Tokyo, Shimizu, Osaka, Taipei, Hong Kong, Manila, Alotau, Conflict Islands, Brisbane, Sydney

$4599—Japan, Asia & PNG: 27-nt fly-cruise-tour, save $1750

Travelzoo Staff
Cruise from Tokyo to Sydney enjoying stops in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines and Papua New Guinea

Why We Love This Deal

This sensational package from Cruise1st takes you from the gastronomy of Osaka to the buzzing streets of Tokyo on a five-day guided tour, then places you onboard Princess Cruises Diamond Princess for a 22-night cruise to Sydney.

Departing Osaka, you'll visit Nara Park with its more than one thousand deer, the ancient city of Kyoto, the onsens and architecture of Takayama and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Shirakawa-go. You'll also ascend to the 5th station of the unmissable Mt Fuji, offering incredible views of the Fuji Five Lakes area below. Boarding the Diamond Princess in Tokyo bound for Australia, you'll stop in the electric cities of Taipei, Hong Kong and Manila then head onto Papua New Guinea with stops in Alotau and the breathtaking Conflict Islands.

This itinerary is just $170 a night per person, and we found that this 27-night holiday offers Travelzoo members savings up to $1750 per person.

What's Included

  • International airfare from Sydney to Osaka
  • 5-night tour from Osaka to Tokyo with incredible highlights, including Nara, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-Go, Nagano and Mt Fuji
  • 22-night cruise aboard Diamond Princess from Tokyo to Sydney, visiting Shimizu, Osaka, Taipei, Hong Kong, Manila, Alotau, Conflict Islands and Brisbane including meals and entertainment

Departing Australia on 30 August 2024. 

Cabin Upgrades: Prices are based on an Inside cabin while cruising. Should you prefer a little extra comfort and space, upgrade to an Oceanview cabin from an additional $270 - $530 per person or to a Balcony cabin for an extra $1500 - $2000 per person.

About the cruise: 

Tokyo - Shimizu - Osaka - Taipei - Hong Kong - Manila - Alotau - Conflict Islands - Brisbane - Sydney

Starting in Yokohama, Tokyo, your first stop with be in Shimizu to view the iconic snow-capped Mt Fuji. From here, you’ll make your way to Osaka, known as Japan’s street food capital. Here you’ll delight in endless culinary delights before heading to the ancient city of Kyoto and on to Nara. After several days at sea, you’ll reach Keelung in Taipei, a fascinating city full of ancient forts and temples and beautiful scenery. Next up is Hong Kong, a cosmopolitan metropolis that is perfect for shopping, discovering sensational cuisine, or simply wandering its colourful streets. After another day spent sailing, you’ll arrive in the fast-paced and fascinating city of Manila. Here you’ll find museums, parks, theatres, shopping malls and an endless supply of delicious restaurants to choose from. For the next six days, you’ll be cruising and will be free to revel in all the exciting amenities onboard the Diamond Princess. Your next destination is Alotau in Papua New Guinea, a picturesque coastal town known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. From here, you’ll head to the Conflict Islands, a remote archipelago located in the coral sea known for its outstanding natural beauty - crystal-clear turquoise waters, vibrant coral reefs, and powdery white sandy beaches. On next to Brisbane, where you can enjoy all that the capital of our sunshine state has to offer before making your way to your final destination of Sydney.

* Subject to availability and some restrictions may apply. All prices are in AUD and based on twin share. Airfares are based on departures from Sydney; for an additional $200 per person, you can choose to depart from either Brisbane or Melbourne.


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When You Can Go

30 August 2024


Up to $1750 per person

How to Book

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Please mention 'Travelzoo' at time of booking.

$4599—Japan, Asia & PNG: 27-nt fly-cruise-tour, save $1750