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Note: This trip is not recommended for:
* Children under 2 years old * Pregnant women * People with heart or back problems * Other physical impediments * All prices are in US $

Native Son ferry route map

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Hurricane Irma in 2017, the tickets are currently unavailable for this service on our website. We hope to start providing these services on our website within a few months. For updates, please check out our News Page.

Native Son Ferry's

Native Son Ferry's

Native Son Inc. started operating in 1977 and their ferry business has been up and running for over 38 years now. They are the only ferry service that provides a scheduled service to and from St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie and Red Hook) and Tortola (West End and Road Town). They operate several high-speed vessels with sun decks that provide you with a stunning view or air-conditioned comfort. Native Son Ferry operates with 4 different boats offering seats to 149(2 boats), 122 and 89 people.
 
Their scheduled service makes island hopping even easier. Simply take one of the morning departures from St. Thomas to Tortola, or the other way around, and hop back on in the afternoon. On Saturdays and Sundays, they offer a range of extra trips to and from Charlotte Amalie to ensure a real island hopping experience. Simply use the search box above to select your route, travel dates and number of passengers to search to see all options for your trip.
 

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Red Hook, St. Thomas Daily  07.45 AM West End, Tortola 08.15 AM      
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Sunday 08.30 AM West End, Tortola 09.15 AM Road Town, Tortola 09.30 AM  
Red Hook, St. Thomas Daily  11.45 AM West End, Tortola 12.15 AM      
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Mon - Fri 01.30 PM West End, Tortola 02.15 PM Road Town, Tortola 02.30 PM  
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Saturday 01.30 PM West End, Tortola 02.15 PM Road Town, Tortola 02.30 PM  
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Sunday 01.45 PM West End, Tortola 02.30 PM Road Town, Tortola 02.45 PM  
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Saturday 02.30 PM West End, Tortola 03.15 PM Road Town, Tortola 03.30 PM  
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Sunday 02.45 PM West End, Tortola 03.15 PM Road Town, Tortola 03.45 PM  
Red Hook, St. Thomas Daily 03.15 PM West End, Tortola 03.45 PM      
Red Hook, St. Thomas Daily 05.00 PM West End, Tortola 05.30 PM Road Town, Tortola 05.45 PM  

 

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Road town, Tortola Daily  06.00 AM West End, Tortola 06.45 AM Red Hook, St. Thomas 09.15 AM  
West End, Tortola Daily  08.30 AM Red Hook, St. Thomas 09.30 AM      
Road town, Tortola Daily  09.30 AM West End, Tortola 10.00 AM Red Hook, St. Thomas 10.45 AM  
West End, Tortola Daily  12.30 PM Red Hook, St. Thomas 01.30 PM      
West End, Tortola Daily 04.00 PM Red Hook, St. Thomas 05.30 PM Red Hook, St. Thomas 06.15 PM  
Road town, Tortola Saturday 05.00 PM West End, Tortola        

 

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Native Son Ferry's Tortola, St Thomas

From Tortola to St. Thomas and back

Native Son Ferry offers several boat services between Tortola and St. Thomas with Charlotte Amalie, Red Hook, West End and Road Town as their departure spots. From Tortola to St. Thomas the first boat leaves from Road Town at 6 AM arriving in Red Hook at 07:30 AM. The latest daily departure is at 4 PM from West End arriving in Red Hook at 5 PM. On Saturdays, they offer a 5 PM departure from Road Town and a 5:30 PM departure from West End arriving in Charlotte Amalie at 6:15 PM.

The first boat leaving from St. Thomas to Tortola is at 7:45 AM from Red Hook arriving in West End at 8:15 AM. The latest daily departure from St. Thomas to Tortola is at 5 PM from Red Hook to West End (5:30 PM) and Road Town (5:45 PM). On Saturdays and Sundays, there are 4 extra departures from Charlotte Amalie to West End and Road Town between 1:30 PM and 2:45 PM. Please check the schedule below to see what time will suit your travel best.


Prices: BVI Departure Taxes not included – to be paid locally upon departure

Features

  • Reliable scheduled services
  • Extra services on Saturday and Sunday
  • Over 38 years experience connecting the US & British Virgin Islands
  • Ideal for Day trips and Island Hopping
  • Experienced and friendly staff

Terms and policies

Luggage allowance and charges
You are allowed to take one carry-on bag up to 30lbs free of charge, other luggage of up to 50lbs is allowed for an additional $3 USD and 50lbs and above may be subject to additional charges. All luggage must be checked in at the counter prior to departure.

Online ferry bookings St Thomas/St John to BVI – check live seat availability and prices, book and pay for tickets with Inter Island Ferry to BVI. Immediate confirmation and e-tickets, only on Virginbookings.com