Australia to East Coast USA

Sydney to Philadelphia via New Zealand

Philadelphia  Freighter Cruise from Australia to East Coast USA

Enjoy a trip from Sydney to Philadelphia and vice versa via New Zealand and the Panama Canal or a 77 day round trip. With one ship available every two months, book early to secure your spot.


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Napier - Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand on a Freighter cruise from Australia to East Coast USA  

Mexico Manzanillo Freighter cruise from Australia to East Coast USA

One way Sydney to Philadelphia via New Zealand - 43 days.

One way Auckland to Philadelphia - 29 days.

Round trip - 77 days.

Departs every two months, book early to secure your spot. 


Sydney to Philadelphia  - 43 days
Owners Cabin: AUD $7,350 per person
Single Cabin:   AUD $8,400

Philadelphia to Sydney - 34 days
Owners Cabin:    AUD $5,700 per person
Single Cabin:    AUD $6,700

Other ports and Round trip prices are on application. Bookings are open 12 months in advance and we do advise to book early.

Fares include deviation insurance and port fees. Australia dollar fares are subject to currency adjustment at time of final payment – please use this price as a guide only

EnquireTo Book or Enquire

Call: 02 8270 4899


The ship has a fitness room, lounge room with video and TV which is shared with the officers. All cabins have private facilities and are air conditioned. 

Currency on board is USD Dollars and Euros - cash only – no credit cards or travellers cheques are taken.
Some of the cabins have windows facing the bow and may be  obstructed by containers.

Ports of Call

Sydney, Australia 
Melbourne, Australia 
Port Chalmers, New Zealand  
Napier, New Zealand     
Auckland, New Zealand 
Tauranga, New Zealand     
Panama Canal, Panama 
Manzanillo, Panama 
Cartagena, Colombia  
Philadelphia, USA  


You will need the B1/B2 Non-Immigrant Tourist Visa - which requires that you visit the consulate for a visual interview - arrange this through their website and do this 3 to 4 months in advance as they are very busy. A copy of your passport with the page that visa is stamped on is required prior to the ticket being isued. You will also need a yellow fever injection. Age limit for this trip is a minimum age of 6 and a maximum of 77. 
Travel insurance is compulsory.

Cancellation by the passenger for any reason is subject to the following cancellation charges (subject to shipping company):

up to 61 days prior to departure - from AUD500 to loss of deposit paid
60 to 30 days prior to departure - 25% of the fare
30 to 01 days prior to departure - 50% of the fare
No refund is available when cancellation advice is received on the day of departure or once the voyage has commenced.    No refund is paid for early disembarkation.
You must have comprehensive Travel Insurance which will include cancellation cover due to medical, family crisis and other substantial reasons not to travel.