The Port of Jacksonville is home to a few major cruise lines and has departures year-round from Jacksonville, Florida. Located near the northwest corner of Dames Point on the inner waterway in the harbor, the Port of Jacksonville offers cruising adventures on 4 and 5-day excursions to the Atlantic and Caribbean ports.
JAXPORT Cruise Terminal
9810 August Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
$15/day or $25/day for oversized vehicles.
There is ample parking at the Port of Jacksonville in a well-lit and fenced in facility-owned parking lot. The secured parking lot is next to the terminal building and is patrolled by security 24 hours a day. The parking rate is $15/day per vehicle (passenger size) and $25/day for any oversized vehicles, like RVs. No reservations are necessary. Handicapped parking is available in designated spaces at the identical rates for non-handicap passenger vehicles and RVs.
There is a taxi and mini-van service from the cruise terminal to many local hotels and the airport. There are no rental car companies located throughout the cruise port terminal; however, rental car companies have direct connection phone lines available outside the Port of Jacksonville cruise terminal for the passenger’s convenience.
Boarding any cruise line that sails from the Port of Jacksonville will require a government issued form of ID like a passport or passport card. Part of your planning process should include ensuring you have all of your required embarkation information, to avoid denial of boarding your ship. Whether you are flying in or driving in, consider arriving early and staying at one of the many quality local hotels located around the Port of Jacksonville. The Marriott’s Springhill Suites offers a cruise package deal that includes one night accommodation (on the night prior to your departure), continental breakfast, a free shuttle from the Jacksonville Airport, round-trip transportation to the Jacksonville cruise port, and extended free parking during your entire cruising adventure.