Short Cruises from Melbourne

Our long list of Melbourne cruises are great for escaping the city for long weekend adventures, romantic breaks, or quick getaways. Escape the rat race and Cruise out of Melbourne when you just need to get away from it all. Our discounts and sale itineraries make it possible to secure yourself a short cruise for the price of a cheap flight. With food and accommodation inclusive, Cruises can be a very sensible choice to recharge the batteries after a long work week!

Sailings from Melbourne could take you on 2 or 3 day cruise to Sydney, Adelaide, or Tasmania.

For an entertaining option, you may choose a Food & Wine Cruise, Comedy Cruise or sailing to the Apple Isle.

Long Weekend options can be very busy, so please ensure you allow enough lead time before booking. Last Minute options are also available at short notice and can sometimes be heavily reduced.

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Food & Wine Cruises

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With presentations from food and wine personalities brush up your skills or find a new signature dish. Wine tasting or Barista classes may be more to your liking. Food and Wine Cruises are a great choice for a quick getaway whether you are a solo, partnered or travelling with friends or family.


Comedy Cruises


Comedy Cruises from Melbourne are a great introduction to cruising life. Sailing with an abundance of Australia’s finest comedic talent. These sailing options are great way to combine a short holiday with some great entertainment onboard.


Tasmania Cruises


Princess and P&O both operate short Tasmania Cruises. Whether you want a simple taste of the Apple Isle or a full cruise around the Island we have a number of options available. Stops may include historic Port Arthur Burnie, Launceston and Hobart.


Southern Australia Cruises

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Cruises around Southern Australia departing Victoria could have you docking in ports such as Phillip Island, Wilsons Promontory, or the South Australia region (Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Port Lincoln). Itineraries vary according to length.


Coastal Cruises


Cruises to Sydney are a popular choice for Melburnians wanting a quick getaway at a very reasonable price. Sailings are usually 2 days one way to Sydney. Another option from Victoria could be a 4 night return trip to Eden (NSW) to get a quick taste of cruising life.