The Sterling gambling cruise departs from Cape Canaveral. Throughout
the year, she offers casino cruises seven days a week.
Guest capacity: 1,800
Length: 440 feet
Table Games: 50
The Sterling Ambassador II departs from
the Sterling Casino Lines Terminal.
Day Cruise: The ship departs daily at 11am and returns
Sunday - Thursday, the ship departs at 7pm, and returns at midnight.
On Friday and Saturday, the ship sails at 7pm and returns at 1am.
The largest casino ship in Florida includes free admission, four casinos,
Passengers must be 21 to sail. A valid State or Federal ID must be
presented in order to board.
Onboard gambling includes Blackjack, Roulette, Mini Baccarat, Craps,
and Slot machines.
Complimentary deli buffet. Gaming participants drink for free.
Casino Cruise "Very Enjoyable"
Date: January 22, 2006
Reviewer: Miami Beach 411 User, Jacksonville, FL
Went on the cruis for the first time. It was very enjoyable, the buffet
was what it said it would be. I was very impressed with the fact that
they kept the buffet filled with a variety of deli foods. The entertainment
was very good and there was something for everyone. I was a little
disappointed that the slots were mostly quarters and very few nickels.
We went for the day cruise and I felt it was worth the drive down
and back. Thanks Sterling, you have a wonderful ship.
Sterling Casino Cruise "A Fun Day"
Date: October 13, 2005
Reviewer: Miami Beach 411 User, Barefoot Bay, FL
Sure I wasn’t a winner, but we had a good time, all the works,
very friendly. The woman that entertained as Reba, just great. You
would have had a hard time telling me she wasn’t Reba.
Sterling Casino Cruise "Not as Sterling as it pretends"
Date: August 25, 2005
Reviewer: Miami Beach 411 User, NY
Me and my wife were quite excited about the idea of going on a short
cruise with entertainment, dance and gambling. We had
looked at the brochure which made the cruise look pretty good. We
were however fairly disappointed. We expected a nice dressed up evening
with good food and maybe dancing.
The dance floor is not bigger that a 10 feet in diameter or less.
It is not an upscale cruise. You can wear jeans and t-shirt and
you will not be underdressed. Food was a bun with lunch meat, chips,
cooked eggs, and pickles.
Although the entertainment was not exciting, the entertainers were
quite good; mostly music and singers/impressionists.
The casino had what you expected in most casinos but no Texas hold
If you are a blackjack player, you don't have not too many choices
but it is adequate. If you planned on playing some type of table
games, you should put your ticket on the table of your choice as
soon as you get in the boat as people select their seats prior to
when gambling will start.
You can not gamble until the cruise is out of Florida State waters
which takes about an hour or slightly less. Same thing when you
get back to the port.
I'm a serious blackjack player. On the blackjack sides of things,
the dealers are fast and there is no mid-shoe entry. This latter
rule is somewhat highly unusual where even if you are sitting at
the table and have being playing on that shoe, if you don't wan
t to bet for one hand, you can not play that shoe again. You have
to wait for the next shoe. That was quite upsetting for numerous
players. Also the pit bosses are not consistent in applying their
own rules, neither are the dealers. The pit boss allowed some high
roller player to get back in mid-shoe. The pit bosses are also more
concerned with high rollers than small card counters like me.
Overall, if you want a not upscale outing for free with a small
cruise ride, and plan mostly on a few drinks and gambling, you will
enjoy. However, if you plan on an upscale date, dancing, gambling,
and good food, you will be disappointed.
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Sterling Casino Cruise
101 George J King Blvd
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Phone: (800) 765-5711