Whether you’re cutting into a juicy steak cooked to order in the dining room, or enjoying the luxury of a special breakfast just for booking a suite, you’ll be taken care of on board as you sail to fascinating destinations all over the world with Sun Princess.
- Lloyds No9000259
- Size super
- Style resort
- Type ocean
- Year of launch 1995
- Year of last refit 2018
- Gross tonnage 77449t
- Length 260.9m
- Width 39.9m
- Speed 21kts
- Decks 15
- Language English
- Currency Australian Dollar ($)
- No. of passengers 2000
- No. of crew 924
- No. of cabins 1011
- -wheelchair access 19
During your cruise, regardless of which Princess ship you choose, you will meet staff who provide you with excellent service. Crew members often rotate to different vessels within the Princess fleet which helps to maintain our high standards on every ship. These dedicated workers reflect our philosophy that all crew on all ships are but one family who share in our success.
To simplify the tipping process for our guests, a discretionary gratuity of $16.50 per guest for suites, $15.50 per guest for mini-suites and club class, and $14.50 per guest for interior, oceanview, and balcony staterooms. This gratuity will be shared amongst those staff who help provide and support your cruise experience, including all waitstaff, stateroom stewards, buffet stewards, and housekeeping staff across the fleet.
A 18% gratuity is added to bar charges, dining room wine accounts, and Lotus Spa® services. This is shared amongst the beverage staff, their support staff and Lotus Spa® personnel.
Casino dealers and youth staff do not share in these gratuities. We know you will find these services onboard exemplary.
Please note gratuities will be deemed undisputed unless a request to modify is received prior to disembarking the ship.
Offering a broad range of suites, mini-suites and premium cabins, she provides generously sized staterooms and balconies to fit any budget. Ranging from 135 - 695 square feet in size, each stateroom is the perfect place to unwind. Your steward will take care of everything you need from refreshing your room every day to turning down the bed in the evening. We offer the deluxe amenities you'd expect from a first-class hotel — from 24-hour room service to chocolates on your pillow at night.
Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large balcony with room for four with two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs. They also feature special suite-only benefits, such as a separate seating area with a sofa or sofa bed, walk-in closet, full bathroom with deluxe amenities including Complimentary mini-bar set-up, CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library, personal safe, Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress, A luxurious queen-size bed, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Upgraded bathroom amenities and hair dryer, Two flat-panel satellite TVs, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Refrigerator, Writing desk and phone, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service and enhanced nightly turn-down service.
Staterooms 516 - 695 square feet
Balcony 97 - 290 square feet
Available as Mini-Suite & Premium Mini Suite, The luxurious Mini-Suites offer guests a welcome glass of champagne, Separate seating area with a sofa or sofa bed, Balcony with patio furniture, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Two flat-panel televisions, Private bathroom with combination tub and shower with Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110-volt, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings and a daily housekeeping service.
Staterooms 365 - 536 square feet
Balcony 85 - 160 square feet
The Balcony stateroom is appointed with fine amenities such as a Balcony with patio furniture and outstanding views, twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower with Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings and Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down and chocolates on your pillow.
Staterooms 179 square feet
Balcony - 28 square feet
The Oceanview and Premium Oceanview staterooms feature a picture window for memorable views. They are richly appointed with fine amenities such as Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down and chocolates on your pillow.
147 - 155 square feet
The Interior stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities such as twin beds that convert to a queen size bed, Private bathroom with shower with Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down and chocolates on your pillow. Some also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.
135 - 148 square feet
The Sanctuary Pool
- Terrace Grill
Movies Under The Stars
- Pool Bar
- Sterling Steakhouse
Aerobics Studio & Fitness Centre
Swirls Ice Cream Bar
- Teen Centre & Youth Centre
- Balcony Staterooms
- Platinum Studio
- Verdi's Pizzeria
- Sports Bar
- Oceanview Staterooms
Crooners Lounge & Atrium Lounge
- Internet Café
Library & Writing Room
- Kai Sushi
- Shooting Stars
- Wheelhouse Bar
Shops & Boutiques
Regency Dining Room
Marquis Dining Room
- Grand Plaza
- Internet Café
The Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine - and it shows. The entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Each chef's menu is creative and the selections change every day. Pair that with impeccable service and you're in for an unforgettable gourmet experience.
The Marquis Dining Room on Deck 5 is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Waiter served breakfast and lunch are both open seating with breakfast served from around 6.30 to 9am and offering a choice of continental and cooked options, whilst lunch is served on sea days from around 12 to 1.30pm.
Afternoon tea is also served in the Marquis Dining Room from 3.30 to 4.30pm again with waiter service offering finger sandwiches, cakes and pastries along with beverages.
Traditional seating dinner with a choice of either early seating-5.45pm or late seating-7.45pm offers a choice of a set menu of signature pasta dishes, Caesar salad, chicken, beef, salmon and lotus spa healthy eating options or a changing menu comprising of four courses of appetisers, soups and salads, main courses and desserts.
The Regency Dining room is open for dinner with two seatings and is located on Deck 6.
The menu in both restaurants offers the same dishes with just the décor of the two rooms varying.
The menu comprises of set options on one side including signature pasta dishes, salmon, chicken, beef and lotus spa healthy eating options whilst the other side changes and consists of appetisers, soups and salads, main courses and desserts
The Sterling Steakhouse, recently voted one of the "Best Cruise Ship Steakhouses" by USA Today, showcases prime cuts of Sterling Silver grain-fed beef presented to passengers on a silver presentation tray. Passengers are treated to a traditional American Steakhouse experience with special table settings, decorative linens, signature cutlery and table lanterns.
Stay in for dinner and enjoy the Ultimate Balcony Dining Experience, delivered right to the comfort of your own balcony.
Located forward of the 14th Deck, both continental style and hot breakfast is served from around 6.30am to 11.00am, lunch from 11.30 to 3.30 offering a carvery, sandwiches, salads and desserts as well as other options, and bistro style dinner from 5.30pm to 11pm.
Between 11.30 and 1.30 on some days a traditional British style pub lunch is served in the centre of the buffet with fare ranging from bangers and mash to steak and kidney pie or fish and chips.
It also has its own bar, dance floor and stage for entertainment both during and after meals.
Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at our Casual Dining eateries, or get take-out and dine by the pool.
Terrace Grill– The Balcony Grill overlooks the pool deck and offers an array of burgers, hot dogs, kebabs and pies amongst other choices.
Swirls Ice cream bar – Passengers can enjoy a refreshing soft-serve cone complete with dipping sauces and sprinkles or splurge on other ice cream treats.
You can choose to dine at the Chef's Table with a private dining experience amidst a softly-lit curtain that encloses your extravagant table.
The Chef's Table experience provides the chance to tour the ship's busy galley during dinner service, where the ship's executive chef previews the evenings menu with a selection of hors d'oeuvres and Champagne for guests to enjoy.
Guests are then taken to a private table in the main dining room to enjoy a specially created multi-course menu accompanied by selected wines to complement each course.
During the dessert course the chef re-joins the table to discuss the evenings menu and share their culinary knowledge.
A trademark British-style afternoon tea daily, complete with tablecloths, easy listening music in the background, and tea boxes for herbal and specialty teas. Passengers can enjoy freshly prepared finger sandwiches, cookies, biscuits and cakes served by white-gloved waiters in smart, formal attire.
An under-the-sea journey awaits at Kai, an exquisitely decorated seafood restaurant specializing in oysters and sushi. Enjoy an elegant experience in the restaurant or try our traditional sushi bar, serving up sushi and sashimi expertly prepared before your eyes. Seafood cocktails, shucked oysters, and oyster shooters, along with Sake and wines-by-the-glass, are also on the menu.
Chef Curtis Stone’s first restaurant at sea gives you an exclusive opportunity to enjoy his exquisite cuisine. SHARE is an elegant restaurant designed by this award-winning chef and New York Times best-selling author. Experience dining that encourages connecting with others and an exquisite menu which includes charcuterie, composed salads, handmade pastas, premium quality meats, and a wine list curated for the perfect pairings!
To say the night-life on-board is entertaining is an understatement. Illuminating the stage in captivating productions, Princess Cruises performers are some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea. Our Princess Signature Shows, lounge performers, movies and casinos are just some of the entertainment our guests enjoy as they escape completely.
With sophisticated architectural lighting, West End-style shows are on every cruise, with more than one performance each evening allowing passengers the flexibility to see a show before or after dinner. With lively music, stunning choreography and some of the largest casts at sea.
Boasting a giant screen 30% larger than Princess Cruises other ships, this signature poolside venue presents first-run movies, sporting events and concerts under the night sky, accompanied by complimentary fresh-popped popcorn. The 300 square foot theatre offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a blockbuster Hollywood movie against a backdrop of twinkling stars. Personal touches include comfortable chaise lounges, complimentary popcorn, warm cookies and milk, with cosy blankets in the evenings.
A show lounge that offers comfortable seating, gracious drink service, and cutting edge lighting and sound.
A range of activities take place from audience participation game shows, Princess Popstar, country and western nights, hypnotists and trivia to comedians and ballroom dancing.
On the 8th Deck is the ship's casino served by the Sports Bar which shows a number of sporting events and is also the location of the ship's card room.
It features a range of slot machines and tables including blackjack, poker and roulette.
Accessible to over 21's only, free taster sessions are held for those new to casinos to learn how to play the games.
Step into the Wheelhouse Bar on-board for a taste of British tradition. You'll find a menu of favourites advertised on chalkboards and displayed on counters for an authentic pub feel including fish & chips or a hearty Ploughman's Lunch.
Live piano entertainment and drinks in a club-like ambience.
The Crooners Bar on the 7th Deck is part of a large lounge combined with the Atrium Lounge.
Crooners itself is a martini bar and entertainment for the venue includes live piano music. The Atrium, with live music, is considered to be a highly sophisticated venue onboard.
Razzmatazz is the ship's nightclub but also hosts other events such as Nintendo Wii competitions.
The Ship's quiet champagne bar on Deck 7, offers caviar, Champagne and a variety of wines.
The onboard library is fully stocked with a wide range of titles, all of which can be checked out free of charge - so you might want to save your money and avoid the airport book shop.
Internet access is available on all Princess vessels through the 24-hour onboard Internet Cafe and wireless network- which is available in staterooms and various public.
Use the state-of-the-art computer systems to access your web-based email account, or browse the Internet for world news, sports and stock trading. Or bring your wireless-enabled laptop and access the Internet through the improved onboard wireless service.
The boutiques onboard offer more than just accessories and sundries you may have left at home. Shop onboard and benefit from incredible tax-and duty-free savings off suggested U.S. retail prices on fragrances, cosmetics, jewellery and gifts, apparel and liquor.
In addition to everyday savings, they bring you special promotions throughout the cruise.
The Topsiders bar is located on the Sun Deck outside the sanctuary.
Get a professional portrait created by the talented photographers in our Platinum Studio
The Grand Plaza area, located in the central atrium area on the 5th Deck, plays host to a variety of events from vegetable carving demonstrations to string quartets and piano music.
The many activities on-board our ships are designed to stimulate, educate, entertain, inspire and sweat - not necessarily in that order. But, guests can be sure crew onboard will do their best to cover all the bases. From art auctions to The Sanctuary Spa, this ship is loaded with fun things to do.
The Ships' main pool and is divided into two halves and flanked by two hot tubs and the Movies Under The Stars Screen. It is served by the Riviera Bar and Swirls Ice Cream.
This ship will keep you on the run, literally, with basketball, paddle tennis, jogging tracks and state-of-the-art gyms equipped with machines that'll keep your heart rate pumping.
The Aerobics studio offers a range of classes, some of which are complimentary and others such as pilates and yoga which attract a charge of around $12 per session. Both the gymnasium and the Aerobics studio are located separately within the Oasis Spa.
Leave stress at the door when you enter this blissful signature haven exclusively for adults. Perfect for that al fresco massage, feel the gentle breeze on your skin and listen to the ocean waves wash your cares away as you enjoy refreshing drinks and healthy snacks settled on a comfy lounger.
This oasis of tranquility includes all the special touches that have made The Sanctuary so popular since it was first introduced in 2006, plus a number of new features.
The Sanctuary has Cabanas for more luxurious experience, plus two Lotus Spa Cabanas offering an elegant private space for a range of spa treatments. Featuring the air of a romantic hideaway under its distinctive white canopy cover, The Sanctuary design includes strategically placed rock gardens and special topiary planting with atmospheric lighting. These elements create an inviting path leading to a new central pavilion. Passengers can relax on luxurious plush lounge chairs or circular daybeds, while Serenity Stewards provide healthy refreshments and music players with peaceful music. Space in The Sanctuary can be reserved for $20 for a half day/$40 for a full day, per person.
Adjacent to The Sanctuary, the Retreat Pool provides an exclusive area for adults to relax and rejuvenate. The Retreat Pool is open to all adults, and Retreat Pool Cabana rental is available beginning at $50 for a half day. At night, this area turns into the “Chill Lounge,” offering passengers a relaxed outdoor space to enjoy the night with drinks and music.
The Lotus Spa offers a range of facilities including a pool with two hot tubs, fitness centre, aerobics room, saunas, treatment rooms and a unisex beauty salon.
Treatments on offer range from manicures, pedicures and waxing to massages and body wraps.
The Spa is located aft of the 12th deck.
Passengers ages 3 to 17 will enjoy many exciting on-board activities. The Youth Centres and Teen Lounges are staffed by experienced counsellors, who are ready to ensure the youngest cruisers stay happy all day long. There’s everything from art projects, game tables, the latest movies, pizza parties, talent shows, video games, and much more.
Children under the age of 3 are welcome to visit the Youth Centre, if accompanied and supervised by a parent at all times.
Ages 3-7- There’s an exciting toddler area, a mini air hockey table, great arts and crafts stations, plus a space for group activities like movie nights.Offering dance parties, movies and cartoons, along with ice cream and pizza parties, your little ones can enjoy t-shirt colouring, theme nights and getting creative with art projects.
Ages 8-12- Offering games and activities like air hockey, skeeball, and video game stations – not to mention a dedicated lounge with a giant TV and arts and crafts tables. There are plenty of exciting activities for older kids to enjoy, including kids-only dinners, movies, PS2/PS3, Wii (and all the latest games), along with scavenger hunts, talent shows and sports tournaments. California Science Centre workshops and junior chef@sea educational classes are also on offer.
Ages 13-17- Featuring a new lounge area, perfect for meeting new friends, with skeeball, foosball, and great video games. In the teen-only exclusive lounges, junior cruisers can come and go as they please. Make new friends whilst enjoying PS2/PS3 and Wii games, football tables, sports competitions and late night movies. Take part in the shipboard Olympics, mocktail parties, DJ workshops, or check out the hot tub parties and formal dinners.
When is a cruise an opportunity to enrich? When it's a Princess cruise. This ship offers area lectures, art exhibits and classes taught by local experts.
Princess Cruises believe learning is fun. Through their exclusive partnership with the California Science Centre, their Youth Staff are trained to deliver exciting interactive science activities for kids ages 3-12. Whale watching, roller-coaster building, chemistry experiments, and squid dissection are just some of the activities that may be offered.
Also on offer is the Pete’s Pals Program as a way for Princess kids to learn more about threatened and endangered species in the areas in which Princess sails. Children participating in this program will receive a limited-edition plush animal to take home as a souvenir.
Expand your mind with an array of engaging Scholarship@sea opportunities. There are up to 40 classes on every cruise. Tantalise your taste buds on the Culinary Arts course or take a Wine Tasting seminar. Discover your crafty side and create a wonderful holiday keepsake.
Fancy a little enlightenment on your holiday? Learn to navigate a cruise ship at an engaging presentation. Embrace the digital age and tackle technology at one of the
Princess Fine Arts auctions are fun, fast-paced, and offer an exciting opportunity to collect exceptional works of art. You’ll find some of the art world’s biggest stars, from Picasso, Chagall, and Rockwell to Peter Max, all represented, with hundreds of works available from contemporary art’s most popular figures.
Any purchased pieces from new collections are shipped to your door.
The Princess Cruises Book Club offers an opportunity for fascinating literary discussions among passengers. Book selections are carefully selected from a variety of sources, offering titles that appeal to many different interests.
Depending on the length of the voyage, one or more Book Club meetings will be scheduled. For those who wish to participate on their voyage but haven’t yet read the selection, multiple copies of the book will be available at the ship’s library.
Wheelchair users will find access-friendly design across most of the Princess fleet, making it easy to enjoy each vessel's restaurants, theaters, spas, lounges and open deck space. Elevators have generous 36- to 42-inch doorways, and wheelchair seating is available in show lounges and other public spaces.
Guests with sight and hearing disabilities will find vessels equipped with such helpful features as Braille elevator call buttons, audible arrival sounds and infrared listening assistance systems in the Princess theatres. ADA "all in one" kits are available upon request -- featuring telephone amplifiers, visual smoke detectors, door knock sensors, text telephones (TDD) and other aids.
Princess ships also welcome service animals, and have hosted a variety of such special helpers, including seeing-eye dogs, hearing-assistance dogs, and even a "helping hands" monkey.
Princess Cruises are happy to meet your request for low-sodium, low-fat, low-sugar and vegetarian diets. Kosher meals and baby food are available upon advance written request. Any other special diet requests must be authorized in advance by the Princess corporate office.
You or your travel agent must advise Princess in writing of any special diet, allergies or medical needs. Requests must be received no later than 35 days prior to departure for cruises to Alaska, Canada/New England, Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama Canal and Coastal Getaways. For all other cruises, requests must be received no later than 65 days prior to departure. Once onboard, please check with the Maitre D' to confirm your request.
The legal drinking age of 21 years is always observed on-board all ships and proof of age may be required. All on-board staff are trained to take their responsibility to not serve alcohol to under-age passengers seriously. The age restrictions are clearly posted in the bars.
Entry into the disco is limited to passengers 18 years and older. Be sure to check with the child and teen centres, however, for special disco events designed just for kids. Children under the age of 18 are welcome in the gymnasium, spa and jacuzzi; and also in the evening entertainment show lounges when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
In line with domestic age limits, as well as Princess' company policy, the casino is reserved for passengers 21 years and older. Additionally, only those passengers 21 years and older will be allowed to purchase or consume alcohol. For those whose age is questionable, picture identification may be requested.
You should dress for a cruise with Princess the same way you would for any stylish land-based resort.
Casual sportswear, including shorts, lightweight pants and jogging suits, is the order of the day both at sea and ashore in hotter climates.
Princess recommend you bring a sweater, a jacket or an all-weather coat for cool evenings, and for shore excursions, depending on your destination. Due to unpredictable weather, don't forget a hat or visor and a collapsible umbrella. Please be sure to bring proper clothing for visits to religious sites. You'll also want low-heeled, rubber soled shoes for strolling on deck, as well as comfortable walking shoes or sandals to wear.
Princess makes it easy to know what to pack and what to wear when you’re dining on-board our spectacular ships. There are two designations for dress codes: Smart Casual and Formal.
Passenger attire should be in keeping with what they would wear to a nice restaurant at home; Skirts/dresses, slacks, and sweaters for ladies, trousers and open-neck shirts for men
Inappropriate dinner wear such as pool or beach attire, shorts, ball caps and casual jeans (with fraying and/or holes) are not permitted in the dining rooms. Shoes must be worn.
When formal nights are held, please observe the dress code in the Traditional Dining and Anytime Dining venues for the enjoyment of all guests. Evening gowns and cocktail dresses are suggested for women; Tuxedos, dinner jackets or dark suits with a tie for men
All Inclusive Beverage Package:
Relax and enjoy the convenience of an all inclusive beverage package featuring any drink up to $10 including cocktails, wine, beer, sodas, lattes, cappuccinos, bottled water & more. All for just $49 per person per day.
Unlimited Soda Packages:
Guests wi'll never be without their favourite fountain sodas, from Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Barq's Root Beer, to nostalgic orange soda, soda water, tonic water and ginger ale. The Unlimited Soda & More Package allows guests as many fountain sodas, refreshing juices, fruity mocktails and creamy ice cream shakes as you can handle.
Keeping the comfort of our guests a priority, and in consideration of consumer studies which show smokers are a small minority of guests, Princess has implemented the following smoking policy:
Designated Smoking Areas
Clearly marked “Designated Smoking Areas” are available onboard and include a sufficient number of ashtrays that are emptied regularly. Generally, these areas include cigar lounges, a section of the nightclub, as well as a portion of the open decks. The Casino and Casino Bar are non-smoking areas on board, with the exception of designated slot machines where guests are permitted to smoke only while playing at those machines. All table games are non-smoking. The Casino will also have one or more non-smoking nights (6 pm to closing), depending on length of voyage. Show lounges, dining rooms and all food services areas on board all Princess ships are non-smoking. As a safety precaution, guests are reminded to properly dispose of cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco, which are never to be thrown overboard as this may be sucked back into the ship and cause fires.
Stateroom Smoking Policy
Princess Cruises prohibits smoking in guest staterooms and balconies. This reflects the preferences of a vast majority of our guests who value having their primary living space (both stateroom and balcony) smoke-free. As balconies are a hallmark of Princess Cruises, we believe it is important to keep this peaceful space clear of smoke. Violations to this policy will result in a $250 fine for each occurrence, which will be charged to the guest’s stateroom account. Keeping with the global trend toward more restrictive smoking policies and honoring the wishes of our guests, we feel this enhances our onboard experience.
The use of electronic cigarettes is allowed within the confines of the guest's stateroom (balcony not included) and within designated smoking areas only.