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New Zealand Cruise - A236

Ship: Grand Princess  
Departure: Thursday, December 1, 2022
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Melbourne
Returns: Melbourne
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Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
8
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    New Zealand Cruise - A236

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, December 1, 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. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    2 Friday, December 2, 2022 At Sea
    3 Saturday, December 3, 2022 At Sea
    4 Sunday, December 4, 2022 Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand

    Fjordland National Park occupies the SW corner of South Island of New Zealand, and is the largest of 14 national parks as well as a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound and Dusky Sound are all within the Park. It is a region of waterfalls and misty virgin forests, snow-clad mountains and towering granite peaks, crystal clear lakes, rivers and remote fjords. Read more about Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand

    5 Monday, December 5, 2022 Dunedin, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Dunedin, New Zealand

    Dunedin is the principal city of the Otago Region of New Zealand. It was founded in 1848 by Scottish migrants, and today the city still contains many Scottish relics, including a statue of the Scottish Bard Robbie Burns. Fine examples of working heritage include the Speight’s Brewery, the Gasworks Museum and the very popular Taieri Gorge Railway. Read more about Dunedin, New Zealand

    6 Tuesday, December 6, 2022 Christchurch, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Christchurch, New Zealand

    Christchurch, in the Province of Canterbury, is the largest city of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located mid-way down the island's east coast just north of Banks Peninsula, on the edge of the Canterbury Plains. It is a vibrant, cosmopolitan place with exciting festivals, theatre, modern art galleries, great shopping and award-winning attractions. Read more about Christchurch, New Zealand

    7 Wednesday, December 7, 2022 Wellington, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington, New Zealand's capital city, is situated on the SW tip of the North Island, and is set on the edge of a stunning harbour surrounded by rolling hills. As the political centre of New Zealand, it houses Parliamentary buildings as well as the bulk of foreign diplomatic missions. However, it is also renowned for its cafe-culture, as there are more cafes per capita than in New York City, and they rival the world’s top culinary destinations for flavour and variety. Read more about Wellington, New Zealand

    8 Thursday, December 8, 2022 Napier, New Zealand 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Napier, New Zealand

    Napier is a port city in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is known as the 'Art Deco' capital of the world because following the earthquake which almost levelled the city in 1931 the rapid rebuilding was strongly influenced by Art Deco architecture. The building style of clean simple lines and bas-relief decoration was not only at its height of popularity, it also suited the needs of the city. Read more about Napier, New Zealand

    9 Friday, December 9, 2022 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 9:45 AM 8:30 PM
    View of Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

    Rotorua (Tauranga) is a centre of tourism and a place of extraordinary natural beauty. It is a smallish city on the shores of a lake of the same name, in the crater of an ancient volcano in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. The entire area is thermally active, and the smell of sulphur, a 'rotten eggs’ smell that is never far, results in the nicknames 'Sulphur City' and 'Rottenrua'. Read more about Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

    10 Saturday, December 10, 2022 Auckland, New Zealand 7:30 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Auckland, New Zealand

    The city centre of Auckland is perfect for shopping, discovering New Zealand arts, culture and challenging your adventure side. Wander through The New Zealand Maritime Museum or Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Sky Tower is a must-do, where you can experience 360 degree views on the SkyWalk or go for it and attempt the SkyJump! Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

    11 Sunday, December 11, 2022 At Sea
    12 Monday, December 12, 2022 At Sea
    13 Tuesday, December 13, 2022 At Sea
    14 Wednesday, December 14, 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. Read more about Melbourne, 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
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Cabin Availability

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Balcony

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    New Zealand Cruise - A236

    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Grand Princess Departure: Thursday, December 1, 2022 Nights: 13 nights Departs: Melbourne Returns: Melbourne

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