Best Family Cruises
Family time is the best time! With Kids Clubs, family dining, shore tours and more, P&O is one of the best family holidays in Australia and New Zealand.
From playing Marco Polo in the waterpark to swimming with turtles in Papua New Guinea, a family cruise with P&O will be one you and your kids will never forget. Our family-friendly cruises have something for everyone, from little ones and teens, to parents and grandparents. Whether it’s a school holiday cruise deal or a long weekend getaway, book the best family holiday with a P&O family cruise - departing from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Fremantle and Auckland.
The benefits of booking a family cruise
From Kids Clubs to family dining, to adventure parks and comedy shows, there’s never a dull moment on a P&O family cruise. With all the cooking, cleaning, planning and entertainment taken care of, you’ll be able to sit back, relax, and spend some quality time with your favourite people, as you cruise to stunning destinations in total bliss.
A P&O cruise offers a wide array of fun, safe, family-friendly activities - from waterslides and Kids’ Clubs to adventure parks and shore tours. Explore our incredible interactive waterparks, or join the adrenalin junkies at P&O Edge Adventure Park for some action-packed fun in the sun.
As well as an endless collection of fun activities, we offer a fantastic range of Kids Clubs for different age groups, all included in your fare. With help from professional childhood academics, we run daily activities specially designed for kids, from arts and crafts to music and sports. It's the perfect combination of learning, entertainment and fun and not to mention, new-found friends. Each Kids Club program features specialised, age-specific activities, and are supervised by experienced staff.
To learn more, check out our Top 5 Fun Cruise Experiences for Kids
Cost effective & easy to plan
Planning a family holiday can be a stressful, time-consuming task - but our all-inclusive family cruises take all that hassle away. With a range of flexible group options that are easy to book and great value for money, you can spend less time worrying about the details and spend more quality time with your loved ones instead. Plus, all your travel, accommodation, main meals and entertainment are included in the price, proving to be far more cost effective and convenient than a holiday on land and you’ll only need to unpack once!
To find out more, read the 5 ways to plan the best family cruise holiday ever.
Family dining & accommodation
Whether you’re a family of 5 or an extended family of 25, we have dining and accommodation options to suit everyone’s needs and budget. Rooms are available in a wide range of configurations, including options for families of five. Choose from spacious Suites and Interconnecting rooms for some extra space, or our comfortable and budget friendly interior rooms.
For meal times, you can relax knowing the cooking and cleaning is taken care of for you. Enjoy great food and ocean views with your loved ones with our family dining options. We offer a huge range of nutritious and delicious menu options for the whole family on every ship, so even your fussiest eaters will find something they love.
Unforgettable Shore Tours
From stunning beaches and snowy mountains, to colourful creatures and ancient temples, your family will never forget a P&O shore tour - and it’s all organised for you. Some shore tours even offer children’s prices for ages 2 to 12 years, and infants aged less than 2 years sitting on a parent’s lap are not charged for the tour. Plus, on small group tours, guests can even choose their own private vehicle for ultimate flexibility.
School Holiday & Family Cruise Deals
From Kids Clubs to family dining, to adventure parks and comedy shows, there’s never a dull moment on a P&O family cruise. With all the cooking, cleaning, planning and entertainment taken care of, you’ll be able to sit back, relax, and spend some quality time with your favourite people, as you sail to stunning destinations in total bliss.
5 Fun Cruise Experiences for Kids
With a seemingly endless array of options, from adventure parks and Kids Clubs to tropical island shore tours, a cruise holiday is guaranteed to keep kids - and adults - of all ages entertained for days on end.
5 Ways to Plan the Best Family Cruise Holiday ever!
With age-specific supervised kids’ clubs, amazing kid-friendly activities, tasty family dining and flexible accommodation options, a family cruise is one of the best ways to spend quality time with your loved ones - not to mention one of the easiest!