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

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  • 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

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

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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

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