Cruises from Sydney to Tasmania | 2017-2018 cruising season

Discover the natural beauty of Australia across to Tasmania on a cruise with jaw-dropping views of the island.

We’ve rounded up the top cruises from Sydney that take you on a journey around Tasmania. Find short round trips that show Tasmania’s highlights or enjoy a long cruise to other continents that ensure you witness Tasmania’s stunning sights.

Better yet, continue exploring Australia for a round-the-country cruise that will surely be a trip to remember.

Where do cruises sail to from Sydney to Tasmania?

Cruises that sail from Sydney generally call into Hobart but include stopovers in the Tasmania port cities of Burnie, Port Arthur, Maria Island and Adventure Bay.

During longer journeys, your cruise itinerary may also call into or complete its sail in Melbourne, Fremantle, Auckland, Singapore, Hong Kong or Honolulu.

Both one-way and return trips to Sydney are available on long and short expeditions.

Which cruise lines sail from Sydney to Tasmania?

Top cruises from Sydney to Tasmania

5-night Tasmania cruises with P&O

5-night Tasmania cruises with P&O from Flight Centre - Cruises


  • 5 night sail P&O's Pacific Eden
  • Calls in at Port Arthur and Hobart
  • Departs 9 December 2018

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5-night Tasmania cruise from Sydney with Carnival Cruises

5-night Tasmania cruise from Sydney with Carnival Cruises from Flight Centre - Cruises


  • 5 night sail on Carnival Spirit
  • Calls in at Port Arthur and Hobart
  • Departs 7 March 2019

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Tasmania 7-Night Cruise from Sydney with Princess Cruises

Tasmania 7-Night Cruise from Sydney with Princess Cruises from Princess Cruise Lines


  • 7 night roundtrip sail from Sydney on Sun Princess
  • Calls in at Hobart, Port Arthur, Burnie and Melbourne
  • Departs 16 December 2018

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Where do cruises depart from in Sydney?

There are two ports in Sydney where cruise lines dock and depart from: the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Circular Quay and the White Bay Cruise Terminal.

Most cruises bound for Hawaii depart from the Overseas Passenger Terminal. Larger liners on world cruises tend to depart from White Bay.

The Overseas Passenger Terminal is easily accessed from the airport by public transport. Take the train direct to Circular Quay Station then walk 5-minutes to the cruise terminal.

Airport to cruise terminal transfers

Airport shuttles and taxis are also available and can get you to the port within 25 minutes. Shared shuttles start from $15 each way and can be booked online through City Discovery and Viator

Top deals on Australian cruises

Room upgrade from just $100 with Princess + up to $200 onboard credit

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Worldwide singles cruises from $2,075

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Valid on select sailings in Alaska, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Asia and Europe. Cruise lines include Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Celebrity, Princess, and Avalon Waterways. Sample price is an Alaska cruise.

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Up to 33% off Royal Caribbean cruises

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Valid on select dates until 18 April 2019. Sample itineraries include trans-Pacific to Honolulu, Tasmania, and Singapore-to-Sydney along Australia's southern coast.

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Free extras with P&O + Up to $300 onboard credit

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Valid on select Tasmania, Queensland, New Caledonia, New Zealand and Vanuatu cruises. Get up to $100 GoCatch credit, New Zealand Natural ice cream and onboard credit.

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Up to $3,000 off select sailings + up to $1,000 off airfares Valid for travel on select dates and sailings. Offer is valid on stateroom bookings only. Destinations include Hawaii, Mexico, Alaska, New Zealand, Australia and more. T&C's apply.

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