Learn All About The Mobile Alabama Cruise TerminalPort of Mobile was established along Mobile River. Mobile has so many historic sites, museums, parks, gardens, restaurants and wonderful attractions that no matter how long you decide to stay, you still won't feel like it's long enough.
Mobile is a beautiful city with amazing historic architecture!
The Port of Mobile Information Center
The Port of Mobile is the only deep-water port in Alabama. The port is situated along the Mobile River where it empties into Mobile Bay. Alabama's only saltwater port, Mobile is in the north-central Gulf Coast. The port has always been important to the city in terms of economics. Mobile was first established as the capital city of colonial French Louisiana in 1702. Over the next hundred years, mobile was a colony of France, then Britain and finally Spain before becoming a part of the USA in 1813. Mobile has a number of art museums, a symphony orchestra, professional opera and ballet companies and beautiful historic architecture. Mobile is also famous for having the oldest Carnival celebrations in America, dating back to French Catholic colonial settlers during the beginning of the 18th Century.
Mobile is home to many gardens and 45 parks including the Mobile Botanical Gardens, the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, Bienville Square, Cathedral Square and Langan Park, the largest of the parks which features lakes and contains the Mobile Museum of Art, Azalea City Golf Course and the Playhouse in the Park. Mobile is truly a beautiful city where you will want to become immersed in the culture so plan on spending a bit of extra time here!
Currently the vessel Carnival Fantasy from Carnival Cruise Lines departs from the Port of Mobile and has destinations in the Western Caribbean and Mexico. The cruises are available in four and five night trips.
All You Need To Know About The Port Of Mobile
- The Port of Mobile runs along the west coast of the Mobile river as it exits into the Mobile Bay. Running south to north, the port consists of APM Terminals at the mouth of the river, the Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal, the Alabama State Port Authority and the State Docks.
- Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal, (South Water Street, Mobile, AL, United States), is a two story, 66,000 square foot terminal with great security and an attached parking lot.
- The second level, the Pedestrian Circulation Tower can be reached through 4 elevators, escalator and stairwell located throughout the building.
- The single terminal is located on the western shore of the Mobile River in downtown Mobile. It is conveniently close to many restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions.
- Travellers passing through Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal check in, go through security and then may either exit to terminal to head towards the cruise ship, located on the eastern side of the terminal, or simply enjoy relaxing within the terminal itself. The GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico is also located with the terminal building for the enjoyment of passengers.
- Make sure to arrive early with your tickets and government issued photo ID in hand to avoid line-ups. Have a great vacation when you take the Carnival Fantasy from Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal.
For a full schedule, prices, deals and additional information, please head over to the Port of Mobile webpage.
Make sure you remember to reserve your parking spot online with Instapark Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal!