Caribbean Cruise Update
The following Ports of Call have sustained major damage from Hurricane Irma and will not host cruise ships until further notice:
British Virgin Island
Turks and Caicos
US Virgin Islands (St Thomas)
These Ports sustained some damage but are currently open to cruise ship traffic:
Cruise lines reserve the right to substitute ports of call due to the closures but will attempt to make each cruise equal or of greater value than the originally scheduled itinerary.
5 nights sailing from Norfolk October 15 on
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Norfolk is a cosmopolitan city in Virginia with a legacy of military history. Visitors to Nauticus can interact with more than 150 sea-related exhibits, then walk over to the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, where the imposing U.S.S. Wisconsin battleship hosts visitors on its decks. Art and architecture attractions are also plentiful, including the Chrysler Museum of Art's world-class collection, the d'ART Center (with studios and a marketplace) and Colonial homes that now are museums.
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Driving Directions and Parking Information
Port of Norfolk
Nauticus National Maritime Center
One Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
The Port of Norfolk is 5 minutes from the Norfolk International Airport, 30 minutes from the Newport News Airport, 20 minutes west of the Virginia Beach Ocean Front and 40 minutes east of Colonial Williamsburg. Parking is available at the cruise terminal for $15.00 per day (rates subject to change by Port Authority).
Traveling from the West - Take I-64 East towards Williamsburg/Norfolk, VA. Proceed through the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel into Norfolk. Turn right onto I-264 West to Downtown Norfolk. Take City Hall Exit (Exit 10). At the end of the ramp, make a right onto St. Paul's Boulevard. Continue straight until St. Paul's Boulevard turns into Monticello Avenue. Cedar Grove Parking Site is located on the right off of Monticello Avenue.
Traveling from the North - Take I-95 South. Exit onto I-295 South to Williamsburg/Norfolk, VA (Exit 84). Take I-64 East towards Williamsburg/Norfolk, VA (Exit 200). Proceed through the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel into Norfolk. Turn right onto I-264 West to Downtown Norfolk. Take City Hall Exit (Exit 10). At the end of the ramp, make a right onto St. Paul's Boulevard. Continue straight until St. Paul's Boulevard turns into Monticello Avenue. Cedar Grove Parking Site is located on the right off of Monticello Avenue.
Traveling from the South - Take I-95 North to Emporia, VA. Exit onto US-58 East (Exit 11) towards Suffolk/Norfolk/Virginia Beach. In Suffolk, US-58 will merge with US-13; continue east. Follow US-58/US-13 onto I-264 West towards Downtown Norfolk. Proceed through the Downtown Tunnel into Norfolk. Take Waterside Drive/St Paul's Boulevard Exit (Exit 9); follow St Paul's Boulevard signs. At the end of the ramp, make a right onto St Paul's Boulevard. Continue straight until St Paul's Boulevard turns into Monticello Avenue. Cedar Grove Parking Site is located on the right off of Monticello Avenue.
The 892-foot Carnival Sunshine is jam-packed with a variety of activities to please both adults and kids alike. The adults-only Serenity spa spans three decks and features a waterfall and separate whirlpools that overlook the ocean. Audiences can participate in the “Hasbro Game Show” and play live, onstage versions of their favorite board games for prizes. Featuring Carnival’s new “Fun Ship 2.0” initiative, the Sunshine offers a multitude of dining and entertainment options such as a burger joint from celebrity chef Guy Fieri, and a design your own stir-fry bar. Other highlights include the WaterWorks aqua park, the energetic SportsSquare recreation area and the Punchliner comedy club with comedians hand-picked by TV personality George Lopez. Looking to play a little blackjack? The Carnival Sunshine also offers several different options for casino goers, including craps, roulette, slot machines, bingo and poker nights aboard each sailing.
|Total Inside Cabins||563|
|Total Outside Cabins||895|
|Cabins & Suites w/ verandas||545|
|Maximum Occupancy per room||5|
|Age Restrictions||All must be 21 or older or one must be 25 or older|
in Main Dining Room
|Dining Hours||6:00 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.|
|Dining Room Dress Code||Dining|
|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|
|Beauty Salon/Barber Shop||Yes|
|Cell Phone Service||Yes|
|Wireless Internet Access||Yes|
|Note: Available througout the ship|
|Laundromats (self service)||Yes|
|Outdoor Movie Screen||Yes|
|Fitness & Sports Facilities|
|Golf Driving Net||No|
|Ice Skating Rink||No|
|Rock Climbing Wall||No|
|Water Sports Platform||No|
|Cabin Features & Amenities|
|24-Hour Room Service||Yes|
|Supervised Youth Program||Yes|
|Special Needs & Requests|
(private connecting doors)
|Single Occupancy Cabins||No|
|Single Share Program||No|
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