Kill four birds with one stone. Go on a 22-day cruise onboard Diamond Princess from Sydney to the Pacific Islands, experiencing Japan’s amazing cherry blossom with a three-night Tokyo stay and an escorted tour of Mount Fuji.  

You will also visit Alotau, Conflict Islands, Manila, Hong Kong, Kagoshima, and Shimizu.

After experiencing the incredible voyage, you will enjoy a three-night stay in exciting Tokyo where you will be taken to view the magnificent Mount Fuji with a sky-ride on the Hakone Ropeway Cable Car, a scenic boat trip to the serene Lake Ashi before returning to Tokyo on a famous bullet train.

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Enjoy a three-night stay in exciting Tokyo with Diamond Princess.

Imagine Holidays, has put together this wonderful 25-night holiday including a 22-night cruise for $5699pp, departing on 21 February 2025.

To book you trip aboard Diamond Princess, call Imagine Holidays at (02) 7254 2124 or click here for more details.

When you board Diamond Princess, be blown away by the ship’s fine dining options, fabulous entertainment and first-class service. The ship appeals to both families and couples looking for a romantic getaway.

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Diamond Princess in Kagoshima, Japan.

Have a penchant for sushi and sashimi? Then make a beeline for Kai Sushi. Watch the experts prepare some of the best dishes in a traditional sushi bar. After dinner, watch a original Broadway show at the modern Princess Theatre or cuddle up for a movie with popcorn or sports event under the stars on the pool deck.

For spa fans, try the ship’s Izumi Japanese Bath, the largest of its kind at sea.

For those wanting a bit of retail therapy, browse the boutiques at the ship’s art-deco-inspired Grand Plaza Atrium.

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Your first port of call is pretty Alotau, where you can taste the charms of Papua New Guinea. Rich in marine biodiversity, here you can go scuba diving, snorkel or simple relax on the white sandy beaches.

You will then call at Conflict Islands, an archipelago of 21 islands each a paradise on earth. You can swim in turquoise waters in an enormous lagoon formed by the rim of sunken volcano. It is rich in vibrant coral reefs and rainbow-coloured fish. During your days at sea, pamper yourself in the spa onboard the Diamond Princess. There’s nothing like a body massage or facial to put your mind at ease.

Trips for the adventurous

When Diamond Princess calls at Manila, take a taxi ride in Jeepney and visit Old Manila. Or head to the medieval Spanish fortress. For the more adventurous, try your hand at “shooting the rapids” at the famous Pagsanjan Falls. Alernatively, choose to go for a scenic drive to the fruit orchards at Tagaytay Highlands, 2250 feet above seas level.

Diamond Princess has an array of cuisines from endless buffet to specialty restaurants taking dining to the next level.

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A junk cruise takes in the “fragrant harbour” of Hong Kong.

In cosmopolitan Hong Kong, you will be spoilt for dining options. From its numerous bars and restaurants, it varies from Cantonese cuisines to some of the best Western meals. Pick up a bargain from colourful Stanley Market – don’t forget to bargain.

At Keelung, the gateway to Taipei, you will be mesmerised by the hundreds of skyscrapers sitting alongside Taoist temples.

See a towering active volcano with Diamond Princess

At friendly Kagoshima, towering over an active volcano, you will appreciate the geothermal wonderland of hot springs and geysers. Head to Yoshino Park and its 800 cherry blossom trees and the banks of Kotsukigawa River, which has 500 more. Make sure you sample Japan’s best sake brewed from the Satsuma sweet potatoes.

Your next port of call with Diamond Princess is Kobe, sandwiched between the mountains and the sea. Visit the Hokura Shrine for a panoramic view of the city.

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There are shrines and castles galore to visit in Japan.

Then there’s Shimuzu known for its 16th-century Sunpu Castle and the Sengen Shrine.

Today, disembark the ship at Yokohama and experience a three-night stay in exciting Tokyo. Make sure you visit the famous Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace. Then take your pick of the best shopping and dining options in the colourful district of Ginza.

Or choose to spend time in slick Tokyo. Flit from the oldest Buddhist temple in Senslo-ji to some of the wonderful atmosphere of Tsukiji fish market.

Once your adventure ends in Tokyo, it’s time to go home.

For more information, call Imagine Holidays at (02) 7254 2124 or click here for more details.