Australia is the world’s smallest continent and largest island. It has unique animals and a fantastic climate offering a wide and contrasting range of cruise experiences. Between New Zealand’s semi-tropical north with its active volcanism and thermal springs, and craggy snow-capped mountains and glaciers in the south, are long sandy beaches and rolling farmlands. Circumnavigate Australia with an option to include New Zealand – the choices are endless.
Major cruise lines offer itineraries along the Australian coast from Sydney with some including New Zealand ports of call. Specialty cruises, generally in small ships cruise the Barrier Reef and Australia’s North East Coast.
Best Time to Cruise
Cruises on larger ships and also Barrier Reef cruises are available year round, while the speciality cruises are seasonal.