Tourists staying in Basseterre have easy access to every form of transportation available on the island of St. Kitts, including all water-based operations. The Basseterre Ferry Terminal is where three different ferry services operate, providing daily transportation between St. Kitts and her sister isle of Nevis.
Ferries are a great option for tourists who want to spend a day or two exploring what Nevis has to offer without overdoing it on their budget and booking another expensive plane ticket. Regular ferry rides cost less than $30(USD) each way and children cost even less.
Check the following chart for ferry details.
|Downtown Basseterre||St. Kitts|
|5.1 mi. (8.3 km) Southeast of Frigate Bay||St. Kitts|
F&F Transportation has just one ferry that makes the journey called the MC Caribe Queen. It costs $3.70(USD) for adults each way, and $1.85(USD) for children. If you need information about their schedule, you can call them at 869-466-4636.
In possession of two different ferries, the MV Mark Twain and the Sea Hustler, you can contact Wesk Agency in their office at 869-469-0403 and on their mobile at 869-663-7206. They offer trips for $4(USD) for adults and $2(USD) for children.
The least expensive ferry offering is St. Kitts and Nevis Fast Ferries. Although the adult ticket is $3.70(USD) just like F&F, children ride for $0.35(USD) less. Their ferries are called Geronimo and Geronimo Express, and you can contact them at 869-662-8930.
In addition to these three ferries that operate out of Basseterre, there is car barge that travels from the Sea Bridge Ferry, who can be contacted for further details by calling 869-662-7002. You'll pay $28(USD) to ride with a vehicle, and just $8(USD) without.. The service is offered by
Your stay in Basseterre will be improved exponentially just by heading down to the ferry dock and making a quick trip over to Nevis. Offering a handful of landmarks and to see, this is an island you won't want to miss the chance to visit.
|Location Served||Dock A||Dock B||Company||Frequency|
|Charlestown||Basseterre Ferry Terminal||Charlestown Ferry Terminal||F&F Transportation||5 to 6 days per week|
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