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Southern Australia Explorer Cruise - A237

Ship: Grand Princess  
Departure: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Nights: 7 nights
Departs: Melbourne
Returns: Melbourne
Up to $500 onboard credit
Return Trip
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Duration
7
Nights
Days at Sea
2
Sea Days
Ports
5
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Southern Australia Explorer Cruise - A237

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Melbourne, Australia Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Melbourne, Australia

    For those with a little more time to spend in Melbourne, there are many easy day trips to enjoy beyond the city limits by guided tour or with a hire car. Not even an hour from Melbourne, you’ll find Australia’s best-preserved steam train Puffing Billy - the historic railway puffs through the leafy Dandenong Ranges. The Mornington Peninsula offers first-rate wineries, local cuisine, and both bay and ocean beaches. To get up close with native fauna, a trip to Healesville Sanctuary will give you a fix - the beautiful, bushland-set sanctuary gives you the chance to cosy up with koalas, kangaroos and wombats as well as lesser-known Australian animals. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    2 Thursday, December 15, 2022 Phillip Island, Australia 7:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Phillip Island, Australia

    Phillip Island is approximately 140 km SE of Melbourne, joined to the mainland by bridge, and is the home of the world famous Penguin Parade that can be viewed each evening at dusk when the fairy penguins stroll up the beach to their burrows. There's a great range of activities to enjoy that include surfing, snorkelling, and swimming in summer, kayaking, jet skiing, aqua biking and yachting. Add to this: bush walking on the many tracks and enjoying the many parks; bird watching; pelican feeding; and don’t miss out of visiting some of the wineries. But Phillip Island is synonymous with the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix held annually in October. Read more about Phillip Island, Australia

    3 Friday, December 16, 2022
    4 Saturday, December 17, 2022 Port Lincoln, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Port Lincoln, Australia

    Port Lincoln is a city of 16,000 situated on Boston Bay which opens into Spencer Gulf, at the southern extremity of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. It lies 270 km due west of the State capital Adelaide. The waters are fished for southern bluefin tuna and sardines, and are home to Australia’s largest commercial fishing fleet. Aquaculture is a thriving industry, and large quantities raised in tuna ranches supply the Japanese market. Read more about Port Lincoln, Australia

    5 Sunday, December 18, 2022 Kangaroo Island, Australia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kangaroo Island, Australia

    Cruise ships anchor off the town of Penneshaw and tender to the jetty. Kangaroo Island, named by Matthew Flinders in 1802, is Australia's third largest island. Situated 112 km SW of Adelaide, it is a pristine untamed wilderness where the koalas aren't being cuddled, they're relaxing at home in native trees. The seals aren't performing, they're lazing beside you on the beach. Read more about Kangaroo Island, Australia

    6 Monday, December 19, 2022 Adelaide, Australia 7:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Adelaide, Australia

    The Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal is 22 km from Adelaide city centre. Access is via a vehicle drop-off zone, or a 200 m walk to Outer Harbour railway station. Park cars nearby, but note there is no long-term parking. Adelaide is an architecturally-planned city, set beside the River Torrens between the Adelaide Hills and Gulf St Vincent. Read more about Adelaide, Australia

    7 Tuesday, December 20, 2022
    8 Wednesday, December 21, 2022 Melbourne, Australia 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Melbourne, Australia

    For those with a little more time to spend in Melbourne, there are many easy day trips to enjoy beyond the city limits by guided tour or with a hire car. Not even an hour from Melbourne, you’ll find Australia’s best-preserved steam train Puffing Billy - the historic railway puffs through the leafy Dandenong Ranges. The Mornington Peninsula offers first-rate wineries, local cuisine, and both bay and ocean beaches. To get up close with native fauna, a trip to Healesville Sanctuary will give you a fix - the beautiful, bushland-set sanctuary gives you the chance to cosy up with koalas, kangaroos and wombats as well as lesser-known Australian animals. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

  • Ship

    Grand Princess Overview

    Grand Princess

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    Until early May 2020 Grand Princess sails from San Francisco west to Hawaii (15 nights), south to the Mexican Riviera (10 nights), and along the California Coast (7 nights). The cruises south offer relaxation and water sports. From May to September 2020 Grand Princess offers a 7-night itinerary to Alaska’s fjord coast, alternating departures from Vancouver and Whittier (port for Anchorage). Guests will want to spend time in both Vancouver and Anchorage, especially seeing the museum and zoo in the latter. From October 2020 Grand Princess takes on new adventures: cross the Pacific to China (30 nights), explore E and SE Asia out of Singapore, and in March 2021 head west on a grand 28-night cruise to the Mediterranean via India and the Middle East. For the rest of 2021 Grand Princess is based at Southampton, and sails to all parts of the North Atlantic and Baltic Sea. Princess Cruises organises onshore tours that can be booked before sailing, or during the cruise. For some voyages pre- and post-cruise tours are available to extend your stay in major ports. The Ocean Medallion wearable device arrives 29 March 2020.

  • Cabins

    Grand Princess Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Grand Princess Inside on the Grand Princess

    Cabin Types

    IA, IB, IC, ID, IE, IF

    Average Cabin Size – 14.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    The Interior stateroom is approximately 160 to 182 square feet and richly appointed with fine amenities. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.Features - Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Nightly turn-down service.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Grand Princess Oceanview on the Grand Princess

    Cabin Types

    O3, OC, OE, OF, OV, OW, OY, OZ

    Average Cabin Size – 15.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    The Premium Oceanview stateroom is approximately 206 square feet and features a picture window for memorable views. The Premium Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities.Features - Picture window, Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Nightly turn-down service.*Due to some stateroom configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Grand Princess Balcony on the Grand Princess

    Cabin Types

    B2, B4, BA, BB, BC, BD, BE, BF

    Average Cabin Size – 15.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    The spacious approximately 274 square foot Premium Balcony stateroom is appointed with the same fine amenities as the Balcony stateroom but also features a large balcony of approximately 89 square feet. Premium Balcony staterooms have a rear-facing balcony from which to enjoy dramatic wake views. Some staterooms also have Pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.Features - Balcony with patio furniture, Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Grand Princess Suite on the Grand Princess

    Cabin Types

    S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8, MB, MD, ME, M1

    Average Cabin Size – 30.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Approximately 730 sq. ft. including balcony, the Grand Suite features an expansive cabin and oversized aft-facing balcony. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181 square foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. All Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities. Features - Separate seating area with a sofa bed, Upgraded balcony furniture with room for four: two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs, Complimentary mini-bar set-up, Walk-in closet with personal safe, Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Upgraded bathroom amenities and hairdryer, Two flat-panel satellite TVs, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Refrigerator, Writing desk and phone, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Enhanced nightly turn-down service, A host of other benefits and amenities. *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Grand Princess

    Legend

    • Cabin with Porthole Windows
    • Interconnecting staterooms with private balcony (8 persons)
    • Queen bed not convertible to two twin beds
    • Two lower beds not convertible to queen. Shower only
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Will accommodate 3rd and 4th person
    • Will accommodate 3rd person
    • Will accommodate a rollaway

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Oceanview

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Balcony

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Suite at the Grand Princess

Suite

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    Southern Australia Explorer Cruise - A237

    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Grand Princess Departure: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Nights: 7 nights Departs: Melbourne Returns: Melbourne

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