About Princess Cruises
Unwind, discover, and redefine yourself with Princess Cruises. Step aboard any of their extraordinary ships and discover why Princess Cruises is the perfect choice for those seeking exceptional travel experiences. Travelling to over 330 diverse destinations across all seven continents, and boasting world-class entertainment, unforgettable cuisine, and exceptional service, every moment with Princess Cruises is an opportunity to come back new®.
Now one of the most well-established names in the cruise industry, Princess Cruises made its maiden voyage in 1965 with just a single ship cruising to Mexico. More than 50 years later, Princess Cruises continues to stand out with its fleet of 16 cutting-edge ships, a wide range of onboard choices, and an unwavering commitment to exceptional service.
⚓ Escape the Ordinary with Princess Cruises
Princess Cruises makes the world that little bit smaller, bringing you to the world. With voyages to over 330 cruise destinations across more than 100 countries and spanning all seven continents, Princess Cruises offers unparalleled opportunities for exploration. Watch the leaves change colour in Canada and New England, or walk along sun-kissed beaches in the Caribbean. Discover timeless cities and world-famous landmarks in Europe, or catch the aloha spirit in Hawaii. Book a Princess cruise and have a world of possibilities opened up for you.
Princess Cruises offers itineraries in the following regions:
⚓ Alaska, Hawaii, California and the Pacific Coast
⚓ Asia and Japan
⚓ Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific and Tahiti
⚓ Canada and New England
⚓ The Caribbean and Mexico
⚓ Europe and the Mediterranean
⚓ The Panama Canal, South America and Antarctica
⚓ World Cruises
Feel the Love
The Onboard Experience
Stateroom and Suites
Experience the ultimate in comfort with a diverse range of accommodation options on each Princess cruise! From affordable interior and oceanview staterooms, to balcony staterooms, mini suites, or the Reserve Collection Mini Suites, there is something for everyone. No matter where you choose to lay your head, immerse yourself in 100% cotton linens, unwind with your favorite shows on the flat-screen TV, and keep your snacks cool in the convenient refrigerator. And for those seeking the pinnacle of luxury, Princess’ full suites come with premium upgrades and complimentary services. Travelling with a group or family? Interconnecting staterooms and family suites can accommodate up to eight guests. Come aboard and create memories that will last a lifetime!
Dining, Bars and Lounges
A Princess cruise is a place where food unites people. An experience the cruise line likes to call Personalised Dining.
With Princess, you are always in control of your dining experience. Whether you’re in the mood for a formal dinner before catching a show, or want to explore the vast culinary offerings at one of the casual eateries, the choice is yours. Reserve your dining time or a table at a specialty restaurant using the Dine My Way reservations system, or have a burger delivered to you poolside while you watch the latest screening at Movies Under the Stars® (followed up with complimentary soft-serve ice cream). From fine dining and decadent desserts, to an ever-changing buffet menu and pizza by the slice, Princess Cruises believes that food, drinks and more should be delivered wherever you are. Discover a world where dining is an exceptional experience, no matter which way you experience it.
From the moment you step on board a Princess ship, be prepared for the ultimate in relaxation, excitement and entertainment day and night. Dive into a freshwater pool, challenge your friends to a game of basketball, or perfect your swing on the mini-golf course. Get your heart pumping with Zumba or learn new dance moves in lively classes like ballroom, salsa or line dancing.
When the sun sets, the ship really comes alive with live performances and music, state-of-the-art casinos, game show experiences, Broadway-style productions, and an array of talented comedians, magicians, illusionists and street entertainers. And then there are the iconic Princess moments like the unforgettable “I Love This Party” and Movies Under the Stars® on a massive poolside screen. Rest assured, there is something for everyone, and every moment is filled with unforgettable experiences.
Facilities and Amenities
Each ship has a wealth of facilities and amenities to suit nearly every interest. Indulge in spa treatments, attend captivating art lectures, and try your luck at the state-of-the-art casino. Discover the joys of shopping onboard, while Princess Cruises’ partnership with Discovery™ brings enriching Discovery at SEA programs to satisfy every interest. Experience the ultimate retreat at The Sanctuary, where adults can unwind in luxury. And don’t forget to meet Stanley, the friendliest bear at sea! Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or seeking family-friendly activities, the cruise line’s facilities and amenities have got you covered.
Experience the Princess Standard – an exceptional holiday option with all of the core inclusions! Enjoy accommodation, dining, entertainment, and a wearable Medallion for a truly personalised and seamless holiday. Upgrade to Princess Plus or Princess Premier for even more value and inclusions, like Wi-Fi, beverage packages, fitness classes, specialty dining and more.
All ships in the Princess Cruises fleet now feature the next-level MedallionClass® technology. Each cruise guest receives a free Medallion – a quarter-sized wearable device that enables everything, from keyless stateroom entry and faster boarding, to locating your loved ones anywhere on the ship, and so much more. The all-in-one MedallionClass App interacts with your Medallion to put the digital experience at your fingertips. You can also access it through your stateroom TV and digital portals around the ship.
Each evening you’ll find the Princess Patter dropped off in your stateroom. This is your ultimate daily activity planner, detailing all of the events and entertainment options happening the following day. It also provides helpful information like what time the restaurants are open, weather updates, excursion information what time you can geton and off the ship if its a port day, tender information, and more. If you prefer to go paperless, the JourneyView section of the Princess Cruises app also has all of this information for you.
Cruising with Children
Calling all young adventurers! Join Princess Cruises for a holiday filled with endless fun and exciting activities for kids of all ages. From the enchanting Camp Discovery for little ones to the hip and trendy Beach House for teens, Princess Cruises’ youth programming offers something for everyone onboard. With a range of age-appropriate services and amenities tailored for families, cruising with kids has never been easier. Princess Cruises also hasn’t forgotten about the young adults onboard, with Club 1820 providing a hidden sanctuary, exclusively for guests aged 18 to 20. No parents, no younger siblings, and no official hosts.
Find uniquely themed centres separated into different age groups:
⚓ The Treehouse – Ages 3 to 7
⚓ The Lodge – Ages 8 to 12
⚓ The Beach House – Ages 13 to 17
Babies and toddlers aged six months to two years are welcome in Camp Discovery when accompanied by a parent. A host of services and amenities are also offered to make cruising with kids that little bit easier. Mini-Suites and Full Suites offer full-sized bath tubs for an easy bath time, and staterooms with balconies are perfect for naptime. You can also request high chairs, booster seats and cribs. Princess Cruises provides complimentary jarred baby food, as well as fresh, pureed foods in the main dining room, specialty restaurants, and Horizon Court or World Fresh Marketplace.
On Shore Experiences
Discover exceptional experiences and unbeatable service with Princess Cruises shore excursions. From pasta factories in Sorrento to getting up close and personal with sloths in Costa Rica, Princess Cruises’ has partnered with a trusted team of local experts to curate a collection of shore excursions in each destination. Now, with hundreds of excursions on offer, guests can easily find a tour to suit their interests, preferences and budget. Book your shore excursions directly through Princess Cruises for competitive pricing, friendly service, and their Guaranteed Return to Ship promise, which means that the ship will patiently await your return should your tour run late. Make the most of your time in each port with Princess Cruises.
Princess Cruises warmly welcome passengers with all levels of physical ability on board. All of their ships feature accessible staterooms designed with ample wheelchair-turning space, roll-in showers with grab bars, and convenient fold-down bench seats. Explore the world with ease, whether you choose to rent specialised equipment through Princess Cruises, or bring your own. For a smooth and comfortable journey, we recommend considering bringing a companion for physical assistance. Your unique needs are our priority, so let your cruise consultant know what specific requirements you need, and let us help make your dream vacation a reality.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is MedallionNet®?
MedallionNet® Wi-Fi has been added to every ship in the Princess Cruises fleet, allowing guests to stay connected like never before. It is fast, reliable, unlimited and affordable. It is included in your fare when you book Princess Plus or Princess Premier, or it is available for purchase, starting at $14.99 USD pre-crise for a single-device.
Are gratuities required?
Tipping is not required on Australian departures, but if you appreciate the outstanding service, a warm and welcoming tip will be greatly appreciated. For other Princess itineraries, a discretionary crew incentive is automatically added to your shipboard account, ensuring all crew members are rewarded for their hard work. Adjustments can be made if needed. A service charge is added to bar charges, dining room wine accounts and spa services, to be shared amongst the beverage staff, their support staff and spa personnel.
Is there babysitting on board?
Yes! From 10pm to 1am, group babysitting is available in the centres for kids aged 3 to 11, for an additional charge. This is over and above the complimentary activities and entertainment offered in Camp Discovery and the teen Beach House Lounge, which is open during the day and into the evening, on both sea and port days.