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Between the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, Australia is extraordinarily diverse in terms of its geography, wildlife, and climate, with deserts, mountains and rainforests (not to mention those beloved Koala bears). Hardly limited to wilderness, however, Australia boasts urban cultural in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as the Great Barrier Reef. Famous as the set of the Lord of the Rings movies, New Zealand has unparalleled natural beauty, as well as adventure sports and outstanding wine.
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Adelaide
Adelaide (population 1.3 million) is the capital of the state of ...
Akaroa
Sailing up the strait into the Port of Akaroa in New Zealand is a ...
Albany (Australia)
Albany might be Western Australia's oldest settlement, but there's ...
Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand's biggest city, is a common starting and ending ...
Bay of Islands
Bay of Islands: Blame 18th-century explorer James Cook for the ...
Brisbane
Brisbane has become increasingly sophisticated over the years yet ...
Broome
Broome is a coastal town that's considered the southern gateway to ...
Bunbury
Bunbury is the largest city in the southwest of Western Australia, ...
Burnie
With a heritage dating back to the early 19th century, this far-flung ...
Busselton
Busselton was bustling with energy when it welcomed its first cruise ...
Cairns
Cairns, Australia's closest port city to the Great Barrier Reef, was ...
Christchurch
Christchurch could qualify as a template for the perfect small city. ...
Cooktown
Cooktown is a town like no other. It still feels like a frontier town ...
Darwin
Darwin might be better known as a departure point for visits to ...
Dunedin
Located on the Otago Peninsula on the eastern seaboard of New ...
Eden (Australia)
Eden (population 3,040) is the southernmost port of NSW located on ...
Esperance
Secluded, solitary and spectacular, Esperance -- on the south coast ...
Exmouth
Exmouth is located right at the tip of North West Cape in Western ...
Geelong
Victoria's second-largest city offers a wealth of attractions for ...
Geraldton
This thriving fishing, farming and mining town on the dramatic ...
Gladstone
As the gateway town to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland's ...
Hobart
Hobart, capital city of Tasmania, Australia's smallest state, has ...
Invercargill
If you are cruising to the lower extremities of New Zealand or ...
Kangaroo Island
Australia's third-largest island, located off the coast of South ...
Melbourne
If Sydney is the New York of the Southern Hemisphere, then Melbourne ...
Mooloolaba
Queensland is said to be 'beautiful one day, perfect the next.' In ...
Moreton Island
Although it's been a popular getaway for Brisbanites and southeastern ...
Mornington Peninsula
Magnificent Mornington Peninsula bounds Port Phillip Bay on one side ...
Napier
The New Zealand port city of Napier, in the vast Hawke's Bay region ...
Newcastle (Australia)
Newcastle is New South Wales' second-largest city after Sydney and is ...
Perth (Fremantle)
It's the world's most remote capital city, but Perth -- capital of ...
Picton
As the gateway to New Zealand's South Island, the pretty seaside town ...
Port Arthur
Port Arthur nestled on the southern tip of Tasmania's isolated Tasman ...
Port Douglas
Sandwiched between reef and rainforest, this tropical seaside village ...
Portland (Australia)
A look back at Portland's past reveals an impressive claim to fame: ...
Rarotonga
The island of Rarotonga lies at the heart of New Zealand's Cook ...
Robe
South Australia's Limestone Coast beckons to nature-lovers from ...
Stewart Island
At the very bottom of New Zealand's South Island is Stewart Island, ...
Sydney (Australia)
Sydney is a definite stop on just about any cruise that travels Down ...
Tauranga
A cruise ship visit to Tauranga (pronounced "Tao-ronger") is like ...
Thursday Island
Also known as 'TI' or Waibene by its residents, Thursday Island is ...
Wellington
You can't beat Wellington on a good day, so the saying goes. But New ...
Whitsundays
Taking in the stunning reef, picturesque islands and luxurious hotels ...
Our 3-day Fremantle to Margaret River to Fremantle cruise with P&O Pacific Eden was a birthday surprise for my husband, and an opportunity for us to sample the newly renovated and much-hyped P&O product. It was the longest 3 days of our ... Read more
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04/16
We booked the 3 day “food and wine” cruise on Pacific Aria for a birthday celebration. Unfortunately this was a non-cruise as we spent 40% of our time anchored off the south coast of NSW having putted slowly down the coastline and ... Read more
Choose Princess cruises to try a more upmarket experience then we have had previously so decided on a two night Sydney to Brisbane cruise to get a sample so to speak. No problems with embarkation except told to embark at 2.30pm and by time got on ... Read more
Just returned and happy and relieved to report was fantastic. As new to cruising I left Freo Port with some trepidation given the terrible reviews the pacific eden has been getting. All I can say is the teething problems previously reported are ... Read more
04/16
My husband and I were first time cruisers so did not know what to expect. We were unsure how we would go with sea-sickness so decided to book a suite as it was in our budget and thought more room would be less claustrophobic. It was a good choice. ... Read more

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We have never cruised with RC before and we loved the experience. The ship was tastefully appointed throughout. Our cabin was perfect size for 2 people and for the first time ever, we had a balcony cabin. Only one criticism was a very hard bed so my ... Read more
Our 4th cruise (In order from best to worst - Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Millennium, Carnival Spirit and this one, Explorer of the seas. The last two are equal last). Too many people on board (about 3000 passengers). Not enough lounge areas ... Read more
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