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Princess to make its longest world cruise from Australia

Crown Princess will make a 114-day round cruise from Australia in May 2026
In May 2026 Princess Cruises’ 3,080-passenger Crown Princess will depart Australia on a 114-day world cruise to 48 destinations in 31 countries across six continents.

She will sail to Southeast Asia, across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.

She continues to the Baltic Sea and Iceland before crossing the Atlantic and heading for the St Lawrence River en route to Québec.

Following a Panama Canal transit she will sail across the South Pacific, returning to Australia via Pitcairn Island.

50 UNESCO Sites

The voyage includes access to 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, overnights in New York, Lima and Québec and late-night stays in a range of destinations including Reykjavik and Papeete.

Part of three-ship season

In the just-released 2025-26 Australia and New Zealand programme, Crown Princess will be joined by Grand Princess and Discovery Princess.

As reported here, the 3,660-passenger Discovery Princess is making her Down Under debut and will be the biggest ship Princess has put in Australian waters.

Together the three ships will visit 78 destinations in 18 countries on 120 departures.