Duration
7 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
Multiple dates in 2019
Destination
Great Barrier Reef

Marvel at the colour and diversity of the endangered Great Barrier Reef from the comfort and convenience of the Pacific Dawn. This 7-night Great Barrier Reef cruise with P&O checks you in to four sunny ports of call in Queensland. Launch off from Airlie Beach to explore much-loved Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach, and use Port Douglas as your gateway to the Daintree region. No-fuss, local and all-inclusive, this package is your ticket to Australia’s most famous natural wonder.


HIGHLIGHTS
  • Spend a week in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef
  • All meals included
  • Activities and facilities included on P&O’s Pacific Dawn
  • Stop in at Airlie Beach, Cairns Yorkeys Knob, Port Douglas and Willis Island

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
7 Night Great Barrier Reef cruise on Pacific Dawn
All meals in the main dining room, casual dining and buffet-style restaurants
All port and government charges
Complimentary room service is provided 24 hours a day
Entertainment: Live Music, P&O Adventure Park, Retail Therapy
Refreshment Drink Package available on board

SAIL DATE
2019
  • Jul: 13, 22
  • Aug: 30
  • Sep: 7
  • Oct: 5, 25
  • Nov: 16, 29, 30
2020
  • Jan: 10, 11
  • Feb: 8
  • Mar: 14
  • Apr: 4, 25
  • Jun: 6, 20
  • Aug: 1, 11
  • Oct: 3
  • Nov: 7
  • Dec: 5
*The itinerary may change based on the departure date. **Advertised prices are based on a twin and single package staying in an Inside cabin on 16 Nov 2019
ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Brisbane, Australia
  • Day 2: At Sea
  • Day 3: Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Day 4: Cairns Yorkeys Knob, Australia
  • Day 5: Port Douglas, Australia
  • Day 6: Willis Island (Drop Anchor), Australia
  • Day 7: At Sea
  • Day 8: Brisbane, Australia
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE
WHY BOOK WITH MY DISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 16 Nov 2019
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised prices are based on single package staying in an Inside cabin & on twin package staying in an Oceanview cabin on 16 Nov 2019
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team who will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: Items of a personal nature, travel insurance, flights, shore excursions, speciality restaurants, beverages.

Book your Great Barrier Reef cruise now by purchasing online at www.mydiscoveries.com.au or calling us on 1300 404 606.
1

Brisbane, Australia

Depart 14:00 Brisbane is a city full of contradictions. It’s a place of shorts and thongs and high finance. It is both sophisticated and rustic. A city eager to change, yet reluctant to abandon its old ways!
2

At Sea

P&O is always coming up with new and improved experiences so you can cruise, cruise and cruise some more. With so many experiences onboard you can choose to do it all or do nothing at all. It’s your holiday, your way!
3

Airlie Beach, Australia

Arrive 07:00 – Depart 16:00 If you ache to snorkel, dive, swim, paddle or just laze on a breathtaking white sand beach, this is the place to do it.
4

Cairns Yorkeys Knob, Australia

Arrive 09:00 – Depart 18:30 This delightful northern beaches suburb, located just a short drive from Cairns, has plenty to offer visitors.
5

Port Douglas, Australia

Arrive 08:00 – Depart 18:00 From Four Mile Beach to the wilderness of Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas has become an international holiday mecca. It is regarded as the most popular base from which to explore the northern areas of the reef and rainforest of Daintree and Cape Tribulation. It is important to note that calls into Port Douglas is a Tender port. Access is by ship’s tenders weather permitting.
6

Willis Island (Drop Anchor), Australia

Arrive 09:00 – Depart 10:00 Willis Island is an island in an external territory of Australia, located beyond the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea some 450 kilometres (280 mi) east of Cairns, Queensland. Willis Island is the only permanently inhabited island in Australia’s Coral Sea Islands Territory.
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At Sea

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Brisbane, Australia

Arrive 06:00 This is the end of the cruise, arrive in Brisbane and discover this beautiful city!
PACIFIC DAWN Sleek and spacious, the Pacific Dawn boasts an impressive 11 decks jam-packed with exciting activities to keep you entertained and peaceful nooks to offer you a quiet moment. Your At Sea days will fly by on board with a plethora of entertainment and dining options, gearing you up for shore excursions to the crystal waters and underwater wonderlands of the Great Barrier Reef. *The ship can change depending on the departure date.
DINING
  • Enjoy complimentary dining (included in your package) at Waterfront Restaurant
  • Indulge in specialty dining at Shell & Bones, Salt Grill, overseen by celebrity chef Luke Mangan and Chef’s Table, offering a top-tier degustation menu.
  • For casual snacks and lighter meals throughout the day, enjoy The Grill, The Cafe, New Zealand Natural Ice Cream and more

Entertainment
  • Swimming pool, waterslides and hot tubs
  • The Oasis adult retreat
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with group classes and special Bootcamp at Sea program
  • Sports training courts
  • Jogging track
  • Classes for dance, art & craft, drinks, cooking and more
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Whisky & wine tasting
  • Bingo, karaoke
  • Race car simulators
  • Photo, video gallery
  • Library
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
How many people in a cabin? At MyDiscoveries we can book a cabin that is right for you. For Solo, Triple and Quad cabins call us on 1300 404 606 
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
How do I book shore excursions? This depends on the cruise line. Bookings for shore excursions can only be made once your cruise has been paid in full and the cruise line has opened up the booking capability in their system (typically this is around 6 months before departure).
Can I take alcohol on my cruise? This depends on the cruise line, however, the in most instances the answer is no.
What will I pay for on board? This depends on the cruise line and the type of fare you have purchased. To find out the specifics for the cruise you are interested in please contact us on 1300 404 606.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the My Discoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly instalment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE
What type of clothes should I bring? This depends on the cruise line and the destination. Our cruise specialists will be happy to answer questions over the phone or you can search ‘packing’ and ‘cruise’ on the MyDiscoveries website where we have written stories and checklists to help answer this exact question.
When will I receive my documentation? This depends on when you are travelling and when you booked your cruise. If you haven’t received your documentation 30 days before departure please contact us on 1300 404 606 and we can investigate further for you.