The Sea Princess in New Zealand.
The Sea Princess in New Zealand.

Princess Cruises' trifecta of voyages around globe

PRINCESS Cruises will offer travellers three ways to see the world in 2017, with a trifecta of world cruises setting sail next year to exotic ports across the globe, including South America, the Arctic Circle and Alaska.

Globetrotters can first set sail next year in early January when Princess Cruises' Sea Princess will depart on the inaugural circumnavigation of South America from Australia, an 84-night Circle South America cruise, which will visit 28 ports across 18 countries.

Destination calls across Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador and Uruguay, travellers will have ample opportunities to explore the wonders of South America.

Departing Sydney on January 11, 2017, the cruise is priced from $15,999 a person twin share, with the round-trip voyage available from Auckland and Brisbane.

Sea Princess will offer a second overseas experience in May, when the ship departs on an epic 104-night world cruise -the first voyage from Australia to visit the Arctic Circle. Setting sail from Sydney on May 20, 2017, the ship will call at 39 ports in 26 countries.

Cruising via the Middle East to Europe and the United Kingdom, Sea Princess will make unforgettable calls to the Lofoten Islands (Gravdal), Tromso, Honningsvag and Akureyri in the Arctic Circle before visiting North and South America and the islands of the Pacific on her return to Australia.

Round-trip departures are available from Sydney, Fremantle and Auckland with fares priced from $20,499 a person twin share, for the full 104-night voyage round-trip from Sydney.

Also setting sail in May will be the 2600-guest Golden Princess, the largest ship to ever offer a world cruise from Australia.

Sailing from Sydney on May 19, 2017, Golden Princess' 75-night Circle Pacific itinerary will take holidaymakers to China and Japan before heading north to the waters of Alaska.

Guests will be treated to an overnight stay in Vancouver on Canada Day to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the confederation before heading to San Francisco for spectacular Fourth of July fireworks over the Golden Gate Bridge.

Golden Princess will then sail to Los Angeles and San Diego before returning to local waters via Hawaii and Tahiti.

Roundtrip options are available from both Sydney and Brisbane with balcony room fares from $20,999 a person twin share, for the roundtrip Sydney departure.

For more information, visit princess.com, call 132488 or see a licensed travel agent.

Conditions apply and fares are subject to availability and on sale until November 30, 2016.


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