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Cruises from Australia

There has never been a better time to book cruises from Australia. In the eyes of the cruise industry, Australia is a growing market, so more cruise ships are departing from the country than ever. Cruise lines are offering Australian passengers a wider range of itineraries. The most well-renowned cruise lines are now dedicating more of their most popular ships to our corner of the world than ever before. These modern cruise ships are outfitted with only the most state-of-the-art facilities and features. Regardless of your budget or special requirements, you will surely find your dream cruises if you take a look at our extensive collection of wanderlust-satisfying cruise deals.

Naturally, you can hop on a cruise at the wonderful ports in Australia’s major cities, like Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Hobart. However, you can also embark on a cruise departing from regional ports. That means you don’t necessarily have to drive to a major city to kick off your cruise holiday. If you book a pre-packaged Cruise1st cruise deal with inclusive return flights and hotel stays, everything will already be taken care of from beginning to end. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy your cruise holiday.

Cruising from Australia's ports

Floating in the Pacific Ocean along with Tasmania and several other smaller islands, Australia boasts picturesque landscapes, sunny beaches, charming harbours, bustling cities, and so much more! Cruise1st offers cruises from Australia that will excite and inspire you. Our unbeatable cruise deals will transport you to the hottest destinations around the country and also give you the unique opportunity to explore the more untouched areas of Australia home to isolated landscapes and amazing wildlife. The Australian coast is surrounded by departure ports – both international and regional, and each port has its own history, culture, and atmosphere that will put you in the perfect mood to cruise! No matter where you start your cruise, Cruise1st has a wide selection of cruise deals that will take you all around the world!

Our Best Australia Cruise Deals

11nt - *South Pacific*
Celebrity Eclipse, 28th Jan 22, 11 nights
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27nt - *Sydney to Tokyo - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
zPacific Princess, 26th Mar 22, 27 nights
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20nt - *Sydney to Hong Kong - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Royal Princess, 7th Mar 22, 20 nights
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12nt - *New Zealand - Cruise & Fly*
Norwegian Spirit, 9th Feb 22, 12 nights
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12nt - New Zealand
Ovation of the Seas, 6th Dec 21, 12 nights
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12nt - *New Zealand Ovation - Cruise Only*
Ovation of the Seas, 6th Dec 21, 12 nights
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2nt - *Sampler*
Celebrity Eclipse, 15th Apr 22, 2 nights
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13nt - *Sydney to Auckland - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Royal Princess, 18th Jan 22, 13 nights
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32nt - *South Pacific, Hawaii, Tahiti & New Zealand*
Coral Princess, 13th Apr 22, 32 nights
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13nt - *Australia & New Zealand - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Royal Princess, 14th Nov 21, 13 nights
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12nt - New Zealand from Sydney
Serenade of the Seas, 24th Jan 22, 12 nights
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5nt - Tasmania From Sydney, Australia
Carnival Splendor, 22nd Jan 22, 5 nights
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3nt - Getaway From Sydney, Australia
Carnival Splendor, 17th Feb 22, 3 nights
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8nt - Great Barrier Reef from Sydney, Australia
Carnival Splendor, 27th Jan 22, 8 nights
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8nt - Great Barrier Reef from Sydney, Australia
Carnival Splendor, 17th Mar 22, 8 nights
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13nt - *New Zealand - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Emerald Princess, 25th Feb 22, 13 nights
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18nt - *New Zealand, Tahiti & Hawaii*
Ovation of the Seas, 15th Apr 23, 18 nights
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12nt - New Zealand
Celebrity Eclipse, 22nd Oct 22, 12 nights
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71nt - *2023 Sydney to Barcelona*
MSC Poesia, 26th Feb 23, 71 nights
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28nt - *2023 Pacific Crossing Fly/Stay/Cruise*
Noordam, 8th Apr 23, 28 nights
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10nt - *Southern Highlights - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Sapphire Princess, 21st Feb 22, 10 nights
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24nt - *South Pacific & South Australia*
Pacific Explorer, 31st Jan 22, 24 nights
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7nt - South Pacific from Brisbane, Australia
Carnival Spirit, 6th Mar 22, 7 nights
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9nt - Christmas
Pacific Encounter, 18th Dec 21, 9 nights
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25nt - *Brisbane to Tokyo - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
zPacific Princess, 28th Mar 22, 25 nights
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25nt - *Solomons, Papua New Guinea & Indonesia*
Crystal Serenity, 2nd Mar 23, 25 nights
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10nt - Tasmania from Brisbane
Coral Princess, 17th Jan 22, 10 nights
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7nt - Queensland from Brisbane
Coral Princess, 7th Mar 22, 7 nights
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4nt - Airlie Beach From Brisbane, Australia
Carnival Spirit, 30th Jan 22, 4 nights
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16nt - *Hamilton Island Stay and PNG - Fly/Stay/Cruise*
Carnival Spirit, 15th Nov 21, 16 nights
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7nt - South Pacific From Brisbane, Australia
Carnival Spirit, 16th Jan 22, 7 nights
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7nt - South Pacific From Brisbane, Australia
Carnival Spirit, 20th Mar 22, 7 nights
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7nt - Great Barrier Reef From Brisbane, Australia
Carnival Spirit, 6th Mar 22, 7 nights
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11nt - *Southern Escape - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Sapphire Princess, 15th Mar 22, 11 nights
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11nt - *Southern Summer Getaway - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Sapphire Princess, 2nd Jan 22, 11 nights
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14nt - *Southern Australia - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Pacific Explorer, 26th Mar 22, 14 nights
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10nt - *Indian Pacific and Cruise to Sydney*
Royal Princess, 7th Sep 22, 10 nights
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15nt - *Southern Explorer - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Pacific Explorer, 20th Mar 22, 15 nights
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18nt - *Southern Sapphires - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Sapphire Princess, 15th Mar 22, 18 nights
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26nt - *Southern Australia & Indonesia - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Pacific Explorer, 26th Mar 22, 26 nights
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28nt - *Southern Adventure - Fly/Cruise/Stay*
Pacific Explorer, 5th Mar 22, 28 nights
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13nt - *Lombok, Malaysia & Phuket - Cruise/Fly*
Pacific Explorer, 25th Apr 22, 13 nights
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42nt - *Australia, Malaysia, Singapore & Phuket*
Pacific Explorer, 23rd Apr 22, 42 nights
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17nt - *Southern Explorer - Fly/Stay/Cruise*
Crystal Symphony, 5th Dec 21, 17 nights
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13nt - *Western Australia Coral Coast*
Coral Princess, 3rd Mar 23, 13 nights
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13nt - *Indian Pacific & Southern Australia*
Queen Elizabeth, 2nd Nov 22, 13 nights
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15nt - *Southern Australia & NYE in Sydney*
Azamara Quest, 20th Dec 22, 15 nights
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Cruising from Australia

The Land Down Under is full of stunning coastlines, vibrant cities, gorgeous landscapes, and fascinating cultures, and cruises from Australia are the best way to discover it all! Whether you’re a local or a tourist from abroad, Australia promises to deliver a magical experience with unparalleled natural beauty, balmy weather, laidback vibe, and beaches known around the world! Cruises from Australia will also reward you with an array of fun-filled shore excursions. You will have the opportunity to trek through the desert, swim with the fish around the Great Barrier Reef, discover the secrets of remote islands in the South Pacific, and explore the streets of buzzing cities! Aboard Australia cruises, there is something for everyone!

Because Cruise1st also offers a whole range of cruises and land tours, you can even use your departure destination as an opportunity to explore a new part of Australia. Have you always wanted to visit Perth? Or maybe you fancy discovering Melbourne’s stylish bar scene? How does going behind the scenes at the Sydney Opera House sound? Regardless of your interests, we have the perfect tour for you. You can even do all three with one of our enchanting Australia cruises, which let you explore the various areas of our beautiful country all in one relaxing holiday. Whether you’re looking to book a Christmas cruise, a cruise far in advance, or just a last-minute getaway, we have plenty of cruise deals for you to choose from.

Whether Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, or Perth, embark on your cruise journey in Australia and sail around the country or head off to our neighbours in New Zealand with its incredible Fjordland National Park; faraway destinations in Asia, such as Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, or Vietnam; or tropical islands in the South Pacific like Fiji, Vanuatu, or New Caledonia. You can sail even farther out because Australia has also become a popular port for long-haul cruises to Africa, the Americas, and the Middle East.

Major Ports in Australia

Sydney: Australia’s iconic harbour city

Head to the capital of New South Wales to experience a city of exceptional natural beauty. Wander through the bustling streets and take a moment (or two) to appreciate the blending of old and new since Sydney showcases a mixture of architecture styles – some of which dates back more than 200 years.

Among the most contemporary architectural pieces in the city is the Sydney Opera House. Drawing in millions of visitors every year from all around the globe, the multi-purpose venue is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. In addition to the more than 1,500 performances that take place in the distinctly designed building every year, the Sydney Opera House is also home to shops, eateries, cafés, bars, and a recording studio.

Sydney is also famous for its coastal beaches. Head to Bondi, Palm Beach, and Bronte if you want to hang ten, catch some ray, or just relax. You don’t have to wait for your cruise to begin to enjoy Sydney’s highlights; choose Sydney as your starting port and start your adventure on land.

Melbourne: Australia’s “melting pot” city

Cruisers who start their holidays in Melbourne will be in for a treat as the city offers a one-of-a-kind sightseeing experience. Since gold was discovered in the 19th century, Melbourne’s economy continues to thrive. Melbourne’s fascinating history has inspired exhibitions in its many museums. The Old Melbourne Gaol is one of the city’s oldest surviving buildings and was once the site where some of Australia’s most notorious criminals were imprisoned. The city’s Victorian architecture juxtaposed with towering skyscrapers blends the past and present perfectly.

Melbourne offers its visitors an ever-changing retail industry, various eclectic bars, and an atmosphere of cultural diversity. The city also plays host to some of the country’s most iconic events: the Australian Open, the Melbourne Cup, Melbourne Fashion Week, and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival just to name a few. This exciting city would never offer a dull moment, and if you cruise from Melbourne, you will surely start your holiday with a bang!

Brisbane: A city full of life

See the wide open spaces, chat with the friendly locals, and enjoy the lively atmosphere all under the Queensland sun. Brisbane has plenty to offer. Sip a coffee from one of the many excellent cafés while you take a stroll down the South Bank. Or indulge in some retail therapy and rejoice in some of the best shopping in Australia.

Head over to Streets Beach to cool off in the clear blue waters. It’s the only Australian beach located right in the middle of a city. The port in Brisbane acts as a gateway, offering local cruises around the Australian coast and to New Zealand as well as Asian voyages to the Philippines, Japan, and China.

Perth (Fremantle): Australia’s western port

Just 30 minutes outside of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is the port city of Fremantle. The city will not disappoint regardless of if you’re there a few days before your cruise’s departure or if it’s a short stopover.

Fremantle boasts a unique vibe due to its hordes of alternative and arty locals. Cappuccino Strip, stretching from South Terrace and Wray Avenue, is the place to be if you’re searching for an eclectic mix of dining and entertainment options. This neighbourhood is known for the best cafés and microbreweries in the state.

If you make the short trip to Perth, you will discover a city that blends modern art and nature. Perth is a beautiful city with one of the world’s largest city parks. You can also learn about Aboriginal history by wandering along the bushland trails and through urban villages.

Cruises from Other Cities

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