Australian Cruises - from world-class cities to the overwhelming beauty of nature

With its numerous faces, the Australian Cruise will leave you with too many unforgettable moments to count. This journey, with its successful combination of metropolitan flair and unbelievable natural marvels, has a fascination all of its own.

The Australian Cruise - where it takes place and when to go

Along with the mainland mass, the "fifth continent" also includes the islands of Tasmania and New Guinea. Bounded to the north by the Timor and Arafura seas, to the east by the Tasman Sea, and to the south and west by the Indian Ocean, Australia straddles several climatic zones. However, generally speaking, the Australian spring and autumn (April - September) are well suited to an Australian Cruise.

Australian Cruises - cities and tourist attractions

Take an Australian Cruise and discover the wonders of the metropolis of Sydney. If you are visiting Sydney, then a trip to the Opera House is a must. Or you can visit the world's biggest aquarium in Darling Harbour.

It's then on to Phillip Island. Watch koalas in the Koala Conservation Centre or allow yourself to be charmed by the famous Penguin Parade.

Some Australian cruises will take you to Australia's second city, Melbourne. The Rialto Tower will give you wonderful views of the city. The Royal Botanical Garden is ideal for a retreat from the hurly-burly of the big city.

Brisbane, with its Queensland Cultural Centre, is a wonderful starting point for lovers of art and culture. A stroll down the Fortitude Valley shopping street will set the pulses of shopping lovers racing.

Another destination on the Australian Cruise is the city of Cairns.

Here you can enjoy the fascinating beauty of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef or visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre.

The so-called Bridge to Asia, Darwin, will captivate you with its two national parks of Kakadu und Litchfield, which lie outside the city. You also shouldn't miss an opportunity to visit the Indo Pacific Marine aquarium.

The Australian Cruise - an unforgettable experience

Experience unforgettable moments on the Australian Cruise. A trip with something for everyone. Whether you're a nature lover, an adventurer, or just looking for relaxation— the Australian Cruise is everything you've been looking for and will enrich your life with its incomparable moments.



Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.


More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.


Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer – “Kids Sail Free”. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children – the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.