The Grand Celebration ship will be departing on another post-hurricane relief mission to Grand Bahama Island this Sunday, September 15, 2019 (mobilized by Bahamas Relief Cruise — a 501c3 non-profit and Mission Resolve). This sailing will continue the efforts we started just days after Hurricane Dorian. Additional humanitarian cruises may follow.
Palm Beach - Grand Bahama
Depart - Sunday, September 15th at 6:00 PM
Boarding - Begins at 2:00 PM and ends 4:30 PM
Arrive in Grand Bahama - Monday, September 16th at 7:30 AM
Grand Bahama - Palm Beach
Depart - Tuesday, September 17th at 7:30 PM
New Passengers will embark on Tuesday ONLY must be boarded by 5:30 PM
Arrival into Palm Beach - Wednesday, September 18th at 7:30 AM
In light of our efforts and the devastation that Hurricane Dorian unleashed on the island, we have cancelled the following scheduled sailings:
9/15, 9/17, 9/19
Please note that the sailing taking place on September 13 is strictly a humanitarian relief cruise. If you are wanting to volunteer please visit www.BahamasReliefCruise.org
DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL:
U.S. Citizens: All U.S. citizens must have valid unexpired passport.
U.S. Citizens born outside of the U.S.: Will require a valid U.S. unexpired passport for travel along with a valid government issued photo ID.
U.S. Permanent Residents: Will require a valid Permanent Resident card, also known as a Green Card, with a valid unexpired government-issued photo ID or a valid unexpired passport from their country of citizenship.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR BAHAMIANS TRAVELLING TO THE US:
Bahamians wishing to travel one way to Florida via Grand Celebration are required to book a stateroom at $49 per person and provide proper documentation in Freeport. As a foreign traveler, per the Department of Homeland Security, they will also need to provide the address of where they will stay during their visit to the United States. No advance registrations are being accepted at this time – bookings must be done in person in Freeport. The cruise line will be donating 100 percent of all cruise fares back to the relief effort, in order to further support the rebuilding of Grand Bahama Island.
If you are planning to return with the Grand Celebration to Palm Beach on Sunday September 15th Embarkation will begin at 12 PM and Final Boarding will be at 5 PM.
If you are departing the Bahamas by vessel you must be in possession of a valid unexpired government issued passport and valid travel visa to travel to the US.
If you are departing the US by vessel and plan to return to the US you are required to have a valid unexpired government issued passport and visa.
URGENT CALL FOR DONATIONS:
We are still collecting donations at our warehouse. Please donate in the form of aid supplies and send them to:
The Dolphin Close Encounter gives you the once-in-a-lifetime chance to interact with these magnificent creatures. Your excursion begins with an orientation by the dock. Dip your feet in the water and watch the dolphins swim by your feet as the staff tells you interesting facts about these intelligent creatures. In pairs, you'll take turns stepping down into waist-deep water.
As you stand facing your partner, enjoy the thrill of watching the dolphins swim between you and even have the chance to pet them!
Enjoy included access to the Grand Lucayan Resort. This stunning resort offers a crystal clear, white-sand beach and a beautiful pool area.