Carnival Cruise Line will for the first time sail to the Kimberley, Papua New Guinea and Dravuni Island in Fiji in 2021-2022.
The line has earmarked Carnival Spirit and Carnival Splendor to sail to these three new destinations including a 15-day sailing between Singapore and Brisbane calling at the Kimberley, making a maiden call to Broome as well as visiting Bali, Darwin, Cairns and Airlie Beach. One of the many attractions for passengers is viewing the sunset at Yampi Sound and the sunrise at Hunter River.
Prices for a 15-night cruise on Carnival Spirit from Singapore to Brisbane start from $2149 per person for an interior cabin departing on 12 June 2021.
“Anyone who returns from the Kimberley will tell you it’s absolutely awe-inspiring – we’re excited for our guests to enjoy scenic cruising through Yampi Sound and the Hunter River, lit by the golden hues of sunset and sunrise,” said Jennifer Vandekreeke, Vice-President and general manager of Carnival Australia.
For those wanting to experience more remote destinations but bursting with rich culture, Carnival Spirit will visit PNG for the first time in November 2021. She will make maiden calls to the ports of Alotau, Kitava, Rabaul, Kiriwina Island and Conflict Islands and discover the vibrant culture, native wildlife and pristine beaches.
Prices for a 10-night cruise from Brisbane to PNG start from $1449pp for an interior cabin departing on 21 November 2021.
Carnival Spirit and Carnival Splendor will cruise to the exquisite Dravuni Island in Fiji for the first time offering intrepid passengers and adventure seekers a chance to explore and discover untouched beaches.
Prices for a 12-night cruise on Carnival Splendor to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji starts from $1699pp for an interior cabin departing on 3 October 2021.
Carnival’s new itineraries for 2021-2022 will see a 31 per cent increase in the number of cruises offered with 115 sailings departing from Sydney and Brisbane.
Carnival Splendor to debut next month, will be the largest and newest ship to be homeported in Sydney. Carnival Spirit which currently calls Sydney home, will reposition to her new base in Brisbane in October 2020.
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