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Learn about the fun you can have cruising from the Harbour City


We’d love to meet you in Sydney and show you a really good time, Carnival-style! You pack your favourite sunnies and your coolest Hawaiian shirt.

We’ll bring the cruise ship, decked out with:

Carnival cruises from Sydney won’t just take you to some of the most stunning sights of the South Pacific.

Come aboard and see for yourself just how wide the world can be when you and everyone around you is brimming with fun.

With Carnival Cruise Line, you can discover unforgettable cruise adventures around Australia, the Pacific Islands, New Zealand and many more destinations all year round.


Where Will a Carnival Cruise from Sydney Take You?


From Sydney, cruise over crystal blue waters in islands such as Noumea, Isle of Pines, and Lifou Isle where you can relax on pristine beaches and soak in the island life.


Experience the natural beauty, and famous food and wine the island state has to offer. Appreciate the views from Mount Wellington or see the historical sights at Port Arthur on a cruise from Sydney.

Luxuriate in QUEENSLAND

From snorkelling the magnificent reefs to sunbathing on Whitehaven Beach or exploring the luscious Daintree rainforest, a trip to Queensland has everything you need for the perfect escape.

Where to go to get on a Carnival cruise in Sydney

Overseas Passenger Terminal - Off Argyle Street, West Circular Quay

Find out more information on our 2019, 2020 and 2021 Cruises from Sydney

Commonly Asked Questions

Spectacular Sydney Harbour is your departure point and sets the scene for embarking on a Carnival cruise from Sydney.

Where do Carnival cruises leave from in Sydney?

Carnival Cruise Line departs Sydney from the Overseas Passenger Terminal, off Argyle Street, in West Circular Quay.

Located in the Rocks, the terminal is a five-minute walk from Circular Quay train station. There’s a bus service, taxi rank and wheelchair access at your Sydney cruise departure point.

Do I need a passport on a cruise from Sydney?

If you are cruising to an international destination from Sydney, an Australian passport with validation for six months after your cruise-date return is required for port visits and shore excursions.

What is the best cruise from Sydney?

The best cruise from Sydney is purely a matter of personal taste, cruise length and preferred destination. There is an extensive range of Carnival cruises from Sydney, including:

If you’re dreaming of a tropical paradise, you can venture to the Pacific Islands for 7-12 nights with Carnival.

Which Carnival cruise ships depart from Sydney?

Carnival passengers will be in awe of the exciting atmosphere of Carnival Splendor on their short and long cruises from Sydney.

Those onboard Carnival Splendor can enjoy some serious splashing at the WaterWorks water park, become a culinary genius with cooking demonstrations from Carnival's professional chefs, or enjoy broadway-style shows.

For those in a spirit for adventure can hop aboard the Carnival Spirit on a cruise from Sydney Australia. From the cruise ship jogging track and fitness centre, to the day spa and 24 hour pizza, cruise-goers will be spoilt for choice when embarking on their Carnival cruise from Sydney.

Where to park for a cruise from Sydney?

There is no on-site facility at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, but car-parking options are available close by.

Metropolitan trains and buses also depart frequently from Central Station to Circular Quay.

How much is a cruise ship ticket from Sydney?

Cruise ship tickets vary in price from Sydney, depending on your destination, cruise date, cruise duration and selected accommodation.

To find out more about our Sydney cruise prices, explore our website or contact us on 1300 385 625 today – your dream holiday awaits!