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Cruises

Don and Sue Burnett at Pelorus Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland: Shore Excursion

Jane E Fraser Sydneysiders Don and Sue Burnett visit a near-deserted island in northern Australia.

Melbourne

Luxury cruise liner Queen Mary 2 forced to berth at industrial dock

The Queen Mary 2 at Webb Dock.

Robert Upe If you think parking problems are bad on Melbourne’s streets, wait until you get on to Port Phillip Bay.

Cruising

Shore excursion

On their sixth family cruise, Alex and Shauna Haxton, of Port Stephens, get up close and personal with dolphins.

Cruising

The Cruise Director

Sally Macmillan Taking a cruise with the whole family - mum, dad, kids, grandparents - is becoming increasingly popular.

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Photo galleries

Ultimate luxury: floating island

WHY yacht floating island.

New yacht design for a 'floating island' takes luxury on the seas to a new level.

On board the world's most beautiful ship

Crystal Stairs, MSC Splendida cruise ship. Image supplied. SHD TRAVEL OCT 4 CRUISING.

Is the MSC Splendida the most beautiful cruise ship ever built?

Travellers Tips

Tips

Dollar floats a new trend

Value ... the Seabourn Spirit cruises the Mediterranean.

Luxury cruising is now more affordable for Australians, writes Ben Hall.

The Canny Traveller

Cruising the Nile on the cheap

Exploring the Nile in downtown Cairo comes with volume control, writes Belinda Jackson.

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Map of Australia

Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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