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Southern Australia Explorer Cruise - A309A

Ship: Grand Princess  
Departure: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Nights: 10 nights
Departs: Melbourne
Returns: Sydney
+ Up to $50 onboard credit
+ Three for Free offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
10
Nights
Days at Sea
3
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
1
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Southern Australia Explorer Cruise - A309A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, March 21, 2023 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. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    2 Wednesday, March 22, 2023 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. Read more about Phillip Island, Australia

    3 Thursday, March 23, 2023 At Sea
    4 Friday, March 24, 2023 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. Read more about Port Lincoln, Australia

    5 Saturday, March 25, 2023 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. Read more about Adelaide, Australia

    6 Sunday, March 26, 2023 Kangaroo Island, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 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. Read more about Kangaroo Island, Australia

    7 Monday, March 27, 2023 At Sea
    8 Tuesday, March 28, 2023 Melbourne, Australia 7:00 AM 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. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    9 Wednesday, March 29, 2023 At Sea
    10 Thursday, March 30, 2023 Eden, Australia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Eden, Australia

    Eden is located at deep-water Twofold Bay on the Sapphire Coast, 476 km south of Sydney. The port berths ships to 325m. It is set in rugged beauty with golden sandy beaches and crystal waters to the east and forests and park lands to the west. Read more about Eden, Australia

    11 Friday, March 31, 2023 Sydney, Australia 6:00 AM Disembark
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Getting around Sydney is easy and accessible. You can jump on a train from Sydney airport to Circular Quay in approx.18 minutes, ride the hop on hop off bus around the city that offers multiple stops including Sydney Tower, Botanic Gardens, Australian Powerhouse and Maritime Museums, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge or the Bondi bus. If travelling on the water is more your style, catch a ferry to visit Sydney’s amusement park, Luna Park, visit the buzzing Manly Beach wharf which is linked to the Corso mall or cruise west of the city to join a Haunted History, Crooked Character or Convict Precinct tour at UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Cockatoo Island. Read more about Sydney, Australia

  • Ship

    Grand Princess Overview

    Grand Princess

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    Grand Princess was recently refitted in 2016. Features include a completely new Piazza atrium, new eateries (Alfredo’s Pizzeria and the Crown Grill), and the line’s first specialty tea lounge called Leaves. Also added are seven new window suites; remodeled casino, boutiques and art gallery; enhancements to the Horizon Court, Lotus Spa, and wedding chapel; and the addition of Crooner’s Martini Lounge and a new nightclub One5.

  • 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.

    Outside

    Outside

    Outside on the Grand Princess Outside 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

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

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    Princess Saver Fare

    Princess Saver Fare

    Fares shown are the Princess Saver Fare, which is a cruise-only fare. This fare includes:

    • No Frills fare with no added packages
    • Upgrade to Princess Plus Fare for AUD$40pp/day and receive Drinks Package & Wifi
    • Combinable with future cruise credits and selected promotions! Speak with your consultant for further details.

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    Three for Free offer!

    Three for Free offer!

    • FREE Stateroom location upgrade
    • FREE Onboard Spending Money
    • FREE Specialty Dining Voucher
    • Past Guest offer - upgrade from Saver to Plus fare from $30/day

    Combinable with future cruise credits & Princess Saver & Princess Plus Fares

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Cabin Availability

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Inside

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Outside at the Grand Princess

Outside

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Balcony at the Grand Princess

Balcony

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Suite at the Grand Princess

Suite

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    Southern Australia Explorer Cruise - A309A

    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Grand Princess Departure: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Nights: 10 nights Departs: Melbourne Returns: Sydney

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