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Great Barrier Reef cruises

Where do we visit on a Great barrier reef cruise?


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One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef, in tropical north Queensland, is a sightseeing and scuba diving dream haven.

From snorkelling the magnificent reefs to sunbathing on Whitehaven Beach or exploring the luscious Daintree rainforest, our Great Barrier Reef cruises have everything you need for the perfect escape.

With spectacular stop offs along the way, it's a perfect way to explore the north coast of Australia.

Unforgettable Great Barrier Reef cruises from Sydney and Great Barrier Reef cruises from Brisbane are offered in a variety of cruise deals that are designed to create lifetime memories for the whole family.

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Snorkelling and Diving

Just under the water you'll discover an array of beautiful life forms. The coral gardens and marine life will leave you astonished.

Action Sports

If you love a good adrenaline rush you can jump on a jetski, join a quad bike tour or go hurtling down the rapids on a white water rafting adventure.

Ancient Rainforests

The World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world with thousands of species of birds and other wildlife.

White sand Beaches

Tropical North Queensland has some of the most beautiful beaches on the planet. The white silica sands contrast spectacularly with the vibrant blue waters.

Commonly Asked Questions

Where is the Great Barrier Reef?

The Great Barrier Reef, located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland, is the largest coral reef system in the world.

The World Heritage reef system covers 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands including Willis Island, Port Douglas, Airlie Beach (in the Whitsundays region) and more.

Being one of the seven wonders of the world, The Great Barrier Reef is without a doubt a must-see for tourists and cruise-goers from around the world.

How to book a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef?

View Carnival's Great Barrier Reef cruises and set sail on your Great Barrier Reef cruise experience of a lifetime.

Carnival offers 4 or 7 night Great Barrier Reef cruise options from Brisbane and 9 or 10 night Great Barrier Reef cruise deals from Sydney.

The journey is always the destination onboard your Carnival cruise ship. But there are also magical stops along the way that highlight the pristine beauty of the northern coastline.

Can you see the Great Barrier Reef from cruise ships?

You can enjoy snorkelling the majestic reefs, soaking up the surroundings on Whitehaven Beach and exploring the Daintree Rainforest with shore excursions on your Carnival cruise to the Great Barrier Reef.

How to get to the Great Barrier Reef?

You can set sail on a cruise with Carnival from Sydney or Brisbane as you venture north along the east coast of Australia, until you reach your Great Barrier Reef dream destination.