This is where you’ll find the best of the best cruise lines. Luxury really means just that. More often than not, Luxury cruise lines feature more space per passenger, more crew to take care of your every whim and food that just amazes!
- More space per passenger
- All inclusive
- More time and some overnights in port
Small boutique luxury cruises visiting a vast range of destinations worldwide. With a host of “All inclusive” features, Azamara Club Cruises provides an excellent level of personalized service. Whilst other cruise lines tend to leave port late afternoon, you’ll often find that Azamara offers either a much later departure or in some cases overnight in selected ports.
With seasonal departures from Australia as well as world-wide cruising, Celebrity offers uncompromising luxury. From the moment you step onboard you’ll understand why Celebrity has won so many accolades. Whilst luxurious, the prices they offer won’t break the bank. Accommodation ranges from the basic inside to masterful penthouse suites with their own butler and Jacuzzi on the balcony. Celebrity offers so much more than just a cruise.
Steeped in history, this luxury line epitomises the bygone era of cruising. The white gloved stewards and staff look after your every need. Cunard provides the classic cruise experience as well as the regular Trans-Atlantic service between New York and Southampton. If you’re after a taste of indulgence on the high seas, then this is the cruise line for you. Each ship in the fleet provides an excellent range of accommodation to suit every type of budget. If you are looking for an experience to remember try the “Queens Grill” suites, with their dedicated butler and restaurant.
Crystal is the standard bearer for excellence in luxury travel, remaining the undisputed choice among the savviest world travellers. Crystal offer ultra Luxury River, Ocean, Yacht and even Air cruises taking you to the four corners of the globe in all inclusive splendour. Fine Wines & Spirits, Room Service and included shore excursions along with dedicated butler service suites on all ships make for a truly remarkable vacation. Crystal Air uses luxury private jets for all inclusive tours around the world staying in luxury 5 star hotels, taking you from destinations as varied as The Taj Mahal to Kruger National Park in specially a converted Boeing 777-200LR with Crystal Exclusive Class seats that convert to a 180 degree lie-flat bed.
There is simply no better way to explore the world than aboard the elegant ships of Oceania Cruises. Their unique itineraries are wide-ranging, featuring the most fascinating destinations throughout the worlds. Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Sirena, Marina and Riviera are all intimate and luxurious, with each calling on the world’s most desirable ports, from historic cities and modern meccas to seaside villages and faraway islands. On a voyage with Oceania Cruises, each day offers the rewarding opportunity to experience the history, culture and cuisine of a wondrous new destination. Relax on board the luxurious ships and savour cuisine renowned as the finest at sea, rivaling even Michelin-starred restaurants ashore. Inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pépin, these culinary delights have always been a hallmark that distinguishes the Oceania Cruises experience from any other. Considering the uncompromising quality, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of an Oceania Cruises voyage is its incredible value. Lavish complimentary amenities abound, and there are never supplemental charges in any of the onboard restaurants. Value packages ensure that sipping a glass of vintage wine, surfing the Internet or enjoying a shore excursion is both convenient and affordable.
Ponant is the world’s number one polar cruise operator, offering a range of discovery expeditions to the majestic landscapes of the Far North and the Arctic, sunny excursions to the heart of the Mediterranean, sea voyages along Celtic coasts and beautiful getaways to the secret islands of the Pacific and the wilds of Antarctic. Embark on a luxury cruise or expeditions aboard one of the PONANT modern ships and live the experience of a truly exceptional voyage with a difference. PONANT offers you the promise of unforgettable moments aboard compact and intimately sized cruise ships. PONANT offers all-inclusive excursions across a range of exceptional destinations.
When Regent Seven Seas say their ships are all inclusive, they are just that. Complimentary shore excursions, internet, beverages as well as no fees for specialty dining. With small intimate ships that circumnavigate the globe, Regent Seven Seas is the logical choice of people that don’t want to worry about anything. There is a wide choice of accommodation options, ranging from the standard balcony to some of the biggest and most amazing suites afloat.
Regent Seven Seas epitomises luxury.
Established in 2001, SeaDream Yacht Club has achieved the industry’s highest accolades for its two innovative cruising mega yachts. “It’s Yachting, Not Cruising”, defines SeaDream’s mission: to provide a casual yachting experience that will exceed our guests’ expectations. The SeaDream team both shore side and aboard twin mega yachts SeaDream I and SeaDream II enjoy knowing they are providing unprecedented levels of luxury and service. SeaDream’s guests appreciate that whatever they choose to do (or not to do, for that matter) during their yachting holiday, they will be experiencing one of the best vacation experiences at sea.
With their unmatched sense of style, elegance and grace, Seabourn ships beckon you to travel beyond the bounds of the imagination. Aboard Seabourn, every desire is met promptly and with a welcoming smile. Whether it’s a warm blanket and a cup of gourmet hot chocolate as you drift along the Norwegian Fjords or a relaxing neck massage poolside, you’ll feel that you’re a member of a very exclusive club. Seabourn’s highly acclaimed Odyssey-class ships carry just 458 guests to some of the most desirable destinations on earth in consummate comfort and sophisticated ease.
Silversea are the only cruise line that offers each of its passengers their own butler service in addition to a stateroom attendant. With a leading passenger to staff ratio combined with lots of open spaces, Silversea is really the height of luxury. All-inclusive drinks as well as a standard wi-fi package for each person, means that you’re are well and truly looked after. Smaller ships means that Silversea can visit a host of ports that the larger ships can’t access. Combined with the fact that Silversea offers expedition and Antarctic cruises, there is a cruise for everyone.
These three sailing ships have to be seen to be believed. Featuring some of the tallest masts in the world, they sail using computer technology (where conditions permit) to some of the smaller out of the way destinations that others simply can’t get to. Unlike the behemoth ships of other lines, these are real sailing vessels, and as a result the accommodation is quite small. This isn’t a bad thing, it’s just representative of their type of vessel. Their size means that you’ll get to know everyone on board quickly and make new friends. You’ll never think of this as a cruise holiday!
From cruising to rail excursions, family travel to holiday travel, trips to the great North American national parks or trips celebrating food, wine, fall foliage and nature, there are so many ways to travel with Tauck. All guided tours have a maximum of 25 guests and are as varied as exploring the grand National Parks of North America to the African Plains and Italian Alps.
Viking is unique in its offering in that all of their ships have a “No policy” No Casinos, No Tipping, No cocktail umbrellas, No children under 18, No formal nights… just a few to mention. These midsized ships represent excellent value for money, with many inclusions not found on other lines such as free internet and wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner. Their fleet is almost all brand new, with new ships either being built, or just entering service.
WORLD’S BEST AWARDS – 2018, 2017, 2016
For the third year in a row, Viking was named a #1 Ocean Cruise Line by Travel + Leisure readers in the World’s Best Awards 2018.