Repositioning Cruises

Learn more about our repositioning and long cruises.

A repositioning cruise is a great way to enjoy everything a cruise ship has to offer, and do it at an amazing price. A repositioning cruise from Sydney or Brisbane is a holiday your whole family will remember forever!

Whether you want to relax and while away the hours or make the most of the constant fun you really only find on cruise lines, a repositioning cruise is the perfect choice.

Sail from one continent to another, watch the world go by, stop at places you’ve never been before and have a lot of fun doing it. On a Carnival cruise you'll also experience:

Funtastic Repositioning Cruises with Carnival

Ready to travel across the world while enjoying the comfort of your oceanside hammock in the adults-only Serenity Retreat.

Or as many rides down our oh-so-thrilling water slides as you want?

Experience the amazing entertainment on board and the many dining options to suit all your needs!

Paradise along the way

Nuku' Alofa


Bora Bora

Sail to the most enchanting beaches including Nuku’ Alofa, Moorea, and Bora Bora before you reach Honolulu.

Journey from Singapore!

You can also sail from cosmopolitan Singapore and experience:

In Bali, Darwin, Moreton Island, and more as we journey to Sydney on our Asia and Australia repositioning cruise.

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Commonly Asked Questions

What is a repositioning cruise?

A repositioning cruise gives holiday makers a chance to have an experience of a lifetime. We move our ships from one continent to another for the cruise season and you come along for the fun. A one-way repositioning cruise can mean:

Are repositioning cruises cheaper?

There are always great repositioning cruise deals, whether you’re after a transpacific cruise, transatlantic cruise, or something else entirely. A repositioning cruise can be cheaper than our regular cruise deals, and we have some repositioning cruise 2020 and repositioning cruise 2021 deals everyone will enjoy.

Do repositioning cruises have entertainment?

Of course they do. We are Carnival after all. In fact, a repositioning cruise may have even more world-class entertainment options for the whole family to love!

It’s up to you. Do as little, or as much, as you want, whenever you want.

How long is a repositioning cruise?

It really depends which ones you choose. A repositioning cruise from one continent to another will usually take at least 10 days, with stops along the way in some amazing locations. Use our search filter to find the best repositioning cruise, for your next holiday away from it all.

What time of year do cruise ships reposition?

A repositioning cruise will go from one cruise season to another, following the sun. Search our deals or contact our personal holiday planners for more information.