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5 Experiences You Can Only Have with Princess Cruises  

September 7, 2023
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From the world's first hang-glider at sea, to the SeaWalk cantilevered 40 metres above the waves, the royal treatment awaits onboard every Princess Cruise. 

As one of the biggest cruise companies in the world, Princess Cruises has made a name for itself when it comes to groundbreaking experiences over water. Its distinctly unique yet equally remarkable fleet of 17 mid-sized ships offers adventure at every turn, with the brand-new Sun Princess and Star Princess the greatest and latest.  

From the adrenaline inducing SeaWalk cantilevered over the ocean to the thrilling Park19 activity zone and state-of-the-art entertainment centre The Dome, Princess Cruises has upped the ante, surpassing the expectations of a premium liner. And of course, award-winning dining, sun-soaked swimming pools and world-class entertainment come as standard. 

Read on to uncover the innovative experiences you’ll only find on Princess Cruises. 

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Soar above the sea at Park19 activity zone 

A view of the top deck Park19 activity zone water play area, one of the 5 Experiences You Can Only Have with Princess Cruises - Luxury Escapes
Thrills per minute at Park19.

Park19 is a multi-generational haven spanning three decks, designed for thrill-seekers and relaxation lovers alike. Exclusive to Sun Princess, this adrenaline-fuelled activity zone boasts the world-first hang glider on a ship, the Sea Breeze Rollaglider, a heart-pounding adventure that allows you to soar over the ocean at a thrilling speed of 17 kilometres-per-hour. Walk the plank, teeter over the edge on the Infinite Horizon Tilt Wall and scale new heights on the Coastal Climb with its obstacle high ropes course. If it’s relaxation you’re after, lounge in the purpose-built hammock area and refreshing splash zone.  

Where to find it: Sun Princess. 

Learn new skills with the Princess ScholarShip@Sea Program 

A bartender displaying hot to make a cocktail in the Princess ScholarShip@Sea Program, one of the 5 Experiences You Can Only Have with Princess Cruises  - Luxury Escapes
Take home a souvenir with a difference when you learn new skills onboard.

Go beyond pool hopping with Princess Cruises’ innovative ScholarShip@Sea program, and return home with new skills and knowledge. This educational initiative includes ‘edu-tainment' courses in subjects like culinary arts, visual/creative arts, photography and computer technology. More than 20 unique courses per voyage range from informative lectures on topics such as maritime history, creative arts, science, politics, nutrition, geography, health/wellness and gastronomy to niche interests including Navigation@Sea, Mixology@Sea, and Astronomy@Sea. Each one is presented by an of expert in their respective field and promises a truly unique experience.  

Where to find it: All Princess ships.

Enjoy VIP privileges with MedallionClass  

A view of a guests phone showing the VIP MedallionClass app and a refreshing cocktails, one of the 5 Experiences You Can Only Have with Princess Cruises - Luxury Escapes
Princess MedallionClass is designed to revolutionise the onboard experience.

From faster boarding and service wherever you are onboard, to turn-by-turn wayfinding and the best Wi-Fi at sea, the perks of Princess MedallionClass are designed to make your cruise smooth-sailing. For those who book, a ready‑to‑wear, water-resistant Medallion is provided at the port, so you can quickly and efficiently navigate the ship. Use it to unlock your stateroom with keyless entry, add room charges and make embarkation a breeze. Download the Princess MedallionClass app and begin to organise your adventure before you even set sail.  

Where to find it: All Princess Cruises ships. 

Walk on air with The Seawalk  

A couple enjoying the SeaWalk which is one of the 5 Experiences You Can Only Have with Princess Cruises - Luxury Escapes
A new way to soak up the sea-nery: SeaWalk.

An awe-inspiring glass walkway extending dramatically over the ocean, The SeaWalk is a groundbreaking marvel and the first of its kind at sea. Spanning an impressive 18 metres in length, this architectural wonder dares to cantilever 40 metres above the waves and eight beyond the ship's edge, affording thrilling vistas of the ever-changing seascape. For an added thrill across the ship, the SeaView Bar takes a daring step further with its panelled glass floor, where masterfully mixed drinks are served with theatrical flair.  

Where to find it: Royal Princess, Regal Princess and Majestic Princess. 

Be dazzled by ‘The Dome’  

Image of The Dome, showing a glass ceiling and an amphitheater of sun loungers, one of the 5 Experiences You Can Only Have with Princess Cruises  - Luxury Escapes
The Dome is set to take onboard entertainment to new heights.

Drawing inspiration from the terraces of Santorini, The Dome is an unprecedented multi-tiered entertainment destination and the first-ever glass-encased dome on a cruise ship. This dual-purpose space harmoniously fuses indoor and outdoor spaces that transform with the sun. By day, it’s a South Beach-style oasis where poolside relaxation rules, and by night, it transforms into a riveting entertainment arena. Here, performances including acrobatic spectaculars created in partnership with the renowned Cirque Éloize are held under the stars and dazzle with state-of-the-art lighting effects. 

Where to find it: Sun Princess and Star Princess.

Feature image: Ruby Princess.

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About Annabel Fuller
Lover of gelato and all things travel, Annabel is happiest when exploring new places, soaking in the glorious sun rays and scuba diving. When she's not writing about the most glamorous destinations, she's on the lookout for her next adventure.

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