Family Cruises from Sydney

There’s nothing like having a world of adventure at your fingertips. And with the fantastic range of family cruises from Sydney, the choice is yours! Some of the world’s most exciting cruise ships depart from Sydney all year round, including P&O Cruises, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises and Princess Cruises. So whatever your holiday style and budget, give your family the experience of a lifetime!

With family cruises from Sydney, you won’t have to worry about your kids saying “I’m bored” during the school holidays. Every cruise ship is overflowing with fun-packed family entertainment and activities for all ages. Plus with family cruises sailing to destinations like the exotic South Pacific islands, New Zealand and the beautiful Queensland coastline, the adventure continues on-shore too!

Family cruises from Sydney to the South Pacific islands

Experience true paradise in the South Pacific. Breathtaking waterfalls, tropical forests and amazing cultural experiences are just waiting to be discovered. Dive into crystal clear waters and explore a whole world beneath the waves. Savour local flavours in the bustling markets. When you book a family cruise from Sydney to the South Pacific islands, you can be sure the whole family will have an unforgettable trip!

Both Royal Caribbean and P&O Cruises offer South Pacific cruises of various lengths. With lots of cruises on offer, you’re sure to find a date to suit your family vacation.

South Pacific Cruise from Sydney

South Pacific Cruise from Sydney

Family Cruises from Sydney to New Zealand and the South Pacific

Cruise across the Tasman to experience the stunning locations and lands of Middle Earth. Family cruises departing from Sydney will take you on an unforgettable journey around New Zealand’s natural wonders. Sample chocolate delights at Cadbury World and race your kids up the steepest street in Dunedin – but not in that order! Sail into the beautiful harbours of Wellington and Auckland and take in new sights, tastes and sounds. Famous as the adventurer’s paradise, New Zealand has something for everyone!

Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas and Voyager of the Seas sail from Sydney for 10 or 14 nights. And Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess departs from Sydney calling at the picturesque Bay of Islands and not-to-be-missed Marlborough Sounds. With all the entertainment and activities onboard, the adventure will begin before you even set foot onshore!

New Zealand Cruise from Sydney

New Zealand Cruise from Sydney

Family cruises to Queensland’s tropical coastline

What better way to explore Queensland’s breathtaking beauty than with a family cruise from Sydney? Bringing Australia’s most spectacular land and marine life in one place, Queensland is where your family will create memories that last a lifetime. Weave through the Great Barrier Reef and witness the wonder in your kids’ eyes. Sail through the crystal clear waters of the Whitsunday Islands. See where the rainforest meets the ocean. And be sure to watch out for whales from the deck. Whatever you do, don’t forget to pack binoculars for everyone!

Family cruises from Sydney sail to destinations including Moreton Island, Hamilton Island, Cairns, Cooktown, Willis Island, and Whitsunday Islands. Explore the fantastic range of Queensland cruises on offer aboard the fun-filled Carnival Legend and P&O Cruises’ exciting new Pacific Eden.

Queensland Cruise from Sydney

Queensland Cruise from Sydney

Your family cruise experience starts here

Get ready to experience freedom and adventure like you’ve never felt before. P&O Cruises’ magnificent ships, Pacific Pearl, Pacific Jewel and Pacific Eden, have everything you need for an unforgettable family cruise. You’ll find interconnecting rooms, perfect for families, with a private doorway between adjacent rooms. Alternatively, all cruise ships provide a variety of balcony, ocean view and interior staterooms to suit all budgets.

From live music and gravity-defying circus performance to adults-only comedy shows, there’s something for everyone! Kids of all ages can battle it out on racecar simulators and zip line across the deck. Can’t handle the heights? Watch in awe as the Pacific Cirque Acrobatic Troupe twirl, twist and fly in the high-wire circus arena over the pool deck. And even the littlest cruisers will be entertained thanks to the dedicated kids’ zones and kids’ clubs for ages 3 to 17.

Tasmania Cruise from Sydney

Tasmania Cruise from Sydney

Experience a legendary family holiday

Is fun at the top of your holiday wish list? Departing from Sydney over the summer months, Carnival Legend packs fun and entertainment into every last bit of its 293 metres. Renowned for its humongous Green Thunder waterslide and Waterworks on-deck waterpark, you’re guaranteed a splashing time. Carnival Legend features entertainment by Camp Carnival, Hasbro – The Game Show, Seuss at Sea, as well as three supervised youth areas, three pools and a kids’ splash zone. Meanwhile, parents can relax in the adults-only Serenity lounge and Fountain of Youth say spa. At the end of the day, why not get together for the 24-hour pizza and ice-cream service and catch up on all your fun?

Fremantle Cruise from Sydney

Fremantle Cruise from Sydney

Family cruises from Sydney to dazzle and delight

Get ready to be wowed when you take the family on a Royal Caribbean cruise. DreamWorks brings a dash of magic to Royal Caribbean ships with characters from all your favourite family films, including Madagascar, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda. Enjoy special parades, 3-D movie screenings, dinner parties and shows with your favourite DreamWorks characters.

Add the fantastic program for kids of all ages, family-sized rooms, and the in-room babysitter service and you have everything you need for the family cruise of a lifetime!

Step aboard one of the Princess line’s Grand-class ships, Diamond Princess, and you’ll never want to leave! One of the largest cruise ships sailing the Pacific, Diamond Princess is filled with endless possibilities for every day and night of your cruise. Highlights include the Movies Under the Stars poolside cinema, adults-only Sanctuary, sports courts and four outside decks with pools, whirlpools, bars and breathtaking views. Kids will enjoy their own age-appropriate activities in the Fun Zone, Teen Centre and Splash pool. Diamond Princess has something for all ages!

Explore the wonders of Sydney

Take in the world-famous sights of Sydney before you depart on your family cruise. The Sydney Overseas Passenger Terminal is located in Circular Quay at the heart of Sydney, and just minutes from the Rocks and Sydney CBD. Got some time to spare? Jump aboard one of the many Harbour City Ferries, which will carry you to Manly Beach, Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium and much more.

Make your family’s dreams come true with family cruises from Sydney. Check out the cruises on offer and book today!

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