Port of Canaveral

Port of Canaveral


Port of Canaveral is a customer-friendly gateway to major consumer markets and leisure destinations.


Strategically located on the east coast of central Florida, Port of Canaveral offer cruise lines, cargo lines and shippers, business and vacationers the capabilities of a first-class deepwater port with the benefits of a uncongested setting and relaxed attitude.





So Many options

Port of Canaveral have cruises to appeal to many tastes, From there, you can sail off into the sunset on a gaming excursion on Victory Casino or set sail on a 3 to 7 days cruises to the Bahamas, the eastern Caribbean or Mexico's Gulf resort on the homported ships from Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian Cruise Line.


Smooth Sailing

But Many veteran travelers choose us for the relaxed quality of the experience. Your vacation starts at the gate of the Port. Drive in and before you know it, your car is parked luggage unloaded and your island experience begins in one of our modern tropical-themed cruise terminals. Fly in and find yourself delivered to our door cool and relaxed, greeted by our professional and helpful staff.


Take a look

Look through this site and find everything you need to know for a great cruising experience from Port Canaveral, including how to get here, what to expect while you're here, and what to do for fun in central Florida before and after your cruise! 



Take a look with the Interactive Cruise Guide



Park Next To Your Cruise Ship


"Celebrity parking." We all want it. It's the parking closest to the supermarket door, the restaurant entrance, the theater ticket booth, that makes arriving and departing quick, easy and painless. 

At Port Canaveral, they offer celebrity cruise parking to all passengers, close to your terminal and ship. It's just part of how easy and stress-free cruising is from Port Canaveral. 

East, Secure And Convenient

  • Easy in, easy out (see VIDEOS of how easy and convenient it really is)
  • Your property protected in well-lit gated facilities, patrolled 24/7
  • Pay with your choice of cash, Visa, MasterCard or Traveler's checks issued in U.S. dollars.

No Waiting For Transportation

When you park next to your ship, there's no waiting for a shuttle from an independent off site parking lot to take you to the Port and cut down on your first-day time onboard. And when the cruise is over and you're ready to start the trip home, just get in your car and go. No waiting, just freedom. 

No Hidden Costs

When you park at your cruise terminal, you know the total cost upfront. No surprises. 

Whether you park in one of our terminal lots or parking garages, the rate* for the following cruises are: 3-day, $60; 4-day, $75; 5-day, $90, and 7-day, $120 for vehicles up to 20 feet in length. For vehicles longer than 20 feet, the rates are $104, $130, $156 and $208 respectively. 

Preferred Parking is offered at Cruise Terminal 8 and is located right next to the terminal, the rate is $20.00 more than the standard parking rates, regardless of cruise length. 

*Rates are subject to change without notice. Contact the Canaveral Port Authority at 321-783-7831 for the latest information. 

DISABLED PARKING spaces are available and the fee is waived for vehicles that have special equipment, such as ramps, lifts, foot or hand controls; or display the Florida Toll Exemption permit. Call 800-983-2435, extension 2 to apply for an exemption form. 





A Side (North) Cruise Terminals

Cruise Terminals 5, 6 (Scheduled for completion Summer 2012), 8 and 10 are located on the A (North) side of the Port, off of State Road 401.


Cruise Termina 5 - Carnival Sensation, Norwegian Sun

Terminal 5 is an elegant two-story triangular terminal boasting a 30-foot high atrium filled with tropical vegetation and three cascading waterfalls. Embarking passengers glide upward into a glass-enclosed second-floor lounge with water views in every direction, while disembarking passengers, luggage, and ship's provisions move through the downstairs areas.


Cruise Terminal 6 (Scheduled for completion summer 2012)

Cruise Terminal 6 is our newest cruise facility, designed specifically for the modern generation of cruise ships. Sleek and luminous, with awe-inspiring ships' views, the terminal's design includes highly visible ship-linked signage, convenient and safety-conscious passenger and baggage flow, and high-volume processing capacity for efficient embarkation.


Cruise Terminal 8 - Disney Magic, Disney Dream ( Disney Fantasy arriving March 2012)

The first terminal in the U.S. built to a specific cruise line's specifications and for its exclusive use, Cruise Terminal 8 was custom-designed for Disney. It boasts a 90-foot high glass tower, a connecting covered walkway from the parking garage and lots of special Disney touches. The terminal was renovated and enlarged in 2010 to welcome the newest generation of Disney ships.


Cruise Termianl 10 - Carnival Dream, Royal Caribbean's Freedom of The Seas & Monarch of The Seas

Cruise Terminal 10 is a beautiful, modern terminal with all the technological bells and whistles, including an automated baggage conveyor system and three-tiered passenger-loading tower with elevator and escalators. The massive murals of local plants, animals and recreation installed on the exterior of this terminal's parking garage make it easy to locate.

B Side (South) Cruise Terminals

Terminals 2, 3 & 4 are dome-shaped structures located on the B (south) side of the Port at the east end of George King Boulevard.

Cruise Terminal 2 - Victory Casino Cruises

Terminal 2 is reserved for the exclusive use of Victory Casino Cruises.

Cruise Terminal 3 - Carnival Ecstasy

Terminal 3 is home to Carnival Cruise Lines' third homeported ship, Carnival Ecstasy.

Cruise Terminal 4 - Port-of Call Ships

Terminal 4 is dedicated to visiting (port-of-call) cruise ships.

NOTE: Ship schedules and assigned terminals are subject to change. Please check with your travel agent or cruise line for the latest information on where you will be embarking. 


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