October brings a lot of things: increased spring sunshine, Labour Day or Queen's Birthday in many states, Halloween and an exciting range of cruises departing from Australia's port cities as seasonal ships make their way back to the region and their home for the summer. On this page you can find the ultimate October cruise holiday from the many different options, and sail off into the springtime sunset for a fantastic adventure!
New beginnings with October cruises
Get a head start on the summer and blow away the cobwebs from the long months of winter with a cruise in October! The first part of the month is generally included in school holidays, making it a great time for families to get away, and the later weeks are during the term when passenger can enjoy a bit more peace and quiet on their cruise. Itineraries are varied and cover all of the South Pacific, including the first visits to New Zealand as it warms up across the Tasman..
' Celebrity Solstice arrives in Australia in October to begin her summer season sailings, as does Carnival
's Carnival Legend. Holland America's Maasdam will be in the area for a circumnavigation of the nation, and a whole lot of other ships which like to call Australia home for at least part of the year will be around, including some Royal Caribbean
vessels and the P&O Cruises
Find your ideal October cruise deal
Price is a factor for most cruise enthusiasts when it comes to picking an itinerary. Bargain hunters, we have your back! All of your options for cruises in October are collected here on one page so you can browse, peruse, compare and track down the one that suits your travel preferences and plans. Filters down the left hand side of the page will help you narrow the choices even further.
We've also made it easy to find the best rates and discounts, with red banners indicating special offers. Whether it's extra onboard credit, last-minute deals, reduced fares or other deals, you'll find a great price on a cruise in October right here.