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From $1,099* pp | 6 Days  • Departs 13 Feb 2017 from Melbourne  • Golden Princess  *Rate is per person, cruise only, balcony room twin share. 

Cruise round trip from Melbourne

  • Tasmania is known for its stunning scenery and wonderful food
  • Scenic cruising of beautiful Wineglass and Oyster Bay
  • Explore Hobart, founded in 1804, which combines colonial character with a sophisticated lifestyle 

Discover Tasmania

What a wonderful way to explore the “Apple Isle”. Delve into our colonial history , discover the scenic coastlines and even meet a Tasmanian devil.



Port Arrive



Melbourne, Australia 4:00pm


Wineglass Bay & Oyster Bays, Tasmania (Scenic Cruising)  2:00pm  5:00pm


Port Arthur (Tasmania), Australia (Tender Required – Wheelchair Access Limited)  7:00am  4:00pm


Hobart (Tasmania), Australia 7:00pm


Hobart (Tasmania), Australia 5:00pm


At Sea


Phillip Island, Australia 12:00am 11:00pm


Melbourne, Australia 7:00am


Deck Plan

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small tick-red-icon Cruise from Melbourne to Melbourne

small tick-red-icon Elegant en-suite stateroom

small tick-red-icon All shipboard main meals – breakfast, lunch & dinner – excluding speciality restaurants/balcony dining

small tick-red-icon Beverages – iced tea, lemonade, water, tea varieties and non-speciality coffee

small tick-red-icon Room service

small tick-red-icon Most entertainment and activities onboard

small tick-red-icon All cruise taxes, fees & port expenses


small x red icon  Flights

small x red icon  Transfers

small x red icon  Shore excursions

small x red icon Visas

small x red icon  Comprehensive travel insurance

small x red icon  Items of a personal nature – laundry, telephone/stateroom calling

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Guest Capacity




Wineglass Bay & Oyster Bays, Tasmania – scenic cruising

Jutting out from Tasmania’s eastern coast, the Freycinet Peninsula is home to Freycinet National Park, a beautiful wilderness area encompassing pink granite mountains and jagged peaks that overlook the sparkling waters of the Tasman Sea.

Located within the park are two gorgeous bays, best viewed from the sea. Named for its shape, Wineglass Bay is the smaller of the two, a secluded area with glistening sapphire waters that give way to the velvety white sands of one of the world’s most stunning beaches. Broader in size, Great Oyster Bay is steeped in history, and served as the former stomping grounds of Tasmanian Aborigines who harvested shellfish along the coast.

Both bays attract tourists for their dramatic beauty and for the wealth of outdoor activities they both provide, including whale watching, sea kayaking, snorkelling and diving.

Port Arthur, Tasmania.

Port Arthur is named for George Arthur, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania from 1823 to 1837. It was Arthur who converted a small convict lumber station on the Tasman Peninsula into the most feared penal colony in Australia. Preserved today as the Port Arthur Historical Site, the then state-of-the-art prison was designed to hold repeat offenders in isolation and hard labour. When it closed in 1877, it marked the end of a dark chapter in English and Australian history.

Port Arthur is also your gateway to the wild and scenic Tasman Peninsula. Its wave-lashed coast is the site of spectacular rock formations such as Tasman Arch, the Tessellated Pavement and the Devil’s Kitchen. The peninsula is also home to small farms, superb fruit orchards and acclaimed vineyards.

The Tasman Peninsula is one of the last refuges for the endangered Tasmanian devil. The Tasmania Devil Conservation Park is in the forefront of protecting these unique – if surly and downright disagreeable – remnants of Tasmanian prehistory.

Note: Port Arthur is an anchorage port. Passengers transfer to shore via ship’s tender.

Hobart, Tasmania.

Tasmania’s capital has much in common with Sydney. Founded but a few years later, Hobart also owes its origins to the establishment of a penal colony – and its natural setting is just as impressive. Seen from its fine deep-water harbour, Hobart spills over the lower reaches of the Derwent Valley as Mt. Wellington towers in the background. Much of the city’s heritage is centred on the historic waterfront. North of the city stretches the vast parkland of the Queen’s Domain. Many of Tasmania’s other attractions are within easy reach of Hobart.

With more than 90 National Trust buildings, Hobart, founded in 1804, combines colonial character with a sophisticated metropolitan lifestyle.

Phillip Island, Australia

This small island off the coast of Victoria is Australia’s most popular destination after Ayers Rock. The reason? The island is home to the Fairy Penguin, the smallest of the 17 species of penguin. Your ship makes a special call at Phillip Island to afford passengers the opportunity to view these charming creatures in their native habitat.

Phillip Island is an anchorage call. Passengers transfer to shore via ship’s tender.

Melbourne, Australia.

Victoria may be Australia’s smallest continental state, but Melbourne, its capital, is big on everything. With a population of 4.25 million people living in 59 separately named communities within 715 square miles, Melbourne is a sprawling city offering culture, art, fashion and friendly, sports-minded Australians. It is also an easy city to explore. At the heart of the city is the Golden Mile, the city’s governmental and commercial centre, home to hotels, shops, restaurants and theatres.

Originally part of New South Wales, Victoria became a colony in its own right in 1851. The discovery of gold propelled Melbourne’s growth to prominence and prosperity.

Travel Tip: Melbourne is pronounced “mell-burn.”



  • Anytime Dining or Traditional Dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner) * Exceptions: Anytime Dining is not available on Dawn, Sea, and Sun Princess (while sailing in Australia), Ocean, or Pacific Princess.
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Casual Dining Venues * Exceptions: Vines Wine & Seafood Bar & speciality drinks at the International Café
  • Beverages (Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non- Speciality Coffee) * Exceptions: Sodas, Alcoholic Beverages
  • Specialty Restaurants (including Chef’s Table) *Additional fees may apply
  • Balcony Dining (breakfast & dinner only) *Additional fees may apply

Entertainment and Amenities:

  • Daytime activities, including the fitness centre (exceptions are speciality fitness classes), zumba classes, afternoon trivia, whirlpool spas and pools
  • Captain’s Welcome Champagne Waterfall Reception
  • Lotus Spa – included for Suite passengers – enjoy use of Lotus Spa Thermal Suite with the following exceptions:
    Royal Princess.
  • Discovery at SeaTM onboard activities
  • Library & Princess Book Club
  • Internet Access – Included for Platinum and Elite Captain’s Circle members – receive credit toward Internet Café packages
  • ScholarShip@Sea® enrichment activities * Exceptions: Creativity@Sea, Ceramic@Sea
  • Evening entertainment featuring live comedy, theatre, casino, karaoke, nightclubs, cinema and theme night parties
  • Theatre/Production Shows & Guest Entertainer Shows
  • Movies Under the Stars

In the staterooms:

  • En suite air-conditioned accommodation
  • Personal steward
  • Hairdryer and bathroom sundries
  • Refrigerator
  • Stateroom TV programming

For the family:

  • Youth & Teen Programs * Exceptions: Group Kid sitting
  • Youth & Teen Activities * Exceptions: Jr. Chef@Sea cooking workshop


  • All Australian and overseas port taxes
Grand Suite with Balcony

Grand Suite with Balcony

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 730-square-foot Suites. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits.


Suite with Balcony

Suite with Balcony

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 1,314-square-foot Suites. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 450-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits.


Family Suite with Balcony

Family Suite with Balcony

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 730-square-foot Suites. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits.


Suite with Window

Suite with Window

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 319 to 1,314-square-foot Suites. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin, along with special suite-only benefits.


Mini-Suite with Balcony

Mini-Suite with Balcony

The luxurious Mini-Suite offers approximately 323 square feet of comfort and a separate seating area with a sofa bed for lounging or sleeping a third passenger. The spacious balcony is approximately 61 square feet and the bathroom offers a combination tub and shower.




The spacious approximately 232-square-foot Balcony stateroom is appointed with fine amenities and outstanding views from an approximately 47-square-foot private balcony.


Premium Oceanview

Premium Oceanview

The Premium Oceanview stateroom is approximately 206 square feet and features a picture window for memorable views.




The Oceanview stateroom is approximately 163 to 171 square feet and features a picture window^ for memorable views.


Oceanview (Obstructed)

Oceanview Obstructed

The Obstructed Oceanview stateroom is approximately 168 square feet and features the same fine amenities as our Oceanview stateroom, but the view from the picture window is either fully or partially obstructed.




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.


Dine in the manner that suits your schedule instead of cramping your style. Choose from Traditional Dining, Anytime Dining, Specialty Dining or Casual Dining.

Our Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine – and it shows. Our entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Each chef’s menu is creative and the selections change every day. Pair that with impeccable service and you’re in for an unforgettable gourmet experience.



This ship offers several formal dining rooms in the cruise tradition, with Traditional Dining at the same times for each meal, with attentive service provided by your own waiter throughout the cruise.

  • Canaletto Dining Room



Anytime Dining means you aren’t limited to eating at a fixed time or place on the ship. Instead, the choice of when and where you want to eat is flexible, based only on your stomach’s whim.

  • Donatello Dining Room
  • Bernini Dining Room



Our ships’ restaurants are always in big demand and this ship’s options are no exception, serving up exquisite local specialties and gourmet favourites. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.



Want to maximise your pool time and minimise your mealtime? Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at our Casual Dining eateries, or get take-out and dine by the pool.

  • International Cafe (nominal charge applies to select items)
  • Horizon Court
  • Lobby Bar
  • Vines Wine Bar (nominal charge applies to select items) – Voted one of the “Best Wine Bars at Sea,” by USA Today!
  • Sundaes ice cream bar
  • Prego Pizzeria
  • Trident Grill (burgers & hot dogs)
  • Afternoon tea
  • 24-hour room service



Nights are always a buzz with activity, and it’s up to you to choose your pleasure – from live theatre and the big screen, to plush lounges, swanky casinos and dance clubs.

To say the nightlife onboard is entertaining is an understatement. Illuminating the stage in captivating productions, our performers are some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea. Our Princess Signature Shows, lounge performers, movies and casinos are just some of the entertainment our guests enjoy as they escape completely.



This ship’s theatre venues are designed with great acoustics, the best seats in the house, and stellar acts. The movies shown are all first-run feature-length films.

  • Princess Theatre
  • Vista Show Lounge
  • Movies Under the Stars® outdoor theatre

Hot Spots

Hot Spots

Our ship’s Hot Spots are just that – sizzling! They vary depending upon the ship and feature dazzling casinos, our Movies Under The Stars outdoor theatre, night clubs, dance floors and more.

  • Grand Casino
  • Explorer’s Lounge (nightclub-style performances)
  • Skywalkers Nightclub (top deck nightclub)



Whether you’re in the mood for a cosy space to sip cocktails with someone special or a swanky place to savour a cigar and make new friends, Princess ships provide it all.

  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Explorer’s Lounge
  • Player’s Cigar Bar*
  • Promenade Lounge and Bar* Designated guest smoking area.



Fill your days with activities and do nothing the next. Take a personal enrichment class, do yoga, go duty-free shopping, or just relax with a dip in one of the pools or spas.

Pools & Spas

Pools & Spas

Sometimes floating serenely just isn’t enough – splash around or take a dip in one of this ship’s bubbling hot tubs.

  • Calypso Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)
  • Neptune’s Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)
  • Terrace Pool
  • Oasis bar & hot tubs
  • The Sanctuary (adults only)



Our ships will keep you on the run, literally, with basketball, paddle tennis, jogging tracks and state-of-the-art gyms equipped with machines that’ll keep your heart rate pumping.

  • Lotus Spa®, gym and fitness area
  • Nine-hole putting course (Princess Links)
  • Shuffleboard
  • Centre Court



When is a cruise an opportunity to enrich? When it’s a Princess cruise. This ship offers area lectures, art exhibits and classes taught by local experts.

  • World-class art collection, gallery and auctions
  • ScholarShip@Sea®
  • 24-hour Internet service (wireless access available)
  • Library
  • Hearts & Minds Wedding Chapel



Deals on designer clothing and gifts, including Lladro, Swarovski, Calvin Klein, Tommy Bahama, Lancome, Clinique, Estee Lauder, and Fossil – all up to 30% off.

  • Boutiques (duty-free)
  • Future Cruise Sales

Under 18

Under 18

A Princess Cruise means fun for the entire family – with activities for kids to keep them happy and special teen programs to get them involved too. With Princess, young kids and teens have their own kind of fun – and their own place to hang out. Our youth and teen centres are fully equipped with everything from the latest video games and movies, to arts and crafts, fooseball tables, board games and jukeboxes. And for the littlest ones, activities like kids’ karaoke, pizza parties, pyjama nights and more.

Kids & Teens

Kids & Teens

This ship’s activities run the age-appropriate gamut for those under 18 – from Princess Pelicans (ages 3 to 7), and Shockwaves (ages 8-12), to remix (ages 13-17).

  • The Fun Zone
  • Teen Centre
  • Teen hot tub
  • Voyage of Discovery video arcade
  • Splash pool


per person from*

Cruise Code

Interior Ocean View Balcony Mini Suite



Golden Princess

$1,099 $1,399 $1,599 $1,899 $2,799
Guests 3 & 4 – same stateroom $299 $299 $499 $499 $1,399
*Prices shown are all from prices and per person. Fares shown are based on availability in lead in cabins and whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, prices are subject to change or withdrawal.
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