P&O Partnerships


Celebrate the pride of the league with P&O Cruises. We are the proud official membership partners of the South Sydney Rabbitohs. 

From Stadium seats to experiencing exclusive Rabbitohs on board functions, NRL trivia and special members-only events, we host an annual members and fans cruise departing Sydney with your favourite Rabbitohs legends

Australian Open - Tennis Australia

P&O Cruises is an official Tour Operator for the Australian Open. Held in Melbourne each January, the Open is considered one of the world’s premier sporting events. 
P&O Cruises offer a cruise each year to Melbourne, allowing guests 2-3 full days to catch the action of the Open. 

NRL Rugby - Holden State of Origin

The blistering Bryden’s Lawyers NSW Blues or the mighty Queensland Maroons, an epic battle like the Holden State of Origin deserves an epic celebration. P&O Cruises are the 'Official Cruise Partner of the State of Origin Series'. 
State of Origin games are streamed live onboard for our cruises departing Queensland and New South Wales during game day (satellite permitting).

Queensland Rugby League

P&O Cruises is a Major Partner of the Queensland Rugby League’s (QRL) Maroon Membership program, bringing together two of the Sunshine State’s favourite pastimes; State of Origin rugby league and South Pacific cruising. Maroon legend Sam Thaiday is ambassador for the partnership. P&O are excited to be enhancing the Maroon Members experience through activations and events in Queensland, including a Member cruise. 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival is recognised internationally as one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world and one of Australia’s largest cultural events. Presenting an annual Festival of over 600 shows, the Festival has an attendance of almost 770,000 people annually. P&O Cruises are proud to be a Major Partner of this iconic event.
In April 2020, P&O Cruises will host the first ever cruise to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Victoria Racing Commission

P&O Cruises host up to 3 Melbourne Cup cruises yearly in conjunction with the Victoria Racing Club, hosting over 4,000 guests at Flemington for the biggest day of the Australian racing calendar. The best way to enjoy the race that stops a nation! 

Dark Mofo

P&O Cruises are the official cruise partner for Dark Mofo in Hobart, Tasmania. Offering a cruise with 2 full days and nights in Hobart, guests can fully immerse themselves in this iconic winter-time event. 

Australia Day Council

P&O Cruises host up to 3 three Australia Day cruises in January each year, in conjunction with the NSW Government and Australia Day Council of NSW. We celebrate all things Aussie on Australia Day, and the best place to be is on Sydney Harbour with front row seats to the event program as well as onboard deck parties, themed competitions, music, family entertainment and a whole lot more.