Princess Cruises has announced it will homeport four ships in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the 2018-2019 season.
The 95 sailings, aboard Majestic Princess, Golden Princess, Sun Princess, and Sea Princess – which are on sale now – take in 18 countries and 70 destinations.
Majestic Princess will sail from Sydney and Auckland on various six- to 13-day sailings to New Zealand, Tasmania, Fiji, and other islands in the South Pacific. Majestic Princess will also embark on two Australia and Asia voyages: a 22-day sailing from Shanghai to Sydney in August 2018 and a 17-day sailing from Brisbane to Hong Kong in March 2019.
Golden Princess will sail from Melbourne to New Zealand, Tasmania, South Australia and New Caledonia. At the start and end of her season, Golden Princess will embark on two four-week voyages between Sydney and Los Angeles, covering New Zealand, French Polynesia and the Hawaiian Islands.
Sun Princess will make 13 round-trip departures from Sydney to New Zealand, Fiji, Tasmania and Queensland, as well as a 19-day Asia and Australia voyage sailing from Hong Kong to Sydney. Sun Princess will also sail from Perth on a series of 12-, 14- and 26-day South East Asia cruises visiting destinations such as Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.
Sea Princess will offer cruises covering Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia and Vanuatu. Longer options on Sea Princess include a 28-day round-Australia cruise and a 35-day Hawaii, Tahiti and South Pacific voyage sailing in April 2019.