We’ve been cruising for 90 years

The leading voice of
cruising in Australia,
New Zealand and
the Pacific

Accounting for seven iconic cruise brands, Carnival Australia is part of Carnival Corporation & plc and the leading cruise operator in Australasia and the South Pacific. Carnival Australia operates as a 'House of Brands' comprising the world's leading cruise lines: Carnival Cruise Line, Cunard Line, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises, P&O Cruises World Cruising, Princess Cruises and Seabourn.

Carnival Australia currently have five home-ported ships; Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Splendor, Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess, and P&O Cruises’ Pacific Adventure, Pacific Encounter and Pacific Explorer.

Carnival Australia made a major contribution to the industry goal of a million cruise passengers a year, a target that was reached in 2014. We played a leading role in Australia becoming one the world’s fastest growing cruise market with world-leading market penetration based on population of 4.5%, surpassing the established North American market.

Carnival Australia leads the way in infrastructure discussions at the local and federal government level, lobbies for better passenger services in ports where ships visit, discovers new destinations to visit in the South Pacific and drives the growing interest and passion in cruising.

Carnival Australia employs around 350 staff in its Chatswood headquarters, including reservations, customer service, hotel operations, sales, marketing, legal, people & performance, market planning, shared services and corporate affairs.

On this site you will find key corporate news and resources from Carnival Australia as well as stories, videos and photos for each of our brands and the broader cruise industry.