Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Melbourne, in Australia's state of Victoria (VIC), is home to an interesting mixture of historic Victorian architecture and breathtaking modern buildings. With a vibrant, street café culture and excellent shopping, Melbourne is also widely considered to be the dining capital of Australia, with an enormous selection of cuisine. It is a lively, exciting city with a friendly multicultural population.

Melbourne has an abundance of parks, wide roads, and boulevards and is also the cultural and sporting capital of Australia, with world class sporting facilities and an abundance of museums, galleries and theatres.

Lying directly on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne offers easy access to the many different areas including the the Victorian Alps in the east, the Grampians and Great Ocean Road in the west and the fertile river valleys of the Murray in the north, to name just a few.

Things to See and Do

* Federation Square
* Shopping in South Yarra
* Southbank and Crown Casino
* Royal Botanic Gardens
* Melbourne Zoo

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD$)
Language – English
Land Area – 8,806 km²
Population – 4,000,000 approx
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus ten hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 61

Port Location – The Port of Melbourne is located approximately 4 km’s from the Melbourne CBD.

Transport Links – Melbourne’s Tullamarine airport offers national and international flights worldwide. There are coach and rail links to most other capital cities.

There is an extensive transport system including trams, trains and buses. Rental cars and taxis are available or the city centre is easy to get around on foot.

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Cruises from Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Cruise Date Duration
Grand, New Zealand (A234) ex Melbourne return 04/11/22 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, 13 Night Kiwi Adventure ex Melbourne Return 15/11/22 13 nts
Grand, Queensland (A235) ex Melbourne return 17/11/22 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, 4 Night Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 28/11/22 4 nts
Grand, New Zealand (A236) ex Melbourne return 01/12/22 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, A Taste of Tasmania ex Melbourne return 02/12/22 7 nts
Star Breeze, Tasman Sea Treasures ex Melbourne to Auckland 04/12/22 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne return 09/12/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, A Tribute to the King ex Melbourne return 12/12/22 4 nts
Grand, Southern Australia Explorer (A237A) ex Melbourne to Adelaide 14/12/22 5 nts
Grand, Southern Australia Explorer (A237) ex Melbourne return 14/12/22 7 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 21 Nights New Zealand And Tasmania (Christmas And New Year) (Q235A) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Austral 15/12/22 21 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 7 Nights Tasmania (Q235) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 15/12/22 7 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 16/12/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Christmas Cruise ex Melbourne Return 19/12/22 8 nts
Grand, New Zealand (A301) ex Melbourne return 21/12/22 13 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 14 Nights New Zealand (Christmas And Newyear) (Q301) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 22/12/22 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 27/12/22 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, New Year's Eve Cruise ex Melbourne return 30/12/22 12 nts
Grand, Southern Australia Explorer (A302) ex Melbourne return 03/01/23 6 nts
Quest, 17-night Australia & New Zealand Voyage 04/01/23 17 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 2 Nights Australia Short Break (Q302) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Sydney, NSW, Australia 05/01/23 2 nts
Grand, New Zealand (A303) ex Melbourne return 09/01/23 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, Southern Getaway ex Melbourne return 11/01/23 6 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Melbourne to Auckland 16/01/23 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, Kangaroo Island Cruise ex Melbourne Return 17/01/23 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne return 21/01/23 3 nts
Grand, Southern Australia Explorer (A304) ex Melbourne return 22/01/23 5 nts
Pacific Explorer, Australia Day Cruise ex Melbourne Return 24/01/23 4 nts
Star Breeze, Great Barrier Reef & Indonesian Explorations ex Melbourne to Benoa 25/01/23 23 nts
Star Breeze, 10 Night Deep Dive Down Under: The Great Barrier Reef & Beyond ex Melbourne to Cairns 25/01/23 10 nts
Grand, New Zealand (A305) ex Melbourne return 27/01/23 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, Kiwi Adventure ex Melbourne return 28/01/23 13 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 7 Nights Tasmania (Q307) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 04/02/23 7 nts
Grand, Fiji (A306) ex Melbourne return 09/02/23 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, 80's ex Melbourne return 10/02/23 3 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 3 Nights Tasmania (Q308) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 11/02/23 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, Kangaroo Island Cruise ex Melbourne Return 13/02/23 4 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 31 Nights Melbourne To Singapore (Q309B) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Singapore 14/02/23 31 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 8 Nights New Zealand (Q309A) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand 14/02/23 8 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 13 Nights New Zealand (Q309) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 14/02/23 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne to Adelaide 17/02/23 3 nts
Grand, New Zealand (A307) ex Melbourne return 23/02/23 13 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 8 Nights Melbourne To Fremantle (Q310) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Perth (tours from Fremantle), WA, Australia 27/02/23 8 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 18 Nights Melbourne To Singapore (Q310B) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Singapore 27/02/23 18 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 2 Nights Australia Short Break (Q310A) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Adelaide, SA, Australia 27/02/23 2 nts
Grand, New Zealand (A308) ex Melbourne return 08/03/23 13 nts
Grand, Southern Australia Explorer (A309A) ex Melbourne to Sydney 21/03/23 10 nts
Grand, Southern Australia Explorer (A309) ex Melbourne return 21/03/23 7 nts
Grand, Australia Getaway (A310) ex Melbourne to Sydney 28/03/23 3 nts
Grand Princess, 3 Nights Southern Australia Getaway (A337A) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Adelaide, S A. 23/10/23 3 nts
Grand Princess, 5 Nights Southern Australia Getaway (A337) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 23/10/23 5 nts
Grand Princess, 14 Nights Queensland (A338) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 28/10/23 14 nts
Grand Princess, 4 Nights Southern Australia Getaway (A339) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 11/11/23 4 nts
Grand Princess, 14 Nights New Zealand (A340) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 15/11/23 14 nts
Grand Princess, 14 Nights New Zealand (A341) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 29/11/23 14 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 14 Nights New Zealand ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia Return 03/12/23 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, A Tribute to the King ex Melbourne return 04/12/23 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, A Taste of Tasmania ex Melbourne return 08/12/23 7 nts
Grand Princess, 7 Nights Southern Australia Explorer (A342) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 13/12/23 7 nts
Grand Princess, 3 Nights Southern Australia Getaway (A342A) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Adelaide, S A. 13/12/23 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, 4 Night Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 15/12/23 4 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 5 Nights Tasmania ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia Return 17/12/23 5 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 19 Nights Tasmania And New Zealand ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia Return 17/12/23 19 nts
Pacific Explorer, 8 Night Christmas Cruise ex Melbourne Return 19/12/23 8 nts
Grand Princess, 13 Nights New Zealand (A401) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 20/12/23 13 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 14 Nights New Zealand ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia Return 22/12/23 14 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 21 Nights New Zealand ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia Return 22/12/23 21 nts
Pacific Explorer, 3 Night Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 27/12/23 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, 12 Night New Year's Eve Cruise ex Melbourne Return 30/12/23 12 nts
Grand Princess, 6 Nights Southern Australia Explorer (A402) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 02/01/24 6 nts
Azamara Journey, 17 Night Australia/new Zealand Voyage ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand 04/01/24 17 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 7 Nights Southern Australia And Tasmania ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia Return 05/01/24 7 nts
Grand Princess, 14 Nights New Zealand (A403) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 08/01/24 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, 4 Night Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 11/01/24 4 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 3 Nights Australia Short Break ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Sydney, NSW, Australia 12/01/24 3 nts
Pacific Explorer, 5 Night A Taste of Tasmania ex Melbourne Return 15/01/24 5 nts
Pacific Explorer, 4 Night Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 20/01/24 4 nts
Grand Princess, 7 Nights Southern Australia Explorer (A404) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 22/01/24 7 nts
Pacific Explorer, 4 Night Australia Day Cruise ex Melbourne Return 24/01/24 4 nts
Pacific Explorer, 13 Night Kiwi Adventure ex Melbourne Return 28/01/24 13 nts
Grand Princess, 13 Nights Fiji & South Pacific (A405) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 29/01/24 13 nts
Pacific Explorer, 3 Night 80's ex Melbourne Return 10/02/24 3 nts
Grand Princess, 14 Nights New Zealand (A406) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 11/02/24 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, 4 Night Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 13/02/24 4 nts
Silver Muse, Australia & New Zealand ex Melbourne to Auckland 15/02/24 14 nts
Pacific Explorer, 2 Night Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne to Adelaide 17/02/24 2 nts
Grand Princess, 14 Nights New Zealand (A407) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 25/02/24 14 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 21 Nights Melbourne To Tokyo ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Tokyo, Japan 07/03/24 21 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 3 Nights Australia Short Break ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Sydney, NSW, Australia 07/03/24 3 nts
Queen Elizabeth, 31 Nights Melbourne To Tokyo ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Tokyo, Japan 07/03/24 31 nts
Grand Princess, 7 Nights Tasmania (A408) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 10/03/24 7 nts
Grand Princess, 14 Nights Queensland (A409) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Melbourne, VIC, Australia 17/03/24 14 nts
Grand Princess, 2 Nights Australia Getaway (A410) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Sydney, NSW, Australia 31/03/24 2 nts
Majestic Princess, 19 Nights Asia & Australia (8411D) ex Melbourne, VIC, Australia to Hong Kong 12/04/24 19 nts