Smooth Sailing: Highlights of Adelaide’s 2016 Cruising Season

Posted March 9th, 2016

Named as one of the top cities to visit by Lonely Planet in 2014, Adelaide has developed over the years to become a trendy hotspot for arts, culture, sports and cuisine. Approximately 13 kilometres northwest of the city centre is where you’ll find the Port of Adelaide, the Launchpad for your next adventure on the sea!

Adelaide’s 2016 cruising season is lining up to be one the best yet, with an array of cruises to suit people of all tastes – first-time passengers, families and cruising veterans are sure to find something to their taste. Keep reading to find the Cruiseabout team’s favourite itineraries departing from Adelaide this year!

Southern Discovery to Fremantle - P&O Australia

Jump on board P&O CruisesPacific Eden and treat yourself to a six-night cruise from Adelaide, journeying around Kangaroo Island, Esperance and Fremantle before coming home again. The range of activities, entertainment and dining on board is spectacular, as is the service which accommodates cruisers of all ages, including families. Also available are optional activities and shore excursions that will provide plenty of lasting memories – on Kangaroo Island, keep an eye out for playful sea lions, elusive platypuses and marching penguins!

Cape Du Couedic Lighthouse, Kangaroo Island

Adelaide to Singapore - Cunard Cruises

This itinerary is part of the Queen Elizabeth’s 2016 world tour and gives passengers a taste of the Pacific and Asia before finishing in Singapore. Cruisers will also get to see local destinations such as Cairns, Melbourne and Sydney before heading off to explore Manila, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Nha Trang, as well as many other interesting ports! Lasting for 48 nights, this cruise is for anyone who loves the cruising lifestyle. And really, what’s not to like about it?


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Sea Break - P&O Australia

If you want a big holiday in little time, then look no further than P&O Cruises’ Sea Break itineraries. These short holidays last for only a couple of nights and are the perfect escape, giving passengers the chance to relax and unwind and enjoy a stress-free holiday with the incredible facilities on board. You can opt to go for a themed cruise such as the Food & Wine or Comedy round trips, but there are also itineraries that included quick stops at neighbouring ports such as Melbourne and Port Lincoln.

Relax on Pacific Eden's Lido Pool Deck

World Cruise to London - Princess Cruises

Visit mouth-watering destinations such as Sri Lanka, Dubai, Stockholm and St Petersburg on this 51-night world cruise aboard the Sea Princess. During your trip, you could take a guided tour of an elephant orphanage in Colombo, explore the architecture of Rotterdam, enjoy the medieval atmosphere of Tallinn and see the Crown Jewels in the infamous Tower of London.

Cruising is the perfect way to see the world while still having a comfortable home base to come back to every night, and of course, you’ll get to enjoy the five-star Princess experience. Spectacular nightly entertainment, delectable cuisine and fascinating destinations are all awaiting you!

Tempted? Don’t hesitate to contact one of our expert cruise consultants on 1300 954 661 if you’re after more information on any of these itineraries or other cruises departing from lovely Adelaide.


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