Royal Princess makes maiden call to Kangaroo Island

Royal Princess makes maiden call to Kangaroo Island
Edited by Travel Weekly


    In a befitting end to the cruise season Down Under Royal Princess made her maiden call to Kangaroo Island last week.

    Mayor Michael Pengilly kindly welcomed the crew and guests to one of Australia’s most famous islands.

    This maiden call followed Coral Princess’ voyage to Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island at the beginning of the season back in late 2023.

    (Lead Image: Kevin Grant- Royal Princess Staff Captain, Michael Pengilly- Mayor of Kangaroo Island, Andrea Magrin- Hotel General Manager, Susi Whitehead- Chair of Kangaroo Island Tourism Alliance).

    On its website, Princess describes  Kangaroo Island as having the kind of  “beauty that will stop you in your tracks”.

    “Over half the island is covered with “old-growth” bush land supporting huge populations of kangaroo, koala, goana, wallaby and other native Australian animals. Blessed by vast, open spaces and loads of sun, the “Islanders” raise sheep, create and cellar wines, produce sheep’s milk cheese, distill eucalyptus oil, and harvest the honey of the treasured Ligurian Bee. And there is a thriving art community producing internationally renowned artwork, woolen items, and crafts. The quintessential seaside town of Penneshaw, where cruise ships dock and ferries come and go, is your gateway to it all”.

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