This relaxed stay and cruise itinerary travels to Australia’s world-famous landmarks including vibrant Sydney Harbour and the Great Barrier Reef with a pre-cruise stay in laid-back Perth.
• Perth, Australia
• Sydney, Australia
• Brisbane, Australia
• Airlie Beach, Australia
• Cairns, Australia
• Port Douglas, Australia
• Willis Island, Australia
• Sydney, Australia
Walk, cycle or swim around Rottnest Island and visit the cheeky pint-sized marsupial, the quokka*.
From Port Douglas, take a catamaran trip to the edge of the remarkable Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling among colourful fish and turtles*.
The Rocks Walking Tour, Sydney
Hear tales of Sydney’s colourful past, discover narrow cobblestone lanes, and view some of the city’s oldest dwellings once frequented by sailors and rogues*.
Glide high above the tropical rainforest canopy in a gondola cabin on Kuranda’s Skyrail Rainforest Cableway*.
Take the train to Perth’s sibling, Fremantle, and drink and eat your way around its cool restaurants, bars, markets and microbreweries*.
SHARE by celeb chef Curtis Stone presents a six-course tasting menu designed for sharing, with charcuterie, hand-made pasta, quality meat and decadent desserts*.
Crown Promenade Perth
Part of the huge Crown Entertainment Complex on the banks of the Swan River, this hotel has impressive facilities including 32 restaurants and bars and a 24-hour casino.
Princess’ comfortable Balcony Staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that lead to a sit-out balcony.
* Extra charge
Is this for you?
Princess Cruises® have a passion for travel and their unique itineraries visit some amazing ports of call. On board, comfortable staterooms, friendly crew, a great full-board package with mouth-watering cuisine and dazzling entertainment await. Princess operate a fleet of 17 modern cruise ships and have over 50 years’ experience taking guests to over 360 destinations across the globe.
This 2000-guest ship offers a relaxed ambience and excellent entertainment choices including Movies Under the Stars®.
What to expect
SUGGESTED STAY & CRUISE ITINERARY
Day 1 UK to Perth, Australia
Depart the UK on your overnight flight to Perth.
Days 2-4 Perth, Australia
On arrival, transfer to the Crown Promenade for a three-night stay. Thanks to new direct flights between Perth and the UK, the world’s most remote city is now more accessible than ever. In Western Australia’s capital, you’ll discover a laid-back pace where you can bask in around eight hours of sunshine a day. Head to one of the soft sand beaches, visit the friendly quokkas on Rottnest Island and hit the quirky bars. In neighbouring Fremantle, there’s a cool arts scene and plenty of history to explore, and Swan Valley’s vineyards are just half an hour away. Crown Promenade has an impressive array of facilities as part of the Crown Entertainment Complex, which includes a theatre and 32 restaurants and bars.
Day 5 Perth to Sydney, Australia
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival, begin your cruise on board
Day 6 At sea
Day 7 Brisbane, Australia
Day 8 At sea
Day 9 Airlie Beach, Australia
Day 10 Cairns, Australia
Day 11 Port Douglas, Australia
Day 12 Willis Island, Australia
Days 13-14 At sea
Day 15 Sydney, Australia
Following disembarkation, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Departing 01 April 2020; similar itineraries are available on alternative dates, call or speak to a Personal Travel Expert for details.
Tailor made cruises
While the cruise itinerary is set by the cruise lines, the land-based section of your holiday is fully flexible. This means you can choose the airport you fly from and airline you fly with, where you stay, for how long and the adventures you will have while you are there. These featured holidays have been curated using our extensive cruise and destination knowledge, however almost any itinerary can be put together – just speak to one of our Personal Travel Experts.