Enroute from Melbourne to Sydney the MS Volendam is part of the Holland America cruise line family and isn’t a stranger to the Port of Eden.
Up to 1,432 mainly international passengers and 615 crew will come ashore to experience Eden and the Sapphire Coast on tours including National Parks, wildlife, Whale Museum and town visits.
24 November 2015 – Pacific Dawn
P&O’s ship Pacific Dawn makes its maiden voyage to the Port of Eden in November. Measuring 245 metres in length it caters for 2,052 passengers and 660 crew.
Pacific Dawn’s passengers will disembark to enjoy scenic tours of Eden, Twofold Bay, Seahorse Inn, Merimbula and Pambula as well as experiences within the town of Eden and the Whale Museum.
15 December 2015 – Pacific Jewel
Its first visit to The Port of Eden, P&O’s Pacific Jewel will arrive early on the 15th December en route from Sydney to Melbourne.
At a length of 245 metres the Pacific Jewel will bring up to 2,014 mainly domestic passengers and 621 crew to the Sapphire Coast. Town tours of Eden, Merimbula and Pambula as well scenic tours of Seahorse Inn, Twofold Bay and the Sapphire Coast will keep visitors engaged and encourage them to return for more.
10 January 2015 – Pacific Eden
Eden’s namesake makes its maiden voyage to the Port of Eden in January 2016. The Pacific Eden is one of 2 new additions to the P&O fleet of and offers a new view on cruising for this cruise line.
The 219 metre vessel will bring up to 1,500 mainly domestic passengers and 700 crew ashore to experience the delights of Eden and the Sapphire Coast. Offering similar shore excursions to the other P&O ships, we hope that passengers get a taste of our area and enticed to return on their own.
2 February 2015 – Pacific Eden
Pacific Eden returns to the Port of Eden less than a month from its maiden visit. The newly refurbished Pacific Eden, previously one of the Holland America cruise ships, will see the end of buffet dining for passengers aboard P&O ships.
Up to 1,500 domestic passengers will disembark to explore Eden and the Sapphire Coast on similar shore excursions as offered previously.
24 February 2015 – MS Marina
Oceania Cruises brings their elegant cruise ship MS Marina to the Port of Eden in February 2016.
At 239 metres MS Marina carries just 1,252 passengers a generous 780 crew offering a grand onboard experience. Shore experiences for this group of passengers will include Eden town and scenery as well as surrounding National Parks and wildlife options.
26 February 2016 – MS Noordam
One of the Holland America’s ‘vista class’ the MS Noordam will sail into the Port of Eden in February 2016 enroute from Sydney to Melbourne.
At a length of 285 metres and weighing 82,318 tonnes the MS Noordam will bring up to 1,918 passengers and 800 crew. Shore excursions will offer Eden town and scenic surrounds, National Parks, wildlife and cultural experiences.
13 March 2016 – Pacific Eden
P&O’s Pacific Eden returns to the Port of Eden for its third time as the final ship in the 2015/16 Cruise Season.
En route from and to Melbourne, the Pacific Eden is making its namesake the only destination on this itinerary and with up to 1950 domestic passengers disembarking this is fantastic news for Eden and the Sapphire Coast.
Offering the same shore excursions to a Victorian led group of passengers will provide more great opportunities to wow visitors and encourage their independent return.