With major lines discounting, there are some are good deals and magical itineraries on offer, with a host of lines and ships set to navigate our shores throughout 2023.

Here are some of the best deals going for next year and if you act quickly you might just find yourself saving big on your dream cruise for next year.

Norwegian Cruise Line – Australia & New Zealand – 11 nights – multiple departures – from $3394 – Norwegian Spirit

Savings and inclusions on this cruise are significant with NCL’s free at sea package earning you a free beverage pack, shore excursion credit, wifi and specialty dining. Furthermore, a second guest can sail for free and extra guests can sail at a reduce rate. Not a bad way to persuade you to take in beautiful ports like Eden, Milford Sound and Lyttelton. 

Norwegian Cruise Lines – South Pacific – 14- nights – departs March 28, 2023 – from $4886 – Norwegian Spirit

This offer is packed with all the same great inclusions as the above, but will rather take you out to out to the dazzling blue beauty of Fiji, Moorea and Samoa. You’ll eventually disembark in Tahiti, with the best of the Pacific at your fingertips.

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The Norwegian Spirit after her massive refurbishment, returns to Australia.

Royal Caribbean – New Zealand – 13 nights – departs March 14, 2023 – from $1599 – Quantum of the Seas

This cruise offers incredible value for nearly two weeks of sailing, including an immersion in New Zealand’s natural beauty and culture. You’ll get to port in Wellington, Picton, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland and Bay of Islands, before enjoying a few relaxing days at sea and cruising back to Brisbane. 

Royal Caribbean – Queensland – 6 nights – multiple departures – from $808 – Quantum of the Seas

For less than $1000 this cruise will give you nearly a week at sea and the chance to visit the marvels of the Great Barrier Reef, with stops in Airlie Beach, Cairns and Willis Island. You can fill your days at sea with the endless activities and entertainment options on Quantum of the Seas.

Fun on the Flowride on Quantum of the Seas
Fun on the Flowrider on Quantum of the Seas

Princess Cruises – South Australia Explorer – 9 nights – depart March 21 2023 – from $2418 – Grand Princess

With six ports over 10 days including destinations that exhibit South Australia at its scenic best like Port Lincoln and Kangaroo Island, this Princess cruise is part of their Cruisemas Sale, which can earn you a $99 deposit, up to $300 onboard spending and 30% off your cruise fare.

Regent Seven Seas – Sydney to Bali – 18 nights – departs January 26 2023 – from $22,260 – Seven Seas Explorer

For an extraordinary and luxurious sailing, this Sydney to Bali sailing will leave you in luxury for the better part of three weeks. Booking now also comes with a free land program, meaning up to 27 shore excursions are included, allowing for greater immersion in some of the spectacular ports you’ll visit such as Cairns, Port Moresby, Darwin, Komodo and Lombok.

Concierge Suite onboard Seven Seas Explorer
The Concierge Suite on the Seven Seas Explorer.

Viking Cruises – Australia and New Zealand – 14 nights – multiple departures – from $7995 

Booking as soon as possible on this deal could save you up to $4000 per couple for this itinerary that takes you through some of Australia’s finest sights to gaze an eye over. You’ll sail past Melbourne nad the Gippsland Coast, through Tasmania and then to some of New Zealand’s gems, with six ports in our neighbours backyard.

Carnival Cruises – South Pacific – 7 nights – multiple departures – from $671 – Carnival Luminosa 

Carnival Cruises are offering you an extremely cut-price opportunity to leave Australia in your way and head to the shimmering shores of the South Coast. Even better, snap it up quickly as part of their Smiles for Smiles sale and earn yourself a half-price deposit and up to $100 extra onboard spending.

Concierge Suite onboard Seven Seas Explorer
The Concierge Suite on the Seven Seas Explorer.

P&O Cruises – Fiji Adventure – 11 nights – departs May 15 2023 – from $1274 – Pacific Adventure 

If it’s Fiji that’s particularly taking your fancy, this Fiji cruise with P&O gives you plenty of time to enjoy the Fiji pace of life, plus an action-packed ship for your sea days. There’s just the one departure date on this one so make sure you snap up the cabin of your choice quickly.

Celebrity Cruises – Australia Wine – 9 nights – departs March 3 2023 – from $2348 – Celebrity Edge

Enjoy premium sailing at lesser prices with this Celebrity sailing currently down nearly 50% from $4120. With a special focus on some of Australia’s best wine and food destinations, through your nine-days you’ll get to stop in Hobart, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide and Melbourne, all while enjoying the beloved Celebrity Edge.

Celebrity Edge
Celebrity Edge is heading Down Under in 2023.

Ponant – Ancient fords and unspoiled islands of southern New Zealand – 11 nights – departs January 11 – from $10,670 – Le Soleal 

This brand new expedition itinerary has a focus on showing the natural preserved beauty and history of New Zealand that has stood strong for so long. You’ll even make your way out to New Zealand’s Sub Antarctic Islands known as the “Galapagos of the Southern Ocean” due to the incredible nature and biodiversity.

Silversea – Kimberley – 9 nights – departs July 20, 2023 – from $14,200 – Silver Explorer

The Kimberley has been seeing strong forward bookings across multiple lines for 2023, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still chances to tick it off the bucket list in 2023. Silversea will coat you in luxury for the journey and if you book by February 28, 2023, you can be assured on locking in current prices, including private transfers, economy flights and an all-inclusive fare.