Image of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas cruise ship leaving Port Everglades on her maiden voyage
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas leaves Port Everglades on her maiden voyage to the Caribbean on Nov. 5, 2016. The 6,360 passenger capacity Harmony of the Seas will make weekly voyages to the Eastern and Western Caribbean, along with her sister Allure of the Seas.
Aerial image of Holland-America's Koningsdam cruise ship.
Holland-America's newest and most luxurious cruise ship, the ms Koningsdam, is homeported at Port Everglades for the 2017 Cruise Season.
Image of the Crystal Serenity cruise ship at seas.
Crystal Cruises returns to Port Everglades in 2016 with the Nov. 8th arrival of the Crystal Serenity.
Port Everglades is consistently ranked among the top three cruise ports in the world and welcomes approximately 4 million cruise guests annually.
Port Everglades offers cruise guests more choices with a wide variety of itineraries ranging from 3 to 14-plus days.
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Port Everglades, located in Greater Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Florida, is ranked second among cruise ports worldwide and has more homeported cruise ships than any other port.  Check out our 2017 Cruise Guide to learn more about cruising from Port Everglades.

new for 2017 cruise season - mobile passport

Graphic of the Mobile Passport IconMobile Passport is the first Smartphone app authorized to expedite a traveler's entry process into the United States. This free app, available for Android and iOS phones, will allow you to submit your passport and customs declaration via your smartphone or other mobile device instead of using the traditional paper method.

You'll "sail" through Customs using Mobile Passport! CLICK HERE to learn more about Mobile Passport or to download the app.

quick facts

  • Parking is $15 daily
  • Fort Lauderale-Hollywood International (FLL) is located next to the Port
  • Taxis, vans and shuttle buses are available
  • Three conveniently-located entrances
  • Have your cruise documents and government-issued photo ID (driver's license or passport) ready when arriving at the Port's security checkpoint 
  • Motorists picking up cruise passengers can wait in our free cell phone lot until their party is ready for picked up

fun facts

  • Welcomed two newly-build cruise ships for the 2017 cruise season, Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas and Holland America's ms Koningsdam
  • More than 3.8 million passengers in FY2016
  • Set multiple record breaking days for the number of cruise guests passing through Port Everglades in a single day during 2016 cruise season.
  • Port Everglades is home to two of the largest cruise ships in the world: Allure of the Seas and Harmony of the Seas
  • 9 cruise lines, 1 ferry service 
  • 39 cruise ships
  • "2016 Best Domestic Port" by Porthole Cruise Magazine
  • "2016 Best Turnaround Homeport" by Cruise Insight
  • "2016 Favorite U.S. Embarkation Port" by CruiseChat Birdie Awards

extend your stay

We're located in the heart of a major vacation destination. Consider arriving a few days early or stay a few days after your cruise and explore our dynamic, multi-cultural paradise. There are plenty of quick sightseeing options if you only have a few hours to spare.  For more information on "Cruise and Play" options, visit or call 1-800-22-SUNNY (78669).  

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