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Cruises to the Bahamas from New Orleans

There are cruises to the Bahamas from New Orleans. The round-trip voyages are 7 days long and include stops at a variety of islands. See the complete schedule of departures below.

The Bahamas are an archipelago of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida. The 700 islands aren't far off the coast, so they are a major destination for cruises.

Atlantis Nassau Bahamas
Nassau Bahamas beach

Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas, and one of the stops on cruises. It is on New Providence Island, which is connected by bridge to Paradise Island. Shore excursions include beaches, golf, nightlife and casinos. Lots of shopping is available, from the bustling Straw Market to the boutiques of Bay Street. Day passes to the water park at Atlantis Resort are popular.

Freeport Bahamas ATV ride
Freeport Bahamas snorkeling

"Perfect Day at CocoCay" is a stop on many of Royal Caribbean's cruises to the Bahamas. It is a private resort island with amazing amenities. The fun includes the tallest waterslide in North America, Thrill Waterpark, a helium ballon ride, a huge freshwater pool with swim-up bar, overwater cabanas, and Chill Island.


7-day cruise to the Bahamas on Carnival. Round-trip from New Orleans to Key West (Florida), Freeport (Bahamas) and Nassau (Bahamas).
• 2024 departures: March 3, May 26, July 7, August 4, October 13, November 24, December 22.

8-day cruise to the Bahamas on Carnival. Round-trip from New Orleans to Key West (Florida), Freeport (Bahamas), Half Moon Cay (Bahamas) and Nassau (Bahamas).
• 2024 departure: February 3.

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