Golden Princess (Princess Cruises)


Golden Princess was the second of nine Grand style-class ships by Princess Cruises, ordered originally in February 1998.

She primarily sails from her new homeport of Melbourne, Australia during the summer. In the winter she will move to Tianjin and sail roundtrip cruises around China. She joins her part-sister Sapphire Princess who sails year-round from Shanghai – the first two ships for Princess Cruises based in China.


Golden Princess is one of the two remaining ships to have the “spoiler / handlebar” still on the rear of her on the top deck. It was removed from her sister, Grand Princess in 2011.

Ship info

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Status: In service
Ship size: Resort Ship
Ship class: Grand
Sister ships:
Passengers: 2,636
Staterooms: 1,318
Total crew: 1,100
Ship length: 289.9 m
Ship beam: 36.0 m
Ship draft: 792.0 m
Tonnage: 108,865
No. of decks: 17
Elevators: 14
Service speed: 22.5 knots
Onboard currency: US Dollar
Registry port: Hamilton (Bermuda)
IMO number: 9192351
Call sign: ZCDA9

Build details

Shipyard: Fincantieri Monfalcone
Build date: 2000
Build cost: $450 million USD
Entered service: May 2001


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