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Romance on a Cruiseship

Updated on October 28, 2012

Cruise to Alaska

Have you always wanted to go on a cruise to Alaska ? Or even just a local cruise and not sure if it is for you or not ?

A 7 day cruise will give you a taste of the cruising lifestyle while enjoying some onboard romance or making new friends.

Choosing a cruise to suit you!

For our honeymoon when we got married last year we decided a cruise would be ideal for us so we could relax & unwind together while exploring places we had never been.

We chose Tasmania for that reason. We are keen to spend more time exploring there , however it was exciting to call into the ports on board a beautiful cruise liner .

Its the whole package that is exciting , arriving by taxi at the port in Darling Harbour , Sydney seeing the Sun princess there waiting for us to board.

After showing our tickets, being allocated our cruise cards for on board spending & our cabin numbers it was time to board the ship!

When we arrived on level 5 to our delight & excitement We opened the door to discover a cabin with a porthole !

The cabins are lovely , big bed, en suite a fridge , fresh fruit daily , would have liked a jug for early morning cup of tea in bed !

The staff really make sure you are looked after especially on special events & we had a just married balloon by our door which we loved !

Being on the deck as we sail out of Sydney Harbour & through the heads was amazing, waving to everyone on shore , going under the bridge !

We had a wonderful welcome in Bernie , Tasmania with a welcome committee shops opened especially for us .

After a browse in the local shops we enjoyed fish n chips on the beach before going back on board.

There was even a band to farewell us as we sailed away !

In Port Arthur we had to line up to be able to have a seat on the lifeboats to go ashore !

We were fortunate and after a short ride in was left with plenty of time to visit the prison, have a local cruise.

1. Romantic days on board swimming , lazing in the spa with a glass of wine.

2. No cooking !! Wander up to the buffet or dining room for Breakfast - lunch & dinner for a large choice of delicious food & drink .

Be waited on & best of all --- N o DISHES to do !

3. Enjoy a choice of exciting shows on board or a movie , always something to do.

Have a feast in your room looking out of the port hole watching the waves, land in the distance.

Come back to a freshly made bed , clean towels laid out for you !

Enjoy visiting new places, meet new people .

We did the cruise out of Sydney Harbour to Tasmania, visiting Melbourne , Bernie , Port Arthur & Hobart.

Some of the benefits of the Sun Princess are --

410 staterooms include balconies The Sanctuary Premium Steakhouse Hamburger and hot dog grill, ice cream bar, pizzeria and patisserie 24-hour dining and room service A wide variety of bars and lounges that have great views and are very relaxing. Two swimming pools, plus additional pools for children Lotus Spa, gym and fitness area Sports court including shuffleboard Digital golf simulator Princess Theater with great shows each night. Casino Duty-free boutiques, great specials at times. 24-hour Internet Cafe (wireless access available) Library and writing room for peace & quiet if that's what you are after.

On board are children's clubs so mum & dad can have some time alone !

I am hoping to have our first anniversary on the Sun Princess trip to New Zealand in December as I haven't been to the Bay of Islands or Milford Sound & would love to see places as well as revisiting Lyttelton Harbour where we used to visit as children.

Romance on the Sun Princess

Relax out at sea on the Sun Princess
Relax out at sea on the Sun Princess
Explore diferent ports at leisure
Explore diferent ports at leisure
Romance on our honeymoon
Romance on our honeymoon
Cabins are a decent size .
Cabins are a decent size .
I first saw Sydney Harbour on board the Canberra in December 1984
I first saw Sydney Harbour on board the Canberra in December 1984


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      Loveslove 7 years ago from England

      Your cruise sounds lovely..we were going on a cruise this year but after waiting for a late deal for too long went to Italy instead which was fabulous...decided on a cruise in early summer next year but son has decided to get married next year so its on hold again til 2012 .Enjoy your cruise to New Zealand.