Nassau (New Providence Island, Bahamas)

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Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Local Time
22:57 19 Apr 2018

Address
PO Box N-8175, Nassau, Bahamas

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Nassau cruise port is the capital of the Bahamas. It is its largest city and commercial center, located east of Florida in the Atlantic Ocean. Nassau cruise port is on the New Providence Island along the Paradise Island. The city covers a total area of approx 207 km2 (80 ml2) and has a population of around 274,400 people (2016 census).

Nassau (Bahamas) cruise port

  • Nassau cruise port is the largest one in the Bahamas with nearly 3 million cruisers per year. The Bahamas in the third richest Americas’ country (GDP measured), the mainstay is the tourism.
  • Nassau is home to the House of Assembly and a variety of judicial departments. It was considered historically to be a pirates' stronghold. The city was named to honour William III of England, Prince of Orange-Nassau.
  • The port city is an unique mixture of modern resort with British colonialism heritage. It offers interesting sights and amazing tropical beaches, the most popular of which are Junkanoo Beach and Cabbage Beach.
  • The chief festival in Nassau is Junkanoo, a colourful street parade of people in brightly costumes dancing to the rhythmic accompaniment of drums, whistles and cowbells. The 'Junkanoo' is named after the festival's founder 'John Kanoo'. The celebration is held on Jan 1, Jul 10 and Dec 26, begins in the early morning hours (1:00 a.m.) and ends at around 10 a.m.
  • Nassau is one of only 3 Caribbean cities to receive the honor to be recognized as part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network as city of Crafts and Folk Art.
  • Ferries provide water transport from Nassau to the surrounding isles, namely Paradise Island. The main port in the city is Prince George Wharf. It serves cruise ships with call ports in Nassau. Shipping and transportation around Family Islands is primarily by mailboats that are based at Potters Cay. Arawak Port Department, Arawak Cay, serves international shipping. High speed trips to Exuma, Harbour Island and Spanish Wells are available daily.

Highlights: Shops, Marine Park, Paradise Island

Nassau cruise terminal

Nassau cruise port terminal serves major cruise lines as their port of call. The ships that dock at the terminal are operated by Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Discovery and Celebration.

Nassau (Bahamas) cruise ship terminal

Nassau cruise port terminal is located at the Prince George Wharf. It is located on the north coast of the island. It is a busy and very popular port that is capable of accommodating up to 7 vessels simultaneously.

Nassau (New Providence Island, Bahamas) cruise port map (printable)

Downtown Nassau is in adjacent, just within 10 minutes walking distance. The main shopping street, Bay Street, is a block from Nassau cruise port terminal. To reach it, you have to pass the Festival Place Welcome Center. The building offers a lot of services for the tourists like information and helpful brochures. There a lot of possibilities for shore excursions, offered by the cruise companies or organized by your own.

Nassau tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Festival Place: only a minute walk from Nassau cruise port terminal. You can buy ”truly authentic” Bahamian goods.
  • Educulture Museum: 10 minutes away from the terminal by taxi (it will cost you around six dollars). It is dedicated to the Junkanoo parade (Mardi Gras resembling). There is an admission, address: 31 West St.
  • Fort Fincastle: 5 minutes away from Nassau cruise port terminal by taxi (estimated cost is four dollars). The fort dates from the 18th century. It is tiny, hilltop located and served for pirate invasions watch. There is an admission.
  • Potter’s Cay: 8 minutes from the terminal by taxi (around five dollars), under the Paradise Island Bridge you have to try the seafood shacks.
  • Crazy Johnny’s: 8 minutes from Nassau cruise port terminal by taxi. It is a popular old rock and roll night club with karaoke and live performances of local bands. A beer will cost you five dollars.
  • Doongalik Studios Art Gallery: 10 minutes from the terminal by taxi. Great exhibitions housed in a gorgeous old residence located in a beautiful garden.
  • Sandy Toes: you will have to take a taxi (eight minutes) to reach the ferry terminal and then you will need forty more minutes by a boat. The private Rose Island’s beach offers possibilities for snorkeling and kayaking.
  • John Watling’s Rum Distillery in Nassau was established over 200 years ago. It takes 20-25 min taxi ride (USD 10) and includes climbing a large hill. Upon arrival guests are greeted with a pina colada sample. Follows a 10-15 min grounds tour which ends up in the gift shop. The tour of the property is free of charge. There is a good bar where guests can sample 3 types of rum or order the sampled in the begining pina colada.
  • Graycliff Hotel is not very large and offer day passes (around USD 100 per person). The hotel has several dining rooms where guests can order the hotel's famous pizzas (around USD 20). Near is the Grayliff Chocolate factory offering free samples in its gift shop.
  • Queen's Staircase was carved by slaves in the end of the 18th century and has a total of 66 steps. The area is shaded, and free of charge.
  • Baha Mar Resort was inaugurated in 2017 and is located on Cable Beach. At the resoty guests can enjoy gambling, premium shopping, visit bars and explore the property.
  • Junkanno Beach is public and at short walking distance from the cruise port. There are cheap drinks and clean restrooms, as well as free Wi-Fi.

Next are listed the most popular Carnival Cruise Lines tours in Nassau, with USD prices per adult:

  • Ardastra Gardens and Zoo ($50)
  • Atlantis Resort ($120)
  • catamaran and snorkeling ($60)
  • kayaking ($60)
  • jeep tour ($60)
  • parasailing ($90)
  • historical tours ($45)
  • scuba diving tour ($130)

Hotels near Nassau cruise port terminal

  • Graycliff Hotel
  • Melia Nassau Beach
  • Orchard Garden Hotel
  • Paradise Harbour Club & Marina
  • Red Carpet Inn Nassau Bahamas
  • Grand Central Hotel
  • Wyndham Nassau Resort
  • British Colonial Hilton Nassau
  • Harborside Atlantis
  • Beach Tower Atlantis
  • Best Western Plus Bay View Suites
  • El Greco Beach Hotel
  • Paradise Island Harbour Resort
  • Comfort Suites Paradise Island
  • One&Only Ocean Club
  • The Cove Atlantis
  • Royal Towers Atlantis
  • Coral Towers Atlantis
  • Towne Hotel
  • The Reef Atlantis

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Port Nassau 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 Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ship Arrival Departure Next Port of Call
1 April, 2018
Sunday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Seaside07:0014:00 San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 April, 2018
Sunday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Sky08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
1 April, 2018
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
1 April, 2018
Sunday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Ecstasy08:0017:00 Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
2 April, 2018
Monday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineAllure Of The Seas07:0014:00 Saint Thomas Island, Charlotte Amalie, USVI
2 April, 2018
Monday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Wonder09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
2 April, 2018
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty10:0018:00 Princess Cays, Bahamas private island
3 April, 2018
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
3 April, 2018
Tuesday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
4 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineAnthem of the Seas07:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
4 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas08:0021:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
4 April, 2018
Wednesday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Sunshine08:0017:00 Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
5 April, 2018
Thursday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Breakaway08:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
5 April, 2018
Thursday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Elation08:0017:00 Jacksonville, JAXPORT, Florida
6 April, 2018
Friday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty10:0018:00 Port Canaveral, Orlando, Florida
6 April, 2018
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Escape12:0019:00 Miami, Florida
7 April, 2018
Saturday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Victory10:00 Miami, Florida
7 April, 2018
Saturday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Sky08:0017:00 Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas private island
7 April, 2018
Saturday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Ecstasy08:0017:00 Charleston, South Carolina
7 April, 2018
Saturday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
7 April, 2018
Saturday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas12:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
8 April, 2018
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
8 April, 2018
Sunday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
8 April, 2018
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEmpress Of The Seas08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
9 April, 2018
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Conquest09:0017:00 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas private island
9 April, 2018
Monday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Magic09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
10 April, 2018
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineGrandeur Of The Seas07:0023:00 Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
10 April, 2018
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
10 April, 2018
Tuesday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty08:0017:00 Port Canaveral, Orlando, Florida
10 April, 2018
Tuesday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
11 April, 2018
Wednesday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Freedom07:0017:00 Galveston, Texas
11 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineAnthem of the Seas07:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
11 April, 2018
Wednesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade08:0018:00 Miami, Florida
11 April, 2018
Wednesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Gem08:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
11 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas08:0021:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
12 April, 2018
Thursday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Dream07:0017:00 New Orleans, Louisiana
12 April, 2018
Thursday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Breakaway08:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
12 April, 2018
Thursday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Victory08:0016:00 Miami, Florida
12 April, 2018
Thursday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Ecstasy08:0017:00 Charleston, South Carolina
13 April, 2018
Friday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Magic08:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
13 April, 2018
Friday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty10:0018:00 Port Canaveral, Orlando, Florida
13 April, 2018
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Escape12:0019:00 Miami, Florida
14 April, 2018
Saturday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Victory10:00 Miami, Florida
14 April, 2018
Saturday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
14 April, 2018
Saturday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas12:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
15 April, 2018
Sunday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineArtania07:0023:00 Charleston, South Carolina
15 April, 2018
Sunday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Sky08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
15 April, 2018
Sunday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Escape08:0017:00 Ocho Rios, Jamaica
15 April, 2018
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
15 April, 2018
Sunday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Sensation08:0017:00 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas private island
16 April, 2018
Monday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineAllure Of The Seas07:0014:00 Saint Thomas Island, Charlotte Amalie, USVI
16 April, 2018
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Ecstasy08:0017:00 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas private island
16 April, 2018
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty10:0018:00 Princess Cays, Bahamas private island
17 April, 2018
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEmpress Of The Seas07:0017:00 Miami, Florida
17 April, 2018
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
17 April, 2018
Tuesday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
18 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineAnthem of the Seas07:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
18 April, 2018
Wednesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Gem08:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
18 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas08:0021:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
19 April, 2018
Thursday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Breeze07:0017:00 Galveston, Texas
19 April, 2018
Thursday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Elation08:0017:00 Jacksonville, JAXPORT, Florida
20 April, 2018
Friday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Seaside09:0016:00 Miami, Florida
20 April, 2018
Friday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty10:0018:00 Port Canaveral, Orlando, Florida
21 April, 2018
Saturday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Victory10:00 Miami, Florida
21 April, 2018
Saturday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
21 April, 2018
Saturday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas12:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
22 April, 2018
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
22 April, 2018
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEmpress Of The Seas08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
22 April, 2018
Sunday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Equinox09:0018:00 Miami, Florida
22 April, 2018
Sunday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Magic09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
23 April, 2018
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Elation08:0017:00 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas private island
23 April, 2018
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Ecstasy08:0017:00 Princess Cays, Bahamas private island
24 April, 2018
Tuesday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Sunshine08:0017:00 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas private island
24 April, 2018
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
24 April, 2018
Tuesday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty08:0017:00 Port Canaveral, Orlando, Florida
24 April, 2018
Tuesday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
25 April, 2018
Wednesday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Freedom07:0017:00 Galveston, Texas
25 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineAnthem of the Seas07:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
25 April, 2018
Wednesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Gem08:0018:00 New York, Cape Liberty NYC
25 April, 2018
Wednesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas08:0021:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
27 April, 2018
Friday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Conquest08:0016:00 Fort Lauderdale, Port Everglades, Florida
27 April, 2018
Friday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Magic09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
27 April, 2018
Friday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty10:0018:00 Port Canaveral, Orlando, Florida
28 April, 2018
Saturday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Victory10:00 Miami, Florida
28 April, 2018
Saturday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Sky08:0017:00 Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas private island
28 April, 2018
Saturday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Elation08:0017:00 Jacksonville, JAXPORT, Florida
28 April, 2018
Saturday
Disney Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineDisney Dream09:0017:00 Castaway Cay, Bahamas private island
28 April, 2018
Saturday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineMajesty Of The Seas12:0023:00 Coco Cay, Bahamas private island
29 April, 2018
Sunday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Sensation08:0017:00 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas private island
29 April, 2018
Sunday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineEnchantment Of The Seas08:0017:00 Miami, Florida
29 April, 2018
Sunday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Ecstasy08:0017:00 Charleston, South Carolina
30 April, 2018
Monday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineAllure Of The Seas07:0014:00 Saint Thomas Island, Charlotte Amalie, USVI
30 April, 2018
Monday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Liberty10:0018:00 Princess Cays, Bahamas private island

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