Cruise News Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Splendor to be Based in Sydney After Major Refurbishment

Carnival Splendor to be Based in Sydney After Major Refurbishment

Carnival Splendor to be based out of Sydney, Australia from December 2019. The Carnival cruise ship will first undergo a major refurbishment adding new features.

Affiliate Disclaimer

Viking Announces New Return Date for Cruises

The luxury cruise line which operates river cruises and ocean vessels has decided to extend its pause on cruise operations.

Largest Cruise Ship for the UK Heads to Dry Dock Before Delivery

P&O Iona which is a new cruise ship and the largest ever built for the UK market will heading to drydock before delivery to the cruise line.

Another Two Cruise Lines Cancel More Sailings

Another two cruise lines in Europe have decided to cancel even more sailings due to current travel restrictions around the world.

30 Years of Celebrity Cruises! New Video Shows Major Milestones

Celebrity Cruises is marking its 30th birthday by releasing a new video showcasing the major milestones in the past 30 years.

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that Carnival Splendor will reposition to Sydney, Australia in 2019, making it the largest Carnival cruise ship to ever sail down under. The vessel will offer cruises from Sydney all year round and will expand operations for the cruise line in the region even further.

Carnival Splendor Repositions to Sydney, Australia

Carnival Splendors new deployment in Australia will begin in December 2019. The ship which is in a class of its own in the Carnival fleet will first sail an epic reposition voyage from Singapore. That cruise will be one of a kind which cruisers need to keep an out for when bookings open up.

Carnival Cruise Line has not yet revealed the ship’s itineraries from Sydney so do watch out for future posts on Cruise Hive for further details.

Carnival Splendor Refurbishment

Before starting its new service out of Sydney the ship will undergo a major dry dock. Carnival Splendor will be refreshed and catered for the Australian market. The bow to sternĀ upgrade will include new dining options and a thrilling new water park. We expect more specific details of the refurbishment to come from the cruise line in the future.

Carnival Splendor
Photo By Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Splendor Will Join Others

Carnival posted that more than 800,000 Australian passengers have cruised with Carnival since operations first started there five years ago. Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend already are based in Australia year round and with the arrival of Carnival Splendor capacity will increase by 66%.

Carnival Splendor Right Now

At the moment the Carnival cruise ship is based out of Long Beach, California and sails 7-day Mexican Riviera cruises. The vessel also offers longer cruises to Alaska and Hawaii and Carnival will be replacing these cruises with another ship in the fleet. The replacement will be announced sometime in the future.

Carnival Splendor is a 113,300 gross ton ship which can carry 3,006 guests at double occupancy. The ship was originally set to transfer to P&O Australia in December 2019 which is owned by the Carnival Corporation. Months later the company decided to keep Splendor within the fleet.

Carnival Cruise Ships Tendering

Cruise news, tips & trends to your inbox.

Carnival Cruise Ships Tendering
115 Shares
115 Shares
Share via
Copy link