The cruise line’s new program, on sale 15 June, 2017, features more than 70 sailings from Sydney and Melbourne, including a record 19 short cruises with weekend samplers and short local itineraries. With 43 longer cruises to the the South Pacific and New Zealand included, the new program represents an increase of 13 per cent on the 2018 sailings.
Both of Carnival’s Australia-based ships, Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend, will enter dry-dock in May 2018 and emerge with exciting new features in time for the bumper 2018-19 season.
Increased demand from the southern states has put Melbourne back on the map, with Carnival offering a series of roundtrip itineraries from the port city to New Zealand over 13 nights, the South Pacific over 10 and 11 nights as well as a popular four-night hop south to Tasmania.
In May 2018 Carnival Spirit will cruise from Sydney to Singapore over 19 nights, with calls to Darwin and Bali and maiden visits to Koh Samui and Phuket in Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Fares start at $2549* per person twin share.
*Subject to availability, conditions apply.