Melbourne is the perfect place to start a cruising adventure, with many cheap cruises departing from the Port of Melbourne all year round. Take a voyage to New Zealand, the South Pacific or across to Asia. Choose a short break cruise to the beautiful shores of Kangaroo Island, the rugged mountains of Tasmania or enjoy a few weeks at sea and visit the bustling cities of Singapore or Hong Kong.
There is a wide selection of cruises departing from Melbourne so you are sure to find the ideal holiday for you and your family. A cruise offers something for everyone with many cruise lines providing a selection of dedicated children’s programs and facilities. Our cruise holiday packages include accommodation, dining and onboard entertainment.
Popular Destinations from Melbourne
Enjoy a close to home cruise and discover the great beauty of our very own country. A Southern Getaway cruise will have you visiting Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln and Adelaide. Or tour down to Tasmania and experience the sumptuous food and wine this region has to offer. For a summertime adventure, see the exotic South Pacific Islands such as New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji.
Discover the idyllic North and South Islands of New Zealand, stopping in at Wellington, Auckland, Milford Sound or Fiordland National Park. Enjoy a few weeks at sea and cruise to Singapore or Hong Kong, which may have you visiting other fascinating Asian destinations along the way, such as Bali, Malaysia or China.
Victoria’s premier cruise passenger terminal is Station Pier, which can be found at the Port of Melbourne. Situated approximately 3 kilometres south west of Melbourne’s CBD, Station Pier can be easily accessed by the Route 109 tram. Onsite, you will find lounge facilities, a gift shop and visitor information services.
Prior to your departure, confirm your boarding time with your cruise line provider. Most passengers are required to arrive at the port between 3-5 hours before the scheduled departure time. Passports and adequate photo ID may be requested so be sure to check with your cruise line or travel consultant for the exact identification requirements for your cruise.