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Great Bay Express

Bobby's Marina Village, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
(+599) 542 0032
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St Barts Ferry Transfer from St Maarten
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  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
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“st barths” (11 reviews)
“day trip” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bobby's Marina Village, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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(+599) 542 0032
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked a round trip with the Great Bay Express about a month prior to our trip online. Directions to the marina were clear and going through customs was easy. On our way to St. Bart's we boarded a smaller boat and I definitely felt...More

Thank Sandy72639
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice quick ride to St Barth. Not for the weak and people that get sea sick. I suggest that you sit in the middle section as it does get warm on the boat during the ride. People were calling Earl all over the place so...More

Thank iluvjamaica7/05
Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day thank you for your review! and thank you for choosing Great Bay Express!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Went to St. Barts via Great Bay as part of a VIATOUR package on 6/14. The ride over on the Shantiwa wasn't bad at all, but was a bit bumpy at times. I did not get sick, but one of my friends was a little...More

Thank John W
Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Good day Thank you so much for your review! I am very happy to know that you enjoyed the experience. Thanks for choosing Great Bay Express

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Perfect way to get to Saint Barths! THanks to the previous reviews, my husband and I showed up 2 hours early, and took nausea medicine in advance. The medicine helped tremendously. The high speed very ride there was horribly bumpy and you could easily get...More

Thank Lisa M
Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Good Day thank you for your review! the waters between St. Maarten and St Barths are a bit rough on the way up sometimes , the ride down is always smoother because you come down with the current :) thanks for choosing Great bay Express

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Taking this high speed ferry boat express to St. Bart's is roughly one-third the cost of flying there ($70 U.S. vs. $215+ by air), so from that perspective it is a good deal. But, the ride over there has its 'ups and downs' so if...More

1  Thank Samuel M
Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review! and thank you for choosing Great bay Express!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very smooth trip over & back. Very friendly office and ship staff. Left on time, on time return! Definitely worth the money to take a day trip to St. Barth.

Thank D J
Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We took the Pride of St. Barth ferry from St. Maarten to Gustavia. Great ride...very comfortable seats and friendly staff (and free water). Absolutely recommend.

Thank Acinonyx60
Carmen F, Front Office Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Good Day Thank you for your review! & Thank you for choosing Great Bay Express!

Reviewed 23 February 2017

Very rude and incompetent team. Don't feel safe on board. Take the VOYAGER in Marigot or Oyster Pond instead!!!

Thank iscsxm
Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Good Day, Thanks for choosing Great Bay Express initially! we have very friendly and professional trained staff that are always willing to help!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

We used the ferry to take a day trip to St Barts. They left a bit late but the ride was smooth and got us there and back in fine fashion.

Thank SUSANCROUCH
Carmen F, Front Office Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks For Choosing Great Bay Express!

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This ferry service is the absolute worst. They are rude, shady and incompetent people that run this service. Both the front desk employee, Janice and the owner, Gorge are extremely rude and they DO NOT CARE about their customers. They have no tact or customer...More

2  Thank Sarah E
Carmen F, Manager at Great Bay Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thank You For Initially Choosing Great Bay Express We take our time schedule very serious because of the amount of passengers that depend on us to reach their destination on time. we take pride in helping every passenger in whatever way we can. once again...More

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Waylon R
29 January 2017|
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Response from ccdancequeen | Reviewed this property |
Well there was 4 us that got ripped off by them in our group. So there's a good start to their year! DO NOT USE THEM!
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ChinaDoll7
17 September 2016|
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Response from Carmen F | Property representative |
Good Day John G is correct on all his answers :) Thank you for choosing Great Bay Express
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