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New Year & Christmas Cruises

Celebrate Christmas and New Year on the high seas with 386 cruises departing over the festive season. Enjoy themed activities on board as well as immersive experiences on shore as you create lifelong memories with your loved ones and newfound friends. Wake up Christmas morning to views of the Hawaiian coastline or the islands of the South Pacific and see in the New Year with ship wide celebrations.

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Discover Popular ways to celebrate Christmas and New Year on a festive cruise

Switch to Island Time

Switch to Island Time

Island hop through the South Pacific and wake up to tropical beaches on your doorstep. Swim, snorkel, and find ultimate relaxation on holidays.

New Year, New Adventures

New Year, New Adventures

Take a small ship cruise through the icy waters of Antarctica and kick off the new year with exhilarating expeditions by Zodiac and kayak.

A Caribbean Christmas

A Caribbean Christmas

Enjoy the gift of sundrenched days, clear turquoise waters, secluded cays and idyllic private islands. It’s Christmas in paradise on a Caribbean cruise.

Spend the Holidays in Hawaii

Spend the Holidays in Hawaii

Spend the holiday season cruising around the Hawaiian Islands and enjoy festivities such as a traditional luau complete with a delicious feast and captivating performances of song and dance.

Celebrations at Sea

Celebrations at Sea

Embrace the festive spirit with onboard celebrations and holiday decorations. Whether it's a Christmas themed feast or hearing the new year countdown chorus around the ship, a festive cruise delivers plenty of holiday cheer.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their cruises over the festive season

Fantastic Holiday     , NSW, Australia, Feb 2024
Had a wonderful time in Hawaii, and on a cruise around the islands! Thank you Hannah Perry from Global Journeys, for organising our trip… I would definitely ask Hannah again to organise another vacation, and highly recommend Global Journeys. Thanks again.
Galapagos Explorer   , VIC, Australia, Jun 2023
My sister and I embarked on an unforgettable journey organised by Global Journeys and travelling with Intrepid, exploring the wonders of South America, from the mesmerizing Galapagos Islands to the vibrant cities of Buenos Aires and Rio De Janeiro, with an awe-inspiring stopover at the majestic Iguazu Falls. Despite encountering initial setbacks due ...read more to flight cancellations, Georgie's exceptional assistance and expertise ensured our trip remained seamless. Georgie secured refunds and rearranging our travel arrangements when flights were cancelled. We are immensely grateful to Georgie for orchestrating a brilliant trip!
Cruising the Dalmation Coast   , NSW, Australia, Jun 2023
Well organised cruise. Loved the talks and entertainment was excellent on board. Port guides and tours were excellent and boarding and disembarking procedures were also well organised. The only down side experienced was the ship was a little too cold outside our cabin and we needed to wear a jacket when we exited.
Wineglass Bay Signature Walk   , VIC, Australia, Apr 2023
I had a wonderful time on the trip, particularly enjoying the sailing between our walking days. The entire trip was characterized by wonderful scenery, regardless of the weather. The days were well planned, with a good mix of harder and easier walking days, which kept things interesting. I also appreciated the special touches like the oysters and champagne ...read more on the beach.

The excellence of the boat crew and our guide significantly contributed to my positive experience. They were knowledgeable, friendly, and efficient, always ready to provide assistance and make our trip more enjoyable. Based on my experience, I have recommended the Tas Walking company and its various tours to many people.

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