Restrictions for cruise ships entering Queensland waters

Queensland has worked in partnership with the Commonwealth, New South Wales and Victoria governments, and the cruising industry, to support the return of COVID-safe cruising.

Information for cruise ship passengers

Before booking a cruise, it’s important for you to know current health requirements for cruise ship passengers.

Additionally, the Australian Government's Smart Traveller website has travel advice if you are going on a cruise.

Information for the cruise industry

The Queensland, New South Wales and Victorian Governments have co-designed the Eastern Seaboard Cruise Protocols in close partnership with the cruise industry, to support the safe resumption of cruising across Australia’s eastern states.

See the COVID-19 requirements for the cruise industry for more information.