Barbados Port FAQ

Barbados is an island in the Caribbean that keeps close ties to Britain. Through the Bridgetown port in Barbados, the place is accessible for all sea and land vacationers. Cruise ships have quite a number of shore excursion options, however exploring the place on foot is also an ideal thing to do. Numerous activities are also lined up for travelers, from shopping to sightseeing, Barbados is worthy of being called a cruise passenger favorite.

1. What is the Cruise Port Address?

University Row
Princess Alice Highway
Bridgetown, Barbados.

2. What is the Cruise Port Phone Number?

phone: (246) 430-4700 

fax:  (246) 429-5348

3. What is the Cruise Port Parking Like?

Parking is not available within the area of the Barbados Port.

4. How do You get to the Cruise Port?

From the airport, you must take the ABC Highway towards the west. Through the first traffic light, continue straight on and stay on the left lane. As you leave the ABC Highway, you will reach Collymore Rock. As you keep straight, you will reach the traffic lights at the River Road in Bridgetown. Turn right, cross the bridge, turn left then the road turns into one way. After continuing along the boardwalk, the road will force you to go right then to the left immediately. You will reach the Princess Alice Highway that will lead you straight to the Bridgetown Port.

5. What Cruise Lines use the Port?

Popular cruise lines such as the Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise, Norwegian Cruise Line and Fred Olsen cruises all use the Galveston Port.

6. What is the Nearest Airport to the Cruise Port?

From the Bridgetown Port, the Grantley Adams International Airport is located 21 kilometers away. Several airlines from Europe, North America and Caribbean serve in this airport.

7. What Attractions are Near the Cruise Port?

The island includes some of Caribbean’s most expensive and famous hotels. Near the Bridgetown port, trendy restaurants and an exciting nightlife accompany the numerous hotels that are situated in the island’s western coast. The place also has a huge number of shops and cottages where vacationers can buy popular souvenirs. Exploring Bridgetown will also lead you to the city’s open air market, St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Malibu Rum Factory, the Soupbowl Café, and Harrison’s Cove which became famous for its stalactites and stalagmites.

8. What Hotels are Near the Cruise Port?

Near Bridgetown is Holetown, the third largest city in Barbados. This place has been known for its beaches and environment and offers numerous hotels as well as little boutiques. For instance, the Dover Beach Hotel is also located only 15 minutes from Bridgetown port.

9. What Restaurants and Shops are Near the Cruise Port?

Once you have exited the pier area, you will enter a large building that includes the shopping mall. If you are traveling down to one side of the mall then up its other branch it will bring you outside into the transportation area where the buses are boarded for local tours and the taxis are always available. Just outside the gates of Galveston Port is the Pelican Village, where many quaint shops are situated and other boutiques, and souvenir stores that sell local crafts. For a more vigorous shopping experience, you can head to downtown Bridgetown and to all the department stores, boutiques shops and various street vendors located on Broad Street.

10. Are Ships Docked at the Port, or are Passengers Ferried from the Port to the Ship?

The ship will dock at the Bridgetown Cruise Terminal approximately about 1 mile from town.

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