4.5 star rating: Recommended 53 Reviews

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  • Location: Simpson Bay, St Maarten
  • Duration:  8 hours (approx.)

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Spend a day experiencing the beauty of the untouched white sandy beaches and stunning snorkeling areas that St Barts has to offer! Explore the island at your own leisure, enjoying the relaxed atmosphere and gorgeous surroundings. Although small, this island has a lot to offer!

Highlights

  • Ferry transfer from St Maarten to St Barts
  • Great way to explore neighboring islands
  • Port fees included for quick and easy access to the catamaran on travel day

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What You Can Expect

St Barts Ferry Transfer from St Maarten

St. Barts Ferry Transfer from St. Martin

St Barts is known as the Jewel of the Caribbean and you'll find out why when you sail there from St Maarten! You'll have free time to explore St Barts independently, take a guided tour, go shopping or just relax on one of the island's pristine beaches.

St Barts is just a 45-minute sail from St Maarten's Pelican Marina. Departing Simpson Bay, you'll arrive in Gustavia Harbor, the hub of activity in St Barts. Sidewalk cafes offer crepes and croissants for breakfast, car rentals meet the boat, the taxi stand is a few feet away, and boutiques are open for business.

The exceptional island of St Barts has white sandy beaches, great snorkeling locations, great restaurants and a unique shell museum. It's a day guaranteed to entertain, crammed with sights and delights!

Enjoy lunch at a local burger shack, or go for fine dining at one of the exclusive beachside hotels. Many of the shops in Gustavia may close over the lunchtime period, so it's recommended to go shopping in the morning.

Taxi island tours cost around US$12 per person, or privately for around US$50 for two. Check-in for the boat is at 3:45pm for the 4:00pm departure. Arrive back to Pelican Marina at approximately 4:45pm.

There is a free shuttle to Pelican Marina, Tuesday through Friday only, from the following hotels:
Caravanserai
Sonesta Maho
Royal Islander / La Terasse
Towers
Sapphire
Bellair
Divi Little Bay

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The boat ride was great and our captain, Onca, was great. St.Bar'ts was very expensive but the ferry and its crew were responsive and professional.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

excellent..

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Excellent trip, crew were excellent, great way to visit St. Barts,, simple and no worries

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Great trip, great crew. The highlight of our vacation.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

The crew was great, the boat was clean and well maintained, and trip over and back were on time. Yes, the crossing is rough, but that is normal at all times here. If you tend to get sea sick (suffer from motion sickness), then take medication or avoid altogether. A great way to spend some pleasant time on St Barts.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Smooth waters. Nice ride to St Barths.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

The ferry was a great experience.
Fantastic crew and the Captain Annika was great!
St. Bart's is interesting however being able to speak French would have helped.
The "taxi's" are interesting and the prices varied from 80.00 to 100.00 . Find JC he is the best and definitely join up with other passengers to share the cost . JC is a 12th generation St Bart's native and he is a pleasure to tour with.
It was worth the time and money to visit St.Barts.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Tricky locating Pelican Marina, where the ferry sailed out of. Maybe on the voucher explain a little clearer of how to locate the marina. We were early again some what confused on the time. The vessel was really cool my wife and I had the opportunity to obtain the front right seats, Seas were some what choppy and the captain controlled the throttle so the roughness was minimized and the trip was fun. The captain and crew were helpful and informative. - Craig and Laurie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

The catamaran ride that day was very choppy. The visit to St.Barts was just great. Had a wonderful time visiting the island.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Had a great trip. Everyone was helpful and friendly. We felt very safe. Captain was funny and entertaining.

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