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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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74% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Dunedin -> Akaroa -> Wellington -> Napier -> Tauranga -> Auckland -> Paihia -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
83% Loved It
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Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Milford Sound -> Doubtful Sound -> Dusky Sound -> Dunedin -> Akaroa -> Wellington -> Cruising -> Tauranga -> Paihia -> Auckland
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Fiordland National Park (Cruising) -> Milford Sound -> Dunedin -> Christchurch -> Picton -> Wellington -> Napier -> Tauranga -> Auckland -> Waitangi -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
78% Loved It
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Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Melbourne -> Hobart -> Port Arthur -> Hobart -> Cruising -> Melbourne -> Melbourne
Adelaide
Adelaide (population 1.5 million) is the capital of the state of ...
Akaroa
Visitors to the old whaling port of Akaroa may be surprised to notice ...
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
Located on the northern tip of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of ...
Brisbane
Brisbane, Queensland's rapidly growing capital city, caught the ...
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, is ...
Christchurch
Editor's note: After a devastating earthquake rocked New Zealand in ...
Cooktown
Cooktown is a town like no other. It still feels like a frontier town ...
Darwin
Darwin may be better known as a jumping-off point for visits to ...
Dunedin
Located on the Otago Peninsula on the South Island of New Zealand, ...
Eden (Australia)
Located 478 kilometres south of Sydney, the charming New South Wales ...
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 is just like a fine wine from its ...
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 ...
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 ...
Dissapointed Mad cat lady
08/15
We traveled on the Pearl in February 2013 and she was great. Food, service, atmosphere everything even though most other travelers bagged it out. So I was looking forward to going on her again. This time however it was the opposite. What drinks ... Read more
This was my 18th cruise and 3rd with Princess Cruises. It was a short cruise and great value. I booked an inside cabin but was upgraded to a balcony cabin and an excellent price. Embarbation was good efficient and quick. Staff were friendly and ... Read more
We booked the four night cruise on the Murray River Princess and travelled with my husband, my sister and our elderly mum. Hubby and I booked the Stateroom as we were after a bit more luxury. It had been recently refurbished with very nice ... Read more
This 4 night cruise to Moreton Island was OK if you want to go on a cruise just for the sake of it. You will be on board for 90 per cent of the time. Embarkation and disembarkation at the White Bay port were managed dreadfully. We were still ... Read more
We chose this short sampler 3 night cruise just to see what P&O Australia had to offer. As we live in North Qld embarking from Brisbane was convenient and we had booked a suite so from dropping our luggage to boarding the ship took about 30 ... Read more
This was our third cruise but first with the Princess Line and Dawn Princess. This cruise was chosen as it fitted in with our dates and the itinerary included ports we wanted to visit. With some upgrading and hard saving for 18 months we had the ... Read more
Whitsundays First Timer MKK cruise addicts
08/15
Embarking was easy, a walk in the park until the steps present small issues if your struggling with knee injury or the like ... Once on board the staff met us at the doorway to the Atrium, first impressions , OK , moderate, not shiny but clean and ... Read more
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