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Melbourne Cup Cruise with Carnival

What to expect

Melbourne Cup, Australia
Celebrate one of Australia’s favourite events, and have a lot of fun and adventure on the way. Sail from one Australian icon to another. Start your trip in Sydney Harbour and finish it by watching the race that stops a nation. Make the most of the fun and adventure onboard, as well as special Melbourne Cup deals, celebrations and activities.
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What you'll love

Gourmet food and drinks
Live entertainment
Outdoor activities

Perfect for

Couples getaway
Friends getaway
Wheelchair accessible

What's included

  • 6-night Melbourne Cup cruise onboard Carnival Splendor from Sydney return
  • Reduced deposits~
Sailing includes:
  • General Admission tickets and transfers,
  • Access to exclusive upgrade offers,
  • 3 days at sea with 3 days in Melbourne, and
  • Melbourne Cup activities and workshops.


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Options and details

Upgrade options:

  • Oceanview staterooms from $1,804 per person twin share*
  • Balcony staterooms from $2,299 per person twin share*
  • Want more room? Upgrade to a suite

Cruise also departs 2 November 2025, pricing and itinerary may vary.

Ask your RAA travel advisor about Flight and accommodation packages in Sydney.

Terms and conditions

*Fares are cruise only, per person, in AUD, in complete twin rooms as specified, in lead categories available at the time of publication, inclusive of all taxes/fees/port expenses (subject to change). Offer applies to cabin assignment categories. 50% non-refundable deposits. Offer includes non-refundable onboard credit of AUD 25.00 per person, AUD 50.00 per cabin. Deposit is non-refundable. Offer ends on June 18, 2024. Bookings made as part of a group will include their amenities. Cruise rates are in Australian Dollar, average per person and based on double occupancy. Offer is capacity controlled and is not combinable with any other discount or promotional offer. Rates may vary by ship, stateroom type and sail date. Change fees are not assessed outside of the final payment window. Category restrictions and exclusions apply. Carnival reserves the right to withdraw and/or change offer at any time without prior notice. For full terms and conditions please speak with a travel expert at RAA.