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Star Princess

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After 18 years of voyages to unforgettable destinations, Star Princess is ready to embark on a new adventure as part of P&O Cruises Australia. However, there's no need to despair as Princess Cruises have plenty more exciting ships to choose from.

However you want to make the most of your cruise experience, Star Princess is a ship that has everything you need to make it one of the most memorable holidays of your life. Star Princess entered service with Princess Cruises in 2002 and features spacious interiors and attractive public rooms. Comprising of 13 decks and weighing 109,000 tonnes, Star Princess is a destination all of her own. After a multi-million pound renovation in early 2018, guests sailing onboard Star Princess can sail away in style and come back feeling brand new. Refreshed facilities and upgrades ensure relaxed and comfortable sailing for all onboard.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 01/01/2002
Tonnage 109000
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins 28
Number Of Decks 13
Number Of Elevators 14
Number Of Pools 4
Number Of Restaurants 4
Formal Nights Yes
Kids Clubs Yes
Maximum Capacity 2600 (3100)
Crew 1150
Refurbished 01/01/2018

Ship Facilities


With an entire fleet inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society, it’s clear to see straight away that dining onboard Star Princess is something special. Each chef's menu is creative and the selections change every day to combine the finest ingredients making for mouthwatering food.

You can sample this amazing cuisine with the various styles of dining available onboard Star Princess. Traditional dining offers a formal eating experience set in lavish dining rooms with attentive waiter service. There is also Anytime dining meaning that you aren’t limited to eating at a fixed time or place on the ship, an option which makes Star Princess an attractive option for families with young children.

Complimentary dining
  • Portofino Dining Room
  • Amalfi Dining Room
  • Capri Dining Room
  • International Café
  • Horizon Court
  • Trident Grill
  • Prego pizzeria
  • Sundaes Ice Cream
  • Speciality dining
  • Sabatini’s
  • Crown Grill seafood and steakhouse
  • Crab Shack

For something even more exclusive, guests can also choose from two dining experience. Chef’s Table is an intimate behind the scenes tour of the ship’s galley, followed by a delicious multicourse feast, while Ultimate Balcony Dining is an upgraded version of room service, complete with personalised mealtimes.


By night Star Princess delights passengers with a wide range of entertainment. Princess Cruise’s style of cruising offers you the flexibility to take in as much or as little of what’s on offer as you’d like. Princess Theatre and Vista Show Lounge are the main show lounges where live productions are performed by seasoned professionals with the same calibre of what you’d expect to see on a Broadway stage.

If you like to get up on your feet, move to the rhythm of the disco beat in the Explorers Lounge or Skywalkers Nightclub located 15 decks above sea. Alternatively, try your luck in the lavishly decorated casino, with slot machines and your favourite game tables, just waiting for you to win big.

  • Princess Theatre
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • Vista Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Promenade Bar
  • Skywalkers Nightclub
  • Sports Bar and Cigar and Spirits Lounge
  • Casino


Onboard Star Princess, children have their own cool place to hang out. Video games, movies, kid’s karaoke and crafts are all available in the youth and teen centres, meaning that adults can relax in the peace of mind that children are safe and having a whale of a time.

Camp Discovery, the onboard kids' club, has been designed in partnership with the Discovery Channel and offers children educational entertainment. The ship's youth centres provide age appropriate activities so that children can enjoy their time onboard making new friends in a safe and secure environment. The Treehouse (ages 3-7), The Lodge (ages 8-12) and The Beach House (ages 13-17) each have their own distinct and attractive theme.

Things to do

Spa and fitness

Whether you want to get your heart rate pumping with a game of basketball or drift away in a relaxing hot tub, there are many facilities and activities onboard Star Princess that will keep you looking and feeling your best throughout your cruise holiday. Passengers are invited to make full use of the ships jogging track, golf simulators and the state-of-the-art gymnasium. Less strenuous exercise is available in the form of Princess Links, Star Princess’s nine-hole putting course and the traditional shuffleboard area. As with Princess Cruises brand of cruising, the fabulous Lotus Spa® gym and fitness area makes an appearance on Star Princess. This tranquil space invites passengers to linger all day or enjoy a brief respite with spa treatments and personalised pampering. Lotus Spa® also includes fitness classes and beauty salon services allowing you to return to the world renewed in body, mind and spirit.


Boasting four pools and nine whirlpools, every guest can sit back and relax at the side of the pool. Despite the passenger capacity of the ship, these areas never feel crowded, meaning that you can really make the most of the sun loungers and soak up the rays. For families, the Calypso Reef and Pool caters perfectly for all ages, so everyone can enjoy some time splashing about in the water.

At the heart of the ship is the three-story Piazza and it’s here that guests can find all sorts of amenities, from an art gallery to gift shops, an internet café and a library. Being at the centre of Star Princess, this is also a busy meeting area for guests, so if you enjoy people watching, this is the place to come and watch the world pass by.