Rock the Boat 2025

The biggest Music Cruise of 2025 is here! Rock the Boat is a music festival at sea with 7 nights aboard Carnival Luminosa. Headlined by Jimmy Barnes, artists include James Reyne, Ian Moss, Daryl Braithwaite, The Angels and many, many more!

Departing SYDNEY 19th October 2025 aboard the beautiful CARNIVAL LUMINOSA

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Get ready to Rock the Boat with us because our unique onboard experiences await to elevate your journey. Anticipate the highly awaited artist signing session, where you can meet your favourite musicians up close and personal, and also immerse yourself in the legendary late-night jam sessions that have become the stuff of past passengers’ tales. Prepare for surprises, because never know who might join in for an impromptu jam, creating an unforgettable, intimate atmosphere.

Further, as guests on board Rock the Boat 2025, you’ll also have the pleasure of visiting two idyllic ports of call during the enchanting seven-night itinerary. Firstly, journey to Noumea, New Caledonia, where a vibrant beachside culture awaits, accompanied by an array of indulgent eateries at the postcard-worthy Lemon Bay. Then, embrace the beauty of Mare, New Caledonia—a picturesque island boasting magnificent beaches, snorkelling spots, and breathtaking hiking trails.

Join us on this cool and exhilarating voyage, where the rhythms of music blend seamlessly together with breathtaking destinations. Rock the Boat and experience a journey that will leave you with lifelong memories and a renewed sense of adventure.

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Our passengers return year after year to our Music Cruises, because of their experience having the time of their lives, over and over again! If you’re a devoted live music fan, this cruise is your ultimate destination, where every beat, every note, will set your soul ablaze. Join in on the theme nights which will be advised a few months prior to your cruise so that you can prepare. They are so much fun!

Unwind by the pool, replenishing your spirit for the upcoming night filled with gigs to choose from. Roam through duty-free shops, uncovering delights and bargains. Succumb to the sublime bliss of invigorating spa treatments or embark on a tantalising journey of flavours, savouring the diverse rums at the renowned RedFrog Rum Bar. With the power in your hands, the choices are indeed yours to make. Get ready to embark on a voyage that guarantees excitement, relaxation, and especially, unforgettable moments. If this is your first Rock the Boat cruise, prepare to secure it in your diary year, after year because you’ll never want to miss out.


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Carnival Luminosa Interior Cabin

INTERIOR – from $2745pp twin share

INTERIOR W/OBS VIEW – from $3070pp twins share

Luminosa Oceanview cabin

OCEANVIEW – $3170pp twin share

Grand Vista Suite

GRAND VISTA SUITE – $7545pp twin share (1 LEFT)

What’s Included on Rock the Boat?

All gigs on the ship
Accommodation in your chosen cabin, serviced daily
Onboard activities, swimming pools, adults-only retreat, Mini Golf, Sports Courts, Gym, casino and more
Meals at multiple restaurants (speciality dining at a fee)
Room Service (fee applies for some items)
Port charges and government taxes

Cloud 9 Spa Staterooms also include :

Priority spa reservations
Unlimited use of Thermal Suites, plus scrub kit
Unlimited use of Hydrotherapy Pool
Exclusive discounts on treatments during port days
Cloud 9 Spa bathrobes and slippers
Upgraded ELEMIS in-stateroom toiletries
Two complimentary fitness classes (per guest)
Complimentary body composition analysis



  • Twin beds convertible to King (some with 3rd and 4th beds), sitting area, private bathroom and dresser area. Television, phone, safe, mini-bar, daily housekeeping and turndown service.
  • Oceanview cabins have a window with ocean views.
  • Balcony cabins feature a furnished balcony (some have obstructed views – your cruise specialist will advise of your options).
  • Cloud 9 Spa Cabins include access to the Cloud 9 Spa for the first 2 passengers in the cabin.

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