Ultimate Great Barrier Reef Cruise

20 July - 30 July 2020

This really is the ultimate cruise to discover Queensland’s most iconic and beautiful coast. White sands, stunning reef, nestled amongst tropical rainforest. Set sail aboard the Carnival Splendor from Sydney, enjoy relaxing days on the water and spectacular destinations such as Willis Island, Port Douglas, Cairns, Airlie Beach and Brisbane.

Carnival sure know how to throw a party, with theme nights to enjoy, step out on stage and try some Karaoke or even take on a lip sync battle. During the day take a dip, relax pool side, slip down the waterslides or play a round of mini golf on top deck. This ultimate cruise has it all!

This package includes staffing support (at required level), twin cabin accommodation aboard the Carnival Splendor, activities as per itinerary & all main meals. Each participant will also receive the option for a hard cover photo book, full of their fun holiday memories.


Total Package Cost: $499.00 + NDIS Supports

Departure Point: Sydney Cruise Terminal

Not an NDIS Participant or don't wish to use NDIS funds? Contact Us for a full cost breakdown.

Day 1

Meeting at the cruise terminal, we will introduce everyone to the group, say goodbye to our friends and families then head to the check in desk. Once on-board and organised, we’ll enjoy the views of Sydney Harbour as we sail out and dance away on the top deck, entertained by the crew and DJ.


Day 2

Today we are at sea. Enjoy the facilities, food and entertainment that Carnival are famous for. Go at your own pace, check out a show, take on the waterslides or just simply relax. In the evening enjoy more entertainment and fine dining. If you wish, join in on the themed party night, sure to be loads of fun!


Day 3 

Our first port is Brisbane. Queensland’s buzzing riverside city! Enjoy a stroll alongside the Brisbane river, grab some lunch at one the many cafes clustered in its South Bank cultural precinct.


Day 4

Today we are at sea. Enjoy the facilities, food and entertainment that Carnival are famous for. Go at your own pace, check out a show, take on the waterslides or just simply relax. In the evening enjoy more entertainment and fine dining. If you wish, join in on the themed party night, sure to be loads of fun!


Day 5

Airlie Beach, a hip resort town on Queensland's Whitsunday Coast, is a gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. The Airlie Beach Lagoon is a man-made swimming area with a beach and park set in a tropical backdrop of palm trees.


Day 6

Today we’ll stop off in Yorkey’s Knob. A beautiful coastal town of far north Queensland in the Cairns region. Yorkey’s Knob is a great beach to spend the day, whether you want to watch the kite surfers jump the waves in the wind, check out the multi-million dollar yachts moored at the marina or perhaps you'd prefer taking a more easy going approach, relaxing and enjoying the beachside.


Day 7 

Port Douglas is a town on the Coral Sea in the tropical far north of Queensland, Australia. It's known for its beach resorts and as a base for visits to both the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest reef system, and Daintree National Park, home to biodiverse rainforest. In town, Macrossan Street is lined with boutique shops and restaurants. Curving south is popular Four Mile Beach. We might even be lucky enough to spot a Cassowary!


Day 8

Willis Island is an Island located past the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea, east of Cairns in Queensland. It is the only permanently inhabited island in the Coral Sea Islands Territory. Our scenic cruise will take us over to the island where we’ll check out the weather station and surrounding reef.


Day 9 & 10

Sea days. They’re turning the ship around and heading back down the coast. Enjoy the facilities, food and entertainment that Carnival are famous for. Go at your own pace, check out a show, take on the waterslides or just simply relax. In the evening enjoy more entertainment and fine dining. If you wish, join in on the themed party night, sure to be loads of fun!


Day 11

All good things must come to an end. The view back into Sydney Harbour in the morning is a beautiful sight. After breakfast, we check out and arrive back at the cruise terminal to meet our family and friends to head home.


As listed in our Terms and Conditions - Trusted Travel will endeavor to operate all tours/holidays as planned and to the itinerary advertised. Due to circumstances out of our control, this itinerary may be subject to change.

We understand that not everyone lives near the departure location. If you need assistance getting to and from the meeting point, please contact our friendly Trusted Travel Consultants. They’ll happily give you some helpful tips on how to get from point A to point B.

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