Willemstad (Curacao Island, Dutch Antilles)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Local Time
20:49 25 Jul 2017

Address
Curacao Ports Authority,Werf de Wilde z/n, P.O. Box 689, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles

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Willemstad cruise port serves the capital city of Curacao (Leeward Islands, Dutch Antiles) - an island country and one of the overseas territories of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (aka Holland). Curacao is the largest (total area 444 km2 / 171 ml2) of the ABC Duch islands in the Leeward Antilles group (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao). The other "Dutch Antilles" islands are in the Lesser Antilles - Sint Maarten (the southern part of Saint Martin island), Saba Island and the Sint Eustatius Island.

Willemstad cruise port is a popular port of call for Southern Caribbean and Panama Canal cruises. The official language of the area is Papiamentu, widely spoken are English, Spanish and Dutch. The standard of living in Curacao is among the highest in the Caribbean.

Willemstad cruise port is in the itineraries of major cruise lines including AIDA, Carnival, Pullmantur, Silversea, Royal Caribbean, Holland American Line, Celebrity, P&O and NCL.


Highlights: Willemstad, Tropical Amsterdam, coral reefs, Hato Caves,

Willemstad cruise terminal

Willemstad cruise port has two piers – Mega Pier and Curaco Cruise Ship Terminal. Both are located in the Otrobanda. It is on the west side of the city.Willemstad (Curacao Island, Dutch Antilles) cruise port map (printable)

Willemstad cruise port Mega pier accommodate ships larger to enter Santa Anna Bay. The bay is narrow but deep channel and splits the town in two Otrobanda (west) and Punda (east). Willemstad cruise port Mega Pier is withing walking distance from the city downtown. The passengers just need to go through the Renaisaance Mall and the Rif Fort and they will be in the Otrobanda’s center. Punda is across through the Queen Emma Bridge.

Smaller cruise ships dock at the older Willemstad cruise port pier – Curaco Cruise Ship Terminal. It is located inside Santa Anna Bay.

Willemstad cruise port welcomes about 220 cruise ship calls per year with approximately 300,000 passengers.

Both Willemstad cruise port piers are within walking distance from the main highlights of the city. At both terminals are available taxis. (Be aware to negotiate the rate!). The public transportation service include the local bus – ”Buki di Bus” and trolleys.

Both Willemstad cruise port piers are within walking distance from the main highlights of the city. At both terminals are available taxis. (Be aware to negotiate the rate!). The public transportation service include the local bus – ”Buki di Bus” and trolleys.

Willemstad tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Queen Emma Bridge: the bridge that connects Point Side (Punda) and Other Side (Otrobanda). The bridge is also known as “The Swinging Old Lady.”
  • Christoffel National Park: located at West Point. The National Park houses Boca Grandi. Those are Indian caves with paintings of Mount Christoffel and the Arawak Indians. The highest point in Curacao is the Mount Christoffel, 1292-ft.
  • Curacao Sea Aquarium: it houses the Dolphin Academy.
  • Fort Amsterdam: located at Punda Side in Willemstad.
  • Fort Nassau: the fort was built to defend the city and the St. Anna Bay. There is also a restaurant that overlooks at the water.
  • The Floating Market: the floating market is a fleet of mini boats. They come from Venezuela and sell fresh fruits and fish. It is located in Punda Side, a block from the Queen Juliana Bridge.
  • Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue: western hemisphere’s oldest synagogue.
  • Museum Kura Hulanda: anthropological museum where you can discover the culture of the island and the chronicles of trading African slaves.

The Willemstad 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 Willemstad, Curacao Island, Dutch Antilles.

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Port Willemstad 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 Willemstad, Curacao Island, Dutch Antilles. 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
Sunday
2 July, 2017
Disney Fantasy(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Monday
3 July, 2017
Pullmantur Zenith(departing at 03 Jul)
Tuesday
4 July, 2017
Adventure Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 20:00)
Thursday
6 July, 2017
Carnival Vista(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Monday
10 July, 2017
Pullmantur Zenith(departing at 10 Jul)
Tuesday
11 July, 2017
Adventure Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 20:00)
Monday
17 July, 2017
Pullmantur Zenith(departing at 17 Jul)
Wednesday
19 July, 2017
Carnival Magic(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Thursday
20 July, 2017
Carnival Vista(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Monday
24 July, 2017
Pullmantur Zenith(departing at 24 Jul)
Tuesday
25 July, 2017
Adventure Of The Seas(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 20:00)
Monday
31 July, 2017
Pullmantur Zenith(arriving at 31 Jul - departing at 31 Jul)