Parking at the Port of Jacksonville
$15/day or $25/day for over-sized 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 over-sized 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.
- Oversized Parking
- Outdoor Parking
Jacksonville, FL 32226
Prices per day
- $15 Outdoor Parking
- $25 Oversized Parking
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- American Express
Port of Jacksonville Overview
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. 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 hotels located around the Port of Jacksonville.
Cruise lines that visit the Port of Jacksonville include American Cruise Lines and Carnival Cruise Lines. The Carnival Fascination, a 2,052-passenger ship, offers year-round service from Jacksonville, Florida. The ship offers four-day and five-day cruises to The Bahamas. The Carnival Fascination sails from the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal.
There is a taxi and mini-van service from the cruise terminal at the Port of Jacksonville 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.
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 Port of Jacksonville, and extended free parking during your entire cruising adventure. Other hotels that are near the Port of Jacksonville include Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel, Crowne Plaza Jacksonville-Riverfront and Hotel Indigo Jacksonville-Deerwood Park.
While you're visiting the Port of Jacksonville, you'll notice that there are some worthwhile restaurants to check out. Stop and grab lunch at Benny's Steak & Seafood, bb's, Joe's Crab Shack or Bistro Aix. In case you want more dining options, there's also Casbah, Ellen's Kitchen, Dona Maria and European Street Cafe.
Attractions & Entertainment
There's definitely a lot to see and do while you're visiting the Port of Jacksonville. For a family-friendly attraction, spend the day at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. All museum and history fans should stop by the Museum of Science & History or the Museum of Contemporary Art. There's also the Ritz Theatre and Museum and The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens.
For Port of Jacksonville shopping, visit St. Augustine, San Marco Square and Riverside/Avondale. For more shopping options, check out St. Johns Town Center, River City Marketplace or The Avenues. Downtown Jacksonville, not too far from the Port of Jacksonville, also offers a wide variety of shopping options for visitors.