Currently under construction in Italy and set to debut in March 2016, Carnival’s largest ever ship is expected to lure thousands of Australians to the Mediterranean next year.
Carnival Vista will be the largest ship in the cruise line's fleet, measuring 133,500 gross tons and holding 3,954 passengers – but it’s the vessel’s focus on incredible outdoor and family-friendly spaces that will really seal the deal for Australians interested in world-class European holidays.
Young Aussies are finally waking up to the wonders of cruising. You unpack once and wake up somewhere new every day. You can chill by the pool, relax at your favourite bar, and be entertained every waking hour. Everything you need is taken care of. It’s no wonder a growing number of twenty-somethings are jumping on board – we're just surprised it didn't happen sooner!
Imagining life onboard Princess Cruises’ beautiful Sun Princess? Check out our fantastic infographic of the ship!
At 856 feet (260 metres) in length and 15 decks high, the radiant Sun Princess is a magnificent cruise ship, packed with activities and entertainment for 2,010 passengers.
The final exciting new touches are in place and Carnival Spirit is on her way back Down Under for one of the biggest cruise season’s Australia has ever seen.
Carnival Spirit has just finished a multi-million dollar makeover in preparation for the new season. Over two weeks dry-docked in Singapore, the ship 2124-guest ship was upgraded with exciting new features for Aussie holidaymakers, as well as some much-loved bits of Carnival Legend.
Here's the collection of all the cruise ship infographics we've posted so far. We will keep this post updated with upcoming cruise ship infographics.
Celebrity Solstice, Australia’s highest-rated cruise ship, returns to her Australian home port of Sydney this summer for a fifth season, offering 18 cruises to 35 ports of call in 10 countries. Later in 2016, she will return again to embark on an extended sixth summer season, including special events such as the Art Deco Fair in Napier, New Zealand, in February, and the 2017 Easter long weekend and school holidays. Here are the five must-do cruises from Sydney on Celebrity Solstice.
Star Cruises’ flagship vessel, SuperStar Virgo, is heading Down Under this summer, operating a range of short to longer cruises exploring marquee ports of call in Asia and Australia. She’s an elegant ship where East meets West seamlessly, with 935 cabins, a rich Asian-inspired decor, 25 food and beverage outlets, million-dollar stage shows, and activities to suit all ages. So what should you be planning to do on SuperStar Virgo?
Celebrity Solstice has been visiting Australia every summer since 2012 and has proved to be enormously popular with local cruisers. Launched in 2008 as the first of five Solstice-class ships (the others are Celebrity Equinox, Eclipse, Silhouette and Reflection), Celebrity Solstice carries 2,850 passengers who are looked after by 1,250 crew. Here’s all you need to know about Celebrity Solstice.
For some travellers, shore excursions are an important part of their Carnival Cruises experience. For others, it’s no big deal and they are even happy to stay aboard ship while in port. For those Aussies who prefer to check out the landward side of things, here are some of the options available in the most popular South Pacific cruise ports. Whether you’re looking for value shore excursions, or perhaps are prepared to splurge on a bit of luxury, here are the best options.
Carnival Australia has announced changes to its fleet, designed to meet popular demand for cruise holidays in local waters.