Port of Corpus Christi, TX Information

Terminal location, parking information, transportation options, things to do, weather, special events


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corpus christie overview

Corpus Christi is a coastal city in the Southern region of the U.S. state of Texas. The Corpus Christi area has over 113 miles of Gulf Coast beaches; visitors to Corpus Christi have access to nearly 70 miles of beachfront on Padre and Mustang islands.

Terminal Location

222 Power Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Parking Information

On the Southside of the Channel, the Port invested $6 million to renovate Cargo Dock 1 and 2 into a multi-purpose cruise terminal/ meeting & banquet facility. This facility is capable of accommodating numerous events and meetings. Ultimately, this facility will be used for passengers embarking/ disembarking on cruise ships to destinations in Mexico and Caribbean.

Getting Around


South Padre Island Drive is often referred to as S-P-I-D by the locals, however it is more commonly marked as Texas Highway 358. SPID will take a visitor from central Corpus Christi to Upper Padre Island and Gulf Beaches.

Harbor Ferry

Offered by the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (RTA). The ninety foot ferry travels from the Peoples Street T-Head to the Texas Aquarium/Corpus Christi Beach area. Website

Things to do in the area

Texas State Aquarium

Thousands of animals represent over 250 species including bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, fish, flower gardens and much more. Website

USS Lexington

The most decorated U.S. WWII warship. www.usslexington.com

Padre Island National Seashore

Padre Island, the largest Barrier Island in the nation, is only 25 minutes from downtown Corpus Christi.

visitcorpuschristi.org for more activities or check-out the Corpus Christi Visitors Guide PDF

Area Events

Blue Angels Airshow - Wings Over Texas

Annual event in held in April near Corpus Christi at Kingsville, TX. Naval Air Station. Blue Angels website

Sandcastle Days on South Padre island

Master sculptors compete. Admission is free and includes live music, art booths, amateur competitions and more. Website

World Championship Shrimp Cookoff

Annual event the first Sunday in November at Port Isabel. Website