Princess Cruises will redeploy the biggest ever cruise ship to be based in Western Australia from 1 May, 2020. The award-winning 2670-guest Sapphire Princess will arrive six months earlier than planned in Perth (Fremantle) to commence a 117-day deployment.
Princess’ commitment to domestic tourism will see a visitor surge to West Australian ports with a record number of itineraries on offer in and around the state. The cruise line has added 27 new voyages to and from Perth (Fremantle) as part of its Greatest Hitsprogram, injecting close to $42 million dollars into the state’s economy.
The Sapphire Princess will commence a year-long program and will include 171 port calls including an inaugural Australia circumnavigation voyage sailing Adelaide roundtrip with similar options from Fremantle and Sydney and 19 maiden calls along Western Australia’s coast including Geraldton and Exmouth.
Sapphire Princess’ program will include seven maiden calls along Western Australia’s coast with visits to Albany, Broome, Exmouth, Geraldton, Kimberley Coast (scenic cruising), Busselton (Margaret River) and Perth (Fremantle). The range of itineraries will also include visits to cruise ports coinciding with key events including an opportunity to witness the staircase to the moonphenomenon in Broome, highlighting the best of Western Australia.
The ship will arrive into Perth (Fremantle) on 1 May, following a multi-million dollar refurbishment and will receive the new MedallionNet feature offering guests the best Wi-Fi at sea. Guests will be able to share their cruise experiences with friends and family back home and around the world, with MedallionNet offering unprecedented connectivity that’s fast, unlimited, reliable and affordable.
Highlights of the program include a three-night West Australia Getaway roundtrip sailing from Perth (Fremantle) and calling into Margaret River (Busselton). A 10-night Coral Coast voyage sailing from Perth (Fremantle), visiting West Australia’s coastal destinations such as Broom, Geraldton and Exmouth.
Returning favourites include a 17-night Northern Explorer between Perth (Fremantle) and Sydney visiting destinations such as Geraldton and Cairns.
On 6 August, 2020 Sapphire Princess will depart Fremantle for a four-night return cruise to Busselton and Albany.
Thanks to Princess Cruises, Kings Tours and Travel and Have a Go News, one lucky reader will have the chance to win a twin share balcony cabin on board the cruise to Albany departing on 6 August, 2020 along with $200 onboard ship credit. Total value of the prize is $1438.
Terms and Conditions – prize is not exchangeable for cash or another cruise and must be taken by the winner on 6 August 2020 departing from Perth (Fremantle). Prize includes accommodation in balcony twin share cabin, all shipboard meals (excluding specialty dining) all port and government charges. Prize also includes a $200 onboard credit. Total value is $1438. Prize is not transferrable to another person. Entrants will receive promotional material from Kings Tours and Travel. Competition closes 15 May 2020 and prize is drawn on 30 May 2020.
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