Anthem arrives and Voyager returns as Royal Caribbean unveils 2025-26 Australian line up

Anthem arrives and Voyager returns as Royal Caribbean unveils 2025-26 Australian line up
Edited by Travel Weekly


    A summer of memory-making is on the horizon with Royal Caribbean International’s newly revealed 2025-2026 lineup from Australia.

    Holidaymakers have action-packed adventures in store, from shorter and bolder getaways to the Down Under debut of Anthem of the Seas in Sydney and Voyager of the Seas’ long-awaited return when it arrives at its new home in Brisbane, Australia.

    45 long and short getaways to the South Pacific, New Zealand and Australia, sailing between November 2025 and April 2026, are now open for bookings.

    “Between the excitement of Anthem of the Seas making its Australian debut, Voyager’s return Down Under and more weekend getaways than ever before, the 2025-2026 summer season is one for the books,” VP/MD (AU/NZ), Royal Caribbean, Gavin Smith, said.

    “Every kind of holidaymaker can make memories in more ways than one with a varied line-up, from short getaways to a longer sailing from Asia, and new experiences like the show-stopping ‘We Will Rock You’ musical production, ice-skating shows and six exclusive family adventures created by Royal Caribbean and the Wiggly Friends.”

    Anthem of the Seas – From Sydney

    New to Australia, Anthem is the latest ship from Royal Caribbean to make its Down Under debut when it arrives to Sydney in November 2025. Adventurers can choose from 24 holidays, ranging from 3-to 18-nights, to explore top destinations across rugged New Zealand, the sunny Australian coast and the idyllic islands of the South Pacific.

    Voyager of the Seas – From Brisbane, Australia

    Voyager will sail from Brisbane for the first time in December 2025, with 20 holidays to choose from and a new destination in the line-up – Luganville, Vanuatu. Travellers can also take their pick of more ways to play in the South Pacific by choosing from a series of 7- to 9-night sunny escapes to Noumea, New Caledonia, and Port Vila, Luganville and Mystery Island, Vanuatu, which includes two 8- and 9-night cruises over Christmas and the New Year.

    For more details on each ship’s offerings, click HERE.

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