Tampa Cruise Port Terminal information
Last updated on November 14th, 2022 at 09:23 am
Tampa Port Authority is located at 1101 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL
This is a smaller Florida port, making parking, embarkation and debarkation relatively easy. There are also many local hotels which offer cruise packages or shuttles to the port.
The only potential negative about cruising from Tampa is the potential for fog which may delay ships leaving or returning to port. Tampa’s “fog season” runs from December to February.
Cruises From Tampa
Cruising finally resumed from Tampa in October 2021 with Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas!
A number of major cruise lines depart from the Port of Tampa to various destinations in the Caribbean. These include:
• Carnival Cruises
• Royal Caribbean
• Norwegian Cruise Line
• Celebrity Cruises
Tampa Cruise Terminal
- the Florida Aquarium and Sparkman Wharf shopping, dining and entertainment area is located on either side of the cruise terminal.
- Parking located directly across from terminal at 810 Channelside Drive
- Within walking distance to the Tampa Aquarium and Sparkman Wharf shopping area.
- Parking garage is across the street at 810 Channelside Drive.
This recently-renovated terminal is located a short distance from terminals 2 and 3. Parking is located onsite at 1333 McKay Street.
Weather in Tampa
September to December is the best time to visit Tampa, with pleasant weather and better deals on accommodations. May to August is the peak period, but the weather can be quite hot. January and April is much cooler, although hotel prices tend to be higher than the rest of the year.
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