Carnival Splendor


How Carnival and Cruise Passenger saved a couple’s engagement plans

How Cruise Passenger helped an Adelaide couple and first-time cruisers after they became marooned at Circular Quay.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Nov 2 2023

Another milestone for the return of cruising as The Pacific Adventure meets Pacific Explorer

Sydney Harbour saw a return to its busiest today with the Carnival Splendor leaving on its first cruise, and Pacific Explorer and the all-new Pacific Adventure passing at Fort Denison. Both Explorer and Adventure sounded […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Oct 1 2022

Dr Seuss versus Mickey Mouse – who will you choose to cruise with?

It’s a case of Dr Seuss versus Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Who will win in this battle for the hearts, minds and wallets of Aussie families with kids looking for a cruise holiday at sea? […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Sep 30 2022

Carnival Splendor comes home as epic cruise season begins

Promising 18 ships from eight brands this summer with 667 turnarounds and port calls to 33 destinations, Carnival kicked off the 2022 wave season this morning in spectacular style with the arrival of Carnival Splendor. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 30 2022

Carnival Cruise Line announces the Splendor will return in October

Carnival Cruise Line today announced its first cruise back in Australian waters in over two years, with the sailing on the Carnival Splendor on sale now. Carnival’s Fun Ships were moved out of the wave […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 6 2022

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

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 Splendor – the ship that’s made for fun

The kids have flown the coop.  The house is empty. Now is the time to take a holiday to relax and rekindle the connection with your other half. If you want to kick up your […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 13 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

Get 70 per cent off cruises as lines battle to win back passengers

Cruise lines are slashing fares by up to 70 per cent in a concerted effort to attract passengers back to holiday on the high seas post COVID-19 pandemic. Blue Lagoon Cruises is offering 70 per […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 5 2020