Port of Barbados

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Barbados Cruise Port

The cruise ship port in Barbados is located about one mile west of downtown Bridgetown.  It has duty-free shops and a tourist information kiosk.

Cruise passengers can enjoy a lovely walk from the cruise terminal to town through a public park along a stone seawall.

Comprehensive information is available on the the Bridgetown Cruise Port.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Free shuttle service is not normally available.

Bus Service

The Georgetown bus terminal is located about two blocks from the Bridgetown Cruise Port, just behind Pelican Village.  Buses run regularly to Holetown, Bathsheba and St. Laurence Gap.  Exact fare is required.  Tokens can be purchased in the bus terminal.

Taxi Service

Taxi cabs wait for passengers just outside the cruise terminal. It is important to negotiate a rate before to jump in the cab.

Barbados Cruise Port, Bridgetown Barbados
Bridgetown Barbados viewed from Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Please access the Barbados Vacation Guide for comprehensive tourist information.

Bridgetown Barbados

Local attractions include:

  1. George Washington's House
  2. Barbados Parliament
  3. St. Michaels' Cathedral
  4. Jubilee Gardens
  5. Independence Square
  6. Jolly Roger Pirate Cruise
  7. Pelican Village Shops (near the cruise terminal)

Barbados Island

Orchid World is a popular tourist attraction on the island, as is the Mount Gay Rum Distillery.

Snorkeling and other water sports are the main activities on the island.

Due to its duty-free status, Barbados is a popular shopping destination for diamonds, emeralds and other precious stones.

Map of Bridgetown Barbados Cruise Port

View map of the Bridgetown Cruise Terminal.

Barbados Currency

The Barbados dollar (BBD) is the official currency on the island.  The US dollar, traveller's checks and credit cards are, however, widely accepted.

Weather in Bridgetown Barbados

Average monthly temperatures in Barbados are as follows:+

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 73 82 66 mm
April 75 84 36 mm
July 75 85 147 mm
Oct 75 84 178 mm

Free Wifi Service

Internet Services are available at the Bridgetown Cruise Terminal but are not free.


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