Last Minute Cruises

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Who said the best trips need lots of planning? With our last minute cruise deals, you’ll embark an adventure, at a moment’s notice.

If you’re looking for a brief getaway, check out our range of three and four night last minute cruises in Australia. Or, if you have plenty of time to spare, make your way over to our 8, 9, 10+ night South Pacific adventures, and explore Vanuatu, New Caledonia or Fiji.

Whatever choice you make, you can rest assured that our last minute cruises are worth every penny. Exceptional comfort is the minimum standard throughout our cabins, the food comes from all corners of the world, and we can’t wait to entertain you.


Commonly Asked Questions

What last-minute cruises does Carnival offer?

There are plenty of options for a last-minute family cruise with the range of destinations offered online in the last-minute cruise sale at Carnival Cruise Line.

These include three or four-night cruises throughout Australia or eight, nine or ten-night cruises that journey further afield to destinations such as:

How to find the best last-minute cruise deals?

There are awe-inspiring last-minute cruise deals departing Sydney or Brisbane at Carnival that also come complete with the best cruise prices.

Simply jump online at Carnival Cruise Line and look under:


Is it cheaper to book a cruise last minute?

Last-minute cruise holidays also mean maximum savings when you book last-minute cruise specials with the cruise experts: Carnival Cruise Line.

How do you get last-minute cruises?

Carnival offers a huge range of last-minute cruises to be found online. There’s an exciting selection of Australian destinations, including Airlie Beach, Great Barrier Reef, Moreton Island, Darwin and Tasmania.

You can also set sail on longer cruises to destinations such as New Zealand, the South Pacific, French Polynesia, and even Hawaii.


How to book last-minute cruises?

You can book your last-minute cruise online at Carnival with ease and convenience. Carnival’s last-minute deals offer a range of accommodation options, including interior rooms, balcony cabins, ocean-view rooms and suites.

How do last-minute cruises work?

Setting sail on a last-minute cruise with Carnival is the perfect antidote to routine. Your spontaneity will be rewarded with short getaways for all the family in a range of three or four-night cruises.

Your Carnival last-minute cruise deals, departing Sydney and Brisbane, are also offered at affordable prices.


When to book last-minute cruises?

The very nature of a last-minute cruise with Carnival means you can take off on a whim. Your departure date depends entirely on your suitability. Carnival’s last-minute cruises are designed to be secured and enjoyed at a moment’s notice.

With your accommodation and many food options from around the world included in your last-minute cruise deal, you and your family simply can sit back, relax and let Carnival entertain you.

If you've got any more questions and queries about booking your next trip of a lifetime, visit our FAQ page or contact us at 1300 385 625.

Why choose Carnival?

A great cruise means maximum comfort, relaxation and spirit of family fun at Carnival.

Specials, deals and affordable prices on all offers make memorable cruise adventures a reality for all budgets.

Whether you set sail around Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific Islands, Hawaii and many more, let Carnival Cruise Line take you there.


Terms & Conditions
*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD, in complete quad cabin or twin cabin as specified, based on lead categories at publication date, inclusive of all discounts, charges and taxes (which are subject to change). A 1.5% surcharge will apply to all payments made by credit card for direct bookings made via our call centre and website. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer. Booking terms for Pack ‘n’ Go differ from terms that apply to our standard fares and are more restrictive. Please enquire about our standard fares if these restrictions do not suit you. To book standard fares please contact your travel agent or phone 13 31 94. #Pack ‘n’ Go: full payment must be made at the time of booking. 25% of fare will be refunded for cancellations up to 15 days prior to sailing; no refund will be issued for cancellations within 14 days of sailing. Fares are not transferable. Cabins are not assigned at time of booking but will be allocated at Carnival Cruise Lines' discretion within 30 days of sailing. Some balcony cabins have obstructed views. A limited number of cabins have been set aside at these special fares, offer ends once cabins are sold. Fares are subject to availability. Passengers are otherwise bound by Carnival Cruise Line Booking and Passage conditions.