Cruises

Celebrity Solstice Shows Off her $11 Million Makeover

I had the pleasure of inspecting Celebrity Solstice a few weeks back as she started her cruise season here. I have had the pleasure of cruising on her twice and was not disappointed. She is already Australia’s highest rated* cruise ship, and last week she arrives in Sydney more stunning than ever following a multimillion-dollar…

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TRACE ELVIS’ PATH TO STARDOM

Fans and admirers of Elvis Presley will be pleased to learn of the new cruise tour which traces his path to stardom that departs Australia in May next year. 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the death of the king of rock’n’roll, Elvis Presley, history’s greatest solo singer who sold more than 600 million records.…

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New Cruise Ships at Last

It has been a fact that for too long Australian’s who wanted to go on a cruise closer to home, were subjected to, I believe, many 2nd rate ships. Not so any more. Most of the many ships, from major cruise lines are the latest, state of the art. Even if some of the ships…

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STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR 2016 MACAU GRAND PRIX

  Macau Skyline STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR 2016 MACAU GRAND PRIX This year’s running of the 63rd Macau Grand Prix has received a special stamp of approval - for more reasons than one. In addition to two events gaining World Cup status, the annual motor sport spectacular is to be recognised with a commemorative stamp…

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Sydney Eco Hopper Cruises

Bass and Flinders Cruises Bass and Flinders Cruises is a family owned business, established in 1976 the company has undergone significant growth since its humble beginnings on The Georges River.  Remaining 100% Australian owned the company has expanded its fleet and now offers many cruise options including: Sydney Harbour Sightseeing, Whale Watching and is the…

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Cruising and Travel on our Harbours

Cruising on our harbours, lakes, rivers and inland waterways is big business with plenty of millionaires. Passengers who feel like millionaires as they sail or motor over the diamond studded water of our favourite parts. The over 50s are well catered for in this area of the cruise industry. ‘The Over 55 Cruise on Sydney…

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NEED A BIGGER SHIP – WHY NOT S T R E T C H  IT

By John Pond Not a well known name in Australia, but MSC boasts some of the finest ships at sea and is a household word in Europe.  Said to be the 3rd largest shipping line, it offers many 5 star features at 4 star prices. Children travel free in adult cabin. In a couple of…

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On Board Australia’s Largest Cruise Ship

Australia’s cruise season is officially underway! Take a closer look inside our largest superliner - the 88,500-tonne Carnival Legend. Sydney has staged a spectacular welcome to mark the start of Australia's cruise season plus the maiden arrival of Australia's biggest ship - Carnival Cruise Lines’ superliner, Carnival Legend. In keeping with its name, the 88,500-tonne ship enjoyed a…

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Cruisers for Boomers

Cruising is a booming segment of the travel industry. It offers wonderful value for money. There are cruises for everybody. You can cruise at home or abroad. The flexibility in length of cruise and  itineraries suit all tastes. Its healthy, relaxing and invigorating being on the water. Whether yours tastes are global or domestic, there…

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Cruise Ships Just Keep Getting Better

Cruise Ships Just Keep Getting Better

For first time cruisers and even seasoned cruisers, it’s important to do some homework to be able to decide which ship will be right for you. For the young and young at heart, you may want a ship that offers all the bells and whistles.  Royal Caribbean cruises have many different types of ships that…

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