List of Cruises Leaving Galveston, Texas

List of Cruises Leaving Galveston, Texas
There are many cruises leaving from Galveston, Texas, every month traveling around the Caribbean and extending across the Atlantic Ocean into Europe. Carnival offers the Ecstasy and the Conquest ships on four- to seven-day trips. The ships offer numerous activities and entertainment options including stops throughout the Caribbean. Royal Caribbean offers the Voyager of the Seas ship on seven-day trips around the Caribbean and 14-day transatlantic trips to Spain. This is a huge boat offering more activities and entertainment options than the Carnival Ships, as well as more stops. Though both cruise lines offer spectacular vacation options, the Voyager of the Seas is recommended for the outdoor enthusiasts looking for nonstop fun and adventure.

Carnival Ecstasy

The Carnival Ecstasy is a large ship that offers four- and five-day trips from Galveston, Texas, to the western Caribbean. The Ecstasy offers numerous activities, including a spa and fitness center, water park, jogging track, dance club and casino. There are four dining rooms and the Blue Sapphire live theatre that hosts magicians, comedians and talent shows. The Ecstasy makes stops in Cozumel, Mexico, and Progreso, on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, where you can take guided snorkeling or scuba diving trips or rent gear to venture out on your own. You can also rent bikes or take a stroll around town. The Ecstasy has cruises available two times a month leaving Galveston, and in 2009, ranged in price from $299 for a cabin to $1,500 for a suite.

Carnival Cruise Lines
3655 NW 87th Ave.
Miami, FL 33178
(888) CARNIVAL
www.carnival.com

Carnival Conquest

The Carnival Conquest is one of the largest ships in the Carnival fleet, offering seven-day trips from Galveston, Texas, to your choice of the eastern or western Caribbean. The Conquest has a modern fitness center, four swimming pools, a water park, an indoor playground and a movie theater. It also offers a variety of food venues, from a hot dog stand to five-star restaurants, and boasts dance clubs, bars, and the Toulouse-Lautrec show lounge offering Las Vegas-style shows. The Conquest makes stops throughout the Caribbean, anchoring in Mexico, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. At each stop there are opportunities for scuba diving and snorkeling, beaches and exploration. The Conquest has cruises leaving Galveston once a month, and in 2009, rooms ranged in price from $500 to $2,000.

Carnival Cruise Lines
3655 NW 87th Ave.
Miami, FL 33178
(888) CARNIVAL
www.carnival.com

Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas

The Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas offers seven-day trips from Galveston to the western Caribbean or 14-day trips across the Atlantic Ocean into Europe. The Voyager of the Seas became the largest cruise ship in the world when it entered the sea in 1999. The ship has an ice-skating rink, a rock-climbing wall, full-sized basketball court, miniature golf course, water park, day spa and fitness center, and casino. The Voyager of the Seas also offers live theater as well as numerous night clubs and dance clubs. Enjoy games, theme nights, contests and parties every night. The Voyager of the Seas makes stops all over the Caribbean, including Mexico, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, as well as stops throughout Spain. At each stop you'll find scuba diving and snorkeling, guided day hikes and city tours. In 2009, prices ranged from $600 to $2,000.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
1050 Caribbean Way
Miami, FL 33132
(866) 562-7625
www.royalcaribbean.com

Article Written By Tyler Nall

Tyler Nall is a forestry technician and outdoor enthusiast. He received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Oregon with majors in psychology and sociology. Nall started writing professionally in 2004 and currently writes for various websites.

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