Cruises from Tampa
Popular U.S. Departure Ports
Cruises out of Tampa: Besides basking in the sun and obtaining a good tan, Tampa, has plenty of diverse attractions for the whole family. When enjoying family cruises from Tampa there are a few great places to stop at before or after your time at sea. Busch Gardens, is an Africa-themed park with thrill rides where visitors can also interact with African wildlife. Adventure Island, is a humongous water park with water rides, dining and other attractions. The Florida Aquarium, is a must-see before taking your cruise out of Tampa with other 20,000 species of aquatic plants and animals. For the history buff, visit the Tampa war ship turned museum, SS American Victory or the Tampa Bay History Center.
Cruises from Tampa venture into tropical breezes and beautiful beaches by way of four main cruise lines (Norwegian Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruises, Royal Caribbean and Holland America.) Cruises from Tampa usually visit ports of call in the Western Caribbean with a few lines sailing to Southern Caribbean ports, as well as, the Bahamas.
Cruises out of Tampa typically last around 5 to 7 nights, depending on your chosen cruise ship and itinerary, with a few select sailings that last from 14 to 21 nights.
Some of the most popular U.S. departure ports to cruise out of are: