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Ship: Golden Princess
Departure Port: Melbourne, Australia
Sailing Date: Monday, 13 February 2017
*Ports of call visited are dependent on the selected itinerary and may NOT include all ports listed.
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Cruise Itinerary Notice: Cruise itineraries, Cabin Categories and Policies are subject to change without notice. Please verify Policies, Cabin Categories Descriptions, Ports, Dates, and Times with the Cruise line directly on ALL bookings before the sailing.
|Monday, 13 February 2017||MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA CHECK IN STARTS AT 1200P CHECK IN 12:00PM-3:00PM See Travel Summary for Progressive check in times||--||04:00 PM|
|Tuesday, 14 February 2017||WINEGLASS BAY & OYSTER BAY (SCENIC SCENIC CRUISING||02:00 PM||06:00 PM|
|Wednesday, 15 February 2017||PORT ARTHUR (TASMANIA), AUSTRALIA Tender Required WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED||07:00 AM||04:00 PM|
|Wednesday, 15 February 2017||HOBART (TASMANIA), AUSTRALIA OVERNIGHT||07:00 PM||--|
|Thursday, 16 February 2017||HOBART (TASMANIA), AUSTRALIA||--||05:00 PM|
|Friday, 17 February 2017||AT SEA||--||--|
|Saturday, 18 February 2017||PHILLIP ISLAND, AUSTRALIA Tender Required WHEELCHAIR ACCESS LIMITED||12:00 PM||11:00 PM|
|Sunday, 19 February 2017||MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA||06:00 AM||--|
|1||Mon, 13 Feb 2017||--||04:00 PM||Port Arthur, Australia|
|6||Sat, 18 Feb 2017||12:00 PM||11:00 PM||--|
|7||Sun, 19 Feb 2017||06:00 AM||--||--|
|3||Wed, 15 Feb 2017||07:00 AM||04:00 PM||Hobart, Tasmania, Australia|
|3||Wed, 15 Feb 2017||07:00 PM||--||--|
|4||Thu, 16 Feb 2017||--||05:00 PM||Melbourne, Australia|
Note: Cruise itineraries are subject to change. Please verify ports and times with the cruise line directly.
- Passenger Capacity: 2,636
- Inaugural Cruise: May 6, 2001
- Last Refurbished: May 2015
- Christeners: Merlisa George, the reigning Miss U.S. Virgin Islands
- Number of Crew:1,100
- Registry: Bermuda
- Length: 950 feet
- Height:177 feet
- Number of Decks: 17
- Passenger Cabins: 1,318 total
- Suites with private balconies: 33
- Window Suites: 7
- Family Suites: 2
- Mini-suites with private balconies: 178
- Balcony cabins: 523
- Ocean view cabins: 208
- Inside cabins: 367
- Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: 26
- Pools: 4
- Whirlpools Spas: 9
- Lifeboats: 22 lifeboats including tenders, 2 rescue boats
- Builder: Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone, Italy
Escape completely onboard Golden Princess, a brilliant ray of sunshine in any destination! Pamper yourself with a calming massage in the Lotus Spa or de-stress as Serenity Stewards offer you refreshing beverages and light snacks in The Sanctuary. Providing you with a wide array of restful venues onboard, including the Piazza and Movies Under the Stars, Golden Princess is truly a relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea.
Throughout your cruise, whether you love activity or crave tranquility, Princess offers everything you could need for a relaxed, rejuvenating retreat, including a wide variety of freshly prepared cuisine and innovative experiences all designed to help you escape completely.
Food & Dining
Our Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine - and it shows. Our entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaine des Rotisseurs 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.Traditional
This ship offers several formal dining rooms in the cruise tradition, with Traditional Dining at the same times for each meal, with attentive service provided by your own waiter throughout the cruise.
- Canaletto Dining Room
Anytime Dining means you aren't limited to eating at a fixed time or place on the ship. Instead, the choice of when and where you want to eat is flexible, based only on your stomach's whim.
- Donatello Dining Room
- Bernini Dining Room
Our ships' restaurants are always in big demand and this ship's options are no exception, serving up exquisite local specialties and gourmet favorites. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.
- Sabatini's (Italian restaurant)
- Crown Grill (steak and seafood)
- Ultimate Balcony Dining
Want to maximize your pool time and minimize your mealtime? Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at our Casual Dining eateries, or get take-out and dine by the pool.
- International Cafe (nominal charge applies to select items)
- Horizon Court
- Lobby Bar
- Vines Wine Bar (nominal charge applies to select items) - Voted one of the "Best Wine Bars at Sea," by USA Today!
- Sundaes ice cream bar
- Prego Pizzeria
- Trident Grill (burgers & hot dogs)
- Afternoon tea
- 24-hour room service
The many activities onboard our ships are designed to stimulate, educate, entertain, inspire and sweat - not necessarily in that order. But, you can be sure we'll do our best to cover all the bases. And from art auctions to our Lotus Spa, this ship is loaded with fun things to do.Pools & Spas
Sometimes floating serenely just isn't enough - splash around, ride the waves, swim against the current or take a dip in one of this ship's bubbling hot tubs.
- Calypso Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)
- Neptune's Reef and Pool (plus 2 hot tubs)
- Terrace Pool
- Oasis bar & hot tubs
- The Sanctuary (adults only)
Our ships 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.
- Lotus Spa, gym and fitness area
- Nine-hole putting course
- Center Court
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.
- World-class art collection, gallery and auctions
- 24-hour Internet service (wireless access available)
- Hearts & Minds Wedding Chapel
Deals on designer clothing and gifts, including Lladro, Swarovski, Calvin Klein, Tommy Bahama, Lancome, Clinique, Estee Lauder, and Fossil - all up to 30% off.
- Boutiques (duty-free)
- Future Cruise Sales
With Princess, young kids and teens have their own kind of fun - and their own place to hang out. Our youth and teen centers are fully equipped with everything from the latest video games and movies, to arts and crafts, fooseball tables, board games and jukeboxes. And for the littlest ones, activities like kids' karaoke, pizza parties, pajama nights and more.Kids & Teens
This ship's activities run the age-appropriate gamut for those under 18 - from Princess Pelicans (ages 3 to 7), and Shockwaves (ages 8-12), to remix (ages 13-17).
- The Fun Zone
- Teen Center
- Teen hot tub
- Voyage of Discovery video arcade
- Splash pool
To say the nightlife onboard is entertaining is an understatement. Illuminating the stage in captivating productions, our 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 passengers enjoy as they escape completely.Theaters
This ship's theater venues are designed with great acoustics, the best seats in the house, and stellar acts. The movies shown are all first-run feature-length films.
- Princess Theater
- Vista Show Lounge
- Movies Under the Stars outdoor theater
Our ship's Hot Spots are just that - sizzling! They vary depending upon the ship and feature dazzling casinos, our Movies Under The Stars outdoor theater, night clubs, dance floors and more.
- Grand Casino
- Explorer's Lounge (nightclub-style performances)
- Skywalkers Nightclub (top deck nightclub)
Whether you're in the mood for a cozy space to sip cocktails with someone special or a swanky place to savor a cigar and make new friends, Princess ships provide it all.
- Wheelhouse Bar
- Explorer's Lounge
- Player's Cigar Bar
- Promenade Lounge and Bar
Please note that the staterooms shown below are samples only. Actual cabin decor, details and layout may vary by stateroom category and type.
Stateroom Symbol Legend
|Interconnecting staterooms with private balcony (8 persons)|
|will accomodate rollaway|
|Will accommodate third person|
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