Carnival Cruises From Florida

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Carnival cruises from Florida to the Caribbean are available in large numbers and throughout the year, than from any other US state with cruise ports.

Why is this? Florida, the Sunshine State, has more cruise ports than any other US state.

It also helps that Carnival is the world's most popular cruise line, serving customers in the most popular cruising state - Florida.

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Florida Cruise Ports
Offering Carnival Cruises

Whether you are a resident of or a visitor flying or driving into Florida, Carnival's Fun Ships currently sail from four of five ports located in the state.

Carnival Cruise Line recently suspended sailings from Ft. Lauderdale, but there's hope that they will return to the port.

Families, couples, singles or groups of vacationers may choose to sail from Jacksonville or Port Canaveral on the northeastern coast of the state; Miami Port in the south, or Tampa Cruise Port on the southwestern coast.

Carnival Cruises From Florida Itineraries

You will not be disappointed with the many cruise sailings that Carnival offers from ports in Florida.

Whether you wish you visit Eastern Caribbean islands such as Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, or the Turks & Caicos Islands; Western Caribbean ports of call such as Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios, or Cozumel; or The Bahamas, Carnival offers many year-round itineraries from Florida.

The lengths of Carnival itineraries from Florida ports range from 3-nights to more than 7-nights.

Shorter Carnival cruises from the Sunshine State visit The Bahamas or may include a stop in Cozumel and even Key West, Florida.

Carnival's longer cruises visit the Eastern, Southern and Western Caribbean ports of call.

Dunn's River Falls, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

(Included in some Carnival Western Caribbean Cruise itineraries.)

Fun Ships Offering Carnival Cruises from Florida

Below is an overview of Carnival's ships currently (08/2023) offering Caribbean cruises from Florida. This list is subject to change, so check with your Travel Agent.


Carnival Elation


From Jacksonville Cruise Port - The Elation offers 4-day and 5-day cruises to The Bahamas.

Carnival Freedom

Carnival Liberty

Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival Vista

From Port Canaveral -

Carnival offers cruises from Port Canaveral to The Bahamas, Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean. 

Cruises vary in length from 3-night to 8-night itineraries.

None Currently

From Ft. Lauderdale -

Carnival once offered cruises from Ft. Lauderdale to The Bahamas, Eastern, Southern and Western Caribbean, but does not currently offer any. This may change in the future. 

Carnival Celebration

Carnival Conquest

Carnival Horizon

Carnival Magic

Carnival Sunrise

From Miami Port-

Carnival offers sailings from Miami to The Bahamas, Eastern, Southern and Western Caribbean.

Cruises vary in length from 3-night to 8-night itineraries.

Carnival Legend

Carnival Paradise

Carnival Pride

From Tampa Cruise Port -

Carnival offers sailings from Tampa to The Bahmas and the Western Caribbean.

Cruises vary in length from 4-night to 8-night itineraries.

I have provided you with some information on Carnival sailings from the Sunshine State. This should serve as only a starting point.

In addition, here are some links to specific pages on Carnival cruises from Florida:

Carnival Cruises from Jacksonville

Carnival Cruises from Miami

Carnival Cruises from Tampa

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