Rather than spending the festive period worrying about basting the turkey and keeping the kids away from the second glass of egg nog, treat yourself to a stress-busting Christmas cruise. Here we run through six of the best last-minute Christmas cruise deals from Cruise1st.
Cruising aboard Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of the Seas, this 9 night trip around the South Pacific is a beautifully relaxed way to spend the Christmas period. Christmas day is spent in Fiji’s second largest city, Lautoka. With beautifully turquoise waters and friendly islander locals, Fiji is the perfect place to spend a stress-free Christmas.
This 10-night Sydney roundtrip around the South Pacific visits a fantastic selection of beautiful islands including New Caledonia, Lifou, Isle of Pines and the tiny Mystery Island. Christmas Day lands on a day at sea as the staff aboard the Pacific Pearl endeavour to make sure it is a beautifully festive occasion for all to remember.
Touring the Queensland coast, embarking from Sydney and taking in Newcastle, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Willis Island and Brisbane before returning to the state capital of New South Wales; the Queensland cruise provides fantastic relaxation and beautiful seascapes. Taking in a day at sea on Christmas Day, the Royal Caribbean team always go above and beyond to ensure their passengers enjoy the festivities.
Fiji and the South Pacific
This two-week cruise is a fantastic way to bring in the New Year. Celebrate in one of the Voyager of the Seas’ fantastic bars and lounges with friends, family and fellow passengers. Enjoy the midnight countdown up on the deck with beautiful views, crisp sea air, crisp champagne and loved ones. The cruise also takes in a number of destinations including Lautoka, Suva, Auckland, Tauranga and Wellington before returning to Sydney.
Departing from Brisbane on the 21, this cruise aboard the Pacific Dawn from P&O Australia takes in some of the beautiful islands of the South Pacific, including Christmas Day on the tiny, secluded Mysterious Island. Have a white Christmas of your own, enjoying the white sands of the island before taking a dip in the turquoise waters. The friendly locals will undoubtedly give you a warm festive welcome on this stunning, peaceful island.
This two-week cruise aboard the Celebrity Solstice takes in some of the finest sites New Zealand has to offer over Christmas and New Year. Working its way towards Auckland, the cruise explores volcanic coasts, beautiful fjords and Scottish-inspired architecture during this unique, interesting itinerary. Spend Christmas Day at sea as the Solstice staff endeavour to make sure every festive whim is catered for and indulged.
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