Just a quick taxi ride from Jolly Harbour will get you to one of two ferry terminals on Antigua; one in St. Johns that offers transportation between to isle's smaller sister, and one in English Harbour that can get you out of the country completely.
For a taste of a quiet, undeveloped part of this two island nation, feel free to plan a day on the sister island of Barbuda. Located north of St. Johns, this island is accessible by a ferry from the capital city called the . The ferry leaves Antigua at 9:00 every morning, making the 90 minute journey to Barbuda where visitors can stay and tour the island until 3:45 p.m. when the return ferry takes off. For an adult round trip ticket you'll spend EC$260 which is around $96(USD), while children cost EC$200 or about $81(USD). More information can be garnered by calling Barbuda Express directly at 268-560-7989.
Additionally, Antigua and the island of Montserrat are connected by a ferry service that offers transportation between the two four times a week for just EC$300 or $110(USD) for adults and EC$150 or $55(USD) for children (round trip). The service is offered byand is available on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays. The trip takes two hours and leaves from the ferry terminal in St. Johns.
Check the following chart for ferry details.
|Jolly Harbour Marina & Boatyard - Jolly Harbour|
Whether you're hoping for a quick day trip or an extended stay on either Barbuda or Monsterrat as part of your Caribbean getaway, there are many ways to make it happen. Local ferry services just happen to offer the more scenic, less expensive route to take.
|Location Served||Dock A||Dock B||Company||Frequency|
|Barbuda||Jolly Harbour Ferry Dock||Barbuda Docks||Barbuda Express||5 to 6 days per week|
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