Royal Caribbean Announces Brilliance of the Sea’s Australian Debut

Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas makes its Australia debut in the upcoming 2023-2024 holidays Down Under season, arriving for the first time in Sydney, Australia. 

The arrival in Sydney marks the beginning of the holidays, a six-month season of 5-18 night cruises to unique destinations from Fiji and the Loyalty Islands to different locations in Australia, including Port Douglas, Melbourne, and Kangaroo Islands. 

Guests can pick from 20 different immersive itineraries and 40 sun-soaked culture-rich destinations, including Australia and the South Pacific to Fiji and Luganville, Vanuatu, and more, where they can enjoy a breathtaking experience as they travel from one place to the next. 

More about Potential Itineraries: 

  • 16-18 night holidays to destinations along Australia’s Top End and West Coast as well as the New Zealand Sounds 
  • The two holidays can be combined to create a 34-night Australia- New Zealand Adventure 

“The start of Royal Caribbean’s Australian biggest summer season is officially here with the arrival of the intimate and unforgettable Brilliance of the Seas in Sydney, “said Gavin Smith, vice president and managing director of Australia and New Zealand, Royal Caribbean International. “With such destination-rich holidays as well as the variety of dining, entertainment, ways to relax and more on board, Brilliance is a spectacular new way to explore top destinations in style and in great company with everyone in the family and group of friends. This is just the beginning of a bold summer as we look forward to a bumper season packed with three ships delivering the best family holiday experiences from Australia.”

Features onboard Brilliance of the Seas:

  • 10-deck high windows and ocean-facing glass elevators
  • Rock climbing Walls and Minigolf
  • StarQuest bar with 180-degree views 
  • Vintage Wine Bar
  • Dining options from Italian (Giovanni’s Table ), to Sushi ( Izumi), to multi-course (Chef’s Table)
  • Full-Service Vitality Spa 

Other Highlights of the Holidays Down Under Season:

  • Return of Quantum of the Seas on October 28, 2023: features 3-9 night cruises with destinations ranging from Brisbane to the South Pacific and Queensland coast
  • Return of Ovation of the Seas on November 3, 2023: features 3-12-night getaways around Australia’s East Coast, the South Pacific, and New Zealand’s coastlines

There’s much to look forward to this season. Will you be embarking on any of these ships for your next cruise? Let us know in the comments!

by Kashaf Rashid