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Address: Bobby's Marina Village, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: (+599) 542 0032
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Ferry: strictly for transporting. No frills

Nothing much to brag about. There was nothing fancy. Just a TV playing some movie. Bench seating for the one we took from St. Barths to St. Maarten.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2016
Wilson L
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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112 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Nothing much to brag about. There was nothing fancy. Just a TV playing some movie. Bench seating for the one we took from St. Barths to St. Maarten.

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1 Thank Wilson L
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Good trip to St. Barth. Good timing. I read that will be a movie about island, but it wasn't. Water was provided that is nice.

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Thank raisa225
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Spend the money and book a flight people! We didn't know any better and booked the ferry from St. Maarten to St. Barths. Let me describe the ride- it was as if I was on a roller coaster for 45 minutes. I hate roller coasters, and so the ride was pure hell. Granted it was a rough day, but the... More 

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Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this review

Hello Sarah I'm sorry your experience on our ferry was not a good one. however we cannot do anything when it comes to rough seas, which has been the case here. however we can help when it comes to sea sickness on board, which is exactly what the crew did. they are there to help you all the way to... More 

Valdosta, Georgia
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I read many reviews before deciding on Great Bay Express. I'm happy to report the ride was as expected. I did wear a scopolamine patch as I was joing friends on their boat, so the rough 40 min. ride didn't bother me. However, I must say the rough water is not the fault of the boat. The channel between St.... More 

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Thank Diane S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

At first, get your money in Euro since their exchange rate is ridiculous, but they will not accept credit card, only cash. It runs well and on time , but since this is used as a public transportation or locals it become crowded since you only have one going at the end of working day. Don't forget to calculate your... More 

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Thank Annam1957
New York, NY
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

When it runs on time (it did one of two times for us), it's great. 40 minutes door to door and a helpful staff there to hand out free waters and ginger ales. Recommend staying covered as the sun can get bad out on the balcony.

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Thank BZ1220
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Bring your passports! The ride is 45 minutes for one-way to St. Barth's. Our hotel completed the reservation for us to use them for a day trip to St. Barth's. Price was about $160 roundtrip for 2 people, I believe. They were on time for both departures. Seating was roomy, crew was friendly, and we got free drinks for the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Took the ferry to St Barths, very easy to get to from Julianna Airport. Easy online booking and boarding process. Just a 40 min ride to St Barths, Ferry was clean and was not crowded, the crew was very friendly carried your luggage, came through and gave out water etc. Ask everyone if they were ok on way out as... More 

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Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks For Your Review! Our office aims to please our customers to the best ability! hope to see you one day again! More 

Wisconsin
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We opted to take the Edge out of Simpson Bay, but heard this boat is fine too....only thing to beware of is that this is a VERY rough water trip, and so be sure to pick a calmer day. The Atlantic Ocean merges with the Carribean Ocean right on the waters between St. Maarten and St. Barts for your trip... More 

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1 Thank CheeseheadwithTaste
Wilson, New York
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102 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

This is an excellent way to get to see st Bart's! Word of warning, very fast and choppy on the way there. Several people were sea sick. I would take a Dramamine. I usually don't get sick, and this ride made me a bit queasy. Do not sit outside, you will get completely drenched!

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