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Melbourne Cup cruise

per stateroom
1 March 2022

What to expect

Be a part of the carnival atmosphere at Flemington Racecourse on Melbourne Cup race day. Cruising from Sydney onboard P&O Pacific Adventure, enjoy a whole day at sea to relax and explore the Pacific Adventure before docking in Melbourne for three days. A general admission ticket to Flemington Racecourse on Melbourne Cup race day is included.
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What you'll love

Great shopping
Live entertainment
Sport and fitness

Perfect for

Couples getaway
All traveller types
Wheelchair accessible

What's included

  • 6 night cruise aboard Pacific Adventure from Sydney return
  • General admission to Flemington Racecourse on Melbourne Cup race day
  • Return transfers between the ship and Flemington to attend the race
  • $1 per person deposits#
  • AUD$50 onboard credit per stateroom^
  • All onboard meals (excluding any speciality restaurants, drinks etc)
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Your itinerary

Days 1-2

Cruising to Melbourne

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Days 3-5

Melbourne

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Days 6-7

Cruising to Sydney

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Options and details

Cruise includes AUD$50 onboard credit per stateroom for interior and ocean view staterooms or AUD$100 onboard credit for balcony staterooms, mini suites and suites. 

Upgrade:

  • Ocean view stateroom from $1,299 per person twin share*
  • Balcony stateroom from $1,449 per person twin share* 
  • Ask us about available suites.

Other Melbourne Cup cruises available, pricing is based on 29 October 2022 departure from Sydney, other dates may vary:

  • 4 November 2023 - 6 night cruise from Sydney aboard Pacific Adventure
  • 28 October 2022 - 8 night cruise from Brisbane aboard Pacific Encounter
  • 3 November 2023 - 8 night cruise from Brisbane aboard Pacific Encounter

Terms and conditions

*Terms and conditions apply. Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead categories at publication date (7 December 2021), inclusive of all discounts, charges and taxes (which are subject to change). Campaign commences 23 November 2021 and ends 1 March 2022. Pricing based on 29 October 2022 departure from Sydney. 
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Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate during the campaign period. Some ocean view rooms have obstructed views. #Pay AU$1 per person deposit upfront (for all passengers) followed by the remainder of the standard deposit amount at a later date. Deposits are non-refundable and deposit conditions differ from the standard P&O Booking and Travel Conditions. AU$1 per person deposit is only applicable to Value and Value Plus fares and not applicable to GO Fares. The AU$1 deposit is only applicable if the date of booking is greater than 75 days before departure. AU$1 per person deposit is not applicable to Australian Explorer itineraries X427, X427A, X427B, X427C, X427D, X427E. ^Onboard Spending Money is per room in AUD. Amount varies by travel date, room type and itinerary duration to the maximum of $300AUD, and is applied to the first 2 guests only in a room. Australian Explorer itineraries offer onboard spending money of up to $500AUD per room, Amount varies by travel date, room type and itinerary duration, and is applied to the first 2 guests only in a room. Onboard Spending Money expires at the conclusion of your cruise, is not transferable not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at the medical centre or casino. For full terms and conditions please speak to a travel expert at RAA.

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