Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale
Categories: Marinas, Nature & Parks
Exotic cruise vacations and international trade are what makes Port Everglades an economic powerhouse for Broward County and one of the most diverse seaports in the United States.Use our Fort Lauderdale itinerary builder to visit Port Everglades on your trip to Fort Lauderdale, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Located In the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale and the City of Hollywood, FL, Port Everglades is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. It is a leading container port in Florida and among the most active cargo ports in the United States. And, Port Everglades is South Florida’s main seaport for receiving petroleum products including, gasoline and jet fuel. A foreign-trade zone and available office space inside the Port's secure area make Port Everglades a highly desirable business center for world trade.
The Port Everglades Department is a self-supporting Enterprise Fund of Broward County government. It does not rely on local tax dollars for operations or capital improvements.
The total value of economic activity at Port Everglades is approximately $14 billion. And, more than 140,000 Florida jobs are impacted by the Port, including nearly 10,000 people who work for companies that provide direct services to Port Everglades.
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We really like cruising out of Port Everglades. This is a very accessible port that is close to the airport. Plenty of lodging in a wide range of pricing. The staff at this port is very accommodating.... read more »
This port is very near our house, less than 10 mins drive. We went on our cruise with Allure of the Seas and the port is very easy to access although personnel is very particular with security which i... read more »
This cruise port was about 4 blocks from our Hotel before our cruise. Its nice and big there. Can be very busy with many cabs, and busses. There are yachts everywhere around this port and where there ... read more »
No Valet Service :( Huge port and with no clear directions it can be a hassle to navigate when there are many cruise ships in port that are loading and unloading.
I never knew where all the cruise ship dock now I know
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