There's so much more to Australia than BBQs on the beach, cork-trimmed hats and blokes called Bruce. A cruise to Australia will take you on a journey of discovery, yes that's a bit of a cliché, but in this case, it's also true.[ReadMoreMob]
As an island, country and continent Australia will astound you with its coral reefs, deserts, mountains, forests and multicultural cosmopolitan cities.Calling at locations such as Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Cairns and Townsville, you'll be able to explore the different corners of this diverse country to discover its flora and unique fauna (especially koalas, kangaroos), gorgeous weather, beaches, mountains and history.
Once you've seen famous sights such as Sydney harbour, Australia Zoo, the Great Barrier Reef and Bondi Beach you'll be ready for some fantastic Aussie wines, delicious food and of course, the traditional BBQ. [ReadMoreDesk]
Australia's laid back pace is infectious and you'll soon find yourself easing into their relaxed culture, taking your time to absorb all that the country has to offer.Whether you enjoy culture, the great outdoors or you just want to experience the famous Australian hospitality, your Australia cruise holiday will show it has far more to offer than the stereotypical boomerangs, bush tucker and cricket.
Sydney Harbour Bridge
One of the most iconic sights in Sydney, the magnificent Harbour Bridge is not to be missed. Known affectionately as the Coathanger by locals, this architectural wonder, which opened in the 1930s, is the world’s largest steel arch bridge – its painted surface area is equivalent to 60 football fields.
Sydney Opera House
Another must-see for any visitor to Sydney is the beautiful Opera House, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the arts venue was completed in 1973 and is renowned for its unique design of a series of shell-like sails. Enjoy a guided visit of one of the world’s most photographed buildings on Tour F – Sydney Highlights & Opera House.
Declared a World Heritage Site in 2000, the stunning Blue Mountains are situated to the west of Sydney, near Katoomba. Australia’s Grand Canyon gets its blue haze from rays of sunlight striking oil from nearby Eucalyptus trees and small drops of moisture. Marvel at the spectacular mountains on Tour B – Aussie Wildlife & Blue Mountains – which also includes a ride on the steepest incline railway in the world.
One of the world’s most famous beaches, Bondi is home to stunning golden sands and inviting turquoise waters. Located approximately seven kilometres from Sydney, Bondi, which is the most photographed beach in Australia, is also the most popular in the region.