Tiana Templeman serves up the cream of Australia's crop of cruise ports.
With more ships and cruise itineraries to choose from than ever before, there has never been a better time to see Australia by ship. Here is a handy guide to a dozen of Australia's top cruise ports.
Sydney, New South Wales
Climb the harbour bridge, explore the historic Rocks area, go jet-boating past the Sydney Opera House or stroll around the harbour. Australia's most popular cruise departure port offers plenty of entertainment just a few steps from the ship.
Airlie Beach, Queensland
Most passengers head offshore to snorkel