Australia is regarded as one of the top vacation destinations on the planet for its warm weather, stunning beaches, unique cultural locations, beautiful cities, friendly people, and amazing wilderness. It’s a great place to visit in any way possible, including on a cruise ship.

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The advantage of taking a cruise to Australia is that you can see many different locations, and even visit neighboring countries like New Zealand, all while being able to enjoy the luxuries and comforts of your cruise ship. With that in mind, read on to learn about a few of the best Australia cruises available right now.

- Norwegian Cruise Line - 12 Night Australia & New Zealand from Sydney - Norwegian Jewel

For an outstanding Australia cruise experience that really lets you see the full beauty and wonder of Australia, as well as taking in some key sites around New Zealand too, choose the '12 Night Australia & New Zealand from Sydney' cruise from Norwegian Cruise Line. With interior rooms available from as low as $120 per night and suites costing less than $300 per night, this 12 day Australia cruise can leave you with truly magical memories that will never be forgotten.

The '12 Night Australia & New Zealand from Sydney' cruise takes place on board the Norwegian Jewel. A highly elegant and classy cruise ship with a lot to offer, the Norwegian Jewel features multiple dining establishments, ranging from casual buffet fare that families will adore to fine dining speciality locations for more intimate, romantic encounters. You'll also find a whole host of activities and fun features on board including a video game arcade, fitness centers, spa, bars, clubs, and lots of exclusive live shows and entertainment.

The '12 Night Australia & New Zealand from Sydney' cruise makes many stops all around Australia and New Zealand. The cruise leaves from Sydney and makes its first stop in Eden, where you can explore locations like Ben Boyd National Park and Twofold Bay. Next, you'll visit the wonderful arts and culture hub of Melbourne, before a trip over to Burnie, Tasmania. Next, you'll travel across the Dusky and Milford sounds before making several stops at stunning cities and locations all around New Zealand like Napier, Auckland, Picton, and Tauranga.

- Norwegian Cruise Line - 10 Night Australia & New Zealand - Norwegian Jewel

For one of the best and most affordable Australia cruises that really lets you see all of the beauty of the Land Down Under, as well as taking the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand too, choose the '10 Night Australia & New Zealand' cruise from Norwegian Cruise Line. Available for less than $1,000 in an interior room, this cruise makes a lot of stops along the way and is one of the finest options for people wishing to explore Oceania and make some truly magical memories.

Well-suited to families, couples, elderly passengers, solo travelers, groups of friends, and more, this cruise takes place on board the Norwegian Jewel. First launched in 2005, the Jewel is the leading vessel of the Jewel-class and is one of the finest ships in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. Stunning decorated out both on the outside and the inside, this ship features a vast array of amenities including multiple dining options, swimming pools, bars, clubs, live entertainment shows, sport courts, activities, and more.

This cruise actually departs from Auckland in New Zealand and makes several stops all around New Zealand in places like Wellington, Picton, Christchurch, Gisborne, Port Charmers, and Tauranga, before cruising along both the Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, and Dusky Sound before arriving in the iconic city of Sydney, Australia, where visitors can visit landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach.

- Norwegian Cruise Line - 11 Night New Zealand & Australia - Norwegian Jewel

For a full Oceania cruise experience that takes in both Australia and New Zealand, the '11 Night New Zealand & Australia' cruise from Norwegian Cruise Line is an excellent choice and is one of the top rated Australia cruises available at the moment, being well-suited for everyone from families to solo travelers.

This cruise takes place on the wonderful Norwegian Jewel. A leading vessel in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, the Norwegian Jewel is equipped with all the luxuries, comforts, and amenities you'll need to have an amazing time for the full 11 nights of your Australia cruise experience, including lots of different casual and speciality restaurants, bars, clubs, live shows, activities, games, and plenty more.

This cruise departs from Port Kembla in New South Wales, Australia before heading off along the wonderful Dusky Sound to New Zealand. You'll also experience the wonders of cruising along the Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound, before making your first stop in Dunedin, New Zealand. You'll also visit several other cities around New Zealand including Wellington, Napier, Auckland, Gisborne, and Lyttelton, with this cruise offering a vast and varied range of experiences and opportunities to all passengers.