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SALE: Cruise Melbourne to New Zealand return at a great last-minute rate! (Dec 2022 - Feb 2023)

See both the North and South Islands in style with a selection of easy, fun-filled return itineraries from Melbourne! Read on to learn more...

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Your cruise at a glance

Departing Melbourne on the Grand Princess on:

  • 27 January 2023
  • 23 February 2023

See both the North and South Islands in style on an easy, fun-filled return itinerary from Melbourne.

Please call 1300 414 198 for an immediate on-the-spot quote to confirm availability and pricing on your preferred departure date.



Your fare includes:

  • Princess Dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner), accommodation and entertainment
  • Medallion Class experience
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Casual Dining Venues
  • Beverages (Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non-Specialty Coffee)

Upgrade to a Plus Fare (for just $50 pp/day) to enjoy:

  • Plus Beverage Package (covering all drinks up to the value of $16 each)
  • Wi-Fi (one device per guest)
  • That's $100 pp value per day for half the price!



An inviting world of wonder awaits your arrival on Grand Princess. Connect with family and friends over world-class cuisine, gaze out at sea from one of spacious balcony staterooms or share new experiences with our Discovery at SEA programs. With brand new top deck dining venues, Slice Pizzeria, The Mix, Salty Dog Grill and Coffee & Cones you’ll have even more tantalising options to choose from during your stay on board Grand Princess. Relax at The Sanctuary, a tranquil haven reserved for adults, enjoy Films Under the Stars® poolside or see an award-winning Broadway-style production show in the upgraded Princess Theatre, showcasing an even more immersive audio experience.

Travel dates


Hurry sales end 2 November 2022!

Departing Melbourne 01 December 2022

  • Inside cabin from WAS $1,999 / NOW $999 per person twin share*
  • Obstructed view from WAS $2,569 / NOW $1,111 per person twin share*
  • Outside cabin from WAS $1,699 / NOW $1,199 per person twin share*
  • Balcony cabin from WAS $3,299 / NOW $2,698 per person twin share*
  • Mini-Suites from $3,629 per person twin share* - waitlisted

Please call 1300 414 198 for an immediate on-the-spot quote to confirm availability and pricing.

*Please note: Pricing is subject to availability at time of booking, and may change without warning at the cruise line's discretion.


  • Day 1 - Depart Melbourne 5pm
  • Day 2 & 3 - At Sea
  • Day 4 - Fjordland National Park (Scenic Cruising)
  • Day 5 - Dunedin (Port Chalmers)
  • Day 6 - Christchurch (Lyttleton)
  • Day 7 - Wellington
  • Day 8 - Napier
  • Day 9 - Tauranga
  • Day 10 - Auckland
  • Day 11, 12, 13 - At Sea
  • Day 14 - Arrive Melbourne 7am


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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Fares are per person, in AUD, in complete twin accommodation based on the lead category for each stateroom type at time of publication, inclusive of all discounts, taxes, fees and port expenses (which are subject to change).

Campaign period commences 00:01 AEST 27 October 2022 and ends on 23:59 AEDT 2 November 2022. Fares based on specific departure dates only. Higher fares may apply to other departure dates. Standard booking and deposit conditions apply. Supplements apply for other stateroom categories. Some oceanview staterooms have obstructed views. Princess Cruises has set aside a reasonable number of staterooms which are available at these fares. Once these staterooms are sold, fares may vary. Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer unless specified. All offers are subject to availability.

Charges apply for shore excursions and specialty dining. Princess Standard is the cruise fare only without any inclusions. 

‡Savings based off launch fares introduced into the market on 22FEB2021 for AU & NZ and 24AUG2021 for Japan.

Vaccination requirements apply. Government guidelines may result in a requirement to quarantine during or after your cruise and may restrict your ability to participate in shore tours or disembark the ship at ports we visit during your cruise. See our Health Protocols for more information. Guidelines are subject to change without notice and as such, our actual cruise offerings may vary from the descriptions provided and images displayed. Cruise itineraries are not guaranteed.