Mini Cruises from Southampton
Mini Cruises From Southampton
Southampton port is well known as the cruise capital of the UK. Numerous ship berths and excellent passenger terminal facilities has made it the choice for many cruise companies which means that there are also plenty of mini cruises from Southampton to choose from too.
Whether a 2, 3, 4 or 5 night break, there are a variety of companies like P&O, Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean offering mini cruises to a range of local destinations including Bruges, Amsterdam, Hamburg and Le Havre. And plenty of facilities on board means that you'll have plenty to enjoy during days at sea.
A Guide To Mini Cruises From Southampton
Mini Cruises with P&O
Based in Southampton, P&O are one of the best known cruise companies in the UK with a range of ships, offering both family friendly and adult only cruises. Their mini cruise itineraries offer short breaks to Guernsey and Bruges, often with a full day at sea.
You'll find that many of their customers are loyal and have been coming back time and time again so a mini cruise with P&O is the perfect chance to try them out and see if you like them. Be sure to choose the right ship for you as each has its own character and style and suited to different types of customer.
Mini Cruises with Celebrity
A popular brand to travel with, Celebrity Cruises offers a range of cruises from Southampton including short breaks to European ports of call. The modern, yet elegantly designed ships offer a luxurious way to explore the Oceans, with 3 day mini cruises starting from just £399 per person.
Mini Cruises with Royal Caribbean
Don't be fooled by the name Royal Caribbean also offer mini cruises from Southampton to ports around the English Channel and North Sea. They also have a range of ships to choose from, all very family friendly and one or two ships with some incredible activities like waterslides and all sorts.
Southampton Cruise Terminals
There are a number of cruise terminals in Southampton, with Mayflower, Ocean and QEII cruise terminals being the busiest. The latter underwent a £5m refurbishment to become the modern terminal it now is. Each terminal is approx. a 10-15 drive from Southampton Central train station.
Each passenger terminal in Southampton offers a range of facilities prior to guests boarding their ship including a dedicated luggage drop off area, as well as food and drink outlets for those waiting to board their cruise.
Three Day Mini Cruises
A three day mini cruise from Southampton is the perfect way to try out a cruise without having to spend long days at sea wishing you had tried a shorter trip beforehand. These short cruises combine allow you to spend time on the ship, discovering its huge range of amenities, as well as allowing you to spend a day visiting somewhere new like Le Havre or Bruges.