Sun Princess


Princess delays the launch of their new build Sun Princess

Princess Cruises has delayed the delivery of their new-build Sun Princess, two weeks before her maiden voyage.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 30 2024

VIDEO: First look at the Sun Princess as she floats out

Princess’ new Sun Princess floated out this week in a special ceremony. She is set to sail her inaugural season in the Mediterranean next year and is the largest Princess ship ever constructed, with the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 10 2023

Sun Princess is a year out from launch: Here’s what to look forward to

A year out from its first scheduled sailings, Princess Cruises’ prized new ship Sun Princess has announced its captains and leading staff members. Captains Craig Street and Paolo Arrigo have a combined 60 years of […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Feb 10 2023

Princess goes mega – with the biggest ever Sun Princess ship

Princess Cruises has lifted the curtain on their next generation of sailing, introducing to the world, the new Sun Princess.  Sun Princess will house more than 4000 guests, with panoramic views, bustling venues, high tech […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 16 2022

Farewell to the Sun and the Sea – two Aussie Princess ships are sold off

Princess Cruises has announced the sale of two of its Aussie based ships – the Sun Princess and Sea Princess. The Sun Princess and Sea Princess which have been sailing since 2007 and 2011 respectively […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 22 2020

Princess shows support with the first ship visit to Kangaroo Island

Passengers from the Sun Princess this morning became the first cruise guests to set foot on Kangaroo Island in a show of support for residents who survived recent devastating fires. South Australian Premier Steven Marshall […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jan 19 2020

Aussie couple’s $100,000 cruise insurance nightmare

Gary and Sue McGinty from Cairns were on the holiday of a lifetime – a 26-day cruise sailing around Asia, a celebration of their retirement. But five-days into their sailing aboard the Sun Princess, Mr […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 10 2020

Princess Cruises reveals 2020 World Voyages – and another ship to Australia?

One of Australia’s favourite cruise brands, Princess Cruises, today revealed its 2020 winter program with two world cruises on two ships, visiting a total number of 90 destinations. The 2019 Princess World Cruise has already […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 27 2018

Sun Princess emerges from drydock with new features

The Sun Princess has emerged from a glorious 14-day refurbishment with some exciting new features. She’ll be starting a short season sailing from Perth completing three roundtrip itineraries including a maiden eight-night Coral Coast voyage which will […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 18 2018

Princess Cruises announces largest Western Australian deployment in history

Princess Cruises announced it will be deploying the Sun Princess to Fremantle in Western Australia for a record breaking 141 days over the 2019/20 summer season. “I’m delighted to announce this significant investment to Western […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 22 2018