Our Preferred Cruise Partners
Paired with the finest
During our forty-five years of providing luxury holidays to the discerning traveller, Kenwood Travel has formed strong partnerships with some of the leading cruise lines in the industry. Regent Seven Seas, Silversea, Celebrity and Uniworld, are just some of the incredible brands we're proud to work with.
We've taken our expert knowledge, their esteemed cruise ships, and crafted some amazing tailor made cruising packages for you to enjoy. Our full list of partners can be found below - simply click on their names to begin browsing itineraries and exclusive offers.
With two world-class expedition ships sailing the world’s farthest extremities, AE Expeditions (also known as Aurora Expeditions) is an expedition cruise line right at the cutting edge. The company’s two ships – the Greg Mortimer and the Sylvia Earle – are intimate, by modern standards, and attract an electric mix of experts onboard. Add to that a modern, fresh decor and it’s easy to see why the company is so popular.
AmaWaterways is one of the original driving forces behind the rise of river cruising. The company has innovated throughout its more than 20 year history, revitalising an industry with fresh design, beautiful suites as well as cruises on some of the world’s most fascinating waterways. It’s a heady recipe that all works beautifully to create a holiday like no other.
From fine dining to unforgettable destinations, APT is perfect for those who want to travel in a sophisticated and luxurious manner on some of the best river ships in the world. With cruises on the Danube, Rhine, Douro, Mekong and Nile, guests are able to enjoy a laid back form of luxury with one of Australia’s best known travel companies.
With its fleet of beautifully designed, modern vessels, APT Travelmarvel offers a more contemporary style of cruising than APT, the company’s upmarket sister brand. With ships sailing in Europe’s waterways, along Croatia’s coasts and in the heart of Asia’s mighty Mekong, APT Travelmarvel takes its guests into the heart of the destination in the most stylish of settings.
With its fleet of intimate ships, Azamara prides itself on taking guests right into the heart of the destination. Whether it’s a cruise around the lesser-known ports of Japan or Greece’s far-flung idyllic islands, this is a cruise line for those who want to explore the world – and want to do so in a relaxed, luxurious setting.
Beautifully designed and full of incredible features, Celebrity Cruises occupies a unique place in the cruise industry: bigger, resort-style ships that are wonderfully luxurious. There’s a reason that Celebrity Cruises was the first cruise line ever to be awarded the Forbes Travel Guide Star Award.
Having recently been acquired by the luxury travel group A&K Travel, Crystal is going back to basics. It has sold off its fleet of river ships and yachts as well as its expedition vessel and airplanes. Instead it has invested in its original ocean ships - Serenity and Symphony - putting them through a major renovation that has seen nothing left untouched. It’s a new era for the company and they are sure to make waves.
Cunard is the most classic of cruise lines, perfectly embodying the heritage and romance of the Golden Age of ocean travel. Today, its fleet of three (soon to be four) ships, with their distinctive black hulls and red funnels, are renowned for voyages that include world circumnavigations, and iconic transatlantic crossings between Southampton and New York aboard ocean liner Queen Mary 2.
Explora Journeys Cruises
With beautiful lines and a European elegance, Explora Journeys gives more than a nod to the mega-yachts of the Côte d’Azur. The company, part of the MSC Group, has already made waves by announcing plans to launch at least seven ships.
Holland America Line
Holland America Line is renowned for its fleet of premium ships that cater perfectly to its sophisticated clientele. Renowned for its partnerships, guests can experience a wealth of cultural highlights while onboard, from BB Kings Blues Club to the Rolling Stone Rock Room. It’s the perfect way to complement their worldwide itineraries.
With renowned environmental credentials and a deep maritime history, Hurtigruten Expeditions is a pioneer in the world of expedition cruising. The company, which was formerly known solely for its Norwegian coastal sailings, has branched out and now has cruises operating to the farthest corners of the globe - albeit with more than a nod to its Norwegian roots.
From suites decorated exclusively with Ralph Lauren Home furniture and meals served on Versace plates, Oceania Cruises is luxury from bow to stern. Its guests sail the world in the most stylish of surroundings. And, it is known for having the best food of any cruise line in the world.
With its fleet of beautiful mega-yachts and a French confidence to go with it, Ponant is one of the world’s chicest cruise lines. The company is known for its sense of style and gourmet cuisine, both inspired by its French homeland. With ships sailing around the world, including a growing fleet of ice-strengthened polar ships, well-heeled guests can travel the world with Ponant.
With a fleet of ships ranging from Russian nuclear icebreakers to modern expedition ships that are loaded with some seriously impressive mod cons - including two Airbus H145 helicopters - Quark Expeditions is a cruise line for those who want to see the world’s outer limits. The company specialises in voyages to Antarctica and the Arctic where guests sail with some of the world’s most renowned experts in their field.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
With more inclusions than any other cruise line, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is an iconic name in the world of ultra-luxury travel. The company has been mastering the art of luxury cruising for more than 30 years, with six ships offering an incredible experience to its well-heeled guests.
Scenic Luxury Cruises
Scenic is renowned for its sleek brand of luxury, all-inclusive holidays. From its fleet of beautiful river ships operating across the world to its newly launched mega-yachts, which take guests to the most remote corners of the globe - complete with helicopters and submarines. Scenic offers the chance for the well-heeled to holiday like billionaires.
With unrivalled levels of service and some of the most luxurious ships at sea, travelling with Seabourn is proof that travel is not just about the destination. From Michelin-star chefs to submarines in Antarctica, Seabourn is able to offer its clients some of the world’s greatest, and most unique, experiences.
SeaDream Yacht Club
With a fleet of two identical mega-yachts, SeaDream Yacht Club is not your typical cruise line. In fact, most SeaDream guests would probably argue that they are not on a cruise ship at all, and they’ve probably got a good point. The intimate vessels are perfect for anyone who wants to run a mile when they see the mega-ships in port.
Silversea’s fleet of intimate ships boast opulent surroundings with all-suite accommodation complemented by attentive service and a staff to guest ratio of almost one to one. This is laid-back luxury at its finest, from haute cuisine dining to pampering butler service, along with imaginative itineraries that take guests to some of the most inaccessible places on the planet.
With roots going back to 1954, Swan Hellenic has been redefining luxury expedition travel for decades. The company, which relaunched in 2020, now specialises in extraordinary journeys around the world, unveiling hidden gems and immersing its guests in diverse cultures and destinations. Swan Hellenic ensures an unforgettable experience that will leave you mesmerised and inspired.
Tauck River Cruises
For the last 100 years, Tauck has carved a name for itself as a pioneer in the US holiday market. From taking tours around the US East Coast in a 1925 Studebaker to operating a modern fleet of European river ships. The company has come a long way while always putting the customer first.
Uniworld Boutique Cruises
With ships sailing on the world’s great rivers - from Europe to South America - Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is perfect for guests who enjoy life’s luxuries, as well as its beautiful surroundings. The company’s river ships are exquisitely decorated. All boast fine art that give a nod to the local destination, with gourmet farm-to-table cuisine to match.
With a fleet of six, boutique ships, Windstar Cruises offers guests a very different way to cruise. If you crave big ships, dozens of restaurants and thousands of fellow guests, look elsewhere. This is a luxury proposition for those who want to get off-the-beaten track and follow the road less travelled.