Looking for an amazing family cruise special but not sure where to begin? We’ve rounded up the best of the bunch to get you started. But be quick, they won’t be around for long!

1. Explore New Zealand onboard the brand new Ovation of the Seas

Pack up the whole family for a summer holiday they’ll never forget! Royal Caribbean’s groundbreaking Ovation of the Seas is coming to Australia, and you can experience every single WOW factor with an action-packed cruise to the highlights of New Zealand.

Need to know: Departs Sydney on 9 January 2017 for 14 nights.


2. Uncover Aussie’s fascinating history in Tasmania

Carnival Spirit sails to Hobart and Port Arthur for a fun-packed five days in January. What better way to cram in a cool history lesson before the kids go back to school!

Need to know: Departs Sydney on 24 January 2016 for five nights.


3. Escape to the Pacific Islands

Shhhh…pack your bags and escape late winter with a getaway to beautiful beaches in the South Pacific. P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel calls at stunning Mare, Vila and Lifou. Oh, and don’t forget the kids!

Need to know: Departs Sydney on 7 September for ten nights.


4. Join the party in the South Pacific

Carnival Legend is ready to party during the April school holidays! The 8-night cruise calls at the South Pacific hotspots of Noumea, Mare and the Isle of Pines.

Need to know: Departs Sydney on 10 April 2016 for eight nights.


5. Discover unlimited adventure on Moreton Island

Treat your family to a short cruise getaway to the adventure-packed Moreton Island. Pacific Pearl packs in the value with shows, activities and amazing dining along the way.

Need to know: Departs Sydney on 17 September and 30 September 2015 for four nights.


6. Dive into the Sunshine Coast

Send the kids back to school with a smile on their faces. This 4-night cruise to sunny Mooloolaba onboard Pacific Pearl has the recipe for a perfect family holiday. Swim and play games on the pristine beaches. Say hello to colourful marine life in Underwater World or even swim with Humpback Whales!

Need to know: Departs Sydney on 4 October 2015 for four nights.


7. Sydney to Singapore

Looking for the ultimate family cruise? Head out on Voyager of the Seas for a two-week cruise to the glittering lights of Singapore. Along the way, this action-packed ship will call at Brisbane, Darwin and Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang), where the world’s largest indoor amusement park awaits!

Need to know: Departs Sydney on 16 April 2016 for 14 nights.

Whether you’re looking for a short family break or a longer cruise holiday, there are lots of cruise specials to suit every budget. Check out our website for more inspiration!

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