Carnival Reveals Australia Cruise Program 2018-2019

By ,   June 7, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

Carnival Cruise Line launched its 2018-2019 cruise program, offering Australians a larger number of voyages than ever before. 

The new program, open for bookings June 15, includes over 70 sailings out of Melbourne and Sydney, including a record nineteen short cruises featuring short local itineraries and weekend samplers.

With 43 longer voyages to the idyllic islands of South Pacific and NZ included, the program represents an increase of 13% on 2018 sailings.

Carnival Legend cruise ship

Carnival Legend sets sail from Sydney on an 8-day cruise to the South Pacific November 24, 2019 with visits to Isle of Pines, Lifou, Mare and Noumea. Fares start from US$1,150 per person twin share.

Melbourne is back on the map due to increased demand from the southern state, with Carnival offering roundtrip itineraries to New Zealand over 13 nights, South Pacific over 10 and 11 nights, and a popular 4-night trip south to Tasmania.

Fares on the Tasmania cruise sailing roundtrip from Melbourne aboard Carnival Legend February 27, 2019 start at US$700 per person twin share.

In May of 2018 Carnival Spirit will cruise from Sydney to Singapore for 19 nights, with visits to Darwin and Bali as well as maiden calls to Phuket, Koh Samui and Ho Chi Minh City. On her way to Singapore, Carnival Spirit will stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh, giving Aussies the chance to explore the sounds and flavors of South East Asia prior to cruising on to Singapore. Fares start at US$2,550 per person twin share.  

Both Carnival Legend and Carnival Spirit will enter dry-dock in May 2018. They will emerge with brand new features in time for bumper 2018-2019 season.