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Golden Princess

Capacity
2600
Crew
1100
Tonnage
108 865
Length
951 ft (290 m)
First voyage
2001
Decks
17

Golden Princess is a Grand-class cruise ship with Princess Cruises that entered service in 2001. She is the sister ship of Grand Princess and Star Princess. She measures 109,000 gross tons and carries 2,600 passengers (double occupancy) plus 1,100 crew members. From 2009 to September 2015, she primarily operated on the Hawaii, and the West Coast of the United States routes. Golden was constructed in Italy by Fincantieri and is Bermudan flagged.

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Golden Princess

Cruiseline: 
Capacity (DO): 
2600
Crew: 
1100
Tonnage: 
108 865
Length: 
951 ft (290 m)
Beam: 
118 ft (36 m)
First voyage: 
2001
Decks: 
17

Golden Princess is a Grand-class cruise ship with Princess Cruises that entered service in 2001. She is the sister ship of Grand Princess and Star Princess. She measures 109,000 gross tons and carries 2,600 passengers (double occupancy) plus 1,100 crew members. From 2009 to September 2015, she primarily operated on the Hawaii, and the West Coast of the United States routes. Golden was constructed in Italy by Fincantieri and is Bermudan flagged.

Golden Princess was one of the first major cruise ships to sail to Antarctic waters in 2006. She was dry docked in Victoria from mid-April to early-May 2009, in order to refurbish the entire ship. She was also drydocked in 2012 and again in 2015, where major refurbishments and addition of several new amenities took place.

Facilities

The facilities on Golden Princess include a nine hole mini golf course, several pools, a spa, a gym and a poolside theatre. The ship's main theater located at the forward of the ship seats approximately 1,000.

Areas of operation

Prior to 2016, the Golden Princess sailed from Alaska in the northern summer months. Before moving to South America for the southern summer season and to Alaska for the northern summer season, she would reposition to Los Angeles, California sailing short cruises to the West Coast and/or a single 28-night cruise to Hawaii and Tahiti. For the seasons that she did not sail to South America, she would do round-trip sailings to Hawaii from Los Angeles.

Starting with the 2015-16 season, she sailed Australia cruises from Melbourne for the southern summer months. In the northern summer season starting in 2016, she began to sail roundtrip cruises from China, based out of Tianjin. In 2017, the Golden Princess was based in Australia year-round, filling the gap with the departure of the Dawn Princess. However, in 2018, the Golden Princess returned to Alaska during the northern summer months. Golden Princess will be based in Melbourne again in the 2019 summer season.

Future

In October 2020 Princess Cruises will transfer Golden Princess to P&O Australia, who will rename her Pacific Adventure.

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Golden_Princess

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Attractions on Golden Princess


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International Cafe

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Open around the clock, you'll always find something delicious to nosh on from breakfast parfaits to grilled paninis and gourmet salads, daily soups and a host of tasty desserts including freshly ba...
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Sabatini's

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Our popular Italian dining option is arguably one of the "Best Cruise Ship Specialty Restaurants" at sea (USA TODAY). You’ll be astonished by the signature pastas and seafood specialties, as well a...

Calypso Bar

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Quench your thirst with our award-winning craft beer, brewed exclusively by acclaimed local breweries and only available on board of Diamond Princess. Also you can find a wide array of wines, cockt...
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Youth Center

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Our Youth Centers ages 3-12 are staffed by entertaining and experienced counselors, all of whom are dedicated and trained to make sure kids are having the best vacation ever.
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Teen Center Top Deck

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In our Teens-only exclusive Centers, passengers ages 13-17 can make new friends while enjoying all of the coolest amenities. Our Lounges are packed with PS2/PS3 and Wii games, the latest movies, mu...
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Princess Fine Arts Gallery

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When is a cruise an opportunity to enrich? When it's a Princess cruise. You will enjoy great reproductions and pictures together with lectures, art exhibits and classes taught by local experts.
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Wheelhouse Bar

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Located inside The Wheelhouse Bar guests can enjoy a variety of beer, wine and cocktail selections as well as our all new expansive Whiskey Bar Menu, featuring award winning whiskies, bourbons and ...
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Hot Tub

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Sometimes floating serenely just isn't enough - splash around or take a dip in one of this ship's bubbling hot tubs.

Beauty Salon

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While you're on vacation and feeling your best, you can still continue to look your best. Our full-service salon will keep you coiffed from head to toe.

Teen Hot Tub

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Sometimes floating serenely just isn't enough - splash around or take a dip in one of this ship's bubbling hot tubs. For teens only.