JAXPORT Cruise Terminal 9810 August Drive Jacksonville, FL 32226
Jacksonville Port Authority Government and External Affairs P.O. Box 3005 2831 Talleyrand Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32206-0005 USA Phone: (904) 357-3000
About JAXPORT The vision of the Jacksonville Port Authority is to be a major economic engine in Northeast Florida by continuing to be a premier diversified port in the Southeastern United States, with connections to major trade lanes throughout the world. JAXPORT owns and manages three public marine terminals and one passenger cruise terminal in Jacksonville Florida: the Blount Island Marine Terminal, the Talleyrand Marine Terminal, the Dames Point Marine Terminal, and the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal. JAXPORT develops, manages and markets those publicly-owned facilities to promote the growth of maritime and related industries in Jacksonville Florida and beyond.
JAXPORT also offers year-round cruise ship service aboard Carnival Cruise Lines' ship Carnival Fascination. The Carnival Fascination sails from the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal.
JAXPORT is an important part of the Jacksonville community. JAXPORT employees interact with the public in a number of ways, including providing tours of our marine terminals and volunteering in community projects. Learn more about how JAXPORT is improving the Jacksonville community.
Jacksonville Cruises Carnival C ruise Lines offers passenger cruise service from Jacksonville, Florida to The Bahamas and Key West aboard the 2,052-passenger Carnival Fascination. The ship offers four-day and five-day cruises from the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal, located in North Jacksonville.
2012 a record year for Jacksonville cruises
More than 195,000 passengers sailed on cruises departing from Jacksonville Cruiseport (Jaxport) in 2012, a new passenger record. Studies show that passengers enjoy cruising from JAXPORT. Voyages average 120 percent occupancy, and 95 percent of passengers recently surveyed said they would choose Jacksonville for their next cruise departure. (A cruise ship is considered 100 percent occupied when two passengers are booked per cabin.)
In addition, JAXPORT’s cruise embarkation team has built a tradition of exceeding customer expectations. In recent years, Carnival awarded the terminal’s embarkation team highest honors in its Quality Assurance Inspection Program, and the same team continues to earn top honors in the company’s annual guest comment card survey.
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), an independent government agency created by the Florida legislature, operates primarily as a landlord, managing the upkeep, improvement and expansion of Port Authority facilities and coordinating their use by private companies. The physical facilities owned by JAXPORT include docks and wharfs, cranes, a passenger cruise terminal, warehouses, paved open storage areas and road connections to the public highway system. The Port Authority provides and maintains the terminals and their equipment and manages the overall use of the facilities.
Parking Information JAXPORT offers secure parking for Jacksonville cruise guests. The well lighted and fenced parking area on JAXPORT property is located adjacent to the cruise terminal building, and the parking area is monitored by JAXPORT security 24 hours per day. Parking is $15 per day per passenger vehicle ($60 for a 4-day cruise and $75 for a 5-day cruise), and $25 per day for oversized recreational vehicles ($100 for a 4-day cruise and $125 for a 5-day cruise). An oversized recreational vehicle is any vehicle that takes up more than one regular sized parking space. Cash or major credit cards are accepted. No reservations are required for parking. Handicap parking
JAXPORT provides designated handicapped parking spaces. Parking is $15 per day per passenger vehicle, and $25 per day for oversized recreational vehicles. Exception to parking fee: Florida Statute allows cruise terminals to charge for handicapped parking, "except any vehicle with specialized equipment, such as ramps, lifts, or foot or hand controls, for use by a person who has a disability, or any vehicle that is displaying the Florida Toll Exemption permit, is exempt from parking fees" In addition, JAXPORT offers year-round cruise ship service aboard Carnival Cruise Lines' ship Carnival Fascination. The Carnival Fascination sails from the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal.
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