Not every moment of Will and Kate's tour through Australia and New Zealand has been fun — some of it has been genuinely sad.

The royal couple choked back tears on their visit to the Bear Cottage Children's Hospice in Manly, Australia on Friday. Will and Kate met 10-month-old Max, a baby dying of meningitis who is the same age as Prince George.

Will told the U.K. Express newspaper he was "really worried I would start crying."

See more photos of the royals' moving visit to Bear Cottage:

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  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speak with nurses at Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge speaks with patients of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with patients of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with patients of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge sings with patients of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge sings with patients of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge sings with patients of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with patients of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with patients and their families at Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge addresses guests at Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge unveils art work received as a gift from patients and their families of Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge addresses guests at Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge waves to the crowd as she leaves Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 12

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge waves to the crowd as she leaves Bear Cottage on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

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