Cruises from Fort Lauderdale

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Relish the best of sand, sun and sea on a cruise from Fort Lauderdale with Princess®. After riding through the Everglades or visiting the Flamingo Garden and Wildlife Sanctuary, sail to the Caribbean for an even sweeter taste of island life. You can also head to the Panama Canal and Canada & New England or embark on a Transatlantic cruise. The choice is yours on a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale with Princess.

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On a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to the Caribbean, dip your toes in turquoise waters and relax on golden beaches with a refreshing drink in hand. Travel between tropical islands – like St. Thomas, Aruba and Curaçao – where you can swim with stingrays and zipline through jungles. Discover ancient treasures, meet beloved wildlife and learn about the region’s history from an expert guide.

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Travel back in time and experience the Panama Canal the way it was meant to be on a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale with Princess. Transit the newly expanded locks — including the Agua Clara and Cocoli Locks — and get up close to the engineering wonders that surround you. Between the history of the Canal and the cultures of the region, it’s no wonder the Panama Canal is one of the Seven Cruise Wonders of the World.

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Travel through time as you sail to Canada & New England on a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale. Walk in the footsteps of Paul Revere, hike through Acadia National Park and indulge in crab cakes and fresh-caught lobster along the way. Bask in the coastal beauty of Prince Edward Island, and spend two days exploring the French influences of Quebec City. With Princess, chronicles of the Northern seaboard await.

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Relive the golden age of ocean travel on a Transatlantic cruise from Ft. Lauderdale. Unwind at sea and jump into adventure at each destination. Choose from voyages that take you through the British Isles and the Mediterranean Sea to the Land of Fire and Ice. Or stop by Spain and France on a cruise from Fort Lauderdale. Indulge in the best of every destination with a Transatlantic cruise with Princess.

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From the cultures of South America to the icy terrains of Antarctica, experience the best of both worlds on a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale. In Puntarenas, learn how Starbucks coffee beans are harvested at the company’s only farm. Walk past pyramids in Huatulco, and uncover treasures of Mesoamerica. Or ascend Corcovado Mountain and visit one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, the Christ the Redeemer statue.

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On World Cruises from Ft. Lauderdale, unpack once and visit even more destinations while enjoying additional days at sea traveling between destinations. As you explore the corners of the world, connect with other guests who share your passion for wanderlust. Embark on one legendary adventure and visit locations spanning from the Blue Mountains of Sydney to the castles near Sicily and various cities in between.

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What to Know About Cruises from Fort Lauderdale

Between the beaches, galleries and canals, there’s a lot to do and see in this waterside city. Here’s everything to know about your cruise from Ft. Lauderdale.

Ft. Lauderdale at a Glance

  • Language: English
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (USD)
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
  • Docking: You will be notified as to which pier your cruise from Fort Lauderdale will dock.
  • Attire: We suggest dressing in light clothing as South Florida is warm year round, especially in the Spring & Summer. Also consider bringing a light jacket for when temperatures dip in the evenings.
  • Transportation: While taxis are available throughout the city, many neighborhoods are walkable, and you can visit other parts of Ft. Lauderdale by train, trolley, water taxi and rental bike.

Things to Do in Ft. Lauderdale

On a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale, ride through the Everglades on an airboat for a chance to see alligators and Florida panthers. Spend the day shopping at Sawgrass Mills, home to over 350 retail stores. Enjoy an afternoon boating through the Intracoastal Waterway, home to more than 300 miles of canals. Or indulge in fresh seafood and Caribbean-inspired cuisine while dining at one of the city’s waterfront restaurants.

Ships That Cruise from Fort Lauderdale

Our Princess fleet carries guests to some of the best cruises from Ft. Lauderdale. Find the comforts of home along with the luxuries you deserve on board any of our ships. Discover what makes our fleet so unique.
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Caribbean Princess®

Caribbean Princess® is your ticket to one-of-a-kind-experiences. With our exclusive MedallionClass® service and family-friendly entertainment, sail into adventure on a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale.

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Sky Princess at Sea

Sky Princess®

Experience one of our newest ships on a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale. Home to a pizzeria and jazz theater, Sky Princess® redefines sea travel with luxurious amenities and MedallionClass® service.

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On a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale, you can also enjoy best-in-class service and expert-crafted activities on board Caribbean Princess®, Crown Princess®, Emerald Princess®, Enchanted Princess®, Island Princess®, Regal Princess® and Sky Princess®.

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Stay Longer and Relax

Extend your cruise vacation, and simplify your travel plans with a hotel stay at the beginning or end of your cruise in Ft. Lauderdale. With a Cruise Plus Hotel Package, a Princess representative meets you at the airport and pier, transporting you to and from your hotel. The package includes the cost of your hotel stay, transportation, luggage handling and the services of the representative.

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