Monday, August 15, 2022 - 9:30 AM

Cruise Ship 2022 Season Well Underway in St. John’s

Cruise ship in St. John's harbour

Cruise ship season is well underway in St. John’s. Some upcoming cruise ships coming to our city include the Nieuw Statendam and the Amadea docking here on the same day on August 22, followed by the Seabourn Quest coming here on August 23.

A full list of all the cruise ships coming to port this season can be found on the City of St. John’s website. We will be having a Dockside Welcome ceremony for some ships to our port with enhanced safety protocols.

Music for a Dockside Welcome ceremony.

Safety Protocols
Cruise ships that visit our port are required to abide by all provincial, Public Health Agency of Canada and Transport Canada safety guidelines. All passengers and crew visiting St. John’s must be fully vaccinated. They are also required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 24 to 72 hours of boarding a cruise ship, providing safety for all on board. 

Insignia cruise ship at St. John's harbour

Parking Impact
The public is reminded that parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to accommodate tour operators and other passenger transportation. However, City parking remains available in other areas throughout the Downtown except for the pedestrian mall area on Water Street.

Alternate parking options also include Parking Garage at 351 Water Street, 330 Duckworth (Metro Park), and 1 Clift’s Baird’s Cove (Sonco Parking). It is important to note the parking restrictions in these areas when parking, as they may differ from City restrictions or other locations.

Holland America cruise ship at St. John's harbour

Ship arrivals and departures are subject to various factors, including marine conditions and ships’ schedules. For the most up-to-date information on cruise ships coming to the City of St. John’s, please call the Cruise Line at 576-8333.

Celebrity Summit cruise ship at St. John's harbour