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Cruz Bay to Crown Bay Ferry

Postby Sumerwaters » Sat May 27, 2017 3:44 pm

Has anyone used the new Cruz Bay to Crown Bay ferry?
I was looking for an "official" schedule for this ferry.

I was guessing it would take around 45 minutes.
That would be perfect timing to get a bite at Tickles and then taxi to the airport.

Are taxis available at Crown Bay or would I need to call?

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Re: Cruz Bay to Crown Bay Ferry

Postby Ed S » Sat May 27, 2017 5:34 pm

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Re: Cruz Bay to Crown Bay Ferry

Postby iheartsj » Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:13 pm

This ferry has been cancelled. I heard it was because of complaints from the other ferry operators.
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Re: Cruz Bay to Crown Bay Ferry

Postby Teresa_Rae » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:45 pm

There's a FB page called "St. John Car Barge Schedule" and there was a bit of discussion about it there. People said that it was cancelled by the Port Authority and that other ferry companies complained about the competition.
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Re: Cruz Bay to Crown Bay Ferry

Postby JohnM » Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:30 pm

During our recent stay on STJ, we noticed a new ferry making frequent runs between the USVI & the BVI. It was not Native Son (white & green hull), Smith's (blue & white), Roadtown FF (Jamaican flag), nor the Mona Queen (grey & white).

This one was same hull style as the NS Express, only painted white, with yellow trim lengthwise. I vaguely recall it being marked "Caribbean Dream" ... or something like that.

Perhaps this is the ferry that was intended to run b/w Crown Bay & STJ?

Just wondering.
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