Brisbane is the perfect gateway to explore New Zealand, Asia, the South Pacific or our own backyard, right here from your doorstep. Many cheap cruises depart from Brisbane’s Portside Wharf all year round. Choose from a short break cruise travelling through the beautiful Whitsunday Islands or enjoy a few weeks at sea and take a tour of Asia’s enchanting cities. With a wide range of cruises departing from Brisbane, you are bound to find the perfect holiday for you and your family. Parents can relax with most cruise lines providing a selection of dedicated children’s facilities and organised programs. Our cruise holiday packages offer excellent value, including accommodation, dining and onboard entertainment.
Popular Destinations from Brisbane
Brisbane is the ideal place to start if you want to discover more of Australia’s pristine shores. Choose a cruise that will take you through the Great Barrier Reef to uncover the natural beauty of the Whitsunday Islands before docking at the tip of Queensland. Venture a little further and embark on a cruise through the exotic South Pacific Islands such as Noumea, Port Vila and Lifou Isle. Explore Australia’s close neighbours with a cruise to Papua New Guinea or around the idyllic North and South Islands of New Zealand. For a few weeks at sea, choose an Asian adventure cruise to Singapore or Hong Kong which can have you visiting the Philippines, China, Vietnam or Thailand along the way.
Your cruise ship will depart from Portside Wharf in Hamilton. Situated just 10 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD and 7 kilometres from the Brisbane Airport, Portside Wharf can be found just off Kingsford Smith Drive. Considered a state of the art terminal facility, Portside Wharf is capable of welcoming large luxury ships up to 270 metres in length. The Portside Wharf complex also houses a range of fine dining restaurants, fashion boutiques, luxury residences and a 5 screen cinema complex.
Be sure to check with your cruise line provider for the specific details of your boarding time. Passengers are usually required to arrive at the port between 3-5 hours before the scheduled departure. Passports and/or photo identification is required for all passengers embarking on a cruise from Brisbane’s Portside Wharf, including children. Consult your cruise line prior to departure for the exact identification requirements for your cruise or check with your travel consultant. You will need to check-in your baggage at the dedicated baggage check-in desk prior to the boarding process.