Bridgetown (Barbados)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Local Time
20:31 14 Dec 2017

Address
University Row Bridgetown St. Michael, BB11142 Barbadoss

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Bridgetown is the capital and biggest city of Barbados. Formerly Town of Saint Michael, Greater Bridgetown area is situated within parish of Saint Michael. Locally referred to as "The City", the most common reference to Bridgetown is simply "Town". The city covers a total area of approx 40 km2 (15 ml2) and has a population of around 110,000 inhabitants (2014 census).

Bridgetown (Barbados) cruise port

  • Bridgetown port, along Carlisle Bay, lies on the island's southwestern coast. Parts of Greater Bridgetown area (defined by Ring Road Bypass or commonly known as ABC Highway), sit close to the borders of neighbouring parishes St. James and Christ Church.
  • Grantley Adams International Airport, is located 16 km (9.9 ml) southeast of Bridgetown city centre, and offers daily flights to major cities in the Caribbean, United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. 
  • The present day location of Bridgetown was established in 1628 by English settlers following prior settlement under Sir William Courten's authority at St. James Town. Bridgetown is a popular West Indies destination, and city acts as a major financial, convention, informatics centre, and port of call in the Caribbean. On June 25, 2011 Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison were pronounced a World Heritage Site of UNESCO.
  • Bridgetown cruise port serves Barbados Island (Caribbean Sea). Barbados port authority is the company "Bridgetown Cruise Terminals Inc". Its largest shareholders (investors) are the Government of Barbados (through the state-owned company "Barbados Port Inc", with 30% of the shares) and the private companies "Goddard Enterprises Ltd (20%) and Cave Shepherd & Co Ltd (20%). The remaining 30% of the cruise terminal's shares are held by the general public (subscribed at the initial building stage of port's development).
  • Barbados is included in many Southern Caribbean cruise itineraries, also visiting Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe, St Martin, St Barts, Nevis, St Kitts), Greater Antilles, Windward Islands (Martinique, St Vincent, St Lucia, Dominica), Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba.
  • Bridgetown Barbados also serves as turnaround (departure) port for cruise ships in the fleets of Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, P&O UK (fly-cruise deals from UK during the winter season).

Highlights: Windward Island, Bridgetown, Beaches

Bridgetown cruise terminal

Bridgetown Barbados cruise port terminal (aka "Deep Water Harbour") is operational since January 14, 1994. The port has 4 deepwater quays with capacity to accommodate up to 6 vessels at a time. The berths are numbered 2, 3, 4, and the "sugar berth", in addition to the port's breakwater.Bridgetown (Barbados) cruise ship terminal

Rarely, when all berths are occupied, cruise ships dock at the Esso (cargo) terminal.Bridgetown (Barbados) cruise port map (printable)

  • Bridgetown cruise ship terminal offers modern amenities and facilities, such as Health Center, Customs, Immigration, Animal Quarantine, Barbados Tourism Office (tourist info center), Post Office. Other terminal building facilities are cafes, 2 restaurants (open-air, with full-service bars), business (conference) facility, a hand-made pottery (Bajan craft) shop, 21 duty-free shops (all air-conditioned, tax-free prices are 30-50% cheaper than in the USA or UK / Europe), car rental offices, internet zone.
  • There is a special departure area for passengers with pre-booked shore excursions and tours in Barbados.
  • Bridgetown Cruise Terminal has a total area of 60,000 ft2 (5575 m2), of which approx 20,000 ft2 (1860 m2) is the shopping area. Outside the port's entrance is the Chattel Village (marketplace) with 16 outdoor shops. Also there is a bus stop / taxi rank.
  • The port is located approx 13 ml (21 km) from the Grantley Adams Airport. The shuttle bus service from the port to the city center is at additional cost (USD 1 pp). Taxi ride is about 5 min, and cost around USD 4 per cab. The walking distance from the port to the city is around 15 min (along the boardwalk).

Bridgetown tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Barbados Garrison: World Heritage Site of UNESCO. It dates from 1780 when it was established to be the Imperial Forces’ military headquarter. Now it is a home to the Barbados Defence Force. You can tour George Washington House, St. Ann’s Fort, the Barbados National Armoury and the Savannah park.
  • Parliament Buildings: or the “Public Buildings”. They were constructed in the period 1870-1874 of coral limestone in neo-gothic style. They house the Barbados Parliament. The Senate and House of Assembly are housed in the east wing. The Parliament Museum and the National Gallery are housed in the west wing. There also is the clock tower.
  • National Heroes Square: formerly Trafalgar Square, it is located between the Parliament buildings and the Constitution River Inner Basin. There you will see three sculptures. The first is a a memorial to the Barbadians that were killed during the two World Wars. The Lord Horatio Nelson bronze statue marks the center of the city. The clamshell-shaped fountain is the third one.it is a memorial of the Bridgetown first piped water.
  • St. Michael’s Cathedral: located two blocks away from the National Heroes Square, direction East. It dates from 1789 and replaced the 1665 wooden building. The church is made of coral stone and got its cathedral status when Bishop William Harte Coleridge arrived in 1825.
  • Nidhe Israel Synagogue: UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the oldest Western Hemisphere synagogues dates from 1654.
  • Queen’s Park: located beside St. Michael’s Row, east of downtown.
  • Barbados Museum: the St. Ann’s Garrison British military prison houses the museum. You will find great variety of exhibitions.
  • Beaches: visit the beautiful Gold Coats beaches. Great for watersports is Payne’s bay. The Brighton Beach, Brandon’s Beach and Paradise Beach are located in the Fresh Water Bay, next to Payne’s bay.

The Bridgetown cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Bridgetown, Barbados.

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Port Bridgetown cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Bridgetown, Barbados. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Friday
1 December, 2017
Azura(arriving at 01 Dec)
Queen Victoria(arriving at 01 Dec - departing at 01 Dec)
Viking Sea(arriving at 01 Dec - departing at 01 Dec)
Columbus(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 21:00)
Saturday
2 December, 2017
Azura(departing at 02 Dec)
Queen Mary 2(arriving at 02 Dec - departing at 02 Dec)
Star Breeze(departing at 18:00)
Wind Surf(arriving at 04:00)
Silver Wind(departing at 22:00)
Celebrity Eclipse(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Sunday
3 December, 2017
Marella Discovery(departing at 20:00)
mv Aegean Odyssey(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 07 Dec)
AIDAdiva(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 19:00)
Celebrity Silhouette(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Norwegian Sun(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Monday
4 December, 2017
Mein Schiff 3(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 05 Dec)
Celebrity Summit(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
ms Koningsdam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
AIDAdiva(departing at 19:00)
Tuesday
5 December, 2017
Mein Schiff 3(departing at 05 Dec)
Pullmantur Zenith(arriving at 05 Dec - departing at 05 Dec)
MSC Fantasia(departing at 20:00)
Wednesday
6 December, 2017
Arcadia(arriving at 06 Dec - departing at 06 Dec)
Carnival Fascination(departing at 06 Dec)
Silver Whisper(departing at 22:00)
Silver Muse(departing at 22:00)
Thursday
7 December, 2017
Britannia(arriving at 07 Dec - departing at 09 Dec)
Carnival Fascination(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Adventure Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Seven Seas Mariner(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Jewel Of The Seas(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 19:00)
Friday
8 December, 2017
Anthem of the Seas(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 17:00)
Saturday
9 December, 2017
Britannia(departing at 09 Dec)
Royal Clipper(departing at 09 Dec)
SeaDream I(departing at 09 Dec)
Silver Wind(departing at 23:00)
Serenade Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Wind Surf(departing at 23:00)
Sunday
10 December, 2017
Marella Discovery(departing at 20:00)
Monday
11 December, 2017
Viking Sea(arriving at 11 Dec - departing at 11 Dec)
Costa Magica(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Tuesday
12 December, 2017
Norwegian Dawn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Celebrity Reflection(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 18:00)
Celebrity Silhouette(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 23:00)
MSC Armonia(arriving at 13:00 - departing at 20:00)
Wednesday
13 December, 2017
Carnival Fascination(departing at 13 Dec)
Thursday
14 December, 2017
Carnival Fascination(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Crystal Serenity(departing at 18:00)
Jewel Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Friday
15 December, 2017
Azura(arriving at 15 Dec)
mv Aegean Odyssey(arriving at 05:00)
ms Veendam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Seven Seas Explorer(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Saturday
16 December, 2017
Azura(departing at 16 Dec)
Royal Clipper(departing at 16 Dec)
SeaDream I(departing at 16 Dec)
Wind Surf(departing at 23:00)
Silver Wind(departing at 22:00)
Celebrity Eclipse(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 15:00)
Sunday
17 December, 2017
AIDAdiva(departing at 20:00)
Marella Discovery(departing at 20:00)
Marella Celebration(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
18 December, 2017
Mein Schiff 3(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 19 Dec)
Tuesday
19 December, 2017
Mein Schiff 3(departing at 19 Dec)
Pullmantur Zenith(arriving at 19 Dec - departing at 19 Dec)
Viking Sea(arriving at 19 Dec - departing at 19 Dec)
Costa Pacifica(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 19:00)
MSC Fantasia(departing at 20:00)
Wednesday
20 December, 2017
Braemar(arriving at 20 Dec - departing at 20 Dec)
Carnival Fascination(departing at 20 Dec)
Thursday
21 December, 2017
Braemar(departing at 21 Dec)
Britannia(arriving at 21 Dec - departing at 23 Dec)
Carnival Fascination(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Sea Cloud II(departing at 21 Dec)
Adventure Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Friday
22 December, 2017
Sea Cloud II(arriving at 22 Dec)
Jewel Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Saturday
23 December, 2017
Britannia(departing at 23 Dec)
Royal Clipper(departing at 23 Dec)
Wind Surf(departing at 23:00)
Silver Wind(departing at 23:00)
Norwegian Dawn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Sunday
24 December, 2017
Marella Discovery(departing at 20:00)
Regal Princess(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Monday
25 December, 2017
Royal Princess(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 20:00)
Tuesday
26 December, 2017
Silver Muse(arriving at 06:00 - departing at 23:00)
Costa Magica(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
ms Prinsendam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Wednesday
27 December, 2017
Carnival Fascination(departing at 27 Dec)
Seabourn Odyssey(departing at 23:00)
Caribbean Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Celebrity Eclipse(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 23:00)
Celebrity Summit(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Thursday
28 December, 2017
Carnival Fascination(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
SeaDream I(departing at 28 Dec)
Azamara Quest(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 23:00)
Jewel Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Serenade Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Seven Seas Explorer(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Friday
29 December, 2017
Azura(arriving at 29 Dec)
Queen Mary 2(arriving at 29 Dec - departing at 29 Dec)
Norwegian Gem(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Oceania Riviera(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Saturday
30 December, 2017
Arcadia(arriving at 30 Dec - departing at 30 Dec)
Azura(departing at 30 Dec)
Royal Clipper(departing at 30 Dec)
Wind Surf(departing at 23:00)
Silver Wind(departing at 19:00)
Pacific Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Sunday
31 December, 2017
Marella Discovery(departing at 20:00)
AIDAdiva(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 19:00)
Marella Celebration(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Oceania Sirena(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Albatros(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 02:00)
2017 December