The Young ExplorersP&O Cruises Australia has made the final touches to its latest ship Pacific Explorer ahead of its launch next month – with the help from a panel of four "young explorers."

According to a press release, four youngsters spent a day onboard Pacific Dawn in Brisbane testing different features earmarked for the cruise ship.

Degan Charman from New South Wales' Coffs Harbour tested all of Pacific Explorer's new onboard activities.

Caitlin Leece from the Gold Coast reviewed the food; Lily Corliss from Caloundra in Queensland critiqued the entertainment and Juno Jones from Sydney assessed the proposed interior design of the ship.

The team approved various food items, tested new Disco Diver waterslide, recommended improvements for bars and lounges, and assessed the luxury standards onboard.

"Our four Young Explorers went wild on our waterslides, tested dishes from our new dining outlets, met designers and critiqued entertainers. Their feedback has been invaluable and has helped us make the final touches to Pacific Explorer before she arrives in Sydney in less than 50 days," said Brett Annable, director of entertainment

"The Pacific Explorer is a ship for all Australians including the young and young at heart so it made sense to ask some of our most important guests, the children, to work with us to create a great modern family holiday destination.

"Thanks to the input of our fun-loving holiday critics we're confident the experience onboard Pacific Explorer will have something for everyone. We all know if the kids are happy, so is everyone else," Annable said.