Pacific Aria Returns to Auckland for Longest New Zealand Season

By ,   October 23, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

P&O Australia announced the return of its Pacific Aria ship to Auckland for the line’s longest New Zealand season to date spanning 7 months from April through October 2020.

The program release for NZ features a brand new 14-night Bounty Adventure itinerary onboard Pacific Aria round-trip from Auckland departing July 2020 and including visits to Norfolk Island, Vavau, NukualofaSuva, Dravuni Island and Port Denarau.

The Bounty Adventure is part of line’s new ‘Voyages’ itineraries that offer exclusive passenger experiences for voyages 13-night and longer.

P&O Pacific Aria cruise ship

P&O ‘Voyages’ is expected to visit numerous exotic destinations while offering enhanced onboard experience starting with Captain’s Gala Cocktail Party where passengers have the chance to meet ship's Master and Senior Officers.

The new program sees P&O Cruises offer 18 itineraries of between 8 and 12 nights from Auckland to the South Pacific Islands, with twelve of the journeys calling at Fiji. A 10-night Bounty Discovery sailing will visit Norfolk Island, LifouNoumea, Port Vila, Mystery Island via departures in April, June, July, September.

The program also includes a 4-night Short Break voyage to Napier and 3 themed round-trip cruises. A dedicated one-way 4-night comedy trip will depart from Auckland to Sydney in October 2020.

Pacific Aria is due to reposition from Adelaide to Auckland via 6-night voyage departing on April 6, 2020.

P&O Cruises 2020 program goes on sale today, October 23.