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California Cruises

California Cruises Overview

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Cruises depart from 4 major ports in California including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Long Beach and San Diego. Ships are all inclusive with meals, entertainment, tour packages and more. There are options for those on a budget to those looking to be pampered. Choose from trip as short as a weekend or set your sails for adventure on an epic circumnavigation of the globe. Exotic places that can be reached from California include Mexico, Costa Rica, Tahiti, Marquesas, Caribbean, Bahamas, Azores, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Alaska and many more. Cruise lines in California include Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Cunard Line, Holland America, Princess Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Regent Seven Seas and Oceana Cruises.

San Francisco

Cruises from San Francisco include destinations to Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, Tahiti, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Tokyo, New Zealand, Australia, New York and around the world. The Port of San Francisco is located off Interstate 80 along The Embarcadero. The Embarcadero terminal is the closest stop on the BART subway system to the port.

Port of San Francisco
Pier 1, The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 274-0400

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Website  |   (800) 437-3111

  • Golden Gate Alaska leaves San Francisco 12 nights round-trip with stops at Victoria, British Columbia; Astoria, Oregon; and Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Tracy Arm Fjord and Skagway, Alaska.

  • Golden Gate Opera House leaves 23 nights one-way to Sydney, Australia stopping at Honolulu, Oahu; Lahaina, Maui; Hilo, Hawaii; Papeete, Tahiti; Bora Bora, French Polynesia; International Dateline; Lautoka, Fiji; and Noumea, New Caledonia.


Website  |   (800) 728-6273

  • San Francisco to Ft. Lauderdale departs 15 days one-way to destinations of Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Aruba and Grand Cayman.

  • San Francisco to Southampton, N.Y. departs 27 days one-way includes the destinations of Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Aruba; Grand Cayman; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Madeira, Portugal.

  • San Francisco to Southampton, N.Y. departs 83 days circumnavigating the globe across a multitude of oceans and seas with destinations that include Honolulu, Lahaina, International Dateline, Pago Pago, Apia, Nuku'Alofa, Auckland, Bay Of Islands, Sydney, Sydney, Brisbane, Yorkeys Knob, Rabaul, Yokohama, Nagasaki, Busan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Nha Trang, Phu My, Laem Chabang, Sihanoukville, Singapore, Port Kelang, Mumbai, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Safaga, Sokhna, Port Said, Sokhna, Suez, Suez Canal, Dardanelles, Istanbul, Istanbul, Dardanelles, Valletta, Lisbon and Southampton.

  • San Francisco to Sydney departs 22 days one-way to destinations of Honolulu, Hawaii; Lahaina, Maui; International Dateline; Pago Pago and Apia, Samoa; Nuku'Alofa, Tonga; Auckland and Bay Of Islands, New Zealand; and Sydney, Australia.

  • San Francisco to Sydney departs San Francisco 19 days one-way to destinations of Honolulu, Hawaii; International Dateline; Apia, Samoa; Suva, Fiji; Port Vila, Vanuatu; and Brisbane, Australia.

  • San Francisco to Aukland departs 18 days one-way with destinations of Honolulu, Hawaii; Lahaina, Maui; International Dateline; Pago Pago, Somoa; Nuku'Alofa, Tonga; and Tauranga, New Zealand.

  • San Francisco to Tokyo departs 37 days one-way to Tokyo, Japan with destinations of Honolulu, Hawaii; Lahaina, Maui; International Dateline; Pago Pago and Apia, Samoa; Nuku'Alofa, Tonga; Auckland and Bay Of Islands, New Zealand; Sydney, Brisbane and Yorkeys Knob, Australia; Rabaul, Papua New Guinea; and Yokohama, Japan.

  • San Francisco to L.A. departs 46 days one-way taking the long way to L.A. with destinations of Honolulu and Hilo, Hawaii; Kahului, Maui; International Dateline; Apia, Samoa; Suva, Fiji; Port Vila, Vanuatu; Brisbane and Sydney, Australia; Wellington, Akaroa and Auckland, New Zealand; Rarotonga, Cook Islands; Papeete, Tahiti; and Bora Bora, French Polynesia.


Website  |   (800) 426-0327

  • 3-Day Pacific Coastal Cruise leaves one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia with a stop in Astoria, Oregon.


Website  |   (800) 531-5619

  • Alaskan Grandeur Cruise departs San Francisco 10 days one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia with stops in Astoria, Oregon and Sitka, Alaska.


Website  |   (800) 421-0522

  • California Coastal Cruise leaves 7 days round-trip with stops at Catalina Island, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Victoria, British Columbia.

  • Wine Country Coastal Cruise leaves 7 days round-trip stopping in Santa Barbara, Astoria, Oregon and Victoria, British Columbia.


Website  |   (800) 477-7500

  • San Francisco to Vancouver departs 9 nights one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia stopping in Astoria, Oregon; Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan, Alaska.

  • San Francisco to Vancouver departs 12 nights one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia with stops in Astoria, Oregon; and Sitka, Juneau, Skagway, Hoonah and Ketchikan, Alaska.

Los Angeles

Cruises from Los Angeles include destinations to Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Pacific Coast, Hawaii, Tahiti, Bahamas, Caribbean, Panama Canal and across the Atlantic. The World Cruise Center is located in San Pedro at the end of the 110 freeway off Harbor Boulevard.

World Cruise Center
Berth 93
100 Swinford Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 519-2342 or (310) 561-4992

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Website  |   (800) 437-3111

  • Pacific Coastal Cruise leaves Los Angeles 7-nights round-trip stopping at San Francisco, Monterey, Santa Barbara, Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico.

  • Gold Rush City Cruise leaves Los Angeles 8-nights round-trip with stops at San Francisco, Catalina Island, Seattle, Washington and Victoria & Vancouver, British Columbia. Land tours also include Whistler.

  • Post Canadian Rockies Cruise leaves Los Angeles 13-nights one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia stopping at San Francisco, Catalina Island, Seattle, Washington and Victoria, British Columbia. Land tours also include Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff and Calgary.


Website  |   (800) 327-7030

  • 5-Day Pacific Coastal Cruise departs Los Angeles one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia with a stop in San Francisco.

  • 6-Day Pacific Coastal Cruise departs one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia with stops in San Francisco and Astoria, Oregon.

  • 13-Day Pacific Coastal & Alaska departs Los Angeles one-way from Los Angeles to Vancouver, British Columbia stopping in San Francisco; Astoria, Oregon; and Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan, Alaska.

  • 7-Day Mexican Riviera Cruise departs round-trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • 7-Day Mexican Riviera Cruise departs Los Angeles round-trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • 22-Day Mexican Riviera & Panama Canal Choose from several one-way cruises from Los Angeles to Miami, Florida with stops in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Cartagena, Colombia; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; and Key West, Florida.

  • 15-Day Panama Canal Cruise Choose from several one-way cruises from Los Angeles to Florida stopping in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Cartagena, Colombia; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Key West, Miami and Tampa, Florida.

  • 16-Day Panama Canal Cruise departs one-way to Houston, Texas with stops in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; and Cartagena, Colombia.

  • 17-Day Panama Canal & Bahamas departs Los Angeles one-way to Miami, Florida stopping in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Cartagena, Colombia; Great Stirrup Cay and Nassau, Bahamas.

  • 22-Day Panama Canal & Western Caribbean departs one-way to Tampa, Florida with stops including Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Cartagena, Colombia; Roatan and Bay Islands, Honduras; and Belize City, Belize.

  • 29-Day Panama Canal & Transatlantic departs Los Angeles one-way to Copenhagen, Denmark stopping in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Cartagena, Colombia; Key West and Miami, Florida; Ponta Delgada, Azores; London, England; and Helsingborg, Sweden;

  • 36-Day Mexican Riviera, Panama Canal & Transatlantic departs one-way to Copenhagen, Denmark with stops at Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Hualtulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Cartagena, Colombia; Key West, Florida; Ponta Delgada, Azores; London, England; and Helsingborg, Sweden.


Website  |   (800) 421-0522

  • California Coastal Cruise leaves Los Angeles 7 days round-trip with stops at Catalina Island, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico.

  • West Coast Getaway Cruise leaves Los Angeles 3-4 days round-trip stopping at Santa Barbara, Catalina Island, San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico.


Website  |   (800) 477-7500

  • Los Angeles to Papeete departs Los Angeles 18 nights one-way with stops in Nawiliwili, Kauai; Kahului, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; Hilo, Hawaii; Nuku Hiva, Marquesas; Fakarava and Bora Bora, French Polynesia.

Long Beach

Carnival Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line is the only cruse line in Long Beach and offers cruises from Long Beach to Canada, Mexico, Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia and Australia. The Long Beach Carnival Cruise Port is located south of Los Angeles at the end of the 710 freeway from Harbor Scenic Drive.

Carnival Cruise Line
231 Windsor Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
(800) 227-6482

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  • 3-Day Baja Mexico Carnival Cruise departs Long Beach round-trip to Ensenada, Mexico.

  • 4-Day Baja Mexico Carnival Cruise departs Long Beach round-trip to Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico.

  • 6-Day Mexican Riviera Carnival Cruise departs Long Beach round-trip to Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • 7-Day Mexican Riviera Carnival Cruise departs Long Beach round-trip to Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • 15-Day Hawaii Carnival Cruise Choose from several 15-day round-trip cruises to Hilo and Kona, Hawaii; Kahului, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; Nawiliwili, Kauai; and Ensenada, Mexico

  • 16-Day Hawaii Carnival Cruise departs Long Beach one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia stopping in Hilo and Kona, Hawaii; Kahului, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; Nawiliwili, Kauai; and Ensenada, Mexico

  • 23-Day Tahiti and Fiji Carnival Cruise departs Long Beach one-way to Sydney, Australia with stops at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Papeete, Tahiti; Moorea & Bora Bora, French Polynesia; International Dateline; Suva, Fiji; and Noumea, New Caledonia.

San Diego

Princess Cruises

Cruises from San Diego include destinations to Canada, Mexico, Pacific Coast, Hawaii, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Marquesas, Bahamas, Caribbean, Panama Canal and Costa Rica. The San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal is located near downtown San Diego off Interstate 5.

B Street Cruise Ship Terminal
1140 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 683-8966

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Website  |   (800) 437-3111

  • Panama Canal Cruise leaves San Diego 15-nights one-way to Miami, Florida stopping in Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Colon, Panama; and Cartagena, Colombia.


Website  |   (800) 951-3532

  • California Coast Two-night weekend cruise from San Diego sails around offshore islands and back.

  • Vancouver Cruise leaves San Diego 5 nights one-way with stops in San Francisco and Victoria & Vancouver, British Columbia.


Website  |   (800) 426-0327

  • 4-Day Pacific Coastal Cruise departs San Diego one-way to Vancouver, British Columbia with stops in Astoria, Oregon and Seattle, Washington.

  • 5-Day Pacific Coastal Cruise departs one-way from San Diego to Vancouver, British Columbia stopping in Astoria, Oregon and Seattle, Washington.

  • 7-Day Mexican Riviera Cruise departs round-trip from San Diego with stops in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • 12-Day Sea of Cortez Cruise departs round-trip stopping in Cabo San Lucas, La Paz, Loreto, Guaymas, Topolobampo and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • 17-Day Hawaii Cruise departs San Diego round-trip with stops in Lahaina, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; Nawiliwili, Kuai; and Kona and Hilo, Hawaii; and Ensenada, Mexico.

  • 24-Day Mexican Riviera & Hawaii departs round-trip from San Diego stopping in Lahaina, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; Nawiliwili, Kuai; Kona and Hilo, Hawaii; Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • 29-Day Hawaii, Tahiti & Marquesas departs round-trip from San Diego with stops in Lahaina, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; Kona and Hilo, Hawaii; Fanning Island, Bora Bora, Raiatea, Moorea and Rangiroa, French Polynesia; Papeete, Tahiti; and Nuku Hiva, Marquesas.

  • 30-Day Hawaii, Tahiti & Marquesas departs round-trip from San Diego stopping in Lahaina, Maui Honolulu, Oahu; Kona and Hilo, Hawaii; Fanning Island, Line Islands; Bora Bora, Raiatea, Moorea and Rangiroa, French Polynesia; Papeete, Tahiti; and Nuku Hiva, Marquesas.

  • 14-Day Panama Canal Cruise departs one-way from San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with stops in Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; and Cartagena, Colombia.

  • 14-Day Panama Canal Cruise departs one-way from San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida stopping in Puerto Vallarta and Huatulco Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; and Cartagena, Colombia.

  • 15-Day Panama Canal Cruise departs one-way from San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stops in Puerto Vallarta and Huatulco, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Cartagena, Colombia; and Half Moon Cay, Bahamas.

  • 15-Day Panama Canal Cruise departs one-way from San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stops in Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; and Cartagena, Colombia.

  • 17-Day Panama Canal Cruise departs San Diego one-way to Boston, Massachusetts with a stops in Puerto Vallarta and Huatulco, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Cartagena, Colombia; and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

  • 22-Day Mexico & Panama Canal departs one-way from San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stops in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta and Huatulco, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Cartagena, Colombia; and Half Moon Cay, Bahamas.

  • 28-Day Panama Canal & Southern Caribbean departs San Diego one-way to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with stops in Puerto Vallarta and Huatulco, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Cartagena, Colombia; Grenada, Barbados, St. Lucia, Guadaloupe, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Thomas, Caribbean; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Half Moon Cay, Bahamas.

  • 29-Day Panama Canal Cruise departs round-trip from San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida stopping in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Panama Canal; Cartagena, Colombia; and Aruba.


Website  |   (800) 327-6700

  • Panama Canal Cruise leaves San Diego 15 days one-way to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with stops in Cabo San Lucas & Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Pueto Quetzal, Guatamala; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Panama Canal & Colon, Panama; and Cartagena, Colombia.

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