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Address: St Johns Harbour, St. John's, Antigua
Phone Number: 268 560 7989
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Fun crossing, fantastic island

The crossing was lively, with quite a few bumps, but mainly fun. When we arrived we really enjoyed the day on the island, especially the frigate bird sanctuary.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Keith B
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The crossing was lively, with quite a few bumps, but mainly fun. When we arrived we really enjoyed the day on the island, especially the frigate bird sanctuary.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Enjoyed the boat trip there, and the Frigate bird sanctuary, but didn't really see any of the island other than the beach peninsula. I could have stayed in Antigua and lay on the beach!

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1 Thank branding454
Essex, UK
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Barbuda is a must see place. Trip excellent, lovely crew, interesting island to visit. All in all, something to remember for many years

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Thank DavidDCL
Asheville
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176 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

There are some really mixed reviews on T.A. regarding the day tours to Barbuda with Barbuda express. Here's my take: Ferry ride is admittedly long and moderately rough. The ferry is not all that comfortable but if you're accustomed to smaller craft in deep water it's really not that bad. I thought the island tour was great. Two Foot Bay... More 

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2 Thank dbaaronson
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Best of both worlds for beach and nature lovers. Even if you don't normall like birdwatching, you would be missing out by not going along to the frigate nesting area and just viewing these birds in their natural habitat. Once you've seen the colony there's plenty of time to relax on one of the best beaches in the world whilst... More 

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1 Thank Hefyn J
Teddington, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

The ferry might surprise you with how small it is at about 50 passengers capacity, which means if the sea is choppy, it might not be ideal for those who get sea sick! But the crew are friendly, drinks and snacks are available on board at reasonable prices, and the sailing times allow about the right amount of time to... More 

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1 Thank CityGent
Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A comprehensive tour of Barbuda by knowledgeable people. Time at a beach is a selling point, but for someone like me this is a big turnoff. The climate and conditions for middle of the day beachgoing is injurious to health. (skin cancer)

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Little Rock AR
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

This was a fair tour with a long ferry ride to and from Barbuda. The cave was interesting and the frigate bird sanctuary was the best part of the trip. Be sure to bring sunscreen as there is no shade on this island. The beaches were beautiful however they were no better than the beaches on in Antigua. To us... More 

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3 Thank CSLLittleRockAR
San Diego, California
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118 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The Barbuda Express Daytour is a cooperative effort between The Barbuda Express Ferry Service and John’s Taxi Service of Barbuda. You arrive at 8;30 AM to join in on the madness at the dock. The little Wave Piercing ferry is packed to the gills with passengers and what little space that remains is stuffed with cargo headed to Barbuda. It... More 

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4 Thank Trevorbord
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Having lived in Antigua on and off for fifteen years, I can assure you with such confidence that a trip on the Barbuda Express is well worth your time! It departs year round to the lovely island of Barbuda where you explore caves, eat lobster on the beach, and swim on beaches with no one else around. A trip to... More 

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