Tampa Cruise Port Terminal information
Last updated on September 5th, 2018 at 09:38 pm
Tampa Port Authority is located at 1101 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL
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
A number of major cruise lines depart from the Port of Tampa to various destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas and Cuba. These include:
• Carnival Cruise Tampa – Carnival Paradise & Carnival Miracle (coming Jan. 2018)
• Royal Caribbean – Brilliance of the Seas, Rhapsody of the Seas, Empress of the Seas
• Holland America – ms Rotterdam
• Norwegian Cruise Line – Norwegian Pearl, Norwegian Dawn
Tampa Cruise Terminal
Terminal 2 – Carnival
Located within walking distance to the Florida Aquarium and Channelside Plaza shopping area.
Terminal 3 – Royal Caribbean & Norwegian
Within walking distance to the Tampa Aquarium and Channelside Plaza shopping area. Parking is across the street.
Terminal 6 – Holland America
This terminal is located a short distance from terminals 2 and 3, but there is plenty of onsite parking and has quick access to downtown Tampa.
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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