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North America Cruise

112 nights
19 Jan 2023
Island Princess
Cruise Only
Prices from

£14,684

Quote Cruise Reference: PRVH6

What's Included

  • Full Board cruising – Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks. Available in Buffet & Main restaurants, also the Princess pizzeria
  • Entertainment – Broadway-style productions in the theatre, movies under the stars & The Atrium; stop by anytime, day or night, to find musicians, acrobats, food carvers and a variety of other performers
  • Swimming pools, Hot tubs & Sports Courts available for all and The Sanctuary * Adults only retreat
  • Spa & Wellness* –The Lotus Spa & Fitness Centre with fully equipped gym & fitness classes
  • Family Friendly ship including Discovery at Sea, Wii family tournaments, The Voice of the Ocean & age specific kids clubs
  • Specialty Restaurants * – Includes Bayou café & Steakhouse and Sabatini’s Italian voted one of the ‘Best Cruise Ship Specialty Restaurants’ at sea

*Available for a supplement

Your Itinerary

You can lounge and laze or enjoy active nights and days on a cruise to some of the world’s most spectacular destinations on the beautiful Island Princess. With serene and elegant spaces to relax and enjoy some quality quiet time, as well as great activities and entertainment for all ages, this ship is an excellent choice for either a romantic getaway or a fantastic family holiday. Flexible dining options let you enjoy fine cuisine in the convivial, set-time cruise tradition with your fellow passengers – or at a time of your choosing. Speciality restaurants and casual eateries give even greater choice on this stunning ship.

Honolulu has it all. Here you’ll find everything from historic landmarks and treasured monuments to world-class shopping and a flourishing arts and culture scene. Honolulu spreads throughout the south eastern shores of Oahu, from Pearl Harbour to the world famous Waikiki, once a playground for the Hawaiian royalty.

Papeete harbour is full of hustle and bustle surrounded by a mass of crystal water and sandy white beaches. Tahiti has a bustling, vibrant feeling with markets lining the streets, colourful boulevard and numerous sidewalk café. Neighbouring Tahiti Iti is home to a few villages and small beaches offering trips to view stunning waterfalls, archaeological sites and caves and beautiful scenery.

Bora Bora is surrounded by glistening white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and stunning mountainous landscape. This island is renowned for hosting many celebrities over the years because it really is a piece of paradise. The lagoon is three times the size of the island and is home to an abundance of beautiful marine life. You can hire bikes and circle the whole island taking in the breathtaking views and tropical wildlife.

Dramatic mountain peaks surround the deep blue waters of Pago Pago. The town is rich in history and culture filled with historic buildings and museums. Visit the Baroque Torre de Clerigos, the Roman Cedofeita Church and the home of the Navigator, Prince Henry for an insight into this ports historic beauty and to soak up some of the culture on offer. The shops offer a wide range of independent and boutique shops as well as top designers.

The Bay of Islands are a collection of holiday islands set in tranquil waters and on a backdrop of beautiful green landscape. The turquoise waters surrounding these islands are teeming with dolphins and other forms of marine life and trips can be made to swim with these wild animals. Walks to Haruru Falls will allow you scenic views of the cascading water.

Auckland, based around 2 large harbours, is a major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. In the centre, the iconic Sky Tower has views of Viaduct Harbour, which is full of superyachts and lined with bars and cafes.

Tauranga is one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing cities. The Bay of Plenty coastline has miles of golden beaches to enjoy. Explore the beautiful natural landscape in one of the many parks, and try your hand at mountain biking or white water rafting. If you prefer a more laid-back holiday, spend a relaxing day dolphin-watching.

Picton harbour is surrounded by beautiful views, palm tree lined promenades and native bush wildlife. The stunning Marlborough Sounds area can be accessed by boats and offers fishing trips and picturesque secluded bays. Queen Charlotte Sound is ideal for water sports including kayaking, diving, hiking, cycling, fishing or just taking a scenic trip and admiring some of New Zealand’s most incredible natural areas. A boat trip around the picturesque harbour offers the opportunity to swim with dolphins.

The capital of New Zealand has a lively culture and arts scene. Home of New Zealand’s film industry, it has earned itself the title ‘Wellywood’ in recent years. There are plenty of top-quality restaurants, cafés, bars, galleries, shops and theatres to find, with attractive Victorian architecture to feast your eyes on too.

Located on New Zealand’s North Island, New Plymouth lies on the west coast with the dramatic and often snow-capped Mount Taranaki in the background. Explore a stretch of the 13km coastal walkway from Bell Block to Port Taranaki and take in the local beaches. Discover contemporary exhibitions at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and the flora at Botanical Gardens of Pukekura Park. Stop by Dawson Falls waterfall, located in Egmont National Park.

Sydney, the striking sights of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge will welcome you with open arms. As Australia's most cosmopolitan city, you can expect breathtaking energy as you roam the bustling streets, exploring the sights of this spectacular destination. Admire the captivating works at the Museum of Contemporary Art, star gaze from the planetarium in Sydney's Observatory or amble through the beautiful greenery of The Royal Botanic Garden.

Moreton Island lies just off the coast of south Queensland in the Coral Sea. Snorkel the Moreton Island shipwrecks with a guide. Adrenaline junkies will want to try sand tobogganing. Visit Cape Moreton Lighthouse – the first lighthouse built in Queensland. From the Cape, spot migrating whales, plus dolphins, manta rays, turtles and sharks. Take a swim in the Blue Lagoon or try scuba diving at Flinders Reef.

Perched on a lush peninsula at Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach is a popular starting point for trips to the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands. Swim in the man-made lagoon, visit one of the many local pubs or restaurants or for those looking for a little more adventure, why not try the Whitsunday Crocodile Safari.

Known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is a tropical city in North Queensland. Experience the world’s largest reef system with a tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park to learn about indigenous Aboriginals. Take the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for unrivalled views of the lush landscape below and mingle with locals and sample fresh produce at Rusty’s Market.

This small but cosmopolitan city has a thriving art scene with eccentric festivals throughout the year. Explore the busy markets for food, music and culture, or get active with rugby, cricket, basketball and Aussie-rules football. Relax in the restaurants and pubs, or sunbathe at the beautiful Casuarina Beach.

The National Park in Komodo was designed to protect the native Komodo dragon. Explore the beautiful uninhabited islands surrounding Komodo by sea kayak, or discover the pristine coral reefs by diving or snorkelling. The white sandy beaches are the ideal place to relax and admire the remote and rugged landscape around.

Welcome to Singapore, where sacred Buddhist and Hindu temples sit in the shadows of sleek, futuristic architecture and the world-renowned street food offers a spectrum of flavours to tantalise every palate. Don’t forget to try the chilli crab, its national dish. It’s also home to the famous colonial-style Raffles Hotel, where the Singapore Sling cocktail was invented, as well as the spectacular Gardens By The Bay. It’s truly a city that never fails to impress.

Magnificent beaches, mystical folklore and jungle-covered hills make Langkawi one of Malaysia’s most popular tropical destinations. Pulau Langkawi is the largest island and is home to Kuah, the main town which is great for a spot of duty-free shopping and nearby you can make your way to Mahsuri’s Mausoleum – a shine erected in honour of Mahsuri, a beautiful maiden who was unjustly accused of adultery.

Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and offers a huge range of tours to help you discover the region. Go trekking in Khao Sok National Park, explore Phang Nga Bay’s dazzling limestone scenery by canoe, try snorkelling, or visit Phuket’s rubber and coconut plantations.

Sri Lanka conjures up the exotic and the mysterious, and here you could choose from a diverse range of activities, from exploring the temples of the Sinhalese Kingdom or taking a guided tour of an Elephant orphanage. You could also take look at the Pettah Bazaar where you can buy almost anything and everything!

Dubai is known as an adult’s playground, with an ever-growing list of dazzling attractions to complement its year-round sunshine and swathes of golden beaches. Head to the top of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and see the carefully choreographed dancing fountains below. They’re beautifully lit in the evenings. There’s also maze-like souks wreathed in the aroma of spices, thrilling waterparks and desert safaris in the rolling dunes beyond the city.

Muscat is one of the Middle East’s oldest cities and is filled with fascinating history, charm and natural beauty. Wandering through Muscat you can enjoy rare glimpses of the rich and opulent cultural heritage of the land. For tourists that come from all over the world, Muscat holds a special charm with its grand forts, parks and museums all of which help to understand the history of Oman.

Aqaba is a vibrant, historical city with dusty, sandy hills and stunning white beaches. Aqaba is full of history and natural beauty and is home to Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This city is 2,200 years old and carved out of the surrounding cliffs. Visit Wadi Rum, an extraordinary desert and mountain region taking you past endless mountains and dunes.

Suez is located in north-eastern Egypt. Historically, Suez has been a pathwayfor Muslim pilgrims travelling to and from Mecca. Suez Canal opened in 1896 and in 1956 drew the world’s attention following the Suez Crisis. Travel west from the port to Cairo - formerly the Egyptian capital of Memphis - gateway to the The Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza.

The largest port in Israel accesses the 5000 year old walled city of Jerusalem. Visit the Holy Sepulchre said to contain a piece of the true cross, relax on the fantastic beaches of the Southern Riviera HaMidrehof, or feel the health benefits of the Dead Sea.

Ephesus the well preserved Roman city which offers an abundance of history and culture. Neighbouring Kusadasi offers many tourist trips for those wanting to see more of the wonders of Turkey. Trips include visiting The House of The Virgin Mary and The Temple of Artemis, one of seven wonders of the ancient world.

Gythion is a small seaside town overlooked by the stunning Mount Koumaros. This town oozes charm with its pastel painted houses, wrought iron brightly painted balconies, whitewashed stair cases and tiny fishing boats floating on the sparkling waters. This town gives you an insight into an unspoiled Greece of 40 years ago. Visit the castle of Mistras, with its elaborate Byzantine frescos, carved throne and majestic cathedrals for unique architectural sights. The Caves of Diros are home to incredible underground lakes and fossils.

Discover the romance of Venice through its enchanting atmosphere, iconic landmarks and intricate architecture. Glide through the labyrinthine canals on a gondola as you admire the remarkable Renaissance palaces that line these timeless waterways. Head to the heart of the city, St. Mark’s Square, home to the impressive St. Mark’s Basilica and marvel at its ornate Byzantine mosaics, or pay a visit to Doge’s Palace – a paragon of Gothic architecture.

Relax in the sun on one of Korčula’s beautiful beaches, or go swimming in a secluded cove. Go cycling around the island to get the best views of its rolling hills and dense forests. Try some unique local dishes in the restaurants and cafés, and explore the walled old town with its beautiful Venetian buildings.

Split is a charming historical town set against the ancient walls of Diocletian’s palace. For beautiful views of the pedestrianised Old Town, walk through the fisherman’s quarter of Varos up the narrow stone steeped streets. You could also visit the Split cathedral and Mestrovic gallery for an insight into the history and architecture of this town.

Kotor is located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site." Visit the Cathedral of St Tryphon, a monument of Roman culture and one of the most recognisable symbols of the city. Pass by several treasures of Kotor’s rich historical heritage in the form of the Church of St Luka from the 13th century, the Prince’s Palace from the 17th century and Napoleon’s Theatre.

Malta is a Mediterranean island of great historical importance influenced by many great empires. The capital fortress city of Valletta, described as an open air museum, is mainly Baroque in character having been built in the 16th century by the Order of St John of Jerusalem. It offers some of Europe’s finest palaces, churches, and works of art. Valletta harbour is surrounded by cream coloured buildings, twisting streets, hillsides beyond, fishing craft and luzzo boats below.

Constanţa is a thriving metropolis and one of the best seaside resorts in Romania. The city offers a historic Old Town, sandy beaches, lively nightlife and some excellent museums. Swim in the Black Sea, visit ancient monuments and remains like the Roman Mosaics, or see the soaring Genoese lighthouse.

Sorrento is a town filled with history, culture and locals with an old culture of hospitality. This is an enchanting town on the gulf of Naples surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views. Churches and historical building also adorn the town. The Cathedral, the Church of Saint Antonio, the Cloister of San Francesco will all give you an insight into this beautiful town’s history and culture. Neighboring towns include Naples, the ruined city of Pompeii.

Rome is often described as being the world’s biggest open air museum - The Vatican's Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, and the Trevi Fountain where a tossed coin promises your return to the Eternal City. Take a walking tour of its many historical landmarks and enjoy the food, the culture, the ambience, and the surrounding scenery. There is no doubt you'll learn the meaning of la dolce vita (the sweet life) when you visit Rome.

The tiny Principality of Monaco has a fairy-tale palace, millionaire ambiance and movie star good looks. Monte Carlo surrounded by yachts bobbing in La Condamine harbour is the jewel in the crown. Sip a Monaco cocktail of grenadine, lemonade and while you soak up the sheer ambiance of the place. Visit the Prince's Palace, the Oceanographic Museum or the ‘must see’ when in Monte Carlo the Grand Casino.

Marseilles is France's second largest city and a virtual melting pot of peoples and cultures with a salty city with a feel and culture all its own. Dominating the harbor is the infamous Chateau d'If, the rocky prison from which Alexandre Dumas' Count of Monte Cristo escaped. Marseille is also your gateway to Provence. Also try the renowned bouillabaisse or tour the lovely towns and vineyards of Provence.

The Catalan capital is one of Spain’s favourite cities. Visit Antoni Gaudi’s inspiring La Sagrada Familia with its ornate spires, explore aromatic food markets full of locally grown cured meats and vegetables or head to the beautiful beaches within walking distance of the city centre. Why not explore the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, which offers a stunning view over the city and houses Spain’s largest collection of Catalan art?

A gateway to so many Andalucian attractions and Costa del Sol resorts, Spanish port of Malaga stands out in its own right as a vibrant destination with its own unique character. Rising high above the city with spectacular views, are the ruins of the 14th century Moorish castle, and Malaga-born Picasso is recognised with a history of the artist’s life at the city’s fascinating Picasso Foundation.

From the city of Bogart and Bergman nestled in the Atlas Mountains take a tour to Rabat, Morocco's serene capital, and to Marrakech, city of souks, storytellers, snake charmers and the famed Koutoubia Minaret. Also don’t forget to see the Hassan II Mosque which is a landmark of the city.

The Arrecife Port is surrounded by picturesque views and natural beauty. Panoramic views from the port take in the islands Montanas del Fuego or Mountains of Fire, a solidified lava mountain range surrounded by dormant volcanoes. The beaches surrounding the port offer white sand, turquoise waters and a range of water sports. Even the shops offer old style architecture, making this a beautiful, historic port to visit.

The city prides itself on being the ‘Venice of America’ with more than 300 miles of navigable waterways. Fort Lauderdale boasts world-class theatres, museums, sightseeing and shopping. The city sits only 24 miles north of Miami, so you can enjoy the sights of South Beach or head further inland to the amazing Everglades and experience the airboat rides skimming the surface of the water.

Cruising the Panama Canal will allow you to explore the beautiful historic man-made Panama Canal, taking you through tropical rainforests and lush green forestry passed an abundance of tropical wildlife; for a truly unforgettable experience.

See the colourful shops, street stalls and bars along the main street, and have a drink with the locals at the pier. Relax in the sun with the refreshing snacks and drinks sold by beach vendors. Visit the Mangrove Forest nearby to see crocodiles, herons and red snappers.

San Juan Del Sur is a charming small fishing town on the edge of white sandy beaches, with spectacular views over the mountains and forests. This town offers an abundance of character seen through the thatched roofed cafes and bars along the beach front. There are easily accessible trips to the cultural city of Granada or the stunning Lake Nicaragua.

Once a small fishing village, Huatulco has grown out of the surrounding jungle and offers visitors sandy white beaches, crystal waters hidden in sparking bays and coves. Huatulco is an area of great natural beauty with fascinating archaeological sites, extreme white water rafting trips, local traditions and charming friendly locals.

Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s liveliest cities, and offers golden beaches and sparkling seas. If you’re feeling more adventurous you can go hiking and mountain biking in the hills, explore the jungle on horseback, go snorkelling and scuba diving, or take a jeep safari. With a lively nightlife too, you won’t be short of things to do.

Life on board Island Princess

Overview

You can lounge and laze or enjoy active nights and days on a cruise to some of the world’s most spectacular destinations on the beautiful Island Princess. With serene and elegant spaces to relax and enjoy some quality quiet time, as well as great activities and entertainment for all ages, this ship is an excellent choice for either a romantic getaway or a fantastic family holiday. Flexible dining options let you enjoy fine cuisine in the convivial, set-time cruise tradition with your fellow passengers – or at a time of your choosing. Speciality restaurants and casual eateries give even greater choice on this stunning ship.

Dining

With Italian at Sabatini’s, New Orleans cuisine at Bayou Café & Steakhouse, succulent shellfish at Crab Shack, “Crafted” dishes by celebrity chef Curtis Stone and Princess’s signature poolside pizza, passengers are spoiled for choice.

Activities

Hit up the sports court for basketball or football, kick back by the freshwater pools and hot tubs, attend a Discovery at Sea expert-led talk or relax and unwind at Lotus Spa.

Entertainment

Get cosy with complimentary popcorn and a warm blanket for Movies Under the Stars on the pool deck or dress up for a night of singing and dancing in the Princess Theater.

Ship Facts

Entered Service: 12/07/2003

Tonnage: 91,627

Number of Decks: 16

Passenger Capacity: 2,200

Total Crew: 900

Number of Cabins: 987

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 4

Number of Restaurants: 8

Kids Club: Yes

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Cabin Inclusions

  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe

Call to book:

01793 575212

Quote Cruise Reference: PRVH6

We're open:

Mon to Sun: 9am - 8pm

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Cabin Inclusions

  • A spacious picture window for memorable views
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe

Call to book:

01793 575212

Quote Cruise Reference: PRVH6

We're open:

Mon to Sun: 9am - 8pm

Cruise Only from

Cabin Inclusions

  • Balcony with 2 chairs and table
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Flat-panel television
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe

Call to book:

01793 575212

Quote Cruise Reference: PRVH6

We're open:

Mon to Sun: 9am - 8pm

Cruise Only from

Cabin Inclusions

  • Balcony with 2-4 chairs, table and ottoman
  • Bathroom tub and massage shower head
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Separate sitting area with sofa bed & coffee table
  • Complimentary welcome glass of Champagne on embarkation day
  • Luxury mattress topper and pillows
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Comfortable queen or two twin beds
  • Refrigerator
  • 100% cotton, high-thread count linens
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • Spacious closet
  • Desk with chair
  • Hair dryer & bathroom amenities
  • Digital security safe

Call to book:

01793 575212

Quote Cruise Reference: PRVH6

We're open:

Mon to Sun: 9am - 8pm

Call to book: 

01793 575212

Mon to Sun: 9am - 8pm

Quote Cruise Reference: PRVH6