You don’t need to travel far to discover the beauty of this area. You can escape to a remote island somewhere in the South Pacific or a Short Getaway close to home. How about cruising to the Melbourne Cup, or around Australia? Want to escape the southern winter – A getaway to North Queensland, Papua New Guinea or the South Pacific is for you. Do you have more time on your hands? How about a cruising around Australia.
Want to see New Zealand, but don’t want to drive? Many cruise lines offer cruises from 12 to 16 Nights taking in the major sites of New Zealand. Our exclusive customisable packages offer fantastic value and include a flight, a night or 2 in Auckland and your cruise. Let Just Cruises help your plan your perfect holiday.
Australia is the world’s smallest continent and largest island. It is like nowhere else in the world. It’s young, adventurous, stylish and friendly. It has unique animals and a fantastic climate and offers a wide and contrasting range of cruise experiences covering experiences from visiting the Barrier Reef to Tasmania.
Cruise Types Major cruise lines offer itineraries along the Australian coast and often include the Islands of Noumea and Vanuatu from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Cruise destinations include the Barrier Reef, the largest living organism on the planet, which is a wonder of Coral, Birdlife & Sealife. Australia’s Top End (northern Australia) with cruises operating from Darwin to Broome; and around Tasmania.
While larger ship and Barrier Reef cruises are available year round, the Speciality cruises are seasonal. Tasmanian cruises operate in the Southern summer (November to March) while Top End cruises operate in the winter months (April to October)
The key embarkation ports include Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane but specialty cruise run from smaller ports such as Darwin, Wyndham and Broome
Australias seasons are the reverse of the Northern Hemisphere so Christmas here is in mid-summer and the coldest months are July and August. However Australia spans from the tropics (were winter is very pleasant and summer is hot and humid) to Tasmania which has a more temperate summer and cold winters.