Port Canaveral Cruises

Your Space to Sail Away

Four million cruise passengers can't be wrong each year. That's how many vacationers sail off into adventure aboard one of the beautiful cruise ships that glide in and out of Port Canaveral. As the world’s third largest cruise passenger port, Port Canaveral is a homeport to Carnival Cruise LineDisney Cruise LineNorwegian Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean International. These companies offer some of the most innovative cruise experiences to the Caribbean on the high seas today.

Voted "Best North American Homeport"

Port Canaveral has been named the “Best North American Homeport” by Cruise Critic U.S. Editors’ Picks Awards. This is the eighth year that Cruise Critic®, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has held the recognition naming the best of the cruise industry in 25 categories, chosen by Cruise Critic’s international team of editors.

Cruising is great, and it's even better when you either start or complete your vacation by exploring the nearby beaches, nature and area attractions. The port itself has a multitude of great activities from fishing to kayaking to swimming to dining and entertainment.

Port Canaveral boasts a spectacular welcome center, Exploration Tower, that contains state-of-the-art interactive exhibits depicting the rich history, maritime resources and recreational offerings of the Space Coast. Observation decks on the top floors overlook the port plus the exciting historical sites around it relating to early Spanish exploration, Revolutionary battles, the voyage of mankind into space...and more.

Don't Miss the Boat!

You’ve spent months planning your dream cruise from Port Canaveral. Choosing the right ship, picking out the best shore excursions, looking forward to gourmet meals and having a great time on board. You surely do not want to find that your flight was delayed or get a flat tire on the interstate while in route.

The “Don’t Miss the Boat” packages were designed to put traveler’s minds at ease. By arriving early, you can alleviate any stress and start your cruise vacation with a walk on the beach.

If you’re arriving by plane…

  • Fly, Snooze & Cruise: Some hotels offer to pick you up at Orlando International Airport (MCO) or Orlando Melbourne International (MLB), transport you to an overnight stay, then to the cruise and back to the airport after the cruise ends.

If you’re driving to Port Canaveral…

  • Snooze ‘n Cruise: Over 20 hotels on Florida’s Space Coast offer “Snooze & Cruise” packages which include overnight accommodations before your cruise and parking at the hotel with shuttle service to and from the cruise terminal. 

We want to ensure you get to your cruise, have a great time, and come back again. So start your cruise vacation on the Space Coast with a walk on the beach!

Want to learn more about our coast? Order a Space Coast Vacation Planner. Need more information about sailing out of Port Canaveral? Visit portcanaveral.com

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ULA Delta IV- WGS 10- Rocket Launch January 25, 2019

A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft,…

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DATE NOT SET - SpaceX Falcon 9- Crew Dragon Demo 1- Rocket Launch February 4, 2019

**LAUNCH IS DELAYED - PUSHED TO FEBRUARY 2019** A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch…

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SpaceX Falcon 9 - PSN 6 & SpaceIL Lunar Lander - Rocket Launch February 13, 2019

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