Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia

Cruises from Brisbane

Discover Queensland's sunny capital city of Brisbane, the gateway to the Gold and Sunshine Coasts

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Cruising from Brisbane gives you the perfect opportunity to uncover the very best of New Zealand, Tasmania and beyond. Try local produce at one of the city’s many farmers markets, and surround yourself with incredible works of art at QAGOMA. Or hike Mt Coot-tha to watch the sun set over the sparkling skyline. From dusk until well after dawn, this city will keep you busy before or after your cruise from Brisbane.

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What You Need to Know About Cruises from Brisbane

Perfectly laidback yet packed with culture, adventure and excitement, Brisbane is a city full of treasures well worth exploring. Here’s everything you need to know about the city, so you can make the most of your cruise from Brisbane.

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Brisbane at a glance

  • Language: English
  • Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Time Zone: Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
  • Docking: Your cruise from Brisbane docks at Brisbane International Cruise Terminal.
  • Attire: Weather is warm or hot all year round, with a rainy season from December to February. Opt for shorts and t-shirts during the day, and pack long pants and sweaters for cooler evenings in June to August. 
  • Transportation: Priding itself on being a green city, Brisbane makes it easy to get around using public transport, offering an extensive network of bus, ferry and rail services.

Things to do in Brisbane

When cruising from Brisbane, walk on South Bank, climb Story Bridge and catch a show at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Or learn about the city’s past on a visit to Boggo Road Gaol, shop ‘til you drop at Queen Street Mall and catch a few innings at the Gabba. Whether it’s a picnic in the City Botanic Gardens or a comedy night at Brisbane Powerhouse, your visit to Brisbane will set the tone for adventure.

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Ships That Cruise from Brisbane

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Our Princess fleet includes some of the best cruises from Brisbane. Find the comforts of home along with the luxuries you deserve on board any of our ships. Discover what makes our fleet so unique.

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