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  • Waterfront Restaurant

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  • HQ Kids Club

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  • Pool Deck

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  • Funnel Rock Climb

  • Laser Tag

  • Flying Fox

  • Orient Bar

  • Connexions

  • Mix Bar

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  • Gatsby Party

  • The Oasis

  • Life as we Know it

  • The Marquee

  • Exercise Track

  • Sauna

  • Players Bar and Casino

  • Pandora

P&O - Pacific Jewel - P&O Cruises

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P&O - Pacific Jewel Overview

The Pacific Jewel joined P&O Australia in 2009 and has been a faithful member of the fleet ever since. Her 2015 upgrade has seen her the first to boast some fantastic P&O features including the Pantry, a revolutionary new dining concept for the line. She was also the first to offer a circus arena at sea to Australian cruisers - all in all, a real trailblazer for P&O!

Comfortable and spacious cabins and public spaces make cruising on the Pacific Jewel a delight. From the elegant earth tones of the atrium to the bright blues and greens of the top decks, cruisers will love the laid-back atmosphere of the Pacific Jewel.

Pacific Jewel food and restaurants

The dining options on the Pacific Jewel have taken a turn for the varied, with the introduction of the Pantry. For the traditionalists, the ship's main dining venue offers a fabulous menu with local specialties and international dishes. Fun options like family-style dishes for the whole table and a range of butters and oils to enhance a meal make dining on the Pacific Jewel a unique experience.

The Pacific Jewel's specialty restaurants include the full range of P&O offerings, so you don't have to miss out on any favourites. Try some of Luke Mangan's offerings in the Salt Grill, or opt for extra-special with the Chef's Table dining experience. Don't forget to book early!

Pacific Jewel activities and entertainment: staying busy at sea

There's plenty to keep passengers hopping during the day and evening aboard the Pacific Jewel, and of course myriad ways to stay firmly in one place and chill out.

P&O Edge on the Jewel is one way to keep your adrenalin going and you'll something for everyone to enjoy from Rock Climbing to Walking the Plank

Check the daily newsletter for fun activities organised by the talented crew, or take some time to yourself and chill out by the pool or in the adults-only Oasis. Get in some exercise or learn something new - it's your holiday.

The Pacific Jewel bars and theatre

The three-deck Atrium is the hub of life on the Pacific Jewel, and you will find several bars there including the MIX cocktail lounge. From there, bars and lounges spread over the decks to offer a range of night-time situations - quiet drinks to dancing in the early hours. If you want to outsource your amusement, there's a theatre and a range of other entertainment options outlined in the daily newsletter.

Cabins onboard the Pacific Jewel

The Pacific Jewel leads the P&O fleet in balcony cabins, with nearly 200 cabins and mini-suites offering private outdoor areas out of the total 837 passenger accommodations. Also available are oceanview staterooms and inside staterooms, offering Pacific Jewel holidays for a range of budgets.

In-room facilities will make you feel at home and provide a great space to relax.  These include daily service, plenty of space to pack away all of your clothes and other luggage, a fridge, personally controlled air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and a safe for your valuables. Booking a mini-suite will get you priority check-in and fresh fruit and flowers upon arrival.

The 20 sets of interconnecting cabins on the Pacific Jewel are great for family groups of different sizes, and are available in a few different formats combining twin, triple and quad cabins.

Food and Dining

Dining included in your cruise fare:

  • Waterfront Restaurant: À-la-carte dining with no set seating times.
  • The Pantry: a food market with small eateries including fish and chips, deli sandwiches, a carvery, a mexican cantina, pan-asian cuisine, a curry house and a dessert bar.

Specialty dining:

  • Salt Grill: gourmet fine dining with a menu curated by Luke Mangan.
  • Luna: a rotating menu of Asian-inspired cuisine.
  • The Cafe: specialty coffees and chocolate desserts
  • Charlie's: espresso and pastries
  • Chef's Table degustation menu with wine pairings
  • New Zealand Natural ice cream


Make the most of your sea days aboard the Pacific Jewel by doing exactly what you feel like doing!

Pacific Jewel pools and facilities

Deck 12 is where the pool action happens in the two Lido Pools. They are separated by the outdoor stage and a couple of hot tubs, and both are open to all ages. Aft of the pools is the outdoor bar, and forward of them the big LED screen.

The fitness centre and Aqua Spa are on Deck 14, with great views over the bow of the ship. There you will also find a jogging track and the Edge adventure park for a more informal workout. The Edge offers climbing, cargo nets, a flying fox and more for some action and adrenaline.

Keen gamers will also be interested in the Pacific Jewel's racing car simulators on Deck 8.

Pacific Jewel daytime activities

The Pacific Daily keeps cruisers up to date on what's happening around the ship -  and there are always plenty of options and opportunities. Commonly seen on the schedule are quizzes, dance classes, health seminars, deck quoits, wine tasting, live music, game shows, scavenger hunts, Wii and poker tournaments and mixology.

Circus shows in the atrium and the outdoor circus arena are a favourite daytime entertainment, and of course so are cocktails by the pool. The ship has a Pandora store onboard along with some duty free shops for those who like a bit of retail therapy.

For the kids

The Pacific Jewel facilities for families go beyond interconnecting cabins. Kids will be very well entertained with a range of programs targeted at different age groups. Here they are:

  • Turtle Cove for ages two to six
  • Shark Shack for ages seven to ten
  • HQ for ages eleven to fourteen
  • HQ+ for ages fifteen to seventeen

All programs are fully supervised by qualified staff and pagers are available so parents can be contacted while enjoying the rest of the ship. Group child-minding is available in Turtle Cove and Shark Shack from 10:30pm to 1am.

Pacific Jewel bars and lounges

In the evening, the Marquee Theatre hosts shows and productions. If none of them take your fancy, there's movies and sports games on the big screen, or something going on in the many public rooms scattered around the ship.

The Orient is a favourite for all comers, an English-style pub with a selection of beer and cider on tap.  The MIX Cocktail Bar is all about fancy drinks, and Connexions is the place to go to be entertained by live music or trivia. Looking for the late-night dancing action? It's at The Dome on the top deck.

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Balcony Cabin

  • Private balcony with outdoor furniture~
  • Sitting room area
  • Twin beds that covert to a queen-size bed.
  • Air-conditioning with personal controls
  • Ensuite with complimentary toiletries and hairdryer
  • Flatscreen TV for in-room entertainment
  • Wardrobe and writing desk and chair
  • Fridge
  • Telephone and safety deposit box
  • 24-hour room service*
  • Bathrobe and slippers*

*Charges apply
~Some balconies are metal fronted instead of Glass.

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Cost Included Dining Options

Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront Restaurant is a modern, stylish restaurant offering, full service, a la carte dining. You can choose from the regular menu or the ever changing range of specials, and the young ones will love the selection on the kid’s menu.

Family style share platters are popular features on the Waterfront Restaurant menu. Designed for four to six people to share, choose from platters such as Honey and lemon whole roasted chicken with bread stuffing, natural gravy, charred onions and root vegetables, or baked, rustic beef and onion pie in Shiraz sauce with roasted vegetables.

The Pantry

Exclusive to P&O, The Pantry is a brand new dining experience like nothing you've seen on a cruise before. Say good bye to the traditional cruise buffet and hello to freshly made food from around the world. It's the perfect venue for a quick bite or long lunch and the best bit, it's included in the your fare.

The Pantry provides an all inclusive dining experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with delicious food and a contemporary café vibe, replacing the former buffet area on deck 11.

Inspired by modern Australia, Hook's Fish and Chips feels like a beachfront restaurant. Mexicana embraces its Aztec look. The sleek façade of the Sugar Bar is the perfect backdrop to the rainbow colours of the decadent sweets and cakes on display. It’s no surprise that Fat Cow carvery is all about meat. Curry House dishes up modern Indian while Stix serves up tantalising Asian fare. Drinks are all sorted at the blue and white tiled Coffee Bar.

Choose from communal long tables to lounge chairs and high tables, with scattered pictures, plants, fruit bowls and books adding to the relaxed urban café feel, created by Tillberg Design of Sweden.

  • Kettle & Bun: Kettle & Bun offers freshly baked bread, expertly crafted sandwiches, great tasting salads and mouth-watering soups. It seems unfair to choose just one, so mix and match for your perfect combo.
  • Fat Cow: Vegetarians beware, at Fat Cow there's more meat than you can imagine, offering the finest cuts to send meat lovers into a flutter. Try tender carvings, roast chicken (using our own secret recipe), succulent legs of lamb, cured hams, roast pork racks and beef scotch fillets that melt in your mouth. It's all sourced from local producers and served with a wide selection of rustic sides and condiments to create the perfect roast dinner.
  • Sugar Bar: Discover a mouth-watering selection of cakes, pastries and individual desserts all freshly made onboard at Sugar Bar. If you're in the mood for something sweet, bring the family for some handmade desserts to top off any meal.
  • Mexicana: Our soft or hard shell tacos filled with favourites like homemade salsas and pickles, chilli, guacamole, fresh lime and cheese will impress even the seasoned salsa connoisseur. It's a fresh and spicy treat to enjoy anytime.
  • Stix: China, Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar - they all have their own word for 'chop sticks', so onboard we just call them Stix! Indulge your passion for Asia's finest cuisines including traditional rice dishes, the freshest stir-fries, sizzling noodles and heart-warming dumpling soups. And don't miss our famous P&O Laksa!
  • Hook's Fish & Chips: Surf and turf goes casual with P&O's Fish & Chips. Serving up crispy battered fish and hot chips with the perfect amount of crunch, this onboard 'fish and chip shop' knows how to please. Get your hands on the freshest seafood and daily specials like salt and pepper squid, lemon and herb calamari rings or crumbed scallops. Yum!
  • Curry House: Where does the best curry in the world come from? Right here at P&O! Curry House is a smorgasbord of classic curry flavours and authentic dishes. Whether you're enjoying an old favourite or trying something new (like the renowned P&O tandoori), you'll love the incredible range, complemented by homemade breads, chutneys, raitas and pickles.

Cost Required Dining Options

The Cafe

Calling all chocoholics! When you are craving a chocolate fix while onboard a visit to The Cafe will hit the spot. Try the warm chocolate volcano with a melting heart of pure chocolate or the freshly baked Belgian waffles, served with chocolate sauce of course.

Open from early in the morning until late at night and located on deck 12 right near the pool, The Cafe is the perfect spot to grab a quick snack, coffee or cocktail.

Located on Deck 12. Pay per item.


Spice it up and explore the flavours of Asia with a banquet style dinner at our specialty restaurant, Luna. During each cruise the menu will rotate between a variety of Asian cuisines.

Favourite dishes on the Thai-inspired menu include the traditional massaman beef curry; think melt-in-your-mouth beef in a creamy coconut curry which includes peanuts and chunks of potato.

One of the more innovative dishes on the Thai menu is the pork cheeks with caramel dressing and grapefruit salad. The chefs roast the pork cheeks until they are crispy and tender before slicing them into cubes and pouring a spicy caramel dressing on top - a sauce melded with star anise, red wine vinegar and lime juice. To complement the rich flavours of the meat the dish is then garnished with coriander, Thai mint and Thai basil.

Located on Deck 12. Surcharge of AUD $29.00 per person applies.

Salt Grill by Luke Mangan

Celebrity chef Luke Mangan brings his reputation, talent and flare to Salt grill’s exquisite menu. This stand out restaurant brings the very best of fine dining and the finest Australian wines exclusively to P&O Cruises, all for a fraction of the price you pay on land.
One mouthful of Luke Mangan’s luscious signature dish, Salt grill crab omelette, enoki mushroom salad and miso broth, and you’ll know why this award winning Australian chef is celebrated around the world.

Surcharge of AUD $49.00 per person applies (3 course Evening Meal), AUD $35 for Lunch (sea days only) or AUD $20.00 per person for High Tea.

Chef's Table

For a meal that is equal parts memorable and mouth-watering, join us at Chef's Table.

Your evening starts with a cocktail and canapes reception hosted by the Executive Chef, followed by an exclusive tour of the galley. Once seated, the Executive Chef will introduce each course and its expertly matched wine.

It's your job to relax amongst great company and indulge as we serve up this extraordinary dining experience.

Located in the Waterfront Restaurant on Deck 7. Bookings essential once onboard. Charges apply.

The Grill

When the weather's just too good to go inside to eat you can grab a casual meal from The Grill and enjoy it on the the top deck overlooking the pool. The selection includes a gourmet beef burger, a pulled pork burger, hot dogs, nachos, pizzas, meat pies and chips.

For a classic Aussie dining experience you can also purchase a bucket of prawns or chicken wings. What could be better than lounging by the pool, enjoying some sunshine and nourishing some morsels along with a chilled beverage.

Located on Deck 12.

New Zealand Natural Ice Cream 

Why stop at one scoop? Try all your favourite flavours onboard at New Zealand Natural ice cream. 

Located on Deck 12.

Room Service

You can also order from the 24-hour room service menu.

Charges apply.


Aqua Health Spa on the Pacific Jewel

Aqua Health Spa

Unwind with some rejuvenating 'you' time. At our onboard day spa you can loosen your muscles, relieve your tension and clear your mind. And we're not just talking facials and massages.  Reflexology, acupuncture, men's treatments, even teeth whitening are all on the menu.

And if you're not feeling quite prepped for the poolside, we've got you covered with spray tans, body scrubs, and the full service range of a hair and beauty salon.

Aqua Health Spa Fitness is open daily though we suggest you make a booking on embarkation day for an appointment time which suits you.

Charges apply.