Embark on a thrilling Princess cruise of Australia’s Top End, embrace a hotel stay in Sydney, and experience the ultimate rail adventure on board the Indian Pacific.

Your adventure begins in Perth, where you’ll greet Crown Princess® and settle into your well-appointed cabin. Indulge in the luxurious amenities and impeccable service offered by this esteemed vessel, guaranteeing an unforgettable and immersive journey across the length of Australia.

Explore the coastal allure of Geraldton, revel in the rugged allure of Broome, and stroll along the seemingly endless sands of Cable Beach. Enjoy days of scenic cruising through the island-strewn inlets of Yampi Sound and breathtaking Kimberley Coast. Witness the awe-inspiring marvel of the Horizontal Falls.

Step ashore eclectic Darwin, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, tropical Cairns, the remote and enchanting Willis Island, and bustling Brisbane. Disembarking in Sydney, embrace a hotel night before stepping on board Indian Pacific for the fantastic, all-inclusive voyage back to Perth. Relish off-train experiences on this quintessential Aussie adventure, and enjoy the shifting landscape’s rugged beauty from your sleeper carriage.



Indulge in sumptuous cuisine, premium wines and warm camaraderie in the elegant dining carriages. Regionally-inspired and innovative menus that highlight local specialities and freshest ingredients are accompanied by all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.



The moment you step into your beautifully appointed cabin you’ll be immersed into a world of romance that epitomises rail travel. Your attendant will provide you with crisp sheets, bath towels, pillows and complimentary bath amenities.



During the day, relish all-inclusive off-train adventures and short stops to experience authentic Australian scenery and culture that extends to discovering Broken Hill, Adelaide and Cook.

Embark on an extraordinary coast-to-coast transcontinental journey from Sydney to Perth

Operated by Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, this iconic train voyage takes you across the vast and captivating landscapes of southern Australia in unparalleled style. Following the historic routes of bush pioneers, gold rush seekers, and intrepid explorers, the Indian Pacific unveils the rugged beauty of the outback. Immerse yourself in the rich history and awe-inspiring sights as you traverse the continent, experiencing the grandeur of Australia's diverse landscapes and the spirit of adventure that shaped the nation. This is a truly remarkable journey that will leave you with memories to cherish forever.


The Crown Princess® Experience

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.


Food and Drink

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



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.



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

Your 21 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

3 May 2025

Embark Crown Princess® in Perth to begin your cruise of Australia’s Top End

Today, you’ll embark the elegant Crown Princess® in Perth. On board, you’ll find all the features you’d expect from one of the leading ships in the Princess fleet, including an exhilarating mix of activities and entertainment, superb dining, and plenty of opportunities to relax and pamper yourself during your time on board.

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Day 2

4 May 2025

Arriving in Geraldton, explore Australia’s maritime past and soak up the sun on pristine beaches

The Western Australian coastal city of Geraldton boasts pristine beaches and a rich maritime history. Its stunning coastline offers opportunities for swimming, snorkelling, and fishing, while the captivating HMAS Sydney II Memorial serves as a poignant reminder of the region's wartime past. With its vibrant cultural scene, highlighted by art galleries and museums, and a bustling café culture, Geraldton presents an inviting blend of natural beauty and urban charm on the Coral Coast.

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Days 3 - 4

5 - 6 May 2025

Experience a world of dining delights as you relish two days at sea

Dining is a pleasure on board Crown Princess®, with high quality, creative cuisine available in a range of fantastic restaurants. The prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society has been so impressed by the creative and expert Princess chefs that it has accepted the entire fleet into its membership.

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Day 5

7 May 2025

Marvel at the white expanse of Cable Beach, and delve into Broome’s indigenous heritage

Step ashore in Western Australia as you arrive in Broome, an enchanting town that captivates visitors with its unique blend of beauty and heritage. Explore the iconic Cable Beach, renowned for its pristine white sands and spectacular sunsets. Immerse yourself in the town's vibrant multicultural atmosphere, reflected in its diverse culinary scene and lively markets. Delve into the region's pearling history at the historic Chinatown, or discover the ancient Indigenous culture through guided tours and Aboriginal art galleries.

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Day 6

8 May 2025

The tranquil waters and island strewn inlets of Yampi Sound call for a new day of scenic cruising

Embark on a mesmerising journey through Yampi Sound, a picturesque waterway nestled within Western Australia's Kimberley region. Delight in the tranquil serenity and untouched beauty of this coastal paradise, surrounded by towering red cliffs and lush greenery. Traverse the glistening turquoise waters, discovering hidden coves and pristine beaches along the rugged coastline. Immerse yourself in the region's rich biodiversity, from diverse marine life to vibrant bird species, as you bask in the captivating allure of this remote and unspoiled natural haven.

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Day 7

9 May 2025

Witness Horizontal Falls during a day of scenic cruising on the Kimberley Coast

Rugged cliffs, pristine beaches and striking red-rock formations characterise the stunning Kimberley Coast. Embark on a scenic cruise through this remote and untouched wilderness, where cascading waterfalls, ancient Aboriginal rock art dot the coast. Traverse the stunning landscapes and secluded bays, offering a captivating glimpse into Australia's natural wonders. Experience the awe-inspiring phenomenon of the Horizontal Falls, a majestic tidal phenomenon that gives the illusion of a horizontal waterfall as the sea gushes through a pair of narrow gauges.

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Day 8

10 May 2025

Do as much or as little as you like with a day on the ocean waves

You can take life at your own pace on board the Crown Princess®, with an array of fantastic facilities for those who want to lounge and laze, or for guests who like to be more active and adventurous. From pools, hot tubs, and an adult-only sanctuary to the putting course, jogging track, and Scholarship@Sea enrichment programme, you’re sure to find the perfect activity to match your mood.

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Day 9

11 May 2025

Darwin is a vibrant and captivating destination that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and a laid-back tropical atmosphere

Nestled on the Timor Sea, Darwin is renowned for its stunning sunsets, pristine beaches, and lush parks. Explore the city's rich history at the Darwin Museum and Art Gallery, or immerse yourself in vibrant local markets, where you can sample delicious cuisine and discover unique arts and crafts. For nature enthusiasts, a visit to Kakadu National Park is a must, with its breathtaking landscapes, ancient rock art, and abundant wildlife.

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Days 10 - 12

12 - 14 May 2025

Lose yourself in a dazzling world of on-board entertainment

Delight in a selection of fabulous on-board entertainment options featuring Princess Cruises’ renowned world-class entertainers, original musicals, and signature Movies Under the Stars® showings at the exclusive open-air poolside amphitheatre.

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Day 13

15 May 2025

Cairns, a tropical gem in Far North Queensland, is a playground for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike

Surrounded by the UNESCO-listed wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, it's a haven for snorkelers, divers, and explorers. The city's lively Esplanade buzzes with markets, waterfront eateries, and cultural events, while nearby Kuranda offers an enchanting rainforest retreat. From adrenaline-pumping activities to serene moments at Palm Cove's pristine beaches, Cairns is a harmonious blend of natural beauty and thrilling escapades, captivating all who venture into its captivating embrace.

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Day 14

16 May 2025

Call at the Coral Sea’s only inhabited island, Willis Island, and discover its essential role in weather forecasting

The remote Willis Island is the only inhabited island in the Coral Sea, and home to a thriving marine ecosystem. Encounter a thriving underwater realm, explore the bijou island’s sweeping shores, and learn about its crucial role as a weather observation station and meteorological research centre. Willis Island is a hidden gem for nature enthusiasts and those seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience in the heart of the Coral Sea.

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Day 15

17 May 2025

Sail out to sea once more and embrace your ships spectacular services

Impeccably designed and impressive in size, Crown Princess® has far more to offer than might be obvious at first glance. In the Video Arcade, embrace the thrills of classic arcade games, or try your luck at the tables of Gatsby’s Casino. When the evening falls, treat yourself to a cocktail at The Mix.

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Day 16

18 May 2025

With a welcoming atmosphere, diverse culinary scene, and ample entertainment, Brisbane invites visitors to uncover its multifaceted allure

Brisbane, Australia's vibrant riverfront capital, exudes a relaxed charm. Its blend of modern architecture and historic landmarks create an enchanting urban backdrop. Cultural precincts like South Bank boast museums and galleries, while the botanical gardens and Kangaroo Point offer serene escapes. The bustling Queen Street Mall satisfies shopping cravings, and the Story Bridge adventure appeals to thrill-seekers. Brisbane's subtropical climate encourages outdoor exploration, whether along the river or in nearby Moreton Bay.

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Day 17

19 May 2025

Continue your cruise on board Crown Princess® and relish the fantastic at-sea facilities

The rear decks of Crown Princess® is a stunning sight to behold, offering seven tiers of fabulous outdoor entertainment, from swimming pools and sun loungers to mini golf and a running track.

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Day 18

20 May 2025

Disembarking in Sydney, you’ll enjoy a one-night hotel stay ahead of your rail adventure

Sydney, the vibrant capital of New South Wales, Australia, is a city that captivates with its iconic landmarks, stunning harbour, and cosmopolitan atmosphere. The Sydney Opera House stands as a symbol of architectural brilliance, while the Sydney Harbour Bridge offers breathtaking views. Bondi Beach beckons with its golden sands and surf culture, while the Royal Botanic Garden provides a serene escape in the heart of the city.

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Day 19

21 May 2025

Today you’ll join the iconic Indian Pacific for your all-inclusive rail journey to Perth

Prepare for a remarkable journey of contrasts, from the breathtaking Blue Mountains to the vast Nullarbor Plain, and from bustling cities to charming ghost towns. As you traverse ever-changing landscapes, immerse yourself in the on-board comforts or relax in your cosy cabin. Indulge in a regionally inspired dinner with complimentary fine wines and beverages, and unwind in the lounge with a nightcap as the evening settles in.

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Day 20

22 May 2025

Enjoy a series of Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill and Adelaide

In the morning, the Indian Pacific train will bring you to the captivating 'Silver City' of Broken Hill, an iconic Outback destination. Step off the train for a morning of Off Train experiences, where you can delve into the rich mining history and vibrant artistic culture of this unique town. Enjoy a delicious lunch back on board as the train continues its journey towards the southern edge of the ancient Flinders Ranges. As the afternoon unfolds, you'll arrive in the vibrant city of Adelaide, where you'll have the option to embark on a city tour or venture to the breathtaking Adelaide Hills, known for its culinary delights and the charming town of Hahndorf.

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Day 21

23 May 2025

Soak up the spectacular views of the vast Nullarbor Plain

As the sun rises, you'll find yourself surrounded by the vast and captivating Nullarbor Plain. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board as the train glides along the world's longest stretch of straight railway track. Later, the train will make a brief stop in Cook, once a thriving railway community but now a ghost town that truly embodies the notion of being in the "middle of nowhere." Take a moment to contemplate the ever-changing landscapes of your journey and embrace the warm hospitality of the Outback Explorer Lounge as you approach the western edge of Australia.

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Day 22

24 May 2025

Arriving in Perth, your adventure glides to a halt. Here, you’ll disembark before beginning your journey home

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 concludes, and it is now time to make your way home.

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Your Hotel Stay


Mercure Sydney

The Mercure Sydney is a stylish and contemporary hotel in the heart of Sydney. With its prime location, it offers easy access to major attractions like Darling Harbour, the Sydney Opera House, and the iconic Harbour Bridge. The hotel features modern rooms, equipped with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. Enjoy delicious dining options at the on-site restaurant, relax at the rooftop pool, and stay fit at the fitness centre.

Your Holiday Summary


Full-Board Cruise

  • 17 night full-board cruise on board Crown Princess®

All-Inclusive Rail Journey

  • 3 night all-inclusive rail journey on board the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth with all meals, fine wines, and beverages included
  • Off train experiences in Kalgoorlie, Cook, Adelaide, Broken Hill and Blue Mountains (optional)

Your Hotel Stay

  • 1 night four-star stay in Sydney at the Mercure Sydney with breakfast

Taxes & Transfers



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Duration: 21 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Perth, Geraldton, Broome, Yampi Sound (scenic cruising), Kimberley Coast (scenic cruising), Darwin, Cairns, Willis Island, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

1800 958 405

and Quote Holiday Code: AUS2267