Princess Cruises has revealed its destination-rich itineraries for the cruise line’s upcoming Australia and New Zealand 2021-2022 season, on sale September 16, 2020. Also included in the itineraries are popular South Pacific tropical destinations of Fiji, Papa New Guinea, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu.
One of its largest deployments ever offered, five ships will sail to 82 destinations in 19 countries on 59 unique itineraries. RoyalPrincess, Emerald Princess, Sapphire Princess, Coral Princess, and Pacific Princess will cruise this season with voyages ranging in length from two to 36 days. Options abound with sailings between a variety of homeports including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Auckland, as well as journeys afar to Southeast Asia and North America.
Itinerary highlights of the Australia and New Zealand October 2021 through April 2022 season include roundtrip New Zealand sailings ranging from 11 to 14 days, from a variety of homeports in Australia including Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Itineraries feature the Marlborough Wine Region and scenic cruising of the glacier-carved fjords of Fiordland National Park.
Australia and New Zealand voyages between Sydney and Auckland travel to key home ports including Melbourne and Christchurch. The Round Australia voyage departs from Sydney and Brisbane, and includes visits to Cairns for the Great Barrier Reef and scenic cruising of the epic Kimberley Coast.
Other offerings include Tasmania, Fiji, Hawaii & Tahiti, New Caledonia & Vanuatr and Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands.
Offering more time to maximize the experience in each locale, Princess lists 14 destinations with late-night, or “More Ashore” stays, including Auckland, Darwin, Hobart and Sydney.
Access to 11 UNESCO World Heritage sites include Tasmanian Wilderness, Greater Blue Mountains, Chief Roi Mata’s Domain and Komodo National.