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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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Attractions on Golden Princess


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The Piazza

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Different performances and entertaining show programs, dancing and, of course, relax drinks can make you happy today!
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Vista Lounge

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On our stage you will be able to watch the performances of comedians and illusionists. Your rest will be better with some drinks from our own bar!

Outrigger Bar

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Want to maximize your pool time and minimize your mealtime? Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at our eatery, or get take-out and dine by the pool.

SPA reception

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Youth Center Top Deck

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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. It is situated on the ...
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Vines Bar

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Voted one of the "Best Wine Bars at Sea", this is a charming corner with extensive collection of wines, like Opus One, Super Tuscans and regional offerings for purchase. The menu also includes wine...

Photo Gallery

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Our photographers have prepared for you a series of remarkable photos related to our ship. You can buy the favorite.
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Horizon Court

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Indulge in a delightful array of familiar favorites and regional dishes, in a casual setting at breakfast, lunch or dinner, and be sure to try the Crab Shack or Fondues on select evenings. Check ba...
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Teen Center

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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...

Splash Pool

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Swim, sun and enjoy yourself in our pool! There are two small splash pools, the smaller is for children and the larger is for adults.