Cruises from Melbourne

Princess CruisesIf you are planning your next trip, then consider a Princess cruise. Princess has been bringing back some of the original glamour of cruises to ensure that passengers enjoy a fantastic holiday experience.

Destinations

cruises from melbourneThe cruise line has many routes which sail from Melbourne, allowing passengers to enjoy the sights of the metropolitan city before boarding. These include the Botanical Gardens, steam trains, the Victorian market, plus the natural wonders of the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula.

The choice of routes around Australia & New Zealand which Princess offer is extensive. A cruise on the Dawn Princess offers a round Australia tour with ports of call including Sydney, Brisbane, Port Douglas, Darwin and Adelaide. There is also a New Zealand cruise which offers passengers the chance to explore the Islands of New Zealand,with highlights including Wellington, Auckland, Bay of Islands and Fiordland National Park. Princess even offers travellers the opportunity to explore further with a selection of cruises available to Asia and around the Pacific region.

The Cruise Experience

princess cruise cabinOn board the ship, passengers are given the opportunity for a truly luxurious experience, with the splendour of a fine hotel and the ability to personalise aspects of the cruise. Each cabin is designed to ensure maximum comfort, with even interior staterooms benefitting from spacious closets, en suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, and amenities such as televisions and refrigerators as standard. The stateroom stewards are able to add additional touches such as fresh fruit or bathrobes on request.

The cuisine on board is specially selected to ensure passengers have a variety of choice to suit any palette. Immense selections of dining options are available, each offering a delicious selection of mouth-watering dishes to savour with a casual or more formal atmosphere.Princess is also one of the only cruise lines to have discarded the stiffness of dining by allowing passengers the opportunity to dine at a time of their choosing between 5:30pm and 10pm, without formal seating plans, which allows the chance for new friends to dine together if they wish.

For a real touch of luxury, Princess offers fleet wide a Chef’s Table package, where passengers can delight in canapés and champagne in the galley before a dinner at a VIP table in the formal dining room. The dinner consists of a lavish tasting menu with multiple courses including wine pairing. This does incur an additional charge per diner, but it would certainly add a glamorous layer of luxury to your entire cruise experience.

The fleet of ships have the usual on-board events, shows and activities which you would expect, but also have innovative features such as giant LED screens so passengers can enjoy a movie poolside, or watch matches and tournaments of fellow passengers through the integrated Nintendo Wii fit system.

If you are interested in learning more about taking a cruise, or would like any further information, please contact us. We would be pleased to answer any questions you may have or assist you in planning your perfect holiday cruise package.