Cruise from Sydney, Auckland, Papeete, …
Australia and New Zealand are part of the wider regions known as Australasia and Oceania. The world’s largest island, Australia, is a land of contracts. From superb beaches, tropical forests, and the Great Barrier Reef to canyons, waterfalls and the beauty of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Ayers Rock). New Zealand offers an unspoiled natural beauty with spectactular fjords, gleaming geysers, lush green hills and volcanoes. Main cruise departure ports are Sydney, Fremantle (Perth), Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland.
Cruise lines such as Holland America Line, Seabourn and Princess Cruises combine Australia with the exotic and majestic beauty of Asia. Routes takes you to the jungles of Java, mystic isles of Bali and Lombok to vibrant Singapore or “Lion City”. South Pacific cruises call in ports in Fiji, the islands of Noumea and Vanuatu in New Caledonia. Other voyages take you from Papeete Tahiti to other islands and atolls of French Polynesia. Some longer voyages sail all the way to the Port of Honolulu in Hawaii.
Stay near Cruise Port
Arrive or stay one or two days before or after your cruise and enjoy the many sights, attractions and landmarks. There are many accommodations located close to the embarkation or disembarkation terminal in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Properties range from basic cheap, to moderate and five star luxury hotels and resorts.