Florida Cruise Lines
Ships leave from terminals in Tampa, Jacksonville, Port Canaveral, Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades and Port of Miami. In addition, Key West is a top destination. There are also a number of fast ferries, day gambling cruises and traditional ferries to get you out on the water. South Florida and the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area are the headquarters for most of America’s cruise lines.
Below is a list of the cruise lines that operate out of Florida ports.
American Cruise Lines – Port: Jacksonville. Cruises northeastern Florida and St. John’s River at selected times of the year.
Carnival Cruise Lines – Ports: Canaveral, Miami, Tampa. Calls itself “The Most Popular Cruise Line in the World®”. Carnival’s fleet is large with a wide array of quality cruise options at good value.
Celebrity Cruises – Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa. Premium cruise line offering luxury, award-wining cuisine and five-star entertainment.
Costa Cruises – Port: Fort Lauderdale. Cruise “Italian-style” on contemporary ships with Italian influences.
Crystal Cruises – Port: Fort Lauderdale. Luxury cruise line providing Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, Panama Canal and west coast cruise destinations.
Cunard Line – Port: Fort Lauderdale. Outstanding British service aboard the luxurious Queen Elizabeth or the Queen Victoria.
Discovery Cruises – Port: Fort Lauderdale. Affordable day cruises to the Bahamas.
Disney Cruise Line – Port: Canaveral. Premium cruise line with legendary Disney service and entertainment catering to adults, families, teens, and children – fun for all ages.
Imperial Majesty Cruise Line – Port: Fort Lauderdale. Offers two night cruises to Nassau, Bahamas with excursions to Blue Lagoon Island.
MSC Cruises – Port: Fort Lauderdale. Offering cruises to the Bahamas, St. Kitts, Barbados, Martinique, Jamaica and Tortola.
Norwegian Cruise Line – Port: Miami. Freestyle Cruising™ to Caribbean and Mexico in a less structured environment.
Princess Cruises – Port: Fort Lauderdale. Premium cruise line with emphasis on personal choice on a wide variety of cruise destinations and itineraries.
Raddisson Seven Seas Cruises – Port: Fort Lauderdale. A large luxury cruise line with several six-star rated ships including smaller yacht-like vessels.
Royal Caribbean International – Ports: Canaveral, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa. Over a dozen ships servicing a wide variety of destinations, itineraries and schedules.
Seabourn Cruise Line – Port:Fort Lauderdale. Ultra-luxury cruises on small, yacht-like ships.