Northern Explorer Cruise

Oceania and Australia
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0% 9 months interest free†
Weekly
$77*
Monthly
$334*
This deal expires on the 25th Oct 2019

    Onboard experience

    Top five reasons to cruise on the Sapphire Princess


    1. Lotus Spa
      At the tranquil Lotus Spa you can sip on iced cucumber water before being pampered with a facial, detoxifying wrap or relieving acupuncture. The spa also performs botox and other skin treatments to have you looking and feeling your best before you disembark.

    2. At Play
      In the mood to have some fun? Perfect your aim on the ship’s nine-hole putting course (Princess Links), master your swing using the virtual golf simulators, enjoy some fresh sea air while playing shuffleboard, or enjoy some friendly competition with a range of court sports.

    3. Princess Theatre
      The lavish, two-story Princess Theatre puts on a range of energetic and entertaining shows each night including live music, dance performances and the latest movies.

    4. Take A Dip
      You’re spoilt for choice with swimming options on the Sapphire Princess. Take your pick from the Calypso Reef and Pool, Neptune's Reef and Pool, Terrace Pool, Swim-against-the-current lap pool, and a range of hot tubs.

    5. Tie the Knot
      Couples wishing for a wedding at sea can get hitched at the ship’s Hearts & Minds Wedding Chapel.

    What's included

    Inside from: $2999
    Outside from: $3899
    Balcony from: $4499
    Suite from: $5299
    17 Night cruise, from Perth (Fremantle) to Sydney, onboard Sapphire Princess based on a Inside twin share cabin
    All main meals and entertainment onboard
    Port charges and government fees
    BONUS $85* Onboard Credit to spend per cabin
    Princess Cruises Captain's Circle Members enjoy additional savings - ask for details
    Please speak to your Travel Adviser as Terms & Conditions apply

    Facilities

    Fitness: Sports Court, Jogging Track, Fitness Center, Ocean View Gymnasium
    Recreational: 9-hole Mini Golf, Library, Card Room, Kids Club, Golf Simulator, Cyber Golf, Shuffle Board, Swim-against-the-current lap pool , Skywalkers NightClub
    Food and Drink: 24-hour Room Service, Wine bar, Ice Cream Bar, Sports Bar, Ultimate Balcony Dining, Sabatini’s Italian restaurant, Horizon Court, Wheelhouse Bar, Trident Grill, Sterling Steakhouse, Patisserie, Churchill Lounge, Crooners Bar, International Dining Room, Wake View Bar, Vivaldi Dining Room, Pacific Moon Dining Room , Santa Fe Dining Room, Fabio's, Savoy Dining Room, Hamburger Grill
    Other: Art Gallery, Atrium, Duty-free shop, Guest Relations Office, ScholarShip@Sea, Wedding Chapel, Writing Room
    Entertainment: Night Club, Show Lounges, Explorers Lounge, Princess Theatre, Skywalkers Nightclub, Club Fusion
    Relaxation: Lotus Spa, Churchill Lounge

    Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Fremantle, Perth Lying at the mouth of the Swan River, historic Fremantle - founded in 1829 - is your gateway to Perth, the capital of Western Australia. Situated on the banks of the Swan River some 15 miles upriver from Fremantle, Perth is a bustling city where soaring high-rises co-exist with elegant sandstone buildings from the colonial era. Life here moves at a slower pace, so during your visit, relax and savor the bounties of Western Australia, from the wonders of the bush to the wineries of the Swan Valley, from excellent shopping to a leisurely cruise on the Swan River.
    • Day 2 - Geraldton The capital of the Batavia Coast was founded in 1850 as a commercial port serving the Northampton lead mine some 30 miles to the north. While Geraldton remains one of Western Australia's major ports, the city has become a magnet for vacationing Australians. Located between the Chapman and Greenough Rivers, Geraldton boasts a superb Mediterranean climate, scenic beauty and pristine beaches. Coronation Beach has become an international destination for windsurfers. In 1692 the Dutch East India Company Batavia was shipwrecked on the offshore Abrolhos Islands. Calamity was followed by mutiny and murder. The lurid tale ensured this portion of Western Australia would be named the Batavia Coast.
    • Day 3 - At Sea
    • Day 4 - At Sea
    • Day 5 - Broome In the 1870s, pearl fishermen discovered the rich waters of Roebuck Bay. A decade later, Broome was founded as a base for the pearl trade and was soon described as "the pearling capital of the world." Japanese, Chinese and Aborigine divers toiled in arduous, dangerous labor to harvest oysters from the seabed. For all its importance to the pearling industry, Broome remained a remote outpost on Australia's Kimberley Coast until its discovery as a travel destination. The legacy of its pearling days can be seen in the town's colorful mix of 19th- and early 20th century buildings. Broome also boasts Cable Beach - a 13-mile strand of white-sand that stretches along the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.
    • Day 6 - Kimberley Coast Scenic Cruising Located in the northern part of Western Australia, Kimberley is one of the continent's earliest settled regions, dating as far back as 40,000 years. But although its mainland has been inhabited for centuries, its over 8,000 miles of ruggedly beautiful coastline remain so unspoiled that the Kimberley Coast has been identified as one of the least impacted marine environments in the world. Healthy reefs and incredible biodiversity make the Kimberley Coast a prime spot for marine wildlife viewing, from sea turtles to blue crabs, manta rays and the planet's largest population of humpback whales. Approaching the Kimberley Coast from the Indian Ocean, you'll make out dramatic red cliffs that stand out in stark contrast to the aquamarine waters of the fringing reefs below. More than 2,600 islands are scattered beyond the reefs, serving as nesting grounds to a variety of seabirds, including cormorants, giant Australian pelicans and Red-footed Boobies. The islands also provide breathtaking scenery in one of the world's most extensive coastal wilderness areas - and the best way to take it all in is from the sea!
    • Day 7 - At Sea
    • Day 8 - Darwin Closer to Indonesia than to any other Australian city, Darwin is the capital of the "Top End" - the remote, vast Northern Territory. Home to more than half of the territory's population, the city reflects the rugged endurance and individualism required to survive the Outback. Darwin also boasts a colorful history to add to that heritage. During World War II the Japanese bombed the city and threatened invasion. In 1974, Cyclone Tracy cut a destructive swath through the region. In addition, man-eating crocodiles, tropical monsoons, searing heat and bush fires that burn for weeks are all part of everyday life.
    • Day 9 - At Sea
    • Day 10 - At Sea
    • Day 11 - Yorkey's Knob The picturesque town of Yorkeys Knob, dominated by its dramatic headland, is your gateway to Cairns - one of Australia's hottest vacation destinations. Cairns boasts three of Australia's great natural wonders. Just offshore, immense bastions of living coral form the Great Barrier Reef. Sixteen miles of superb beaches stretch to the north of the city - the famed Marlin Coast. Inland lays the ancient rainforest of Daintree National Park. Cairns' graceful, tree-lined esplanade was once the gateway to the gold fields of North Queensland. A travel tip - Cairns is pronounced "cans."
    • Day 12 - At Sea
    • Day 13 - Alotau, Milne Bay Welcome to an undiscovered paradise of white-sand beaches, crystal waterfalls and volcanic mountains. And if you've come for history, you'll find that, too. This peaceful town was the site of fierce fighting during World War II. Today, it's a peaceful retreat offering the vacationer plenty of time to relax and connect with nature. Beyond the city you'll find a tropical rainforest full of birds of paradise and a laid-back ease worth discovering.
    • Day 14 - At Sea
    • Day 15 - At Sea
    • Day 16 - Brisbane Once considered the "country cousin" among Australian cities, Brisbane is today the nation's third-largest metropolis - and one of the most desirable places to live in the country. Lying on the banks of the meandering Brisbane River, this cosmopolitan city boasts elegant 19th-century sandstone buildings, a lively cultural scene and superb parklands. Brisbane is also your gateway to uniquely Australian adventures, be it the theme parks of the Gold Coast or Queensland's dazzling beaches.
    • Day 17 - At Sea
    • Day 18 - Sydney, Australia As your ship passes Harbour Heads, you are presented with the shimmering skyline of Sydney - hailed by many seafarers as "the most beautiful harbor in the world." Two prominent landmarks, Harbour Bridge and the sail-like curves of the Sydney Opera House, grace the backdrop of this picturesque harbor. There is a wealth of adventure waiting in Sydney - from its cosmopolitan city center to miles of beautiful beaches and the Blue Mountains. Australia's oldest and largest city was born in 1788 with the arrival of the "First Fleet" transporting 760 British convicts. Today, Sydney is the largest port in the South Pacific and is often voted the most popular destination in the South Pacific.

    Deck Layout

    Sky Deck
    Sun Deck
    Aloha Deck
    Emerald Deck
    Promenade Deck
    Baja Deck
    Plaza Deck
    Caribbean Deck
    Dolphin Deck
    Fiesta Deck
    Sports Deck
    Lido Deck
    Gala Deck
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    Weekly
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    Monthly
    $334*
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