Alabama has a population of 4.7 million and it is the home of homeport city Mobile, Alabama. Mobile, Alabama is an excellent port for southeast-based cruisers, but cruisers in other regions can opt to sail from Mobile too. Departing from Mobile can be fun and educational at the same time so don’t knock it until you try it!
The Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal was named Carnival’s 2007 Port of the Year. The surrounding area called “Port City,” features an up and coming downtown area, museums, 21 world class golf courses, hotels, restaurants, and shopping. Cruisers can stop and visit Battleship Memorial park or grab a bite to eat at Mobile and Baldwin County’s “Best New Restaurant” Delta Fish House.
Nature buffs and other outdoor enthusiasts (if you arrive a day early) can enjoy birding trails, Alligator Alley (observe more than 100 alligators in their natural habitat), Bellingrath Gardens (a 905-acre semitropical forest), or a take a boat tour.
Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal is located at Alabama Cruise Terminal
201 South Water Street, Mobile, Alabama 36602, Phone – (251) 338-7447, Fax (251) 338-7455. To get to the cruise terminal, click here to visit the official Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal How to Get There page.
Alabama Western Caribbean Cruise Schedule
Guests departing form Mobile, Alabama to the Western Caribbean can select from four, five, and seven-day cruises. Carnival is the terminals top cruise line, and most cruises are aboard Carnival Elation. The four-day cruise calls at Cozumel, Mexico, while the five-day cruise calls at Progresso, Yucatan, and Cozumel, Mexico. Calica, Mexico may also be on the menu. Alabama Western Caribbean cruises are quite reasonable, starting at $249 for a four-day cruise and $259 for a five-day cruise. Cruises are Thursday-Monday, Monday-Saturday, or Saturday-Thursday.
Seven-day Western Caribbean cruises run Saturday-Saturday. Ports of call include Cozumel, Mexico, Isla Roatan, Bay Islands, and Belize or Montego bay, Lamaica, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, and Cozumel, Mexico. Seven-day cruises start at $499 for an interior room, $579 for an oceanview, and $899 for a suite.
To book a Western Caribbean cruise from Alabama, visit the official Carnival website at www.carnival.com.
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