Norfolk Cruise Terminal Information

Update for 2022: Carnival Cruises have announced that they be returning to Norfolk in May 2022 on the Carnival Magic, beginning the 5 year sailing commitment from Carnival to sail from Norfolk.  


The Port of Norfolk,  Decker Half Moone Center cruise terminal is located at One Waterside Drive. The terminal is located beside Nauticus, an interactive science and technology center and home of the Battleship Wisconsin,  the entrance of which is at the corner of Waterside Drive (turns into Boush St.) and Main St. W.


cruise ship at Half Moone Cruise Terminal in Norfolk VA


Carnival Cruise Norfolk

Carnival Cruises is currently the only cruise line which sails from Norfolk.


The parking is located a few blocks away, but there is a complimentary shuttle. It is suggested to drop luggage off at the terminal prior to parking. See here for more details.


Hotels close to the Norfolk cruise port


Norfolk Weather

The weather in Norfolk remains at a pretty mild 10° to 26° all year round. With a marine subtropical climate, Norfolk gets more than 1300 mm of rain throughout year. Although most any month can be wet, most rainfall occurs from April to August. Norfolk’s summers are generally warm and long, with the winter months wetter than the rest of the year while still retaining its mild climate.


Thunderstorms are most common during winter and spring with approximately 12 storms–and sometimes even a hailstorm or two–occurring throughout the course of a year.


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