Port of Antigua

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Antigua Cruise Port

The cruise ship port in Antiqua is located at Heritage Quay in St. John's, the capital city.  Restaurants and banking machines are available nearby.

There are also two indoor/outdoor shopping malls near the cruise port.  The town centre is within walking distance.

For comprehensive information about the Antigua Cruise Port, please access the Antigua Guide.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Most cruise passengers can easily walk to downtown St. John's from their cruise ship.

Bus Service

Local transit is available just a short distance from the Antigua cruise port.

Taxi Service

Taxis are available right at the port entrance.  Although rates are set by the government, it is always best to negotiate a fare before you commit.

Cruise Terminal at St John's in Antigua
Antigua Cruise Port - St. John's Antigua

Visitor Information

Please access the Antigua Vacation Guide for comprehensive travel information regarding St. John's and Antigua Island.

St. John's, Antigua

St. John's is the largest town on the island of Antigua.  Its rich history and unique culture makes it a great place to visit.  Cruise passengers love its tropical flora and interesting shops.

Attractions in St. John include:

  1. Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  3. Public Marketplace
  4. Nelson's Dockyard

Antigua Island

The Island of Antiqua is a popular vacation destination that features amazing landscape, exotic plants and beautiful beaches.  Enjoy the sea turtles, ducks and fallow deer on the island.

The best view of the island can be enjoyed from the island's highest points at 1,200 feet.

Snorkeling, kayaking and waterskiing are popular sports on the island.

Many people enjoy visiting the tropical Colonial Williamsburg which features an assortment of buildings from the colonial period.

Map of the Antigua Cruise Port

Map of Heritage Quay in St. John's, Antigua

Antigua Currency

The currency used on the island of Antigua is the Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD).   US dollars, traveller's checks and credit cards are, however, widely accepted.

Weather in Antigua

The average monthly temperatures in St. John, Antigua are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 72 81 21 mm
April 73 83 27 mm
July 77 88 72 mm
Oct 76 85 101 mm

Wifi Service

WiFi access is available at many cafes and restaurants on the island of Antigua.


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