Welcome to the land of koalas, kangaroos, and platypuses, where the wildlife is as spectacularly different as the scenery. Whether it’s the Great Barrier Reef, the great outback, or the Great Ocean Road, Australia features some of the most incredible wonders in nature.

Join Azamara Club Cruises® as we take you from the northern reaches of Darwin to the southern sights of Tasmania, with lots of stops in between—including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Cairns—plus plenty of time for eco-adventures, underwater exploring, hiking through rainforests, and of course, sampling some award-winning wines throughout the journey. Fair dinkum!


  • Meet the world’s largest captive reptile collection, including nearly 200 saltwater crocodiles with An Evening at Crocosaurus Cove on an unforgettable AzAmazing EveningsSM tour.
  • Use historic Port Douglas as a jumping off point to explore the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation where over 400 species of birds and other rare animals and plants can be found.
  • Take a leisurely float along the lush mangrove channels of Dickson Inlet on a Crocodile Watch River Cruise during an exclusive Cruise Global, Nights Local tour.


  • Head to the Greater Blue Mountains Area where Charles Darwin first encountered the curious creature, the platypus. Check out our Chief Blogging Officer Bonnie MacLaird’s blog on the famous scientist..
  • Learn about Australia’s arresting history as a site for convicts in Port Arthur, Tasmania. This peaceful port was once one of Australia’s largest convict settlements.
  • Snorkel, dive, or stay dry on a boat tour as you explore the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef in the world. (It can even be seen from space!)


  • Dine on a world of flavors on the Mooloolaba Esplanade. Pull up a table and drink it all in while overlooking the spectacular beach in this lively port.
  • Discover the heart of Tasmanian wine country on a 15 Night Australia & New Zealand voyage, which includes a stop in Hobart, the perfect jumping off point to sip and sample world-class wines.
  • Foodies will not want to miss Brisbane, where the famed Eagle Street Pier has culinary delights to tempt the taste buds of even the most discerning palate.

Australia Featured Cruise Global, Connect LocalSM shore excursions

Cruise Global, Meet Local Series: Kazu and the Cultured Pearls of Friday Island
Thursday Island, Australia (GT02)
Discover the exceptional beauty of a remote pearl farm on Friday Island including a demonstration of how pearls are formed. Then, enjoy a traditional Japanese lunch before exploring the pearl shop.
Cruise Global, Meet Local Series: Feeding Frenzy
Hobart, Tasmania (HB68)
Meet the wild animals of Australia during this hands-on excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Park. The highlight of the day is the chance to feed the animals, many of which are endemic to Australia.
Caloundra, Markets, and Queensland Air Museum
Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia (I303)
Shop for bargains at the Bulcock Street Markets in Caloundra and then take a guided tour of more than 70 aircrafts led by a local airplane enthusiast at the Queensland Air Museum.
AzAmazing Evening: Parade Grounds at Fort Scratchley
Newcastle, Australia (NT47)
Have fun the Australian way during a night of spectacle and entertainment. Sip wine and indulge in appetizers as music from local musicians floats over the Fort before a fireworks display to cap the evening.

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