Escape the winter blues on a luxury December cruise. Spend the holiday season at sea with family, friends, and loved ones on an unforgettable winter adventure. From exotic journeys below the equator to Caribbean cruise vacations and exclusive experiences in the Galapagos Islands, we have just the cruise for your vacation this December.
Enjoy a sunny escape to the Southern Hemisphere, where summer is just getting started. Witness the surreal natural beauty of New Zealand on a cruise leaving from Auckland, which sails along the twin islands’ coasts before heading to Australia. Visit a Maori village shrouded by steam vents in Tauranga. Ride the TranzAlpine train through lush green fields and snow-capped mountains in Akaroa and sail through the stunning sounds of the South Island.
On a December cruise to Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay, you’ll experience the best of Patagonia and the surrounding regions. Head off on a thrilling white-water rafting adventure in Puerto Montt with the looming Osorno Volcano as a dramatic backdrop. Sail along Chile’s extraordinary fjords to Punta Arenas and its colony of Magellanic penguins. Canoe at the end of the world in Ushuaia, hop on a Zodiac boat and spot the rare black dolphin in Puerto Madryn, and experience the urban pleasures of life in the chic capital cities of Montevideo and Buenos Aires.
December cruises to the Galapagos Islands promise an experience unlike any other. Board one of our luxury cruise ships for an all-inclusive vacation to this awe-inspiring island chain. Our award-winning excursions are led by expert naturalists who will show you the surreal landscapes and unique wildlife up close. Waddle next to blue-footed boobies, wander past scaly iguanas, and marvel at animal species you won’t find anywhere else. From 16 to 100 guests, our Galapagos cruises provide authentic, exclusive experiences without the crowds.
Cruises in December to the South Pacific will have you exploring the gorgeous islands of New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and Loyalty Island aboard the award-winning Celebrity Solstice. Lounge on the powdery beaches and swim in the transparent waters of Amedee Island. Fish for yellowfin tuna and mahi-mahi in Vanuatu. Explore a secret grotto in Lifou. During your time at sea, pamper yourself at the onboard spa, indulge in distinctive dishes created with locally sourced ingredients, and relax on deck as you sail through the stunning Pacific Ocean.