Best Cruise Photos of 2017 – submitted by You, our Ship Mate Community!

Best Cruise Pics of 2017

Our Cruise Community gets bigger and better with each passing year. 2017 was the best yet. As a community, you uploaded over 100,000 photos, reviews, tips and more! Most are great. Some are terrible. We’re here to highlight the most upvoted cruise pics of 2017.

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The Cruise Photo gallery is one of the most beloved Ship Mate feature. It’s where YOU get to show off your cruise vacation and that beautiful face of yours. If you’re not familiar with this section of the app, try the following. Open Ship Mate and tap the “Photos” tab (2nd from the right). Every day, users upload hundreds of new shots. You can comment, like and share these with others.

To determine the year’s best photos, we looked at how many times you “liked” those uploaded by others. The pics listed below were liked thousands of time. And for good reason.

Check out this year’s Best Cruise Photos!

#1 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: tiffjem

Why we like it: That one fish is looking at us like, “for the 10th time, I’ve never heard of Nemo.”


 

#2 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Nassau, Bahamas

Image Title: end of a Beautiful day!

Ship Mate User: sweetthing1951

Why we like it: To catch the sun on top of that ship at this exact moment took crazy luck or patience. The only way to one-up this shot is to get the supposed “green flash” on camera.


 

#3 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Nassau, Bahamas

Image Title: Blue lagoon swimming with Sea Lions

Ship Mate User: Ree5676

Why we like it: Check out this girl’s wrist. She must have some serious pull to get behind the scenes at the aquarium and to be making out with the talent.


 

#4 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: Beach after Tulum excursion

Ship Mate User: johnhvan

Why we like it: This is what I picture when someone says, “go to your happy place.”


 

#5 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: Enjoying Vacation

Ship Mate User: Cruiser16277298

Why we like it: That’s like a 40 inch vertical… in sandals… and after the buffet. Props.


 

#6 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: glojoe10

Why we like it: A 4,00 foot tall man cannot board a ship, but he can pinch its nose.


 

#7 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Key West, Florida

Image Title: 7 mile bridge near Key West

Ship Mate User: scubadude

Why we like it: Ursula is going to appear at any moment. We’re sure of it.


 

#8 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: Cozumel, Mexico June 10 – 15 2017

Ship Mate User: jc4ever

Why we like it: If they could talk, what do you think they’d say? “Yo T, how’s it hanging?”


 

#9 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: Dolphin Encounter

Ship Mate User: amykatz

Why we like it: Is this the set of “A Dolphin Tale 4?”


 

#10 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Nassau, Bahamas

Image Title: Nassau

Ship Mate User: bcpeter0704

Why we like it: This might be the most photographed lighthouse on the planet.


 

#11 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Ketchikan, Alaska

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: jangronlund

Why we like it: Where was jangronlund when he / she took this and did he / she need to buy a new set of shorts afterward?


 

#12 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Galveston, Texas

Image Title: Cool sail boat in Galveston Bay

Ship Mate User: scubadude

Why we like it: This is how we picture the ending of all 13 “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies.


 

#13 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Miami, Florida

Image Title: her first cruise at 8 months old

Ship Mate User: Obsession1034

Why we like it: Definite winner of “Cutest Cruise Photo of 2017.”


 

#14 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: scubadude

Why we like it: The seahorse may be the strangest, most mythical-looking creature in the world.


 

#15 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: david19

Why we like it: That one bird really makes the shot.


 

#16 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: Rastas on the Cozumel bar hop

Ship Mate User: hmlankfo

Why we like it: Either a great shot or a creepy voyeur… you decide.


 

#17 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: laquentintaylor

Why we like it: There’s no doubt this place serves drinks in coconuts.


 

#18 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: jessicaprice424

Why we like it: Speaking of coconuts… this one probably had tequila in it and the owner is probably skinny dipping.


 

#19 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Carnival Magic

Image Title: Almost home

Ship Mate User: rebeccajevans159943

Why we like it: I’d probably be in my cabin rather than taking pictures of this godzilla-shaped lightning.


 

#20 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: TGeyer42

Why we like it: Oh, Florida… stop showing off.


 

#21 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Image Title: Magens Bay

Ship Mate User: KelseeGewirtz

Why we like it: This belongs in a magazine and we’ll buy whatever it’s selling.


 

#22 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Grand Turk Isand, Cayman Islands

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: jdubb0516

Why we like it: Despite the “last call” warning from the ship’s captain, this guy was too comfortable to even consider leaving.


 

#23 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Miami, Florida

Image Title: No title

Ship Mate User: jules814

Why we like it: Obvious reasons.


 

#24 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Pride of America, Norwegian Cruise Line

Image Title: Hawaii

Ship Mate User: cruiseluv

Why we like it: You could flip this upside down and have it look nearly identical.


 

#25 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Image Title: beautiful coki beach st thomas

Ship Mate User: tntgoboommsncom

Why we like it: See comment above.


 

#26 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: At Sea

Image Title: looking out at the sea, Jan. 16

Ship Mate User: brunettegal007

Why we like it: How’s the air up there?


 

#27 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Image Title: Carnival on the Mississippi

Ship Mate User: tyroneb

Why we like it: I really hope one of our users took this shot… but, guessing that’s just wishful thinking.


 

#28 - Best Cruise Photo

Photo Location: Carnival Magic

Image Title: Docked in Costa Maya 2016

Ship Mate User: MrsRachel

Why we like it: Maybe it is magic?


If you had to pick one shot from above, as “Best Cruise Photo of 2017,” which would it be? Please leave that in the comments below.

And if you a spectacular image from your last cruise, please add it in Ship Mate today!

We hope you had an amazing 2017 and we can’t wait to bring you more cruise app fun in the new year. Please help us continue to share Ship Mate with your cruise communities. You can start by using the share buttons below!

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