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A cruise from Australia is the best way to discover the breathtaking coastlines, exciting cities, unique landscapes and vibrant cultures of the Land Down Under. Blessed with an incomparable natural beauty, great weather, the world’s best beaches and a contagiously relaxed atmosphere, Australia mesmerizes locals and international tourists alike.


Begin your Australian cruise from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Perth and sail locally or to exotic destinations in Asia like Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam or Hong Kong; tropical South Pacific destinations like Fiji, Vanuatu or New Caledonia; or New Zealand and its stunning Fjordland National Park. Australia is also a popular departure point for long distance cruises to America, Africa or the Middle East. A cruise from Australia is not short of spectacular shore excursion opportunities – explore deserts, snorkel the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, discover remote islands and wander exciting cities. There is something for everyone aboard an Australian cruise!

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Experts Tips for cruising in Australia
Our Recommendations
  Last Minute Cruises
Barrier Reef Discovery from Brisbane
Barrier Reef Discovery from Brisbane
7 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 08.12.2017
p.p.from AU$ 849
Sensational Sampler Escape
Sensational Sampler Escape
2 Nights with the Voyager of the Seas
 01.12.2017
p.p.from AU$ 1473
Comedy Cruise from Sydney
Comedy Cruise from Sydney
3 Nights with the Pacific Explorer
 14.12.2017
p.p.from AU$ 250
Fraser Island Sydney Return
Fraser Island Sydney Return
4 Nights with the Pacific Eden
 November 2017 - December 2017
p.p.from AU$ 330
Whitsundays Break Brisbane Return
Whitsundays Break Brisbane Return
4 Nights with the Pacific Dawn
 12.12.2017
p.p.from AU$ 392
  Cruises from Brisbane
Barrier Reef Discovery from Brisbane
Barrier Reef Discovery from Brisbane
7 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 December 2017 - February 2019
p.p.from AU$ 806
Quest to Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef
Quest to Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef
7 Nights with the Sea Princess
 February 2018 - February 2019
p.p.from AU$ 900
East Coast Adventure
East Coast Adventure
7 Nights with the Pacific Dawn
 February 2018 - January 2019
p.p.from AU$ 861
Whitsundays Break Brisbane Return
Whitsundays Break Brisbane Return
4 Nights with the Pacific Dawn
 December 2017 - April 2019
p.p.from AU$ 392
Exploration of the Barrier Reef
Exploration of the Barrier Reef
9 Nights with the Pacific Aria
 08.06.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1460
  Cruises from Sydney
Iconic Ports from Sydney to Singapore
Iconic Ports from Sydney to Singapore
14 Nights with the Ovation of the Seas
 26.03.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2199
New Zealand Discovery from Sydney
New Zealand Discovery from Sydney
9 Nights with the Ovation of the Seas
 10.01.2018
p.p.from AU$ 2708
Sea Dance Around Australia from Sydney
Sea Dance Around Australia from Sydney
28 Nights with the Sea Princess
 24.03.2018
p.p.from AU$ 6079
Great Barrier Reef via Sydney Round Trip
Great Barrier Reef via Sydney Round Trip
10 Nights with the Carnival Spirit
 18.09.2019
p.p.from AU$ 1400
Tasmania and South Australia
Tasmania and South Australia
8 Nights with the Ovation of the Seas
 27.01.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1498
Our Recommendations
Gail
Queensland Discovery Sydney Return10 Nights with the Sun Princess
Queensland Discovery Cruise visits several main ports where green tropical forests meets the golden sandy beaches of Australia. Visit Airline Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas and more over 11 days!
Our advice:
This is a great cruise for Aussie's who want to stay local and explore Queensland.

  • Sydney - Sydney
  • Australia
  • 23.02.2019
  • 4.7 out of 5

from AU$ 1600
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Harvey
A Venturous Sail to the Melbourne Cup6 Nights with the Carnival Spirit
A seven day cruise from Sydney offering the perfect opportunity to explore Melbourne while enjoying a short break from a busy life style.
Our advice:
Plan a day out and evening in Melbourne - Australia's most cultured city.

  • Sydney - Sydney
  • Australia
  • November 2018 - November 2019

from AU$ 1450
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Kerryn
A Taste of Tasmania 8 Nights with the Pacific Eden
A chance to explore Melbourne while also experiencing the best of Tasmania over the course of nine days.
Our advice:
Enjoy fantastic views over Hobart and beyond from Mount Wellington.

  • Adelaide - Adelaide
  • Australia
  • 12.02.2018

from AU$ 1700
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Ports in AustraliaTop Ports in Australia
Sydney, Australiafrom
AU$ 218

Sydney is the capital of the state of New South Wales and is the largest city in Australia. The city is one of the most important tourism destinations in Australia, with iconic sights such as Sydney harbour and Opera House. Sydney is also home to the world-famous Bondi beach. Sydney also has an extensive arts and cultural scene with numerous galleries such as the Art Gallery of NSW offering impressive artistic displays. Sydney also has an extensive public transport system, ensuring that accessibilty will not be an issue for visitors to the city.

Highlights of Sydney
  • Soak up the Australian sunshine at at the world famous Bondi Beach
  • Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge to enjoy breath-taking views of the city
  • Sample one of the many shows on offer at the Iconic Sydney Opera House
Brisbane, Australiafrom
AU$ 230

Brisbane is the capital of the sunshine state, Queensland. Brisbane is surrounded by the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast. The perfect way to view this scenic city is from the Kangaroo Point cliffs, where you can expect a panoramic view of the skyline. Brisbane is also a gateway to many stunning locations like Moreton Island and Noosa. Brisbane is divided into a number of suburbs, each with it's own unique vibe. In this modern and vibrant city you are sure to find numerous ways to discover the city, from a stroll through the entertaining South Bank to a paddle down the Brisbane River, perfect for all visitors.

Highlights of Brisbane
  • Tour the city on the famous CityCat ferries
  • Climb Story Bridge for an amazing way to witness the city
  • Shop till you drop with over 1000 different stores, making Brisbane Queensland shopping capital
Melbourne, Australiafrom
AU$ 218

Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia with over 4.4 million people calling it home. The city is an eclectic mix of stlye, dining and sport, making it an ideal place to visit and soak in the culture. The City Circle Tram loop will take you around the city to attractions like the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Healesville sanctuary. Taking a stroll through Melbourne's cobbled laneways will lead you to an array of cafes, coffee shops and unique shopping boutiques, the perfect way to discover the laid-back city.

Highlights of Melbourne
  • Try some Australian wine on a wine tour and tasting
  • Witness the natural beauty of the Port Campbell National Park for yourself
  • Catch a movie at the Monnlight Cinema at the Royal Botanic Gardens throughout the Summer
Darwin, Australiafrom
AU$ 1595

Darwin is located on Australia's Northern coast and is an ideal location for outdoor exploring. The Kakadu National Park is very close to the city and is known for it's natural beauty and extraordinary animals. In the city, the mix of cultures culminates in a large number of vibrant outdoor festivals and markets such as the Mindl Beach Market at Sunset, where you can enjoy many delicious local dishes and crafts. Innovative museums and galleries are the perfect way to discover the region's history and indigenous cultures.

Highlights of Darwin
  • Soak up the beautiful scenery and weather at Mindil Beach
  • Learn more about the history of the region at the museum of the Northern Territory
  • Feed crocodiles at Crocosaurus Cove
Cairns, Australiafrom
AU$ 432

Cairns is located in the north of Queensland, Australia. The city is known particularly for being in close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the longest coral reef in the world, also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Daintree tropical forest which is the oldest of it's kind in the world is also only a short distance away. The city itself boasts a laid-back lifestyle with a buzzing social scene evident through the presence of numerous cafés, clubs and restaurants. There are also a number of fantastic tourism resorts, adding to the reputation of Cairns as an Australian tourism hotspot.

Highlights of Cairns
  • Scuba dive along the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy a swim and picnic at Cairns Esplanade boardwalk and lagoon
  • Visit Cape Tribulation, the only place worldwide where two World Heritage sites meet
Perth (Fremantle), Australiafrom
AU$ 125

Perth is the fourth most populous Australian city with a population of about 2.02 million people. The city is full of restaurants, cafes and offers a lively nightlife. The city is blessed with numerous sandy beaches, not far away is the Cottersloe beach, where you can not only swim, but also go snorkelling and diving. There is a distinctly laid-back vibe about the city, with the big-city attractions blending with informal surroundings. Perth Zoo, is just 5 minutes from the city centre and offers the opportunity to see Australian wildlife up-close at the Australian Walkabout exhibit.

Highlights of Perth
  • Explore the Australian outdoors at the city-centred Kings Park
  • Visit Australia "whitest beach", Lucky Bay where it is not unusual to see napping Kangaroos!
  • Try some of Australias fine wine in the Swan Valley
Australia Nestled in Oceania, Australia, along with the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands, holds the title as the world’s sixth-largest country and 12th largest economy. With diverse landscapes, sundrenched beaches, beautiful harbours, cosmopolitan cities and more, an Australian cruise inspires and excites. CruiseAway offers terrific luxury cruises to all the most sought-after destinations in Australia, and also offers customers the unique chance to explore more remote landscapes with virtually untouched landscapes and exotic wildlife.

Ports in Australia

Sydney

Experience the natural beauty of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales and Australia’s famous harbour city. Lose yourself in this bustling city and view its impressive architecture which dates back over a 200-year history. The perfect mixture of old and new, Sydney is truly unique in that the city is not characterised by any one architectural style. Visited every year by millions of people from all corners of the world, Sydney Opera House is one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations. This shell-shaped, multi-purpose venue houses a recording studio, eateries, bars, cafés and retail outlets. It also facilitates over 1,500 performances each year. For a terrific cultural experience, join the city in celebrating dynamic events which are held throughout the year, from the world class New Year’s Eve fireworks display to the colourful Mardi Gras! Meanwhile you can explore Sydney’s most famous coastal beaches which include Bondi, Palm Beach and Bronte. The superior Gold Coast is on Sydney’s doorstep just waiting to be explored. One of the best options from Sydney is to take one of the number cruises to New Zealand and particular Milford Sound. With its location close to Australia, and the beautiful landscape, now is the time to cruise NZ.

Melbourne

For a wide range of eclectic bars, an ever-evolving retail industry and cultural diversity look no further than Melbourne, Australia’s “melting pot” city. Melbourne offers holiday-makers the chance of a unique Australian sightseeing experience. The discovery of gold in the 19th Century and a subsequent gold rush all contributed to Melbourne’s thriving economy. The city’s past and present merge together in a perfect harmony, with old Victorian buildings alongside towering sky scrapers. Delve into Melbourne’s engaging past and sample the delights the city’s varied museums. The Old Melbourne Gaol is one of Melbourne’s oldest surviving buildings and a sight where some of the Australia’s most infamous criminals were held.

Brisbane

With its friendly locals and modern vibrant atmosphere, Brisbane’s a city full of life. Under the Queensland sun you can enjoy the beautiful open spaces that Brisbane has to offer. If its walking down the South Bank while enjoying a coffee from one of the excellent cafes or indulging in some of the best shopping in Australia along the streets of The City. Brisbane is the place to be.

Perth - Fremantle

Fremantle is the port city 30 minutes from Perth where you will arrival or depart the city. With its mix of alternative and arty types Fremantle has a feeling like no other. If you’re there a few days before you depart or it’s a short stop over on your cruise you will not be disappointed. If you’re after a ‘true’ Fremantle dining and entertainment experience, then look no further than ‘Cappuccino Strip’. This consists of Wray Avenue and South Terrace with its lively cafes and some of the best amber ales in Australia from the micro-breweries in the area. Whatever you decide to do in Fremantle you won’t be disappointed.

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