Cruise Port Skagen
Port of Skagen is Denmark’s northernmost cruise port. Ideally located en route between the Norwegian fiords and the Baltic destinations - at the very top of Denmark and actually of the European continent.
The port located on the south coast and close to the centre of Skagen.
Port of Skagen offers new cruise facilities – 2 cruise quays - one of 450 m with a max. LOA of 400 m and minimum water depth of 11 m and another cruise quay of 190 m giving option for LOA’s up to 200 m+, water depth 9 m. Reception facilities at both of the cruise quays holding tourist information and guidance, lounge, showroom, crew facilities, restrooms, free Wi-Fi, and taxies. Port of Skagen provides one free shuttle bus per cruise ship call.
The distance from the cruise quays to the pedestrian precinct and the bustling marina area with exclusive shopping facilities and first class dining options is 1600 yards.
Port of Skagen is a member of the local cruise network - Cruise Skagen Denmark, along with the Municipality of Frederikshavn, Skagen Tourist Bureau, Skagen Trade Association, Skagens Museum, Nordjyllands Kystmuseum, Saga Shipping Skagen, Skagen and Frederikshavn Taxa, several retail shops and restaurants. The network formed in 1999 aims at attracting cruise business to the Skagen area.
Since 1999, Cruise Skagen Denmark and Port of Skagen have been marketing Skagen as a cruise destination at international fairs in Europe and the US and have established a considerable network among the decision makers of this industry – nationally and internationally. The Cruise Skagen Denmark network also represents a valuable signal to the decision makers that both port and town is behind the wish to attract cruise tourism.
Furthermore, Port of Skagen is a member of the national Cruise Copenhagen Network, the European cruise association Cruise Europe counting more than 100 ports and destinations members, Cruise Baltic an association of 27 cruise ports in the Baltic Sea area and since 2015 Port of Skagen has been a Diamond member of CLIA.