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23 Days

Departs Sydney

14 Mar, 2020

Cruise & Rail

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Southern Explorer with Journey Beyond

This rich and rewarding journey through the major ports, inland landmarks and pristine islands off the southern coast is the perfect snapshot of the best of Australia. Across 18 magical days you’ll travel from Sydney to Perth and back again in absolute style, taking in a huge variety of amazing experiences both on land and water.

Highlights include:

  •  Visit Western Australia’s very own island getaway Rottnest Island
  •  Get up close with the world’s happiest animal, the quokka
  •   Explore Fremantle, the portside precinct
  •  Stop in the ports of Albany, Port Lincoln, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Burnie and Melbourne for optional shore excursions o Be captivated with stargazing on the top deck
  •  Peruse the extensive art gallery or attend an art history lecture
  •  Take a dip in the sparkling freshwater pools
  •   Put your feet up at Movies Under the Stars


  • 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna
  •  3 nights accommodation in Fremantle including  breakfast daily
  •  1 day Discover Rottnest including 90-minute island coach tour and Karma Rottnest lunch
  •  12 days/11 nights Southern Australia Explorer aboard Sun Princess cruise ship from Fremantle to Sydney
  •  17 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners*A valid passport is required to travel aboard Sun Princess

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Sun Princess

Sun Princess truly lights up the seas, serving up tantalizing cuisine, dazzling live entertainment and new experiences with our Discovery at SEA programs. Relax in The Sanctuary, a tranquil haven reserved for adults, or put your feet up at Movies Under the Stars®, whatever you decide to do, your time on board will be unforgettable.

  • Last Refurbished: January 2016
  • Guest Capacity: 2,000 lower berths
  • Number of Crew: 924
  • Tonnage: 77,441


Passionate about our culinary craft, we’re committed to serving you mouthwatering, handcrafted dishes made from scratch throughout your voyage. Be sure to join us at one of our award-winning specialty restaurants to celebrate your next birthday, anniversary or milestone and enjoy tantalizing specialties.

  • SHARE℠ by Curtis Stone (specialty restaurant)^
  • Chocolate Journeys℠
  • Kai Seafood Bar (specialty restaurant)^
  • Sterling Steakhouse℠ (specialty restaurant)^
  • International Café
  • Horizon Court (buffet)
  • Amuleto Café
  • New Zealand Natural Ice Cream
  • Terrace Grill (burgers & hot dogs)
    ^Nominal charges may apply.


Each day, a world of exciting activities awaits, from cooking demonstrations to dance classes, trivia contests and a range of enrichment programs, including our Encounters with Discovery at SEA™ speaker series from experts who offer insights into the places you’ll visit.

  • Discovery at SEA™ Programs
  • Festivals of the World
  • Shops of Princess
  • Art Gallery & Auctions
  • Photo & Video Gallery
  • Platinum Photography Studio
  • Enrichment Classes
  • Freshwater Pools & Hot Tubs
  • Sports Court (basketball, volleyball, tennis)


There’s always something happening on board — from heading to the Princess Theater for a lavish original musical production to enjoying a blockbuster movie poolside under the stars or simply relaxing in a lounge sipping a cocktail where a live band is playing your song.

  • Movies Under the Stars®
  • Original Musical Productions
  • Music & Dancing
  • Vegas-style Casino
  • Featured Guest Entertainers
  • Princess Theater
  • Beer & Wine Festival
  • Crooners Bar
  • Vista Show Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar


Everything you need to refresh body and mind is right on board. Indulge in a manicure, pedicure or a makeover in the salon, or a soothing massage in the Lotus Spa®. Or maybe it’s a brisk workout in the fitness center, followed by a little “me time” in The Sanctuary, a tranquil retreat reserved just for adults.

  • The Princess Luxury Bed
  • SLEEP by Princess
  • The Sanctuary (retreat for adults)^
  • Lotus Spa®^
  • Lotus Spa® Fitness Center
  • Fitness Classes^
    ^Nominal charges may apply.

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📞 1800 300 999

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