Big on fun but short on time? Carnival offers optimal cruises for travellers looking to escape the day-to-day for a long weekend getaway on a Weekend Sampler or cruises to destinations not too far from home.

Great Barrier Reef

The tropical waters and panoramic backdrops of Queensland's iconic coast practically beg to be explored. From snorkelling the spectacular reefs to soaking in the sun on Whitehaven Beach to exploring the dense Daintree rainforest, this trip can be customised for all holiday desires. It's a perfect way to explore the north coast of Australia.

Moreton Island

Moreton Island in Queensland is a wild wonderland. Feed wild dolphins, go quad-biking over sand dunes, meet the animals of Australia Zoo or simply surround yourself with the breathtaking scenery, or do a bit of everything. Be as active or relaxed as you wish in this perfect pocket in Queensland.

Aerial view of ocean


Journey to the Emerald Isle of the south. Historic Hobart is one of Australia's most unique cultural capitals, where you can immerse yourself at the MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), breathe in the splendid fresh ocean air, and indulge in some of the world’s best wines, award-winning whiskies, and cheeses.

Children enjoying the view