Highlights of Australia & New Zealand Discovery Cruise


Price per person
from £5,986

Price based on
London Stansted
14th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book any 2018 worldwide tour or cruise and pay just £99 deposit per person when you book before 28 February. 

More details
  • 27 days

  • Australia and New Zealand

  • Active pace

  • Ocean cruise

Snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef, discover ancient Aboriginal rock paintings and watch the sunset in the outback on this Southern Hemisphere adventure that explores the highlights of Australia and New Zealand.

At a glance

  • Melbourne Explore the key cultural attractions of Australia's largest city on a guided tour.
  • Uluru (Ayers Rock) Enjoy champagne and canapes as you admire the changing colour of this prestigious rock at sunset.
  • Great Barrier Reef Swim, snorkel or ride a glass-bottomed boat to the reef from Green Island
  • Sydney Cruise along Sydney Harbour and enjoy uninterrupted views of the city skyline.
  • Fiordland National Park
  • Dunedin
  • Akaroa
  • Wellington
  • Napier
  • Tauranga
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Islands
Highlights of Australia & New Zealand Cruise map

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • All airport and port taxes
VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.


Snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef, discover ancient Aboriginal rock paintings and watch the sunset in the outback on this Southern Hemisphere adventure that explores the highlights of Australia and New Zealand.

Total meals included:

  • 13 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 13 dinners

Depart UK

1 - 2

No meals included



On arrival in Melbourne you will be met and transferred to your hotel for three nights.

Welcome to Australia! Hotel rooms are available for immediate check-in. The remainder of the day is yours to relax or start exploring this vibrant.

No meals included



This morning begins with a city sightseeing tour which includes landmarks such as Flinders St. Station, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fitzroy Gardens, the Botanic Gardens, and the Shrine of Remembrance. The afternoon is free to explore on your own. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining.

No meals included



A full free day to explore more of Melbourne on your own. You may wish to consider a day tour to the scenic Great Ocean Road to see the “Twelve Apostles” or travel to Phillip Island and see the famous Penguin Parade.

No meals included

Melbourne - Alice Springs


Today, fly to the Outback and visit the School Of The Air and Royal Flying Doctor Service to learn how education and medical services are provided in remote regions (subject to opening times). Also, visit the Old Telegraph Station to discover how early settlers developed communications.

No meals included

Alice Springs - Uluru


Today, journey through the heart of the Outback, keeping a lookout for red kangaroos, dingoes, camels, and feral horses, known as “Brumbies.” Upon arrival, travel to a popular lookout to enjoy views of the magnificent Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), a geological splendour of some 36 brilliant domes. Later, visit the Sunset Strip, where you will enjoy a champagne toast while experiencing one of the world’s greatest spectacles—Uluru at sunset.

No meals included

Uluru - Cairns


Enjoy a tour around the base of Uluru, the extraordinary monolith whose circumference is studded with caves decorated with Aboriginal paintings. In the afternoon, fly to Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Australia's tropical rainforests.

No meals included

Cairns - Great Barrier Reef - Cairns


The world’s largest coral reef, made up of over 3,000 individual reefs and over 1,250 miles long, is one of our planet’s most amazing natural wonders. Board a catamaran and cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Experience this underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance. Choose to snorkel, take a semi-submersible watercraft tour, or attend a presentation by a marine biologist. Return to Cairns, where your evening is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner



Today is yours to relax and explore. Set amongst lush rainforests, soaring peaks, and the ocean, Cairns is one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations. It has many attractions including a scenic railway, which runs to the picturesque market town of Kuranda and a cable car that glides over Australia’s World-Heritage-listed tropical rainforest canopy.

No meals included

Cairns - Sydney


Board your flight to Sydney, Australia’s largest city. Tonight, you may wish to enjoy dinner at a waterfront restaurant.

No meals included



Sydney boasts one of the most beautiful harbours in the world, home to the instantly recognizable Sydney Harbour Bridge and the world-famous architectural wonder—the Sydney Opera House. This morning, your sightseeing tour will take you through the commercial and shopping heart of Sydney. End the day with a cruise along Sydney Harbour for uninterrupted views of the city skyline.

No meals included



Enjoy a full day at leisure for your own discoveries. You may wish to wander the cobblestone streets of the Rocks district, explore vibrant Darling Harbour, or climb to the top of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge. Your Tour Director will have suggestions to help you make the most of this exciting city.

No meals included

Sydney - Sydney to embark


Your tour ends today.

Today, transfer to the cruise port to embark your cruise ship for your 13-night New Zealand cruise.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

At sea

15 - 16

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fiordland National Park


At the heart of Fiordland National Park lies the stunning natural attraction, Milford Sound. Cruise to this spectacular fiord, bound by dense rainforest and steep cliffs that soar dramatically out from the water’s surface. If you’re lucky to experience this area in the rain, you will see the number of waterfalls multiply. Look out for wildlife as you survey the area.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Port Chambers (for Dunedin)


Disembark the cruise ship at Port Chalmers and transfer to Dunedin. Known as the 'Edinburgh of the South' because of its strong Scottish connections, Dunedin has preserved many of its grand Victorian and turn-of-the-century buildings. Spend the day exploring the area. Perhaps pay a visit to the 1906 Flemish Renaissance railway station or New Zealand’s oldest university.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner



Today you have the opportunity to explore Akaroa. Situated on the eastern shores of New Zealand's South Island, Akaroa is a popular tourist destination with a distinctly French flair. Akaroa harbour is home to a diverse range of marine life, including rare Hector's dolphins. Visitors are lured by the area's secluded beaches and quaint boutiques.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner



Arrive in New Zealand's small but bustling capital city, Wellington. Nestled between rolling hills and a stunning harbour, Wellington has a vibrant and compact downtown area that's best explored on foot. Take a walk and people-watch on lively Courtenay Place, or perhaps you can pay a visit to the Museum of New Zealand to learn more about the country’s Māori heritage.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner



Today you have the opportunity to explore Napier, one of New Zealand’s most attractive cities. After being destroyed by an earthquake in 1931, this coastal area was completely rebuilt in art-deco style. Get your bearings on a walk along Marine Parade, the attractive waterfront promenade lined with parks, gardens and memorials. The nearby i-SITE Visitor Centre is within easy reach if you want to explore other activities available in the area.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner



Continue your journey to the coastal city of Tauranga, situated on New Zealand’s North Island. With its golden beaches and well-kept parks, Tauranga is a great place to enjoy outdoor activities. Sit and people-watch at a waterfront cafe, take a dip in the sea or take the opportunity to try your hand at a new water sport.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner



Situated between the mighty Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea, Auckland’s waterside location has earned it the nickname ‘The City of Sails'. Discover the city at your own pace today. You may want to explore the shops and restaurants along the harbour or visit one of the city’s beautifully-kept parks.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Bay of Islands


Consisting of more than 140 subtropical islands, the stunning Bay of Islands enclave is located next to New Zealand's North Island. Visitors flock here for its untouched beaches, fishing trips and excellent water sports. Enjoy a full day to discover its natural wonders for yourself.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

At sea

25 - 26

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sydney - UK


After breakfast, disembark your ship.

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK


No meals included

Things to note

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.

Day 6: The School of Air and the Royal flying doctor service is subject to opening times.

A visa is required to travel on this tour. Please refer to www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice prior to departure for the latest requirements and how to apply. 

The cruise itinerary is subject to change.


Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.

  • Melbourne: Holiday Inn Flinders
  • Alice Springs: Chifley
  • Uluru: Outback Pioneer
  • Cairns: Park Regis City Quays
  • Sydney: Travelodge Wynyard

Sea Princess

Whether you’re cutting into a juicy steak cooked to order in the dining room, or enjoying the luxury of a special breakfast just for booking a suite, you’ll be taken care of on board as you sail to fascinating destinations all over the world with Sea Princess.

Ship facts

  • Style: Resort
  • Class: Sun class
  • Size: Large
  • Number of crew: 924
  • Number of cabins: 1008
  • Number of wheelchair cabins: 19
  • Capacity: 2016 passengers
  • Main language on board: en
  • Currency on board: AUS
  • Number of decks: 15
  • Gross tonnage: 77449
  • Length (m): 260.9
  • Width (m): 39.9
  • Speed in knots: 21
  • Launch year: 1998
  • Refit year: 2012


  • Smoking
  • Adults only
  • Childrens facilities
  • Nursery

Cabins on this ship

Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large balcony with room for four with two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs. They also feature special suite-only benefits, such as a separate seating area with a sofa or sofa bed, walk-in closet, full bathroom with deluxe amenities including Complimentary mini-bar set-up, CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library, personal safe, Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress, A luxurious queen-size bed, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Upgraded bathroom amenities and hair dryer, 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 and enhanced nightly turn-down service.


  • Staterooms 516 - 695 square feet
  • Balcony 97 - 290 square feet
  • Sleeps 2-4

Available as Mini-Suite & Premium Mini Suite, The luxurious Mini-Suites offer guests a welcome glass of champagne, Separate seating area with a sofa or sofa bed, Balcony with patio furniture, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Two flat-panel televisions, Private bathroom with combination tub and shower with Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110-volt, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings and a daily housekeeping service. 


  • Staterooms 365 - 536 square feet
  • Balcony 85 - 160 square feet
  • Sleep 2-4

The Balcony stateroom is appointed with fine amenities such as a Balcony with patio furniture and outstanding views, twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower with Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings and Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down and chocolates on your pillow.


  • Staterooms 179 square feet
  • Balcony - 28 square feet
  • Sleeps 2-4

The Oceanview and Premium Oceanview staterooms feature a picture window for memorable views. They are richly appointed with fine amenities such as Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down and chocolates on your pillow.


  • 147 - 155 square feet
  • Sleeps 2

The Interior stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities such as twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower with Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down and chocolates on your pillow. Some also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.


  • 135 - 148 square feet
  • Sleeps 2-4

Life on board

Age Restrictions

The legal drinking age of 21 years is always observed on-board all ships and proof of age may be required. All on-board staff are trained to take their responsibility to not serve alcohol to under-age passengers seriously. The age restrictions are clearly posted in the bars.
Entry into the disco is limited to passengers 18 years and older. Be sure to check with the child and teen centres, however, for special disco events designed just for kids. Children under the age of 18 are welcome in the gymnasium, spa and jacuzzi; and also in the evening entertainment show lounges when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

In line with domestic age limits, as well as Princess' company policy, the casino is reserved for passengers 21 years and older. Additionally, only those passengers 21 years and older will be allowed to purchase or consume alcohol. For those whose age is questionable, picture identification may be requested.

Disabled Facilities

Wheelchair users will find access-friendly design across most of the Princess fleet, making it easy to enjoy each vessel's restaurants, theaters, spas, lounges and open deck space. Elevators have generous 36- to 42-inch doorways, and wheelchair seating is available in show lounges and other public spaces.

Guests with sight and hearing disabilities will find vessels equipped with such helpful features as Braille elevator call buttons, audible arrival sounds and infrared listening assistance systems in the Princess theatres. ADA "all in one" kits are available upon request -- featuring telephone amplifiers, visual smoke detectors, door knock sensors, text telephones (TDD) and other aids.

Princess ships also welcome service animals, and have hosted a variety of such special helpers, including seeing-eye dogs, hearing-assistance dogs, and even a "helping hands" monkey.

Dress Code

You should dress for a cruise with Princess the same way you would for any stylish land-based resort.
Casual sportswear, including shorts, lightweight pants and jogging suits, is the order of the day both at sea and ashore in hotter climates.

Princess recommend you bring a sweater, a jacket or an all-weather coat for cool evenings, and for shore excursions, depending on your destination. Due to unpredictable weather, don't forget a hat or visor and a collapsible umbrella. Please be sure to bring proper clothing for visits to religious sites. You'll also want low-heeled, rubber soled shoes for strolling on deck, as well as comfortable walking shoes or sandals to wear.

Princess makes it easy to know what to pack and what to wear when you’re dining on-board our spectacular ships. There are two designations for dress codes: Smart Casual and Formal.

Smart Casual:
Passenger attire should be in keeping with what they would wear to a nice restaurant at home; Skirts/dresses, slacks, and sweaters for ladies, trousers and open-neck shirts for men
Inappropriate dinner wear such as pool or beach attire, shorts, ball caps and casual jeans (with fraying and/or holes) are not permitted in the dining rooms. Shoes must be worn.

When formal nights are held, please observe the dress code in the Traditional Dining and Anytime Dining venues for the enjoyment of all guests. Evening gowns and cocktail dresses are suggested for women; Tuxedos, dinner jackets or dark suits with a tie for men

Drinks Packages

All Inclusive Beverage Package:
Relax and enjoy the convenience of an all inclusive beverage package featuring any drink up to $10 including cocktails, wine, beer, sodas, lattes, cappuccinos, bottled water & more. All for just $49 per person per day.

Unlimited Soda Packages:
Guests wi'll never be without their favourite fountain sodas, from Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Barq's Root Beer, to nostalgic orange soda, soda water, tonic water and ginger ale. The Unlimited Soda & More Package allows guests as many fountain sodas, refreshing juices, fruity mocktails and creamy ice cream shakes as you can handle.

E-Cigarette & Smoking Policies

Clearly marked “Designated Smoking Areas” are available on-board and include a sufficient number of ashtrays that are emptied regularly. Generally, these areas include cigar lounges, a section of the nightclub and casino, as well as a portion of the open decks. As a safety precaution, passengers are reminded to properly dispose of cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco, which are never to be thrown overboard as this may be sucked back into the ship and cause fires.

The use of electronic cigarettes is allowed within the confines of the passenger's stateroom (balcony not included) and within designated smoking areas only.

Special Dietary Requirements

Princess Cruises are happy to meet your request for low-sodium, low-fat, low-sugar and vegetarian diets. Kosher meals and baby food are available upon advance written request. Any other special diet requests must be authorized in advance by the Princess corporate office.

You or your travel agent must advise Princess in writing of any special diet, allergies or medical needs. Requests must be received no later than 35 days prior to departure for cruises to Alaska, Canada/New England, Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama Canal and Coastal Getaways. For all other cruises, requests must be received no later than 65 days prior to departure. Once onboard, please check with the Maitre D' to confirm your request.

Lotus Spa

The Lotus Spa offers a range of facilities including a pool with two hot tubs, fitness centre, aerobics room, saunas, treatment rooms and a unisex beauty salon.

Treatments on offer range from manicures, pedicures and waxing to massages and body wraps.

The Spa is located aft of the 12th deck.


The Ships' main pool and is divided into two halves and flanked by two hot tubs and the Movies Under The Stars Screen.

Sports Centre & Aerobics Studio

This ship 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.

The Aerobics studio offers a range of classes, some of which are complimentary and others such as pilates and yoga which attract a charge of around $12 per session. Both the gymnasium and the Aerobics studio are located separately within the Oasis Spa.

The Sanctuary

Leave stress at the door when you enter this blissful signature haven exclusively for adults. Perfect for that al fresco massage, feel the gentle breeze on your skin and listen to the ocean waves wash your cares away as you enjoy refreshing drinks and healthy snacks settled on a comfy lounger.

This oasis of tranquility includes all the special touches that have made The Sanctuary so popular since it was first introduced in 2006, plus a number of new features. 

The Sanctuary has Cabanas for more luxurious experience, plus two Lotus Spa Cabanas offering an elegant private space for a range of spa treatments. Featuring the air of a romantic hideaway under its distinctive white canopy cover, The Sanctuary design includes strategically placed rock gardens and special topiary planting with atmospheric lighting. These elements create an inviting path leading to a new central pavilion. Passengers can relax on luxurious plush lounge chairs or circular daybeds, while Serenity Stewards provide healthy refreshments and music players with peaceful music. Space in The Sanctuary can be reserved for $20 for a half day/$40 for a full day, per person.

Adjacent to The Sanctuary, the Retreat Pool provides an exclusive area for adults to relax and rejuvenate. The Retreat Pool is open to all adults, and Retreat Pool Cabana rental is available beginning at $50 for a half day. At night, this area turns into the “Chill Lounge,” offering passengers a relaxed outdoor space to enjoy the night with drinks and music.

Crooners Bar and Atrium Lounge

The Crooners Bar on the 7th Deck is part of a large lounge combined with the Atrium Lounge.

Crooners itself is a martini bar and entertainment for the venue includes live piano music. The Atrium, with live music, is considered to be a highly sophisticated venue onboard.

Cyber Café

Internet access is available on all Princess vessels through the 24-hour onboard Internet Cafe and wireless network- which is available in staterooms and various public.

Use the state-of-the-art computer systems to access your web-based email account, or browse the Internet for world news, sports and stock trading. Or bring your wireless-enabled laptop and access the Internet through the improved onboard wireless service.

Grand Plaza

The Grand Plaza area, located in the central atrium area on the 5th Deck, plays host to a variety of events from vegetable carving demonstrations to string quartets and piano music.


The onboard library is fully stocked with a wide range of titles, all of which can be checked out free of charge - so you might want to save your money and avoid the airport book shop.

Monte Carlo Casino & Card Room

On the 8th Deck is the ship's casino served by the Sports Bar which shows a number of sporting events and is also the location of the ship's card room.

It features a range of slot machines and tables including blackjack, poker and roulette.

Accessible to over 21's only, free taster sessions are held for those new to casinos to learn how to play the games.

Movies Under The Stars

Boasting a giant screen 30% larger than Princess Cruises other ships, this signature poolside venue presents first-run movies, sporting events and concerts under the night sky, accompanied by complimentary fresh-popped popcorn. The 300 square foot theatre offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a blockbuster Hollywood movie against a backdrop of twinkling stars. Personal touches include comfortable chaise lounges, complimentary popcorn, warm cookies and milk, with cosy blankets in the evenings.

Platinum Studio

Get a professional portrait created by the talented photographers in our Platinum Studio

Premier Cru

The Ship's quiet champagne bar on Deck 7, offers caviar, Champagne and a variety of wines.

Princess Theatre

With sophisticated architectural lighting, West End-style shows are on every cruise, with more than one performance each evening allowing passengers the flexibility to see a show before or after dinner. With lively music, stunning choreography and some of the largest casts at sea.

Razzmatazz Disco

Razzmatazz is the ship's nightclub but also hosts other events such as Nintendo Wii competitions.

Shops & Boutiques

The boutiques onboard offer more than just accessories and sundries you may have left at home. Shop onboard and benefit from incredible tax-and duty-free savings off suggested U.S. retail prices on fragrances, cosmetics, jewellery and gifts, apparel and liquor.

In addition to everyday savings, they bring you special promotions throughout the cruise.

Topsails Bar

The Topsails bar is located on the Sun Deck outside the sanctuary.

Vista Lounge

A show lounge that offers comfortable seating, gracious drink service, and cutting edge lighting and sound.

A range of activities take place from audience participation game shows, Princess Popstar, country and western nights, hypnotists and trivia to comedians and ballroom dancing

Wheelhouse Bar

Step into the Wheelhouse Bar on-board for a taste of British tradition. You'll find a menu of favourites advertised on chalkboards and displayed on counters for an authentic pub feel including fish & chips or a hearty Ploughman's Lunch.

Live piano entertainment and drinks in a club-like ambience.

Art Collections, Galleries and Auctions

Princess Fine Arts auctions are fun, fast-paced, and offer an exciting opportunity to collect exceptional works of art. You’ll find some of the art world’s biggest stars, from Picasso, Chagall, and Rockwell to Peter Max, all represented, with hundreds of works available from contemporary art’s most popular figures.

Any purchased pieces from new collections are shipped to your door.


Princess Cruises believe learning is fun. Through their exclusive partnership with the California Science Centre, their Youth Staff are trained to deliver exciting interactive science activities for kids ages 3-12. Whale watching, roller-coaster building, chemistry experiments, and squid dissection are just some of the activities that may be offered.

Also on offer is the Pete’s Pals Program as a way for Princess kids to learn more about threatened and endangered species in the areas in which Princess sails. Children participating in this program will receive a limited-edition plush animal to take home as a souvenir.

Princess Cruises Book Club

The Princess Cruises Book Club offers an opportunity for fascinating literary discussions among passengers. Book selections are carefully selected from a variety of sources, offering titles that appeal to many different interests.

Depending on the length of the voyage, one or more Book Club meetings will be scheduled. For those who wish to participate on their voyage but haven’t yet read the selection, multiple copies of the book will be available at the ship’s library.


Expand your mind with an array of engaging Scholarship@sea opportunities. There are up to 40 classes on every cruise. Tantalise your taste buds on the Culinary Arts course or take a Wine Tasting seminar. Discover your crafty side and create a wonderful holiday keepsake.

Fancy a little enlightenment on your holiday? Learn to navigate a cruise ship at an engaging presentation. Embrace the digital age and tackle technology at one of the

Afternoon Tea

A trademark British-style afternoon tea daily, complete with tablecloths, easy listening music in the background, and tea boxes for herbal and specialty teas. Passengers can enjoy freshly prepared finger sandwiches, cookies, biscuits and cakes served by white-gloved waiters in smart, formal attire.

Casual Eating

Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at our Casual Dining eateries, or get take-out and dine by the pool.

Riviera Grill– The Balcony Grill overlooks the pool deck and offers an array of burgers, hot dogs, kebabs and pies amongst other choices.

Cafe Corniche – A perennial Princess passenger favourite, here they serve up freshly made Italian-style pizza by the slice, featuring classic flavours and a daily special. Open for lunch from 12-2.30pm and dinner from 6pm to 11pm.

Sundaes Ice cream bar – Passengers can enjoy a refreshing soft-serve cone complete with dipping sauces and sprinkles or splurge on other ice cream treats.

Chef's Table

You can choose to dine at the Chef's Table with a private dining experience amidst a softly-lit curtain that encloses your extravagant table.

Explorers Bar

Explores Bar is the ship's coffee house serving speciality coffees and fresh warm cookies.

It is located on the 5th Deck by the Grand Plaza which offers a variety of entertainment throughout the day.

Horizon Court

Located forward of the 14th Deck, both continental style and hot breakfast is served from around 6.30am to 11.00am, lunch from 11.30 to 3.30 offering a carvery, sandwiches, salads and desserts as well as other options, and bistro style dinner from 5.30pm to 11pm.

Between 11.30 and 1.30 on some days a traditional British style pub lunch is served in the centre of the buffet with fare ranging from bangers and mash to steak and kidney pie or fish and chips.

It also has its own bar, dance floor and stage for entertainment both during and after meals.

Sterling Steakhouse

The Sterling Steakhouse, recently voted one of the "Best Cruise Ship Steakhouses" by USA Today, showcases prime cuts of Sterling Silver grain-fed beef presented to passengers on a silver presentation tray. Passengers are treated to a traditional American Steakhouse experience with special table settings, decorative linens, signature cutlery and table lanterns.

Traditional Dining- Rigoletto Dining Room & Traviata Dining Room

The Rigoletto Dining Room on Deck 5 is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Waiter served breakfast and lunch are both open seating with breakfast served from around 6.30 to 9am and offering a choice of continental and cooked options, whilst lunch is served on sea days from around 12 to 1.30pm.

Afternoon tea is also served in the Rigoletto Dining Room from 3.30 to 4.30pm again with waiter service offering finger sandwiches, cakes and pastries along with beverages.

Traditional seating dinner with a choice of either early seating-5.45pm or late seating-7.45pm offers a choice of a set menu of signature pasta dishes, Caesar salad, chicken, beef, salmon and lotus spa healthy eating options or a changing menu comprising of four courses of appetisers, soups and salads, main courses and desserts.

The Traviata Dining room is open for dinner with two seatings and is located on Deck 6.

The menu in both restaurants offers the same dishes with just the décor of the two rooms varying.

The menu comprises of set options on one side including signature pasta dishes, salmon, chicken, beef and lotus spa healthy eating options whilst the other side changes and consists of appetisers, soups and salads, main courses and desserts

Ultimate Balcony Dining

Stay in for dinner and enjoy the Ultimate Balcony Dining Experience, delivered right to the comfort of your own balcony.

Deck Plans

Deck 1

  • Medical Centre

Deck 2

  • Rigoletto Dining Room
  • Grand Plaza
  • Explorers Lounge
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Oceanview Staterooms

Deck 3

  • Boutiques
  • Traviatta Dining Room
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Oceanview Staterooms

Deck 4

  • Art Gallery
  • Crooners Lounge & Atrium Lounge
  • Internet Café
  • Razzmatazz
  • Premier Cru
  • Library
  • Photo Gallery
  • Photo Shop
  • Princess Theatre
  • Vista Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Writing room

Deck 5

  • Monte Carlo Casino
  • Cafe Corniche Pizzeria
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Oceanview Staterooms
  • Balcony Staterooms
  • Suites

Deck 6

  • Interior Staterooms
  • Oceanview Staterooms
  • Balcony Staterooms
  • Suites

Deck 7

  • Interior Staterooms
  • Oceanview Staterooms
  • Balcony Staterooms
  • Mini-Suite Staterooms
  • Suites

Deck 8

  • Interior Staterooms
  • Balcony Staterooms
  • Oceanview Staterooms

Deck 9

  • Beauty Salon
  • Card Room
  • Hot Tubs
  • Lotus Spa
  • Aerobics Studio & Fitness Centre
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool
  • Ice Cream Bar
  • Teen Centre
  • Youth Centre
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Balcony Staterooms
  • Platinum Studio

Deck 10

  • Riviera Grill
  • Golf Net
  • Horizon Court
  • Hot Tubs
  • Movies Under The Stars
  • Pool Bar
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sterling Steakhouse

Deck 11

  • Sports Court
  • The Sanctuary Pool
  • Topsail's bar

Why book with Archers Holidays?