Discover last-minute cruises from Sydney that sail to diverse and dynamic ports across the globe. Island hop in the exotic South Pacific. Explore the fjords and glaciers of neighboring New Zealand. Witness the largest living organism in the world on a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. 

Celebrity’s cruises from Sydney sail between October and April. Revel in luxurious suites, globally inspired menus, and thrilling entertainment onboard. Ignite your sense of adventure on shore excursions that cater to your interests. Your impromptu getaway awaits.

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Australia’s largest city is home to a buzzing city center, picturesque waterfront, and one of the world’s best-known stretches of sand, Bondi Beach. When you take advantage of last-minute cruise offers from Sydney, you can get even more out of your vacation by exploring the Harbor City’s famous landmarks, diving into its coffee and beer culture, or surfing and lounging on one of the city’s many beaches.


New Zealand

There’s no destination on earth like New Zealand, and a cruise is the perfect way to explore its unique and diverse terrain. Sail through the soaring fjords of the west coast, past towering waterfalls and lackadaisical seals relaxing on the rocks below. Travel through the twin islands’ beautiful countryside to some of the best wine regions in the world. See penguins in their natural habitats, hike through epic landscapes, and explore the bubbling mud pits of the North Island.  

South Pacific

Our last-minute cruises from Sydney to the South Pacific sail to the gorgeous countries of Vanuatu and New Caledonia. On a South Pacific cruise, revel in luxurious days at sea and captivating ports of call. Plunge into the ocean’s deep on a scuba-diving adventure to a coral reef or wreck in Vila. Discover the unique heritage of Mystery Island in a local village. Go ziplining through lush rainforest or take a thrilling jet boat ride off the coast of Noumea.

Great Barrier Reef

Marvel at the world’s largest coral reef system on a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. There are so many ways to explore this natural wonder, from soaring above it on a helicopter or plane to snorkeling or scuba diving next to it. Don’t miss excursions to the region’s sugar-sand beaches, grand rivers, and impossibly green rainforests. Aside from the colorful marine life of the reef, you can also see crocodiles, kangaroos, and bottlenose dolphins.

Top Shore Excursions on Last-Minute Cruises from Sydney

Water Wonderland

On a cruise from Sydney, choose from an abundance of water-based activities. If you’re heading to Queensland, explore the legendary Great Barrier Reef on a scuba diving or snorkeling excursion. Dip in natural hot springs, kayak to a glow worm cave, or sail to an active volcano in Tauranga. In the South Pacific, you’ll have endless opportunities to dip into the ocean as you unwind on the region’s flawless stretches of pure white sand.

Cultural Immersions

Cruise to New Zealand and the South Pacific to discover rich cultures and traditions. Some of the best shore excursions offer insight into the local people and their customs. Learn about ancient hunting techniques in Lifou, visit a remote Maori village in New Zealand, and tour traditional Melanesian huts in New Caledonia.

Lovely Landscapes

From rocky coastlines and striking harbors to lime-green hills and dense rainforests, you’ll soak up some of the world’s best views during your cruise. Travel through the Daintree Rainforest on a river cruise, discover a unique Caledonia mangrove patch, or bike and hike through the colorful Otago Peninsula.

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