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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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Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Dunedin -> Akaroa -> Wellington -> Napier -> Tauranga -> Auckland -> Paihia -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
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Brisbane -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
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Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Melbourne -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Milford Sound -> Dusky Sound -> Doubtful Sound -> Dunedin -> Akaroa -> Wellington -> Cruising -> Tauranga -> Paihia -> Auckland
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Sydney (Australia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Picton -> Wellington -> Napier -> Tauranga -> Auckland -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Sydney (Australia)
77% Loved It
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Napier
The New Zealand port city of Napier is just like a fine wine from its ...
Newcastle (Australia)
Once a proud industrial city that built its name on coal exportation ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
Wellington, New Zealand's cosmopolitan capital city, is located at ...
Whitsundays
Taking in the stunning reef, picturesque islands and luxurious hotels ...
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05/15
This was our first time in the Kimberley Region of Northern Australia. Our trip with True North - Ultimate 1 was fabulous, the "ultimate" and beyond expectations . The ship was immaculate, Captain Chad and the staff were some of the best ... Read more
Had a relaxing time. ladyshipaholic
03/15
I have cruised before, many years ago, but my husband had never been on a ship. I cannot fault anything on the cruise. On the day of our departure, there was a computer crash at the terminal, which made getting on board very slow. We arrived for our ... Read more
This is the first time ever I have been shown a laminated picture of a steak, a steak and lobster and a lobster every night in the main dining room for all six of us at the table to pay extra for. We had one offering of an inferior steak and never ... Read more
05/15
Having just came of celebrity solstice at Easter this was a little extra trip so solstice was still fresh in mind so with that I'd say pacific jewel is a very old ship in the middle of a much needed Reno , you can see that they have started this ... Read more
05/15
Having just came of celebrity solstice at Easter this was a little extra trip so solstice was still fresh in mind so with that I'd say pacific jewel is a very old ship in the middle of a much needed Reno , you can see that they have started this ... Read more
04/15
This was our first cruise in Australia and it did not live up to expectations. We travelled Darwin to Broome over 10 days via many stops in the Kimberley. At double the price of our other cruises (including with APT and Silversea) we were ... Read more
Our holiday began one day prior, stayed at the Holiday Inn, The Rocks, Sydney. I was beside myself when I saw my new 'home' from the rooftop pool area the morning we were to embark. We just had a wonderful time onboard the Radiance of the Seas. ... Read more
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