Shuttles to/from Everglades Cruise Ports
Port Everglades is referred to as the ‘Cruise Ship Capital of the World”, where the largest ships in the world call Port Everglades their home port. Port Everglades’ seaport serves as a gateway for international trade and cruise vacations. It is also one of Florida’s leading container ports, accommodating over 4,000 ship calls every year. It is also the favorite US Navy liberty port, and currently the deepest port in the United States with a depth of 43 feet at mean low water.
Being the busiest cruise port in the world, there are more than 3.6 million yearly revenue cruise passengers. Cruise ships sail all year round but the busiest months are November to April. Many well-known ships and cruise lines have docked at Port Everglades. It used to be the home of RMS Queen Elizabeth from 1968 to 1970. In December 2009, the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines followed suit and made Port Everglades as the home port for the world’s largest passenger ship, the Oasis of the Seas.
In terms of cruise ship traffic, Port Everglades’ closest rivals is the Port of Miami with 8 cruise ships and New York following closely with 7 cruise ships on a single day. In 2003, Port Everglades boasted of having 15 cruise ships docked at its port. No other port in the world was able to host that many cruise ships on a single day. In March 2010 Port Everglades received over 53,365 guests passing through in a single day.
Taking the shuttle will not only save you time, but it will provide you the comfortable ride needed after a long flight. A luxurious limousine or a private ride in a van or town car will allow you to relax and enjoy the scenery as you make your way to the busy port. With your shuttle service pre-arranged, you are certain you can get to your cruise tour on time. Your professional chauffeur will deliver you right to the terminal of your cruise ship for added convenience.