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 (updated August 2018)


Flying into Beef Island, Tortola?
There are a number of scheduled flights from San Juan, St Maarten, Antigua and other islands on the following airlines: Inter Caribbean is our personal favorite from San Juan as they run on time, generally have the best prices and don't leave our luggage behind! Cape Air, Liat, Seaborne Airlines or Air Sunshine.
Private charter flights are available with Fly BVI and VI Airlink. We can arrange for your car to be waiting at the airport for you. 

Flying into St Thomas, USVI?  
You will need to catch a ferry (see current [Aug '18] schedules below but do also call ahead to double check). 
  •  All St Thomas ferries are currently arriving in Road Town (RT), NO stops at West End.
  • The last ferry leaves Charlotte Amalie (CA) at 4.15pm daily (4.30 on Sunday)
  • The taxi ride from Cyril E. King airport to Charlotte Amalie ferry terminal takes 10-15 mins.
  • The ferry ride takes approx 1 hour, customs and immigration CAN take up to 1hr when you disembark in either BVI or USVI.
  • There is a $15 departure tax exiting the BVI and $10 departure tax exiting the USVI. 

Road Town Fast Ferry (Tortola 284-494-2323 or 284-346-8300) (St Thomas 340-777-2800)
CA to RT     8.30      12.00      16.15       (Mon - Sat)
CA to RT                  12.00      16.30       (Sun)
RT to CA     7.00      10.00      14.30       (Mon - Sat)
RT to CA     9.00      12.00      14.30       (Sun)

Native Son (Tortola 284-495-4617) (St Thomas 340-774-8685 or 340-775-3111)
CA to RT                                  14.30       (Mon - Thu)
CA to RT     7.15                      14.30        (Fri)
CA to RT     7.15      13.30        14.30       (Sat)
CA to RT     7.15                      14.45       (Sun)
RT to CA     9.30                                     (daily)

Smiths Ferry  (Tortola 284-499-3480) ( St Thomas 340-775-7292)
CA to RT                                  15.30     (daily)
RT to CA     11.35                                  (daily)

An excellent and reliable alternative is Dolphin Water Taxi 
who arrange a taxi from the airport in St Thomas to their boat at Red Hook which will bring you directly to West End, particularly useful for arrivals later in the day. *Do note that the latest Customs and Immigrations stay open at West End is currently 5.30pm*