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Wondering if you get tickets for the ferry for certain times? We are planning to use it on a Thursday from the Escape. Looks like the first one out is 9am. How crowded does it get?

 

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don't know about tickets, but just show up with your NCL pass and show it when boarding. For wait times, the departure times from the Dockyard are 9am, 11:30am, 2pm, & 4:30pm (Bermuda time).on Wed & Thurs. It only makes 4 round trips on Wed & Thurs and one on Fri.

If you would like to watch it, check out the Bermuda Cam

SBtS

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Wondering if you get tickets for the ferry for certain times? We are planning to use it on a Thursday from the Escape. Looks like the first one out is 9am. How crowded does it get?

 

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What are the ferry stops?

 

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What are the ferry stops?

 

 

The ferry starts at the Dockyard and goes to St George's and returns to the Dockyard; one stop.

 

SBtS

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The ferry starts at the Dockyard and goes to St George's and returns to the Dockyard; one stop.

 

SBtS

What's is St. George? If i recall, it was all shopping. Beaches?

 

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What's is St. George? If i recall, it was all shopping. Beaches?

 

I would have to say your recollection is a bit foggy.

 

St George's is a UNESCO World Heritage Center. There is some shopping but not an abundance. If you want to shop, you go to Hamilton or the Clocktower Mall at the Dockyard. There are 3 small beaches that are about a 20 minute walk from the ferry dock, but they do not match the beauty and size of South Shore beaches especially Horseshoe Bay Beach.

 

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We will be going to Bermuda in Aug. on NCL Dawn. Does NCL provide passengers with free Ferry Tickets? If so can you elaborate, please?

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We will be going to Bermuda in Aug. on NCL Dawn. Does NCL provide passengers with free Ferry Tickets? If so can you elaborate, please?

Thank you

 

When I answered a like question in post #2 of this thread, I did not know of tickets and still do not know of tickets, and since nobody corrected me, I must be correct. Your NCL sea pass card should be all you need to board the ferry. Just get in line before scheduled departure and show it as you board.

 

SBtS

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NO tickets are issued for the ferry, just show up and board. The ferry holds about 300 passengers. We used it mid June.

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Does Carnival have a similar ferry that runs for free to Carnival passengers? Thanks

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Does Carnival have a similar ferry that runs for free to Carnival passengers? Thanks

 

No you'll have to use the public ferries.

 

SBtS

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When getting off the ship, which way does one go to this free ferry?

 

 

Also, I did inquire earlier this year and the rep said you have to get tickets from guest services to board the ferry.

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When getting off the ship, which way does one go to this free ferry?

 

 

Also, I did inquire earlier this year and the rep said you have to get tickets from guest services to board the ferry.

 

Never trust anything a telephone customer service rep tells you. ;)

 

Which ship are you on? If you're on Escape docking at Heritage Wharf the ferry will be directly across from the ship. if you're on Dawn, docking at Kings Wharf, you have to walk from Kings Wharf to Heritage Wharf to get the NCL ferry.

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Never trust anything a telephone customer service rep tells you. ;)

 

Which ship are you on? If you're on Escape docking at Heritage Wharf the ferry will be directly across from the ship. if you're on Dawn, docking at Kings Wharf, you have to walk from Kings Wharf to Heritage Wharf to get the NCL ferry.

 

I didn't know there were two wharfs in that area. Now I'll have to check to see where we are docking. Wondering if a taxi straight from the dock to the zoo will be easier.

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I didn't know there were two wharfs in that area. Now I'll have to check to see where we are docking. Wondering if a taxi straight from the dock to the zoo will be easier.

 

Which NCL ship are you on? Escape docks at Heritage Wharf, Dawn at Kings Wharf. It hardly matters for purposes of catching the free NCL ferry or the public ferry...the two piers are literally a stone's throw from each other.

 

A taxi to the zoo will be very expensive. Mon. to Sat. the approximate one way fare for 1-4 passengers will be $57 plus tip, for 5-7 passengers $72 plus tip. 25 % and 50% surcharges, respectively, apply on Sunday.

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Which NCL ship are you on? Escape docks at Heritage Wharf, Dawn at Kings Wharf. It hardly matters for purposes of catching the free NCL ferry or the public ferry...the two piers are literally a stone's throw from each other.

 

A taxi to the zoo will be very expensive. Mon. to Sat. the approximate one way fare for 1-4 passengers will be $57 plus tip, for 5-7 passengers $72 plus tip. 25 % and 50% surcharges, respectively, apply on Sunday.

 

We're on the Escape. Is the Heritage Wharf in the same area as the Clocktower shops and Frog & Onion?

 

And yes, ouch -- that taxi fare is very high.

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I didn't know there were two wharfs in that area. Now I'll have to check to see where we are docking. Wondering if a taxi straight from the dock to the zoo will be easier.

 

Here is a diagram of the Dockyard showing the location of the 2 wharves:

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It certainly would be easier taking a taxi from the Dockyard to BAMZ, but the fare would be about $57 plus tip for up to 4 paxs, Mon to Sat travel. Being easier costs.

 

What cruise ship will you be on to Bermuda? The group here knows which cruise ship uses which wharf.

 

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We're on the Escape. Is the Heritage Wharf in the same area as the Clocktower shops and Frog & Onion?

 

And yes, ouch -- that taxi fare is very high.

 

Both Heritage Wharf and Kings Wharf are located in the Royal Naval Dockyard right next each other. You will dock at Heritage Wharf with the Escape, but it makes no difference whether you're at Heritage or Kings.

 

Look at the diagram posted by SBtS in the post immediately prior to this one.

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HA HA -- I think we were at Heritage when we docked on the Breakaway in 2016! Didn't even know the difference. Thanks to all. Good diagram, BTW.

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HA HA -- I think we were at Heritage when we docked on the Breakaway in 2016! Didn't even know the difference. Thanks to all. Good diagram, BTW.

 

Yes, you were docked at Heritage Wharf .

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So this is probably a dumb question, but in looking at the previous map of the Wharfs, the area that says "Ferry Wharf" -- is that the public ferry only, or does the NCL free ferry leave from there also -- or is it docked where the ships are docked?

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So this is probably a dumb question, but in looking at the previous map of the Wharfs, the area that says "Ferry Wharf" -- is that the public ferry only, or does the NCL free ferry leave from there also -- or is it docked where the ships are docked?

 

 

Your question is odd since it was already answered in a reply to you in this thread. The NCL ferry leaves from Heritage Wharf. It will be across from Escape at Heritage Wharf.

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Your question is odd since it was already answered in a reply to you in this thread. The NCL ferry leaves from Heritage Wharf. It will be across from Escape at Heritage Wharf.

 

Sorry about that - I got that we're docked there, but didn't catch that the ferry is also there. Doing too many things at once today. Thank you for your kind response.

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Sorry about that - I got that we're docked there, but didn't catch that the ferry is also there. Doing too many things at once today. Thank you for your kind response.

 

Here's a pix of the Escape and the ferry:

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SBtS

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Here's a pix of the Escape and the ferry:

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SBtS

 

Thank you! Wow, how did I not notice that ferry when we were docked on the Breakway! Or maybe they weren't doing the ferry in 2016?

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Thank you! Wow, how did I not notice that ferry when we were docked on the Breakway! Or maybe they weren't doing the ferry in 2016?

 

 

 

They weren’t. They started last year.

 

 

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I took that ferry last week and the 2nd deck was much much cooler than the first/boarding deck. I don't know if the ac was working properly but the top inside deck was much cooler than the first. Hope this helps as it gets very warm waiting for the ferry.

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don't know about tickets, but just show up with your NCL pass and show it when boarding. For wait times, the departure times from the Dockyard are 9am, 11:30am, 2pm, & 4:30pm (Bermuda time).on Wed & Thurs. It only makes 4 round trips on Wed & Thurs and one on Fri.

If you would like to watch it, check out the Bermuda Cam

SBtS

Thanks for posting the times. Do you know how long the ride it is and what the departure times are in St. George?

Thanks again!

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Thanks for posting the times. Do you know how long the ride it is and what the departure times are in St. George?

Thanks again!

 

Travel times are about 45 minutes. Here is the schedule:

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When in Bermuda, check the departure times to make sure this schedule is still being used.

 

SBtS

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