Princess Cruises announced its 2024-2025 sailing schedule for Australia and New Zealand, including the longest world voyage ever to sail from Australia.
Also announced is the deployment of 3 liners: Royal Princess and Crown Princess which will call Sydney NSW home; Diamond Princess will alternate between Brisbane-Melbourne.
Crown Princess' 2025 World Cruise is the largest ever offered from Australia and includes 25+ UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 8 late-night stays. It spans 6 continents, and takes guests to Southeast Asia, across to the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, through the Panama Canal, and then via the South Pacific back to Australia. The voyage also visits 9 ports for the first time for a Princess ship.
In a first for the brand, among the season's 7 homeports is Hobart Tasmania (first time for a Princess ship). Other departure ports are Adelaide, Auckland NZ, and Fremantle/Perth.
Across the 3 ship sailings, they will visit 14 countries across 112 departures and 72 itineraries.
Vacationers can also choose one of two relocation voyages between Australia-Japan/Tokyo (RepositionCruises.com) with stops in Hong Kong China, Tawain, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines.
There is also a range of 13- to 15-night round-trips from Sydney NSW, with South Pacific island destinations in Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia.