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Arriving by Sea

Many visitors say travelling by boat is the only way to arrive on Nevis. The views of Mount Nevis, the dormant volcano, as you approach the island are stunning. 

Arriving by sea is the ideal choice for those flying into St Kitts from Europe or North America. Boats will travel to Charlestown, the capital of Nevis, while the Seabridge ferry docks at Cades Bay. On demand water taxis from St Kitts normally arrive at Oualie Beach on the island’s north side.

Small cruise ships and ferries dock at Charlestown, from where it’s easy to get taxis and other road transportation.

Visitors arriving on yachts are required to check in with customs and immigration for official clearance.

Charlestown Ferry Schedules

  • Nevis to St. Kitts
  • St. Kitts to Nevis
  Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Mark Twain 7am  7am  7am  8am
Carib Breeze / Carib Surf 8am  8am  8am  9am
Sea Hustler 8:30am  8:30am  8:30am  
Mark Twain 9:30am  9:30am  9:30am  
Carib Breeze / Carib Surf 10:30am  10:30am  10:30am  
Mark Twain 12:00pm  12:00pm  12:00pm  12:00pm
Carib Breeze / Carib Surf 1:00pm  1:00pm  1:00pm  
Mark Twain 4:00pm  4:00pm  4:00pm  4:30pm
Sea Hustler 4:30pm  4:30pm  4:30pm  
Carib Breeze / Carib Surf 5:00pm  5:00pm  5:00pm  5:00pm
Mark Twain    8:00pm  8:00pm  
Carib Breeze / Carib Surf      9:00pm  
  Monday - Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday 
 Sea Hustler  6am  6am  6am  
 Carib Breeze / Carib Surf  7am  7am  7am  8am
 Mark Twain  8am  8am  8am  9am
 Carib Breeze / Carib Surf  9:30am  9:30am  9:30am  
 Mark Twain  10:30am  10:30am  10:30am  
 Carib Breeze / Carib Surf  12:00pm  12:00pm  12:00pm  
 Mark Twain  1:00pm  1:00pm  1:00pm  3:00pm
 Sea Hustler  3:00pm  3:00pm  3:00pm  
 Carib Breeze / Carib Surf  4:00pm  4:00pm  4:00pm  4:00pm
 Mark Twain  6:00pm  6:00pm  6:00pm  6:00pm
 Carib Breeze / Carib Surf      8:00pm  
 Mark Twain    9:00pm  9:00pm  

Vehicle & Passenger Ferry (Cades Bay)

  • Seabridge
Leave Nevis (Cades Bay) Leave St. Kitts (Mayors Bay)
7.00am 8.00am
9.00am 10.00am
11.00am 12.00am
1.00pm 2.00pm
3.00pm 4.00pm
6.00pm 7.00pm

Water Taxis (Oualie Beach)

  • Water Taxis
Service Contact Details


Clivin Christmas
Tel: 869 663 3301

D Perfect Life

John Cornelius
Tel: 869.663.3595

Islander Watersports

Wincent Perkins
Tel: 869 662 7081

Just Relax

 Malvern "Molly" Jeffers
Tel: 869.663.6892

More Adventure

Gavin France
Tel: 869.665.7787

Sea Brat

Tel: 869 662 9166

Lucky Lady

Michael Daniel
Tel: 869 663 8908

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