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Protestant Cay – Christiansted Ferry

Protestant Cay is a tiny island located in the Christiansted Harbor on St. Croix. The island is home to Hotel on the Cay, Protestant Cay Beach, and to a beachside restaurant and bar. A ferry takes you the short distance from Christiansted to Protestant Cay. The trip takes around two minutes one way.

Protestant Cay Ferry Location
The ferry to the Protestant Cay departs from the Christiansted boardwalk, in the vicinity of the King Christian Hotel. Look for the ferry sign.

The ferry to Protestant Cay generally operates every 10 minutes from 7:00 am until 12 midnight as needed. Hotel on the Cay guests needing transportation outside of those hours will need to contact the hotel for assistance.

Ferry Rates
The ferry is complimentary for all registered hotel guests. For non-guests, the ferry fee is $5 round trip which is payable at the small dockmaster booth once on Protestant Cay.

Notice: Hotel on the Cay is under newer ownership as of November 16th, 2022. The property is expected to be renamed Christiansted Harbor Resort Hotel and Marina. Renovations to the existing property and an expansion are expected. These projects may result in changes to the ferry schedule and rates.

Last Updated: 11/17/2022

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