Jacksonville, Florida Cruises


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Jacksonville offers something for everyone. History buffs can visit the many landmarks that stretch from Amelia Island to St. Augustine, and families will find the array of attractions, including the many white-sand beaches, both fun and relaxing. Music fans can take in live performances at a variety of venues, and sports enthusiasts can enjoy tennis, sailing, or one of the area's golf courses.

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Hotels near Jacksonville, Florida cruise port

Omni Jacksonville Hotel
245 Water St
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville I-295/East Beltway
9815 Lantern St
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Candlewood Suites Jacksonville East Merril Road
2700 Jane St
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville
225 E Coastline D
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Jacksonville Plaza Hotel & Suites
14585 Duval Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jacksonville - Blount Island
10148 New Berlin Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32226

430 Jacksonville, Florida Port Reviews


by BillyHarrell

Jacksonville Port was easy to find. Smaller port with easy in and out parking. All port hands were helpful and friendly. We enjoyed our cruise on the Elation!!


by GypsyRose85

I’ll be taking a road trip down to this destination. Me and my two bffs, can’t wait!!! Embarkation is in two days woot woot 😍🤪! I will miss my children dearly but I soooo desperately need this trip for my sanity and their lives lol jk jk!!!


by me177

Had a great weekend in Jacksonville before we boarded the Elation. Ate at The Juicy Crab. It was delicious. Went to Jacksonville Beach and watched the surfers. Beautiful day. Parked in the JAXport and it was so easy to get on and off the ship. We would park there again.


by Bonnibren

Our family LOVED Jacksonville! We in fact are thinking we want to go back and just spend a week in Jacksonville and sightsee. Don't go to Jacksonville Beach...way too busy. We hit a little gem further north of Atlantic Beach at Hanna Park. We fell in LOVE! Not crazy busy, we were able to see cargo ships coming and going further up the beach, saw a couple surfers and parasails. IT was so fun! We also took a day and went down to St. Augustine. It's definitely a tourist place, but it was a beautiful little town, and we were wishing we had more time to spend. We had a pre-paid candy making class to get to at Sweet Pete's back in Jacksonville, which the whole family enjoyed. We want to come back to Jacksonville. Especially since we are from the Midwest, and NEVER see some of the sites we saw in JAX!

Visited: May 12, 2018

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by ctav

I haven't cruised from this port for a little while , and it is a nice port not messy, or congested and a short walking distance to the terminal but the one thing that did stand out is that before you enter the parking area, the port security requies your ID, cruise documents and boarding pass.

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