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Half Moon Cay is a stunning private beach owned by Carnival Corporation.
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Cruises to Half Moon Cay

Half Moon Cay is a private island in the Bahamas owned exclusively by Carnival Corporation. Formerly known as Little San Salvador Island, the award-winning paradise is now named for its crescent-shaped beach. Along with pristine, white-sand beaches, there’s plenty of fun for the whole family at Half Moon Cay. Keep cool at the water park and enjoy an array of complimentary food or frozen cocktails. From snorkeling with stingrays to going horseback riding on the shallow waters, you’ll find a handful of unique adventures waiting at Half Moon Cay. You can even tie the knot or renew your wedding vows at the beachside chapel! Half Moon Cay is a great place to spend an idyllic day in the Bahamas.

Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Cruise Line, and Ponant, all brands of Carnival Corporation, currently have cruises that go to the exclusive Half Moon Cay.

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Destinations for Cruises to Half Moon Cay

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise that includes Half Moon Cay. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Pricing listed above is per person, based on double occupancy in the least expensive accommodations available, is subject to change, and may not reflect the most recent pricing (as pricing gets updated throughout the day). Prices include Required Cruise Fees & Expenses, as well as Government Taxes & Fees. Prices may not reflect discounts and special promotions that you may qualify for. Go to the Category selection step of the online booking process to view the live pricing and latest offers.

Cruise Lines with Cruises to Half Moon Cay

The following cruise lines offer cruises sailing to Half Moon Cay. Select a cruise line to view the upcoming cruises that visit Half Moon Cay:

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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Premium Cruise Lines

These cruise lines enhance what mainstream cruise lines typically offer, by providing their guests with higher quality service and cuisine, along with more spacious public spaces and accommodations.

Depending on the cruise line, the ships in this class range in size from small to very large.

These cruise lines appeal to a more discerning traveler, and are typically more expensive than mainstream cruise lines, but more affordable than the luxury lines.

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

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Luxury Cruise Lines

When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.

On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.

All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.

Carnival Cruise Line
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 30 (2,052 - 5,362 Guests)
  • Budget Friendly
  • Great Youth Program
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Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Cruise Line to Half Moon Cay Cruise Cash or Pre-Paid Gratuities!
Holland America Line
  • Premium Cruise Line
  • Ships: 11 (1,432 - 2,668 Guests)
  • Inspired Cuisine
  • World-Class Entertainment
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Holland America Line Holland America Line to Half Moon Cay Special Price, Onboard Credit or Grats!
  • Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 12 (67 - 264 Guests)
  • Luxurious Private Yachts!
  • Sails to Exotic Destinations!
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Ponant Ponant to Half Moon Cay Huge Onboard Credits!
Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Luxury Cruise Line
  • Ships: 7 (264 - 600 Guests)
  • Open Bars Throughout the Ship
  • All Dining Venues are Complimentary
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Swan Hellenic
  • Luxury / Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 3 (152 - 192 Guests)
  • Chic staterooms with unobstructed views
  • Over 70 years of cruise expertise
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Things to do in Half Moon Cay

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions at Half Moon Cay, along with a brief description:

♦ Beaches

Half Moon Cay’s gorgeous beaches span miles of crystal-clear waters. There’s plenty of space to lounge on the soft, white sand, but you can opt for enhanced comfort by renting a private cabana. You also won’t have to go far to find a refreshing drink at bars such as “I Wish I Could Stay Here Forever.” There’s also an array of food options ranging from barbeque to fresh lobster.

♦ Horseback Riding

How many other beaches will present the opportunity to go horseback riding? Take this unforgettable excursion to gallop through the bay’s clear waters. Guides will be there every step of the way, so no experience is necessary.

♦ Water Activities

There’s far more beyond horseback riding for guests seeking water thrills. Snorkeling, kayaking, and paddleboarding are just some of the many exhilarating activities to try during your day at Half Moon Cay. There’s also a kid-friendly water park with a slide, playground, and water cannon.

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