Port Canaveral

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Port Canaveral Cruise Port

Port Canaveral is one of Florida's four cruise ship ports and the third busiest cruise terminal in the world.  It is conveniently located just 45 miles east of Orlando.

Cruise ships depart from Port Canaveral for destinations in the Bahamas and Caribbean.  Half-day gaming cruises also sail from the port.

Port Canaveral is used by a number of top cruise lines including Carnival, Disney, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

A number of companies provide shuttle service between Orlando and Port Canaveral.

Car Rentals

Many cruise passengers like to rent a car at Orlando Airport and drop it off at at the port.  Some car rental companies don't charge a drop-off fee for such one-way rentals.

Port Canaveral, Florida
Port Canaveral, Florida

Visitor Information

Port Canaveral

The top tourist destination near Port Canaveral is the Kennedy Space Center.   Visitors can take a tour of the launch pads and discover rockets, capsules, rovers and other paraphernalia from the American space program.

Plan to spend a full day at the Kennedy Space Center and don't miss the Imax films!

Orlando Florida

Orlando is home to the following theme parks: Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando.  There are many additional tourist attractions in the Orlando area.

For further information, please access the mobile-friendly Orlando Tourist Information and Vacation Guide.

Map of Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal

View map of Port Canaveral.

Weather in Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral enjoys a pleasant Floridian climate with daily maximums ranging from a low of 81 degrees in winter to a high of 95 in summer.

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 35 81 n/a
Feb 36 82 n/a
March 44 85 n/a
April 51 88 n/a
May 59 90 n/a
June 69 95 n/a
July 70 94 n/a
Aug 73 93 n/a
Sept 69 90 n/a
Oct 51 90 n/a
Nov 46 84 n/a
Dec 44 84 n/a

Free Wifi Service

Free WiFi Service is available at many bars and restaurants in the Port Everglades area.


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