CCL-Carnival opens 2025-2026 Australia cruises from homeports Sydney and Brisbane

   November 15, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

CCL-Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled new cruise options for the 2025-2026 season from its Australian homeports, Sydney NSW and Brisbane QLD, as of November 14, 2023.

Carnival Splendor, with itineraries ranging from 3 to 12 days, will offer sailings to Fiji and New Zealand, as well as destinations across Australia such as the Great Barrier Reef, Moreton Island, Tasmania, and a Melbourne Cup voyage.

The 3000-passenger liner features popular venues like Guy’s Burger Joint, Pizzeria del Capitano, and the Alchemy Bar, providing a diverse range of activities, from waterslides at WaterWorks aqua park to the Serenity Adult-Only Retreat.

Carnival Luminosa, departing from Brisbane, will navigate to Airlie Beach and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as tropical South Pacific destinations including Fiji, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu.

The itinerary lengths available for this 2300-passenger liner range from 3 to 11 days. Luminosa includes guest-favorite venues like Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse, RedFrog Rum Bar, Piano Bar 88, and The Punchliner Comedy Club.