The JAXPORT Cruise Terminal is located near the northwest corner of the Dames Point Marine Terminal, bordered by Heckscher Drive (Zoo Parkway) and I-295 in Northeast Jacksonville. The physical address of the cruise terminal is:
JAXPORT Cruise Terminal
9810 August Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
N30 degrees, 24.500'
W081 degrees, 34.650'
Please note that the terminal will open to embarking passengers at 10:30 a.m.
An award-winning experience
The award-winning 63,000 square foot facility currently services Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Fascination. Carnival and its customers consistently give JAXPORT high marks for quality assurance and customer service.
Carnival and its affiliated companies staff their offices and operations within the cruise terminal building. The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, under the Department of Homeland Security, clears arriving passengers through the terminal.
In 2012, more than 195,000 passengers traveled through the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal to take 81 voyages aboard the Carnival Fascination. Studies show that passengers enjoy cruising from JAXPORT; in fact, 95 percent of passengers recently surveyed said they would choose Jacksonville for their next cruise departure.
Square Footage of Cruise Terminal: 63,000
Square Footage of Baggage Handling area: 28,000
Square Footage of Passenger Embarkation area: 15,000
To view a list of procedures on how large vessels should enter the St. Johns River, please consult the St. Johns Bar Pilot Association.
Cruise Berth Info
Length: 1289 feet (393m)
Depth along MLW: 40 feet (12.2m)
Deck height above MSL: 9 feet (2.7m)
Maximum Beam: no maximum
Apron: 80 feet wide (24m) / 1280 feet long (390m)