Carnival Cruise Line Sailing from New Port in 2020
Carnival Cruise Line will have a cruise ship based in Brisbane, Australia for the first time starting in 2020. The announcement was made when Brisbane’s new international cruise terminal received approval.
Carnival Cruise Line has never had a cruise ship homeport in Brisbane before. Carnival Spirit will be the first Carnival ship sailing from the port in 2020. The cruise ship will be based year-round in Brisbane and cruise to New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and destinations in North Queensland.
Carnival Spirit’s new itineraries will be announced later this month and open for bookings in July 2018.
Roy Cummins, Port of Brisbane’s CEO, gave the following statement about the new cruise terminal: “This project creates the opportunity for Queensland and its many regional ports to become the nation’s powerhouse for the cruise industry’s continued growth at a time when industry figures