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Where she sails
Diamond Princess returns to Sydney in December 2018, from where she will sail to Pacific islands and Tasmania, and mostly circumnavigate New Zealand (over 12 nights). Auckland is also a port to embark. Meanwhile, Diamond Princess is based in E and SE Asia. Around the middle of the year she sails around Japan out of Yokohama and Kobe. For the other months she sails to Bali (Indonesia), Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam from Singapore. Princess Cruises organises on-shore tours that can be booked before sailing or during the cruise. For some voyages pre- and post-cruises tours are available to extend your stay in major ports.

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Diamond Princess Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2017 CRUISES

11

MAR

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

Malaysia, Thailand & Vietnam Cruise

Currently sailing

N/A

16

MAR

Diamond Princess cruises

11

NIGHTS

Southeast Asia Cruise
Up to AUD$85 OBC

Currently sailing

N/A

6

APR

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

Southeast Asia & Japan Cruise M714
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Yokohama
Up to AUD$85 OBC

Sold out

N/A

20

APR

Diamond Princess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Sold out

N/A

6

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

Kyushu & Korea Cruise M717
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Kobe

Sold out

N/A

6

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

Ryukyu Islands & Kyushu Cruise M717A
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Kobe

Sold out

N/A

13

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,500

$214

13

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

$3,159

$226

20

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

$900

$129

20

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

Sold out

N/A

27

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

9

NIGHTS

$1,100

$122

13

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

10

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$1,119

$112

13

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

17

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$2,475

$146

23

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

Sold out

N/A

23

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

Ryukyu Islands Kyushu & Taiwan Cruise M724A
Departs: Kobe | Arrives: Yokohama
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$2,304

$192

30

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

Korea & Japan Gateway Cruise M725
Departs: Kobe | Arrives: Yokohama

$1,100

$220

30

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Ryukyu Islands Kyushu & Taiwan Cruise M725A
Departs: Kobe | Arrives: Yokohama
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$2,549

$196

5

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

$1,000

$125

5

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$12,620

$789

13

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hokkaido Cruise M727
Departs: Yokohama

$1,099

$137

13

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Hokkaido & Korea Cruise M727A
Departs: Yokohama
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$8,470

$652

21

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$1,235

$247

21

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$11,720

$837

26

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Sold out

N/A

26

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

17

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

Sold out

N/A

4

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Sold out

N/A

20

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hokkaido Cruise M732
Departs: Yokohama

$1,099

$137

20

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

Hokkaido & Kyushu Cruise M732A
Departs: Yokohama
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$12,670

$792

28

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M733
Departs: Yokohama

$1,115

$139

28

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

Hokkaido & Kyushu Cruise M733A
Departs: Yokohama
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$12,190

$762

5

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hokkaido Cruise M734
Departs: Yokohama

Sold out

N/A

5

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Hokkaido & Korea Cruise M734A
Departs: Yokohama
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$7,870

$605

13

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$700

$140

13

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

Around Japan Cruise M735A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,230

$159

18

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hokkaido Cruise M736
Departs: Yokohama

Sold out

N/A

26

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

Sold out

N/A

26

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Hokkaido & Korea Cruise M737A
Departs: Yokohama

Sold out

N/A

1

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hokkaido Cruise M738
Departs: Yokohama

Sold out

N/A

1

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

Hokkaido & Kyushu Cruise M738A
Departs: Yokohama

Sold out

N/A

9

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M739
Departs: Yokohama

$1,265

$158

9

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

17

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M739A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,868

$169

17

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M740
Departs: Yokohama

$1,549

$172

26

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$1,819

$121

10

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

9

NIGHTS

$1,264

$140

19

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

22

NIGHTS

Asia & Australia Cruise M743
Departs: Tokyo | Arrives: Sydney
Up to $300 eZAir Credit

$2,839

$129

11

DEC

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Tasmania Cruise M744
Departs: Sydney

$1,400

$175

19

DEC

Diamond Princess cruises

11

NIGHTS

New Zealand Cruise M745
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Auckland
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$2,105

$191

30

DEC

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

Australia & NZ Cruise M801
Departs: Auckland | Arrives: Sydney
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$1,900

$158

2018 CRUISES

11

JAN

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$2,199

$157

25

JAN

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

New Zealand Cruise M803
Departs: Sydney
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$1,999

$167

6

FEB

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

New Zealand Cruise M804
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Auckland
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$1,849

$154

18

FEB

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

Australia & NZ Cruise M805
Departs: Auckland | Arrives: Sydney
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$1,850

$154

2

MAR

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Tasmania Cruise M806
Departs: Sydney

$1,399

$175

10

MAR

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

New Zealand Cruise M807
Departs: Sydney
Up to $200 eZAir Credit

$1,999

$167

22

MAR

Diamond Princess cruises

22

NIGHTS

Asia & Australia Cruise M808
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Tokyo
Up to $300 eZAir Credit

$2,699

$123

13

APR

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

Spring Flowers Cruise M809
Departs: Yokohama

$1,619

$231

13

APR

Diamond Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

$3,319

$221

20

APR

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Spring Flowers Cruise M810
Departs: Yokohama

$1,839

$230

20

APR

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

Spring Flowers & Golden Week Cruise M810A
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Kobe

$2,749

$229

28

APR

Diamond Princess cruises

4

NIGHTS

Golden Week Korea Getaway Cruise M811
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Kobe

$1,019

$255

2

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

4

NIGHTS

$1,019

$255

2

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

11

NIGHTS

Golden Week Cruise M812A
Departs: Kobe

$2,499

$227

6

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

Japan Cruise M813
Departs: Kobe

$1,599

$228

6

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

$3,059

$219

13

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,579

$226

13

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

$3,059

$219

20

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

Japan Cruise M815
Departs: Kobe

$1,599

$228

20

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

$3,059

$219

27

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,579

$226

27

MAY

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

$2,519

$210

3

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$1,059

$212

3

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

Grand Japan Cruise M817A
Departs: Kobe

$2,519

$210

8

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,579

$226

8

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

Southern Islands Cruise M818A
Departs: Kobe | Arrives: Yokohama

$2,519

$210

15

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

Korea & Japan Getaway Cruise M819
Departs: Kobe | Arrives: Yokohama

$1,059

$212

20

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$1,039

$208

20

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Sea of Japan Cruise M820A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,719

$209

25

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Sea of Japan Cruise M821
Departs: Yokohama

$1,819

$227

25

JUN

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

$3,499

$219

3

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hakaido Cruise M822
Departs: Yokohama

$1,819

$227

3

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

$3,619

$226

11

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Sea of Japan Cruise M823
Departs: Yokohama

$1,919

$240

11

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

$3,579

$224

19

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Southern Islands Cruise M824
Departs: Yokohama

$1,789

$224

19

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

$3,719

$232

27

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hakaido Cruise M825
Departs: Yokohama

$2,059

$257

27

JUL

Diamond Princess cruises

19

NIGHTS

Grand Japan Cruise M825A
Departs: Yokohama

$4,689

$247

4

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

11

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M826
Departs: Yokohama

$2,759

$251

4

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

18

NIGHTS

Grand Japan Cruise M826A
Departs: Yokohama

$4,419

$246

15

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

7

NIGHTS

Japan Cruise M827
Departs: Yokohama

$1,789

$256

15

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

12

NIGHTS

Japan Cruise M827A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,689

$224

22

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$1,039

$208

22

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Hokkaido Cruise M828A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,819

$217

27

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hakaido Cruise M829
Departs: Yokohama

$1,919

$240

27

AUG

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

$3,719

$232

4

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M830
Departs: Yokohama

$1,919

$240

4

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M830A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,839

$218

12

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$1,059

$212

12

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Grand Japan Cruise M831A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,839

$218

17

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Japan Cruise M832
Departs: Yokohama

$1,919

$240

17

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

16

NIGHTS

$3,499

$219

25

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Circle Hakaido Cruise M833
Departs: Yokohama

$1,719

$215

25

SEP

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

Hakaido Cruise M833A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,619

$201

3

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$1,039

$208

3

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

$2,729

$210

8

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Japan Fall Foliage Cruise M835
Departs: Yokohama

$1,829

$229

8

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

23

NIGHTS

$4,839

$210

16

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

15

NIGHTS

$3,140

$209

16

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

20

NIGHTS

$4,049

$202

31

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$1,039

$208

31

OCT

Diamond Princess cruises

13

NIGHTS

$2,729

$210

5

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

8

NIGHTS

Japan Fall Foliage Cruise M838
Departs: Yokohama

$1,829

$229

5

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

17

NIGHTS

$3,719

$219

13

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Southern Islands Cruise M839
Departs: Yokohama

$2,020

$224

13

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

18

NIGHTS

$3,939

$219

22

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

9

NIGHTS

Sea of Japan Cruise M840
Departs: Yokohama

$2,059

$229

22

NOV

Diamond Princess cruises

14

NIGHTS

Sea of Japan Cruise M840A
Departs: Yokohama

$2,879

$206

1

DEC

Diamond Princess cruises

5

NIGHTS

$949

$190

Diamond Princess — Ship Review Rating: 4.2 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.

Life aboard Diamond Princess
Diamond Princess returns to Sydney in December 2018, from where she will sail to Pacific islands and Tasmania, and mostly circumnavigate New Zealand (over 12 nights). Auckland is also a port to embark. Meanwhile, Diamond Princess is based in E and SE Asia. Around the middle of the year she sails around Japan out of Yokohama and Kobe. For the other months she sails to Bali (Indonesia), Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam from Singapore. Princess Cruises organises on-shore tours that can be booked before sailing or during the cruise. For some voyages pre- and post-cruises tours are available to extend your stay in major ports.

Being a large resort ship, built in 2004 and refitted in 2010, on-board entertainment and facilities are state-of-the-art for cruise ships. The ship itself is a cruise destination. She has two decks of public spaces and plenty of lifts and staircases that make for ease of movement. There is an ‘adults only’ two-deck Sanctuary area with padded sunloungers and pool for your solitude, and a fleet-wide ‘Movies Under the Stars’ screen. The Alaskan cruises tend to attract more families and multigenerational groups. Now joining and adapting to the Australian summer scene, Diamond Princess offers experienced cruising with a UK background, and is certain to attract a lot of attention in the Pacific region. Boarding logistics are very smooth. Tips and gratuities are not required when cruising Australian waters.

Accommodation
There are six types of cabin and 35 price categories: insides, outsides (some obstructed), balcony cabins, outside mini-suites (with and without balconies) and balcony suites. Cabins are roomy and nicely appointed, with satellite TV access to major channels. Standard cabins are practical and attractive, many have additional upper berths for children, and some have inter-connecting doors. The larger the stateroom, the more additional facilities. All guests receive turndown service, chocolates on pillow at night, bathrobes and amenity kits, and complimentary room service on most items 24 hours a day. There are no single cabins, 28 wheelchair-accessible cabins, and some cabins accommodate families of three and four.

Four types of suites are available, including two family suites, each of which can sleep up to 10 people if four are children – otherwise eight adults. Mid-priced suites compare more than favourably with motel accommodation, amenities and service. Most balconies give privacy, and some can be joined with other balconies when travelling in a group. Suites have a bathtub and second TV. The 28 suites and 186 mini-suites cover a large range of sizes and additional free-bees such as complimentary laundry and shoe shine, a selection of pillows, daily in-room canapés and high tea, free Internet access, and much more. The one Grand Suite has effectively two entertainment areas and a double balcony area, all great for entertaining. There are no butlers for any staterooms.

Food and Dining
Traditional dining in the International Dining Room offers you a pre-selection of one of two seating times throughout the cruise. Anytime Dining (sitting when and with whom you choose) is offered in the four other dining rooms. All serve five course meals changed daily, with chefs inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Sabatini’s serves Italian cuisine, Sterling Steakhouse serves steak and seafood, and there’s Kai Sushi (all for an extra cover charge). Dress code is smart casual, and on cruises longer than three days dress for a formal night for every week of sailing. Breakfast and lunch are provided in an open seating arrangement. (Of course a continental breakfast can be delivered to your stateroom, and there is a stateroom menu.) Passengers booked in cabins with balconies can order several special, romantic meals to be served restaurant-style on the verandah - Ultimate Balcony Dining. Order special dietary requests before sailing.

Casual dining is available at Horizon Court buffet all day and informal sit-down waiter service at night. The pizzeria gives an excellent choice, and will also provide room delivery for a small charge. There is a burger and hotdog grill, and take-away food is available at the pool side. For lighter snacks try the ice-cream sundae bar, or the patisserie for coffees and pastries. Afternoon tea is served daily. There are 12 bars and lounges. Coffee, iced tea and milk are available 24 hours a day. For an exclusive (extra charge) dining experience for ten guests make a reservation for The Chef’s Table. Chocolate Journeys is new.

Entertainment
As for entertainment, there is more than can be squeezed into a week. The Princess Theatre is two decks high, featuring glamorous production shows every second or third evening. The Vista Show Lounge with its three stages presents cabaret, and doubles for lectures, bingo and horse-racing during the day. Explorer’s Lounge hosts cabaret acts and dance bands. Movies first-run feature films pool-side at Under the Stars on Sun Deck. There are 12 bars and lounges with live music and dancing. A new feature is the new three-deck-high street-cafe-style Piazza, for sipping coffee and watching the occasional passing performer. Stroll around and shop duty-free, or check your email at the Internet Café.

Princess on-shore programs are outstanding, and information about shore options is comprehensive. On board, enrichment programs include the ScholarShip@Sea program, which presents six self-improvement programs each day, with a charge for advanced classes. The core subjects are: Culinary Arts, Visual/Creative Arts, Photography, and Computer Technology. There is a pottery studio complete with electric kiln, karaoke, virtual golf, art auctions, and casino gambling. Five pools spread the crowd. Fun activities surround the pool areas and include a nine-hole putting course, virtual golf, and ball games. One can retire to the library and writing room, the adults-only lounge, work out in the gyms, or relax in a spa or hot tub. While passengers are generally older, each young age group has five-star special facilities and programs.





































Explore the decks

Diamond Princess deckplans

Diamond Princess deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

There are six types of cabin and 35 price categories: insides, outsides (some obstructed), balcony cabins, outside mini-suites (with and without balconies) and balcony suites. Cabins are roomy and nicely appointed, with satellite TV access to major channels. Standard cabins are practical and attractive, many have additional upper berths for children, and some have inter-connecting doors. The larger the stateroom, the more additional facilities. All guests receive turndown service, chocolates on pillow at night, bathrobes and amenity kits, and complimentary room service on most items 24 hours a day. There are no single cabins, 28 wheelchair-accessible cabins, and some cabins accommodate families of three and four.

Four types of suites are available, including two family suites, each of which can sleep up to 10 people if four are children – otherwise eight adults. Mid-priced suites compare more than favourably with motel accommodation, amenities and service. Most balconies give privacy, and some can be joined with other balconies when travelling in a group. Suites have a bathtub and second TV. The 28 suites and 186 mini-suites cover a large range of sizes and additional free-bees such as complimentary laundry and shoe shine, a selection of pillows, daily in-room canapés and high tea, free Internet access, and much more. The one Grand Suite has effectively two entertainment areas and a double balcony area, all great for entertaining. There are no butlers for any staterooms.

Decks
Diamond Princess

Princess Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Diamond Princess star rating
Maiden voyage: 2004
Number of decks: 13
Tonnage: 115875
Cabins: 1337
Passenger capacity: 2670
Number of crew: 1100

What's onboard? ▼

  • REST & RELAXATION
  • Piazza-style Atrium
  • Shops duty free
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main dining room
  • Traditional Dining
  • Anytime Dining (outside Australia)
  • 24-h Room Service, Menu complimentary
  • Formal dining (1/week) (rental wear)
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Ultimate Balcony Dining
  • Chef’s Table (for 10) (not in Australia)
  • Sabatini’s (Italian)
  • Stirling Steakhouse
  • Kai Sushi (Japanese)
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Horizon Court
  • Burger & Hot Dog Grill (poolside)
  • Ice Cream Bar
  • English Pub Lunch
  • Chocolate Journeys (new)
  • Internet café
  • Pâtisserie
  • Drinks packages (not in Australia)
  • Soda, coffee packages
  • Afternoon tea; Cookies & milk in Piazza
  • Special diet requests (order ahead)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Show lounge
  • Lounges, bars, nightclub, disco (12)
  • Movies Under the Stars
  • Onboard games, parties, tours
  • Casino
  • ScholarShip@Sea enrichment courses
  • Library, writing room
  • Art, photo, video gallery
  • Celebration packages
  • Weddings (enquire)
  • Conference Centre
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Pools (4)
  • Lap pool with current
  • Whirlpools Spas (8)
  • The Sanctuary adult oasis (pay)
  • Fitness Centre, jogging track, Zumba classes
  • Lotus Spa & Fitness
  • Japanese bath
  • Ultimate Ship Tour (pay)
  • Sports court & table games
  • Shuffleboard
  • 9-hole putting course
  • UNDER 18
  • Youth Remix Center (3-12y)
  • Teen Lounge (13-17y)
  • Kids-only Dinners
  • Pelicans (3-7 y centre)
  • Shockwaves (8-12 y centre)
  • Group kidsitting (3-12 y, pay)
  • Port Days activities
  • Children with special needs
  • Video arcade
  • OTHER
  • Medical centre (pay private rate, no Medicare)
  • ATM on board (costly)
  • Internet, Wi-Fi (pay)
  • Mobile phone at sea (pay provider)
  • Laundromats self-serve
  • 110V power
  • Wheelchair cabins, service animals
  • No wheelchair access to The Sanctuary
  • Daily newsletter

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Gratuities & bar service charges on Australia-based ships
  • All main meals on-board
  • Afternoon tea service
  • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
  • Anytime dining (not in Australia; not on Pacific Princess)
  • Traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • Dietary requests on booking
  • Alternative dining (extra charge)
  • In-cabin dining at no charge (most items)
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 y, not Explorer)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Onboard newsletter
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Destination seminars and/or lectures
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi (public areas; pay)
  • Mobile device app for on-board programs, communications
  • Defence Force onboard credit program

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Outside Australia: Service charge USD 13.50, mini-suites USD 14.50, suites USD 15.50 pp/night all ages
  • Gratuities are voluntary & can be modified/removed on request at Guest Relations after boarding
  • Service charge outside Australia: Beverages 15%
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Some workshops, classes & programs
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry service charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Childcare night services (3-12 y 10pm-1am; pay)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • REMINDERS
  • Passports 6 mth validity. Youth IDs Australia domestic
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions

Happy Customers

Staff very friendly and efficient. Not sure if they booked single beds for me and my partner though?"

Reviewer: Melinda K, NSW
Date: 8 June 2016
Rating: 8

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