These are extraordinary times.

All of us at P&O are looking positively toward the future. Cruisey days, sunny skies, ocean views and service with a smile, in a world that’s Like No Place on Earth.

We miss you and can't wait to welcome you back onboard!

Until then, stay at home and please stay connected.

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P&O Updates

Things are evolving daily here @ P&O. We want you to stay fully updated.

Answers to all your questions concerning future cruises and our operational pause are HERE.

You can also view the P&O Cruises Facebook Page for additional content.


P&O @ Home - Cooking with Luke Mangan

Luke's famous potato gnocchi recipe that is easy to make @ home and perfectly paired with a Pinot Noir.

Pan-Fried Salmon Fillet with Asian Vegetables and Crab Meat

Steak with Beans & Confit Shallots

Pork & Fennel Sausage Rolls

Minted Pea Bruschetta & Maple Bacon

P&O Destinations – Airlie Beach

Cruising is a great way to disconnect & spend quality time with family & friends.

While we may not be able to cruise now, we can certainly start planning our future cruise adventures, and exploring our own beautiful Australian backyard is perfect for this.

In Airlie Beach QLD, discover one of the seven natural wonders of the world, dive into crystal clear waters or just soak up the relaxed vibe. It is the perfect spot to explore the Whitsundays; a stunning 74-island archipelago that spans the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. From the moment you arrive, you will discover why water lovers and yachties worldwide call it '100 Magic Miles'. Cruise to Airlie Beach from Brisbane or Sydney on the Great Barrier Reef Discovery Cruise. Additionally, from Brisbane, take a P&O One-Stop Short Break to Airlie Beach.

Find out more

Staying @ Home with Sharon

Hi, I'm Sharon! Remember me? I found love with my castaway, Don Juan on a deserted island in the South Pacific. I can't wait to cruise again, but until then I'll be staying at home. So, I thought I'd share some tips for keeping boredom at bay, and your body & soul in tip top shape.

Tip # 4 Find-A Word

Nothing clears the cobwebs like a good word puzzle. Download Sharon’s Find-A-Word, test your P&O knowledge & challenge your family to see who can complete the puzzle the quickest.

Remember to play nice! Everyone's a winner,

Sharon x

Download & Play

Tip # 3 Spotify Iso-cation Playlists

Put your favourite tracks into a feel good, iso-cation playlist on Spotify and take your ears on a little holiday!

A few classics are a great start, but you can choose anything you love, whether that’s Blue Room jazz, 90’s favourites or rock anthem classics!

Alternatively, you can plug into our P&O Sailaway Party playlist and have your own pumping Sailaway party @ home.

Never stop dancing, guys! Sharon x

Tip # 1 - Craft

Now that you have a little more time on your hands, it’s the perfect time to put them to work and develop a crafty new skill! YouTube has loads of online tutorials where you can learn to paint, draw, crochet, knit or macrame. Here’s a little something I macra-made in my spare time.

Share your creations online and challenge your mates to do their own creative projects. I can’t wait to see with what you come up with! Get crafty kids, but most of all have fun!

Sharon x

Tip # 2 Video Parties

Video conferencing is a fun way to keep in touch with your friends & family while you’re at home. Spice up your virtual house parties with dress ups, themed nights, takeaway and a splash of vino!

As you can see, I’m dressed as Carol Baskin! Who will you find at your cheeky Zoom parteee?

Keep in touch! Sharon x

P&O @ Home

Hummingbird

Look no further than the refreshingly delicious Hummingbird cocktail.

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Fruit Tingle

Tingle your taste buds with this cruisey cocktail! The sugary sweet combination of blue curaçao and Sprite is a winner.

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Flourless Lemon Muffins and Cottage Cheese

Straight from our Group Executive Chef, Uwe Steifel, these flourless muffins are a cruiseling favourite on our Waterfront Restaurants.

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P&O Toblerone

The famous P&O Toblerone recipe is now available for you to try @ home. Get in my belly!

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P&O Classic & Strawberry Daiquiris

Treat yourself to a refreshing P&O Daiquiri @ home. Definitely one of the most refreshing cocktails we have onboard.

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Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Day is just around the corner. To mark this moment @ home, try this recipe for Anzac Biscuits, shared by the P&O Corporate Executive Chef, Uwe Stiefel.

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Frozen Margaritas

Anyone feel like an icy cold Lime Margarita? Make this delicious cocktail @ home, and you will feel like you are on holiday.

Hot tip: Swap lime for strawberry puree to make a strawberry frozen margarita!

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Cosmopolitan and Pina Colada

You’ll feel like you're back cruising with P&O with one of our delicious cruisey cocktails. Mix this one up @ home and stay connected to your family & to us.

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P&O Postcards

Remember the time you'd share your favourite holiday moments, by posting a hand-picked postcard. Those were the days.

With some vintage flair, we have created a series of iconic postcards that celebrate idyllic P&O destinations. And we’ve included a colouring page for you to 'get creative' with @ home.

Tag & share your colouring masterpieces with us on Facebook or Instagram

Competition Winner - Week 2

Congratulations to Ashlee Gay for her beautiful Great Barrier Reef submission

P&O Postcards Competition

Enter our P&O Postcard colouring competition. Download any of the P&O Postcard Colouring series, then upload your completed masterpiece below.

There is a $100 Eftpos card to win weekly.

Submit Your Entry Here

For full terms & conditions please click here.

P&O Zoom Backgrounds

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom! Missing cruise life?

This week’s Zoom downloads include some of our favourite spaces onboard Pacific Explorer. Put yourself there….

View & Download here

P&O Spotlight – Petra Ryberg

Meet Petra, our Head of Design and the creative brains behind the beautiful interiors of P&O ships. She is currently bringing to life all the new spaces on Pacific Adventure.

Painting & design have always been a part of Petra's life, drawing inspiration from her personal travel experiences, inspired art & creativity in all its forms, combined with her beautiful sense of style & taste.

When Petra paints, she lets the creativity flow, using bright colours, graphical patterns and bold colour combinations. We know Pacific Adventure will be our most stylish ship yet!

P&O Moments

Dreaming of the cruising life? Relive some of our cruiselings' favourite P&O moments below

We can’t wait to welcome you onboard again soon.