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2020 Circle Pacific Cruise from Sydney or Brisbane

Cabins selling fast!

See Japan, Alaska, West Coast USA, Hawaii, Tahiti and New Zealand on a single unforgettable trip all around the pacific! Circle the ocean over this 77-night round trip, or select your own adventures for a shorter cruise segment.

FROM
$16,999PP
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DURATION
77 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Selected drinks
  • Selected meals
  • Port taxes & fees

About this holiday

Cruise Map

Travel at 60 has secured a limited number of cabins on this eagerly-awaited Sun Princess cruise (open to the public until October 11, 2018).

You can also pick and choose from a huge range of smaller segments, including:

  • 49 nights Sydney to San Francisco
  • 22 nights Sydney to Tokyo
  • 55 nights Tokyo to Sydney
  • 28 nights San Francisco to Sydney
  • 27 nights Tokyo to San Francisco

This voyage is expected to sell extremely fast, so call us now to secure your place!

Inclusions

77 nights on the Sun Princess

  • Anytime Dining or Traditional Dining
  • 24hr Room Service
  • Casual Dining Venues
  • Beverages (Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non-Specialty Coffee)

Destinations
Sydney | Brisbane | Alotau, Papua New Guinea | Manila, The Philippines | Hong Kong | Shanghai, China | Busan, South Korea | Osaka, Japan (for Kyoto) | Shimizu, Japan (for Mount Fuji) | Tokyo, Japan (Yokohama) | Hakodate, Japan | Kushiro, Japan | Cross the International Dateline | Kodiak, Alaska | Anchorage, Alaska | College Fjord, Alaska | Hubbard Glacier, Alaska | Sitka, Alaska | Skagway, Alaska | Juneau, Alaska | Ketchikan, Alaska | Cruising the Inside Passage, Alaska | Vancouver, Canada | Victoria, Canada | Seattle, USA | Astoria, USA | San Francisco, USA | Monterey, USA | Santa Barbara, USA | San Diego, USA | Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands | Maui, Hawaiian Islands | Tahiti, French Polynesia (Papeete) | Raiatea, French Polynesia | Pago Pago, American Samoa | Auckland, New Zealand | Bay of Islands, New Zealand | Sydney

Accommodation

Pricing based on inside twin share cabin. For information on solo cabins or oceanview, balcony or mini-suite upgrades, please contact us to learn more.

Travel dates

  • 15 April 2020 from Sydney
  • 17 April 2020 from Brisbane

Itinerary

15 Apr | Sydney Step aboard Sun Princess® for an unforgettable voyage.

17 Apr | Brisbane Spend a wonderful day soaking in the delights of cosmopolitan Brisbane, or head to the national parks and artists’ villages in the hinterland areas of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

20 Apr | Alotau, Papua New Guinea Meet and greet elaborately dressed locals as they dance to the beat of kundo drums. See decorated Lopo war canoes at The Alotau Festival. This undiscovered gem offers crystal waterfalls and volcanic mountains.

26 Apr | Manila, The Philippines Wander Manila’s Intramuros district with its old colonial architecture. Or travel to the town of Las Piñas, and visit San Jose Church which houses the famous 19th-century Bamboo Organ. On a full day tour you’ll also see the smallest volcano in the world – Taal Volcano.

28 Apr | Hong Kong Skyscrapers glisten, junks and sampans ply the busy harbour waters and the green, dragon-crested hills of Kowloon beckon. Take in the entire spectacle and head to Victoria Peak for panoramic views or head to the shops and indulge in some retail therapy.

1 May | Shanghai, China Shanghai’s attractions are legendary, from exquisite temples and superb museums to the Bund’s elegant 19th-century European architecture. Yu Gardens, one of the most lavish and finest gardens in Shanghai with five acres of spellbinding cliffs, gorges and ponds is well worth a visit.

3 May | Busan, South Korea Amidst the serene and tranquil ancient Buddhist temples of Busan, is a bustling metropolis complete with skyscrapers, creating a starkly contrasting city. A popular attraction is the 13th-century Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, which boasts a three-story pagoda decorated with lions and statues of Goddess Buddha.

5 May | Osaka, Japan (for Kyoto) Japan's UNESCO World Heritage ancient capital has a wealth of attractions, historic castles, temples and monuments. Highlights include the magnificent Golden Pavilion with its two top floors completely covered in gleaming gold leaf and Osaka Castle, famous for its cherry trees.

6 May | Shimizu, Japan (for Mt. Fuji) A mesmerising landscape, a revered cultural history, and Japan’s most sacred volcano, Mount Fuji are just a few of the many delights beckoning you to come and explore this ancient city. Participate in a traditional tea ceremony steeped in ritual or enjoy a Geiko performance.

7 May | Tokyo, Japan (Yokohama) Experience Tokyo, an astounding city where the 21st-century co-exists with the spirit of ancient Japan. Explore the Meiji Shrine, witness the Great Buddha and see Tokyo laid out before you from the observation platform on the Tokyo Tower.

9 May | Hakodate, Japan For panoramic views ride to the summit of Hakodate in a cable car. Visit to the fabled nature preserve of Onuma Quasi-National Park for views of one of the most beautiful landscapes in Japan.

10 May | Kushiro, Japan Stroll through Kushiro Fisherman’s Wharf MOO, where you'll find a variety of local restaurants serving freshly caught seafood; or head inland for close-up views of the rare and graceful Japanese cranes at Tancho Nature Park.

16 May | Kodiak, Alaska, USA This charming waterfront town offers picturesque scenery, quaint architecture and an abundance of cultural delights. Take a Wildlife Cruise to spot whales, sea lions, otters, puffins and bald eagles that live along the beautiful coastal landscape.

17 May | Anchorage Alaska, USA (Seward) Just a short drive from Anchorage, is Portage Glacier, Alaska's no. 1 visitor attraction. The Anchorage Museum boasts a superb collection of Native Alaskan art and artifacts and well worth a visit.

18 May | College Fjord, Alaska, USA Scenic Cruising Boasting the world’s largest collection of tidewater glaciers, College Fjord feature magnificent snow-capped mountains – it’s a magical wonderland of epic proportions.

19 May | Hubbard Glacier, Alaska, USA Scenic Cruising The immense beauty and phenomenal blue hues of North America’s largest tidewater glacier are best seen from the decks of Sun Princess®. From your prime viewing spot, you could witness the glacier calving as it often expels icebergs the size of a 10-storey building... imagine the splash!

20 May | Sitka, Alaska, USA Picturesque Sitka is an outdoor paradise. Enjoy marine wildlife viewing, hiking, kayaking, nature watching, fishing, ocean rafting and more. View Alaska brown bears at the Fortress of the Bear – a non-profit bear rescue facility.

21 May | Skagway, Alaska, USA Imagine the excitement of gold panning, or marvelling at waterfalls, glaciers and vistas when you take the White Pass Scenic Railway, described as the ‘scenic railway of the world’.

22 May | Juneau, Alaska, USA The city was made famous for its discovery of gold nuggets. Go whale watching or feel your heart race on a sled pulled by huskies.

23 May | Ketchikan, Alaska, USA Watch an axe throwing and log rolling competition at the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show. Stroll the halls of Totem Heritage Center or wander along historic Creek Street filled with quaint buildings and colourful galleries.

25 - 26 May | Vancouver, Canada Indulge in the delights of Granville Island. Wander along the forest trails of Stanley Park, stopping to admire the marine life inside the Vancouver Aquarium. From its scenic waterfront to the trendy Gastown area, Vancouver can be enjoyed over two wonderful days.

27 May | Victoria, Canada Wander down a winding pathway of sparkling fountains and exquisite foliage within the floral wonderful of Butchart Gardens. Victoria has a distinctly British flair and pubs are a popular place to relax.

28 May | Seattle, USA Picture strolling along Elliot Bay’s picturesque waterfront, gazing out across a sea of clouds from atop the futuristic Space Needle and then spotting Mt. Rainer’s towering presence in the distance. A visit to this ‘Emerald City’ will delight.

30 May | Astoria, USA As the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, Astoria offers a rich history for your exploration. There are dozens of exciting attractions including Fort Stevens State Park, Heritage Center Museum, and Columbia River Maritime Museum - home to the nation's finest displays of model ships and nautical artifacts.

1 - 2 Jun | San Francisco, USA Cable cars and the Golden Gate Bridge rising from the fog – welcome to San Francisco , arguably the most romantic and cosmopolitan city in the US. Visit Alcatraz, once home of famous gangsters like Al Capone, head out to the Napa Valley Wine Country or visit Muir Woods National Monument, home to the world’s tallest trees.

3 Jun | Monterey, USA One of the most stunning, natural places on earth, the Monterey Peninsula, with its jagged coastline, deep blue waters, marine sanctuaries and cooling cypress forests, is so jaw-droppingly beautiful it has inspired artists and writers to its fabled shores. Visit Carmel-By-The-Sea, a favourite getaway for the Hollywood crowd.

4 Jun | Santa Barbara, USA Santa Barbara is a place where food, art, history, fashion, wine and sunshine mix to create a delightful and unique experience. From the wine country to Santa Barbara Mission you will be spoilt for choice in this port.

5 Jun | San Diego, USA World-renowned attractions such as the San Diego Zoo, the Salk Institute, Sea World, La Jolla and the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge draw visitors from around the globe.

11 Jun | Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Famous Waikiki Beach may draw you into tropical waters. Take a trip to Diamond Head for stupendous views. A visit to Pearl Harbor is a haunting reminder of the tragic events of World War II. With a late departure you can cap off your day watching the sunset before an evening Luau.

12 Jun | Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA (Lahaina) Maui boasts stunning landscapes and superb beaches. Visit the Haleakala National Park and see the volcanic landscapes, or walk the path to the outlook of the Iao Needle for great views.

18 Jun | Tahiti, French Polynesia (Papeete) From the moment you arrive, you'll feel the Tahitian essence of ‘mana’ – the power of life. Enjoy a charming blend of Polynesian ‘joie de vivre’ and Gallic sophistication. Admire Gauguin’s paintings or head to the lush rainforests.

19 Jun | Raiatea, French Polynesia You are in for a real treat on the island of Raiatea. Visit a black pearl farm or simply relax on one of the beautiful beaches. If you’d rather get your adrenaline pumping, take a 4WD excursion to see the natural wonders.

22 Jun | Pago Pago, American Samoa Be on deck as you sail into one of the most dramatic harbours in the Pacific, with mountain peaks encircling a deep harbour. Hear tales of the South Pacific and let your cares slip away as you discover this island paradise.

27 Jun | Auckland, New Zealand Visit the Auckland Museum and enjoy a stirring performance of traditional Māori stories, chants and dances, culminating in the world-famous Haka. Spend the day exploring the natural wonder known as Ruakuri Caves or head out to a vineyard and sample some wines.

28 Jun | Bay of Islands, New Zealand Explorers have been lured here for centuries. This is the birthplace of modern New Zealand. Visit the spot where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed. The coastal scenery is magnificent so why not take to the water in a canoe or kayak?

1 Jul | Sydney Sadly, it’s time to depart and return home with memories to last a lifetime.

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