Classic Travel

7 Night - Melanesian Dream Voyage Cruise

Discover the most unique islands of the South Pacific!

Package Details


From AU$1,189* twin share

Cruise Line: P&O Cruises Australia
Ship: Pacific Encounter
Duration: 7 Nights
Cabin: Balcony
Ports: Round trip from Brisbane


Brisbane, Noumea, Lifou, Port Vila, Brisbane


Pricing based on departure date 11 January 2025
Nothing says 'tropical holiday' like island hopping from one tropical destination to the next, and when it comes to the Pacific Islands, we do it best! 
There's the Frenchy-chic vibe of Noumea,  and the Caribbean atmosphere in Vila. Oh, and the beaches...we'd never forget the beaches!
The South Pacific’s most cosmopolitan city; Noumea is also its most French. Take a shore tour and be treated to authentic French crêpes, baguettes, croissants and cheeses. Once you tear yourself away from the table, Noumea is also famed for its gorgeous beaches, beautiful bays and oh-so-chic shops. Ooh la la!

An adventure lover’s dream, Port Vila awaits. With its strong Melanesian culture and a mix of traditional and modern attractions, you can enjoy everything from diving and abseiling to jetboats and markets. If you’re after something more adventurous, take off in buggies to experience the local flora and fauna.

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Brisbane, Brisbane is known for its colourful restaurant, bar, and local cultural scene. Here you'll find the Queensland Cultural Centre and the Gallery of Modern Art to witness stunning masterpieces. The Brisbane Riverwalk is also home to some of the best views of Brisbane's skyline. If you're up for a scenic walk, jog, or even some cycling, this is floating walkway is your best bet.
  • Noumea, a melting pot of ethnicity and culture, sunny Noumea will quickly win you over with its upbeat city vibe. The capital city of New Caledonia offers some of the best weather in the South Pacific. Noumeas cultural pride shines through in its museums, theaters and art galleries check out the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre to explore the traditional Kanak culture
  • Port Vila, In Port Vila, Vanuatus energetic capital, youll be greeted by friendly Bislama-speaking locals and street-side markets. Walk around the center of town youll see a touch of French influence still remains in the form of bistros and murals.

Itinerary: Brisbane, Noumea, Lifou, Port Vila, Brisbane

Pacific Encounter will showcase P&O’s contemporary cruising style and offer a range of new experiences as well as all of the signature features our guests have grown to love.

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.

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.


Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in AU$. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)