Ultimate Australia – Tour 2C (21 Days)

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, Australia
Dates: 23 Oct 2018 - 12 Nov 2018

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Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
23 Oct 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
6:00 PM
24 Oct 2018
Tauranga, New Zealand
8:00 AM 7:00 PM
25 Oct 2018
26 Oct 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
27 Oct 2018
Akaroa, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
28 Oct 2018
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
29 Oct 2018
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
30 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
DAY 10
01 Nov 2018
Hobart, Australia
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 11
02 Nov 2018
DAY 12
03 Nov 2018
Melbourne, Australia
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 13
04 Nov 2018
DAY 14
05 Nov 2018
Sydney, Australia
6:00 AM
Air travel
Ayers Rock, Australia

Disembark Majestic Princess and enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane to iconic Ayers Rock in the Outback. This afternoon, you'll be introduced to the culture and 40,000-year history of Australia's Aboriginal people on an enlightening campfire tour. Walk along the base of Ayers Rock and watch the colors on the rock shift at sunset. Overnight Sails in the Desert Hotel.

DAY 15
06 Nov 2018
Ayers Rock, Australia
Air travel
Darwin, Australia

Rise early and travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area to watch the first rays of the sun rise over the desert landscape. Be mesmerized by the changing colors of Uluru at first light and experience the wonder of the Australian Outback as the dawn emerges. Travel to the airport for a flight to Darwin. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at the Hilton Darwin. (B)

DAY 16
07 Nov 2018
Darwin, Australia

After breakfast, start the day with an exciting journey down the Adelaide River witnessing the river's famous "jumping" crocodiles as they shoot out of the water in pursuit of prey. Follow this with a trip to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum. Overnight at the Hilton Darwin. (B,L)

DAY 17
08 Nov 2018
Darwin, Australia
Air travel
Cairns, Australia
Kuranda, Australia
Tjapukai, Australia
Cairns, Australia

Enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane to Cairns. Tour the rainforest village of Kuranda before a one-way Skyrail journey for aerial views of Barron Falls. End the day with dinner featuring a local Aboriginal Didgeridoo performance. Overnight at the Shangri-La Cairns. (B,D)

DAY 18
09 Nov 2018
Cairns, Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Cairns, Australia

Today's activities are among the most exciting. Unwind aboard a reef cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Dive or snorkel among the colorful corals and unusual fish beneath the water's surface, and don't worry about breakfast or lunch, we'll make sure you get fed! Overnight at the Shangri-La Cairns. (B,L)

DAY 19
10 Nov 2018
Cairns, Australia
Air travel
Sydney, Australia

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before your flight back to Sydney for two nights in this wonderful city. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are yours to explore the city. Overnight at the Four Seasons Sydney. (B)

DAY 20
11 Nov 2018
Sydney, Australia

Wake up and satisfy your appetite with breakfast on us, then embark on a guided morning tour of Sydney. You'll take in the renowned architecture of the iconic Sydney Opera House and have a chance to photograph the impressive Harbour Bridge, known locally as 'The Coat Hanger' for its arched hanger-like shape. Dig your toes into the soft sands at the most popular beach in New South Wales, Bondi Beach, and even tour The Rocks, a historic district with well-preserved colonial architecture, trendy restaurants, museums, shops, and an abundance of Old World charm. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please, whether you'd like to explore more of Sydney or simply rest your feet. Overnight at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. (B)

DAY 21
12 Nov 2018
Sydney, Australia

Your tour ends this morning. (B)

Ultimate Australia – Tour 2C map

About the Ship

Princess Cruises®
Majestic Princess

Sail aboard Majestic Princess, the newest member of our fleet and enjoy the signature favorites you've always loved along with so many new exciting additions not found on any other Princess ship, including two new specialty restaurants with dinner menus crafted by two Michelin-star awarded chefs. Come aboard and find out what makes this ship so special!

What's Included


  • Accommodations: With ample amenities and attentive staff, your accommodations become your home at sea. A good night’s rest is within reach as you sink into the custom-made Princess® Luxury Bed.

  • Dining: Inclusive dining options are found throughout the ship with a wide range of culinary delights to suit any palate, from endless buffet choice to gourmet pizza, decadent desserts and much more.

  • Onboard Activities: You will find many ways to play, day or night. Our onboard activities will keep you engaged every moment of your cruise vacation.

  • Entertainment: Original musicals, dazzling magic shows, feature films, top comedians and nightclubs that get your feet movin’ and groovin’. There’s something happening around every corner.

  • Wellness: The Princess® Luxury Bed provides the ultimate night of sleep at sea! And from the top-deck retreat reserved for adults to our fitness centers, you’ll find all the elements to come back new.

  • Youth, Teen and Families: Our Youth Centers and Teen Lounges ensure our youngest cruisers stay happy. Each center has a theme where kids make new friends and participate in cruise activities.

Not Included

  • Airfare, items of personal nature, specialty dining, specialty beverages, spa services, fitness classes

About Us

At Princess Cruises, we believe in the power of discovery. That's why we design experiences that bring our guests as close as possible with the wonders of the world around them—whether in the Alaskan wilderness or in the warmth of the Caribbean. It's through these experiences that our guests can find a moment of change and come back new. Our marketing campaign highlights the most special gift we can offer our guests: change. It's what's at the heart of our come back new promise. It's the result of the destinations we sail to, the experiences we offer, and the passionate dedication of our crew.

Insider Tip

Get a glimpse at the behind-the-scenes action on the Princess Cruises Ultimate Ship Tour. Final stop is the command center, where you'll meet the Captain and enjoy breathtaking views from the bridge!

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Shore Excursions

Auckland, New Zealand - 23 Oct 2018

Tauranga, New Zealand - 24 Oct 2018

Wellington, New Zealand - 26 Oct 2018

Akaroa, New Zealand - 27 Oct 2018

Port Chalmers, New Zealand - 28 Oct 2018

Hobart, Australia - 01 Nov 2018

Melbourne, Australia - 03 Nov 2018

Cairns, Australia - 08 Nov 2018

Kuranda, Australia - 08 Nov 2018

Tjapukai, Australia - 08 Nov 2018

Cairns, Australia - 08 Nov 2018

Cairns, Australia - 09 Nov 2018

Cairns, Australia - 09 Nov 2018

Cairns, Australia - 10 Nov 2018

Sydney, Australia - 10 Nov 2018

Sydney, Australia - 11 Nov 2018

Sydney, Australia - 12 Nov 2018

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