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Cruises in Western Australia

Silver Shadow cruise ship, Silversea Cruises.


Jeeves of the seas

Sally Macmillan The worldwide popularity of the TV drama Downton Abbey has apparently caused a rise in demand for butlers in the style of Mr Carson.

Western Australia

Coast hop, with a twist

Zodiacs on Talbot Bay.

Helen Anderson sails into a world of whales, waterfalls and Wandjina spirits.


From one grande dame to another

Personality plus ... (from far left) Shirley Johnson's 1952 passport; relaxing on the Athena's deck; it's always show time in the lounge; sweet temptation; cocktails.

The old-time Athena stirs fond memories of girls at sea, writes Mal Chenu.

Western Australia

Lure of the Kimberley

Water cooled ... (clockwise from main) a dousing at King Cascade

Robert Upe cruises a remote coast full of wonders, where the waterfalls are horizontal and the predators are never far away.

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Cruising the Kimberley

Cruising the spectacular Kimberley on board the Orion.

Queen Mary 2 docks in Fremantle

The biggest cruise ship to ever visit Australia arrived in the harbour town today.

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Map of Western Australia

Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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