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Getting Here

GETTING TO ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

Fly in on a breeze. Whether by air or under sail, getting here couldn't be easier. International hubs are just a short flight away, stunning anchorages everywhere. Come and see for yourselves.

Getting to SVG by Air

 

Precautionary Measures Against Ebola Viral Disease

cautionlogoThe Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment has advised of the following measures in order to prevent the entry of Ebola Viral Disease into St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and has taken the following decisions with respect to persons coming from West Africa:
• Persons travelling to SVG from Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia or those who have visited any of the aforementioned countries during a 28 day period will not be allowed entry into SVG.
• Persons travelling to SVG from Nigeria or any other West African country or those who visited any of aforementioned countries during a 28 day period must present upon entry to SVG a negative PCR blood test result for Ebola (done not more than 7 days prior to leaving their home country to come to SVG) in order to be allowed entry into SVG.
The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has further advised that before passengers are allowed to disembark from cruise ships, the following information MUST be forwarded to the Ministry of Health or its representative.
• Number of passengers on board
• Names of passengers
• Nationality, and travel history of each passenger (for the past 21 days )
• Information stating if passengers were ill in the previous 21 days with any of following symptoms: fever, weakness, muscle pain, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, bleeding, fainting episodes, fatigue, hiccups and loss of appetite.
If a passenger reports any of the above symptoms he/she will not be allowed to disembark.

 

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Getting Around by Sea


St. Vincent & The Grenadines has an inter-island ferry system that makes it very easy to get from one island to another.

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Inter-Island Ferry Schedules

Bequia Ferry Schedule

Bequia is serviced by several ferries on a daily basis.

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M/V Bequia Express/ M/V Admiral Express

 

M/V Bequia Express

Tel/Fax: (784) 457-3539 or (784) 458-3472.

 

M/V Admiral Express

Tel: (784) 458-3348.

Journey time is approximately one hour with Bequia Express and Admiral.

Fares Bequia Express & Admiral
: EC$25.00 one way, $EC 45.00 return (if with the same ferry line).

(Admiral *December to April & July to August only)

Be sure to check ferry times ahead of your journey as they are subject to change.

 

If requested in advance M/V Bequia Express will delay departure (monday to Friday) of the 6 p.m. ferry for up to half an hour to accommodate late flight arrivals.



SCHEDULES FOR BEQUIA EXPRESS & ADMIRAL



MV Bequia Express

M/V Admiral
  Monday to Friday Monday & Friday
Depart Bequia 6:30 am 6:30 am

8:30 am * 9:00 am

9:30 am

1:00 pm
2:00 pm

4:30 pm

Depart Kingstown
8:00 am * 7:45 am

10:30 am

1:00 pm 11:30 am

4:00 pm 4:30 pm

6:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesdays & Thursdays Tuesday, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Depart Bequia
6:30 am


2:00 pm

Depart Kingstown
11:30 am


4:30 pm
  Saturday Saturday
Depart Bequia 6:30 am 6:30 am

9:15 am 9:30 am

4:30 pm 4:00 pm

Depart Kingstown 8:00 am 8:15 am
11:00 am 11:30 am
6:00 pm 5:30 pm
Sundays & Public Holidays
Depart Bequia 7:00 am 7:30 am

4:30 pm 4:00 pm

Depart Kingstown 8: 30 pm 9:00 am
6:00 pm 5:30 pm
      
Depart Kingstown
9:00 am
Depart Bequia 5:15 pm
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Canouan, Mayreau & Union Island Ferry Schedule

Passengers traveling to Canouan, Mayreau and Union Island are serviced by the following ferries.

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M/V Gem Star, M/V Barracouda, M/V Canouan Bay



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M/V Gem Star

Tel: (784) 526-1158 or (784) 457-4157
Journey time is approximately 3 hours.

Depart Arrive
Tuesdays and Fridays

St. Vincent
12:00 a.m.
Canouan
2:15 p.m.

Canouan
2:30 p.m.
Mayreau
3:00 p.m.

Mayreau
3:30 p.m.
Union Island
3:45 p.m.
Wednesdays and Saturdays

Union Island
9:00 a.m.
Mayreau
9:15 a.m.
Mayreau
9:30 p.m.
Canouan
10:00 a.m.
Canouan
10:15 a.m.
St. Vincent
12:30 p.m.


Gem Star Fares:

St Vincent to Canouan EC$50.00

Canouan to Mayreau EC$30.00

Mayreau to Union Island EC$30.oo

*Fares from Kingstown to Mayreau is EC$45 and from Kingstown to Union Island EC$50



M/V Barracouda

Tel: (784) 455-9835


Depart Arrive
Mondays and Thursdays

St. Vincent
12:00 p.m.
Canouan
3:00 p.m.

Canouan
3:00 p.m.
Union Island
4:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays

Union Island
6:30 a.m.
Canouan
8:00 a.m.

Canouan
8:45 a.m.
St. Vincent
Noon
Saturday

St. Vincent
12:00 p.m.
Canouan
3:00 p.m.

Canouan
3:00 p.m.
Union Island
4:30 p.m.
Sunday
Union Island
6:30 a.m.
Canouan
8:00 a.m.
Canouan
8:45 a.m.
St. Vincent
Noon

Barracouda's Fares

  • St. Vincent to Canouan: EC$ 40.00
  • St. Vincent to Union Island: EC$ 50.00
All schedules and fares are subject to change and cancellation without notice due to maintenance and other causes. Re-check times with the ferry company before traveling.
For more information on Barracouda please contact the ship's agent Perry's Shipping, Kingstown, Tel: 784-457-2920 Email: perrysshipping@vincysurf.com

 


M/V Canouan Bay

The journey time is approximately 3 hours.

Depart Arrive
Tuesdays & Fridays

Canouan
7:00 a.m.
St. Vincent
10:00 a.m.
St. Vincent
12:00 noon

Canouan
3:00 p.m.


Please be informed that effective December 2013, Jaden Sun and Barracuda are out of service until further notice.  

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Mustique Ferry Schedule

The following ferry services Mustique.

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M/V Endeavour

Tel: 784- 457- 1531
Journey time is approximately two hours.
Depart Time Days
Mustique 7:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
(also the first Wednesday in every month).
St. Vincent 2:00 p.m.
Fare: EC $25 one way (N.B. schedule update as of August 20 2015).



 

 

Getting Here by Private Yacht or CharterArriving by Yacht

As a popular sailing destination, many of our visitors arrive by private yacht or charter.

Here are links to important information if you are arriving in St. Vincent & The Grenadines by boat.

Ports of Entry

Clearance Procedures

Pet Regulations

 

 

Arriving by Cruise ShipGetting Here by Cruise Ship

Cruise Ships call at the following islands:

  • Kingstown
  • Bequia
  • Mayreau
  • Tobago Cays

Some of the Cruise Lines visiting us include P & O, Aida Cruises, Island Cruises, Windstar Cruises, Fred Olsen and Silver Sea Cruises.

Download the 2016 - 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule 1st Draft here (PDF)...