Celebrity Solstice

(11.30 a.m. AEST) – Celebrity Cruises has revealed details of its local 2019/20 sailings which mark the longest season and highest number of cruises for the line in Australia to date.

Celebrity Solstice will return for her eighth season with 20 local cruises over seven months, including the line’s first ever turnaround from Melbourne, a new port of call at Eden, NSW, and six overnight calls in Sydney, Hobart, Cairns and Tauranga. The season has a strong focus on new destinations and fresh itineraries, according to Adam Armstrong, the cruise line’s managing director in Australia and New Zealand.

Passengers can choose from itineraries ranging from four to 17 nights, sailing to and from Honolulu, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. Celebrity Solstice will call to 35 destinations in 11 countries – including ports in Australia, New Zealand, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Caledonia, Fiji, Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa and American Samoa.

Celebrity Cruises’ 2019/20 summer season will be open for sale from this Friday, 15 December 2017.

--By Tiana Templeman, Cruise Critic contributor