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.

Port Overview

Cruise Date Nights
Sapphire, Australia Getaway ex Melbourne to Sydney 2020-10-15 4
Sapphire, Tasmania Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-10-15 6
Sapphire, Southern Australia Explorer ex Melbourne to Adelaide 2020-10-21 5
Sapphire, Southern Australia Explorer Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-10-21 7
Sapphire, New Zealand Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-10-28 13
Pacific Dawn, Fiji Explorer Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-10-30 14
Sapphire, Southern Australia Explorer ex Melbourne Return 2020-11-10 6
Pacific Dawn, Kangaroo Island Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-11-13 4
Sapphire, New Zealand Cruise ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2020-11-16 13
Pacific Dawn, Kiwi Explorer ex Melbourne Return 2020-11-17 10
QE, Tasmania & Southern Australia Q035 ex Melbourne Return 2020-11-25 6
QE, Australia Short Break Cruise ex Melbourne to Adelaide 2020-11-25 2
QE, New Zealand & South Australia Q035B ex Melbourne to Auckland 2020-11-25 14
QE, New Zealand & South Australia Q035C ex Melbourne Return 2020-11-25 20
Pacific Dawn, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-11-27 3
Sapphire, Queensland Cruise ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2020-11-29 14
Pacific Dawn, Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 2020-11-30 4
QE, New Zealand Q035A ex Melbourne to Auckland 2020-12-01 8
QE, New Zealand Q036 ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-01 14
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q036B ex Melbourne to Adelaide 2020-12-01 19
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q036C ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-01 21
Pacific Dawn, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-04 3
Pacific Dawn, A Taste of Tasmania ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-07 7
Star Breeze, Penguin Parades to Pinot Noir ex Melbourne to Sydney 2020-12-10 13
Sapphire, Australia Getaway ex Melbourne to Adelaide 2020-12-13 5
Sapphire, Southern Australia Explorer ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-13 7
Pacific Dawn, Southern Getaway ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-14 5
QE, Tasmania Q037A ex Melbourne to Adelaide 2020-12-15 5
QE, Tasmania & Southern Australia Q037 ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-15 7
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q037C ex Melbourne to Sydney 2020-12-15 24
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q037B ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-15 21
Pacific Dawn, Christmas Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-19 8
Sapphire, New Zealand ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-20 13
QE, New Zealand Q101 ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-22 14
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q101A ex Melbourne to Sydney 2020-12-22 17
Muse, ex Melbourne to Auckland 2020-12-22 14
Eclipse, Australia & New Zealand Holiday ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-23 11
Pacific Dawn, New Year's Eve Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2020-12-27 11
Sapphire, Southern Australia Explorer ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-01-02 7
Pursuit, Australia New Zealand Voyage ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-01-04 17
QE, Australia Short Break Q102/Q106D ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-01-05 3
QE, Tasmania Q102A ex Melbourne Return 2021-01-05 8
QE, New Zealand & Tasmania Q102B ex Melbourne to Auckland 2021-01-05 22
Europa 2, Western Australia ex Melbourne to Benoa 2021-01-06 16
Pacific Dawn, A Taste of Tasmania ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-01-07 5
Sapphire, Tasmania Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-01-09 5
Pacific Dawn, Discover Vanuatu ex Melbourne Return 2021-01-12 12
QE, Australia Short Break ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-01-13 2
QE, New Zealand Q103D ex Melbourne to Auckland 2021-01-13 14
QE, New Zealand Q103E ex Melbourne Return 2021-01-13 25
Sapphire, New Zealand Cruise ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-01-14 13
Eclipse, Australia & New Zealand ex Melbourne to Auckland 2021-01-15 11
Pacific Dawn, Australia Day Cruise ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-01-24 4
Sapphire, New Zealand Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-01-27 13
Pacific Dawn, Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-01-28 4
Pacific Dawn, Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-02-01 4
Eclipse, South Pacific Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-02-06 14
QE, Australia Short Break ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-02-07 2
QE, Tasmania Q105E ex Melbourne Return 2021-02-07 7
Pacific Dawn, Asia & Australia Explorer ex Melbourne to Singapore 2021-02-08 17
Pacific Dawn, ex Melbourne to Brisbane 2021-02-08 3
Sapphire, New Zealand ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-02-09 13
QE, Australia Short Break Q102/Q106D ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-02-14 3
QE, New Zealand and Tasmania Q106E ex Melbourne Return 2021-02-14 20
Star Breeze, Deep Dive Down Under ex Melbourne to Cairns 2021-02-17 11
Star Breeze, Collector Cruise ex Melbourne to Hong Kong 2021-02-17 39
Star Breeze, Collector Cruise ex Melbourne to Benoa 2021-02-17 23
QM2, World Cruise 2021 Sector M105C ex Melbourne to Singapore 2021-02-18 27
QM2, World Cruise 2021 Sector M105B ex Melbourne to Hong Kong 2021-02-18 20
QM2, World Cruise 2021 Sector M105A ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-02-18 3
Eclipse, Australia's Great Barrier Reef ex Melbourne to Singapore 2021-02-20 15
Sapphire, Southern Australia Explorer ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-02-22 6
Sapphire, Australia Getaway ex Melbourne to Adelaide 2021-02-22 4
Silver Explorer, ex Melbourne to Darwin 2021-02-24 25
Sapphire, New Caledonia & Vanuatu ex Melbourne Return 2021-02-28 13
QE, Melbourne To Tokyo Q108F ex Melbourne to Tokyo 2021-03-06 39
QE, Melbourne To Hong Kong Q108E ex Melbourne to Hong Kong 2021-03-06 28
QE, Melbourne To Singapore Q108D ex Melbourne to Singapore 2021-03-06 20
QE, Australia Short Break Q108C ex Melbourne to Brisbane 2021-03-06 4
QE, Australia Short Break Q108B ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-03-06 2
Majestic, Asia & Australia ex Melbourne to Hong Kong 2021-03-09 17
Sapphire, Southern Australia Explorer ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-03-13 7
Pacific Aria, A Taste of Tasmania ex Melbourne Return 2021-03-19 7
Sapphire, Tasmania Cruise ex Melbourne Roundtrip 2021-03-20 5
Endeavor, Great Australian Adventure ex Melbourne to Perth 2021-03-24 10
Sapphire, Australia Getaway ex Melbourne to Sydney 2021-03-25 3
Sapphire, Northern Explorer ex Melbourne to Perth 2021-03-25 20
Pacific Aria, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-03-26 3
Le Bellot, Highlights of Southern Australia ex Melbourne to Perth 2021-03-27 12
Pacific Aria, Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 2021-03-29 4
Pacific Aria, 80's Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-04-02 3
Pacific Aria, Kangaroo Island ex Melbourne Return 2021-04-05 4
Pacific Aria, Australia Explorer ex Melbourne to Perth 2021-04-09 6
Pacific Aria, Asia & Australia Explorer ex Melbourne to Singapore 2021-04-09 17
Pacific Explorer, Short Break Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-12-10 3
Pacific Explorer, Kangaroo Island Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-12-13 4
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-12-17 3
Pacific Explorer, Christmas Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-12-20 8
Pacific Explorer, New Year's Eve Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2021-12-28 11
Symphony, New Zealand Allure ex Melbourne to Sydney 2022-01-06 14
Pacific Explorer, Kangaroo Island Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2022-01-08 4
Pacific Explorer, Discover Vanuatu ex Melbourne Return 2022-01-12 12
Pacific Explorer, Australia Day Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2022-01-24 4
QE, New Zealand Q205 ex Melbourne Return 2022-01-27 13
QE, New Zealand & Sth Australia Q205C ex Melbourne Return 2022-01-27 18
Pacific Explorer, Comedy Cruise ex Melbourne Return 2022-01-28 3
QE, Australia Short Break Cruise ex Melbourne to Adelaide 2022-02-09 2
QE, Southern Australia Q206 ex Melbourne Return 2022-02-09 5
QE, NZ and Southern Australia Q206B ex Melbourne Return 2022-02-09 18
QE, NZ and South Australia Q207 ex Melbourne Return 2022-02-14 13
QE, Australia Short Break Q208 ex Melbourne to Sydney 2022-02-27 3
Eclipse, South Pacific Cruise ex Auckland Return 2022-03-02 13

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