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Detailed Ship Information: The Ship. Built in 2004 and refurbished in 2012, the Sapphire Princess is a member of Princess' Grand class of cruise ships. She weighs approximately 116,000 tons, and accommodates about 2,700... Read More

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2 Night - Australia Getaway - Adelaide to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Adelaide with stops in Melbourne
2020 Sails: Oct 26


2 Night - Australia Getaway - Sydney to Brisbane aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Sydney with stops in Brisbane
2021 Sails: Mar 28


3 Night - Australia Getaway - Melbourne to Sydney aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Eden, Sydney
2021 Sails: Mar 25


4 Night - Australia Getaway - Adelaide to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Adelaide with stops in Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Melbourne
2020 Sails: Nov 12


4 Night - Australia Getaway - Melbourne to Adelaide aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Port Lincoln, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide
2021 Sails: Feb 22


4 Night - Australia Getaway - Brisbane to Brisbane aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Brisbane with stops in Sydney
2021 Sails: Apr 29


5 Night - Australia Getaway - Melbourne to Adelaide aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Phillip Island, Port Lincoln, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide
2020 Sails: Dec 13


5 Night - Australia Getaway - Adelaide to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Adelaide with stops in Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Phillip Island, Melbourne
2021 Sails: Jan 4


5 Night - Tasmania - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Great Oyster Bay & Freycinet Peninsula, Hobart, Port Arthur
2021 Sails: Jan 9


5 Night - Australia Getaway - Adelaide to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Adelaide with stops in Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Phillip Island, Melbourne
2021 Sails: Mar 15


5 Night - Tasmania - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Great Oyster Bay & Freycinet Peninsula, Port Arthur, Hobart
2021 Sails: Mar 20


6 Night - Australia Getaway - Perth (Fremantle) to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Fremantle with stops in Adelaide, Melbourne
2020 Sails: Oct 22


6 Night - Southern Australia Explorer - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln
2020 Sails: Nov 10


6 Night - Southern Australia Explorer - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Port Lincoln, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide
2021 Sails: Feb 22


7 Night - Vietnam & Thailand - Singapore to Singapore aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Singapore with stops in Ko Samui, Laem Chabang, Phu My
2020 Sails: Jan 26


7 Night - Vietnam & Thailand - Singapore to Singapore aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Singapore with stops in Ko Samui, Laem Chabang, Phu My
2020 Sails: Feb 23


7 Night - Japan Explorer - Shanghai to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Kochi, For Kyoto, Yokohama
2020 Sails: Aug 8


7 Night - Japan Explorer - Shanghai to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Kochi, Kobe, Yokohama
2020 Sails: Sep 30


7 Night - Southern Australia Explorer - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Phillip Island, Port Lincoln, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide
2020 Sails: Dec 13


7 Night - Southern Australia Explorer - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Phillip Island
2021 Sails: Jan 2


7 Night - Southern Australia Explorer - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Phillip Island
2021 Sails: Mar 13


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers With Glacier Bay (Southbound) - Whittier to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Whittier with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Jun 16


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound) - Vancouver to Whittier aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier
2021 Sails: Jun 23


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers With Glacier Bay (Southbound) - Whittier to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Whittier with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Jun 30


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound) - Vancouver to Whittier aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier
2021 Sails: Jul 7


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers With Glacier Bay (Southbound) - Whittier to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Whittier with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Jul 14


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound) - Vancouver to Whittier aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier
2021 Sails: Jul 21


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers With Glacier Bay (Southbound) - Whittier to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Whittier with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Jul 28


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound) - Vancouver to Whittier aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier
2021 Sails: Aug 4


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers With Glacier Bay (Southbound) - Whittier to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Whittier with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Aug 11


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound) - Vancouver to Whittier aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier
2021 Sails: Aug 18


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers With Glacier Bay (Southbound) - Whittier to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Whittier with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Aug 25


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound) - Vancouver to Whittier aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier
2021 Sails: Sep 1


7 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers With Glacier Bay (Southbound) - Whittier to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Whittier with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Sep 8


8 Night - Korea, Japan & Taiwan - Shanghai to Hong Kong aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Busan, Kagoshima, Hualien, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong
2020 Sails: May 2


8 Night - Borneo & The Philippines - Singapore to Hong Kong aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Singapore with stops in Kota Kinabalu, Manila, Hong Kong
2020 Sails: May 18


8 Night - Japan Explorer - Shanghai to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Yokohama, For Mt. Fuji, For Kyoto, Kochi
2020 Sails: Jun 3


8 Night - Japan Explorer - Shanghai to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Sakaiminato, Maizuru, Niigata, Hakodate
2020 Sails: Jun 11


8 Night - Japan Explorer - Shanghai to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Yokohama, For Mt. Fuji, For Kyoto, Kochi
2020 Sails: Sep 22


10 Night - Queensland - Sydney to Sydney aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Sydney with stops in Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas, Willis Island
2021 Sails: May 1


10 Night - Queensland - Brisbane to Brisbane aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Brisbane with stops in Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas, Willis Island, Sydney
2021 Sails: May 3


10 Night - Inside Passage (With Glacier Bay National Park) - Vancouver to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Hubbard Glacier, Icy Strait Point, Sitka, Ketchikan
2021 Sails: Sep 15


13 Night - New Zealand - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Fiordland National Park, Port Chalmers, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland
2020 Sails: Oct 28


13 Night - New Zealand - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Fiordland National Park, Port Chalmers, Akaroa, Picton, Tauranga, Auckland
2020 Sails: Nov 16


13 Night - New Zealand - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Fiordland National Park, Port Chalmers, Akaroa, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland
2020 Sails: Dec 20


13 Night - New Zealand - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Fiordland National Park, Port Chalmers, Akaroa, Picton, Tauranga, Auckland
2021 Sails: Jan 14


13 Night - New Zealand - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Akaroa, Port Chalmers, Fiordland National Park
2021 Sails: Jan 27


13 Night - New Zealand - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Fiordland National Park, Port Chalmers, Akaroa, Picton, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland
2021 Sails: Feb 9


13 Night - New Caledonia & Vanuatu - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Isle of Pines, Mystery Island, Port Vila, Champagne Bay, Noumea
2021 Sails: Feb 28


14 Night - Queensland - Melbourne to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Sydney, Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas, Willis Island, Brisbane, Newcastle
2020 Sails: Nov 29


14 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure - Vancouver to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier
2021 Sails: Jun 23


14 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure - Vancouver to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier
2021 Sails: Jul 7


14 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure - Vancouver to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier
2021 Sails: Jul 21


14 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure - Vancouver to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier
2021 Sails: Aug 4


14 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure - Vancouver to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier
2021 Sails: Aug 18


14 Night - Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure - Vancouver to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Vancouver with stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier
2021 Sails: Sep 1


15 Night - Asia & Australia - Shanghai to Perth (Fremantle) aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Hong Kong, Nha Trang, Phu My, Singapore, Benoa, Fremantle
2020 Sails: Oct 7


15 Night - Northern Explorer - Brisbane to Perth (Fremantle) aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Brisbane with stops in Cairns, Alotau, Darwin, Kimberley Coast, Broome, Geraldton, Fremantle
2021 Sails: Mar 30


15 Night - Northern Explorer - Perth (Fremantle) to Brisbane aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Fremantle with stops in Geraldton, Broome, Kimberley Coast, Darwin, Cairns, Alotau, Brisbane
2021 Sails: Apr 14


15 Night - Japan & North Pacific Crossing - Shanghai to Whittier aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Incheon, Sakaiminato, Kanazawa, Akita, Muroran, X Intl Date Line, Whittier
2021 Sails: Jun 2


16 Night - Southeast Asia & China - Singapore to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Singapore with stops in Ko Samui, Laem Chabang, Phu My, Chan May, Hong Kong, Keelung, Nagasaki, Busan, Shanghai
2020 Sails: Apr 16


16 Night - Grand Asia - Shanghai to Singapore aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Busan, Kagoshima, Hualien, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Nha Trang, Phu My, Laem Chabang, Ko Samui, Singapore
2020 Sails: May 2


16 Night - Grand Asia - Singapore to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Singapore with stops in Kota Kinabalu, Manila, Hong Kong, Keelung, Okinawa, Nagasaki, Hakata, Shanghai
2020 Sails: May 18


16 Night - Japan Explorer - Shanghai to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Yokohama, For Mt. Fuji, For Kyoto, Kochi, Sakaiminato, Maizuru, Niigata, Hakodate
2020 Sails: Jun 3


17 Night - New Zealand - Adelaide to Adelaide aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Adelaide with stops in Melbourne, Fiordland National Park, Port Chalmers, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland
2020 Sails: Oct 26


17 Night - New Zealand - Adelaide to Adelaide aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Adelaide with stops in Melbourne, Fiordland National Park, Port Chalmers, Akaroa, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland
2020 Sails: Dec 18


17 Night - New Caledonia & Vanuatu - Adelaide to Adelaide aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Adelaide with stops in Melbourne, Isle of Pines, Mystery Island, Port Vila, Champagne Bay, Noumea
2021 Sails: Feb 26


17 Night - Northern Explorer - Sydney to Perth (Fremantle) aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Sydney with stops in Brisbane, Cairns, Alotau, Darwin, Kimberley Coast, Broome, Geraldton, Fremantle
2021 Sails: Mar 28


17 Night - Northern Explorer - Perth (Fremantle) to Sydney aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Fremantle with stops in Geraldton, Broome, Kimberley Coast, Darwin, Cairns, Alotau, Brisbane, Sydney
2021 Sails: Apr 14


19 Night - Asia & Australia - Shanghai to Adelaide aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Hong Kong, Nha Trang, Phu My, Singapore, Benoa, Fremantle, Adelaide
2020 Sails: Oct 7


20 Night - Northern Explorer - Melbourne to Perth (Fremantle) aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Melbourne with stops in Eden, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Alotau, Darwin, Kimberley Coast, Broome, Geraldton, Fremantle
2021 Sails: Mar 25


20 Night - Asia & Australia - Brisbane to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Brisbane with stops in Benoa, Singapore, Phu My, Nha Trang, Hong Kong, Busan, Shanghai
2021 Sails: May 13


21 Night - Asia & Australia - Shanghai to Melbourne aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Hong Kong, Nha Trang, Phu My, Singapore, Benoa, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne
2020 Sails: Oct 7


22 Night - Asia & Australia - Sydney to Shanghai aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Sydney with stops in Brisbane, Benoa, Singapore, Phu My, Nha Trang, Hong Kong, Busan, Shanghai
2021 Sails: May 11


22 Night - Japan & Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure - Shanghai to Vancouver aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Incheon, Sakaiminato, Kanazawa, Akita, Muroran, X Intl Date Line, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
2021 Sails: Jun 2


24 Night - China, Japan & Southeast Asia - Shanghai to Hong Kong aboard Sapphire Princess
Starting in Shanghai with stops in Busan, Kagoshima, Hualien, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Nha Trang, Phu My, Laem Chabang, Ko Samui, Singapore, Kota Kinabalu, Manila
2020 Sails: May 2


About Sapphire Princess

The Ship. Built in 2004 and refurbished in 2012, the Sapphire Princess is a member of Princess' Grand class of cruise ships. She weighs approximately 116,000 tons, and accommodates about 2,700 passengers. Though a large ship, her careful design gives guests her an intimate feel. Glamorous touches including soaring staircases and marble floors set a tone of elegance.

Dining. The ship features a number of dining options. There are five main dining rooms each serving the same high-quality menu and exceptional service that Princess is known for: The International, the Pacific Moon, The Santa Fe, the Savoy, and the Vivaldi. Passengers may choose between traditional assigned tablemates and dining times, or "personal choice" dining with times and tables assigned on the fly. The Lido Deck restaurants serve buffets, pizza, and other options. Two reservations-only alternative dining options are available for an additional fee. Sterling Steakhouse is an upscale seafood and steakhouse venue, and Sabatini's serves high-end Italian cuisine. (Be sure to reserve these options early, as they fill up very quickly). Complimentary 24 hour room service is also available. For those in high-end cabins, Ultimate Balcony Dining provides the experience of being served an elegant private dinner on your own balcony for a small fee.

Daytime Activities. Water activities aboard the Sapphire Princess include five freshwater pools. Two pools are for kids of various ages (the "paddling pool" and the "splash pool"), and there is also a lap pool in the spa (for adults only). A large variety of events including team trivia and high tea are available each day. Duty-free shopping is available onboard, as are other entertaining activities and get-togethers throughout the day. In addition to an Internet cafe, WI-FI is available throughout the ship. The 300-square-foot outdoor LED screens show movies and events about a half dozen times each day. (Guests can even watch movies while in the pools). For a slower pace, adults can escape the rush and relax in the Sanctuary, and an adults-only sun deck.

Spa and Fitness. The full-service onboard Lotus Spa and salon provides a variety of relaxing treatments and therapies. The spa's signature treatment is the Exotic Lime & Ginger Salt Glow with Massage. Warm oil is dripped luxuriously all over your body before Lime and Ginger Salt Glow is applied, followed by Exotic Island Flower Body Lotion, leaving After rinsing away the salts, the treatment concludes with a Deep Tissue Muscle Massage. An outdoor sport court and jogging track are supplemented by a fully-equipped gym that offers weight and cardio equipment as well as fitness classes.

Nighttime Entertainment. Nightlife abounds in the Sapphire Princess' bars and dance clubs. Two theaters present Broadway-style revues featuring the ship's talented cast of singers and dancers, and a large casino offers a variety of games when the ship is at sea. Poker games and tournaments are also staged throughout each voyage.

Kids. The Sapphire Princess has dedicated Youth Centers and Teen Lounges. In "Princess Pelicans" (ages 3-7), kids are entertained with a variety of activities including Kindermusik® at Sea, kids-only dance parties, movies and cartoons, ice Cream and pizza parties, t-shirt coloring, pajama parties, and art projects. Kids 8-12 will enjoy "Shockwaves", which include kids-only dinners, dance parties, movies, video games, scavenger hunts, karaoke and talent shows, sports tournaments, California Science Center workshops, Jr.CHEF@Sea, and Klutz® projects. The teens-only exclusive Lounges are for passengers ages 13-17 include PS2/PS3 and Wii games, the latest movies, music, and foosball tables. Events include teens-only dance parties. late-night movies, sports tournaments, Casino Night, talent shows, formal dinners, mocktail competitions, DJ workshops, teen makeovers and hip hop dance classes.



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