The Diamond Princess, sisters with the Sapphire Princess, is part of Princess Cruises' Grand Class. Cruising mainly through the South Pacific, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti, this ship is perfect for the whole family.
The ship's theatre venues are designed with great acoustics and showcase stellar acts. The Diamond Princess features a casino, the 'Explorer's Lounge' with nightclub style performances, 'Skywalker's Lounge', 'Club Fusion', stage shows, karaoke, comedy events, and onboard parties. Youth programmes including youth centers are available with teen lounges, youth dining, nature and science based activities like chemistry experiments and roller coaster building, while Pete's Pals programme teaches kids about endangered species. The ship also features a golf course, duty free shopping, trivia sessions, and ping pong tournaments among many other activities.
There are many dining opportunities on board ranging from casual to specialty restaurants where you can taste local delicacies and gourmet favourites. Enjoy a drink or two at 'Crooner's', 'Wheelhouse' or 'Wake View' bar.
Come aboard the Diamond Princess and discover one of 476 cabin categories on a total of 13 decks that can accommodate 2670 passengers. Whether 15 m² or 57 m² - everyone will find their perfect cabin here. Choose your dream cabin and feel at home on board the Diamond Princess!
Discover the best of Japan on board the Diamond Princess – named the ‘Best International Ship in Japan’ by the Cruise Magazine Reader’s Poll. Set sail in Yokohama or Kobe and explore cities like Kagoshima, Okinawa, Nagasaki and Omaezaki. The ship’s Japan itineraries also include Jeju in South Korea and Taipei in Taiwan. Explore Hawaii’s volcanic islands on a sailing from California, USA or cruise to the shores of Mexico and visit Cabo San Lucas, La Paz and Ensenada. You can expect to be surrounded by an international crowd, a lot of which is Japanese. The ship has recently been refurbished to include exclusive features that appeal to its Japanese clientele, like the Japanese bath system or the Kai Sushi restaurant.
Experience the comfort and elegance of onboard accommodation that Princess is famous for. The moment you step in to your cabin, you’ll feel at home, the amenities include anything you may need on your cruise holiday: luxury linens, air conditioning, premium bath products, complimentary room service and plenty of space. Treat yourself to something special with a Suite and enjoy numerous bonus extras and priorities at embarkation and disembarkation. Go with a Two Bedroom Family Suite if you are cruising in a big group and take advantage of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living room and a spacious private balcony. Wheelchair accessible staterooms are available in different categories and include a roll in shower and an easy access closet.
Dine My Way lets you book a table at any restaurant on board, be it included or specialty, for the time that suits you. Choose where, when and with whom you eat every day, or just order snacks and cocktails poolside. Taste your way around the world at the Horizon Court, or try mouthwatering pizza at Preggo Pizzeria. Satisfy your sugar craving at Chocolate Journeys, or go with the famous Princess Burger at Trident Grill. None of the above will cost you an extra cent. Make sure you check out the exclusive Kai Sushi for traditional dishes expertly prepared right before your eyes. Book a table at the award-winning Sabatini’s and feast on authentic Italian dishes the whole family will love.
Princess has paired up with Discovery™ to let you learn something new and exciting. Star gaze on the top deck, listen to guest lecturers, take part in themed shore excursions and other Discovery at SEA activities. Get active on the Sports Deck or try your luck at the Vegas-style Casino. Art lovers will rejoice at the opportunity to engage in art auctions and lectures. The onboard library is filled with more than 2000 great books. Spend an evening watching an original musical production crafted by the world’s top directors and choreographers at the Princess Theatre, or get your feet moving on the dance floor of Club Fusion and Skywalkers Nightclub. Festivals of the World offers numerous cultural performances throughout the ship.
Enjoy some time at the adult-only hideaway, the Sanctuary. Order a signature cocktail and a light snack or spoil yourself with an al fresco massage, the Serenity Stewards are there to attend to your needs. Experience one of Japan’s favourite pastimes at IZUMI Japanese Bath that features steam rooms, hot tubs and saunas. Men and women bathe separately, except for one outdoor hot tub. Book one of the big range of beautiful and relaxing treatments at the Lotus Spa and you’ll come out renewed. There are facials, massages and body wraps on offer, as well as hair and nail services, tooth whitening and more for both men and women. Maximize your energy levels at the Fitness Centre.
The Diamond Princess is one of Princess’ smallest ships that caters mostly to adults, however, there is still plenty to keep younger passengers entertained. Spend quality family time engaging in the Festivals of the World or the Discovery at SEA activities, watch Movies Under the Stars in the evening or shoot some hoops on the Sports Deck. The ship boasts three Kids’ Clubs that are divided according to age. Your little adventurers will love pyjama parties, art projects, rocket building and treasure hunts. The not-so-little ones can hang out at their own Beach House, make new friends, learn how to dance and play dodgeball. They will also no doubt love the teen-only Rock the Boat party, complete with awards and mocktails.