fans living in south-eastern Queensland have plenty to cheer when the summer
arrives, with more ships operating from the growing cosmopolitan hub of
New Zealand on Legend of the Seas
Land of the Long White Cloud is at its dramatic best during the summer, and on
this 14-night round-trip cruise you’ll get to explore the best of New Zealand’s
top destinations. After a leisurely three-day crossing to Auckland, you’ll
visit a line-up of ports including Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Akaroa and
Dunedin, followed by scenic cruising of the country’s three famous sounds,
Dusky, Doubtful and Milford. Three more relaxing sea days follow to enjoy
facilities including a Vitality Spa, rock climbing and several pools, and to
wrap up this high-seas holiday.
Legend of the Seas departs Brisbane
on January 15, 2017.
Guinea on Sun Princess
popular mid-sized Princess ship, Sun
Princess, heads to PNG several times during the summer of 2017, and on this
11-night itinerary, she’ll call at five diverse destinations in the exotic
archipelago. The cruise begins with two sea days to unwind, followed by calls
at Alotau, Kitava, Rabaul, Kiriwina Island and Doini Island. At the end of the
voyage, there’s scenic cruising of the Kawanasausau Strait and famous Milne Bay
to enjoy, followed by three more days at sea to catch your breath and prepare
Sun Princess departs Brisbane on
January 22, 2017.
on Pacific Dawn
Pacific Dawn heads north on this
two-week-long cruise, combining plenty of relaxing sea days with key ports of
call in Australia and Indonesia for sightseeing and on-shore fun. Two sea days
start the voyage, followed by stops at popular tropical destinations including
Port Douglas and Darwin. After another sea day you’ll visit Dili in East Timor,
then go dragon spotting on Komodo Island, and enjoy a day of beach fun or
culture in Bali’s Benoa. Two final sea days complete a fascinating itinerary
before your arrival in Singapore.
Pacific Dawn departs Brisbane on
February 4, 2017.
Kobe on Queen Mary 2
is an ideal cruise for lovers of sea days and old-school glamour, combining
both on a 13-night cruise on the Queen
Mary 2 during her annual summer sortie to Australia. This leisurely
itinerary has nine full sea days to enjoy the many features of this iconic
ship, including a five-day South Pacific crossing from Alotau in Papua New
Guinea to Okinawa, and a stop at Yorkey’s Knob allowing for a full day of
sightseeing… or to get back your land legs in Cairns.
Queen Mary 2 departs Brisbane on
February 28, 2017.
on Pacific Aria
meets affordability aboard this new addition to the P&O fleet, and among Pacific Aria’s 2017 itineraries is this
week-long round-trip hop to New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The seven-night cruise
begins with a relaxing sea day, followed by day-long stops at three popular
South Pacific ports of call: cosmopolitan Noumea, idyllic Mare and bustling
Port Vila. Two more sea days wrap up this high-seas holiday before arriving
back home in Brisbane.
know: Pacific Aria departs
Brisbane on March 3, 2017.