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Smith's Ferry

Address: Road Town, Tortola
Phone Number: (284) 494-4454
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Ranked #10 of 11 Attractions in Road Town
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Transportation
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Type: Ferries/ Boats, Transportation
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A very clean quick trip its 1 hour from St Thomas to Road town BVI, but its well worth that i would suggest staying in BVI overnight though as for a day trip its way to quick as the last sailing back is at 1430. Thats what we will be doing next time is either staying in St Thomas for... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I would suggest the direct ferry. A friend who had not used the ferry before purchased my tickets for me (round trip...not something I would have purchased). We had to make a stop at West End from STT. The ferry was very old and no outside seating. The return trip had us taking a taxi to West End because they... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We arrived into STT yesterday (Tues 13 Jan) and got to the ferry terminal to take a ferry to Road Town, BVI. Had two choices - the Native Sun 4:15pm regular ferry or Smith's Fast Ferry at 4:30pm. On the advice of some locals, we bought ticket's for Smith's. 4:15pm saw the large Native Sun ferry leave on time. Open... More 

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Greenwich CT
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164 reviews 164 reviews
35 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Took the very to Anegada and then back a week later. Ferry was reliable, fun to ride with a few commentaries about famous homes along the way. Was on time and got us safely from pojnt A. To pojnt B and back.

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Hickory Corners
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Took both to Anegada and to St Thomas. Both trips were enjoyable and well run. Bought the prepaid package for St Thomas and was very glad I did. No hassle for taxi.

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New Hampshire, USA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Took the ferry from west end BVI to St. Thomas. It was on time, the handled the luggage and it was clean and comfortable. What more do you need?

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Lake Helen, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I booked my ferry reservations prior to my trip from Florida to Tortola with them plus the cab connections. The plane was an hour late and I worried about missing the last ferry. I called them and they still made it all work out. They had a cabby with my name on a sign who took care of everything. Very... More 

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North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We took a round trip from St. Thomas to Road Town to catch a sail boat in Tortola. We had heard horror stories about organized chaos, be prepared to wait......We arrived for our 8:30AM Sunday ferry at 7:45. We did not have a reservation but walked up, no line. I bought a round trip ticket for a return the following... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Booked a round trip only to find out our return trip had to be canceled and we were left on our own to find alternate transportation. The outbound trip was cramped, ferry was dirty and many seats were totally worn out and/or missing.

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Newark, Delaware
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stayed on west end and this seems to be the ferry service with the most frequent service to/from west end. This is a fully enclosed ferry so if you are looking to sit on top of the ferry and enjoy the sun this is not the service for your needs.

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