Downtown Auckland, New Zealand

Cruising from Australia & New Zealand / Aotearoa

Enjoy cruises out of these fascinating coastal cities

Romance, family fun and great escapes begin and end in one of these unique home ports. From Aboriginal Dreamtime stories to New Zealand’s elaborate Māori tattoos, from cityscapes to breathtaking landscapes, each port possesses its own unique culture, lifestyle, excitement and charm.

Cruise from
Sydney, Australia

The Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge are just two of the welcoming sights greeting you as you approach Australia’s oldest and largest city on a cruise from Sydney. Once you’re in town, visit the golden sands of Bondi Beach, travel to the Blue Mountains, or explore the historic Rocks district.

Cruise from
Brisbane / Meeanjin, Australia

The gateway to the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Brisbane is also a living museum dedicated to keeping its heritage alive with an abundance of 19th century buildings. Learn more about cruises from Brisbane.

Cruise from
Melbourne, Australia

Stroll through Queen Victoria Market, a Melbourne institution since 1878, and pick up gourmet goods. For cutting-edge culture, food and shopping, Federation Square offers a city block full of galleries, restaurants and stores.

Cruise from Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand

From the ancient underground labyrinth known as the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to the helicopter rides over the city, Auckland is a city of breathtaking extremes.

Cruise from Adelaide / Kaurna, Australia

Indulge in the unhurried charms of this carefree city. Whether you prefer to take things at a slow pace or gravitate towards a day full of fun and adventure, you’re sure to discover the many delights Adelaide has to offer. Beyond the city and the rugged Adelaide Hills lie Barossa Valley and Mackaren Vale, the most important winemaking region in Australia.

Cruise from Perth (Fremantle) / Boorloo (Walyalup), Australia

Western Australia’s capital is a cosmopolitan mix of high rises and colonial buildings, beautiful beaches and verdant parkland, as well as the mystical yellow quartz sand of the Pinnacles Desert.

Cruise from Hobart, Australia

Hobart, capital of Australia's island state of Tasmania, combines colonial character with a sophisticated metropolitan lifestyle. Seen from its fine deep-water harbor, Hobart spills over the lower reaches of the Derwent Valley as Mount Wellington towers in the background. Many of Tasmania's attractions are within easy reach of Hobart.


Princess® Seacations, lasting two to five days, make it easy to rekindle a romance, bond with family and friends, or recharge and reconnect. These short sailings offer great value over a typical hotel holiday, with meals, accommodation and entertainment all included in your cruise fare – and there’s no charge for unlimited doses of relaxation!

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Read about exotic isles, legendary destinations, and prepare to explore a region unlike any other on your Australia and New Zealand cruise.

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