Call us: 1300 168 910

Browse Trips

Christmas celebrations
Whitsunday Islands QueenslandReef snorkellingEnjoy a relaxing cruise

Queensland Christmas Cruise


Take all the worry out of Christmas with this incredible Queensland cruise. Board Pacific Explorer in Brisbane and embark on wonderful 10-day voyage to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy the impressive facilities on board and book early to take advantage of special rates for your choice of cabin!

SKU: QCXMAS10AZ Categories: , , Tags: , , ,


Queensland Great Barrier Reef Christmas Cruise 2021 – 10 days

Cruise round-trip from Brisbane to the spectacular Great Barrier Reef for a special Christmas voyage!

Board P&O’s impressive Pacific Encounter and embark on wonderful adventure that includes scenic cruising to Airlie Beach, Cairns, Willis Island and Moreton Island.

Christmas will be celebrated at sea and where better than aboard Pacific Encounter, with its P&O’s signature features and exciting new facilities. The Lobby, on deck 5, is a much-loved new hangout from morning to night, with great places to grab a coffee, relax in the afternoon with your favourite drink and a cheese platter and chill to live music late into the evening. There’s plenty more great dining venues and places to unwind, including a child-free Oasis or the dedicated family area and pool. On Pacific Encounter there’s something for everyone and those festive celebrations at sea will be a wonderful highlight!

BONUS: Book by 14 September 2021 to get $200 on board credit!

Why you’ll love this cruise:

  • Full day to explore the Whitsunday Islands from Airlie Beach
  • Extended stays in Cairns to experience the Great Barrier Reef
  • Never a dull moment on the newest member of P&O’s fleet with great entertainment
  • Discover spectacular tropical Queensland on this worry-free Christmas cruise!

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Cruise – 9 nights Great Barrier Reef cruise, round-trip from Brisbane
  • Choice of cabin aboard Pacific Encounter
  • All meals and non-chargeable entertainment on the ship

Departs from Brisbane:

18 December 2021 departure:
Inside Cabin – from $1499
Oceanview Cabin – from $1799
Balcony Cabin – from $2099

Note: Prices are per person based on twin share. Departures are subject to confirmation at time of booking and price may vary depending on when you book. Contact us for details of Queensland cruises at other times of the year.

Get the Brochure:

View Brochure

Click on the button to view or download a copy of the brochure. The brochure includes more details and the full itinerary (where applicable).

Want to Stay Longer or Upgrade?

You can add hotel nights Brisbane before or after the cruise and check out the amazing prices to upgrade your cabin.

Ask us today about adding flights or more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

We can look after you. Single surcharge from $900 for your own cabin.

Booking Conditions:

This special deal is valid until 30 November 2021, unless sold out sooner. The $200 onboard credit is only offered to bookings made prior to 14 September 2021.

Please contact us for current rates and cabin availability.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

P&O Cruise



18-Dec-21 (Sat) Brisbane – Australia Depart 16:00
19-Dec-21 (Sun) At Sea
20-Dec-21 (Mon) Arrive 07:00 Airlie Beach – Australia Depart 16:00
21-Dec-21 (Tue) Arrive 09:30 Cairns – Australia
22-Dec-21 (Wed) Cairns – Australia Depart 17:00
23-Dec-21 (Thu) Arrive 08:30 Willis Island – Australia Depart 09:30
24-Dec-21 (Fri) At Sea
25-Dec-21 (Sat) At Sea
26-Dec-21 (Sun) Arrive 08:00 Moreton Island – Australia Depart 20:30
27-Dec-21 (Mon) Arrive 06:00 Brisbane – Australia

Please note: The day by day schedule intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, ocean conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard.

How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from an Australia & New Zealand Travel Company consultant.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Queensland Christmas Cruise”

You may also like…

%d bloggers like this: