – P&O makes bold statement

With the 2016/17 wave season about to start, cruise enthusiasts are about to see bigger and bolder ships sail in our waters. Of the lines that will be heading our way, P&O has made some […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 2 2016

Pacific Aria’s maiden call to Cairns

P&O Cruises latest ship Pacific Aria is on her maiden call to Cairns. Fresh from a sparkling five ship spectacular ceremony in Sydney, Pacific Aria is currently docked at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal. The […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 4 2015

P&O launches biggest season ever with more ships and home ports

More Australian cruisers will be able to board a ship without hopping on a plane, as P&O homeports its five ships around the country. The ships represent the biggest fleet P&O have ever had in […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 5 2014

Celebrity Solstice visits Mystery Island in 2015

Celebrity Cruises has unveiled its 2015/16 itineraries, which includes the return of Celebrity Solstice to Australia for the fourth consecutive season. Celebrity Solstice will sail 18-night itineraries to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 7 2014

Last spots: Lindblad’s Kimberley cruises selling out

Holidaymakers keen to see the Pacific Islands and Australia on board the National Geographic Orion have been urged to book now as cabins are filling up. The line announced it is down to its last […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 3 2014

Outdated policies limiting Aussie cruisers’ choices

The Federal Government’s outdated definition of a cruise ship is limiting our choices when it comes to cruises and destinations, according to an industry expert. The government currently defines a cruise ship as a vessel […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Sep 25 2013

New ship for the Kimberley from Silversea

Steve Odell, Silversea’s president, Europe and Asia Pacific, spoke to Cruise Passenger about the launch of the line’s third expedition ship while on a busy trip to Australia this week. He said: “Silver Discoverer will […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 16 2013

Cairns showcases its cruise side

Queensland tourism leaders are utilising this year’s Cruise Down Under Conference to showcase the destination’s cruising capabilities and entice cruise lines to home port in the regional city. Running for three days from 11-13 September, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 11 2013