Port Canaveral Authority and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines recently announced that Royal Caribbeans Explorer of the Seas will now be home-ported on Florida's Space Coast beginning November 15th through March 2015.

Explorer of the Seas

Royal Caribbean will offer a new itinerary for the ship as well, a 9-night itinerary that reaches further into the southern Caribbean with stops in Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, and Haiti. Other itinerary options include 4-, 5-, and 8-night Caribbean cruises.

We are pleased that Royal Caribbean continues to provide innovative ships and diverse itineraries for our community, Orlando and other central Florida residents and visitors, said Port Canaveral CEO John E. Walsh. We look forward to welcoming Royal Caribbeans fleet into its new home at Cruise Terminal 1 next month when our state-of-the-art facility opens.

Canaveral also is home port for Royal Caribbeans Freedom of the Seas and Enchantment of the Seas.