Berth 48, Southampton Docks, Hampshire

Berth 48 is at the Eastern Docks. (Dock Gate 4) If you are using a SatNav the nearest postcode you could use is SO14 3QN which is for the Ocean Terminal. This is located in Dock Gate 4.

Free parking will be available just inside the entrance to Dock Gate 4. If you have purchased tickets for a trip please have them ready when you pass through the security gate, and proceed STRAIGHT ACROSS at the roundabout, before turning IMMEDIATELY RIGHT into the Ocean Gate Office Car Park. Once parked, you may walk along the right hand side of the Ocean Terminal building to Berth 48 where you will be greeted by the Shieldhall Purser.

It is an approx. x 5 mins walk from car park to ship. For members of parties who are less able on their feet, it is possible to drop passengers at the Shieldhall before returning to park.

IMPORTANT – If passengers would like to be dropped off at the ship, this is not a problem. The driver can drive to Berth 48 to drop the passengers off and then drive back to ABP car park to park their car.

Please note that no cars can be left at Berth 48. If you have any issues, please speak to a member of the crew on the day. Alternatively, if you have a question before you visit, email