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Virgin Islands Ferry - Red Hook

Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-776-6282
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Fun way to see surrounding island

We traveled on the ferry 3 times to St. John Entertaining 10 minute ride-sit on top to catch all... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Longview, Texas
Professional and timely service 4.5 Stars

We have taken 4 ferry rides so far and have had a good experience over all. One time they were down... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
St. Augustine, Florida
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Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-776-6282
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

We traveled on the ferry 3 times to St. John Entertaining 10 minute ride-sit on top to catch all of the views of surrounding islands. It leaves every hour.

Thank bneal1955
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We have taken 4 ferry rides so far and have had a good experience over all. One time they were down a ferry and it took quite a bit longer than usuaul. But, taking into account the island resources and the like, we are happy...More

Thank toddprof
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A ferry is one of those things you mostly write about if you have a bad experience, but the Red Hook-Cruz Bay ferry is just a solid, reasonably-priced transportation option -- and since it operates in some of the most beautiful waters in the world,...More

3  Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We were unfortunate to have the same employee , Cherell, both ways to and from the island. She walked away from the counter at Red Hook and took a 15 minute break. She then came out and went to the restroom without saying a word....More

2  Thank Allison B
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Great trail! His is a full day hike, plan to give it the time it deserves. Another reason to donate to our National Parks, they are a true treasure!

Thank Vacationer511
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The ferry is a great way to get from St. Thomas to St. John. Make sure you arrive at least 30 minutes before sail. And then be patient. Upon our return the ferry was 2 hours late. Just stay on island time and you will...More

Thank juliebergman
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Love the ferry to St John. 14.00 round trip. No credit cards cash only. Short ferry ride to St John then quick taxi to Trunk Bay beach National Park. Beautiful Island. Ferry is quick and easy.. Be on time....

Thank beachbuminbrigantine
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We stayed at Secret Harbor and used the ferry to get over to St John. It runs ever hour on the hour and is only $7 one way. You get a nice view of some of the island during the approx. 20 ride. We went...More

Thank scott c
Reviewed 24 May 2016

What a great way to travel. Reasonably priced and convenient! If you are early enough to have a drink, get a to go cup as bottles are not permitted on ferry! My hubby had to chug MY red stripe! Not that he minded!

Thank Denise F
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We always fly into St. Thomas, rent a car, and then take the ferry over to St. John's from Red Hook. It's a fairly short ride and quite enjoyable. It costs $50 round trip. Cars rented on St John are not allowed off the Island,...More

1  Thank Rodney B
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Has anyone taken the Ferry from Red Hook to St. John when cruising? I will be in port 8 hours and wondering if there would be enough time to do this? How far is the Red Hook Ferry from the cruise port? I understand it's a 20 minute ferry ride to St. John from Red Hook. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
27 March 2017|
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Response from mymisteak | Reviewed this property |
The ferry runs on the hour most of the day so you could manage a quick trip. it runs more frequently early am for workers during the week. Bars and shops are easy walking distance from the port in St. John.
Joyce H
What accommodations are their for wheel chairs?
23 January 2017|
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Response from 205patriciau | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, there is only a ramp to get onto the ferry but that's all. The sidewalks (when present) are uneven and broken. Use caution, I hope you are able to make it work so you can experience the beauty of the island
Joyce H
Is it handicap accessible?
23 January 2017|
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Response from Artie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's accessible by a ramp used by all passengers