Cruise for comfort

STAY warm this winter on P&O Cruises’ Pacific Sun as she sets sail from Sydney on an eight-night journey visiting some of the South Pacific’s most serene destinations.

Departing Sydney on August 29, the round-trip cruise calls at three of New Caledonia’s most popular ports including Isle of Pines, Emerald Bay and Noumea. Fares start at $899 per person, quad-share, and include accommodation, main meals and entertainment on the 47,000-tonne ship.

Contact P&O Cruises on 13 24 94 or visit

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