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12 DAYS OF CRUISEMAS SALE! 14-night Queensland Highlights (Melbourne Roundtrip)

$99 Deposit per person!

Explore the Great Barrier Reef, the remote wonders of Willis Island and the spectacular Whitsundays on one amazing circuit! Over the next 12 days you can book with a $99 Deposit per person!

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About this holiday

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14 Night voyage itinerary

Travel at 60 has secured early cabins on this eagerly-awaited 29 November 2020 departure from Melbourne. Call our friendly team toll-free on 1300 414 198 to secure your place!

Board the magnificent Sapphire Princess en route to the spectacular Sydney Harbour, then head north to experience some of Queensland's essential bucket list destinations.

First stop is Airlie Beach (for the Whitsundays), then Yorkeys Knob (for Cairns) and Port Douglas (for the Great Barrier Reef). On the return leg you can enjoy a scenic cruise of the beautifully remote Willis Island, plus stops in Brisbane and Newcastle, before arriving back in Melbourne.


  • Anytime Dining or Traditional Dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Casual Dining Venues
  • Beverages (Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non-Specialty Coffee)


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These staterooms are the perfect place to recharge your batteries. Our most affordable option, featuring two twin beds or a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, TV, closet and bathroom with shower.
Book with a $99 Deposit per person before 12 December!
  • Inside Cabin - from $2,399 per person twin share
  • Oceanview Cabin - from $2,869 per person twin share
  • Balcony Cabin - from $3,199 per person twin share
  • Mini Suite - from $3,879 per person twin share

*Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate during the campaign period without notice.

Travel dates


Pricing and free onboard credit offer based on 29 November 2020 departure.


  • 29 Nov 20 - Depart Melbourne 6:45pm
  • 30 Nov 20 - At sea
  • 01 Dec 20 - Arrive Sydney (Arrive 7am, Depart 7pm)
  • 02-03 Dec 20 - At sea
  • 04 Dec 20 - Airlie Beach (Arrive 7am, Depart 5pm)
  • 05 Dec 20 - Yorkeys Knob (Cairns) (Arrive 9am, Depart 7pm)
  • 06 Dec 20 - Port Douglas (Arrive 7am, Depart 6pm)
  • 07 Dec 20 - Willis Island (Arrive 9am, Depart 10am)
  • 08 Dec 20 - At sea
  • 09 Dec 20 - Brisbane (Arrive 7am, Depart 5pm)
  • 10 Dec 20 - At sea
  • 11 Dec 20 - Newcastle (Arrive 7am, Depart 5pm)
  • 12 Dec 20 - At sea
  • 13 Dec 20 - Melbourne Arrive 7am



Please note wheelchair access is limited on this cruise with tender required in most ports.

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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking condition apply.

*Fares are cruise only, per person, in AUD, in complete twin accommodation, inclusive of all taxes, government fees and charges (which are subject to change). Offer ends 12 December 2019 unless sold out prior. Princess Cruises has set aside a reasonable number of staterooms which are available at these fares. Suite staterooms are excluded from this promotion. Stateroom will be allocated by Princess Cruises shortly prior to sailing. Once these staterooms are sold, fares may revert to a higher fare, but may also be discounted. Valid for new bookings only on select cruises and not combinable with any other offer. ^Pay a AU$99 non-refundable deposit per person at time of booking with final payment due 75 days before departure. Cancellation and refund conditions otherwise apply as per the Booking and Passage Conditions. For sailings booked within 75 days of departure, full payment is required at time of booking and $99 deposit offer is not valid. ~Comparison launch fares are based on fares launched into the market from April 2018. Advertised 30% saving based on 9 night Southern Islands Explorer departing 20/04/20. To be read in conjunction with the Booking and Passage Conditions available at which passengers will be bound by.