Cruise Information

Cruise Information

The City of St. John’s in collaboration with the St. John’s Port Authority and many industry partners work to increase the profile of St. John’s as an internationally preferred cruise destination. A wide array of cruise lines include the Port of St. John’s on their cruise itineraries as both a home port and in-transit port of call. The port regularly welcomes cruise vessels on itineraries travelling on a trans-Atlantic (North), Adventure Expedition, Canada-New England and/or home-porting itineraries.

COVID-19 Update:

The Cruise ship industry has established some of the highest levels of COVID-19 restrictions of any industry—which is supporting the successful resumption of cruise ships. Their protocols include the entirety of the cruise experience, incorporating testing, vaccination, screening, sanitation, mask-wearing and other science-backed measures.

As of January 2022, Transport Canada requires all eligible Cruise passengers and crew to be fully vaccinated. They are also required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 24 to 48 hours of boarding a cruise ship, providing safety for all on board.

City of St. John’s is focus on the health and safety of all residents and visitors in accordance with the Government of Canada and the Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador guidelines.

For additional COVID-19 related information, visit the following websites:
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Transport Canada
Public Health Organization of Canada
Cruise ship visits may be cancelled or postponed at anytime, without notice, due to unforeseen circumstances, including marine conditions and ships’ schedules.