Duration
20 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
03 Jul 2020
Destination
Asia & Asia Pacific
Enjoy a 20 Night Cruise sailing from Brisbane to Tokyo onboard Sun Princess! During your sailing experience the Milne Bay Provinces of Papua New Guinea with deep crystal-clear blue waters and mountainous islands. You will also delve into cultural experiences in Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Busan and Osaka. Whilst onboard Sun Princess all meals are included throughout your journey.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit Alotau, Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Busan, Osaka, Shimizu and Tokyo
  • Refresh your body and mind in the onboard with the Lotus Spa and salon
  • Indulge your inner gourmet on Food & Wine Magazine’s Best Cruise Line for Food Lovers

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
20 Nights Asia and Asia Pacific on Sun Princess
All meals onboard, anytime dining or traditional dining
Room Service (24 hours)
Casual Dining Venues
Beverages (Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non- Specialty Coffee)
Captain’s Welcome Champagne Waterfall Reception, Theme Night Parties
Entertainment: Movies Under the Stars, Discovery at SeaTM Onboard Activities Theatre/Production Shows & Guest Entertainer Shows
Activities: Bars, Nightclubs, Discos, Casino, Bingo, Dancing, Karaoke & Comedy, Library & Princess Book Club, Zumba Classes, Afternoon Trivia

SAIL DATE
  • Departs 03 Jul 2020

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Fri 03 Jul 2020 – Brisbane, Australia
  • Day 2: Sat 04 Jul 2020- At Sea
  • Day 3: Sun 05 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 4: Mon 06 Jul 2020 – Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Day 5:  Tue 07 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 6: Wed 08 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 7: Thu 09 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 8: Fri 10 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 9: Sat 11 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 10: Sun 12 Jul 2020 – Manila, Philippines
  • Day 11: Mon 13 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 12: Tue 14 Jul 2020 – Hong Kong
  • Day 13: Wed 15 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 14: Thu 16 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 15: Fri 17 Jul 2020 – Shanghai, China
  • Day 16: Sat 18 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 17: Sun 19 Jul 2020 – Busan, South Korea
  • Day 18: Mon 20 Jul 2020 – At Sea
  • Day 19: Tue 21 Jul 2020 – Osaka, Japan
  • Day 20: Wed 22 Jul 2020 –  Shimizu, Japan
  • Day 21: Thu 23 Jul 2020 – Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE
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WHY BOOK WITH MY DISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
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Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 03 Jul 2020
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised prices are based on a twin and single package staying in an Inside cabin
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team who will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes items of a personal nature, travel insurance, flights, shore excursions, speciality restaurants, beverages.

TO BOOK YOUR TASMANIA CRUISE ON SUN PRINCESS, PURCHASE ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300404606
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Fri 03 Jul 2020 - Brisbane, Australia

Departs 17:00 Once considered the “country cousin” among Australian cities, Brisbane today is the nation’s third-largest metropolis and one of the most desirable places to live in the country. Lying on the banks of the meandering Brisbane River, this cosmopolitan city boasts elegant 19th-century sandstone buildings, a lively cultural scene and superb parklands. Brisbane is also your gateway to uniquely Australian adventures, be it the theme parks on the Gold Coast or Queensland’s dazzling beaches.
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Sat 04 Jul - At Sea

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Sun 05 Jul - At Sea

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Mon 06 Jul - Alotau

Arrives at 07:00 – Departs 16:00 Alotau is the capital of the Milne Bay Province, which lies at the most south-eastern tip of PNG. It is a very scenic town on the north shore of Milne Bay. It is a quiet, friendly provincial town. Ecotourism is being developed here focusing on the rainforest, trekking, bird watching, bat caving, fishing, snorkelling, war sites, surfing and cultural sites of interest. The province has the richest marine biodiversity in the world which is why so many divers flock to this area. There are orchids, marsupials, birds of paradise, mountains, islands, rainforest, waterfalls, hot springs and skull caves as well as a fascinating local history.
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Tue 07 Jul - At Sea

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Wed 08 Jul - At Sea

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Thu 09 Jul - At Sea

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Fri 10 Jul - At Sea

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Sat 11 Jul - At Sea

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Sun 12 Jul - Manila, Philippines

Arrives at 12:00 – Departs 20:00 The city of Manila is the cosmopolitan capital of the Philippines located on the west coast of the island of Luzon. It is a gateway to the many islands and tourist destinations north and south of the Philippines. Metro Manila has its own share of attractions to suit every interest. Popular attractions include Malacanang Palace, the official residence of the Philippine heads of state; Rizal Park, Paco Park or Intramuros the old walled city, Quiapo and Chinatown for a dash of local colour. For more outdoor fun and entertainment, there are sunset cruises around Manila Bay and open-air cultural events held Friday evenings at Paco Park, Saturday evenings at Puerta Real in Intramuros and Sunday afternoons at Rizal Park. Visitors can also explore the museums of the Cultural Center of the Philippines located along Roxas Boulevard.
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Mon 13 Jul - At Sea

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Tue 14 Jul - Hong Kong

Arrives at 07:00 – Departs 23:00 Hong Kong is a city-state situated on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and the South China Sea, it is renowned for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour. It is a major tourist destination as well as being one of the world’s major business centres. It is also a bustling port and commercial centre with many luxury hotels and a highly developed transport system. Places worth visiting include Tsimshatsui complex – shops, restaurants and a space museum, the harbour and its magnificent skyline. The Peak allows the opportunity to take a tram to the ‘top’ of Hong Kong Island for exceptional views and the Peak Tower, night markets, Ocean Park, the floating restaurants, Repulse Bay, with the Tin Hau Temple overlooking the beach, Stanley Market, the New Territories countryside, the Chinese markets; Miu Fat Monastery, Chinese temples, Aberdeen, Lantau Island and the splendid Po Lin Monastery. There are delightful beaches on the islands of Lantau, Lamma and Cheung Chau.
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Wed 15 Jul - At Sea

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Thu 16 Jul - At Sea

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Fri 17 Jul - Shanghai, China

Arrives at 07:00 – Departs 23:00 Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the People’s Republic of China and the eighth largest in the world. Widely regarded as the citadel of China’s modern economy, the city also serves as one of the most important cultural, commercial, financial, industrial and communications centres of China. Shanghai is also one of the world’s busiest ports and became the largest cargo port in the world in 2005. Shanghai is known as the ‘Paris of the East’ with the best skyline in Asia, reflecting both Oriental and European influences. In recent years, a number of modern buildings have been added to the city, such as the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Library, Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Circus City, Shanghai City-Planning Exhibition Hall and Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai Science & Technology Museum.
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Sat 18 Jul - At Sea

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Sun 19 Jul - Busan, South Korea

Arrives at 07:00 – Departs 18:00 Busan is a city located in the south-eastern province of South Gyeongsang, South Korea. It is South Korea’s second-largest metropolis after Seoul. It is the largest port city in South Korea and the fifth largest port in the world. Busan has some historic sights, beautiful beaches, healing hot springs and inspirational nature reserves. Each autumn, the city conducts an international film festival. Visitors will also want to see the Beomeo-a Temple, one of the country’s five Great Temples. Haeundae Beach is one of Busan’s most popular attractions; people come from all over the country, particularly in late July and early August. The city is also famous for its seafood. The Busan fish market has a huge selection of fresh seafood in the early morning. Although primarily known as a port, the city has many steep hills, creating a very unusual mix of mountains and ocean.
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Mon 20 Jul - At Sea

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Tue 21 Jul - Osaka, Japan

Arrives at 07:00 – Departs 19:00 Osaka is a city in the Kansai region of Japan’s main island of Honshu. It is located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay. It is well-known for its abundance of excellent restaurants and the performing arts of Kabuki and Bunraku. The city also boasts an impressive aquarium and superb Museum of Oriental Ceramics. The city’s busy Namba and Umeda districts are renowned for their nightlife and the Dotonburi area is particularly lively after dark. Universal Studios Japan, a 140-acre theme park in Osaka, is enormously popular. The Port of Osaka’s most famous attraction is Osaka Castle. It is the symbol of the city, containing 13 structures that are official national Important Cultural Assets including the grand gates and turrets on the outer moat. The Castle is a magnificent sight, with grand high walls, a wide moat, and ornamental tile roofs and carved reliefs, all gilded in gold.
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Wed 22 Jul - Shimizu, Japan

Arrives at 12:00 – Departs 21:00 Shimizu is a town located in Suntō District, Shizuoka, Japan. Shimizu is located at the northern end of Izu Peninsula. In 2005, Shimizu was absorbed by the neighbouring city of Shizuoka. The Kakita River flows through the town. The Port of Shimizu is famous for its Japanese mandarin oranges, and there are many green tea farms in the mountains surrounding the city. The port is the country’s leading tuna landing fishing port. The Port of Shimizu is located in a beautiful area with many opportunities for travellers. Within the city is the S-Pulse Dream Plaza, a modern complex that contains Japan’s first sushi museum, Chibimaruko-chan Land, and the Shimizu Soccer Museum. Miho no Matsubara is the peninsula stretching into Matsubara Bay. With wonderful green pine trees, white waves on a crystal blue sea, and great views of Mount Fuji in the background. The Port of Shimizu is just 37 kilometres southeast of the famous Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain and a sacred site. This dormant volcano last erupted in 1708. You can enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Fuji from the very popular Hakone resort.
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Thu 23 Jul - Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

Arrives at 06:00  Yokohama is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture and the second-largest city in Japan by population after Tokyo. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshū. It is a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area. Yokahama offers a wide variety of attractions. The historic port area is Kannai. Next, to the waterfront, Yamashita Park in Yokohama Marine Tower, the tallest inland lighthouse in the world. Further inland lies Yokohama Chinatown, the largest Chinatown in Japan and one of the largest in the world. Nearby is Yokohama Stadium, the Silk Center, and the Yokohama Doll Museum. Isezakichō and Noge areas offer many colourful shops and bars. The futuristic Minato Mirai 21 harbourside redevelopment offers many points of interest. The highlights are the Landmark Tower which is the tallest building in Japan, Queen’s Square Yokohama (a shopping mall) and the Cosmo Clock 21, which was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world when it was built in 1989 and conveniently doubles as “the world’s biggest clock”. It’s time to say goodbye to Sun Princess!
SUN PRINCESS
Cruising on Sun Princess is always an invitation to discover the wonders of the world, with the luxury of a world-class vessel. Whether you seek an active escape or total tranquillity, the ship has it all. Day and night you will love all the entertainments, activities, and amenities onboard.
Dining: 
  • Anytime Dining: Just like a restaurant at home, the choice is yours! Anytime Dining enables guests the freedom to dine when and with whom they wish, at any time between 5:30 PM and 10 PM. Reservations are available through an onboard dining hotline, but not required, and diners may choose to eat only with their own group or be seated with other guests.
  • Traditional Dining: This option allows you to dine at the same time each day and enjoy the same tablemates and waitstaff throughout your voyage. Choose from either early or late seating.
  • Crafted by Curtis Stone: In the Main Dining Room, savour fresh new cuisine designed by award-winning Chef Curtis Stone during every voyage.
  • You will also love: 
    • SHARE℠ by Curtis Stone (speciality restaurant)
    • Chocolate Journeys℠
    • Kai Seafood Bar (speciality restaurant)
    • Sterling Steakhouse℠ (speciality restaurant)
    • International Café
    • Horizon Court (buffet)
    • Amuleto Café
    • New Zealand Natural Ice Cream
    • Terrace Grill (burgers & hot dogs)
Activities onboard:
  • Discovery at SEA™ Programs
  • Festivals of the World
  • Shops of Princess
  • Art Gallery & Auctions
  • Photo & Video Gallery
  • Platinum Photography Studio
  • Enrichment Classes
  • Freshwater Pools & Hot Tubs
  • Sports Court (basketball, volleyball, tennis)
Entertainments onboard:
  • Movies Under the Stars®
  • Original Musical Productions
  • Music & Dancing
  • Vegas-style Casino
  • Featured Guest Entertainers
  • Princess Theater
  • Beer & Wine Festival
  • Crooners Bar
  • Vista Show Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
Joyful rejuvenation:
  • The Princess Luxury Bed
  • SLEEP by Princess
  • The Sanctuary (retreat for adults)
  • Lotus Spa
  • Lotus Spa Fitness Center
  • Fitness Classes
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
How many people in a cabin? At MyDiscoveries we can book a cabin that is right for you. For Solo, Triple and Quad cabins call us on 1300 404 606 
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
How do I book shore excursions? This depends on the cruise line. Bookings for shore excursions can only be made once your cruise has been paid in full and the cruise line has opened up the booking capability in their system (typically this is around 6 months before departure).
Can I take alcohol on my cruise? This depends on the cruise line, however, the in most instances the answer is no.
What will I pay for on board? This depends on the cruise line and the type of fare you have purchased. To find out the specifics for the cruise you are interested in please contact us on 1300 404 606.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the My Discoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly instalment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE
What type of clothes should I bring? This depends on the cruise line and the destination. Our cruise specialists will be happy to answer questions over the phone or you can search ‘packing’ and ‘cruise’ on the MyDiscoveries website where we have written stories and checklists to help answer this exact question.
When will I receive my documentation? This depends on when you are travelling and when you booked your cruise. If you haven’t received your documentation 30 days before departure please contact us on 1300 404 606 and we can investigate further for you.
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