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Carnival Luminosa heads back to Brisbane for second season

Flashback: Lights from 61 windows beamed a special message to Queensland when Carnival Luminosa arrived in Brisbane for the first time in October 2022
Carnival Luminosa sailed from Seattle Friday on a 31-day repositioning voyage to Brisbane for her second cruise season there which runs from October 15 until April 2024.

The former Costa Cruises’ Costa Luminosa was the first Carnival ship to sail from Brisbane when she commenced her first season in November 2022 until April this year.

During Costa Luminosa’s repositioning voyage, she will call at ports in Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia.

Season’s 31 cruises

She will operate 31 cruises during her second season at the Brisbane International Cruise Terminal, visiting  Airlie Beach, the Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea.

Her first cruise is a seven-night sailing to the Great Barrier Reef on October 15.

‘After a fantastic season in North America, we’re so excited to be welcoming Carnival Luminosa back home to Brisbane,’ VP Kara Glamore said.

‘We know Queenslanders have been eagerly awaiting her return and our crew can’t wait to welcome our Aussie guests back on board to experience all the fun they have come to know and love on a Carnival cruise,’ Glamore said.

Carnival Luminosa arrives at the Brisbane International Cruise Terminal for a second season on October 15