Family Cruises from Melbourne

Bring your family together for lots of laughs and unforgettable adventures on a family cruise from Melbourne. You’ll be blown away by the choice of family cruises departing Melbourne. Whether you explore the magical South Pacific islands, take a jaw-dropping journey along the wondrous Australian coastline, or enjoy a short cruise to nowhere, family cruising has never been this exciting or affordable!

Family cruises from Melbourne to the tropical South Pacific islands

Take your family island hopping around the tropical gems of the South Pacific. Pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, colourful coral reefs and scared sites are just a few things that make South Pacific islands a dream cruise destination for families. When your ship drops anchor in the azure waters of Mystery Island or the Isle of Pines, every member of your family will fall in love.

P&O Cruises has family cruises from Melbourne to Noumea, Mystery Island, Isle of Pines and more. Spanning 11 to 13 nights, you’ll enjoy wonderful family entertainment and amenities aboard either Pacific Jewel or Pacific Eden before arriving at your tropical destination.

South Pacific Cruise from Melbourne

South Pacific Cruise from Melbourne

Magical family cruises from Melbourne to New Zealand

Embark on an adventure to Middle Earth. Immerse in Maori culture and discover the Land Of The Long White Cloud. With great family cruises from Melbourne to New Zealand, your next adventure is only a click away!

Let your kids walk in the footsteps of Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee. Visit Dunedin’s Cadbury World. And climb the steepest street in the world! Princess Cruises’ Golden Princess sails from Melbourne calling at Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and other breathtaking destinations.

New Zealand Cruise from Melbourne

New Zealand Cruise from Melbourne

Explore Southern Australia’s natural wildlife

If your kids love animals, the South Australian coastline is a must-see. Join P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden for a short cruise to Kangaroo Island. Pack your binoculars and play “Eye Spy” while your kids spot an amazing collection of wildlife on land and at sea. Whales, sea lions and little penguin colonies will spark squeals of delight from all ages. And on-shore, the animal spotting continues with bountiful koala, kangaroos, wallabies, echidna and rare birds.

Want to explore more of the Southern Australian coastline? Check out the family cruises from Melbourne to Robe, Adelaide and Port Lincoln aboard P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel.

Southern Australia Cruise from Melbourne

Southern Australia Cruise from Melbourne

Adventurous family cruises from Melbourne to Tasmania

Fascinating history, dramatic wilderness, world-renowned culinary delights – Tasmania has it all. And the best way to see it all is on a cruise. Explore the spectacular pure white beaches and turquoise seas of Freycinet National Park. Venture into the crystal clear waters of Wineglass Bay. And step back in time at the World Heritage-listed Port Arthur. Princess Cruises has family cruises from Melbourne sailing to Tasmania aboard the spectacular Golden Princess.

Tasmania Cruise from Melbourne

Tasmania Cruise from Melbourne

Short family cruises from Melbourne to Wilsons Prom

Looking for a getaway but short on time? Explore Victoria’s much-loved Wilsons Promontory National Park aboard P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel. Over 3 nights, your family will can witness the huge granite mountains, rainforest, sweeping beaches and dramatic coastlines of nature’s playground. Be prepared to have your breath taken away!

Wilsons Promontory Cruise from Melbourne

Wilsons Promontory Cruise from Melbourne

Discover a whole world of fun on the high seas

With everything from waterparks and kids-only areas, family cruises from Melbourne are ready to make your kids’ dreams come true!

P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel has all the ingredients of excitement, entertainment and relaxation making it the perfect choice for your family holiday. Choose from a range of accommodation to suit your budget, including interconnecting staterooms for larger groups. The best part is every cabin is equipped with everything you need for a worry-free holiday!

Your whole family will love the amazing entertainment and activities onboard. Watch the Pacific Cirque Acrobatic Troupe spin, whirl and fly on the high wire suspended above the pool deck. Let the acrobats inspire you to fly the zip line across the top deck. The P&O Edge Adventure Park is packed with high adrenaline activities for all ages!

Pacific Jewel has dedicated kids-only zones and supervised kids’ clubs for cruisers aged 3 to 17. Your loved ones can enjoy over 40 daily activities with a Kids’ Club program designed by childhood experts.

So there will be plenty of time for you to relax and enjoy your own activities, knowing your kids are having the time of their lives. Treat yourself in the largest floating spa this side of the equator. Indulge in the delicious cuisine at the one and only Salt grill by Luke Mangan. Or simply do nothing if you want to – it’s your holiday!

When it comes to family dining, P&O Cruises makes sure it’s a highlight of your holiday. Young cruisers are invited to an exclusive kids-only dinner every evening at Plantation Restaurant. Plus there is a special kids’ menu and family share platters in the Waterfront Restaurant. Parents will appreciate the Kids’ Club that stays open until 10pm and the late night child minding service. So you’ll have free time when you need it most.

Melbourne to Singapore Cruise from Melbourne

Melbourne to Singapore Cruise from Melbourne

Create unforgettable memories aboard Golden Princess

Melbourne welcomes a new and exciting cruise ship for the October 2015 – March 2016 season. Princess Cruises’ Golden Princess is the largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne, hosting a staggering 2,600 guests. There are endless activities and entertainment options onboard, ranging fro street performers and musicals to the Movies Under the Stars. Relax in one of the four swimming pools or head to the ever-tranquil Lotus Spa and The Sanctuary. Meanwhile, the kids will love the exclusive kids and teens clubs where they can make new friends and discover new things.

Explore Melbourne before you go

Set aside some time to explore Melbourne before you leave. Family cruises from Melbourne depart from the cruise terminal in Port Melbourne, which is just short tram or taxi ride to the city centre. Don’t miss the Arts Centre, State Theatre and the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. And take some time to explore the bustling cafes in the maze of laneways. It’s what Melbourne’s famous for!

With so much on offer, there’s never been a better time to secure your family cruise from Melbourne. Book now!

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