Cruise Styles

Did you know how diverse the world of cruising really is?

Here is a list of some of the of cruising styles available through our different cruise suppliers.

Cruising Plus can arrange any of these types of cruises for you as well as customising the rest of your travel arrangements to suit you.


Aurora Expedition – Expedition cruises in the Kimberley Coast, Antartica, High Artic, Papua New Guinea, Russian Far East and also featuring Special Interest cruises.

Blue Lagoon Cruises – Boutique cruising in the idyllic South Seas.

Captain Cook Cruises – From the Great Barrier Reef to the islands of Fiji, from the bays and beaches of Sydney Harbour to the outback vastness of the Murray River basin.,

Coral Princess Cruises – Australia’s Leading Expedition Cruise company offering Great Barrier Reef cruises, Kimberley cruises, Papua New Guinea cruises, Melanesia cruises, New Zealand cruises, and Australian Outback cruises.

Hapag-Lloyd Expedition – Four  ships, each with its own special character, hundreds of destinations, on-board and shore programmes with something for everyone .

Orion Expedition CruisesOrion is a purpose built vessel designed to access the inaccessible, all in 5-star luxury;  this is expedition cruising at its finest with 5 star facilities and attentive service onboard either Orion or Orion II.

Paul Gauguin Cruises –  luxury cruise experience uniquely tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific on the m/s Paul Gauguin.

Silversea Expeditions – all inclusive luxury cruising creates exceptional ocean journeys with unique opportunities to explore remote ports-of-call from an intimate haven of incomparable luxury, each voyage a unique masterpiece.

North Star Cruises –  Kimberley’s leading and longest luxury cruise operator  conducts adventure-cruises all around the Australian coastline and, in the stunning waters of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Sea.

Voyages of Discovery – Discover somewhere new as you cruise in classic comfort aboard mv Discovery on an award-winning Voyage of Discovery.


Costa Cruises – Cruising Italian style on state-of-the-art cruise ships are filled with everything you need for an all-inclusive vacation.

Carnival Cruise Lines –  “Fun for all and All for Fun” family cruising.

Norwegian Cruise Line –  relaxed, exciting, modern  family  cruising.

P&O Cruises Australia – P&O Cruises has a long history of bringing the best cruise deals and cruise packages  with destinations throughout the South Pacific.

Royal Caribbean Cruises – Their cruise ships are some of the most innovative in the industry. Not only are there lots of amazing things to do onboard – like their new 30-foot rock climbing wall, FlowRider® surf simulator, and great dining options to name a few.

Star Cruises – the Leading Cruise Line in Asia-Pacific , brings to you the best cruise experiences in the Asia region.


Aranui 3 – The Aranui is a mixed passenger/cargo vessel that operates between Tahiti and the Marquesas.

Kangaroo Island Sealink – Sea Link Travel Group is a wholly South Australian-owned company involved in the tourism and transport industries. They are best known for the provision of ferry services between Cape Jervis, south of Adelaide, and Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island and are also a major provider of packaged holidays, accommodation and coach tours highlighting the diversity of Kangaroo Island.

Spirit of Tasmania – Spirit of Tasmania travels nightly from Melbourne and Devonport (Tasmania) and some days during peak periods. Accommodation on board ranges from Ocean View Recliners to luxurious Deluxe Cabins.

Interislander –  Interislander travels the Cook Strait between the North and South Islands of New Zealand and is one of the most spectacular cruises in the world. The 92 km journey between Wellington and Picton is one of New Zealand’s most iconic tourist experiences. Interislander operates three ships, carrying both passengers and their vehicles: Arahura, Aratere, and Kaitaki


Regent Seven Seas – The ships of Regent Seven Seas Cruises offer voyages of exploration and discovery to more than 300 ports on all seven continents.

Crystal Cruises – Aboard the two highest-rated ships in the world, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, you will discover the hallmarks of Crystal… extraordinary service, abundant space, exceptional quality and incredible choices.

Seabourn – The Yachts of Seabourn is a company that provides ultra-luxury cruises on small, yacht-like ships to the most desirable destinations in the world.

Silversea – All inclusive cruising, Silversea creates exceptional ocean journeys with unique opportunities to explore remote ports-of-call from an intimate haven of incomparable luxury, each voyage a unique masterpiece.

The WorldThe World opens a vast amount of opportunity to travel the world in an exclusive community as either a Resident or vacationing Guest. With 165 private residences located aboard, many Residents call The World home on a consistent basis while others open their doors temporarily for short term rentals that allows others a unique vacation experience unlike any other.


Azamara Cruises – Azamara is the new, deluxe cruise experience for discerning travelers who long to reach out-of-the-ordinary destinations and indulge in amenities and service unparalleled on the high seas.

Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Cruises was founded in 1989 with the objective of fulfilling the travel industry’s need for a high-quality, premium cruise product at an intelligent price. The company was determined to set a new, worldwide standard for cruising, and to create a distinctive expression of superior quality, grand style, attentive service, spacious accommodations, and exceptional cuisine.

Cunard – For over a century and a half, the iconic ships of Cunard have been defining sophisticated ocean travel. They have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. From fabled vessels of the past to her present royal court — Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth —

Holland America Line – For more than 136 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world.

MSC Cruises – MSC Crociere boasts the most modern cruise fleet in the world.11 ships currently in operation will carry 1.2 million passengers in 2010. MSC Crociere is a leader in the42 countries.

Oceania Cruises – Oceania Cruises is the world’s only upper premium cruise line. Cuisine, Comfort, Service and outstanding value are the pillars that define Oceania Cruises’ five-star product and have positioned the line as the cruise company of choice for travelers seeking a truly refined and casually elegant travel experience. Their intimate and luxurious ships allow you to explore the world in unequalled style and comfort. Sophisticated, stylish and distinctly mid-size, you’ll find the onboard atmosphere is extremely convivial, and with an unrivaled level of personalized service as a result of us having two staff members for every three guests. As the leader in destination cruising, Oceania Cruises sails to more than 330 ports around the globe.

P&O Cruises UK – Seven superliners each offering a very different holiday experience. There  are itineraries ranging from 2 nights to over 100 that explore the four corners of the globe with the majority leaving and returning to Southhampton.

Princess Cruises – A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess offers approximately 1.3 million passengers each year the opportunity to escape to the top destinations around the globe, aboard a fleet of 17 modern vessels.

Swan Hellenic Cruises – With over 50 years experience in discovery cruising, Swan Hellenic knows all the ingredients for the perfect cruise. No matter which corner of the globe you choose to discover, after exploring ashore, you will always appreciate Minerva’s stately comforts


Australian Pacific Touring (APT) – As the clear market leaders, with over eight years of experience in river cruising, they have created a wide variety of dream journeys ideal for the traveller looking to discover Europe and Russia.Representing six of the nine ships in APT’s 2009 European river cruising fleet are in fact luxury riverships – the ms Amadagio, ms Amacello, ms Amadante, ms Amalegro, ms Amalyra and ms Amadolce are nearly identical sister ships that were only recently built.

Avalon Waterways – Part of the Globus family of brands, Avalon Waterways is backed by more than 80 years of experience in planning itineraries and guiding vacations around the world. And as experts in travel, Avalon continues to raise the bar when it comes to river and small-ship cruising by creating truly unique getaways—on one of the youngest fleets on the waterways today.

Evergreen Tours – Purchased by Scenic Tours in October 1998, Evergreen Tours has grown to become a leader in the budget touring market, offering a wide range of tours throughout Australia, New Zealand, Canada & Alaska, and Europe.

Pandaw River Cruises – With six luxury ships exploring five countries, Pandaw is the largest luxury river cruise company in Asia

Tauck – Tauck’s European Riverboat Fleet, comprised of sister ships ms Swiss Emerald, ms Swiss Sapphire, and ms Swiss Jewel, represents the state of the art in modern river cruising. Operating exclusively for Tauck, each ship features three passenger decks custom-designed to comfortably accommodate 118 Tauck guests in gracious style; most similar-sized riverboats average about 140 guests.

Scenic Tours – The Scenic “Space-Ships” were the first river cruisers in Europe to be 100% owned and operated by an Australian company. The Scenic “Space-Ships” are the most spacious on Europe’s waterways, the only ships boasting private balcony suites for more than 80% of the cabins and also offering a choice of dining to passengers.

Uniworld – Uniworld owns and operates eight boutique hotel-style river cruise ships in Europe, and has an operational team headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, and a satellite office in Arnhem, the Netherlands,

Victoria Cruises – For over a decade, Victoria has been the leader in Yangtze cruising, because of the quality of their fleet, their outstanding service and innovative itineraries.

Viking River Cruises – Viking River Cruises operates the world’s largest and best fleet of deluxe vessels built specifically for river travel.


Locaboat Holidays –  A fleet of 400 barges “Pénichettes®” and 28 bases in France, Holland, Germany, Italy, Ireland and Poland, to discover barging holidays on a large variety of routes and array of regions.

Star Clippers – Discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are combined with the modern comforts and amenities of the present

Windstar Cruises – Windstar is small enough to indulge the every whim of 148 or 312 guests. And because they’re smaller than most, our ships can stop at the more exclusive ports and beaches, accessible only by yacht. Cruise to the magnificent Greek Isles, Mediterranean, Panama Canal, Caribbean or Costa Rica.