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Cruise Packing List - PDF and Excel Checklist

Counting down to your cruise holiday? It’s never too early to start thinking about what to pack.

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How Much Does a Cruise Ship Cost to Build

Got a cool $1 billion handy? Because that’s how much you’d need to build one of those luxury cruise ships you've been eyeing up for your vacation. Luckily, you don’t need anywhere near that much to enjoy the cruising experience.

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Things You Need to Know about Melbourne Cruise Ship Terminal

As an increasingly popular stop for domestic and international cruise ships, Station Pier is your gateway to the best that Melbourne has to offer.

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Cruises You Can Take Without a Passport

Whether you’re exploring the wine-growing region of WA, the coral reef and jade-green jungles of tropical North Queensland or joining inner urbanites for a jaunt to Melbourne, there are a plethora of cruises you can take without your passport.

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7 Incredible Cruise Ship Cabins for Families

Here are seven cruise lines getting the thumbs up from families.

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Do You Need to Tip on Australian Cruise Ships?

These days, most overseas cruise lines charge passengers a daily compulsory gratuity fee, money that is shared among crew members...

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Things you need to know about Sydney Cruise Ship Terminal

Booked a cruise from Sydney? Sydney’s Cruise Ship Terminals are just a hop, skip and jump away from the best the city has to offer.

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Best Australian Cruise Ship Drinks Packages

Buying a beverage package, whether it’s for soft or alcoholic drinks, can save you money and also allow you to know exactly what you’ll spend at the bar.

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The Best Cruises to New Zealand from Sydney

It could be argued that New Zealand was made to explore by ship. A country of two islands surrounded by water, it’s famous for mystical landscapes...

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10 Incredible Things About Ovation of the Seas

Get ready for the most exhilarating and spectacular cruise experience to arrive in Australia..

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Sea Princess South America Cruises

Imagine 84 nights discovering the most colourful, lively and breathtakingly spectacular places in the world...

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Come Aboard the Refurbished Sea Princess

Ships are built to last but they need regular maintenance and upgrades. The Sea Princess, which has been sailing around the world since...

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What is the difference between a cruise ship and an ocean liner

Cruise ships and ocean liners may look very similar at first glance. In fact, many people would struggle to tell the difference. But under the surface, these two vessels are very different...

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5 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Party Onboard a Cruise Ship

Planning a cruise with your family or a group of friends? Chances are not everyone will want to spend their time doing the same thing – especially with so many activities on offer...

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How cruise ships test their lifeboats to the max

Every cruise line (and passenger) hopes they will never have to use the lifeboats. And it’s true that the vast majority of lifeboats will hang off the ship for decades, never fulfilling their purpose of saving lives...

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What happens if somebody dies on a cruise ship

Cruise ships carry thousands of passengers for sometimes weeks at a time. With so many people on one ship, it’s only...

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Internet at Sea - 5 things you need to know

Along with sunscreen and bathers, more and more cruisers are packing laptops and tablets before sailing off into the middle of the ocean...

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How are Cruise Ships Powered

Ever wondered how a cruise ship produces enough power to simultaneously move through the water and entertain thousands of passengers?

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What happens to the leftover food from a cruise ship

Today’s cruise ships are laden with restaurants and cafes. No matter the time of day or night, there’s a whole smorgasbord of food tempting you...

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What Really Goes on Behind the Scenes on a Cruise Ship

“Crew Only” – two words that spark curiosity in every passenger. So what really goes on behind closed doors on your cruise ship?

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Ovation of the Seas Infographic

Take a stroll with us along the sweeping decks of our latest infographic and find out what’s in store!

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Things you Need to Know About Fremantle Passenger Terminal

Perfectly located on the outskirts of Perth, Fremantle Passenger Terminal is the ideal port to begin or end your cruise adventure.

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7 Ways to Meet New Friends on a Cruise Ship

For lone travellers, there’s no time to feel lonely on a cruise ship. Relaxation, fun and friendship are what cruises are all about!

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Best Cruises for Kids in Australia and the Pacific

Cruising is becoming increasingly popular with families, particularly ones with young or teenage children...

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How Fast Does a Cruise Ship Travel

Let's face it – once you step onto a cruise ship, you can forget you're even moving. You simply become so wrapped up in life onboard the ship that the only time you remember you've been moving is when you disembark in a different country!

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Royal Caribbean Launches New Autism Friendly Services

Royal Caribbean is launching another first in the hospitality industry with complimentary on-demand TV access to exclusive content from The Autism Channel...

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Pacific Jewel Infographic

This Pacific Jewel infographic shows the highlights of the amazing P&O Cruises ship...

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The Best Cruise Ship Inside Cabins

An inside cabin on a cruise ship is one that has no exterior window or porthole because it’s located in the ship’s interior. They are the cheapest cabin category...

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Best Winter Cruises from Sydney

Winter is a great time to escape to the high seas for a holiday, whether you’re escaping the cooler weather, in need of a break, or you want to take the kids away on an adventure during school holidays...

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Cruise Ship Infographics by Ozcruising

Here's the collection of all the cruise ship infographics we've posted so far. We will keep this post updated with upcoming cruise ship infographics.

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Why Princess Cruises Are Good For Families

Not many holiday destinations can match the offerings of cruise ships when it comes to their ability to cater for the needs of young children, teenagers, parents and grandparents – at one all-inclusive low price...

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Are There Bowling Alleys on Cruise Ships

You wouldn't believe it was possible. Swimming pools, golf simulators, spas, restaurants, boutiques and libraries, sure – but a bowling alley on a cruise ship?

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PO Australia Chefs Table your most unforgettable dining experience at sea

Chefs table offers an unforgettable VIP experience hosted by the Executive Chef, Maître D' and the most highly skilled wait staff on board.

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A Day in the Life of the Captain of a Cruise Ship

Most people have a vision of the ship's captain standing behind a big wooden steering wheel at the front of the ship, one hand on the wheel, another holding a telescope. The reality is very different...

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Big Screens on Big Ships The Best Cinema Experiences at Sea

Catching a movie might not be at the top of your cruise activity list, but when it comes to the big screen, cruise ships are really rolling out the red carpet...

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Voyager Of The Seas Infographic

Dreaming of an incredible voyage to a far-flung destination? This infographic of the beautiful Voyager of the Seas will inspire you to make that dream a reality...

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Pacific Dawn Infographic

Dreaming of a cruise holiday on the exciting new-look P&O Pacific Dawn? Check out our Pacific Dawn infographic for a taste of what’s in store!

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Carnivals Top Five Shore Excursions

For some travellers, shore excursions are an important part of their Carnival Cruises experience...

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Meet the Exciting New-look Pacific Dawn

Here are five reasons why the new-look Pacific Dawn really is “like no place on Earth”

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Cruise Dress Code Rules for the Best in Shipboard Style

A dress code provides passengers with a few parameters to help inform their packing so they feel comfortable when there are themed parties and dress-up days.

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How to Get the Best Cruise Deals

When it comes to cruises, it’s not just about getting the best price – it’s about getting what’s best for you before someone else does! So here are some insider tips to help.

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The Top Five Princess Cruises Shore Excursions

A luxury cruise line with lots of experience sailing in Australian and South Pacific waters, Princess Cruises have amenities and features above the ordinary.

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Radiance of the Seas Infographic

A picture is worth a thousand words and this infographic of Radiance of the Seas reveals the incredible cruise ship in all her glory.

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How Much Does a Cruise Cost

It’s a common belief that cruises are the domain of the very old or the very wealthy, but in fact, cruising has long ceased to be an exclusive holiday...

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Sun Princess Infographic

Imagining life onboard Princess Cruises’ beautiful Sun Princess? Check out our fantastic infographic of the ship!

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The Best Cruise Ship Suites

You might be surprised to learn that cruise ship suites – the biggest and most expensive cabins on a ship – are often the first to sell out.

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Golden Princess Infographic

Ever wondered what it’s like to travel onboard Princess Cruises’ Golden Princess?

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Best Cruises to New Zealand from Melbourne

New Zealand has always been a popular summer destination. The great attractions of beaches, bays, wineries, Maori culture and geothermal parks are always better when the sun is shining.

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