Port Guide

Cruise Passenger Ultimate Guide: Overseas Passenger Terminal

The Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) is one of Sydney's dedicated terminals together with White Bay Cruise Terminal (WBCT). 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Mar 1 2024

Best cruises from Sydney offer up to 60% off, saving thousands

As more and more cruisers want to embark their voyages from Australia's iconic harbour city, Cruise Passenger highlights some of the best cruises from Sydney for 2024 and 2025.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Feb 21 2024
Ship Guide

Cruise Passenger Ultimate Guide: Crown Princess

Crown Princess is set to be deployed in Australia this year on a year-round basis starting this October. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Feb 12 2024
Ship Guide

Cruise Passenger Ultimate Guide: Royal Princess

Princess Cruises' biggest Australian Summer Season has officially started with Royal Princess' homeporting into Sydney for its inaugural season down under. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Nov 17 2023

Australian cruisers could sail out of Wollongong so overseas passengers can enjoy harbour views

NSW ports boss pushes to make Port Kembla Sydney’s “third” cruise terminal.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Sep 7 2023

Sydney’s third cruise terminal at Yarra Bay is back on the table

Calls for Sydney’s third cruise terminal at Yarra Bay are back on the table after the issue was raised at this week’s Cruise 360 conference. Steve Odell, the SVP and Managing Director Asia Pacific of […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 26 2022

Celebrity announces bonus 52-night Rome to Sydney repositioning cruise for the Edge

Celebrity Cruises has unveiled a stunning Rome to Sydney repositioning cruise aboard the technologically advanced Celebrity Edge. The ship will be on her way Down Under for her inaugural season in Australia. “This Grand Voyage is […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 12 2021

70 per cent of cruise passengers want third terminal – Exclusive survey

Over 70 per cent of Australia’s cruise passengers believe Sydney should have a third cruise terminal, according to a survey conducted by Cruise Passenger. Only 11 per cent thought another terminal was unnecessary. The survey […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 24 2019

Federal government backs search for third cruise terminal

The federal government has outlined plans to help NSW’s cruise industry, announcing it will be financing the search for a third Sydney cruise terminal. The development of this vital piece of infrastructure, which the cruise […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 11 2018

Cruise lines desperately seeking more capacity at Port Botany

Cruise lines are supporting the idea of utilising Port Botany as an alternative berth due to the lack of space in Sydney Harbour. According to The Daily Telegraph, Sydney’s space issue has forced the government to […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 6 2018

Princess boosts capacity 25% with record five ships, including Majestic and Ruby

Bigger and more modern – Princess Cruises has announced its largest ever cruise season for 2019-20 with the deployment of five Princess ships to cruise in Australian waters. The five Princess ships – Majestic, Ruby, […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Mar 23 2018