St Johns (Antigua)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Local Time
05:42 24 Jan 2018

Address
Antigua Port Authority, PO Box 1052, St John’s, Antigua

  Port Map

St Johns cruise port is located in the West Indies in the Caribbean. It is the capital of Antigua and Barbuda on the main Leeward Island. St Johns covers a total area of approx 10 km2 (4 ml2) and has a population of around 81,800 inhabitants (2011 census). It is also the commercial centre of the nation and chief port of Antigua island.

St Johns cruise port

  • St Johns is one of the most developed municipalities in Lesser Antilles. The port city is famous for its shopping malls and boutiques selling haute-couture clothing and designer jewellery. There are also independent establishments, selling fashions.
  • St Johns attracts tourists from the cruise ships that dock in the harbour at Redcliffe Quay and Heritage Quay several times per week, as well as from the resorts on the island.
  • The investment banking industry features strong presence in the city. Some of the major world financial institutions have their offices in St Johns.
  • Antigua Rum Distillery, which is the only rum distillery on the island is situated at the Citadel. Annual production yields over 180,000 gallons bottled.
  • There are a number of museums, including Museum of Antigua & Barbuda and Museum of Marine Art, small facility containing volcanic stones, fossilised bedrock, petrified wood, artefacts from English shipwrecks and a collection of over 10,000 shells.
  • The skyline of the city is dominated by the baroque towers of St Johns Cathedral.
  • The Botanical Garden is close to the intersection of Independence Avenue and Factory Road. 
  • St Johns Antigua Light is the port's lighthouse situated in the harbour.
  • Fort James is at the entrance to St Johns harbour. Other forts located nearby include Fort Charles, Fort George, Fort Berkeley, Fort Barrington and Fort Shirley.
  • The Government House is Governor's residence, 19th century parsonage building. It's included on 2018 World Monuments Fund's list of monuments at risk.
  • Antigua attracts tourists with its natural beauty and finest resorts. Celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Eric Clapton and Giorgio Armani own private residends on the island.
  • St Johns cruise port has a deep water harbor and welcomes some of the largest ships tn the world. Major cruise lines including Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruises, Disney, Celebrity, Princess and Norwegian cruise lines use St Johns cruise port as a port of call in their itineraries.

Highlights: St John's, Nelson's Dockyard, beaches

St Johns cruise terminal

Saint Johns Antigua cruise port has max capacity of 4 large-sized ships at a time. Most ships are berthed at the Heritage Quay pier - the newest and largest of the two cruise ship quays.

St Johns (Antigua) cruise port map (printable)

When the port has scheduled more than 4 cruise vessels at a time, some of the ships are berthed at Deep Water Harbour Terminal. This facility is located approx 1,5 km (1 ml) the town.

Sometimes, smaller-sized cruise ships anchor at the English Harbour, located on the island's southern coast.

Heritage Quay

The 2-story cruise terminal building has numerous duty-free shops selling electronics, jewelery, liquors, tobaccos / cigars, designer clothing and watches, local music, fine china and crystal, cosmetics, perfumes, sport equipment, swimwear. Shopping is easy as there are no restrictions once you proof your travel status.

At the Heritage Quay terminal there are also specialty restaurants and bars. Heritage Quay's last renovation was in December 2006.

Redliffe Quay

The second St Johns port's cruise ship terminal is located at one of town's oldest parts, dating back from the 17th century. The docking area used to be among the busiest Caribbean trading centers in the 18th century. The Redliffe Quay terminal has boutiques, bars, cafes, restaurants.

St Johns tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Beaches: Antigua is famous with the fact that there are 365 beaches – a different one for each day of the year.
  • St John’ Cathedral: major landmark. It dates from 1683 when it was just a wooden structure. It was rebuilt several times since than. Now it is stunning building with impressive Baroque towers.
  • Museum of Antigua and Barbuda: explore the islands’ history. Located at Long Street.
  • Nelson’s Dockyard National Park: tour the area. You can also visit the Dockyard Museum and the Admiral’s House Museum. Another landmark of the park is the Clarence House.
  • Fig Tree Drive: if you have more time, you should definitely try it. The drive follows the southern coast of Antigua and you can enjoy the amazing local live going through fishing villages, farmlands or beautiful rainforest. ”Fig” is the local name for banana tree.

The St Johns 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 St Johns, Antigua.

If you lose the St Johns location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

Port St Johns 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 St Johns, Antigua. 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
Monday
1 January, 2018
Azura(arriving at 01 Jan - departing at 02 Jan)
Braemar(arriving at 01 Jan - departing at 01 Jan)
Pacific Princess(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Tuesday
2 January, 2018
Adventure Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Silver Wind(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 22:00)
Wednesday
3 January, 2018
Britannia(arriving at 03 Jan - departing at 03 Jan)
Jewel Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Thursday
4 January, 2018
SeaDream I(arriving at 04 Jan)
Viking Sea(arriving at 04 Jan - departing at 04 Jan)
AIDAdiva(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Friday
5 January, 2018
Marella Discovery(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Norwegian Dawn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Sunday
7 January, 2018
AIDAmar(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Marella Celebration(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
MSC Divina(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Norwegian Gem(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Monday
8 January, 2018
MSC Fantasia(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 17:00)
Oceania Riviera(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
Tuesday
9 January, 2018
Pullmantur Zenith(arriving at 09 Jan - departing at 09 Jan)
Viking Sea(arriving at 09 Jan - departing at 09 Jan)
Norwegian Dawn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
ms Nieuw Amsterdam(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 20:00)
Wednesday
10 January, 2018
Seven Seas Explorer(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 17:00)
Celebrity Summit(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
ms Koningsdam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Seabourn Odyssey(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 23:00)
Thursday
11 January, 2018
Costa Pacifica(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
AIDAluna(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 20:00)
Carnival Sunshine(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Celebrity Eclipse(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Friday
12 January, 2018
Anthem of the Seas(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 17:00)
Carnival Pride(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Saturday
13 January, 2018
Oceana(arriving at 13 Jan - departing at 13 Jan)
SeaDream I(arriving at 13 Jan)
Monday
15 January, 2018
Braemar(arriving at 15 Jan - departing at 15 Jan)
Ventura(arriving at 15 Jan - departing at 15 Jan)
Celebrity Summit(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Norwegian Breakaway(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Disney Wonder(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Tuesday
16 January, 2018
Azura(arriving at 16 Jan - departing at 16 Jan)
Royal Princess(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Wednesday
17 January, 2018
Britannia(arriving at 17 Jan - departing at 17 Jan)
Jewel Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Norwegian Gem(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Thursday
18 January, 2018
SeaDream I(departing at 18 Jan)
Costa Pacifica(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
AIDAdiva(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
Serenade Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Celebrity Silhouette(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Friday
19 January, 2018
Viking Sea(arriving at 19 Jan - departing at 19 Jan)
Marella Discovery(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Saturday
20 January, 2018
ms Rotterdam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Sunday
21 January, 2018
AIDAmar(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Marella Celebration(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
22 January, 2018
MSC Fantasia(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 17:00)
Royal Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Celebrity Reflection(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Tuesday
23 January, 2018
Pullmantur Zenith(arriving at 23 Jan - departing at 23 Jan)
Crown Princess(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
MSC Seaside(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 17:00)
Wednesday
24 January, 2018
Freedom Of The Seas(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 15:00)
Disney Wonder(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Thursday
25 January, 2018
Costa Pacifica(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 18:00)
AIDAluna(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 20:00)
Celebrity Eclipse(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Grandeur Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Saturday
27 January, 2018
SeaDream I(departing at 27 Jan)
Sunday
28 January, 2018
ms Koningsdam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 14:00)
MSC Divina(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 18:00)
Monday
29 January, 2018
Braemar(arriving at 29 Jan - departing at 29 Jan)
Viking Sea(arriving at 29 Jan - departing at 29 Jan)
Celebrity Silhouette(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Disney Wonder(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Tuesday
30 January, 2018
Azura(arriving at 30 Jan - departing at 30 Jan)
Jewel Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
Norwegian Gem(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 18:00)
Wednesday
31 January, 2018
Britannia(arriving at 31 Jan - departing at 31 Jan)
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