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St. Lucia offers a variety of ferry options for island hopping and touring the surrounding Caribbean. Take advantage of scenic and relaxing trips on the water while making your way around St. Lucia.
St. Lucia has several different ports of entry, which makes boats and ferries a good travebedl option. Air passengers who fly into either George F.L. Charles Airport or Soufrière or Hewanorra International Airport can easily find ground transportation to get to their destination. For more information about ground transportation, click here. Traveling by road from the Hewanorra airport to Castries is at least an hour and a half journey. Travel time from Castries to Soufriere is about an hour drive.
Those who prefer to do much of their traveling on the water will find that St. Lucia is well serviced by ferries, making it easy to include St. Lucia in any island hopping tour. Several ferry lines connect St. Lucia with Martinique. From there travelers can continue on to other islands such as Dominica and Guadeloupe.
Day trippers can also take advantage of ferry and boat service in various parts of St. Lucia. The two sides of Marigot Bay are connected by continual ferry service. Rodney Bay has hourly ferry service from its marina and shopping area between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Ferry service from Rodney Bay also connects the main island to Pigeon Island National Park. Entry to the island is $5(USD). Packages that include ferry fare, park entrance, and a meal can be bought at the marina or at your hotel.
Visitors can use ferries in a number of ways to see the island and its neighbors. Take advantage of the opportunities to explore your surroundings while on vacation in St. Lucia.
To learn more about the individual ferry companies, follow the links below.
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