Holiday with Carnival

Carnival is largest Cruise Line in the world with a fleet of 24 ships. Carrying over 4 million guests each year Carnival Australia has 2 ships sailing Australian waters from Sydney all year round. Carnival Spirit and Legend offer an abundance of Cruises from Sydney to wet your appetite.

With so many cruise itineraries available, choosing the best deal can sometimes be clouded by price. We suggest taking all factors into account to ensure you're not just basing your decision on price alone. Think about your ultimate goal, the schedule, the places you wish to visit, and the type of ship you'd like to travel upon. You don't want to be doing a cruise to New Zealand just based on the price when you really want a cruise from Sydney to Fiji and Vanuatu. In the end the choices are endless, but you want to balance value for money with your ultimate cruising holiday. Search our Cruise Sale finder to find the best deal.

Popular itineraries include the Melbourne Cup Cruise, Weekend Samplers, Queensland Cruises to Moreton Island and the northern coast, and of course the Pacific Islands and Hawaii.

Sales are on throughout the year with major discounts, and free inclusions. Be sure to check back regularly for specials and discounts and add your email to our mailing list.


Live music is provided from 16 onboard bars and lounges every night. Take your pick from a number of options including piano singers, comedy shows, karaoke and big band ensembles. With live musical theatre and stage shows, a fun for all ages live board game, and a nightclub, there is something for everyone.


A large number of dining options await with Carnival catering for casual meals on the Lido deck to formal a la carte options in the Empire Restaurant. "Nouveau" a speciality restaurant onboard offers a five star dining experience, "Fat Jimmy's" offers barbeque options, while "Freshies" serves seaside snacks. Freebies offered include complimenary Pizza and Ice Cream 24 hours a day.


With 12 decks of fun, there is so much fun onboard Carnival ships you'll never be bored. Take your pick from options including the "Green Thunder" and "Twister Slide" waterslides, a workout at the gym, or a relaxing drink in the sports bar. Kids options are also taken into account with hours of entertainment in the spash park and youth clubs.


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