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Tassie & Kangaroo Island Cruise with Melbourne


Enjoy a 3-night stay in Melbourne with Great Ocean Road tour and the famous Penguin Parade, then board Pacific Explorer and embark on a 7-night voyage to Kangaroo Island and Tasmania. Enjoy the impressive facilities on board and all the delights of this P&O ship. Book early to take advantage of great 2023 rates for your choice of cabin!

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Trip Details:

Pacific Explorer Cruise to Kangaroo Island & Tasmania with Melbourne Stay – 11 days

This exciting voyage cruises round-trip from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island and Tasmania!

Start with a 3-night stay to explore the Victorian capital city and see more of the state with a Great Ocean Road day tour and Phillip Island wildlife adventure with the famous Penguin Parade when rafts of little penguins come ashore just after sunset.

In Melbourne, board impressive Pacific Explorer and embark on wonderful adventure that includes a full day experiencing the amazing sights of Kangaroo Island and three days in Tassie ports.

Pacific Explorer has something for everyone! Whiz down waterslides by day, enjoy great restaurants, bars and edgy stage shows at night. When it comes to dining, you are spoilt for choice with 12 dining experiences all included in your cruise fare. Or treat yourself to something special at Luke’s, the amazing celebrity chef restaurant with Luke Mangan. Enjoy a mouth-watering signature burger at lunch or a delicious 3 course la carte dinner with the sunset. Or try the award-winning pizza in 400 Gradi, in partnership with award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny Di Francesco.

Why you’ll love this cruise:

  • Experience the stylish, yet relaxed Australian designs, of P&O’s popular Pacific Explorer
  • Never a dull moment with many bars, musical performances, spa facilities & more
  • Discover highlights of Kangaroo Island, Hobart, Port Arthur & Burnie on this Aussie cruise
  • Enjoy the fun of exploring Melbourne & iconic Victorian days tours to see all the highlights

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Accommodation – 3 nights Melbourne at Victoria Hotel, standard room
  • Sightseeing – Great Ocean Road Day Tour from Melbourne
    • Phillip Island Wildlife Adventure & Penguin Parade Tour
  • Cruise – 7 nights Tasmania & Kangaroo Island cruise from Melbourne
    • Choice of cabin aboard P&O Pacific Explorer
    • All meals and non-chargeable entertainment on the ship

Departs from Melbourne:

Lowest Price – 30 November 2023
Inside Cabin – from $1,699
Oceanview Cabin – from $1,899
Balcony Cabin – from $1,999

Other cruise dates are available – contact us for departures and special rates!

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.

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 Melbourne 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 supplement from $1300 to have your own hotel room and cabin.

Booking Conditions:

This special deal is valid for until 30 June 2022 and can be withdrawn without notice. Please contact us for current rates.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD).

Prices are correct as of 26 January 2022. 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 and city stay



Day 1: Melbourne, Australia – depart 4:00 PM
Day 2: At Sea
Day 3: Kangaroo Island, Australia – arrive 7:00 AM, depart 6:00 PM
Day 4: At Sea
Day 5: Hobart, Tasmania – arrive 10:00 AM, depart 9:00 PM
Day 6: Port Arthur, Australia -arrive 8:00 AM, depart 4:00 PM
Day 7: Burnie, Tasmania – arrive 9:00 AM, depart 5:00 PM
Day 8: Melbourne, Australia – arrive 8:00 AM

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.


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