A seaport located on the Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida, the Port-Of-Miami is connected to downtown Miami via a bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway. The port is located on Dodge Island, and is known as the "Cargo Gateway of America." It is also often referred to as the "Cruise Capital of the World", with many visitors to the area coming for a great cruise. For over two decades the Port-of-Miami has accommodated the largest cruise ships in the world. There are currently 8 passenger terminals located on the Port-of-Miami. There are many options for getting to the port, including a low-cost shuttle service, boat, and car. Visitors may choose to use rental car options as well.
Of course taking a cruise is a must. Eight cruise ships depart from the Port-of-Miami. Those cruise lines include Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Royal Caribbean International and Windjammer Barefoot Cruises. There are many cruise packages available, and an assortment of destinations to travel to. The passenger terminals at the port are some of the most state of the art facilities available, offering guests lounge and dining options, high-tech security, and so much more. A cruise departing from the Port-of-Miami will be a truly memorable experience.
Before or after your cruise, head to the Bayside Marketplace. Here visitors can enjoy a variety of great dining and shopping on the port. One of the best attractions is the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. You will also enjoy the Lombardi’s Ristorante. Ski jet rental is also available at Bayside.
401 Biscayne Blvd., R106
The Miami Seaquarium is a must for anyone heading to the Port-of-Miami. There are more than 38-acres of some of the best marine life in Miami. People of all ages will enjoy killer whale, dolphin and sea lion shows, exhibits, and other great presentations. You can easily spend the entire day here enjoying all that is offered. While you are there, be sure to take advantage of the great dining options and stop by the shop to take home some great souvenirs.
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway