Gastronomes and gourmands, get ready to indulge! Food and wine theme cruises are a fantastic excuse to getaway and celebrate everything you love in one place. Serving up hands-on sessions, seminars, master classes, daily tastings and more, your food and wine theme cruise will bring a new delicious dimension to your holiday.
Wine connoisseur? Or do you simply enjoy a good drop with friends? Explore the world of wine aboard your cruise ship. Expert sommeliers will be on hand to expand your knowledge and excite your palette. And there’s no need to worry about the morning after – simply head along to a coffee appreciation session!
When it comes to food, get ready to enjoy some of the best restaurants on the high seas, such as Australia’s only celebrity chef restaurant at sea, Salt grill by Luke Mangan. But why stop there? Take part in cooking demonstrations by renowned chefs. Enjoy a glass of wine as you learn new recipes and cooking skills, and then enjoy the fruits of your labour! Cheese tastings celebrate some of the Australia’s best regional produce, while chocolate tastings are sure to satisfy even the sweetest tooth.
For a change of pace, head to the onboard day spa to detox and rejuvenate. Work up a sweat in the state-of-the-art fitness centre or simply relax by the pool. It’s your holiday – you can do what you want!
Variety is the spice of life. That’s why P&O Cruises offers food and wine theme cruises departing from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. Book your place on one of five amazing ships, including Pacific Pearl, Pacific Dawn, Pacific Jewel and two exciting new ships: Pacific Eden and Pacific Aria.
Coming to Australia in 2015, Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden introduce even more enticing experiences for food and wine lovers. Wine enthusiasts will love the new Cellar Door where a massive range of Australian wines are poured in daily tastings. Join the master classes and seminars to learn everything you wanted to know about wines. Found your favourite drop? Order a few bottles and have them delivered to your home address!
Foodies can look forward to vibrant Asian cuisine and fresh Italian favourites in two new restaurants. The Salt grill has been expanded to include a new bar with Luke Mangan inspired cocktails. And P&O Cruises’ famous Japanese restaurant, Luna, is whipping up new flavours on Pacific Jewel, Pacific Dawn and Pacific Pearl.
Tempted? Food and wine theme cruises are available year-round from Sydney, Auckland and Brisbane, Fremantle, Melbourne and Adelaide. Book a cruise sampler and get a taste of the best food and wine over three amazing days and nights. Cruise samplers are available departing Brisbane on Pacific Dawn and Sydney on Pacific Pearl and Pacific Jewel.
For a longer getaway, book a food and wine theme cruise to spectacular destinations such as Wilson’s Prom, the Whitsundays and the South Pacific islands. Imagine abseiling under waterfalls in Vila. Swim with giant tuna and sea lions in Port Lincoln. And stretch out on white sand beaches in the Whitsundays.
Don’t miss out on the food and wine experience of a lifetime! Book your food and wine theme cruise today.