India & Indian Ocean Cruises

The diverse, colourful and fascinating cultures and the exotic and flawless nature of the many countries and islands that compose the Indian Ocean.

India and Indian Ocean

India is a spectacular, spiritual sublime. Some of the world's most astounding architecture can be found in this area, ranging from the Taj Mahal to the Royal Palace. Beautifully scenic landscapes also contribute to India's lasting impression on tourists. The Himalayan Mountains are amongst the most talked about mountain ranges in the world, and they can be easily accessed here during your exploration through this mind-stirring country.


The limitless diversity of this region allows for constant discovery of cultures, landscapes and traditions that will remain in your memory long after you leave the Indian shores. Along the coast of India lies the Indian Ocean which is emerging as a thriving cruise destination. This ocean borders a vast range of countries ranging from Southern and South East Asian countries to Australia which allows for a huge variety of destinations to please all individual preferences.

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  Fly Cruises
Sydney to Stockholm on Sea and Serenade
Sydney to Stockholm on Sea and Serenade
65 Nights with the Sea Princess
 20.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 12999
Far East Radiance
Far East Radiance
22 Nights with the Insignia
 12.04.2017
p.p.from AU$ 7709
Fly Free Ancient Worlds and Civilisations
Fly Free Ancient Worlds and Civilisations
47 Nights with the Minerva
 02.02.2018
p.p.from AU$ 13825
The Spice Route Grand Voyage
The Spice Route Grand Voyage
32 Nights with the MV Voyager
 01.02.2018
p.p.from AU$ 6425
Fly Free Grand Indian Ocean Odyssey
Fly Free Grand Indian Ocean Odyssey
31 Nights with the MV Voyager
 02.01.2018
p.p.from AU$ 9495
  Cruises from Australia
Sydney to Stockholm on Sea and Serenade
Sydney to Stockholm on Sea and Serenade
65 Nights with the Sea Princess
 20.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 12999
World Cruise Sector Sydney to Dover
World Cruise Sector Sydney to Dover
51 Nights with the Sea Princess
 20.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 8499
World Cruise Sector Sydney to New York
World Cruise Sector Sydney to New York
68 Nights with the Sea Princess
 20.05.2017
p.p.from AU$ 14449
Indian Ocean Explored from Sydney to Dubai
Indian Ocean Explored from Sydney to Dubai
22 Nights with the Sea Princess
 05.06.2018
p.p.from AU$ 3999
Sydney Harbour to Dubai Sands
Sydney Harbour to Dubai Sands
27 Nights with the Pacific Princess
 14.02.2018
p.p.from AU$ 7939
  Value for Money Cruises
Best of India and Sri Lanka
Best of India and Sri Lanka
15 Nights with the Celebrity Constellation
 11.01.2017
p.p.from AU$ 1339
Remarkable South African Escape
Remarkable South African Escape
4 Nights with the MSC Sinfonia
 23.01.2017
p.p.from AU$ 697
Arabian Sea and India Abu Dhabi Return
Arabian Sea and India Abu Dhabi Return
12 Nights with the Celebrity Constellation
 11.03.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1784
Pearls of the Indian Ocean
Pearls of the Indian Ocean
16 Nights with the Star Legend
 15.11.2017
p.p.from On Request
Essence of India Cruise Delhi to Kolkata
Essence of India Cruise Delhi to Kolkata
14 Nights with the RV Rajmahal
 April 2017 - December 2017
p.p.from On Request
Ports in India and the Indian OceanTop India and the Indian Ocean Ports
Colombo, Sri Lankafrom
AU$ 1339
Colombo is a popular trading port and has many attractions to offer. The most popular attraction is the town hall in the suburb of Cinnamon Gardens. Other notable buildings are located in the historic center, the fort of the city. An interesting mixture of colonial and modern architecture exists here.
Mumbai (Bombay), Indiafrom
AU$ 1339
The Indian port city of Mumbai, known as Bombay until 1996, is located on the island of Salsette, off the west coast of Maharashtra. Mumbai is not only India's economic center, it is also one of the most populous cities in the world with an estimated 14 million residents. The city has a wide variety of cultural eventy. It is known to be home to many artists of classic and modern indian music as well theaters and dance performances. Some of the most popular attractions include the Fort quarter in which many banks and companies have been established, as well as the neighbouring quarter of the Old Town. Off the coast, on a small island, you will also find the impressive Haji Ali Dargah Mosque.
Kochi, Indiafrom
AU$ 1339
Kochi is located in southwestern India on the coast of the Arabian Sea. Local attractions include Fort Kochi, St. Francis, a 16th Century Franciscan church, the Mattancherry Palace and the famous Chinese fishing nets.
Port Louis, Mauritiusfrom
AU$ 2069
Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius and is located in the Indian Ocean. With a population of around 170 000, the city is the largest as well as the cultural and economic center of the country. There are many attractions that you will be able to discover on a trip to the city. Visit the Meenakshi Hindu temple or the UNESCO World Heritage Immigration Depot, the remains of which used to be a camp for Indian laborers in the 19th century and should be on top of your to-visit list.
Mormugao / Goa, Indiafrom
AU$ 1339
Goa is the smallest state in India and is located centrally along the west coast of India. The surrounding area of Goa boasts a diverse landscape with its palm-lined beaches and emerald jungle. However, Goa does not only count on its nature to impress, visit some of the many impressive and well-perserved churches with their gilded altars!
New Mangalore, Indiafrom
AU$ 1339
The port city of Mangalore is located on a lagoon of the Arabian Sea. Because of the destruction and conquest over the years, only a few landmarks have been preserved. These include the Kadri Manjunatha Temple, who Mangaladevi Temple and Shrimati Bai Memorial Museum.
India and Indian Ocean

The splendour of the Indian Ocean not only lies within India itself but spans over various continents.

Some highly frequented ports include; Perth (Fremantle), Durban (South Africa), Mumbai (India) and also Singapore. This vast Ocean also contains some of the most paradisiacal islands on the planet. Locations such as the Seychelles, the Maldives and Mauritius are counted among the most popular tourist destinations worldwide and all call the Indian Ocean home.

Moreover, the beautiful Lakshadweep coral atolls, reefs and Sri Lanka’s unique flora and fauna all combine to make this one of the most untainted locations in the world.

Cruises to India Itself

India’s majesty is a result of its auspicious past steeped in spirituality and rich culture. India has thrived by repeatedly adapting and reshaping itself. It is constantly producing new forms of culture and absorbing new influences. Within India, there are numerous ports which are frequented by the most renowned cruise companies such as Mumbai (or Bombay) where Bollywood comes alive and energy pervades the streets. This bustling metropolis is both multicultural and traditionally Indian. Other ports include Cochin, a natural harbour, which was once the focal point for the Indian spice trade. Here you can explore the many palaces, museums, and forts of the city as part of an exciting onshore excursion.