Port Overview


CocoCay is an island in the Bahamas that is owned and operated by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.  It was recently renovated to “Perfect Day at CocoCay” with $250 million dollars in upgrades with a complete waterpark with slides, a wavepool, and adventure pool and more. It also has the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean which includes a swim-up bar, padded surface beach entry and underwater music. There are also many areas to relax and numerous restaurants and bars to enjoy your favorite foods and libations.

It is located near Great Abaco Island and was formerly called Little Stirrup Cay. CocoCay invites cruisers to enjoy balmy tropical weather and world-class recreation on a Bahamian oasis.  Royal Caribbean cruise ships can now dock at the new cruise ship pier on the island. CocoCay is an eco-certified private destination this 140-acre tropical paradise was awarded a Gold-Level Eco-Certification by Sustainable Travel International™ for its environmentally friendly activities and tours. With its white-sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, CocoCay is a wonderland of adventures. Explore new aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to just sit back, relax and enjoy a tropical drink.  Little Stirrup Cay is adjacent to Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian Cruise Line's private island

General Information

Time zone

CocoCay is in the Eastern time zone on the same time reference as the east coast of the US. 

  • Eastern Standard Time: GMT - 5 hours

  • Eastern Daylight Time: GMT - 4 hours


English is the language of the Bahamas.


The US dollar is the official currency of the island however the only place on the island that accepts cash is the small Straw Market souvenir shopping area run by local Bahamians and hair braiding.  Most of the food on the island is included in your cruise package and all other purchases or activities require your SeaPass card and are charged to your on board account.