Cruises From Port Canaveral
Cruises from Port Canaveral go to the Bahamas and other areas in the Eastern and Western Caribbean with 4 to 7 day cruises. Cruises departing from Port Canaveral are offered year round on Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Carnival and of course Disney Cruise Lines.
Port Canaveral is located approximately 50 miles to the East of Orlando, close to the Kennedy Space Station and within an easy drive to Disney World. Disney Cruises have fpour ships departing from this port; Disney Dream, Disney Magic, Disney Fantasy and Disney wonder. All offering the full Disney experience with 4 to 7 days cruises to the Bahamas and other islands of the Caribbean. The Disney Fantasy was built in 2012 and is the sister ship to the popular Disney Dream and is the forth ship in the popular Disney fleet. Designed with families in mind these ships combine luxury and convenience along with the unique Disney magic that will ensure a memorable vacation, for everyone, regardless of their age. The Disney fleet offer a high standard of accommodation and plenty to do for all your family with top notch entertainment and shows and live music and nightclubs for the parents to let their hair down once the little ones are tucked safely in bed.
Royal Caribbean has 4 ships departing from Port Canaveral including their mega ship, the newly enhanced, Freedom of the Seas. There was a time when the Freedom of the Seas was the largest cruise ship in the world. With 10 pools and Jacuzzis, a climbing wall, mini golf course, ice skating rink and their famous FlowRider surf simulator the Freedom offers plenty to keep you busy throughout your cruise. They also have the DreamWorks 3D movie theatre and 22 bars, clubs and lounges to fill your evenings with something different to see and do each night. Other RCL ships out of this port are the Enchantment, Oasis of the Seas and Majesty of the Seas.
All cruises from Port Canaveral with Carnival go to the Bahamas with stops in Nassau, Freeport and one of the private islands like Coco Cay or Half Moon Cay.
While in Nassau, you can try your luck at the Atlantis Casino or enjoy one of the many beautiful Bahamian Beaches. The infamous Straw Market offers shopping treasures and great local food and flair Carnival offers fun for the entire family!
If you’ve ever dreamed of making the first footprints on the beach of a truly secluded tropical island, you’ll have your chance on Half Moon Cay, the Cruise Lines own private island in the Bahamas. Swim, snorkel and sail till the beat of a steel-drum band summons you to the beach party and buffet. Cast off your everyday cares on sun-swept beaches as you play the day away.
There are now longer cruises from Port Canaveral which offer much more extensive itineraries to the Caribbean with Norwegian Ships the Epic and Spirit. These cruises from Port Canaveral include stops in Cozumel, Cayman/George Town, Ocho Rios, Great Stirrup Cay, Port Canaveral, Tortola, St. Thomas/Charlotte Amalie and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas.
Port Canaveral Map and Driving Directions
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Port Canaveral – Directions and Parking Address: Port Canaveral Terminal #5 – Fantasy Terminal #10 – Carnival Glory Northside Cruise Terminals 1492 Charles M. Rowland Drive Port Canaveral, Florida 32920
Travel Time: • 45 miles from the Orlando International Airport; travel time is approximately 50 minutes.
Directions to the Port:
Traveling from the North or South of I-95 – • Take Exit 205 – Beeline Expressway (528 East) • Head east approximately 12 miles toward Port Canaveral • Take exit for Cruise Terminal A • Follow signs for Pier #5 or Pier #10
Traveling from Orlando International Airport – • Take Beeline Expressway (528 East) • Head east approximately 12 miles toward Port Canaveral • Take exit for Cruise Terminal A • Follow signs for Pier #5 or Pier #10
Traveling from Tampa – • Take I-4 East • Exit at Beeline Expressway (528 East) • Head east approximately 12 miles toward Port Canaveral • Take exit for Cruise Terminal A • Follow signs for Pier #5 or Pier #10
Parking: $15.00 per day (rate subject to change by Port Authority) Note: Due to the distance between the parking lot and Cruise Terminal/Pier #10, luggage must be unloaded at the cruise terminal curbside prior to parking; the parking lot shuttle buses cannot accommodate luggage.
• Paved, gated, outdoor parking lot under 24-hour surveillance • Full payment due upon entering the parking area • Accepted forms of payment: U.S. dollars, U.S. traveler’s checks, Visa, MasterCard • No advance reservations required • Vehicles over 20 feet in length will pay $20 per day
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