Parking at the Port of Norfolk
The Port of Norfolk's Cedar Grove parking accommodation serves Carnival Cruise Lines, and is located just 14 blocks from the Norfolk cruise port. At $15 each night, your parking fee can be paid with your Visa, MasterCard, or American Express card. They also accept cash and travelers checks.
You can conveniently drop your bags off at the Port of Norfolk cruise terminal before parking your vehicle, and take the complementary shuttle back to your cruise ship.
Norfolk cruise parking is relatively easy and should offer ample spaces to cruisers.
- Indoor Parking
Prices per day
- $15 Indoor Parking
- Master Card
- American Express
Port of Norfolk Overview
The Port of Norfolk's Half-Moon Cruise and Celebration Center was named for a fort built in 1673. This beautiful facility is designed to be convenient and close to downtown Norfolk as well as a breeze for cruise passengers. The port of Norfolk is home port to the Carnival Glory that typically takes cruises to the Bahamas. Princess Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, AIDA Cruises and Crystal Cruises are some of the other lines who call this port a port of call.
On a weekly basis during the sailing season running from April through October, the Carnival Glory sails off to the Bahamas and Caribbean and other ports-of-call.
If you haven’t booked your cruise yet to the Port of Norfolk, then stop at CruiseVoyant.com to see what you’ve been missing out on.
Another alternative is to self-park, and that requires a short taxi ride from the airport. The Port of Norfolk is just a 15 minute taxi ride from the Norfolk International Airport, and a 30 minute ride from the Newport News Airport, so you can quickly get you off your plane and onto your cruise ship.
Consider arriving a few days early and staying at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside or the Marriott Norfolk Waterside Hotel. A few nights stay at one of these hotels (both within walking distance to the Norfolk cruise terminal) will allow you to be more refreshed and eager to start your cruising adventure. Additionally, there is affordable luxury limo service available at the Norfolk cruise terminal at extremely comparative price
There are many restaurants near the port of Norfolk that are clustered together. The Ten Top serves lunch all day, and also dinner, dessert and Sunday brunch.
Freemason Abbey Restaurant & Tavern is a casual eatery set up in a converted Victorian church.
For some good home grown Southern cooking, head to Cora, which has favorites like fried chicken and mac and cheese.
Attractions & Entertainment
The Port of Norfolk cruise port is located next to Nauticus, the National Maritime Museum. Nauticus is now the permanent home of the Battleship Wisconsin. Year round, the museum offers fun and educational programs for people of all ages that include: demonstrations, lectures, workshops, family programs and other special events.
There is souvenir shopping to be done at the Half Moon Cruise and Celebration Center, which offers more than the average cruise terminal. It is a maritime museum and has one of the largest privately owned collections of ocean liner memorabilia in the country.
For traditional shopping, there is the MacArthur Center downtown that has 140 stores, including Nordstrom's and Dillards.