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Address: 123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409 765 9321
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While visiting the Strand, walk down to the waterfront, best if have car, also go to Padre Island and the Bolivar ferry

It's a commercial port, containers, sulfur, produce, general products [ mostly grain ], there is a separate cruise port. No fishing fleet as such any more, there are 2 or 3, fish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Pepperjackm
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time, staff was great and had so many activities to do, and just a place to enjoy and relax. Yes, readyyyyy for the next one....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a commercial port, containers, sulfur, produce, general products [ mostly grain ], there is a separate cruise port. No fishing fleet as such any more, there are 2 or 3, fish houses that have boats and sell retail. For another view you can go across the bridge to Padre Island or go to the Bolivar ferry for more views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Port of Galveston is really the Galveston ship channel. If you want a free day then head to Pier 21 and walk all the way to the channels edge and enjoy cargo ships, passenger ships, speed boats, Dolphins, ship building, oil rigs, and beautiful sunsets all from this 1 free location. Parking is not free but if you park... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Port was easy to drive to, paring was on site, shuttle buses to the terminals, we have platinum status so literally walked right in and got right on the ship. No wait time whatsoever. Liberty from Galveston was a FANTASTIC trip! Texans are so much fun to cruise with! This was by far the shortest cruise, but one of the... More 

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Thank montesmama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time cruiser, had a pleasant experience, would like to cruise again and would leave out of Galveston. Parking was adequate and transport to and from port via shuttle.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a 7 day cruise to Jamacia, Cayman Islands, and Cozumel Mexico. Had a blast! The crew were all great. The cruise director Malcolm "woohoo" was awesome! Expect long lines getting on and off port and getting off the ship to go through customs but that should be expected when there are 3,600 people getting on and off.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy, efficient in-and-out from parking garage to cruise terminal. Definitely recommend. Great start to vacation!!

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've sailed from Galveston about 9 times and boarding the ship is pretty easy with Royal Caribbean. I park at Lighthouse Parking and they shuttle you to the port. Pretty easy... And they pick you up pretty quickly, too. No dealing with the port valet parking madhouse. The terminal gets you through pretty painlessly. Lots of people around to assist... More 

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I've sailed out of a few other ports than Galveston, so I do have something to compare it to. I have sailed out of Galveston a few times before and didn't remember it being as bad as it was this time. Galveston is the most unorganized port I've been too. I think they have an outdated system for the thousands... More 

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Webster, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Boarding and unloading our cruise ship was a breeze. All together it took less than an hour for each.

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