A cruise to some of New Zealand's best ports proves that it’s oh-so-easy to love thy neighbour. If you love wine and cheese tasting, swimming with dolphins, shopping sprees, adventure sports, lush green countryside, art deco buildings, and World Heritage-listed wonders, then the land of the long-white cloud is for you.
Joining the P&O family in 2022 and cruising from Brisbane, the Pacific Encounter will showcase many of P&O’s favourite features as well as a range of new ones that guests are going to love.
Guests will love the new celebrity chef dining venues, Luke’s Bar & Grill by Luke Mangan and 400 Gradi by award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny di Francesco.
The Lobby, located on deck 5 is the favourite new hang out place, from morning to night. It is the perfect place to sit and watch the (ship’s) world go by. Choose from three fabulous bars for your favourite drink, a snack, a quick lunch, or a cheese platter. We’re sure the Lobby will become your favourite new hangout place. If you’re in the mood for something more lively head to Altitude, our nightclub on Deck 18.
Familiar favourites include Waterfront, Angelo’s, Dragon Lady, and Shell & Bones or go casual in The Pantry. Head to the child-free Oasis for a cocktail and a perfect view of the ship’s wake or the chilled-out vibe in the Ocean Bar.
Families will love the dedicated indoor/outdoor family area with a pool, family-focused fun, games, parties and activities. Plus the fabulous Twin Racer Waterslides will be coming to Pacific Encounter on 23 March 2023.
There are more spaces to explore, more places to relax and more things to do. On Pacific Encounter, you’ll find there’s something for everyone.
Day 1: Depart Brisbane at 3:00 pm
Day 2: At sea
Day 3: At sea
Day 4: At sea
Day 5: Auckland, NZ
Day 6: Tauranga, NZ
Day 7: Napier, NZ
Day 8: Wellington, NZ
Day 9: Christchurch, NZ
Day 10: Dunedin (Port Chalmers), NZ
Day 11: Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising), NZ
Day 12: At sea
Day 13: At sea
Day 14: At sea
Day 15: Return Brisbane at 6am