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St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry

bowdeda
March 02, 2012 04:18AM
Registered: 01/06/2012
Posts: 35
Can someone "please" give me the step by process of getting from Cruz Bay St John to Soggy Dollar and back in one day using the ferry sysetm?? THANKS happyhappyhappy

Jill
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 02, 2012 01:49PM
Registered: 07/22/2005
Posts: 385
Good Morning,

I believe your only option is to take the ferry from Cruz Bay to Jost but it only goes to Jost Friday, Saturday & Sunday and it leaves at 8:30. That is a direct ferry from STJ to JVD. You could do it on another day but you'd have to go thru Tortolla, clear customs then catch another ferry to JVD. If you take the STJ on Friday, Saturday or Sunday it's a direct to JVD, takes about 20 minutes, you clear customs right on the dock in JVD and you'd have the better part of the day to explore JVD. I believe the return to STJ ferry leaves JVD at 3pm.

Once on JVD you can grab a cab and have them take you over to Soggy Dollar (It's $5.00 per person) or if you are feeling energetic you could walk up over the ridge to Soggy, the walk would take you about 20-25 minutes. The cab ride is about 3 minutes.

Hope this helps!

STT Resident
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 02, 2012 02:46PM
Registered: 09/19/2005
Posts: 3,243
The only day the Cruz Bay/JVD ferry doesn't run is Thursday - see link "ferry schedule" under "Quick Links" top right this page.

Jill
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 03, 2012 04:51AM
Registered: 07/22/2005
Posts: 385
I stand corrected! That's new as it used to only be Friday Saturday and Sunday! Makes the planning even easier knowing you can go any day except Thursday!

bowdeda
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 06, 2012 12:21AM
Registered: 01/06/2012
Posts: 35
Where excatly does the ferry from Cruz Bay leave from? Where the ferries are now, the National Park Dock area, elsewhere?

Jill
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 06, 2012 01:18AM
Registered: 07/22/2005
Posts: 385
You have to go to the ferry dock near the national park. It's not at the National Park dock but pretty close! It's the white gated dock. There is a little white office. As you are standing on the dock to get the JVD ferry with your back to the office you are looking at the National Park building. It's across from the fruit stand and car rental agency.

PaminMaine
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 07, 2012 02:08AM
Registered: 01/01/2012
Posts: 5
Hello,
We just took the ferry last Friday to JVD. Make sure to get there 30 min prior to departure to fill out paperwork. When you get off in JVD you can walk around the road to your right and visit Foxy's before you hit the Soggy Dollar.. Its just a short walk.... intersting place! Was happy to see that Vic was still the bartender at Soggy Dollar.. he is a HOOT! Enjoy those painkillers.. happy

mandygirl
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 11, 2012 12:57AM
Registered: 03/11/2012
Posts: 5
Does anyone know what ages are considered the "child" rate on the ferry from St John to JVD? We have one under 2 years old and are curious if she is also the $50 roundtrip fee. (We took her to JVD in September from Tortola, but she was free on that excursion for being under age 2)

Thanks in advance! happy

STT Resident
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 11, 2012 02:22PM
Registered: 09/19/2005
Posts: 3,243
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mandygirl
Does anyone know what ages are considered the "child" rate on the ferry from St John to JVD? We have one under 2 years old and are curious if she is also the $50 roundtrip fee. (We took her to JVD in September from Tortola, but she was free on that excursion for being under age 2)

Thanks in advance! happy

If nobody here comes up with the answer, call the ferry operator directly. The numbers are listed in the relevant ferry schedules under "Quick Links" top right this page.

houstola
Re: St John to Soggy Dollar via ferry
March 17, 2012 07:55PM
Registered: 04/09/2007
Posts: 128
if you want to go over to jost on a day that there is not a direct ferry from cruz bay over you can also take a ferry from cruz bay to tortola and the over to jost. takes a little longer but spending a day on jost is a must. hang out with mick and the gang at soggy, walk over to ivans and then finish the day at foxy's! have fun!

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