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Smith’s Ferry Services

Road Town, Tortola
+1 340-775-7292
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Standard Ferry Service serving the US and UK Virgin Islands, our crossings were all on time and... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2015
Bideford, United Kingdom

My experience was nice. Have no real complaints. The interior bar is open on one trip and closed... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2015
Amy M
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Road Town, Tortola
+1 340-775-7292
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

Standard Ferry Service serving the US and UK Virgin Islands, our crossings were all on time and proved satisfactory

Thank Rider269
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

My experience was nice. Have no real complaints. The interior bar is open on one trip and closed for the other. Very inconsistent. Otherwise it's fine. Reminds me of the subs in NYC when the captain is speaking :)

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We attempted to take a ferry from St. Thomas to Virgin Gorda, via Road Town, on Smith's. The gate agents were rude right off the bat in St. Thomas, and the baggage handler shook his hand for a tip, which I probably would have provided...More

1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 15 October 2015

unreliable..they don't even have an office or telephone number in St John, It leaves Tortola to St Johns and follow to St Thomas..so on the way back St Johns to Tortola u have a compulsory stopover in St Thomas for a few hours... but don't...More

Reviewed 12 October 2015

We always enjoy taking the Native Son. The ferry is quick, cheap and clean. The staff is friendly. We ended up having to take the Tortola Fast Ferry on the way to Tortola, I would not recommend that one!

Thank Firemansta151
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I booked a round trip fare when we were in Saint Thomas to return on a 645a.m. ferry out of town but I really regret booking a round trip. We arrived around 6 a.m. into Road Town and SAT there until around...More

1  Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Nothing fancy but they do help you on and off the Ferry from St. Thomas to Tortola. Nice ride and love being on the Ocean. Note, small children, might get sick if too rough of seas.

Thank Martha K
Reviewed 26 August 2015

this company has gone one way... DOWN HILL! They do not run the ferry service as they promote on their website and other media. Boats are late or no service, consistently, according to my experience, and all the locals

2  Thank Alexis M
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Ok the ferry is fast, but its also hot and bumpy. # out 6 in traveling party got sick as the cabins for ferry which you must stay in are not air conditioned. 1 of party did not get sick as she took her medicine.

Thank 256chrisc
Reviewed 17 August 2015

take the ferry from St. Thomas. Nice ride in the sunshine, sight seeking on the way, excellent picture taking opportunitity

Thank DLDS307
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5 June 2017|
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Response from I7294WDnancya | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of taxis for individuals but you could order a car if you are concerned. We were part of a group and had a van waiting for us at the airport. Once in Tortola it was a free for all. Everyone crowded in a... More
4 December 2016|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
The ferry services are all at the same dock just a short walk from the cruise ship dock. Plus you can see some of the town....be sure to venture off the main road and take some of the side streets to go to the shops that... More
28 September 2016|
Response from Rita1978 | Reviewed this property |
The schedule may be published online. But that is probably aspirational. You may need to go to the terminal early and figure it out. Give yourself some extra time -- maybe a day. The schedule is also seasonal.