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With a choice of stunning beaches, tropical forests, highlands and deserts, Australia cruises showcase the natural beauty and diverse geography of this vast land. The majority of its major cities are along the coast, which makes cruises to Australia an ideal way to see the country. The best time to take a cruise to Australia depends on the regions visited or one’s personal preference for weather. In the coastal tropical areas, the ideal months are between April and November, when the humidity isn’t too bad and the temperature remains pleasant, while the south is best seen during the Australian summer, which lasts from December to March. A trip to the tropical north of Australia is best planned between May and October.

December and January, at the height of what is the Australian summer, are the most expensive months for cruises, and there’s another peak in costs around June and July, while May and November are generally the cheapest months for an Australian trip, with the period between April and June offering consistently low prices.

There are numerous major ports around the coast of Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Port Kembla, Brisbane, Fremantle, Port Arthur and Adelaide. Sydney is the most popular department port for Australian cruises, although some cruises leave from Darwin or Broome such as The Ponant L’Austral cruise ship. There are also available options for cruises that leave from Asia and pass through Australia.

For those looking to explore more of the region, several cruises to Australia also sail through New Zealand and other South Pacific destinations. The Royal Caribbean International Explorer of the Seas offers itineraries such as the 12 Night South Pacific & Fiji cruise that departs from Sydney and journeys through New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and Fiji.

Some popular cruise lines are Royal Caribbean International and Cunard, which both provide cruises to Australia sailing between Sydney and other Australian ports. For the ultimate in Australia cruises, Holland America Line offers a 29-day cruise on the Noordam, launching from Auckland, that takes in all major destinations in Australia and New Zealand.

When it comes to attractions, Australia’s cities also have a great deal to offer; from the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Sydney Harbor Bridge to the vibrant cultural life of Brisbane and Melbourne, there is always something to see and do in Australian cities. And the beaches of Australia are legendary for their wide expanses of golden sand and the roaring surf that makes water sports such a popular pastime in this part of the world.

Sydney is a popular destination for shore excursions as the famous Harbor Bridge and Opera House make for a memorable day out. Sydney visitors can also enjoy a dolphin watching cruise, a day trip to the capital Canberra and a few hours at the Taronga Zoo. For a taste of Australia’s famous wildlife, shore excursions in Tasmania include trips to wildlife parks that rehabilitate kangaroos, wallabies, Tasmanian Devils, koalas, wombats, and more. The Golden Princess by Princess Cruises offers 5 day cruises, ideal for families with children, that depart from Melbourne and travel through Tasmania.

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Queen Victoria
Thu Feb 28 - Sat Mar 2 (2 nights)
Cunard
Sydney/Australia Brisbane
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Sydney/Australia
3
Brisbane
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Queen Elizabeth
Night Australia Cruise
Fri Feb 8 - Sun Feb 10 (2 nights)
Cunard
Adelaide At Sea Melbourne
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Adelaide
2
At Sea
3
Melbourne
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Explorer of the Seas
Night Tasmania
Sat Feb 9 - Fri Feb 15 (6 nights)
Royal Caribbean Int.
Sydney, Australia Newcastle, Australia Port Kembla, Australia At Sea Hobart, Tasmania, Australia At Sea Sydney, Australia
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Sydney, Australia
2
Newcastle, Australia
3
Port Kembla, Australia
4
At Sea
5
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
6
At Sea
7
Sydney, Australia
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Norwegian Jewel
Night Australia Cruise
Wed Feb 13 - Mon Mar 4 (19 nights)
Norwegian Cruise Line
Sydney, Australia Newcastle, Australia AT Sea Brisbane, Australia AT Sea Airlie Beach, Australia Cairns (Yorkey'S Knob), Australia Cairns (Yorkey'S Knob), Australia AT Sea AT Sea Darwin, Australia Darwin, Australia AT Sea Komodo, Indonesia Benoa (Bali), Indonesia Benoa (Bali), Indonesia AT Sea Semarang, Indonesia AT Sea Singapore
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Sydney, Australia
2
Newcastle, Australia
3
AT Sea
4
Brisbane, Australia
5
AT Sea
6
Airlie Beach, Australia
7
Cairns (Yorkey'S Knob), Australia
8
Cairns (Yorkey'S Knob), Australia
9
AT Sea
10
AT Sea
11
Darwin, Australia
12
Darwin, Australia
13
AT Sea
14
Komodo, Indonesia
15
Benoa (Bali), Indonesia
16
Benoa (Bali), Indonesia
17
AT Sea
18
Semarang, Indonesia
19
AT Sea
20
Singapore
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Noordam
Night Australia & New Zealand
Sun Feb 24 - Sun Mar 10 (14 nights)
Holland America Line
Sydney, Australia At Sea Melbourne, Australia At Sea Hobart, Tasmania, Australia At Sea At Sea Cruise Milford Sound Cruise Fjordland National Park Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand Akaroa (Christchurch), New Zealand Picton, New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand Napier, New Zealand Tauranga, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Sydney, Australia
2
At Sea
3
Melbourne, Australia
4
At Sea
5
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
6
At Sea
7
At Sea
8
Cruise Milford Sound
8
Cruise Fjordland National Park
9
Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand
10
Akaroa (Christchurch), New Zealand
11
Picton, New Zealand
12
Wellington, New Zealand
13
Napier, New Zealand
14
Tauranga, New Zealand
15
Auckland, New Zealand
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Noordam
Night Australia & New Zealand
Mon Feb 11 - Sun Feb 24 (13 nights)
Holland America Line
Auckland, New Zealand Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand Napier, New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand Akaroa (Christchurch), New Zealand Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand Cruise Fjordland National Park At Sea At Sea Hobart, Tasmania, Australia At Sea Melbourne, Australia At Sea Sydney, Australia
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Auckland, New Zealand
2
Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand
3
Napier, New Zealand
4
Wellington, New Zealand
5
Akaroa (Christchurch), New Zealand
6
Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand
7
Cruise Fjordland National Park
8
At Sea
9
At Sea
10
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
11
At Sea
12
Melbourne, Australia
13
At Sea
14
Sydney, Australia
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Sun Princess
Night Tasmania
Sun Feb 17 - Sat Feb 23 (6 nights)
Princess Cruises
Sydney, Australia At Sea Burnie, Tasmania, Australia Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Hobart, Tasmania, Australia At Sea Sydney, Australia
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Sydney, Australia
2
At Sea
3
Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
4
Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
4
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
5
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
6
At Sea
7
Sydney, Australia
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Sun Princess
Night Queensland
Sat Feb 23 - Tue Mar 5 (10 nights)
Princess Cruises
Sydney, Australia At Sea Brisbane, Australia At Sea Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Island, Australia Cairns, Queensland, Australia Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia Cruise Willis Island, Australia At Sea At Sea Sydney, Australia
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Sydney, Australia
2
At Sea
3
Brisbane, Australia
4
At Sea
5
Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Island, Australia
6
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
7
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
8
Cruise Willis Island, Australia
9
At Sea
10
At Sea
11
Sydney, Australia
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Queen Elizabeth
Night Australia Cruise
Sun Feb 17 - Wed Feb 20 (3 nights)
Cunard
Melbourne Burnie At Sea Sydney
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Melbourne
2
Burnie
3
At Sea
4
Sydney
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Queen Victoria
Night Australia & New Zealand
Sat Feb 23 - Thu Feb 28 (5 nights)
Cunard
Auckland Bay OF Islands At Sea At Sea Sydney Sydney
DAY DESTINATIONS
1
Auckland
2
Bay OF Islands
3
At Sea
4
At Sea
5
Sydney
6
Sydney
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