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17-Night Northern Explorer 2021 Cruise from Perth to Sydney

BONUS onboard spending money!

This incredible journey is one of the easiest ways you can enjoy the wonders of the Australia's western, eastern and northern coastlines - and even spend some time in PNG!

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About this holiday

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Explore the west, north and east coasts in one spectacular voyage!

This itinerary runs just twice a year and can sell out more than 18 months in advance.

Cruise from Perth to Sydney the leisurely way - via the West, North and East coasts! Don't miss this amazing opportunity to see so many essential Aussie attractions in one easy voyage!

The Sapphire Princess truly lights up the seas, serving up tantalising cuisine, dazzling live entertainment and new experiences with the Discovery at SEA programs. Relax in The Sanctuary, a tranquil haven reserved for adults, or put your feet up at Movies Under the Stars®. Whatever you decide to do, your time on board will be unforgettable.


  • If booked through Travel at 60: up to $85 per cabin bonus onboard spending money.
  • Anytime Dining or Traditional Dining
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Casual Dining Venues
  • Beverages (Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non-Specialty Coffee)


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Sapphire Princess
Sapphire Princess

As you set your sights on the wonders of the world, let Sapphire Princess indulge your every whim. Over 700 balconies, world-class gourmet dining and dazzling entertainment options are just the beginning of your sea-going adventure. Dance the night away, enjoy casino gaming or relax and rejuvenate body and mind at the Lotus Spa .

  • Last Refurbished: March 2018
  • Guest Capacity: 2,670 lower berths
  • Number of Crew: 1,100
  • Tonnage: 115,875

Travel dates


Departing Perth 14 April, 2021 on the Sapphire Princess.

  • Interior from $2,999 pp twin share
  • Oceanview from $3,899 pp twin share
  • Balcony from $4,499 pp twin share
  • Mini-suite from $5,299 pp twin share
  • Suites from $7,999 pp twin share

Please contact our team on 1300 414 198 to register your interest.

(Looking to extend your stay in Perth or Sydney? Need flights, or a trip back on the Indian Pacific? Our local travel consultants are here to help!)


  • Day 1 - Perth (Fremantle) - depart 5:00pm
  • Day 2 - Geraldton
  • Day 3 - At sea
  • Day 4 - At sea
  • Day 5 - Broome
  • Day 6 - Kimberley Coast (Scenic Cruising)
  • Day 7 - Scenic cruising
  • Day 8 - Darwin
  • Day 9 - At sea
  • Day 10 - At sea
  • Day 11 - Yorkeys Knob (Cairns)
  • Day 12 - At sea
  • Day 13 - Alotau (Milne Bay), Papua New Guinea
  • Day 14 - At sea
  • Day 15 - At sea
  • Day 16 - Brisbane
  • Day 17 - At sea
  • Day 18 - Sydney (arrive 6:00am)


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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply. Please contact us for more information.