Norwegian Sun Returns to Port Canaveral!


Norwegian Sun once again returns to homeport at Port Canaveral and continues Cuba cruises, too!

Norwegian Sun at Port Canaveral
Norwegian Sun docked at Port Canaveral. Photo credit: Canaveral Port Authority

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sun returned to Port Canaveral this week and will call the Space Coast home for yet another season.  From Port Canaveral, Norwegian Sun will cruise to Havana, Cuba as well as short weekend jaunts to the Bahamas and Key West.

Beginning Monday, April 15, the Norwegian Sun will cruise four-, five- and seven-day voyages to Havana, Cuba.  The four-day cruises will include a port call to Key West. Also included ports of call during the Sun’s five- and seven-day voyages are Key West, Nassau or Norwegian’s private island beach at Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas.

“We are excited that the Norwegian Sun is returning for another season of cruises to Cuba,” Port CEO Capt. John Murray stated. “More than 30,000 guests sailed on cruises from the Port to Havana last year, and we’re pleased to be hosting more sailing opportunities this summer season.”

The 1,936-guest Norwegian Sun began its year-long cruises from the Space Coast this weekend with a three-night cruise to Key West and Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas.

Norwegian Sun Port Canaveral Cuba Itineraries

For the four-night cruises to Cuba, the Sun will depart Port Canaveral every Monday during the summer sailing season and return on Friday. Three-night cruises to the Bahamas sail on Fridays and return on Mondays.

It’s prime docking space when the Sun arrived into Havana Harbor.  The ship will berth in the heart of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Shore excursions through Norwegian Sun give guests a chance to experience the culture and history of Cuba while complying with OFAC, the U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets law.

Norwegian Sun Refurbished and All-Inclusive Beverages

Built in 2001, the 78,309 gross-ton Sun underwent an extensive three-week dry-dock refurbishment in May 2018.  When completed, the ship emerged with updated staterooms, restaurants and public spaces.  Three new public spaces were added; Los Lobos Cantina, Bliss Ultra Lounge and Spinnaker Lounge.

The cruise ship offers 14 dining options, bars and lounges, onboard shopping, the Mandara Spa, the Sun Club Casino.  Similar to Norwegian Sky cruises offered from Miami, Norwegian Sun also offers unlimited complimentary beverages included in the cruise fare.

Even the terminal where Norwegian Sun docks at Port Canaveral has been upgraded.  Cruise Terminal 10 recently underwent in excess of a $35 million renovation.

Currently, Norwegian Sun is scheduled to cruise from Port Canaveral through April 26, 2020.



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