Being able to establish a unique niche in the cruising market and being the world’s first cruise line to be Star Rated by Forbes Travel Guide, Celebrity Cruise Line is ideal for Aussie travellers and cruise lovers wanting a modern and upscale cruise experience. 

Celebrity Cruise Line ship Celebrity Beyond is one of the line's Edge series.
Celebrity Beyond is one of the line’s ground-breaking Edge series. Image from Celebrity Cruises.

Aside from the fleet’s sleek design, one-of-a-kind service, and a strong commitment to providing well-crafted itineraries, Celebrity Cruises is also known for its sophisticated atmosphere, state of the art and luxurious amenities and even innovative onboard features which make the line’s ships worthy to be called resorts at sea. 

Moreover, Australian cruisers are lucky enough to have access to Celebrity’s well-curated itineraries showcasing the best of Australia, New Zealand and even the South pacific. So, whether it’s just for a short getaway or a long adventure at sea, travellers are in for a treat with Celebrity’s floating resorts. 

The Celebrity Cruise Line fleet

The line operates a fleet of modern and highly innovative vessels which incorporate cutting-edge cruise technology for guests’ exceptional cruise experience. From the line’s groundbreaking Edge-class vessels to their award-winning Solstice-class ships, Celebrity’s fleet is a testament to the company’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of cruise ship design and amenities.

Moreover, these vessels are not just floating hotels but are destinations in themselves. They offer an array of luxurious accommodations, world-class dining venues, state-of-the-art entertainment facilities, and cutting-edge amenities that cater to the discerning tastes of modern travellers.

Celebrity Cruise Line ships

Celebrity Edge Series

  • Celebrity Apex
  • Celebrity Ascent
  • Celebrity Beyond
  • Celebrity Edge
  • Celebrity Excel

Celebrity Solstice Series

  • Celebrity Eclipse
  • Celebrity Equinox
  • Celebrity Reflection
  • Celebrity Silhouette
  • Celebrity Solstice

Celebrity Millennium Series

  • Celebrity Constellation
  • Celebrity Infinity
  • Celebrity Millenium
  • Celebrity Summit

Celebrity Expedition Series

  • Celebrity Flora
  • Celebrity Xpedition
  • Celebrity Xploration

Where do Celebrity Cruise Line ships sail?

The line offers an array of itineraries allowing cruise enthusiasts to explore some of the world’s awe-inspiring destinations. For Aussie travellers, the line features curated itineraries that explore the natural wonders of Australia and New Zealand and even the idyllic islands of the South Pacific. 

Here are some of the destinations guests can explore with Celebrity Cruise Line:

  • Alaska
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • The Caribbean
  • Central America & Panama Canal
  • Eastern Seaboard
  • European Inland Waterways
  • Hawaii
  • Mediterranean
  • Oceania & South Pacific
  • Scandinavia & Northern Europe
  • South America
  • The Orient
  • Transatlantic
  • Transpacific
  • West Coast

Celebrity Cruise Line Dining

Dining aboard a Celebrity cruise is such a gastronomic adventure, where innovative menus, amazing service, and sleek venues combine to create a one for the books dining experience. From casual eateries to upscale specialty restaurants, Celebrity offers a diverse range of dining options to satisfy every guest’s palate and preference.

Additionally, the line highlights Celebrity Select Dining which features three dining choices based on cruise passengers’ preferences. These dining choices are Celebrity Select Early, Late, and Anytime. For Celebrity Select Early, and Late, guests have designated time for dinner and they’re seated people. Moreover, guests also get to have the same waitstaff. On the other hand, Celebrity Select Anytime is perfect for guests who want more flexibility when it comes to their evening schedules. 

Furthermore, these three dining choices offer the same menus with no cost difference. 

Celebrity complimentary restaurants

  • The Main Restaurant
  • Cyprus
  • Normandie
  • Cosmopolitan

Celebrity specialty restaurant 

  • Luminae
  • Blu
  • Le Grand Bistro
  • Murano
  • Tuscan Grille
  • Le Petit Chef at Qsine 

Is Celebrity Cruise Line all inclusive?

Like most major cruise lines, Celebrity operates on a more traditional cruise model, where most of the amenities and services are fare-included while others are available at an additional cost.

Included in your Celebrity cruise fare:

  • Accommodations 
  • Onboard meals
  • Most onboard entertainment and activities
  • Use of swimming pools, hot tubs, and recreational facilities
  • Children’s programs (for specific age groups)
  • Casino entry
  • Fitness Centre
  • Daytime Activities

Additional costs may include:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Specialty dining venues
  • Spa treatments 
  • Shore excursions
Celebrity Cruise Line offers sumptuous meals in all of its restaurants.
Enjoy sumptuous meal in one of Celebrity’s high-end restaurant. Image from Celebrity Cruises.

What entertainment and activities can be found onboard?

Cruise passengers are treated to a wide array of entertainment and activities that cater to guests’ interests and preferences. From cutting-edge shows and live performances to recreational facilities and enrichment programs, the line features nothing but well-thought-out activities. Some of these include:

  • World-class theater productions and live music shows
  • Outdoor movie screenings and themed deck parties
  • Innovative recreational facilities 
  • State-of-the-art fitness centres and spa facilities
  • Enrichment programs, lectures, and workshops led by experts in various fields
  • Family-friendly activities and dedicated youth programs
  • Nightclubs, lounges, and bars with live entertainment
  • Unique experiences like the Magic Carpet on the Edge-class ships
Enjoy the resort deck fleet-wide in Celebrity Cruise lIne.
The resort deck in Celebrity Apex. Image from Celebrity Cruises.

Does Celebrity Cruise Line have gratuities?

Bookings in Australia and New Zealand include gratuities for stateroom attendants and dining room staff in the fare. However, guests may opt to reward crew members for their exceptional service by giving service tips at their own discretion.

Are There Dress Codes Aboard Celebrity Cruise Line?

Celebrity Cruise Line maintains a refined yet relaxed dress code policy, reflecting the line’s modern and chic atmosphere. However, while there are no standard formal dress requirements, especially during dinner, guests are encouraged to dress in a manner that enhances the overall cruise experience. Generally, Celebrity dress code during dinner is called Evening Chic.

For evenings in the main dining rooms and specialty restaurants, as well as for shows and events, a smart casual dress code is recommended.

For gentlemen, this typically means wearing a collared shirt or polo with trousers or khakis.

For ladies, cocktail dresses, nice blouses with elegant jeans, skirts, or dressy separates are appropriate.

Moreover, guests may also settle with smart casual attire especially when planning out to see a show, a theater production, or just a simple moment with friends at the bar. 

Who sails on a Celebrity cruise?

The line is very popular with the upscale and premium market segment. Celebrity Cruise Line appeals to middle-aged cruisers and retirees, empty nesters and couples who have reasons to celebrate like anniversaries and other milestones. In addition, the line also attracts the affluent and the upper-middle class sectors, and even multigenerational groups wanting to travel comfortably in luxury and style.