Experience the Ultimate Musical Journey on BRAVO Cruise of Performing Arts onboard Carnival Luminosa!
Australia – Get ready to embark on a sensational voyage filled with world-class performances, unforgettable encounters, and breathtaking musical moments. The highly anticipated BRAVO Cruise of Performing Arts, proudly presented by Choose Your Cruise, is set to take place from the 16th to the 23rd of October 2024, guaranteeing an extraordinary music-themed cruise experience like no other.

Plus many more – over 40 acts onboard!


Australia’s Hottest Rock Cruise ROCK THE BOAT will make history as it sails for the first-time onboard Carnival Luminosa, offering music lovers a new and fresh approach to the ultimate rock festival at sea. Rock the Boat has earned a reputation as the premier rock festival at sea, and this year’s lineup is sure to exceed expectations. With over 30 artists on board, the cruise promises an exceptional musical experience that will captivate fans from around the country. Headlining the event are Australian rock icons:

Plus many more – over 30 acts onboard!


The inaugural FLASHBACK Ultimate Party Cruise is coming in 2024 presenting the ultimate ‘bucket-list’ party cruise experience featuring our biggest lineup of entertainment ever… so LET’S GROOVE!…  Enjoy endless nights of live music, warm island destinations, cocktails, and new lifelong memories… what more could you ask for!? Over 50+ artists performing live on board Carnival Luminosa, sailing ex. Sydney for 8 nights to The Havannah-Boulari Passage, Life & Noumea in the South Pacific Islands.


Human Nature: With 30 years of remarkable success and 29 platinum accreditations, Human Nature is globally renowned for its distinctive harmonies & stellar live shows earning their place as one of the world’s finest pop-vocal groups of the modern era.

Earth Wind & Fire Experience by Al McKay (USA): Performing hit after hit of the super group’s material, with every component of the 14-piece band upholding the high standard of excellence that established the original EWF sound.

The Sweet (UK): Revel in the electrifying performances of the legendary glam rockers known for their iconic hits and passionate live performances.

Marcia Hines: An Australian music icon, and musical treasure Marcia Hines’ soulful voice and enchanting stage presence will undoubtedly captivate audiences onboard with her Disco Inferno Show.

Bjorn Again: Be transported back in time to the iconic era of ABBA with their incredible performances and impeccable attention to detail by the world’s number one ABBA tribute show.

Boney M. Xperience (DE): Get ready to transport yourself back to the disco era and relive the magic of this legendary group. Grab your platforms, flares, and dancing shoes, because The Boney M Xperience are here to make you dance the night away with their amazing rhythms.

Quintessential Queen: A phenomenal show that channels the legendary energy of Queen. With remarkable musicianship and unwavering dedication, they revived Queen’s iconic hits, that captivated audiences worldwide.

Jason Singh – Heaven’s Greatest Hits: Sing along to the timeless classics of our lost legends, brought to life by one of Australia’s most versatile entertainers.

Also just added: The best of ‘The Elvis Era’ ft. Bill Cherry (USA), Ben Thompson (UK), Jay Dupuis (USA), Ted Torres (USA), Moses Snow (USA), Charlie Gaylard, The T.I.C. Band, plus many more.

Get ready to, like, ditch the drama of modern day life and ride the ShipRocked Retrowaves back to a brighter, more bodacious time, for a bitchin’ week-long party!


Take a chill-pill in the sun-kissed paradises of St. Thomas, USVI and Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, rock the acid washed decks with the raddest bands, partake in some totally awesome artist-hosted activities, and witness Swatch & scrunchie fashion assassins kill it during our epic theme nights!


Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to Rock Hard & Vacation Harder once in a while, you could miss it! 

The 2025 Old School Cruise 2.0 Event is back and still the biggest concert cruise event to sail on any ocean. Join Exposé, Stevie B, Sister Sledge, Zapp, Warren G, the Manhattans ft. Gerald Alston, Midnight Star, S.O.S Band and many more legendary artists sailing May 2-5, 2025 from Long Beach with a stop at Ensenada, MX. Get ready to make lifetime memories and friends. Cinco De Mayo weekend will never be the same!

Don’t miss the boat!

The Ultimate Line Dance Vacation.

You can line dance anywhere, but why not do it in the most beautiful parts of the world, with instructors, a line dance family from all over the USA, and with unlimited access to food, drinks, and relaxation? Everything you want all in one package is right here with THE LINE DANCING GROOVY CRUISE. Workshops, themed dance events, pool parties, Island beach parties, and late night top deck dance sessions. Many new friends will be met, and many long lasting memories will be made. Come join us on this fantastic voyage.

Choose Your Cruise is thrilled to unveil the highly anticipated return of BRAVO Cruise of Performing Arts, poised to set sail aboard the majestic Carnival Luminosa for 8 nights from October 11-19, 2025. This extraordinary festival at sea promises an enchanting fusion of world-class musical performances, luxurious accommodations, and breath-taking destinations, making it a must-attend experience for music aficionados and cruise enthusiasts alike.

Prepare to be dazzled by an unparalleled line up of headlining performers aboard BRAVO Cruise of Performing Arts 2025, featuring some of the most acclaimed artists in the world of music:


The Celtic Tenors: Three tenors, one voice. The charismatic, globetrotting trio are the most successful classical crossover act to emerge from Ireland. With their hauntingly beautiful harmonies and dynamic stage presence, The Celtic Tenors promise to deliver an unforgettable musical experience to BRAVO guests.

David Campbell: Co-host of the national Today Extra show for the Nine Network and is one of Australia’s most popular and versatile entertainers, headline theatre, cabaret, and concert performances, as well as being an ARIA winning, multi-platinum recording artist.

David Hobson: One of Australia’s best-known operatic, concert and stage performers, with a repertoire that spans the gamut of musical styles from baroque through to pop.

Silvie Paladino: An Australian musical theatre icon, Silvie Paladino’s soaring vocals and remarkable vocal range enables her to sing a vast repertoire including jazz, contemporary, musical theatre and light opera.

Tom Burlinson: Renowned for his portrayal of Frank Sinatra in “The Man from Snowy River”, Canadian-born Australian singer, actor and TV host Tom Burlinson will transport audiences with his timeless classics.

Jose Carbo: Argentinian-Australian baritone with a rich voice and magnetic stage presence, Jose Carbo promises an unforgettable operatic performance.

Rhonda Burchmore: A true entertainment legend, Rhonda Burchmore will dazzle audiences with her powerhouse vocals and captivating stage presence.

Rachael Beck: A multi-faceted actress, singer, and coach with over 27 years’ experience across local and international stage and screen.

Georgia Wilkinson: A rising star in the classical music scene, Georgia Wilkinson is trained in various vocal styles, and currently starring as Christine Daaé in the European Tour of Phantom of the Opera.

Peter Coleman-Wright (AO): Widely considered one of the most versatile singers in the world today, equally home in opera, concert and recital.

Michael Cormick: Known for originating the role of The Beast in the original Australian production of Beauty and the Beast as a powerful tenor opposite Hugh Jackman as Gaston.

Damien Leith: After shooting to stardom winning Australian Idol in 2006, Damien is a powerful songwriter with an unmistakable voice, who will captivate audiences with his emotive performances.

Guy Noble (Conductor): BRAVO crowd favourite and mainstay Guy Noble will lead the orchestra with his unparalleled expertise, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable musical experience.

Jonathon Welch (AM): Founder of the Choir of Hard Knocks, Jonathon Welch will inspire audiences with his passion for music and community along with hosting the BRAVO Choir initiative onboard.

The Metropolitan Orchestra: Known for their precision and artistry, The Metropolitan Orchestra will provide the perfect accompaniment to the stellar line-up of performers.


Plus, in addition to these esteemed headliners, the cruise will showcase an impressive line-up of artists performing throughout the week, each adding their unique flair to the musical experience.

Choose Your Cruise, Australia’s leading floating festival company, is proud to unveil their highly anticipated return of Rock the Boat in 2025. Set aboard the luxurious Carnival Luminosa, this 7-night celebration of Australian rock icons will embark from Sydney 19th-26th October 2025 on a round trip to the enchanting South Pacific, featuring captivating ports of call including Noumea and Mare (New Caledonia).

Rock the Boat 2025 is not just a festival; it’s a complete immersion into the world of music, entertainment, and adventure. As passengers cruise through crystal-clear waters and tropical paradise, they’ll be treated to an unparalleled lineup of legendary artists and bands, promising an experience like no other.

The festival’s stellar lineup includes Australian acts that have left an indelible mark on the music scene. Headlining the event will be the iconic Jimmy Barnes delivering his raw energy on stage. James Reyne, with his distinctive voice and chart-topping hits, will be another highlight of the cruise. Both acts will bring their signature style to the festival stage.

Among the headliners performing on Rock the Boat 2025 are some of Australia’s most iconic musicians including Ian Moss, revered for his virtuoso guitar skills, who promises an unforgettable show. Timeless rock anthems of The Angels, and the chart-topping hits of Daryl Braithwaite alongside the soulful melodies of Mahalia Barnes, every performance is set to ignite the stage and captivate audiences.

In addition, Russell Morris, a true legend of Australian music, will showcase his talent along with Glenn Shorrock & Brian Cadd, Chocolate Starfish, Southern Sons, Thirsty Merc, Sarah McLeod, Steve Balbi, Lennon: Give Peace a Chance, and Don’t Change – Ultimate INXS, ensuring that every moment on board ticks all the boxes for a music lovers bucket list holiday.

But the excitement doesn’t end there! Rock the Boat 2025 boasts an impressive roster of over 30 performers, ensuring non-stop entertainment throughout the voyage.

Learn More About Cruise