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Cruises to Belize from New Orleans

Three 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.


7-day cruises to Belize on Carnival Cruise Line. Round-trip from New Orleans to Mahogany Bay (Honduras), Belize and Cozumel (Mexico).
• 2024 departures: January 14, February 11, February 25, March 10, May 19, June 2, June 16, June 30, July 14, July 28, August 11, August 25, September 22, October 6, October 20, November 3, November 17, December 15, December 29.

7-day cruises to Belize on Norwegian Cruise Line. Round-trip from New Orleans to Cozumel (Mexico), Roatan (Honduras), Harvest Caye (Belize) and Costa Maya (Mexico).
• 2024 departures: January 7, January 14, January 21, January 28, February 4, February 11, February 18, February 25, March 3, March 10, March 17, March 24, March 31, December 15, December 22, December 29.

7-day cruise to Belize on Royal Caribbean. Round-trip from New Orleans to Cozumel (Mexico), Puerto Costa Maya (Mexico) and Belize City (Belize).
• 2024 departure: November 30.

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