Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo, and naval port in Brevard County, Florida, United States. It is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world with 4.5 million cruise passengers passing through during 2016. Over 6 million short tons (5.4 Mt) of bulk cargo moves through each year.Put Port Canaveral on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Port Canaveral vacation builder app.
Primary cargoes include slag, salt, autos/trucks, containers, petroleum, heavy equipment, lumber, and aggregate. The port has conveyors and hoppers for loading products directly into trucks and facilities for bulk-cargo containers. The channel is about 44 feet (13 m) deep.
The port exports fresh citrus; bulk-frozen citrus juice stored in one of the largest freezer warehouses in the state; cement; and building materials. The port receives lumber, salt for water-softening, automobiles, and steel sheet and plate. It transships items for land, sea, air, and space.
On average, ten ships enter the port each day. This includes ships from cruise lines such as Carnival, Disney, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and more.
Port Canaveral reviews
We went here recently to have lunch at a popular restaurant (Grills). We ended up waiting outside for a bit and watched two of the big cruise ships take off. We also saw a dolphin right near where we.... more »
Being the second largest cruise port in the world - it's offers a very good experience. Dropoff and pickup by our offsite parking lot was quick and easy and a lot less expensive. We live in Cocoa, Fl.... more »
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