New kids on the block: the river ships launching in 2022

In times of great crisis, the most unlikely heroes appear. Here’s who you nominated as your champions.

10 reasons to take a river cruise in 2022

There are a million reasons to cruise – not least the knowledge that you unpack only once, but travel through many countries.

What’s new on 2022 European river shore excursions and experiences

There are a million reasons to cruise – not least the knowledge that you unpack only once, but travel through many countries.

10 reasons to cruise in 2022

There are a million reasons to cruise – not least the knowledge that you unpack only once, but travel through many countries.

Lessons from cruising in Europe: mask up and be flexible

Here are some of the lessons we’ve learned while cruising during the pandemic, and a taste of what fully vaccinated Australians will encounter.

The top cruise trends for 2022

In times of great crisis, the most unlikely heroes appear. Here’s who you nominated as your champions.

Australia’s best cruises for 2022

In times of great crisis, the most unlikely heroes appear. Here’s who you nominated as your champions.

The best new ship attractions for 2022

Despite the upheaval of this year, ship-builders have been busier than ever, building and readying ships for sailings in 2021.

Le Ponant

PONANT’s iconic and freshly refitted three-master now offers over 16 staterooms & suites – ‘32 slices of paradise’.

Why Book with Viking Ocean Cruises

We include more in your fare than other cruise lines including all meals, wine and beer, a shore excursions, access to our spa and more.

Viking River Cruises Fleet

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery, and some of the most surprising discoveries are on board.

Viking River Cruises Shore Excursions

Viking provides a complimentary shore excursion filled with cultural and historical highlights.

Viking River Cruises

Everything we do at Viking is focused on making your time with us truly memorable — for all the right reasons.

Viking River Cruises Itineraries

With Viking, you will sail into the heart of the greatest cities and charming towns, so you can explore up close.

Why Book with Viking River Cruises

We include more in your fare than other cruise lines including all meals, shore excursions, and more.

Avalon Waterways’ Shore Excursions

Avalon Waterways has designed included excursions and onboard activities.

Avalon Waterways

With brand new ships, itineraries, and celebrity guests, we can’t wait to welcome you on board Avalon Waterways.

Avalon Waterways’ Itineraries

Avalon includes an exceptional variety of excursions and activities so you can experience your cruise your way.

Why Book with Avalon Waterways

On an Avalon cruise, we put you in control so you can cruise your way! With Avalon, freedom is included. Rules are not.

Coral Discoverer

The yacht-like Coral Discoverer set a new benchmark standard of sophistication in expedition cruising.

Coral Adventurer

Launched in April 2019, Coral Adventurer is a tropical expedition ship purpose-designed to access remote wilderness shores.

Coral Expeditions Fleet

Read all about our Coral Expeditions Fleet

Coral Expeditions Shore Excursion

Experience authentic encounters with nature and culture and forge new friendships with fellow explorers....

Coral Expeditions

Our recipe for success has been the combination of our small ships along with our industry leading SailSAFE plan.

Coral Expeditions Itineraries

We uphold the highest standards of safety while providing a relaxed and intimate atmosphere...

Why Book with Coral Expeditions

Australia's longest established expedition cruise operator, Coral Expeditions is Australia's pioneering cruise line...

Coral Geographer

Launched in March 2021, Coral Geographer is a tropical expedition ship purpose-designed to access remote wilderness shores.

MS Spitsbergen

Hurtigruten has a long history of travelling to Spitsbergen, beginning in 1896 with the `Sports Route'.

MS Kong Harald

MS Kong Harald was refurbished in 2016 and now features a modern, Arctic-inspired interior.

MS Vesterålen

MS Vesterålen provides passengers an authentic heritage experience.

MS Nordkapp

On board are three different restaurants, a Multe bakery and ice cream bar, a sauna and fitness room.

MS Fridjof Nasen

MS Fridtjof Nansen will explore some of the most spectacular corners of the globe.

MS Fram

MS Fram brings on the heritage of the original Fram, using the most advanced technology to make her exceptionally well suited for expedition voyages in Polar Regions.

Hurtigruten Group Coastal & Expedition

The Hurtigruten Group has long been a world leader in adventure travel, with sustainable cruises on smaller but spacious ships.

Hurtigruten Expedition Fleet, Shore Excursions & Itineraries

With sustainability and exploration at core, we offer big adventures on small ships taking you to some spectacular areas of our planet.

Why Book with Hurtigruten Group Coastal & Expedition

With a focus on sustainable cruising, we continue to explore the planet, visiting some of the world’s most beautiful and pristine regions.

Viking Ocean Cruises Fleet

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery, and some of the most surprising discoveries are on board.

Viking Expedition Cruises’ Fleet

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery, and some of the most surprising discoveries are on board.

Norwegian Sun

Enjoy freedom and flexibility with NCL on the newly revitalised Norwegian Sun, cruising Asia and Alaska in 2022.

Viking Expedition Cruises Itineraries

Whether it's to the Arctic, or Antarctica, Viking will take you on these bucket-list adventures on a journey like no other.

Why Book with Viking Expedition Cruises

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery, and some of the most surprising discoveries are on board.

Viking Expedition Cruises

You will be able to explore Antarctica, the Arctic and North America’s Great Lakes on the Viking Octantis and Viking Polaris.

Norwegian Encore

Cruise to Alaska from Seattle in a ship built for non-stop memorable moments.

Norwegian Jade

Sail aboard Norwegian Jade to unique destinations including Africa and the Mediterranean...

Viking Expedition Cruises Shore Excursions

Viking Expeditions takes curious guests deeper into each destination while offering a selection of daily excursions. 

Viking Ocean Cruises Shore Excursions

Viking is dedicated to ensuring our guests explore the destinations they visit.

Viking Ocean Cruises

At Viking we do not try to be all things to all people. Our loyal choose us because of our unique approach to cruising.

Viking Ocean Cruises Itineraries

Explore Scandinavia, the Mediterranean, North America, South America, the Caribbean, Asia, Australia or New Zealand in award-winning Viking style.

The PONANT Sisterships

On board, world-renowned French-inspired and international cuisine takes centre stage, paying tribute to the French culinary tradition in a setting that is worthy of the finest restaurants...

Le Commandant Charcot

The only one of its kind in the world, Le Commandant-Charcot is the first PC2 hybrid-electric LNG powered luxury polar exploration vessel.

PONANT, Yacht Cruises & Expeditions’ Shore Excursions

PONANT’s small-ship luxury expeditions are the ultimate blend of refined luxury and adventurous exploration.

PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions

Ponant looks forward to welcoming our guests back on board to set sail to the many spectacular destinations.

PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions’ Itineraries

When it comes to showing you the world, we are dedicated to introducing you to something new and exciting every day...

Why Book with PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions

Ponant's 30 years of experience stems from a love of the sea, dreams of adventure and sophisticated travel.

The PONANT Explorers

Built between 2018 and 2020, the PONANT Explorers series consists of six small-sized expedition ships.

Regatta Class

Each luxurious suite and stateroom is entirely new from floor to ceiling, including the bathrooms.

Oceania Class

From the sparkling Lalique Grand Staircase to the Owner's Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, designer touches are everywhere.

Oceania Cruises’ Fleet

Our beautifully re-inspired ships are better than new and our signature onboard experience is better than ever.

Oceania Cruises’ Shore Excursions

We explore exotic destinations and discovering new cultures that travellers cherish their entire lives.

Allura Class

Vista's best-in-class culinary experiences, luxurious signature public spaces, and spacious, residentially-inspired suites...

Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises has big plans for 2022, with their award-winning fleet back in action, and the arrival of the Vista in 2023.

Oceania Cruises’ Itineraries

So many of the world’s greatest destinations shimmer like a fine pearl and are just waiting to be discovered.

Why Book with Oceania Cruises

Oceania's seven luxurious ships carry no more than 1,250 guests, feature the finest cuisine at sea and more.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Fleet

We were also thrilled to enjoy extremely strong demand for Regent’s sixth ship due to join fleet at the end of 2023.

Seven Seas Mariner

Seven Seas Mariner -part of the world’s most luxurious fleet -received a complete bow-to-stern refurbishment in April 2018.

Seven Seas Voyager

Having undergone a ship-wide refurbishment in 2016, Seven Seas Voyager embodies the new standard in luxury.

Seven Seas Splendor

The all-suite, all-balcony ship features more than 4273 square-meters of Italian marble in her 375 suites.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Shore Excursions

Enjoy as many shoreside tours and experiences as you wish with our free Unlimited Shore Excursions.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Regent’s sixth ship due to join The World’s Most Luxurious fleet at the end of 2023.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Itineraries

Our collection is filled with sailings across 450 destinations to fulfil the greatest expectations of first-time cruisers and lifelong travellers.

Why Book with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Experience the ultimate in luxury travel with the freedom of the lavish personal space only available to you aboard The World’s Most Luxurious Fleet™.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Feel Free to Explore the World Your Way. It’s more important than ever before to make every moment count.

Pride of America

Aloha! Come aboard Pride of America the only cruise ship that sails round trip from Honolulu year-round.

Norwegian Spirit

Get ready to experience laid-back luxury as you set sail on the all-new Norwegian Spirit...

Norwegian Prima

Norwegian Prima is the first in a new class of ships designed to elevate every expectation.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Fleet

When you sail with Norwegian Cruise Line, you are cruising on the most innovative and accommodating fleet on the high seas. 

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Itineraries

Come aboard our award-winning fleet cruising to over 300 destinations worldwide including Europe, Hawaii, New Zealand & Asia.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions

Our shore excursions let you experience the world around you up close and personal – and on your time.

Why Book with Norwegian Cruise Line

When you cruise with NCL, you’re free. Free to dine, dance, laugh, explore and relax – free to follow the sun

The Azamara Fleet

The Azamara experience doesn’t pause when you depart a destination, it continues onboard with our top-tier crew, premiere service and fleet of boutique ships.

Why Book with Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean offers more adventure for your dollar with fully immersive ships packed with included activities for the family.

Royal Caribbean’s Shore Excursions

Offering a wide range of amazing experiences, our shore excursions help you make the most of every destination visited on your cruise.

Royal Caribbean’s Itineraries

Royal Caribbean takes you to adventure-filled destinations around the world including Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

Royal Caribbean Fleet

Royal Caribbean's innovative high-tech ships are loaded from bow to stern with game-changing thrills and chills for all kinds of adventure-seekers.

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean has a summer of untamed adventure is just on the horizon when Australia’s three boldest ships sail.

Why Book with Azamara

What makes Azamara cruises different from the rest? It’s our focus on Destination Immersion® experiences, which lets you stay longer and experience more.

Azamara’s Shore Excursions

Azamara® Shore Excursions are more than just tours. They are experiences that take you to hidden gems and reveal local secrets of locales.

Azamara’s Itineraries

For something closer to home hop onboard our Australia & New Zealand voyage in January 2023, or further afield to the sunny climate of the Mediterranean.

Azamara Quest

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery...

Azamara Journey

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery...

Azamara Quest

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery...

Azamara

Staying true to our core values Azamara has a year planned of exploring new destinations and giving our guests the time to experience the ports at day and night.

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A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery, and some of the most surprising discoveries are on board.

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With more itineraries in more destinations worldwide Viking will take you to Europe, to Russia, Egypt, Asia, or the USA.

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A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery...

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Just in time for the start of the 2021 cruise season, we’ve been looking at what the major shipping lines have done to get you back on the water.

Where we sail

With more itineraries in more destinations worldwide Viking will take you to Europe, to Russia, Egypt, Asia, or the USA.

What’s on board

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery, and some of the most surprising discoveries are on board.

5 ways we’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Viking River Cruises is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.

Viking River Cruises

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery...

A proud milestone for cruise

Just in time for the start of the 2021 cruise season, we’ve been looking at what the major shipping lines have done to get you back on the water.

Press play

After an extended pause, Australia’s cruise season is expected to go off with a bang, writes Peter Lynch.

The new ships of 2021

Despite the upheaval of this year, ship-builders have been busier than ever, building and readying ships for sailings in 2021.

The heroes of cruise

In times of great crisis, the most unlikely heroes appear. Here’s who you nominated as your champions.

Providores ready to welcome you back

Onshore suppliers are desperately awaiting the return to cruise and the boost to their businesses.

Avalon Waterways

At Avalon Waterways, they see river cruising differently.

5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Avalon Waterways is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.

What’s on board

Beyond the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows in Avalon’s Panorama Suites is a world waiting to be explored – your way.

Where they sail

Embark with Avalon on your choice of 80 cruises on 10 rivers through 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and South America.

Coral Expeditions

As Australia’s pioneering cruise line, Coral Expeditions leads remote, immersive expeditions.

Ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Coral Expeditions is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.

What’s on board

Guests cruise with Coral because of the unique destinations, diverse shore excursions and expert-led programs.

Where they sail

The most beautiful, yet undiscovered, regions of Australia, Asia-Pacific, the South Pacific and Indian Ocean islands.

Cunard

The most famous ocean liners in the world. If this is the first time you have sailed with Cunard, prepare yourself for a treat.

5 ways they’re keeping you safe

With enhanced wellbeing measures on board Cunard ships you’ll still be able to enjoy the holiday you dreamed of.

What’s on board

Hot-foot it to a tango lesson, spend an afternoon in a martini mixology class or enjoy the blissful indulgence of a hot-stone massage.

Where they sail

We invite you to embark on an elegant World Voyage, visit far-flung and exotic destinations or holiday a little closer to home.

Dream Cruises

Everything Dream does is motivated by bringing guests' dreams to life, as evidenced by the line’s motto: We are Dream Makers.

5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Dream Cruises is keeping you safe in 2021 and beyond.

What’s on board

There's so much to do onboard a Dream Cruises' ship. From 35 food and beverage options to famous nightclubs.

Where they sail

Dream Cruises plans to operate all scheduled itineraries across South-East Asia once all restrictions are lifted.

Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten gives you the opportunity to travel with meaning.

6 ways they’re keeping you safe

The six ways Hurtigruten will keep you safe on board.

What’s on board

Life onboard a Hurtigruten expedition cruise is famously relaxed.

Where they sail

Hurtigruten is taking adventure travel into the next century and beyond.

Paul Gauguin Cruises

Paul Gauguin Cruises opens the wonders of French Polynesia and the South Pacific.

5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Paul Gauguin has reinforced its health and safety policies incorporating a complete range of technological, human and equipment-based measures.

What’s on board

Paul Gauguin Cruises guests enjoy luxurious ship, high-end service, spacious staterooms, fine gastronomy.

Where they sail

Paul Gauguin Cruises’ carefully designed small-ship itineraries range from seven to 14 nights.

PONANT, Yacht Cruises & Expeditions

PONANT’s award-winning luxury expeditions are led by a team of expedition experts.

5 ways they’re keeping you safe

PONANT has incorporated a complete range of technological, human and equipment-based measures.

What’s on board

PONANT guests can enjoy refined gastronomy and wine selections at various restaurant facilities.

Where they sail

PONANT’s luxury expeditions take guests to the wildest and most far-flung parts of the world.

Princess

Connecting you to loved ones and extraordinary destinations.

Ways they’re keeping you safe

How Princess are keeping their guests safe with 6 protocols.

What’s on board

The crew members work to ensure you have your dream holiday.

Where they sail

The amazing destinations Princess will take you to.

Where they sail

Discover the secrets of Asia and New Zealand or venture further afield to the Mediterranean or Scandinavia.

What’s on board

A Viking journey is all about exploration and discovery, and some of the most surprising discoveries are on board.

5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Viking Ocean Cruises is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.

Viking Ocean Cruises

Destination focused, culturally enriching - the world’s leading small ship cruise line.