Orlando (from Port Canaveral) cruises

Port Canaveral is a gateway to some fantastic Florida highlights, including the world-famous Kennedy Space Centre. 

Excursions

Please note: The shore excursions listed are typical for this port. The full programme of shore excursions available for your cruise will be displayed on Cruise Personaliser at least 12 weeks prior to departure.

  • Transfer to Universal Studios Orlando

    This simple transfer will take you to the number one movie and TV based theme park in the world.

    Transfer to Universal Studios Orlando

    Upon arrival to Universal Studios, you’ll be directed to the entrance to purchase your admission ticket.

    At this real film and television studio you’ll enjoy an astounding array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions. It’s the only place on earth where you can ‘Ride the Movies’ and its fun for all ages!

    Nobody puts you in the picture like Universal Studios.

    This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. This is an unguided transfer only and exclusive of lunch, refreshments and entrance to Universal Studios. A local representative will accompany the coach. Guests may experience queues at the ticket booths and to save time or disappointment on the day, are strongly advised to purchase tickets independently online prior to the call. At peak visiting times ticket sales may be restricted, and the queues for entrance and the rides may be in excess of one hour which should be considered when planning your day. It is not possible to visit all attractions in one day. Please take careful note of the pickup time and location as coaches cannot be held for latecomers. The transfer time from the ship into Orlando is approximately one hour each way. US Dollars and credit or debit cards are accepted for purchases. Please note that some attractions and rides may not be in operation on the day.

    Tour code

    PCV_012

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Family

      Especially suitable for families

    Duration

    8 hours

  • Kennedy Space Centre & 'Up Close Experience'

    See the highlights of the Kennedy Space Centre and then experience the ‘Kennedy Space Centre Up Close Tour’.

    Kennedy Space Centre & 'Up Close Experience'

    Enjoy a trip to the fascinating Kennedy Space Centre and take a guided tour to discover the thrilling past, present and future of America’s space programme.

    You’ll have the opportunity to visit the Apollo/Saturn 5 Centre, where you can relive the launch of Apollo 8, then explore an actual Saturn V Rocket, one of only three in the world. Watch a presentation at the 5½ storey high IMAX screen and venture into the Visitor Complex with its life size mock-ups and the Atlantis exhibit.

    Your highlight will be the ‘Kennedy Space Centre ‘Up Close Tour’. Led by a trained space expert, you will be taken on a two hour narrated journey through the space shuttle programme from launch preparation to lift off and landing. You will have close up views of the Launch Pads A and B, the Vehicle Assembly Building and shuttle landing facility. All in all a truly fascinating insight into the world’s busiest space launch facility.

    This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. The Centre, or certain exhibits, are subject to closure without notice. Luncheon has not been included in this tour to allow maximum flexibility. There are plenty of dining options within the Space Centre where luncheon can be purchased. Please remember to take local currency.

    Tour code

    PCV_006

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Shopping

      Shopping

    Duration

    8 hours

  • Florida Airboat Adventure

    Hold tight, as you skim the waters of the Florida swamps on an exhilarating airboat adventure.

    Florida Airboat Adventure

    Be sure to hold onto your hats as you rip across the St John’s River on this fun filled tour. You’ll whisk across the waters at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour into the scenic natural wetlands, crossing deep and shallow waters into the highways of the swamp.

    During the ride, you may come within a hands reach of alligators, snakes, osprey and turtles. As you race across the water, enjoy this opportunity to see eagles, hawks, cranes, egrets and herons soaring above. To ensure you receive the most out of your tour, the ride will be narrated using noise cancelling voice activated headsets.


    This excursion will operate by coach and airboat. Although there is minimal walking on this tour, it is necessary to cross a grassy field to embark the boat. The airboat ride will last approximately 45 - 60 minutes. Sightings of wildlife cannot be guaranteed. A jumper or light jacket is recommended.

    Tour code

    PCV_002

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    Duration

    3½ hours

  • Transfer to Disney Magic Kingdom

    This simple transfer will take you to the world’s most famous theme park, Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom.

    Transfer to Disney Magic Kingdom

    Upon arrival to the theme park, you’ll be directed to the entrance to purchase your admission ticket.

    It's then time to enjoy the fun. The Magic Kingdom is known the world over, with over 40 attractions such as Main Street USA, Adventureland, Fantasyland, Liberty Square, Frontierland, Mickey’s Starland and the fantastic Tomorrowland. The Kingdom is a wonderful fantasy world with thrilling rides and great entertainment. See attractions like the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, the ghostly ‘Haunted Mansion’ or be inspired by the ‘Hall of Presidents’.

    When your hunger pangs strike, there is also a wealth of dining options, including hearty American meals at the Liberty Tree Tavern Restaurant or typical Italian fayre inspired by the classic scene from ‘Lady and the Tramp’.

    This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. Entrance to the theme park is not included and queuing may be experienced. Please note that it is not possible to visit all attractions in one day. Guests are requested to listen carefully as the escort will indicate a pick up time and location. The transfer time from the ship into Orlando is approximately one hour each way. Luncheon has not been included in this tour to allow maximum flexibility. There are plenty of dining options where luncheon can be purchased. Please remember to take local currency.

    Tour code

    PCV_011

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Shopping

      Shopping

    Duration

    8 hours

  • Kennedy Space Centre

    Enjoy a space odyssey, as you visit the Kennedy Space Centre and discover more about a world of space and the planets above.

    Kennedy Space Centre

    On entering the Space Centre, you’ll be amazed at the sheer scale of things. Enjoy the larger than life 5½ storey IMAX presentation of a journey through space.

    Visit the Apollo/Saturn 5 Centre, where you can relive the launch of Apollo 8 and then explore an actual Saturn V Rocket, one of only 3 in the world. Enjoy a front row seat in the Lunar Theatre as man lands on the moon. You will also ride out past the space shuttle launch pads and take a stroll in the world’s only rocket garden! Come nose to nose with the Atlantis exhibit and then it’s up, up and away on the Shuttle Launch Experience, this one of a kind simulator replicates the sounds, sights and sensation of a shuttle launch.

    To ensure maximum enjoyment of this tour, your guide will be on hand to take you through the Centre’s attractions, making sure you don’t miss a thing.

    Your visit would not be complete without venturing into the Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex. Within the Space Centre, you’ll find small gift shops selling souvenirs, making ideal gifts for friends and family at home.

    This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. The US Government NASA facility may close certain exhibits or areas without notice, for security reasons. Luncheon has not been included in this tour to allow maximum flexibility. There are plenty of dining options within the Space Centre where luncheon can be purchased, please remember to take local currency. Guests may be searched on entry as part of the security measures. Only small hand bags are allowed, please ensure you are not carrying any sharp objects i.e. tweezers. Kennedy Space Centre is a very popular attraction and queuing may be experienced.

    Tour code

    PCV_001

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Shopping

      Shopping

    Duration

    8 hours

  • Wildlife Pontoon Lagoon Cruise

    Enjoy a leisurely boat trip around the Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands and get a close perspective of nature as you glide by.

    Wildlife Pontoon Lagoon Cruise

    Relax on a two hour cruise around the Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands. Located in the lagoon estuary of the Indian and Banana River, the Thousand Islands were formed by a breach in the barrier island by a strong storm surge that created a maze of narrow trails and canals through natural mangrove islands.

    During the tour, you are likely to see a variety of birds including ospreys, great blue herons, ibis, storks and pelicans, while keeping an eye out for dolphins, manatees and alligators that have all found shelter in the canals.

    As you glide around the islands, a refreshing soft drink will be served as the captain and his crew pass on their extensive knowledge of the local eco-system.

    This excursion will operate by coach and boat. Sightings of wildlife cannot be guaranteed. Sunscreen and a jumper or light jacket are recommended. Places on this excursion are very limited, so early booking is recommended.

    Tour code

    PCV_008

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3 hours

  • Transfer to ‘The Florida Shopping Mall’

    Take a trip to ‘The Florida Mall’ for the ultimate in retail therapy.

    Transfer to ‘The Florida Shopping Mall’

    Located around 1 – 1¼ hours’ drive from Port Canaveral in Orlando is The Florida Mall, one of Florida’s largest indoor shopping malls with over 250 retailers.

    Upon arrival, you’ll have around 4 hours to ‘shop till you drop’. The mall offers a variety of stores including designer clothing and sportswear, fine jewellery, perfume, gifts and electrical items. You’ll also find well-known department stores such as Macy’s and Sears.

    There are numerous restaurants and eateries available at the mall for you to purchase luncheon and refreshments during the day.

    This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. This tour is unguided but will be accompanied by a local representative. The level of walking is at guests’ discretion; however guests must be able to negotiate steps on to and off the coach. Please remember to take US Dollars for purchases. Credit and Debit cards are also accepted for purchases. Please note that Cunard is not recommending any services for which a discount or offer is available and has not undertaken any assessment or audit of any such services. All such services are supplied by a local operator and customers contract with that local operator. Cunard shall have no liability in respect of such services. All complaints should be raised directly with the local operator. Please take careful note of the meeting point and time for the return journey; coaches cannot be held for latecomers.

    Tour code

    PCV_014

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Shopping

      Shopping

    • Family

      Especially suitable for families

    Duration

    7 hours

  • Transfer to SeaWorld Adventure Park

    This simple transfer will take you to discover SeaWorld Orlando Adventure Park.

    Transfer to SeaWorld Adventure Park

    SeaWorld Orlando Adventure Park encompasses a variety of marine and wildlife and themed attractions.

    Explore areas such as Wild Artic, Edge of Africa, Bird Gardens, Turtle Trek, and Pacific Point Preserve, a 2 acre naturalistic setting recreating the northern Pacific coast, complete with sea lions and harbour seals.

    A fascinating insight into the animal world.

    This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. This is an unguided transfer only and exclusive of lunch, refreshments and entrance to SeaWorld Orlando Adventure Park. A local representative will accompany the coach. Guests may experience queues at the ticket booths and to save time or disappointment on the day, are strongly advised to purchase tickets independently online prior to the call. At peak visiting times ticket sales may be restricted, and the queues for entrance and the rides may be in excess of one hour which should be considered when planning your day. It is not possible to visit all attractions in one day. Please take careful note of the pickup time and location as coaches cannot be held for latecomers. The transfer time from the ship into Orlando is approximately one hour each way. US Dollars and credit or debit cards are accepted for purchases. Please note that some attractions and rides may not be in operation on the day.

    Tour code

    PCV_013

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Family

      Especially suitable for families

    Duration

    8 hours