Carnival Spirit


Carnival Cruises moves both its ships to America, blaming two years of federal government inaction

Just one day after announcing one of its vessels would be pulled out of Australia because of the Federal Government’s continued cruise ban, Carnival Cruises today announced its second and last ship would also leave […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 4 2022

Carnival Spirit moved to America as agents express their despair at government delays

Australia’s cruise ban has today taken another scalp – Carnival Spirit is being redeployed to Jacksonville, Florida after spending a decade in Australia and the South Pacific region. The vessel was to have been sailing […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Feb 2 2022

Who’s sailing? Our comprehensive guide to lines already at sea

More cruise lines are returning to the high seas again after months of cancellations caused by the pandemic and uncertainties in international travel restrictions. As vaccinations roll out and ship operators find new niches willing […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Apr 8 2021

Carnival Cruise Line extends pause in Australian sailings through to 19 April 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has further extended its pause in operations for all Australian sailings through to 19 April 2021. In addition, Carnival Spirit sailings will also be cancelled through to June 2021. Carnival apologised for […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Dec 18 2020

Carnival Cruise Line delays refurbed ships heading to Australia

Carnival Cruise Line announced it would delay the Carnival Spirit and Carnival Splendor from returning to Australia. The two ships were due in this year for extensive upgrades and the line has decided to delay the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 17 2020

Carnival Spirit to call Brisbane home with 50 sailings from June 2022

Carnival Cruise Line has announced more than 50 cruises aboard Carnival Spirit to be sailing from the new Brisbane port from June 2022. The new cruises aboard the Carnival Spirit will be sailing from June […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 28 2020

P&O and Carnival halt cruising for 30 days – P&O offers 200% refund to passengers

P&O Cruises Australia has today followed a long list of lines in pausing its cruise itineraries for 30 days “following advice from the country’s public officials that mass gatherings should be limited to no more […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 14 2020

Washy Washy goes green aboard Carnival Spirit

The Washy Washy song is about to get a new, environmental twist. Carnival Cruise Line Australia has linked up with a charity group to recycle used soap bars so they can help disadvantaged kids fight […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 19 2019

Carnival Cruise Line launches record program, including first Carnival Splendor itineraries

Carnival Cruise Line has revealed its 2020 program with a record number of sailings from Australia to the South Pacific, New Zealand and around Down Under. On sale from July 2018, there are 77 sailings […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 15 2018

Brisbane gets new terminal and a homeported ship

In a stark contrast to Sydney’s paralysed port, Brisbane International Cruise Terminal will be operating new facilities in two years, thanks to a remarkable deal with Carnival Cruise Lines. Carnival Australia has committed to buy […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 6 2018

Carnival to celebrate fashion on Melbourne Cup cruise

Carnival Cruise Lines has lined up a bevy of top fashion stylists, milliners and Australian designers to sail on this year’s Melbourne Cup cruise and provide passengers with hot-to-trot fashion tips. Not only will guests […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 11 2018