Forget about flying overseas to fulfil your dreams of a wonderful cruise holiday. There are so many cruises departing from Australia’s sunny shores that make it easy and accessible to embark from home. With a wide range of cruises departing from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane, taking in the sights and exotic destinations on Australia’s doorstep has never been easier. Whether you’re looking for a romantic sail, some family friendly fun or a large group celebration on the high seas, there’s bound to be an itinerary to suit. Sail away to exotic destinations such as the peaceful islands in the South Pacific. Vanuatu, Fiji and New Caledonia are just a few of the iconic island highlights boasting soft sands and azure waters. Otherwise, explore the natural beauty and lovely coastal cities of New Zealand, our closest neighbour. Discover more of your own backyard with a tour along Australia’s magnificent east coast, or travel through the idyllic Whitsunday Islands and dive below for a glimpse of the Great Barrier Reef. For those who desire a few weeks at sea, consider a voyage to neighbouring Asian harbours. Explore the futuristic city of Singapore, the peaceful beaches of Bali or the bustling streets of Hong Kong. A cruise holiday is ideal for those seeking a little rest and relaxation. Unpack only once, taste sumptuous buffet meals daily and admire the endless sea views. Your ship’s many onboard amenities and services will have you enjoying the journey perhaps as much as the destination. Spend your mornings lazing by the pool, your afternoons getting pampered in the spa, and your nights dancing beneath the stars. Depending on the cruise, you could even zip line across the deck! There are many itineraries, cruise lines and cruise ships to give you an enticing bounty of options that depart from our shores.