Melbourne, Past and Present

After decades of living in the shadow of Australia’s world-renowned city of Sydney, Melbourne is enjoying its time in the spotlight. As the coastal capital of the Australian state of Victoria, the metropolitan city is continuously ranked at the top of the “world’s most livable city” list, thanks in part to its culture, cosmopolitan lifestyle,…

Top 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Australia & Asia

Steeped in beauty and history, cuisine and culture, the continents of Australia and Asia offer an array of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Aboard Seven Seas Mariner’s new Down Under & Far East Grandeur grand voyage, you can see it all on a 52-Night cruise from Sydney to Hong Kong followed by a FREE 15-Night Post-Cruise Land and…

Amazing Adventures Part II: Exploring the Unknown

If you think you know all there is to know about Australia, think again. Part two of our series on the spectacular Circumnavigation of Australia Grand Voyage highlights several intriguing destinations perhaps only recognized by name. The multi-cultural coastal town of Broome will be one of the many stops in Western Australia and notable as a…

Amazing Adventures: Part I

Beautiful landscapes, idyllic beaches and barrier reefs forming a backdrop to sophisticated cities filled with culture and history are just a few of the reasons Australia is on everyone’s bucket list. With a country that is larger than Europe, capturing all that there is to see and do in the Land of Oz can be…

2016-2017 Winter Collection Now Open

Today we opened reservations for our spectacular 2016-2017 Winter Collection and the response has been extraordinary.  Collectively, our ships will make a return to the dramatic landmarks of Australia, sail along the ancient lands of Asia and Africa, tour the iconic cities of South America and the Mediterranean, and discover the striking landscapes of the…

More to Explore in 2016-2017

The 2016-2017 Winter Collection features a spectacular array of destination-rich itineraries that will take you from the mystic islands of the southwestern Pacific Ocean to the iconic cities of Europe to the serene and lush landscapes of western Caribbean. Among those itineraries, the 2016-2017 Winter Collection includes four destinations never before visited by Regent Seven…

Wine Lovers Voyage to New Zealand

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert A delicious voyage from Sydney to Auckland on Seven Seas Voyager beckons! Please join me on this exciting January 2014 cruise where we will sail, sip and savor our way together through scenic and enticing New Zealand. We will carry our culinary compasses and our cultural passports to taste…

Sail, Sip and Savor Sydney, Australia

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert Sydney is a spectacular combination of cosmopolitan cool meets casual fun. Called Harbour City due to its picturesque waterfront setting, the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House are two of the most recognized and visited landmarks. To appreciate this fine city’s celebrated skyline take a harbor cruise, walk and climb the harbor bridge…