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Japan to Australia 26-port luxury cruise follows the sun

Like migrating birds, cruise ships follow the sun, from north to south and back again, aiming to sail in endless Spring and Summer.

That’s partly what makes the Grand Pacific package by Cruise Traveller an enticingly different experience, offering passengers the chance to turn back time as they sail from northern autumn into the southern spring.

Just after mid-autumn in Japan, the elegant Silver Muse, will leave Tokyo on a 57-night voyage to Sydney via ports across Japan, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Autumn shades, soft sunlight and oriental mists followed by the always steamy tropical Singapore, Bali, and Australia’s tropical North.

Then the quality of light changes again with the Queensland spring’s bright greens, purples, yellows and reds.

This epic, new fly-cruise package from Japan to Australia spanning almost two months has been curated by Australian small ship cruise specialist, Cruise Traveller, including everything door to door from Business Class flights, hotel stay, onboard dining and drinks to excursions, tips, Wi-Fi, a stateroom butler, deluxe home and hotel transfers throughout.

Plus, there’s a bonus US$2000 per twin stateroom spending credit and an exclusive future cruise credit of A$1000 per stateroom for bookings made by November 30, 2023.  

Cruise Traveller’s 58-night Grand Pacific package in September, 2024, features a voyage with Silversea from Japan to Australia embracing 26 destinations in eight countries. 

The live-it-up package begins in style on September 25, 2024, with an executive, private car transfer from home/hotel to the airport (within 80km) and a Business Class flight to Tokyo from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth, followed by a night in a Tokyo hotel.

Sailing from Tokyo the next day, the voyage aboard the boutique, 596-guest Silver Muse will first circle Japan visiting the hot springs and ancient shrines of Kobe, the spectacular gardens of Kanazawa, Hakodate and the castles and volcanic peaks of Kagoshima. Busan in South Korea features on the itinerary as well as a two-night stay in Shanghai, China, for extended exploration. The spectacular harbour of Hong Kong is offered as well as an overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.    

Cosmopolitan Singapore will appear on the horizon next, followed by beautiful Bali and the dragons of Komodo. Silver Muse will then visit the Australian ports of Darwin, Cairns, Townsville, the Whitsundays, the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane before taking guests across to New Zealand to visit the tranquil Bay of Islands, Auckland, Tauranga near the geysers of Rotorua, Gisborne, Napier, Wellington, Picton and Nelson.

The grand voyage ends in Sydney with a Business Class flight from Sydney back to Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth and an executive, private car transfer from the airport back home (within 80km).

Onboard, all guests will enjoy an open bar throughout the cruise, complimentary excursions ashore, exclusive shoreside events and the services of a stateroom butler, adding to the non-stop indulgence.

‘Grand Pacific’ package highlights

* 58-night package from September 25, 2024

* Executive, private return transfer from home/hotel to airport (within 80km) and on your return home again

* Business Class flight from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth to Tokyo

* One night in Tokyo, 57-night cruise from Tokyo to Sydney aboard Silver Muse

* Onboard beverages, excursions, exclusive shoreside events, gratuities, stateroom butler and Wi-Fi during the cruise

* Free onboard spending money of US$2000 per twin stateroom, depending on cabin category
* Business Class flight from Sydney back to Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth

* Exclusive A$1000 per stateroom cruise credit on any future Silversea cruise booked through Cruise Traveller

The all-inclusive, fly, cruise and stay package is available from A$46,500 per person, twin-share, in a Vista Suite with ocean views. The bonus US$2000 per twin stateroom spending credit and future cruise credit of A$1000 per stateroom are available for bookings made by November 30, 2023.  

For all the details we don’t have room for here, call Australian small ship specialist, Cruise Traveller, on 1800 507 777 or visit (direct link to package) or

Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne is a crime author (Money Bags), comedy writer an inveterate traveller.

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