Are you ready to get closer to the Grand Slam action? Book your place on an Australian Open cruise!The 2016 Australian Open promises to be bigger, better, more intense and more breathtaking than ever – and you can be part of it.
Every year, tennis stars from around the world gather in Melbourne Park to battle it out for the ultimate prize. As the first of four annual Grand Slams around the globe, the Australian Open promises extraordinary action. Over two full weeks, millions watch in awe as the world’s best take to the court in men and women’s singles competitions, doubles, mixed doubles, juniors, wheelchair tournaments, and legends’ competition. It’s no wonder the Australian Open is known as the “Players’ Favourite”!
Will Serena Williams defend her 2015 title? Can Novak Djokovic secure his sixth Australian Open Grand Slam? With an Australian Open cruise, you can be there courtside to find out!
P&O Cruises has partnered with Tennis Australia to bring you electrifying Grand Slam action from the moment you step aboard the ship. Departing from Sydney, your Australian Open cruise will sail to Melbourne for two full days of tennis action. You’ll be whisked from the ship to Melbourne Park, where you can witness the steeled determination in the players’ eyes. And feel your hairs stand on end as the world's greatest players dominate the courts in their quest for the ultimate prize.
With P&O Cruises, your Australian Open cruise fare provides access to Hisense Arena and some other courts around Melbourne Park. Plus you can upgrade your ticket to Rod Laver Arena or the newly renovated Margaret Court Arena to get even closer to the best.
No trip to Melbourne is complete without exploring the unbeatable shopping, dining, arts and café culture. Just a short tram ride from Melbourne Park, you can shop ‘til you drop in the city’s laneway boutiques and sample the world-famous coffee. Take in the atmosphere at Federation Square where people gather to watch Australian Open on the big screen, or dine in the famous colonial tramcar restaurant and take in the city sights. With so much on offer, the choice is yours!
Your Australian Open cruise doesn’t have to be all about the tennis. Take the opportunity to indulge in everything the cruise ship has to offer. Head to the glistening on-deck pools and cool off from the Aussie summer heat. Rejuvenate in the day spa and fitness centre. And as dusk falls, enjoy the fantastic choice of entertainments, bars and restaurants. With a huge array of gourmet cuisine to choose from, you can dine somewhere new every day!
Australian Open cruises are the perfect summer getaway for the whole family. In addition to the tennis fun, young cruisers will love the Kids’ Clubs, staffed by professionals, and fun-filled adventure programs.
Don’t miss out on the Grand Slam action! Book your Australian Open cruise today!