Cruises to Bahamas from Miami

Bahamas A cruise to the Bahamas offers more than just sandy beaches and azure waters. Dive into the rich cultural tapestry of Nassau, where you can explore pirate history and colonial architecture. With activities like jet skiing, shark diving, and reef snorkeling, every island in the Bahamas promises adventure. By night, experience the vibrant local festivals and the culinary delights of Bahamian cuisine, famed for its seafood and tropical flavors. Whether you're lounging on the deck or exploring the colorful marketplaces, the Bahamas provide an idyllic escape on a cruise from Miami.


When you take a Bahamas cruise from Miami to Bahamas, you will stop at some of the world's most interesting ports of call, known for being an excellent place to unwind and also the starting point for a variety of exciting excursions.

Ports of Call

  • Beach Club at Bimini: A private island destination with exclusive beaches and activities tailored for cruise passengers.
  • Bimini Islands: Offers a close encounter with nature, being the nearest Bahamian island to the United States.
  • Celebration Key: A fictional destination offering thematic experiences (actual port name may vary based on cruise line offerings).
  • Grand Bahama Island (Freeport): A mix of urban appeal and natural attractions, featuring one of the world's longest underwater cave systems.
  • Great Stirrup Cay: A private island paradise exclusively for Norwegian Cruise Line guests, offering pristine beaches and natural beauty.
  • Half Moon Cay: Another private island popular for its horseback riding by the sea and stunning, powdery beaches.
  • Nassau: The bustling capital of the Bahamas, known for its historical forts, casinos, and the Atlantis resort.
  • Ocean Cay: MSC Cruises' private island that focuses on eco-friendly practices and coral restoration.
  • Perfect Day at CocoCay: Royal Caribbean's private island with thrilling waterparks and relaxing beaches.
  • Princess Cays: A resort-style private island with over half a mile of white-sand shoreline managed by Princess Cruises.

General Information About Bahamas

  • Language: English is the official language.
  • Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD), pegged 1:1 with the USD, which is also widely accepted.
  • Local Customs: Relaxed island culture with British influences; Junkanoo is a major cultural event.
  • Bargaining: Little room for bargaining outside informal markets.
  • Tips: Standard American tipping practices apply, around 15%.
  • Safety Tips: Generally safe; be cautious of petty theft in tourist areas.
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST) and observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).
  • Cruise Lines

    Many of the world’s largest cruise ships can regularly be seen departing from Miami for Bahamas, including vessels from:

    • Azamara Club Cruises: Embark on a luxurious journey in the Caribbean, where immersive experiences await you.
    • Carnival Cruise Line: Experience joy on fun-filled voyages suitable for all ages in the Caribbean.
    • Celebrity Cruises: Indulge in sophistication and refined experiences on Caribbean seas.
    • MSC Cruises: Elevate your Caribbean adventure with Mediterranean-inspired luxury and innovation.
    • Norwegian Cruise Line: Cruise the Caribbean on your terms with diverse entertainment and freestyle cruising.
    • Oceania Cruises: Indulge in exquisite cuisine and refined exploration in the breathtaking Caribbean.
    • Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Discover the epitome of all-inclusive luxury at sea.
    • Royal Caribbean: Choose immersive cruising in the Caribbean, where innovative ships and unforgettable adventures await.
    • Seabourn: Experience intimate luxury with extraordinary moments at sea as you sail through the Caribbean.
    • Virgin Voyages: Set sail on a rebellious journey with style, offering adult-only cruising.

    Bahamas from Miami Cruise Calendar

    Explore the Bahamas from Miami Cruise Calendar, a comprehensive guide that helps travelers plan their journey from the vibrant PortMiami to the captivating coasts of Bahamas. This detailed calendar highlights the departure dates for cruises heading to various destinations in Bahamas, ensuring that potential cruisers can find the perfect time for their adventure. Each clickable date provides specific details about the cruises, including ships, itineraries, and the unique experiences awaiting in Bahamas. It's important to note that the dates shown correspond to the departure dates from Miami, not the arrival dates in Bahamas. Whether you're seeking to explore the rich cultural heritage, indulge in the local cuisine, or relax on pristine beaches, this calendar is an indispensable tool for planning your cruise adventure from Miami to Bahamas.