NCL starts Jacksonville sailings in November 2025

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is sailing from Jacksonsville, Florida beginning November 2025.

The 2,394-guest capacity Norwegian Gem will homeport in Jacksonville, Fla. from November to April every year through 2028,
offering seasonal cruises to The Bahamas and Eastern Caribbean.

When Norwegian Gem arrives at JAXPORT in November 2025, it will mark the first time NCL homeports in Jacksonville, Fla.

Norwegian’s Jacksonville schedule

“We look forward to Norwegian Gem’s arrival to Jacksonville in November 2025, and welcoming guests from the area, as well as neighbouring cities and states on board to deliver them an exceptional vacation,” said David J. Herrera, president of Norwegian Cruise Line. “Thank you to the entire JAXPORT team for the partnership and welcoming us into your city.”

Norwegian Gem will offer three 12-day and two 11-day roundtrip Eastern Caribbean sailings from Jacksonville, Fla. calling to the tropical destinations of Great Stirrup Cay, NCL’s private island in the Bahamas; Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic; St. Thomas and St. John’s, U.S. Virgin Islands; Antigua; Basseterre, St. Kitts; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and more.

The ship will also sail a series of four- and five-day cruises to The Bahamas, calling to Great Stirrup Cay, Freeport, and Nassau, Bahamas.

Sailings will be available to book beginning Feb. 15, 2024 on