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Short cruises from Melbourne priced at $238 per person

Major Melbourne based cruise lines offer a range of short cruises for those looking for a quick getaway.

Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess is set to operate a range of short cruises from Melbourne. Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess is set to operate a range of short cruises from Melbourne.
Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess is set to operate a range of short cruises from Melbourne.

Melbourne’s Station Pier, with its prime location along the shores of Port Phillip Bay, makes an ideal starting point for short cruises and quick getaways. The city’s highly developed cruise infrastructure provides a smooth and hassle-free experience for cruise passengers. Additionally, Melbourne’s modern port facilities, combined with the expertise of its highly efficient cruise operators, ensure a smooth departure and arrival process.

Major cruise lines homeporting in this coastal capital of Victoria, such as Princess Cruises, Disney Cruise LIne, P&O Australia and Cunard, offer a range of short cruises listed to suit every traveler’s tastes and preferences.

Additionally, Melbourne is also considered a prime location for dream cruises due to its proximity to different impressive coastal regions. Travelers and cruise passengers can experience the wild beauty of the Great Ocean and bask in the serene landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. Melbourne offers a glimpse of the wonders that lie just beyond the city limits and guests can access them from Melbourne’s doorstep.

Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises offers a range of short cruises from Melbourne for cruise passengers wanting a quick getaway. The company’s best deal is its Summer Vacation Cruise which includes a 4-day cruise to Australia. This crossing from Melbourne to Brisbane has a starting fare of $238 per person. Moreover, this cruise should depart from its embarkation port on December 7 via Diamond Princess.

Additionally, Princess Cruises is also offering a 5-day South Australia cruise as part of its spring offer. This trip from Melbourne to Adelaide has a starting price of $548 per guest, from $658. This allows cruise lines to benefit from a savings of $110 per person. In addition, this 5-day sailing is scheduled for September 28 aboard the Diamond Princess.

Disney Cruise Line

Popular family cruise line Disney offers a range of short cruises from Melbourne. Topping the list is the line’s 2-night Disney Magic at Sea, via Disney Wonder. This voyage is priced at a starting rate of $1,223 per stateroom, valid for two guests. Additionally, this 2 night stay is scheduled for November 1st.

Additionally, the line also has a 3-night Disney Magic at Sea up for grabs priced at $1,584 per stateroom. This trip is scheduled for November 10 aboard Disney Wonder. On the other hand, this trip is also offered on November 17 with a departure cabin fare of $1,624.

Additionally, the line also offers a 5-night Disney Magic at Sea cruise aboard Melbourne. This trip is offered at a starting cabin fare of $2,041. Additionally, this late spring Disney deal is scheduled for November 24 and is bound for Auckland, New Zealand via Disney Wonder.

Additionally, Disney Cruise Line also offers a 4-night Disney Magic at Sea cruise from Melbourne to Hobart. This short cruise has a starting rate of $2,090 per stateroom and is scheduled for November 20.

P&O Australia

P&O Australia has a range of short cruises aboard Melbourne for 2024. First on the list is the line’s 3-night comedy cruise, which offers the best value at a starting rate of $249 per person. This trip is scheduled for November 29 via Pacific Explorer.

Additionally, this 3-night short cruise from Melbourne is also offered on the following dates:

  • November 8 ($509 per person)
  • November 22 ($526 per person)
  • December 27 ($579 per person)

On the other hand, P&O also offers a 4-night trip to Kangaroo Island for cruise passengers wanting to escape a little from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This quick getaway features a best value deal of $559 per guest, scheduled for November 25 via Pacific Explorer. In addition, this 4-night sailing is also offered on the following dates:

  • November 4 ($709 per person)
  • November 11 ($689 per person)

Meanwhile, P&O also has a 4-night cruise to Hobart scheduled for November 18. This spring offer is offered at a starting rate of $800 per guest aboard Pacific Explorer.

Cunard

For cruise passengers wanting a fast luxury cruise experience, Cunard offers a 5-night cruise from Melbourne to Sydney via the Queen Elizabeth. This one-way trip to Sydney is priced at the best value starting at $1,349 per guest and is scheduled for November 12.