Koala’s, The Great Barrier Reef and Perth 2023 Cruise

Get ready to explore the wonders down under

Cruise and Stay in Wonderful Australia

Join us for air, land and sea adventure around Australia in 2023!

Package Details

    • 3-night stay at a 4* Brisbane Hotel
    • 14-night cruise onboard Coral Princess
    • 3-night stay at a 4* Perth Hotel
    • Excursion to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
    • Return Flights
    • Private Transfers

Cabins

There are a wide variety of cabin choices available.  The package price is based on 2 adults sharing an inside cabin.  Upgrades to the following are available at a supplement:  Oceanview, Balcony, Mini-Suite, or a Suite.

  • Internal – Comfortable queen or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower,  hairdryer & bathroom amenities, desk with chair, refrigerator, flat-screen TV, 24- hour room service, security safe.
  • Oceanview –  Comfortable queen or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower,  hairdryer & bathroom amenities desk with chair, refrigerator, flat-screen TV, 24- hour room service, digital security safe, and a spacious picture window for memorable views.
  • Balcony – Comfortable queen or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower,  hairdryer & bathroom amenities, desk with chair, refrigerator, flat-screen TV, 24- hour room service, digital security safe, Balcony with a table and 2 chairs, and floor to ceiling glass doors leading to the balcony.
  • Mini-Suite – Comfortable queen or two twin beds, private bathroom tub and massage shower, hairdryer, desk with chair, refrigerator, 2 flat-screen TV’s, separate sitting area with a sofa bed and coffee table,  24- hour room service, digital security safe, balcony with a table and 2 chairs, and floor to ceiling glass doors leading to the balcony.
  • Suite –  Comfortable queen or two twin beds, private bathroom tub and massage shower, hairdryer, desk with chair, refrigerator, 2 flat-screen TV’s, separate sitting area with a sofa bed and coffee table,  24- hour room service, digital security safe, balcony with luxury furniture including 2 loungers,  table and 4 chairs, and 2 floor to ceiling glass doors leading to the balcony.

Dining

With a wide variety of dining experiences the onboard chefs are passionate and committed to serving you mouthwatering dishes made from scratch throughout the cruise. Visit one of the award-winning restaurants to experience the tantalizing specialities they have to offer.

  • Crafted by Curtis Stone – In the main dining room, enjoy fresh new dishes by the award-winning Chef Curtis Stone. Each dish is expertly crafted with authentic ingredients which include delicious meats and seafood, and fresh produce.
  • Chef’s Table Experience – The Chef’s Table is a must for gourmet food lovers. Meet with the Executive Chef who will host your evening providing all you want to know about the lavish meal served in front of you. Each course is accompanied by delicious wines to complement the dish.
  • Chocolate Journeys – Indulge yourself in chocolate heaven as each handcrafted treat is expertly made by master chocolatier Norman Love.  Treat your sweet tooth with freshly baked pastries, cookies, soufflés, and much much more!!
  • Sabatini’s℠ – Experience a modern dining experience with a rustic flair. Indulge yourself with handmade pasta, authentic sauces, and seafood infused with the flavours from the Mediterranean.
  • Bayou Café & Steakhouse – New Orleans cuisine is one of the oldest cooking styles in the US and with a mixture of French, Spanish and African influences, you will find yourself tucking into jambalaya, cajun, and creole as well as steakhouse favourites.
  • International Café – Open 24-hours a day, is where you will find a selection of small bite meals, treats, and beverages. Start your day with a freshly baked croissant, a lunchtime quiche, or choose from a wide variety of salads and sandwiches. There is also a fantastic selection of teas and coffee to wet your taste buds.
  • La Patisserie – Coffees and fresh pastries served throughout the day, perfect for that afternoon treat.
  • Princess Pizzeria – Here you will find all of your favourite pizza toppings and much much more.  The Princess Pizzeria is poolside for a casual bite while you sit back and relax, and at night while you watch a movie under the stars.
  •  The Bar & Grill – Enjoy delicious burgers, hot dogs, and fries while relaxing on deck.  Veggie burgers are also served to give that BBQ feeling for everyone to enjoy.
  • Horizon Court – Enjoy an endless selection of worldwide cuisine which changes throughout the day.  Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you will be taken around the world on a cuisine journey of food.  Freshly baked bread, fresh fruits, pasta, and desserts are aplenty here so you are sure to find something for everyone.
Whats included
  • Return Flights
  • Return Airport Teransfers
  • 3 nights in Brisbane
  • Excursion to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • 14 Nights cruise
  • ATOL Protection
Fly from UK to Brisbane
3 nights in Brisbane

Your holiday starts here as you spend 3 nights in a 4* Brisbane Hotel.  You will have time to explore this Southeast corner of Queensland with so much to see and do. Included in this package is a trip to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary where you are given the chance to engage with a large variety of Australian wildlife in this beautiful natural setting.

Day 1: Depart Brisbane

Wave goodbye to Brisbane for this stunning cruise to explore Australia and all its glory.  This is your chance to find your feet on this magnificent ship, settle in to your home for the next 14 days and plan your days ahead.  There is so much to see and do while onboard, that one day is never the same.

Day 2: At Sea

Work your way to the top deck for a visit to the freshwater pool and hot tub for a day of relaxation.  For those looking for something a little more indulgent than a visit, the onboard spa is a must, where you will be met with a host of relaxing treatments such as facials, aroma stone therapy massages, and ocean wraps.

Day 3: Willis Island

Today you will wake to the views of the stunning Willis Island, this tiny is just 1,600 feet long and 490 feet wide, it is the only permanently inhabited island in the Coral Sea Islands Territory. With no schools or neighbourhoods, the only structure on the island is a weather monitoring station. As this tropical island sits beyond the Great Barrier Reef, the surrounding reefs are home to many creatures, and the beaches are important nesting grounds for turtles.  The lush surroundings give a home to thousands of species of seabirds.  As you slowly pass this wonderful island, the port lecturer will point out significant sites along the way.

Day 4: Cairns

The next port of call is Cairns, which boasts three of Australia’s natural wonders, one of which is the world-famous Great Barrier Reef.  There are 16 miles of beautiful beaches to explore as well as a National Park, scenic railways and outdoor adventures.

Day 5: At Sea

Sit back and relax and chat amongst newfound friends about your previous day's adventures and up and coming ones too.  Take in a live show, a movie under the stars or try one of the many restaurants on board and indulge yourself in food from around the world.

Day 6: At Sea

Every day, there is a selection of exciting activities for all ages.  From cooking demonstrations to dance classes, this shop really does have it all.  The little ones have their very own “Camp Discovery” too.  Ages from 3 to 17 will be kept entertained while you relax, and it’s a great way for them to meet new friends from across the globe too.  While they are off making their own adventures, why not head to the onboard shopping area and treat that someone special to a gift.  Whether it's jewelry, perfume, or a keepsake, the shopping area has it all.

Day 7: Darwin

Arriving around 12 noon and departing at 9 pm, you will have all day to explore the wonderful Capital City of the Northern Territory. There is so much to see and do, you won't know where to begin.  The cruise has many excursions available to make sure you get the best from your time in this marvelous City.

Day 8: At Sea

Another day to relax doing whatever you decide.  Head to the Art gallery, or the Platinum Photography Studio before your evening of luxury dining at one of the many award-winning restaurants.

Day 9:  Kimberley Coast (Scenic Cruising

Located in the northern part of Western Australia, this beautiful coastline is something not to be missed. The mainland has been inhabited for centuries, and its 8,000 plus miles of stunning coastline has been identified as one of the least impacted marine environments in the world.  The healthy reefs and waters are home to so much sea life from blue crabs, manta rays, sea turtles, and the planet's largest population of Humpback whales.  Set your eyes on the dramatic red cliffs and the clear waters below.  The scenery really is something else, and you will have the prime spot on the deck as the ship takes you past this wonderful and unmissable coastline.

Day 10: Yampi Sound Scenic Cruising

Part of the Indian Ocean off of the coast of north-western Australia you will find Yampi Sound.  With stunning scenery and clear blue waters, this is somewhere like no other.  The seas are rich with sea life and popular with the bottlenosed dolphin.

Day 11: Broome

Around 8:00 am you will find yourself in Broome.  Discovery of the rich waters in the 1870s by pearl fishermen, Broome was described as "the pearling capital of the world." The history of peals can still be seen today in the colourful buildings in the town. Cable Beach is a must-visit. A 13-mile of beautiful white sand that stretches alongside the Indian Ocean.  Jump on the Red Double Decker Bus for a scenic tour of Broome which takes you to the historic and popular sites of the City.  Why not head to the Willie Creek Pearl Farm where you will learn about the now protected tidal estuary which provides the perfect environment for growing the Pinctada Maxima oyster that produces the world-renowned South Sea Pearl, or head to Cable Beach to board your very own “Ship of the Dessert and let your friendly camel will take you on a stroll along the stunning beach.

Day 12: At Sea

Relax and enjoy your time abroad.  Challenge your friends and family at the Princess Links putting course, or head to the basketball, volleyball, tennis courts for some group fun.  You are spoilt for choice for evening entertainment too, with Music & Dancing, a Vegas-style Casino and so much more.

Day 13: At Sea

This is time to visit those places not yet ventured on the ship.  With so many dining experiences to enjoy, why not head to a new world of cuisine, or back to your favorite, the choice is yours.  Head to the deck and enjoy a movie under the stars, or sip cocktails at the bar.

Day 14: Geraldton (Water Shuttle Required, Wheelchair Access Limited)

Geraldton remains one of Western Australia's major ports, and the city has become a regular hotspot for Australian holidaymakers. With its Mediterranean climate, beautiful scenery, and beaches, it’s no wonder why.  Head to Coronation Beach which has become an international destination for windsurfers, or take a flying tour of The Abrolhos Islands.  These are approximately 60 kilometers west of Geraldton, and consists of 122 islands and are home to an abundance of wildlife such as sea lions, dolphins, migratory whales, and much more.  Get a birds-eye view from the skies of these beautiful islands and world-famous shipwrecks.  (Please note Geraldton os an anchorage port, and passengers transfer to shore via a ship’s tender)

Day 15: Perth

It’s time to say farewell to the Coral Princess as you dock into your final destination, Perth.  Here you will get the best of both worlds where soft sandy beaches, national parks, and the hustle and bustle of a thriving City live in harmony together. 

3 nights in Perth

You will spend 3 nights in a 4* hotel giving you plenty of time to explore more Australian wonders.

Fly back to the UK

This package is based on selected departures from London on 15th February 2023 and is based on an inside cabin.  Other cabin grades are available at a supplement.  Please ask for more details.

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