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Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale
(1.6/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
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.

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 always try to book cruises out of Ft, Lauderdale. The staff is very helpful and the process easy enough. They move crowds along and always willing to help. 
  • This is our third cruise, our first with Princess Cruise Lines. We were well pleased with how well we were treated and how organized this port was. Your experience both coming and going was, quick, fr...  more »
  • We traveled through balearia express to free port, excellent port, has a clearly visible access from the motorway, you have parking payment and very nice facilities and very friendly people and speaks several languages, I recommend
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  • I never knew where all the cruise ship dock now I know
  • 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.