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Cruises to Belize from New Orleans

Two cruise lines offer cruises to Belize from New Orleans. It is a famous eco-adventure destination. Most of the cruises are 7 days, but there is also a 9-day option. See the full schedule below.

Belize is in Central America and has a long coast on the Caribbean Sea. The country is known for extreme biodiversity and ecosystems. There are mangrove swamps, mountains, jungles, wildlife reserves, and many caves. Wildlife include toucan and tapirs. The official language is English.

Carnival Cruises dock at Belize City. From there it is easy to visit a Mayan site, enjoy water sports, or tour Old Belize. Read reviews of Belize cruises.

Norwegian Cruise Line docks at the private island of Harvest Caye in Belize. It is a small island off the coast. See a slideshow of Belize photos.

Belize Cruise Shore Excursions

Shore excursions in Belize offer a wide selection of adventures. Tour Xunantunich Mayan ruins. Swim with rays. Ride a zipline. Go tubing in a cave. Snorkel or scuba dive the barrier reef. Hike Bacab Eco Park. Ride an airboat.

Shore excursions on the island of Harvest Caye are varied. Tour the Mayan archeological site of Nim Li Punit. Visit a spice farm and botanical garden. Explore saltwater mangrove estuaries to see wildlife and flora. Go river tubing. Sail to a tiny island and snorkel the reef around it. Fly on a zipline or parasail.


6-day cruises to Belize on Carnival Cruise Line. Round-trip from New Orleans to Costa Maya (Mexico), Belize and Cozumel (Mexico).
• 2023 departures: January 2, September 10, December 17.

7-day cruises to Belize on Carnival Cruise Line. Round-trip from New Orleans to Mahogany Bay (Honduras), Belize and Cozumel (Mexico).
• 2023 departures: January 15, January 29, February 26, March 12, March 26, April 9, May 7, May 21, June 4, June 18, July 16, July 30, August 13, August 27, September 24, October 8, October 22, November 5, December 31.

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