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Cruises from Jacksonville

5 nights sailing from Jacksonville Nov 13 on
Carnival Elation

 

Inside Cabin $239
Oceanview $324
Balcony $469
Suite $499
plus Taxes, Fees, Port Expenses 

 

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The prices shown are US dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. They include port charges but do not include government taxes or fees, airfare or (where applicable) airport taxes and fees.
Date Port Arrive Depart
Monday, Nov 13 Jacksonville, FL   4:00pm

Tuesday, Nov 14 At Sea    

Wednesday, Nov 15 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 9:00am 5:00pm

Thursday, Nov 16 Nassau, Bahamas 8:00am 5:00pm

Friday, Nov 17 At Sea    

Saturday, Nov 18 Jacksonville, FL 8:00am

 

Additional Elation sailing dates with the same itinerary. Note: itinerary may substitute Half Moon Cay for Freeport or Princess Cays.                    

Nov 4, 13, 18, 27   

Dec 2, 11, 16, 23, 30   

Jan 8, 13, 22, 27   

Feb 5, 10, 19, 24   

Mar 5, 10, 19, 24  

Apr 2, 17, 16, 21, 30   

May 12, 21, 26   

Jun 4, 9, 18, 23   

Jul 2, 7, 16, 21, 30  

Aug 4, 13, 18, 27   

Sep 1, 10, 15, 24, 29  

Oct 8, 13, 22, 27   2018

Nov 5, 10, 19, 24   2018

Dec 3, 8, 17, 22, 31   2018

Jan 5, 14, 19, 28   2019

Feb 2, 11, 16, 25   2019

Mar 2, 11, 16, 25, 30   2019

Apr 8, 13, 22, 27   2019

Cruises from Jacksonville

Elation Bahamas 4 Night

Other Elation cruises with a different itinerary:

Elation Bahamas 4 Night

 

Ports of Call

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

 

 

http://www.fandctravel.com/cruises-from-jacksonville/ Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Things to do and see on Half Moon Cay

 

Half Moon Cay is a private island shared by Holland America, Windstar and Carnival. The island is nine and a half miles around and has nine miles of beach (including an exquisite two-mile crescent-shaped beach), an exterior lagoon and an interior lagoon. The Bahamas National Trust has designated part of Half Moon Cay a wild bird preserve, leaving all but 55 of the island's 2,400 acres untouched and unspoiled and creating a plentiful habitat for a variety of land and seabirds. Spend the day horseback riding or hiking the island's nature trails through the lush broadleaf forest. Enjoy swimming, sunning and relaxing on the beach, or go scuba diving, snorkeling or kayaking. Deep-sea fishing, parasailing and glass-bottom boat rides are available. A variety of water toys are available for rent, including Hobie catamarans, Sunfish sailboats, windsurfing sailboards and kayaks. 

Language: English     Currency: US dollar (US$)

 

Nassau, Bahamas

CLICK HERE for things to do and see in Nassau

 

This capital city is a constant reminder of British influence in the Bahamas. Shoppers will want to hit the famous straw market, while those looking for some relaxation will find their place on the white-sand beaches of Paradise Island. Snorkeling and diving excursions and outings to Crystal Cay and Blue Lagoon Island also are popular. Ships dock just steps from downtown, making it easy to explore on foot. 

Language: English     Currency: Bahamian dollar (BSD), US dollar (US$)

 

Freeport, Bahamas

http://www.fandctravel.com/cruises-from-jacksonville/ Freeport, Bahamas

For things to see and do during your stay in Freeport, CLICK HERE

 

Duty-free stores await passengers in Port Lucaya, but for those not interested in shopping, there is plenty more to do. Grand Bahama Island boasts miles of beautiful beaches, and the clear waters are ideal for snorkeling and water sports. The most popular excursions in Port Lucaya include swimming with the dolphins, going on a rum party cruise, water-skiing, jet-skiing, parasailing and windsurfing. 

Language: English     Currency: Bahamian dollar (BSD), US dollar (US$)

 

Princess Cays, Bahamas

https://www.fandctravel.com/princess-14-night-caribbean-cruise/ Princess Cays, Bahamas

CLICK HERE for things to do on Princess Cays

 

Princess Cruise Line's private destination on the southern tip of the island of Eleuthera in the outer Bahamas is full of activities promising a great island adventure. With a special area dedicated to children's activites, a beautiful beach with barbeque and bar facilities, and a basketball court and water sports pier, everyone in the family will enjoy the day on their own private tropical island! 

Language: English     Currency: US dollar (US$)

 

Jacksonville, FL

http://www.fandctravel.com/cruises-from-jacksonville/ Jacksonville, FL

CLICK HERE for things to do and see in Jacksonville before or after your cruise

 

An active city, Jacksonville, FL offers visitors opportunities to try water sports, fishing, hiking, biking and horseback riding. Visit the headquarters of the Professional Golf Association or the Jacksonville Zoological Gardens, an ecologically aware zoo. The Museum of Science and History has an exhibit for everyone, including a display on manatees and dolphins and an excellent Civil War collection. 

Language: English     Currency: US dollar (US$)

Driving Directions and Parking Information

Dames Point Cruise Terminal
9810 August Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226

The Port of Jacksonville is located approximately 8 miles from Jacksonville International Airport. Parking is $15.00 per day (rates subject to change by the Port Authority, and prices may be higher for oversized vehicles).

Traveling from the North - Take I-95 South to State Road 9-A South (Exit 362-A). Exit Heckscher Drive (State Road 105) and turn right. Cross New Berlin Road, and turn left on August Drive into the cruise terminal entrance.

Traveling from the South - Take I-95 North to Heckscher Drive, State Road 105 North (Exit 358-A). Stay on Heckscher about 4 miles, and turn right on August Drive into the cruise terminal entrance.

Traveling from the West - Take I-10 East to I-295 North (Exit 356). I-295 becomes State Road 9-A. Pass the interchange for I-95, staying on I-295/SR 9-A for 6 miles to Heckscher Drive. Turn right on Heckscher (State Road 105 South) and cross over New Berlin Road. Turn left into the cruise terminal entrance on August Drive.

 

THE SHIP

Carnival Elation

http://www.fandctravel.com/cruises-from-jacksonville/ Carnival Elation

CLICK HERE to get to know the Elation

 

Music from the grand piano in the six-story Grand Atrium sets an elegant tone for the Carnival Elation as guests are welcomed aboard for a fun-filled cruise vacation with plenty of activities, entertainment and dining options. Elation's Way, the broad promenade that spans the length of the ship, is a great place for people-watching and fabulous nightlife. Try your luck in the Moroccan-style Casablanca Casino or take in a show in the two-level Mikado Lounge. For music and dancing, stop in at the jazzy art deco-style Duke's Piano Bar or dance the night away in the Jekyll & Hyde Dance Club. Relax and treat yourself to a massage at Spa Carnival, or if you’re a sports enthusiast, visit the City Sports Park where you’ll find a nine-hole mini-golf course, padded jogging track and basketball court. Afterward, take a dip in one of Elation’s two pools. Tiffany's Bar & Grill, which serves everything from pizza and hamburgers to fresh salads and desserts, is a casual alternative to the main dining rooms. This ship also features an adults-only "Serenity" area that offers bar service, ocean vistas and whirlpools for relaxation.

 

 

 Ship Statistics 
Year Built 1998
Last Refurbished 2014
Tonnage 70,367 tons
Registry Panama
Length 855 feet
Beam 103 feet
Passenger Capacity 2,054
Crew Size 920
Total Inside Cabins 466
Total Outside Cabins 562
Cabins & Suites w/ verandas 54
Suites 54
Maximum Occupancy per room 5
Age Restrictions All must be 21 or older or one must be 25 or older
Dinner Seatings 2
Seating Assignments 
in Main Dining Room
Assigned and open seating available
Dining Hours 6:00 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.
Dining Room Dress Code Dining
Tipping Recommended? Yes
Tipping Guidelines Cruises departing before September 1, 2016:$12.00 per guest, per day. Cruises departing on or after September 1, 2016:$12.95 per person, per day for guests sailing in standard staterooms and $13.95 per person, per day for guests in suite accommodations. These amounts are automatically charged to onboard account (amount can be adjusted according to quality of service received). 15% tip included on beverage orders. No tips required for children under 2.
Onboard Currency US Dollar
   
Services & Amenities
Bars/Lounges 12
Beauty Salon/Barber Shop Yes
Casino Yes
Chapel No
Disco/Dancing Yes
Elevators 14
Hot Tub 6
Cell Phone Service Yes
Internet Center Yes
Wireless Internet Access Yes
Note: Available in certain areas
Laundromats (self service) Yes
Laundry/Dry Cleaning Yes
Library Yes
Movie Theatre No
Outdoor Movie Screen No
Onboard Weddings Yes
Shops Yes
Showroom Yes
Spa Yes
Video Arcade Yes
Fitness & Sports Facilities
Basketball Court Yes
Fitness Center Yes
Golf Driving Net No
Golf Simulator No
Ice Skating Rink No
Jogging Track Yes
Mini-Golf Course Yes
Rock Climbing Wall No
Swimming Pool 2
Tennis Court No
Water Slide No
Water Sports Platform No
Cabin Features & Amenities
24-Hour Room Service Yes
Hair Dryer No
Safe Yes
Telephone Yes
Television Yes
Kids Facilities
Babysitting Yes
Children's Playroom Yes
Kiddie Pool Yes
Supervised Youth Program Yes
Teen Center Yes
Special Needs & Requests
Adjoining Cabins
     (private connecting doors)
No
Kosher Meals Yes
Single Occupancy Cabins No
Single Share Program No
Wheelchair-Accessible Cabins 24
 

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