Cruises From Fort Lauderdale
With 10 cruise lines, over 260 unique itineraries, and more than 580 cruises from Fort Lauderdale, Port Everglades offers more cruises than any other US port. Fort Lauderdale is Southern Florida’s gateway to the rest of the World. Cruises from Fort Lauderdale are offered year round to the Bahamas, all of the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, South America, Asia, and several ports of call in Europe.
For the avid cruise enthusiast make sure you check out the full schedule for cruises from Fort Lauderdale as there are many exciting European itineraries to choose from at great prices.
Whatever type of cruise you are looking for, Fort Lauderdale has it all with first class ships, exciting itineraries and the best that cruising has to offer.
Cruise on the worlds largest ships from Fort Lauderdale. Royal Caribbean offers year round cruises from Ft. Lauderdale on the Allure Of The Seas and the Oasis Of The Seas. Both ships offer alternating 7 night itineraries to Nassau, St. Thomas and St. Maarten on Eastern Caribbean cruises. The Western Caribbean cruises travel to Cozumel, Jamaica and RCCL’s private island paradise of Labadee.
These ships are identical and have some of the most amazing cabins at sea. An example is the AquaTheater Suites – 2 bedroom Suites with a huge balcony – overlook the AquaTheater and the Sea.
Allure and Oasis Of The Seas – AquaTheater Suites
Celebrity Cruise Lines have 5 ships sailing out of Port Everglades offering upscale modern luxury and 4-17 day cruises from Fort Lauderdale reaching out to Caribbean destinations near and far and offering a variety of exotic cruise itineraries.
There are many cruises from Fort Lauderdale to Key West, the southernmost point in the Continental US. Walking is the preferred means of transport in Old Town Key West but you should consider taking advantage of some of the available shore excursions to really maximize on your Key West experience. Popular tours and sites are the Conch Tour Train, Mel Fisher Museum, Key West Lighthouse, Butterfly Museum and the Hemmingway House but there are many, many more available for you to enjoy.
Some people simply like to soak up some of the Key West atmosphere and mix with the locals while taking in some live music at one of the many Key West bars such as Sloppy Joes, Captain Tony’s or the Hog’s Breath,. If you are lucky you might even catch one of Kenny Chesney’s impromptu concerts when he is town.
Everyone should visit Key West at least once in their lifetime and there is no better way to check out the magic of the infamous Duval Street and Old Town area than during your cruise from Fort Lauderdale.
Port Everglades – FLL Port Map and Driving Directions
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Travel Time: – 2 miles from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport; travel time is approximately 5 minutes. – 30 miles from the Miami International Airport; travel time is approximately 45 minutes.
Directions to the Port:
From the Florida Turnpike, I-95, US-1, State Road 7 (441), I-75 and Sawgrass Expressway – – Take I-595 East straight into Port Everglades – Once in Port Everglades, I-595 becomes Eller Drive/10th Avenue – At the traffic light, proceed straight on 10th Avenue. You will approach a sign with instructions that will direct you to the assigned terminal – The entrance to the Midport Parking Garage will be located on the left side of 10th Avenue
Parking: $20.00 per day (rate subject to change by the Port Authority) – Midport Parking Garage: 6 floors; 2,000 spaces – Security-patrolled and illuminated – Full payment due upon exiting the parking garage – Accepted forms of payment: U.S. dollars, Visa, MasterCard, American Express – No advance reservations required – Oversized vehicles up to 40 feet in length will pay $15 per day – For more information: USA Parking, 954-462-7287