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Golden Princess<br>30 Nights<br>Hawaii, Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing<br>Sydney to Vancouver

Golden Princess
30 Nights
Hawaii, Tahiti & South Pacific Crossing
Sydney to Vancouver

Ship: Golden Princess
Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Departures:  08 April 2019
Duration: 30 Nights
Ports: Sydney - Australia, Fjordland Park, Dunedin, Akaroa, Tauranga, Auckland, Papeete, Moorea, Honolulu, Hilo, Los Angeles, Vancouver
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Sydney
Airport gateway (Departure) : Vancouver

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Ports

Sydney - Australia

Sydney is Australia's largest city, which is the number one tourist destination in the country. It offers a multitude of sights such as the famous Opera House and distinctive Harbour Bridge of course. You can travel back in time with a visit to Sydney’s oldest centre – The Rocks. Take a city tour to take in Sydney Tower, Darling Harbour and Chinatown. Bask on Bondi Beach for a dose of sun, sea and sand. Or travel a little further afield for a glimpse of the Aussie wildlife and views of the Blue Mountains.

Country - Australia
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 10kms
Currency - Australian Dollars (AUD)

Places of Interest
Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, Hyde Park, Bondi Beach

Fjordland Park

Dunedin

The Gaelic word for Edinburgh is Dunedin and, not surprisingly, this one retains a number of close links with the Scottish capital. Not only are many of the street names the same, other reminders include the railroad station, University Clock Tower and Gothic Revival Dominican Priory – all built in similar styles. Sightseeing options include Lanarch Castle, a stroll through the Botanic Gardens, a walk up Baldwin Street – the steepest in the world – and a ride on the vintage train through Taieri Gorge.

Country - New Zealand
Distance from port to City - 15kms
Distance from port to Airport - 42kms
Currency - New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Places of Interest
Cadbury World, The Octagon, Speights Brewery

Akaroa

Tauranga

Rotorua (some miles inland from the port of Tauranga) is the center of New Zealand's thermal area on the North Island. Spectacular phenomena such as geysers, boiling mud, hot pools, hot springs, and spouts of gushing steam can be seen. Lake Rotorua's waters are icy, yet the sandy shores are too warm for bare feet to walk upon. Rotorua is also the center of Maori life and culture, with a model village, displays of carving, and concerts of Maori music and singing. Tauranga, meaning "shelter" (named by Capt. Cook the Bay of Plenty), with its population of 48,000, is now a modern thriving city supported by the export of lumber and farming. This popular holiday resort is a paradise for deep-sea fishermen, and close to the golden sands of Ohope Beach for surfing and swimming.

Country - New Zealand 
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 90kms
Currency - New Zealand Dollars (AUD)

Places of Interest
Ohope Beach, Rotorua

Auckland

Virtually surrounded by water, Auckland is known as ‘The City of Sails’ with good reason. Opt to see the city from above with a visit to its Sky Tower, complete with a revolving restaurant! Sail on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour for a taste of its yachting culture. Or head for the natural beauty of Rotorua. A different world completely, here you will find boiling mud pools, spouting geysers and hot springs. A highlight of New Zealand not to be missed!

Country - New Zealand
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 21kms
Currency - New Zealand Dollars (NZD)

Places of Interest
Auckland War Memorial, Sky Tower, Auckland Regional Botanical Gardens

Papeete

A look beyond its bustling waterfront will reveal the island paradise French artist Paul Gauguin came to explore and embrace. The island’s lush interior is a canvas of deep green valleys, 7,000 feet-high peaks and cascading waterfalls. On the south shore lies the Gauguin Museum at Mataiea while at Tautira on the north coast, other famous names like Captain Cook and Robert Louis Stevenson came to call. Back in Papeete, visit the restored ancient temple of Arahurahu Marae or shop for cultured black pearls.


Country - French Polynesia
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 5kms
Currency - Pacific Francs (XPF)

Places of Interest

Point Venus, Gauguin Museum, Tahara Hill and Matavai Bay

Moorea

It is an island of steep vertiginous mountains where most of its 14,000 people live along the naro discover the Polynesia of Melville, Gauguin and Michener, you must visitrow coastal shelf, with a backdrop of lush green mountains rushing upwards to fill the sky. French Polynesia is made up of some 130 islands, of which Tahiti is the best known. Just 12 miles across the lagoon from Tahiti lies Moorea.

Country - French Polynesia
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 19kms
Currency - Pacific Francs (XPF)

Places of Interest
Afareaitu, Papetoai, Cook's and Opunohu Bays

Honolulu

Home to nearly half a million people, Honolulu is Hawaii's state capital and only major city. The city of Honolulu and the island of Oahu offer a wealth of historic, cultural and scenic attractions. Beyond the city lie tropical rain forests, the lush Pali Lookout and the North Shore known for its excellent surfing beaches.

Country - USA (Hawaii)
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 10kms
Currency - US Dollar (USD)

Places of Interest
Waikiki Beach, Pali Lookout, Lolani Palace

Hilo

Hilo is located on the Big Island of Hawaii, the largest of the Hawaiian Islands, and the most varied in landscape—with striking black sand beaches and green sand beaches, tropical rain forests, ancient Hawaii heiau ruins, alpine terrain, and surreal lava rock landscapes.

Country - USA (Hawaii)
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 5kms
Currency - US Dollar (USD)

Places of Interest
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Akaka Falls

Los Angeles

Spectacular natural surroundings combined with the vitality of a creative and artistic community make Los Angeles one-of-a-kind. Sunshine, majestic palm trees and the sandy beaches of the Pacific share the spotlight with L.A.'s glamorous movie industry and its world-famous celebrities.

Country - USA
Distance from port to City - 40kms
Distance from port to Airport - 29kms
Currency - US Dollar (USD)

Places of Interest
Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles, Universal City

Vancouver

There aren't many cities in the world that offer Vancouver's combination of big-city lifestyle and outdoor fun in such cheek-by-jowl proximity. Ski in the morning, sail in the afternoon and still make it back to town in time for a cocktail or three. Vancouver is also a harbour city, with many major cruise liners using it as a hub to begin its worldwide journeys.

Country - Canada
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 16kms
Currency - Canadian Dollars (CAD)

Places of Interest
Stanley Park, Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, Granville Island, Whistler

 

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Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises

About Princess Cruises

From its modest beginnings in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico, Princess has grown to become one of the premiere cruise lines in the world. Today, its fleet carries more than a million passengers each year to more worldwide destinations than any other major line.

The most recognized cruise line in the world was catapulted to stardom in 1977 when Pacific Princess was cast in a starring role on a new television show called The Love Boat. The weekly series, which introduced millions of viewers to the still-new concept of a sea-going vacation, was an instant hit and both the company name and its "seawitch" logo have remained synonymous with cruising ever since.

Princess' modern fleet has grown considerably in recent years to include Caribbean Princess (2004), Coral Princess (2003), Crown Princess (2005) Dawn Princess (1997), Diamond Princess (2004), Emerald Princess (2007), Island Princess (2003), Pacific Princess (1999), Royal Princess (2001), Golden Princess (2001), Grand Princess (1998), Sapphire Princess (2004),Sea Princess (2007), Star Princess (2002), Sun Princess (1995) and Ocean Princess (1999).

Personal Choice Cruising®
Building on past success, Princess is continually evolving to meet the needs of the today's vacationer. In the mid-1990s the company pioneered the concept of putting passengers in control of their own cruise experience with the introduction of its Sun-class ships. These revolutionary vessels gave passengers the freedom to choose from a wide range of flexible onboard facilities, amenities and services in order to create a personal vacation experience that takes the regimentation out of the cruise experience and suits each passenger's own needs and preferences.

Today, the line's signature emphasis on Personal Choice Cruising is apparent across the fleet, with each vessel offering its own unique version on a host of multiple dining options and locations; flexible and varied entertainment selections; renowned customer service; and a full complement of onboard activities including a variety of ScholarShip@Sea® enrichment classes featuring computer training, ceramics, culinary arts, finance and photography. Often copied but never duplicated, the Princess concept of cruise vacation customization has since been adopted as the touchstone of new ship design for the entire cruise industry.

Affordable Luxury and an Abundance of Balconies
In addition to incorporating a wide range of choices, vessels in the Princess fleet are specifically designed to provide the ultimate in affordable luxury, with an emphasis on "big ship choice with small ship feel." No matter the size of the ship, public spaces are designed to feel intimate and are decorated in a contemporary style, allowing passengers to enjoy themselves in an informal, relaxed onboard atmosphere that mirrors today's lifestyles. The company has also long been the leader in building ships specifically designed to accommodate an extensive number of the most sought-after shipboard luxury -- the private balcony. In the mid-1980s Princess pioneered the concept of the affordable veranda, once an exclusive feature incorporated in only the most expensive suites. Today, Princess' fleet offers one of the highest percentages of balcony cabins in the industry, across all cabin categories. The physical design and décor of the ships, coupled with Princess' hallmark service excellence, creates an onboard atmosphere of relaxed luxury in which passengers can enjoy their perfect vacation experience.

Worldwide Destinations
Princess' philosophy of choice is also reflected in its sailing schedule. Offering voyages to more worldwide cruise destinations than any other major line, Princess has more than 150 itineraries ranging from seven to 72 days. The line sails to all seven continents and calls at nearly 260 ports around the world. Princess passengers can enhance their cruise experience through the Adventures Ashore program featuring more than 1,500 in-port excursions worldwide, and the company's expanding cruisetour offerings enable passengers to combine their cruise with a full land tour. Destinations on all seven continents include the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Europe, Mexican Riviera, South America, Australia/New Zealand, South Pacific, Hawaii, Tahiti/French Polynesia, Asia, India, Africa, Holy Land, Canada/New England and Antarctica.

Having led the way in Gulf of Alaska cruising, Princess maintains a strong presence in Alaska. Through its Seattle-based Princess Tours division, the company operates a wide variety of spectacular land and sea experiences in the majestic "Land of the Midnight Sun." The largest cruise and tour operator in the state, Princess operates six cruise ships, five riverside wilderness lodges, luxury Midnight Sun Express Ultra Dome rail cars, and a fleet of deluxe motor coaches; allowing cruise passengers to connect seamlessly to a landside tour and experience several distinctly unique facets of the Alaska wilderness in a single trip.

 

Ship info

Golden Princess

Golden Princess can take you in style to the places you've always wanted to see. Among this magnificent ship's features are three formal dining rooms, three state-of-the-art show lounges, a world-class art collection, a variety of pools, a nine-hole putting course, a kid's video game arcade, and more than 700 balcony staterooms.

Dining

  • Canaletto Dining Room (Traditional Fixed Seat)
  • Donatello Dining Room (Traditional Anytime)
  • Bernini Dining Room (Traditional Anytime)
  • Sabatini's (Speciality Italian)
  • Sterling Steakhouse (Specialty Steakhouse)
  • Horizon Court (24 hour dining)
  • Wine and caviar bar (Casual)
  • Lobby Bar and Patisserie (Casual)
  • Prego Pizzeria (Casual)
  • Sundaes Ice Cream Bar
  • Trident Grill (Burgers & Hot Dogs)
  • 24-hour complimentary room service

Entertainment

  • Vista Show Lounge
  • Atlantis Casino
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • Skywalkers Nightclub
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Promenade Lounge and Bar
  • Player's Cigar Bar
Onboard Activities

  • Calypso Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)
  • Neptune's Reef and Pool (Plus 2 hot tubs)
  • Terrace Pool
  • Oasis Bar & Hot Tubs
  • Gymnasium and Fitness Area
  • Nine Hole putting course
  • Virtual Golf Similators
  • Centre Court (Basketball)
  • Jogging Track
  • Shuffleboard
  • Libary and Writing Room
  • ScholarShip at Sea (onboard learning centres)
  • 24 Hour Internet
  • Heart & Minds Wedding Chapel
  • Duty Free

Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage
  108,865 Tonnes
Star Rating
  4 Star
Size/Style of Ship   Large/Resort
Entered Service   Apr 2004
Registry   Bermuda
Former Name   N/A
Length   290 metres
Beam   36 metres
Draft   8 Metres
Propulsion/Propellers   diesel-electric (42,000kW)/2
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots)   24
Passenger Capacity (twin)
  2,600
Crew   1,100
Nationality of Officers   British/Italian
Nationality of Crew   International
Total Cabins   1,300
Total Inside cabins   372
Total Outside cabins   928
Cabin/Suites with Balcony   710
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins   28
Passenger Decks   13
Cabin Electricity
  110v & 220v
Elevators   14
Self-Service Laundry
  Yes
Onboard Currency (subject to change)   US Dollar

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