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Stay in Melbourne, discover all the secrets of this amazing city and its region. Then finish your trip with a cruise to Tasmania: simply an unforgettable experience.

  • Roundtrip airfare to Melbourne via Auckland with Air New Zealand
  • 14-night stay at the Batman’s Hill on Collins in Melbourne in a premium King or Twin Room (Upgrades available)
  • 7-night cruise to Tasmania aboard Pacific Explorer ship in an interior cabin including all meals (Cabin upgrades available)
  • 1 post-cruise night at the Batman’s Hill on Collins in Melbourne in a premium King or Twin Room including continental breakfast
  • All group transfers
  • Canadian Destination Representatives JOHANNE DION & DON BELFORD will be in destinations during your stay to assist with local excursions and provide destination information
November 16, 2022
Vancouver from $6129 including tax
Victoria, Kelowna from $6429 including tax
Calgary, Edmonton from $6529 including tax
single supplement on request
Upgrades & Add on’s:
Studio Apartment + $149 per person
1 bedroom apartment + $309 per person
14 Buffet breakfast + $349 per person
14 continental breakfast + $269 per person
Oceanview Cabin + $699 per person
Balcony + $949 per person

*1 standard size suitcase per person (23KG)

Not Included: Meals not mentioned, Drinks during meals, Optional excursions, Gratuities, Insurance, Baggage handling

Departure from Canada on November 16th and overnight flight to Melbourne with a connection in Auckland.

Meet and greet by our local representatives at the Melbourne Airport and group transfer to the hotel in Melbourne. Rest of the day at your leisure.
Accommodation: Batman’s Hill on Collins in a Premier Room King/Twin for 14 nights

DAYS 4-16: NOV 19 TO DEC 1, 2022 – MELBOURNE
Enjoy your stay in Melbourne and discover this amazing city at your own pace. Johanne and Don will be there to assist you during your stay.

Group transfer from the hotel to the port of Melbourne. Embarkation on the Pacific Explorer.
Accommodation: on board of the Pacific Explorer in an interior cabin for 7 nights

DAY 18: DEC 3, 2022 – AT THE SEA
Enjoy days and nights filled with entertainment, relaxation, and delicious cuisine. This cruise offers unbeatable convenience, the freedom to customize every day of your holiday, and an experience you truly won’t find anywhere on land.

Abounding in natural beauty and teeming with native flora and fauna, Kangaroo Island is a nature lover’s dream cruise destination.

DAY 20: DEC 5, 2022 – AT THE SEA
Enjoy this day at sea and all the services offered on this ship.

DAY 21: DEC 6, 2022 – HOBART
With daring art, a dynamic food scene and a wealth of natural attractions, Hobart is a small city with big ideas. Climb a mountain and view captivating modern art in the same day. Add thriving markets, an unsurpassed natural setting and a tangible sense of history, and Tasmania’s capital city really does have it all.

DAY 22: DEC 7, 2022 – PORT ARTHUR
Port Arthur is situated near the southern tip of the wild and magnificent Tasman Peninsula.

DAY 23: DEC 8, 2022 – BURNIE
Burnie is the gateway to the beautiful west coast region of Tasmania. It lies on the doorstep of scenic shores, rolling hills, pristine world heritage listed wilderness and the unknown beyond.

DAY 24 : DEC 9, 2022 – MELBOURNE
Arrival in Melbourne at around 8am. Disembarkation. Meet your assistance and group transfer from the port to the hotel. Day at your leisure.
Accommodation: Batman’s Hill on Collins

Breakfast at the hotel and group transfer from the hotel to the Melbourne Airport.

Batman’s Hill on Collins ~ 4-star

In the heart of Melbourne CBD, Batman’s Hill on Collins St is opposite Southern Cross Station and within walking distance of many of the city’s most sought-after attractions. With 190 rooms, suites and apartments offering great value for money, Batman’s Hill is ideal for both short trips and longterm stays.

At Batman’s Hill on Collins Premiere Rooms are brand new rooms offering spacious 4-star suites with an impeccable service and an unrivalled location. Perfect for business travellers and discerning guests, they will make your stay as unique as our property.


  • One king bed or 2 twins
  • Spacious bathroom
  • Luxurious shower
  • Desk & ergonomic chair
  • Sofa
  • Individually controlled A/C and heating
  • Fridge – Bar Fridge
  • Smart TV & Media Hub
  • Clock Radio
  • Laptop safe
  • Daily Room Service
  • Cots (on request)
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Non-Smoking
  • Room Service
  • Telephone
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Free Wi-fi (2 devices per room)

Upgrade to Studio
for $149 per person: King or 2 twins and includes a fully equipped kitchen

Upgrade to One Bedroom
for $309 per person: Includes separate bedroom and fully equipped kitchen


Pacific Explorer ship is ideal for Australia’s fun and sun loving enthusiasts and has two waterslides, zip lining, a water park, live music and pubs. For dining, there are 12 choices, all of which are included in the cruise fare. For fun and rejuvenation, there are waterslides, adventure activities like rock climbing, zip lining and new stage shows. Pacific Explorer has a Blue Room where guests will have talented Australian musicians playing live every night. For taking onboard entertainment to new levels t here is Black Circus with exclusive dinner and a cabaret style show.


Get splashy and ride our Disco Diver and Super Slider Waterslides as many times as you like, splash out in the interactive waterparks or take a dip in one of the pools or spas. Challenge your mates or family to a friendly game of Barefoot Bowls. Go on, just roll with it! Choose your Adventure with P&O Edge. The P&O Edge Adventure Park is your ticket to action and excitement. Try Rock Climbing, The Flying Fox, Walk the Plank and more. Plus there’s a special program designed just for kids. Head to the Arcade and test your skills with the latest video games.


Sit back and relax while Luke Mangan takes care of the menu. Enjoy a casual yet mouth watering burgers for lunch or a delicious three course dinner with the sunset.

400 Gradi – Pizza & Italian
Foodies rejoice! We’ve got the world’s best pizza, seriously. Our authentic pizzeria is inspired by award winning chef, Johnny Di Francesco.

Complimentary Dining
The cruise offer s up to 12 different dining options included in your cruise fare. Dine a la carte at Waterfront, Angelo’s or Dragon Lady or if you’re after something more casual, choose from 9 deliciously different outlets at The Pantry, our food-court style restaurant.

Interior stateroom

Perfect for families and couples, these cosy come in a range of bedding combinations. Wake up with your loved ones! Our Interior Rooms are perfect for both rooms families and couples. With all the action on deck and ashore, it’s nice to know there’s a cosy, clean sanctuary with your name on it, equipped with everything you need. Interior Rooms are available in a range of bedding combinations including t win, queen, triple and quad share. MEASUREMENTS: category IF 148 sq ft (13.75 sq metres)
DECK/CABIN: category IF DECK 5

Upgrade to Oceanview Cabin
for $699 per person: Includes a window or porthole

Upgrade to Balcony Cabin
for $949 per person: Includes a window or porthole


Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287