Explore Australia and New Zealand

Back by popular demand, Celebrity Solstice® returns to Australia and New Zealand in 2018/19 with some exciting new cruise itineraries, new ports of call, new excursions, and a new overnight stay. Continuing her love affair with Sydney, she'll offer 10- to 14-night round-trip sailings from the capital city as well as sailings from Sydney to Auckland, New Zealand (and vice versa).

New Tours / Vacation Packages

For the first time in our history, we've added round—trip sailings from Auckland, New Zealand that let you explore the South Pacific in depth, with brand new ports of call, and some of the most popular ports in New Zealand. We've also added a new Multi-Day Adventure to our already extensive list of shore excursions, and a new overnight stay.

Overnight Stay in Hobart, Tasmania

Head to Salamanca Place, the social epicenter of the city near the waterfront. Pubs, restaurants, and entertainment make this the place to be for an authentic taste of Tasmanian nightlife.

Ships that sails Australia and New Zealand

With the return of Celebrity Solstice to the Land Down Under, sexy, stylish spaces make continue to make you feel like you're in one of the world's best boutique hotels, only with better scenery. And we have the awards to prove it.


The first in her class, Celebrity Solstice changed the way our guests experienced their destinations. With 85% of staterooms offering private, spacious verandas, breathtaking views of Australia and New Zealand are always just a few steps away.

What's new onboard

We introduce you to Australia and New Zealand before you even arrive by bringing the destination right on board. Enjoy authentic cuisine, culture, and entertainment, and our Naturalist, a Destination Specialist, and a Special Interest Speaker all give you enriching and engaging information on the wonders of the Land Down Under and the land of the kiwi. Plus, you'll become an expert on Australia's wildlife—from koalas to coral—with enrichment programming curated through our partnership with the Australia Zoo.

Uniquely Celebrity Shore Excursions in Australia and New Zealand

Not only do we bring the destination to life on board, but we give you in-depth experiences shoreside that no one else can. Our Uniquely Celebrity Shore Excursions, including our award-winning Chef's Market DiscoveriesSM series of excursions, give you an up-close-and-personal introduction to each place you visit. These unforgettable excursions can only be experienced with Celebrity—just another reason you should vacation in Australia and New Zealand with us.

Multi-Day Adventures: Overnight on the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns, Australia

Embark on an exclusive adventure to the Great Barrier Reef that will make you feel at home with the heart of the ocean.

Gold Rush Encounter—Waihi Gold Mine Expedition

Tauranga, New Zealand

Get swept up in the excitement of the gold rush in Tauranga, New Zealand, where you'll get a look at the past and present of gold mining in the region.

Evenings Around the World: Mitai Maori Village Night Tour

Tauranga, New Zealand

Experience the nightlife of the Maori people in Tauranga, New Zealand, with an authentic earth oven dinner and a captivating, traditional cultural ceremony.

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