Dubrovnik Cruise Port

Cruise ship in Dubrovnik cruise port

Cruise ship docking in Dubrovnik cruise port

Dubrovnik’s main cruise port is located in Gruž / Kanatfig area (see below map) about 3 km away from the Old town. Most of the cruise ships dock there although some cruise ships dock in front of the Town’s Old Port from where visitors are ferried by tender to the shore.
If you are visiting Dubrovnik by a cruise ship just for a few hours, here is an article what to do and how to spend just a few hours in Dubrovnik.

Large supermarket right next to docking cruise ship

Large supermarket right next to the docking cruise ship – the convenient location for basic shopping

Port’s Facilities:

In the cruise port or in its near vicinity there are the following facilities:

  • Visitor’s Information Office where you can pick up a town’s map and visitor’s brochures and info leaflets and get your Dubrovnik Card (recommended)
  • Left Luggage Office where you can leave your bag for a few hours or more
  • Car Rental Agency
  • A Travel Agent
  • Foreign currency exchange office
  • ATM machines for cash withdrawal
  • Bank (opened just in office hours)
  • One large supermarket (Konzum) situated in the terminal itself and another one on about 10 minutes walk
  • Open-air fruit and veg market, just up the road, on about 10 minutes walk from where you can get fresh, locally sourced products
  • Several restaurants, bars and cafes, some of them on 2 minutes walk from the cruise ship

MSC Cruise ship docking in Dubrovnik

MSC Cruise ship docking in Dubrovnik

Cruise Port Schedule:

The best place to check updated and latest info about cruise schedules of the port is on the official port authority website.
Here is how to find it:

  1. Open the link at the bottom of this list
  2. In the left-side menu choose the year you are interested (Godina)
  3. Select the month you are interested (1-12 numbers)
  4. Finally, click on the button Prikaz izvješća >>
  5. Wait for a second or two until database info is pulled and the cruise schedule list is displayed
  6. Once the list is displayed, click in the top right corner to print or download. That’s all.
  7. Here is a link: click here

Getting from Cruise Port to the Old Town:

local bus stop in the vicinity of the cruise port

You can either take a local bus no 1 or taxi to get you to the Old Town. Above photo: local bus stop in the vicinity of the cruise port.

On the below photo you can see prices displayed at the taxi station near the port. Basically, the price of a taxi from the cruise port to the Old Town is 10 Euro.

prices displayed at the taxi station near the port

For detailed instruction on how to get there, check how to get from cruise port to the old town article.

Dubrovnik docking area and cruise terminal

Dubrovnik docking area and cruise terminal

Video of the cruise port:

I took this video clip from the bus while travelling to the town and passing by the port and crossing the bridge.

Approach to Dubrovnik with views over the Franjo Tuđman Bridge and cruise terminal

Approach to Gruž, Dubrovnik with views over the Franjo Tuđman Bridge and cruise terminal

Location map of Dubrovnik cruise port :

  • GPS coordinates: 42°38’30.1″N 18°06’26.2″E
  • Address: Obala Ivana Pavla II, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia

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