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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Crown Princess®
  • Duration 17 NIGHTS
  • Departure 10 December 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Rail
  • Cruise code AUS7478

Experience Christmas on board the Indian Pacific

Limited to only 20 cabins

Just launched for 2025

Experience the magic of the festive season on this exceptional rail and sail adventure across Australia, with a fabulous cruise and all-inclusive Indian Pacific rail journey.

In Fremantle, embark the gleaming Crown Princess® which features all of Princess Cruises’ traditionally regal refinements and modern touches. Over 11 nights, you’ll explore a variety of destinations across Southern Australia, highlights of which include Albany, Melbourne, and Hobart. Your cruise ends in Sydney where you’ll disembark for a hotel stay.

For the next part of your adventure, you’ll board the magnificent Indian Pacific for your festive transcontinental voyage. Encased in luxury, celebrate Christmas with all-inclusive dining, relax in your private cabin and delight in Off Train Experiences as you steam across the country along the world’s longest straight stretch of railway, before alighting in Perth.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

11 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

Off Train Experiences in Adelaide and surrounds, Cook, Rawlinna and Perth

Hotel Stay

3 night four-star hotel stay in Sydney at the Mercure Sydney with breakfast

All 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.
*Prices based on Gold Single cabin.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fremantle: Embark Ship

Embark the elegant Crown Princess® and discover one of the leading ships in the Princess fleet, offering exhilarating entertainment, superb dining, and plenty of opportunities to relax and pamper yourself at sea.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 2
Busselton

Experience the laid-back charm of Busselton, Western Australia. With its iconic jetty, turquoise waters, and coastal beauty, it’s a destination that invites you to relax, unwind, and soak in the Australian beach lifestyle.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 3
Albany

Uncover the enchantment of Albany, located in Western Australia. With its rugged coastlines and ancient forests, this coastal gem promises awe-inspiring beauty. Let Albany’s natural wonders ignite your spirit of adventure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Days 4 - 5
Relax At Sea
Day 6
Adelaide

Adelaide, a vibrant Australian city, boasts a blend of cultural charm and modern liveliness. From its lush parks, diverse cuisine, and artsy atmosphere to a rich heritage, Adelaide offers an enriching urban experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 7
Relax At Sea
Day 8
Melbourne

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: Crown Princess®

Day 9
Relax At Sea
Day 10
Hobart

With its maritime allure, cultural festivals, and access to wilderness wonders like Bruny Island, Hobart offers an unforgettable blend of urban delights and pristine landscapes, including the Southern Hemisphere’s oldest botanical garden.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Crown Princess®

Day 11
Relax At Sea
Days 12 - 14
Sydney: Disembark Ship & Hotel Stay

Today you’ll disembark in Sydney for a hotel stay. The vibrant city captivates with its iconic landmarks and cosmopolitan atmosphere. The Sydney Opera House stands as a symbol of architectural brilliance, while Sydney Harbour Bridge offers breathtaking views.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Mercure Sydney

Day 15
Sydney: Board the Indian Pacific

Prepare for a true journey of contrasts, from the heights of the majestic Blue Mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor Plain. As evening falls, savour a regionally inspired dinner paired with all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 16
Adelaide

Enjoy a delicious lunch on board as the train continues its journey towards the ancient Flinders Ranges. In Adelaide, you’ll have the option to embark on a city tour or venture to the breathtaking Adelaide Hills.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 17
Nullarbor Plain

Today, you’ll travel along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. En route, you’ll step off the train for a short stop in the remote city of Cook before travelling further west to explore Rawlinna.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 18
Perth: Alight the Indian Pacific & Travel Home

The Avon Valley beckons you this morning – the mild skies and cool green vales of this picturesque part of the world will truly delight. Arrive at cosmopolitan Perth after lunch, and alight for your journey home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Crown Princess®

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.

Impeccably designed and impressive in size, you’ll enjoy an intimate feel while relishing the luxury of choice that bigger cruise ships such as Crown Princess® offer so well. With options aplenty your time on board will prove to be a destination in itself. Savour extensive outdoor spaces punctuated by glistening pools, inviting hot tubs, and welcoming bars, watch a film under the stars with Princess Cruises’ famous Movies Under the Stars or indulge in decadent spa treatment.

  • Occupancy 3080
  • Tonnage 113,561 tons
  • Length 951 ft (290.00 m)

Life on Board Crown Princess®

Beautifully designed and with all the modern cruise facilities you could possibly want, this is a fabulous ship for passengers that appreciate high quality amenities and first-class service.

dining

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

  • Dine My Way℠
  • Chocolate Journeys℠
  • International Café
  • Horizon Court
  • Slice Pizzeria
  • Coffee & Cones
  • The Salty Dog Grill
  • Crown Grill℠*
  • Sabatini’s℠ Italian Trattoria*
  • The Salty Dog Gastropub*
  • Chef’s Table Experience*
  • Ultimate Balcony Dining*

*Specialty dining at a supplement.

Bars and Lounges

  • Good Spirits At Sea
  • Explorers Lounge
  • Crooners Bar
  • Speakeasy Cigar Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Horizon Court Bar
  • Vines Wine Bar
  • Adagio Bar
  • Mix Bar
  • Club Fusion

Facilities

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.

  • Sport Court
  • The Piazza
  • Art Gallery
  • Freshwater pools & hot tubs
  • The Shops of Princess
  • Fitness Center
  • Salon
  • Jogging Track
  • Internet Café
  • The Sanctuary
  • Planetarium Studio

entertainment

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

  • Adagio
  • Club Fusion
  • Internet Café
  • Princess Theater
  • Movies Under the Stars™
  • Gatsby’s Casino
  • Skywakers Nightclub
  • THE MIX
  • Video Arcade
  • Youth Centre

Indian Pacific

Part of Journey Beyond, the Indian Pacific travels across the breadth of southern Australia in incomparable style. Its storied journey follows in the footsteps of bush pioneers, gold rush greed, and famous adventurers who forged to discover the barren natural beauty of Australia’s famously unforgiving outback. Throughout, there are a variety Off Train Experiences to enjoy depending on which route you choose, including visits to Adelaide and her surroundings, the Blue Mountains, and Kalgoorlie so you can stretch your legs and explore the most remote corners of this inhospitable yet intensely welcoming land.

Off Train Experiences are specific to your individual itinerary and will vary depending on the direction and duration of travel. Each stop offers a unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this vast and diverse continent, for specific details on your journey, please consult your holiday itinerary.

Life on board the Indian Pacific

From exquisite fine dining to cosy cabins and sophisticated lounges, spend your days on board doing as much or as little as you like.

Gold Service

Each Indian Pacific Gold Service carriage houses nine Twin cabins or 16 Single cabins. During the day, Twin cabins offer a three-seater lounge with space to relax, which is transformed into upper and lower berths at night. Your attendant will provide you with crisp sheets, bath towels, pillows, and complimentary bath amenities. Single cabins have a lounge chair and footrest, which is converted to a level sleeping berth at night, a wash basin, and use of shared toilets and showers located at either end of the carriage. A limited number of Superior Double cabins are available, with a third upper bunk, a three-quarter size bed and lounge area.

  • For Gold Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • For Gold Single, a compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day and shared shower/toilet facilities
  • Power outlets
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All-inclusive Off-Train Experiences
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest

Platinum Service

Discerning travellers who enjoy the finest things in life will appreciate an upgrade to Platinum Service, where discreet, personalised touches ensure your whole journey is world class from start to finish, including unparalleled dining and accompanying wines, plus Bollinger champagne. Also included is Australian-made bath amenities, a nightcap at turndown, and access to the Platinum Club, where you can relax amid quartzite tables, leather banquette seating and brass fittings. Depending on where you’re headed, private transfers are also included.

Platinum Service cabins have double beds, which can be arranged as a double or twin, and are set up as a lounge with a moveable table and two armchairs during the day. There is a full en suite bathroom with shower, and the décor is distinctly Australian in style.

  • All-inclusive dining, beverages, and Off-Train Experiences
  • Spacious cabin almost twice the size of a Gold Service Twin cabin
  • By day, cabins are set up lounge-style
  • By night, lounges are converted to double or twin beds
  • En suite with separate shower, vanity with cupboard space, toilet, and Australian bathroom amenities
  • Power outlets and safe
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary
  • Panoramic windows
  • Access to the exclusive Platinum Club
  • Freshly prepared continental breakfasts served upon request in-cabin
  • Refreshments served in-cabin
  • 90 kg checked luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30 kg each).

Off-Train Experiences

Experience the diverse landscapes and cultures of Australia aboard the Indian Pacific, which operates a range of itineraries primarily between Sydney and Perth. Along the way, embark on unforgettable off-train adventures in vibrant Australian locations. Explore the cultural richness and culinary delights of the Adelaide area, and witness the stark beauty of the outback in Cook. Dive into the historic mining town of Kalgoorlie and marvel at the breathtaking natural beauty of the Blue Mountains.

Off-Train Experiences are specific to your individual itinerary and will vary depending on the direction and duration of travel. Each stop offers a unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this vast and diverse continent, for specific details on your journey, please consult your holiday itinerary.

For prices please select your departure airport

Cabins & Suites

From the moment you step on board, you’ll feel welcomed and right at home. And with attentive service from friendly staff, you’ll find your Crown Princess® accommodation truly is your home away from home.

Interior Prices from $7,999pp

These staterooms are the perfect place to recharge. Featuring Queen or Twin beds, you’ll delight in comfortable accommodation with all essential amenities.

  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
Cruise Code: AUS7478
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Oceanview Prices from $8,999pp

A room with a view. Enjoy the added benefit of a view of the ocean from either a picture window or porthole that brings in natural light.

  • A spacious picture window
  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
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balcony Prices from $10,499pp

This impressive stateroom offers the added indulgence of a balcony and a distinct spaciousness. Enjoy your own private outdoor space affording relaxing views.

  • Balcony with two chairs and table
  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe
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Mini-Suite Prices from $11,999pp

Choose a luxurious Mini-Suite with balcony* which is substantially larger than a Balcony stateroom and receive a complimentary welcome glass of bubbly. Mini-Suites include a separate sitting area with sofa bed and two flat-panel televisions. For families or groups needing a little extra space, Mini-Suites offer an appealing and affordable option.

  • Balcony with two-four chairs, table, ottoman*
  • Private bathroom with tub and massage shower head
  • Separate sitting area with sofa bed and coffee table
  • Complimentary welcome glass of bubbly on embarkation day
  • Luxury mattress topper and pillows
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Comfortable Queen or Twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe

*Some suites have windows rather than balconies (labelled Mini-Suite No Balcony)

Cruise Code: AUS7478
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Your Hotel Stay

Sydney

Included Hotel

Mercure Sydney (Or Similar)

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.

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