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Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide is a historic port city in southern central Australia, with origins dating back to the early 1800s. Today, you can discover many restaurants, parks, museums, shops, and attractions in Adelaide. Plus, it’s located in close proximity to Barossa and Adelaide Hills, which are some of Australia’s best wine regions (making it easy to schedule in a day trip filled with locally-produced wine tastings!). While Adelaide’s city center is easily navigable by foot, there are also busses and taxis available to bring you to any sights you may want to see that are further off. There is just about something for everyone to enjoy in and around this region – don’t forget to stop by the town’s oldest chocolatier to sample some delectable desserts!

Several cruise lines offer cruises visitng Adelaide, but currently only Silversea Cruises, Cunard Line and Princess Cruises are the only cruise lines that currently feature cruises from Adelaide. Cunard’s mid-sized ocean liners, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 offer a great selection of cruises from Adelaide to Australia/New Zealand. Princess has multiple feature-filled ships that sail from Adelaide to Australia/New Zeland, Asia, and the South Pacific! Cruises from Adelaide range from as little as 2 nights, all the way up to 55 nights, with many varying lengths in between! Regardless of how much time you have to cruise, you are certain to find the perfect itinerary with these cruise lines.

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Cruise Lines with Cruises to Adelaide, Australia

The following cruise lines offer cruises sailing to Adelaide, Australia. Select a cruise line to view the upcoming cruises that visit Adelaide, Australia:

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Deluxe Cruise Lines

These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.

A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.

Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.

The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.

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Premium Cruise Lines

These cruise lines enhance what mainstream cruise lines typically offer, by providing their guests with higher quality service and cuisine, along with more spacious public spaces and accommodations.

Depending on the cruise line, the ships in this class range in size from small to very large.

These cruise lines appeal to a more discerning traveler, and are typically more expensive than mainstream cruise lines, but more affordable than the luxury lines.

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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Luxury Cruise Lines

When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.

On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.

All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

  • Deluxe Cruise Line
  • Ships: 4 (690 - 692 Guests)
  • Select Spirits, Beer & Wines Include
  • Gratuities Included
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Azamara Azamara to Adelaide, Australia Pre-Paid Gratuities & Onboard Credit!
Celebrity Cruises
  • Premium Cruise Line
  • Ships: 17 (16 - 3,260 Guests)
  • Inclusive Packages Available
  • Award-Winning Cruise Line
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Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Cruises to Adelaide, Australia Onboard Credit or Pre-Paid Gratuities!
Cunard Line
  • Premium Cruise Line
  • Ships: 4 (2,061 - 2,996 Guests)
  • State-Of-The-Art Ocean Liners
  • White Star Service
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Cunard Line Cunard Line to Adelaide, Australia Onboard Credit, Cash Back or Grats!
Holland America Line
  • Premium Cruise Line
  • Ships: 11 (1,432 - 2,668 Guests)
  • Inspired Cuisine
  • World-Class Entertainment
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Holland America Line Holland America Line to Adelaide, Australia Special Price, Onboard Credit or Grats!
MSC Cruises
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 23 (1,952 - 6,762 Guests)
  • Kids Sail Free
  • True Italian Hospitality
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Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 20 (1,936 - 4,266 Guests)
  • Freestyle Cruising
  • Award-Winning Entertainment
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Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Cruise Line to Adelaide, Australia Special Price, Onboard Credit or Grats!
Oceania Cruises
  • Deluxe Cruise Line
  • Ships: 8 (684 - 1,250 Guests)
  • Gourmet Cuisine
  • Country Club Casual
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Oceania Cruises Oceania Cruises to Adelaide, Australia Cash Back, Onboard Credit or Grats!
Princess Cruises
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 16 (2,000 - 4,300 Guests)
  • Great Dining & Entertainment
  • Unique Itineraries
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Princess Cruises Princess Cruises to Adelaide, Australia Onboard Credit, Cash Back or Grats!
Royal Caribbean
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 29 (5,668 Guests)
  • State-of-the-art Ships
  • Fantastic Entertainment
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Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean to Adelaide, Australia Onboard Credit or Pre-Paid Gratuities!
Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Luxury Cruise Line
  • Ships: 7 (264 - 600 Guests)
  • Open Bars Throughout the Ship
  • All Dining Venues are Complimentary
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Silversea Cruises
  • Luxury / Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 13 (100 - 728 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive
  • All-Suite Accommodations
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Silversea Cruises Silversea Cruises to Adelaide, Australia Cash Back or Onboard Credit!
Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Deluxe Cruise Line
  • Ships: 10 (930 Guests)
  • Newest and Largest Small Ship Fleet!
  • All Veranda Staterooms!
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Things to do near Adelaide, Australia

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Adelaide, along with a brief description:

♦ Rundle Mall

Rundle Mall is a pedestrian street mall and one of the most popular attractions in Adelaide. Located in the city center, you will discover many storefronts, street vendors, plazas, eateries, arcades, and more. It’s a wonderful way to take in the city and if you’re lucky enough, you might run into some live performances taking place during your visit! There is also a large fountain and a bunch of interesting sculptures located throughout this street, including those of 4 bronze pigs and a large cockroach. One noteworthy landmark located within the mall is the Beehive Corner, which features a Neo-gothic style façade. There’s also a giant LED super screen, the Rundle Lantern (a large lighting display), and much more!

♦ North Terrace

If you’re looking to admire some iconic landmarks while spending time outdoors, pay a visit to Adelaide’s North Terrace. Many of the buildings in this area are reminiscent of Edwardian and Victorian-era architecture. There are also a bunch of noteworthy museums in close proximity, including the South Australian Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia. Plus, you can discover a number of incredible landmarks, including the Parliament House and Ayers House, both of which feature Colonial-era architecture and guided tours on select days. Other landmarks in the North Terrace include the Adelaide Casino, the Old Parliament House, the Government House (home to the Governor of South Australia), the South African War Memorial, Holy Trinity Church, and the National War Memorial.

♦ Botanic Gardens

Nature enthusiasts might consider visiting the Botanic Gardens when spending time in Adelaide. Discover over 100 acres of historic structures, horticulture displays, and much more. Among some of the most notable features of the Botanic Gardens are the First Creek Wetlands, the Garden of Health (featuring a bunch of plants known to promote healing), the SA Water Mediterranean Garden, and the International Rose Garden (featuring over 5,000 roses!). Plus, free guided walks are available daily (except on Christmas Day, Good Friday, or days where the weather is uncooperative).

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