Main Australasia Cruise Areas
Australasia main cruise areas include Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific Islands as well as reposition cruises between Australia / New Zealand and the Far East / Hawaii or West Coast USA.
Cruise365 can customise your dream holiday
Cruise365 specialise in cruises and cruise and stay holidays that include Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific and we can customise your dream holiday with add on stays in many Australia & New Zealand Cities (with or without hotels), arrange stopovers en-route to break your journey up and allow you to visit the Middle East or the Far East.
How to get there
Cruise365 fly our guests from a large selection of UK Airports and our main airline partner is Emirates who fly from a choice of Birmingham, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Manchester or Newcastle, Emirates offer a very generous baggage allowance of 30kg per person plus hand luggage as well as offering guests in Business Class or First Class Chauffeur Drive Cars from home (mileage applies).
Cruise365 can arrange a host of excursions in resort and for example a Sydney Harbour Cruise, a tour to the wine region of Hunter Valley or even the opportunity of walking over the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Our Cruise Line partners offer excursions in all destinations and are careful to advise of activity levels.
As Australasia is in the Southern Hemisphere their seasons are the opposite to that of the UK. Typically our Cruise Line Partners sail between October and March and the further North you sail the warmer it should be.
Who Cruises in Australasia
Australia & New Zealand is increasing in popularity and most major cruise lines are basing ships in the region, Cruise365 Cruise Line Partners that sail in Australasia include Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Azamara, Oceania, Silversea as well as World Sectors with Cunard Line, MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises and P&O Cruises (please note P&O Australia is not the same standard or brand as the P&O Cruises in the British Market).
Do you need a Visa
If you hold a valid Full British Citizens Passport with at least 6 months validity you do not require a visa for New Zealand though you will require an Australian ETA Visa. If you purchase your cruise holiday with Cruise365 we will arrange your Australia ETA Visa for your Free of Charge. ETA Visas are valid for up to 90 days for tourists, if you intend on working while you are in Australia or if you have a criminal record you must advise us before making your reservation so we can advise you on the correct visa requirements. On your Australia cruise you may visit a destination e.g.. Bali where a visa is required though this will be arranged and charged for on-board ship.