New Zealand & Australia Voyage with Auckland Stay

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Royal Princess®
  • Duration 14 NIGHTS
  • Departure 27 February 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Stay
  • Cruise code AUS7458

Complimentary Hotel Stay In Auckland

Witness New Zealand’s beautiful coastline on board Royal Princess® during this 14-night holiday, including a hotel stay in Auckland.

Your holiday begins in Auckland with a one-night stay at the four-star Crowne Plaza Auckland. Explore the nearby Viaduct Harbour and vibrant downtown, brimming with eateries and cafés. Next, embark Royal Princess® for a 13-night cruise to Sydney, enjoying sophisticated dining rooms, a choice of pools, and theatres hosting thrilling performances.

Set sail for Lyttleton, where you could explore Christchurch with its beautiful mountain backdrop and multicoloured architecture. Witness Dunedin, the wildlife capital of the country, before scenic cruising through Fiordland National Park, where snow-capped peaks are reflected in mirror-finish waterways. Next, cruise to Hobart to unravel Australia’s colonial past before experiencing the sights and sounds of multicultural Melbourne.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

13 night full-board cruise on board Royal Princess®

Complimentary Hotel Stay

1 night four-star hotel stay in Auckland at the Crowne Plaza Auckland with breakfast

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers
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
Auckland: Hotel Stay

Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, is a vibrant metropolis brimming with stunning harbours, cultural attractions, and a thriving culinary and bar scene. Explore its diverse neighbourhoods, iconic landmarks, and natural beauty for an unforgettable experience.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza Auckland

Day 2
Auckland: Embark Ship

Today you’ll embark the refined Royal Princess® for your beautiful cruise of New Zealand. This luxurious ship’s striking design, diverse dining options, and exceptional entertainment ensure an unforgettable experience at sea.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Royal Princess®

Day 3

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: Royal Princess®

Day 4
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: Royal Princess®

Day 5
Relax At Sea
Day 6

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: Royal Princess®

Day 7

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: Royal Princess®

Day 8
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: Royal Princess®

Days 9 - 10
Relax At Sea
Day 11

Discover pure bliss on Cosmoledo Atoll. With untouched coral reefs, turquoise waters, and pristine white sands, this remote paradise invites you to indulge in a tropical sanctuary of unrivaled beauty and serenity.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Royal Princess®

Day 12
Relax At Sea
Day 13

Experience the dynamic allure of Melbourne, Victoria’s cultural capital. Immerse yourself in a vibrant arts scene, indulge in world-class cuisine, and explore hidden laneways. Let Melbourne’s energy and creativity ignite your passion for discovery.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Royal Princess®

Day 14
Relax At Sea
Day 13
Sydney: Disembark Ship

Today you’ll disembark the ship, your cruise complete.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Royal Princess®

This stunning cruise ship will journey you across the ocean in style to a variety of captivating, must-not-miss destinations around the world.

From the moment you step on board, you’ll receive a warm and inviting welcome from the friendly and attentive crew, providing you with an experience that truly is your home away from home.

With an array of accommodation options to choose from, you can travel with comfort, ease, and wonder. Speaking of the latter, breathtaking views are available from the glass walkway extending over the edge of the ship, known as the SeaWalk.

With enthralling entertainment to absorb yourself in, Royal Princess® offers Broadway-style shows in the Princess Theatre, as well as movies quite literally under the stars. Royal Princess provides a variety of attractions and leisure facilities to delight in at every stage of your voyage.

  • Occupancy 3560
  • Tonnage 142,229 tons
  • Length 1,083 ft (330.00 m)

Life on Board Royal Princess®

As a guest on board Royal Princess®, you can expect an unmatched international cruise experience, with amenities, activities, and attractions to suit your every whim and preference.


The vast and tastefully selected range of dining options on board Royal Princess®, means there will be something to satisfy your taste buds at every stage of your cruise.


  • Allegro Dining Room
  • Concerto Dining Room
  • Symphony Dining Room
  • Alfredo’s Pizzeria
  • Crown Grill
  • Gelato
  • Horizon Court
  • International Café
  • Ocean Terrace Seafood Bar
  • Prego Pizzeria
  • Sabatini’s
  • The Pastry Shop
  • Trident Grill

Bars & Lounges:

  • Good Spirits at Sea
  • Vines
  • Bellini’s
  • Churchill’s Cigar Lounge
  • Crooners
  • Wheelhouse Pub
  • Princess Live
  • SeaView Bar
  • Mermaid’s Tail
  • Outrigger Bar
  • Retreat Pool Bar
  • Vista Lounge
  • Club 6
  • Concierge Lounge for Suite passengers


Life on board Royal Princess® means never running out of captivating and stimulating things to do. Facilities available for discerning travellers’ enjoyment on this Royal-class ship include:

  • Shops
  • Swimming pools and hot tubs
  • Lotus Spa
  • Fitness Centre


Royal Princess® is a cruise ship with very few equals, whether with regard to sheer luxury, or the wealth of entertainment options on offer to guests.

  • Watercolor Fantasy Show
  • Broadway-style musical shows
  • Live music
  • Princess Theatre
  • Movies Under the Stars®

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Cabins & Suites

Unsurprisingly, Royal Princess® presents an abundance of luxurious accommodation options – but even by this ship’s remarkable standards, many of those options have spare capacity to delight and surprise.

Interior Prices from $2,699pp

Interior cabins are the most affordable stateroom available for Royal Princess®. However, this doesn’t prevent them from representing an excellent option for a luxury cruise ship holiday, with perks such as the below:

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk and chair
  • Queen bed or twin beds
  • Digital safe
  • Bathroom with shower
  • 24-hour room service
Cruise Code: AUS7458
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balcony Prices from $3,299pp

The sleekly styled Balcony cabin presents you with the indulgence of a balcony, and superior space to an Interior room. You will have your very own private outdoor space to enjoy, complete with a table, two chairs, and a view like no other.

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk and chair
  • Queen bed or twin beds
  • Digital safe
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Balcony with two chairs and a table
  • 24-hour room service
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Mini-Suite Prices from $4,299pp

A Mini-Suite offers continually captivating ocean views, plus extra space compared to a Balcony stateroom. These qualities could make this stateroom just the thing if you’re on holiday with your family or as part of a group.

  • Two televisions
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk and chair
  • Queen bed or twin beds
  • Digital safe
  • Bathroom with bathtub and shower head
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Balcony with two to four chairs, an ottoman, and a table
  • Separate sitting area
  • Sofa bed
  • 24-hour room service
Cruise Code: AUS7458
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Your Hotel Stay


Included Hotel

Crowne Plaza Auckland, an IHG Hotel (Or Similar)

Crowne Plaza Auckland stands as a modern urban retreat in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand. Boasting comfortable accommodations, stunning city views, and convenient access to major attractions, this hotel caters to both business and leisure travellers. With stylish rooms, a fitness centre, and on-site dining options, guests can experience comfort and convenience. Its central location offers easy exploration of Viaduct Harbour, Sky Tower, and the vibrant downtown area, making it an ideal base for Auckland adventures.

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