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Ultimate Australia & New Zealand Voyage with All-Inclusive Indian Pacific Rail

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Crown Princess®
  • Duration 26 NIGHTS
  • Departure 05 February 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Rail
  • Cruise code AUS2299

Exclusive to Imagine Cruising

Includes ALL-INCLUSIVE INDIAN PACIFIC RAIL JOURNEY

Includes hotel stays in Sydney & Perth

Embark Crown Princess® for a 14-night New Zealand cruise before a four-night hotel stay in sunny Sydney, where you’ll board the iconic Indian Pacific for the three-night all-inclusive journey to Perth.

Fly overnight to Sydney, where you’ll have a two-night hotel stay before joining the stunning Crown Princess® to begin your cruise of the New Zealand coast. Witness the towering peaks and majestic lakes of Fiordland National Park. Travel to Scottish-influenced Dunedin, Wellington, New Zealand’s charming capital, and Auckland, where white-sand beaches sit alongside modern architecture.

Disembarking back in Sydney, you’ll check in for a four-night hotel stay ahead of your journey on board the iconic Indian Pacific. During a three-night rail adventure, witness the majestic Blue Mountains and vast Nullarbor Plain while enjoying all-inclusive dining. Arriving in Perth, you’ll enjoy a hotel stay before flying home.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

14 night full-board cruise on board Crown Princess®

Book a Mini-Suite and get a complimentary upgrade to Platinum Service on board the Indian Pacific

Rail Journey

3 night all-inclusive Gold Service rail journey on board the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth with all meals, fine wines, and beverages

Off Train Experiences and short stops in Adelaide and surrounds, Cook, Rawlinna and Perth

Hotel Stays

6 nights four-star stay in Sydney at the Rydges World Square Hotel

1 nights four-star hotel stay in Perth at the Four Points by Sheraton

All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights & Transfers

London departure – regional flights available

Overnight flights

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Sydney

Your holiday begins as you fly from the UK to your destination.

Days 2 - 3
Sydney: Hotel Stay

Sydney, Australia, boasts iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. With stunning beaches, vibrant neighbourhoods, and a thriving cultural scene, it offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and urban charm.

Overnight: Rydges World Square Hotel

Day 4
Sydney: Embark Ship

Embark the elegant Crown Princess® and discover one of the leading ships in the Princess fleet, offering exhilarating entertainment, superb dining, and plenty of opportunities to relax and pamper yourself at sea.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Days 5 - 6
Relax At Sea
Day 7
Fiordland National Park: Scenic Cruising

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Fiordland National Park. Majestic fiords, cascading waterfalls, and ancient forests await your exploration. Lose yourself in nature’s grandeur and experience a wilderness like no other.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 8
Dunedin

Dunedin, New Zealand’s southern gem, entices with Victorian elegance and natural wonders. From historic architecture to the Otago Peninsula’s wildlife, it offers a captivating blend of culture and nature.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 9
Christchurch

Discover the captivating beauty of Christchurch, New Zealand. Immerse yourself in its vibrant culture, explore stunning landscapes, and embrace the spirit of resilience. Let Christchurch inspire your wanderlust and create unforgettable memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 10
Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand’s vibrant capital, harmonises urban culture and natural beauty. From Te Papa Museum to Mount Victoria’s panoramic views, it’s a captivating blend of creativity, history, and coastal allure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 11
Napier

Immerse in Napier’s Art Deco charm, sip world-class wines, and stroll its sun-kissed waterfront. This vibrant city invites you to embrace its unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. The unforgettable awaits.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 12
Tauranga

Tauranga, a vibrant harbor town where Pacific waves meet bustling streets. Embrace the rhythm of coastal life, forge connections, and chase dreams beneath the New Zealand sun.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 13
Auckland

The City of Sails, New Zealand’s largest city boasts a stunning harbour and iconic skyline. Maori heritage, diverse neighbourhoods, and a fusion of urban and natural beauty make it a captivating Pacific destination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 14
Bay of Islands

Experience the awe-inspiring Bay of Islands. Sail turquoise waters, explore secluded islands, and encounter diverse marine life. Let your wanderlust guide you to this breathtaking paradise for unforgettable adventures and everlasting memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Days 15 - 17
Relax At Sea
Days 18 - 21
Sydney: Disembark & Hotel Stay

Arriving back in Sydney, you’ll disembark to spend four blissful nights in the heart of the New South Wales capital. Bondi Beach beckons with its golden sands and surf culture, while the Royal Botanic Garden provides a serene escape.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Rydge’s World Square Hotel

Day 22
Sydney: Board the Indian Pacific

Today you’ll join the Indian Pacific for your all-inclusive rail journey to Perth. As you traverse ever-changing landscapes, immerse yourself in the on-board comforts, and indulge in a regionally inspired dinner with complimentary wines.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 23
Adelaide

Enjoy a delicious lunch on board as the train continues its journey towards the ancient Flinders Ranges. In Adelaide, you’ll have the option to embark on a city tour or venture to the breathtaking Adelaide Hills.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 24
Nullarbor Plain

As the sun rises, you’ll be surrounded by the vast Nullarbor Plain. Enjoy breakfast as the train traverses the world’s longest stretch of straight railway track. After a brief stop in once-thriving Cook, you’ll approach the Australia’s western edge.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 25
Perth: Alight the Indian Pacific & Hotel Stay

Breakfast is served as you glide through the mild skies and cool green vales of the Avon Valley on your way to Perth, arriving after a final delicious on-board lunch. In Perth, your holiday continues with a two-night hotel stay.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Four Points by Sheraton Perth

Days 26 - 27
Perth: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Crown Princess®

Enjoy sweeping views of the world as you sail on board Crown Princess®, a cruise ship that will transport you as royalty to each of your intriguing destinations. From her near 900 balconies to the breathtaking three-story Atrium, you’ll experience a charmingly relaxed atmosphere enhanced by an array of world-class entertainment and dining options that will greet you each day, both as you wake and as you return from ashore.

Impeccably designed and impressive in size, you’ll enjoy an intimate feel while relishing the luxury of choice that bigger cruise ships such as Crown Princess® offer so well. With options aplenty your time on board will prove to be a destination in itself. Savour extensive outdoor spaces punctuated by glistening pools, inviting hot tubs, and welcoming bars, watch a film under the stars with Princess Cruises’ famous Movies Under the Stars or indulge in decadent spa treatment.

  • Occupancy 3080
  • Tonnage 113,561 tons
  • Length 951 ft (290.00 m)

Life on board Crown Princess®

Beautifully designed and with all the modern cruise facilities you could possibly want, this is a fabulous ship for passengers that appreciate high quality amenities and first-class service.

dining

With a phenomenal range of sophisticated as well as casual dining options, you’ll find cuisine to suit your every mood.

  • Dine My Way℠
  • Chocolate Journeys℠
  • International Café
  • Horizon Court
  • Slice Pizzeria
  • Coffee & Cones
  • The Salty Dog Grill
  • Crown Grill℠*
  • Sabatini’s℠ Italian Trattoria*
  • The Salty Dog Gastropub*
  • Chef’s Table Experience*
  • Ultimate Balcony Dining*

*Specialty dining at a supplement.

Bars and Lounges

  • Good Spirits At Sea
  • Explorers Lounge
  • Crooners Bar
  • Speakeasy Cigar Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Horizon Court Bar
  • Vines Wine Bar
  • Adagio Bar
  • Mix Bar
  • Club Fusion

Facilities

Every day on board can be as enthralling as your cruise destinations. Explore boutique shops, wander the large three-story atrium, or take a dip in a pool.

  • Sport Court
  • The Piazza
  • Art Gallery
  • Freshwater pools & hot tubs
  • The Shops of Princess
  • Fitness Center
  • Salon
  • Jogging Track
  • Internet Café
  • The Sanctuary
  • Planetarium Studio

entertainment

Delight in a selection of fabulous on board entertainment options featuring Princess Cruises’ renowned world-class entertainers and Movies Under the Stars™ showings.

  • Adagio
  • Club Fusion
  • Internet Café
  • Princess Theater
  • Movies Under the Stars™
  • Gatsby’s Casino
  • Skywakers Nightclub
  • THE MIX
  • Video Arcade
  • Youth Centre

Indian Pacific

Part of Journey Beyond, the Indian Pacific travels across the breadth of southern Australia in incomparable style. Its storied journey follows in the footsteps of bush pioneers, gold rush greed, and famous adventurers who forged to discover the barren natural beauty of Australia’s famously unforgiving outback. Throughout, there are a variety Off Train Experiences to enjoy depending on which route you choose, including visits to Adelaide and her surroundings, the Blue Mountains, and Kalgoorlie so you can stretch your legs and explore the most remote corners of this inhospitable yet intensely welcoming land.

Off Train Experiences are specific to your individual itinerary and will vary depending on the direction and duration of travel. Each stop offers a unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this vast and diverse continent, for specific details on your journey, please consult your holiday itinerary.

Life on board the Indian Pacific

From exquisite fine dining to cosy cabins and sophisticated lounges, spend your days on board doing as much or as little as you like.

Gold Service

Each Indian Pacific Gold Service carriage houses nine Twin cabins or 16 Single cabins. During the day, Twin cabins offer a three-seater lounge with space to relax, which is transformed into upper and lower berths at night. Your attendant will provide you with crisp sheets, bath towels, pillows, and complimentary bath amenities. Single cabins have a lounge chair and footrest, which is converted to a level sleeping berth at night, a wash basin, and use of shared toilets and showers located at either end of the carriage. A limited number of Superior Double cabins are available, with a third upper bunk, a three-quarter size bed and lounge area.

  • For Gold Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • For Gold Single, a compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day and shared shower/toilet facilities
  • Power outlets
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All-inclusive Off-Train Experiences
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest

Platinum Service

Discerning travellers who enjoy the finest things in life will appreciate an upgrade to Platinum Service, where discreet, personalised touches ensure your whole journey is world class from start to finish, including unparalleled dining and accompanying wines, plus Bollinger champagne. Also included is Australian-made bath amenities, a nightcap at turndown, and access to the Platinum Club, where you can relax amid quartzite tables, leather banquette seating and brass fittings. Depending on where you’re headed, private transfers are also included.

Platinum Service cabins have double beds, which can be arranged as a double or twin, and are set up as a lounge with a moveable table and two armchairs during the day. There is a full en suite bathroom with shower, and the décor is distinctly Australian in style.

  • All-inclusive dining, beverages, and Off-Train Experiences
  • Spacious cabin almost twice the size of a Gold Service Twin cabin
  • By day, cabins are set up lounge-style
  • By night, lounges are converted to double or twin beds
  • En suite with separate shower, vanity with cupboard space, toilet, and Australian bathroom amenities
  • Power outlets and safe
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary
  • Panoramic windows
  • Access to the exclusive Platinum Club
  • Freshly prepared continental breakfasts served upon request in-cabin
  • Refreshments served in-cabin
  • 90 kg checked luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30 kg each).

Off-Train Experiences

Experience the diverse landscapes and cultures of Australia aboard the Indian Pacific, which operates a range of itineraries primarily between Sydney and Perth. Along the way, embark on unforgettable off-train adventures in vibrant Australian locations. Explore the cultural richness and culinary delights of the Adelaide area, and witness the stark beauty of the outback in Cook. Dive into the historic mining town of Kalgoorlie and marvel at the breathtaking natural beauty of the Blue Mountains.

Off-Train Experiences are specific to your individual itinerary and will vary depending on the direction and duration of travel. Each stop offers a unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this vast and diverse continent, for specific details on your journey, please consult your holiday itinerary.

Cabins & Suites

From the moment you step on board, you’ll feel welcomed and right at home. And with attentive service from friendly staff, you’ll find your Crown Princess® accommodation truly is your home away from home.

Interior Prices from £4,999pp

These staterooms are the perfect place to recharge. Featuring Queen or Twin beds, you’ll delight in comfortable accommodation with all essential amenities.

  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Cruise Code: AUS2299
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Oceanview Prices from £5,699pp

A room with a view. Enjoy the added benefit of a view of the ocean from either a picture window or porthole that brings in natural light.

  • A spacious picture window
  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Cruise Code: AUS2299
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Balcony Prices from £6,299pp

This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and a distinct spaciousness. Enjoy your own private outdoor space affording relaxing views.

  • Balcony with two chairs and table
  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Cruise Code: AUS2299
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Mini-Suite Prices from £9,299pp

Choose a luxurious Mini-Suite with balcony* which is substantially larger than a Balcony stateroom and receive a complimentary welcome glass of bubbly. Mini-Suites include a separate sitting area with sofa bed and two flat-panel televisions. For families or groups needing a little extra space, Mini-Suites offer an appealing and affordable option.

  • Balcony with two-four chairs, table, ottoman*
  • Private bathroom with tub and massage shower head
  • Separate sitting area with sofa bed and coffee table
  • Complimentary welcome glass of bubbly on embarkation day
  • Luxury mattress topper and pillows
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe

*Some suites have windows rather than balconies (labelled Mini-Suite No Balcony)

Cruise Code: AUS2299
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Your Hotel Stays

Sydney

Included Hotel

Rydges World Square (Or Similar)

Set in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District, the award-winning Rydges World Square is a perfect choice for exploring the city’s attractions, including Hyde Park, the Australian Museum and Darling Harbour. Expect a warm and friendly welcome from the excellent staff as you wander into the chic lobby, which offers a taster of the décor you’ll find throughout the accommodation. Luxurious rooms boast a cosy Rydges Dream Bed with crisp, white linens and feature flat-screen TVs and free WI-FI. You won’t have to go far to experience some of Sydney’s famously outstanding food, with Amber restaurant and the Cidery Bar & Kitchen located at the hotel.

Perth

Included Hotel

Four Points by Sheraton Perth (Or Similar)

Contemporary, stylish and in a sublime location, Four Points by Sheraton Perth offers modern amenities and stunning views of the capital of Western Australia. Unwind at the rooftop bar and take in the tranquil scene of life on the Swan River. Conveniently situated near the central business district, it’s also close to popular attractions like Kings Park and the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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