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New Milestone for Female Cruise Captains

Captaining a cruise ship has traditionally been a male dominated role, but in the last few years women have been making some inroads here. The first ever female captain of a major cruise ship was Karin-Stahre Janson who took the helm of Royal Caribbean 's Monarch of the Seas in 2007, and since then a handful of women have followed in her wake. Show More Summary

Get on board the biggest cruise ships in the Caribbean!

The largest cruise ship in the world - now there's something for your bucket list! A mammoth ship means widely varied and innovative entertainment options, more choice in dining, extra facilities and added bang for your cruising buck. Show More Summary

Circumnavigation: Round the World Cruises from Australia

Circumnavigation: Round the World Cruises from Australia Not a lot of round-the-world cruises depart from Australia, but that is not to say that Aussies can't get a slice of the action! There are plenty of options to hop on board inShow More Summary

International Cruising: Visit the world

Cruising from Australia is convenient and a fantastic, relaxing holiday - but after a few idyllic sojourns in the South Pacific, some cruisers might feel the pull of the big, wide world. There are some amazing destinations out thereShow More Summary

Qsine: an adventure for the senses

Foodies and cruisers and those who are both: have you dined at Qsine yet? This restaurant, with a small cover charge and by reservation only, is something a little different, a unique experience that offers Celebrity passengers a fun,...Show More Summary

Wanderlust: South Pacific destinations that remain under the radar

It’s not just your run-of-the-mill cruise ships sailing from Australia nowadays. Small-ships, boutique luxury lines and expedition-focused cruises provide a whole heap of amazing itineraries which deviate far from the ordinary. Here are a few of our favourite places you can cruise in for a visit in the South Pacific. Show More Summary

Art on cruise ships? It's everywhere!

There are many different aspects to cruising that catch our eyes - the spectacular buffet displays, the evening shows, the views from a balcony or window, the whimsical decor, the cocktail masterpieces. Cruise passengers are never without...Show More Summary

Holland America cruises from Australia

What sets Holland America apart? Holland America flies under the radar in Australia as a major cruise line, although it is in fact a big player in the local market. Understated and elegant, this line eschews the splashy aesthetics of other lines to bring something a little more traditional and graceful to the table. Show More Summary

Cruise Sale Finder's best cruises for couples

Sunsets over endless oceans, tropical isles, cocktails by the pool and balcony vistas - a cruise is the perfect way to get away as a couple. From the social and active, to those seeking a private and more chilled out cruise, the bigShow More Summary

Spotlight on Azamara Club Cruises

With just two mid-sized ships cruising the globe, Azamara Club Cruises really is a boutique line - and the good news is, it includes the South Pacific in its scheduling! They are big on destination immersion - that is, giving you a full experience of the wonderful places you visit. Show More Summary

Spotlight on Silversea

With a fleet of nine small luxury ships traversing the globe, Silversea is the line with something for everyone. They focus on an intimate, personal style of travel, taking you to smaller ports and more remote locations to really explore. Show More Summary

Short break cruises you’ll love

There’s nothing like a quick getaway to refresh the mind and relax the body. Even better if it’s a short but sweet cruise - to blow away the cobwebs with fresh sea air! Short break cruises are a fantastic option for cruise lovers Down...Show More Summary

Spotlight on Paul Gauguin Cruises

Tahiti and French Polynesia are a dream. It’s no secret - these beautiful isles are known all over the globe as the ideal destination for a honeymoon or romantic holiday, thanks to the incredible tropical beauty they offer. Combine that...Show More Summary

Gourmet at sea: The best of luxury cruise food

When you’re already indulging in a luxurious cruise holiday, sumptuous meals are a must. Luxury cruise lines are very well suited to foodies, as they offer fine dining at every meal - and absolute gourmet experiences at their very best...Show More Summary

Why choose all-inclusive?

It’s not a secret that a luxury all-inclusive cruise is a decent whack more expensive than your average cruise. Fares are much higher, and there are generally fewer options from Australia, meaning you may have to fly to find the voyage you want. Despite the cost, people still do these cruises and rave about them. Show More Summary

Seabourn Encore and Ovation: A new generation of luxury

The main Seabourn show has been fantastic, with the Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Odyssey and Seabourn Sojourn providing passengers with globetrotting luxury. A trio of ships like that need something amazing to follow up - and the line is...Show More Summary

Fresh eyes on the Pacific Jewel

For many, cruising is a time hallowed tradition and holidaying on the open seas comes as naturally as breathing. But no matter how many cruise voyages you’ve been on, everyone was once cruising for the very first time. For me, that first time was in June of this year. Show More Summary

Why cruising is the most cost-effective holiday

Cruising as a way to holiday is convenient, fun and addictive, and is also very cost effective! Money is always a factor when it comes to planning your dream holiday, and a cruise is a great option to save a bit of cash while still getting a fantastic vacation that has something for everyone. Show More Summary

Relax completely: The top 5 places to do absolutely nothing onboard.

There are those who fit everything they can into their holidays, getting up at a decent hour to get the day off to a good start with a workout and healthy breakfast and then embarking on a full and fulfilling day of activities before...Show More Summary

The best onboard eateries (included in your fare)

When it comes to food, all opinions are subjective. However, as someone who loves cruising and loves food, I’ve attempted to put together a list of some of the best places to eat at no extra charge on the ships sailing from Australia. Show More Summary

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