Pacific Princess Overview

Launched in 1999, Pacific Princess is on the smaller end of the Princess cruise ship spectrum, enabling her to access a wide range of ports. Her exciting schedule sees her sailing to islands in the South Pacific, through the Panama Canal and on worldwide cruises. Her sister ship is the Ocean Princess.

Specs: the Pacific Princess at a glance

The Pacific Princess weighs 30,277 tonnes, measures 593 feet in length and spans 9 decks. She can accommodate 680 passengers and 350 crew members. Her cruise speed is 18 knots.

Accommodation: Pacific Princess rooms and suites

There are five accommodation categories on the Pacific Princess: Interior Double, Oceanview Double, Oceanview Double with Balcony, Minisuite and Owner's Suite. An impressive 92 per cent of these rooms have beautiful sea views, so unless you opt for a modest interior you will be able to enjoy watching the ocean go by.

Entertainment: things to do on board the Pacific Princess

From enrichment lectures by day to production shows in the Cabaret Lounge by night, there's plenty of activities to keep you well-entertained at sea.

Highlights include:

  • Scholarship@Sea enrichment programme (photography lessons, technology classes and more)
  • Live music and shows at the Cabaret Lounge
  • Relaxing pool area, 2 whirlpools and a spacious sun deck
  • Lotus Spa, Gym and Fitness Centre
  • Luxury duty-free designer shops
  • Well-equipped casino and adjacent bar

Food: Pacific Princess restaurants

The Pacific Princess may be small, but the dining options are vast! Although there are a select few venues, you will find extensive menus at each one, ensuring all taste buds are covered, from classic comfort food to gourmet fine dining.

Dining included in your Pacific Princess ticket:

  • Club Restaurant: formal dining room
  • Panorama Buffet
  • Patisserie
  • Pizzeria
  • Deck barbeque
  • Afternoon tea
  • 24-hour room service

Specialty dining (not included in your fare):


  • Sabatini's Italian Restaurant
  • Sterling Steakhouse


Destinations: Pacific Princess itineraries

The Pacific Princess has a busy and varied schedule, with several round the world trips each year, as well as shorter sailings to French Polynesia, Hawaii and through the Panama Canal. Shore excursions in the islands tend to focus on swimming, snorkeling and soaking up some sun at the beach, while city ports offer a variety of historical and cultural tours. Some popular examples include a Hollywood Scavenger Hunt in Los Angeles, a day trip to the Australian Parliament in Canberra from Sydney and a scenic gondola ride in Venice.

Things to remember: On board Pacific Princess

Here are some helpful facts to keep in mind when planning a holiday on board the Pacific Princess:

  • This beautiful ship offers a traditional cruise experience, with formal dining and a smart dress code.
  • Families are more than welcome on board, but please be aware that children's facilities are smaller when compared to other Princess ships.
  • One amazing benefit of being on an intimate ship is that the service is absolutely exceptional - if you have any questions or concerns, just ask one of the friendly crew.