8 Nights
From 0 to 11 years

The warm waters and beautiful backdrops of Queensland’s iconic coast are waiting for you! From snorkelling the magnificent reefs to sunbathing on Whitehaven Beach or exploring the luscious Daintree rainforest, this trip has everything for all ages family. With activities, entertainments and spectacular stop-offs along the way, Carnival Spirit is a perfect way to explore the north coast of Australia.


  • Explore the wonderful Whitehaven Beach, tropical Daintree rainforest, and so much more!
  • Delightful food, sports, activities, and kids club, Carnival Spirit has something for all families! 


Sail 9 days aboard Carnival Spirit in cabin category selected  
All meals on board for kids and adults are included
Kids and adults will love the Fat Jimmy’s BBQ, or the swirls 24 hours ice cream
There is a club for all ages kids onboard, Club O2 for teenagers, Camp ocean for your little ones and more!
A lot of sports activities: Fitness centre, jogging track, basketball court
Endless fun on board with all entertainments: The Game Show, The Punchliner Comedy Club, Live Music, Piano Bar, and much more!
Enjoy your access to, the serenity adult-only retreat, pools, mini golf, green thunder waterslide


  • Departs 19 Jun 19


  • Day 1: Wed 19 Jun – Sydney, Australia
  • Day 2: Thu 20 Jun – At Sea
  • Day 3: Fri 21 Jun – At Sea
  • Day 4: Sat 22 Jun – Willis Island, Australia
  • Day 5: Sun 23 Jun – Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Day 6: Mon 24 Jun – Gladstone, Australia
  • Day 7: Tue 25 Jun – Moreton Island, Australia
  • Day 8: Wed 26 Jun – At Sea
  • Day 9: Thu 27 Jun – Sydney, Australia

For full itinerary information CLICK HERE 


At Family Travel, we have a passion for helping families all over Australia create meaningful and memorable experiences. Whether you’re a band of avid campers, adventure-seekers, or if you prefer a little luxury, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for your family. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 100 and one of our accredited family travel specialists can create an incredible family holiday package for you.

The Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back



  • Valid for travel: 19 June 2019
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Advertised Per Adult & Per Child prices are based on an 11-night package for 2 adults & 2 children staying in an Inside cabin
  • Sale ends 17 December 2018, unless sold out prior.
  • Onboard credit is in AUD and based on the cabin category booked.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees   
  • Please note all our holidays are subject to availability at time of booking. Should your dates not be available please note the Family Travel  Booking Guarantee applies. The Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back, no questions asked.
  • Excludes: Travel Insurance, Flights, Visas, Prepaid Service Charges, Specialty Restaurant Cover Charge & Shore Excursions, alcoholic beverages.



Why is this holiday great for kids?

Cruising: Cruising is sure to be a hit with the whole family as it takes all the stress of transfers and logistics away and includes accommodation in family-size cabins, meals and entertainment. Kids will have plenty of activities to keep them busy onboard with shore excursions, supervised youth programs and never-ending family workshops/activities. 

Destination: Travel from Sydney to Queensland on Carnival Spirit. With ancient rainforest, tropical beaches and Australia’s best theme parks, Queensland has it all. Mum and dad can enjoy the vibrant nightlife and fabulous restaurants, while children can play of many of Queensland’s beautiful beaches and explore the exotic wildlife. 

Why is this cruise best for families?

Carnival cruise offers amazing family-friendly activities, dining venues and incredible entertainment that will delight all age and its included in your cruise fare. While the young ones are at play at Camp Ocean, parents can have the time of their lives with comedy shows, nightclubs, cool lounges and more. From the young to the young-at-heart, there truly is something for everyone onboard Carnival cruise. 

Carnival Spirit: A cruise holiday is an adventure for all age. Loads of laughter and unforgettable experiences go hand-in-hand when cruising with your kids. Games, events, and cruise activities for kids are going on all over the ship throughout the day and into the evening hours, making family time a great time. Carnival Spirit has many family-friendly activities, and with all the amenities and dedicated program, children love their cruise vacation just as much as their parents.

Camp Ocean: 2 – 11 years old 

Circle C:  12 – 14 years old

Club O2:  Teenager


Grown Up’s Corner

Mum and dad can escape and have time to themselves on board while the kids enjoy the Camp Ocean youth program. Arranging a night out at a speciality restaurant or a night of song and dance at one of Carnival Spirit theatre performances. During the day enjoy the Spa & Fitness Centre or just relax at the Serenity adult-only retreat, while the kids enjoy some supervised play. 



Wed 19 Jun - Sydney, Australia

Departs 16:00
Welcome aboard Carnival Spirit. What’s not to love about Sydney? Home to countless museums, galleries, world-class restaurants, and sprawling beaches, Sydney is a true adventure wonderland that has something for everyone


Thu 20 Jun - At Sea


Fri 21 Jun - At Sea


Sat 22 Jun - Willis Island, Australia

This Coral Sea island lies outside the Great Barrier Reef and is the pristine habitat for native bird species as the booy, wedge-tailed shearwaters and sooty terns.


Sun 23 Jun - Airlie Beach, Australia

Arrives 07:00 – Departs 16:00
This laidback town on the Coral Sea is the perfect base for exploring the spectacular Whitsunday Islands and the aquatic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Village life revolves around nature, the beach and sea.


Mon 24 Jun - Gladstone, Australia

Arrives 08:30 – Departs 16:30
Gladstone, conveniently situated in the centre of the Southern Great Barrier Reef, has it all, with surf beaches, tropical islands, coral cays and rivers teeming with fish. Whether you’re seeking to an active break or a relaxing escape with kids Gladstone will be the perfect stop-off.


Tue 25 Jun - Moreton Island, Australia

Arrives 09:00 – Departs 20:00
The tropical paradise Moreton Island is just off the coast of southeastern Queensland, Australia. The protected sand island is known for its beaches and steep dunes, like Mount Tempest, the beautiful coral and tropical fish.


Wed 26 Jun - At Sea


Thu 27 Jun - Sydney, Australia

Arrives 06:30
It’s time to disembark and say goodbye to Carnival Spirit. Spend some time in Sydney exploring museums, and galleries, or enjoying world-class restaurants, and sprawling beaches.

Cruising aboard Carnival Spirit will elevate your holiday at sea, to that unforgettable trip you will be longing to relive and build incredible souvenir with your family. There’s heaps of fun on offer and something for everyone; little ones, big ones and the whole family.
Cabin categories  

Inside Cabin

  • 2 beds and shower (Sleeps up to 4 guests)
  • The most affordable way to cruise
  • Room features:
    • Room service
    • 24–hour room steward
    • Soft, cosy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
    • Personal safe for valuables
    • Nightly turndown service
    • Plenty of closet and drawer space
    • Private bathroom and shower
    • Television
    • Individual climate control
    • Telephone

Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin

  • 2 beds, shower (Sleeps up to 4 guests)
  • Large oceanview window
  • Room features:
    • Room service
    • 24–hour room steward
    • Soft, cosy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
    • Personal safe for valuables
    • Nightly turndown service
    • Plenty of closet and drawer space
    • Private bathroom and shower
    • Television
    • Individual climate control
    • Telephone

Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin

  • 2 beds, shower, living area and balcony (Sleeps up to 4 guests)
  • Exceptional balcony
  • Room features:
    • Room service
    • 24–hour room steward
    • Soft, cosy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
    • Personal safe for valuables
    • Nightly turndown service
    • Plenty of closet and drawer space
    • Private bathroom and shower
    • Television
    • Individual climate control
    • Telephone
  • Dining: Discover an incredible dining experience on Carnival Splendor. With its 22 restaurants, bars, and lounges there is something for everyone. Whether you’re seeking for traditional food or a fine meal, there is an endless possibility to share a good moment enjoying amazing food.
    • Included Restaurant: Pizza Pirate, RedFrog Pub, Breakfast Grill, Dining Room, Good Eats, Lido Restaurant, Salad Bar, Seaday Brunch and more!
    • Speciality Restaurant: Bonsai Sushi, The Chef’s Table, Coffee Bar, Nouveau Restaurant and more to discover!
  • Entertainment:
    • The Game Show
    • The Punchliner Comedy Club
    • Playlist Productions
    • Lip Sync Battle: Carnival
    • Stage shows, Live Music, Piano Bar, Karaoke, Nightclub
  • Activities:
    • Art exhibitions, seminars, auctions
    • Atrium, Library
    • Games room, Bingo
  • Spa & Fitness:
    • Fitness centre, classes
    • Spa Carnival
    • Hair beauty salon
  • Games Deck:
    • Serenity Adult-Only Retreat
    • Pools: Fun for all ages
    • Mini golf, Basketball court: Fun for all ages
    • Waterworks: Fun for all ages
    • Green Thunder waterslide: Fun for all ages


What is included in the deal? 
Please refer to the ‘HOLIDAYS INCLUDES’ section. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 100for more details.

Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that my family needs? 
We recommend you see your doctor at least eight weeks prior to travel for advice, and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.

Can Family Travel organise my travel insurance? / Do I need a travel insurance?
We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. Family Travel can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you. Call us on 1300 404 100 and quote Family10 for a 10% discount.

Can I arrange my flights with Family Travel? 
We at Family Travel are fully licensed travel agents and are able to arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 100 to get a personalised quote.

When will my booking be confirmed?
Once your Family Travel Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the Family Travel Reservations team. Family Travel will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking into your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements. The Family Travel team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.

The Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back


What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking?
If for any reason you need to cancel, contact the Family Travel reservation team on 1300 404 100, and make sure you have your travel voucher number and traveller names on hand. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, Family Travel will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. Once we have received a variable request for cancellation, we request it be submitted in writing. Once received we will begin to process your cancellation. 

I haven’t received my Family Travel voucher yet. What do I do?

If you have not received your voucher within 24 hours contact Family Travel on 1300 404 100 and we will resend your voucher by email.

Where can I find full terms and conditions for Family Travel? 
Terms and conditions for each product can be found in the fine print of each booking. Full details on the terms and conditions can be found on the link below.

How many people in a cabin?
At Family Travel we can book cabins that are the right size for you and your family. For Twins, Triple and Quad cabins call us on 1300 404 100.

How do I book shore excursions? 

Guests can book a Shore Excursion by visiting the Shore Excursion desk onboard during their cruise. Guests may also visit Royal Caribbean Cruise Planner to purchase excursions before they cruise.

Are there any age limits to join a shore excursions? 

This depends on the cruise line – the majority, however, are family friendly with no age limitations. Royal Caribbean Cruise line offers a range of shore excursions specifically for families however some activities have age requires such as diving which requires a  minimum age for diving is 12 years. 

What will I pay for on board? 

You will need to pay for the below on board:

  • Alcoholic and premium soft drinks
  • Children’s Fountain Soda Package
  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
  • Beauty treatments in the Spa
  • Items purchased from onboard shops
  • Cover charges for speciality dining and Johnny Rockets

How do I pay for onboard expenses?

An Onboard Expense Account, also known as your SeaPass® onboard account, is the cashless system used for all onboard purchases and services. Depending on your ship, SeaPass cards are handed out at the pier or will be in your stateroom waiting for you. The account may be set up with either a credit card or as a cash account. You may establish a master account and add guests from your stateroom or another stateroom as authorised purchasers on your account. For each purchase made onboard the ship you will receive a receipt at the point of sale. A final statement will be delivered to your stateroom on the final morning of your cruise holiday for your review. Please note all onboard prices are in USD.

Are there any programs for kids on board? 
Please check out Best For or facilities section to find information on what kids can enjoy on board. 

What is a guarantee cabin?

A guarantee cabin is one where there is no stateroom number assigned by the cruise line. A cabin may be assigned any time before travel and may have an obstructed view. 

What type of clothes should I bring?

 On any Royal Caribbean Casual clothing such as Jeans, polos, sundresses and blouses are all the right amount of laid back. Please keep swimwear to the Pool Deck. Shorts are welcomed for breakfast and lunch 

My kids are fussy eaters will there be other option for my kids? 

Royal Caribbean offers a large range of casual dining options and quick bites for meals on the run. With 9 dinning options onboard you are to find something for everyone. 

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