Western Australia


Princess Cruises announces largest Western Australian deployment in history

Princess Cruises announced it will be deploying the Sun Princess to Fremantle in Western Australia for a record breaking 141 days over the 2019/20 summer season. “I’m delighted to announce this significant investment to Western […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 22 2018

Ovation of the Seas arrives in Fremantle ahead of her season Down Under

Ovation of the Seas, Australia’s largest and most modern megaliner will be arriving in Fremantle next week ahead of her season Down Under. Making her way from Singapore to her Sydney summer home, Fremantle is Ovation […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 23 2017

Princess Cruises to homeport the Sun Princess in Fremantle

Carnival Corporation announced this week it would be homeporting the Sun Princess in Fremantle after Princess Cruises threatened to pull out. The move has come after the Western Australian government made a commitment to the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 11 2017

Restrictions lifted on cruise ship casinos

Cruise ships calling in at Western Australia will be able to open their casinos after the state government lifted restrictions. The move is designed to protect and grow an industry already pumping $275 million into […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 12 2016

2016 Kimberley cruises almost sold out – in January!

Australia’s love affair with cruising in the wilds of the Kimberley coast is off to a flying start, with few cabins available for this year – and we’re only in January! An astonishing 90% of […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jan 29 2016

Goodbye to the wave season: 10 best moments from 2013/14

Australia’s summer cruise season has officially come to an end, when Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas sailed out of Sydney Harbour last Friday evening. A record number of 34 cruise ships visited Australia between […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 22 2014

Silver Discoverer sets off on first Australian cruise

Silversea Cruises has celebrated its 20th anniversary with the debut of its newest expedition ship, Silver Discoverer. The ship departed on her inaugural voyage from Broome yesterday for a 10-day Kimberley cruise with some 120 […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 3 2014

Silversea christens Silver Discoverer

Silversea Cruises has officially christened its third expedition ship, Silver Discoverer, ahead of her first visit in Australia. The ceremony took place at Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore, with a traditional Chinese lion dance […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 25 2014

Kimberley Quest rebrands for the future

Kimberley Quest, formerly known as Pearl Sea Coastal Cruises, has unveiled a new brand identity to move the company into the future. As part of the rebrand, the line launched a new logo and a […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 22 2013

P&O to sail out to Margaret River in 2015

P&O Cruises will become the first cruise operator to sail to Western Australia’s Margaret River, after adding the region to its new 2015 cruise program. Located on the shore of Geographe Bay, Busselton, the cruise […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 19 2013