Cruise ship lines that leave from Port Canaveral include Carnival, Disney, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. Ranked as one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, Port Canaveral features multi-day embarkations and has become a vacation destination in its own right.Continue Reading
Port Canaveral cruise ships from Carnival include the Sensation, Liberty and Sunshine. Carnival offers family-friendly cruises. As of 2015, it is the largest cruise ship company in the world.
Disney ships include the Dream, Fantasy and Magic. Disney ships, also family-friendly, feature many extensions of hospitality that have made the nearby Orlando resort famous.
Royal Caribbean offerings include the Enchantment of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas and Quantum of the Seas. Royal Caribbean has frequently received the Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean designation from the Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards.
Norwegian features one ship, the Breakway. Norwegian cruise ships feature "freestyle cruising," a concept that does not enforce fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating.
All four cruise lines offer ports of call at such destinations as Freeport (Bahamas), Nassau (Bahamas), St. Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands), Key West (Florida), Cozumel (Mexico) and San Juan (Puerto Rico). Excursions to nearby shops, beaches, resorts and water parks are available at each port.Learn more about Geography