How long is the ferry from Swan Quarter to Ocracoke?
2 hours, 45 minutes
If you’re making a day trip to Ocracoke, plan to arrive at the Hatteras Ferry landing as early as possible since it operates on a first-come, first-served basis. The Swan Quarter Ferry (2 hours, 45 minutes) and Cedar Island Ferry (2 hours, 10 minutes) routes are tolled, and reservations are required.
What is the Ocracoke ferry schedule?
The ferry departs from Hatteras Ferry Terminal at 9:30AM, 1PM, and 4:30PM. Departures from Ocracoke Silver Lake Terminal are 11AM, 3PM, and 8PM.
Is Ocracoke ferry running?
Operations of the Ocracoke / Hatteras Ferry The Ocracoke / Hatteras Ferry departs from both the Hatteras and Ocracoke terminals daily, including all major holidays, from 5:00 a.m. until midnight.
Is Fort Fisher ferry running?
The ferry can be accessed in Southport via route 211, and by Fort Fisher by basically following 421 south until it ends. The ferry schedule varies depending on the time of year, but generally runs year-round from 5:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., depending on the departure ferry terminal.
How much is the Ocracoke ferry?
How much is the Ocracoke – Cedar Island Ferry? The cost to ride the Ocracoke – Cedar Island Ferry varies by vehicle / passenger type. Passengers are charged $1 per crossing, while standard cars and trucks less than 20 feet are charged $15 per crossing, and larger vehicles are charged $30 to $45 per crossing.
Is Ocracoke open to visitors?
But make no mistake: Visitors are now welcome on Ocracoke Island! The ferries are running, the shops and restaurants are open, accommodations are welcoming guests and recreational activities are happening. Best of all, those beautiful beaches await.
Is Fort Fisher beach access open?
There is no charge to access the beach as it’s free and open to the public year-round. Vehicles are allowed at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area’s four-wheel-drive beach. Permits can be purchased for access. Call (910) 458-5798 for directions and additional information.
Why is Fort Fisher ferry closed?
SOUTHPORT, N.C. (WECT) – After being closed for over half the year due to a ramp overhaul on the Southport-Ft. Fisher ferry line, the ferry reopened in July but not without some hiccups. The ferry closed in January to install a new ramp system to help prevent accidental failures.