Explore the Best Australian Islands on a Carnival Cruise
If you are currently looking to plan a family holiday, Carnival cruises has a range of family friendly holidays that are sure to keep the kids and the adults entertained and relaxed!
You could set sail around Australia, exploring the best islands, participating in daily activities, shore excursions and enjoying the many dining options that Carnival has to offer.
Whilst planning a holiday can be a daunting task, they also offer free family holiday planning advice, providing you with expertise on destinations and itinerary planning – essentially doing all the hard work for you! Carnival offer peace of mind with health and safety guidance, ensuring that you feel safe to climb aboard.
Explore the best Australian islands
Moreton Island Cruise
Moreton Island is home to Tangalooma, a well kept Australian secret! Tangalooma is host to dolphins, reef covered ship wrecks, beautiful sunsets, white sandy beaches, sand dunes where you can quad bike or use your human power to rush down and crystal clear waters that make snorkeling a dream. A place that truly exudes so much adventure and fun!
Airlie Beach Cruise
Carnival offers an experience where you can truly experience the Great Barrier Reef and all of its tastes, sights and activities. Explore the famous Whitehaven Beach, enjoy a day on a glass-bottom-boat cruising over the Coral Sea or if you want something thrilling, go for a joy ride on a high-speed catamaran! The Airlie cruise has something for all members of the family.
Willis Island Cruise
Willis Island may be small, but it sure is mighty! Carnival can take you here, just east of Carins on the Great Barrier Reef. Home to a vast range of amazing wildlife – wedge tailed shearwaters and sooty terns just to name a few! Be sure to visit the manned Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather station that lives here too.
Island near Australia to discover
Lifou Isle Cruise
Based in New Caledonia, Lifou Isle provides an abundance of scenic and sensory goodness. With beautiful white sand, crystal clear waters and unreal sunny weather all year round, this is the perfect spot for a family holiday to make lots of memories in the water. Partake in diving to see the wonderful marine life or put on your hiking boots and take in the magnificent scenery.
45+ daily activities
Scrolling through the online catalogue of onboard activities, it is no doubt that there is fun for everyone in the family.
Activities include an arcade, a basketball and volleyball court, games, bingo, a library, a build-a-bear workshop, sky zone and even cooking demonstrations and classes. If you are a lover of the arts, Carnival is host to art exhibitions, auctions and seminars. They even offer services to grab that family photo you have been meaning to take for a long time, with Dream Studio and Pixels on board to get some happy snaps.
For adults, there are so many bars to choose from and even a casino! For the whole family, there is entertainment daily with dive-in movies, karaoke, live music, stage shows and a cinema.
On top of daily entertainment options, there are also events with a sail-away party, 80’s night, mega deck party and even high tea, just to name a few.
Catch some vitamin D with the many outdoor activities like the waterslides, pools, mini golf and even a sky course!
The list continues, with a range of shops available for those shopaholics and options to relax or workout with a variety of spa and fitness services. Carnival truly offers an activity for any age and any desire.
Whilst there is so much onboard to keep you entertained, Carnival also offers shore excursions. These see you participating in a range of exciting activities! Through shore excursions you will roam beaches, snorkel and swim in pristine waters, a range of boating activities, cultural and historical experiences, fishing fun, hikes and walks that take your breath away, not to mention the abundant sight-seeing and shopping.
Free kids club
If you weren’t already sold with the amazing destinations, daily activity options and shore excursions, you are going to love the free kids club! Ages 2 – 11 have access to Camp Ocean who will keep your little ones busy, active and having too much fun.
Kids are sorted into supervised, age-based groups who all go off to participate in age-appropriate activities. Ages 12 – 14 are welcome to join Circle C, where they will participate in supervised dance parties, games and outdoor activities around the ship, providing the opportunity to hang out and meet new friends.
Teens are not forgotten, with ages 15 – 17 invited to join Club O2, with a host of activities such as karaoke, sport and video games to name a few, all will keep them entertained, educated and supervised on board. Carnival’s great kids club staff will give you the peace of mind you need to go and enjoy some time exploring ship.
Endless dining options
All I can say is – you won’t go hungry! Carnival has a huge range of dining options, catering to all dietary requirements and ages. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is certainly sorted aboard a Carnival ship. From burgers, pizza, juicy steaks, seafood, sushi, pub feeds, a dessert bar, teppanyaki, pasta, Italian and Mongolian, there are so many delicious cuisines to choose from, all guaranteed to delight your taste buds and fill your belly.