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Barbuda Express

St Johns Harbour, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-560-7989
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A wonderful day out.

The morning of our trip was overcast and on/off raining in St John's, which put a few people off as... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
samsotc
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Royston, United Kingdom
Took the day tour to see the Frigate Bird Rookery

Took the day tour to Barbuda. It is actually a fairly small ferry and the trip over was pretty... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Flying_Rog
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Chesapeake
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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St Johns Harbour, St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The morning of our trip was overcast and on/off raining in St John's, which put a few people off as the sea was a bit rough. This was to our enormous benefit because there were only three of us booked for the guided tour and...More

Thank samsotc
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Took the day tour to Barbuda. It is actually a fairly small ferry and the trip over was pretty rough; a few passengers got sea sick. Once at Barbuda we are met by a couple of taxi vans that give a tour of the small...More

Thank Flying_Rog
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Soul less boat,abandoned on a liveless beach, only saving grace was to the Bird Island. The local small boat men were very knowledgeable and helpful. Went on the Excellence Cruise Boat.

Thank Akin I
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The government run Barbuda Express ferry is hilarious- it's tiny and fun and quite frankly the captain was amazing. I was so lucky I had the foresight to check it was running before leaving my hotel as I only found out when I was in...More

Thank citychic81
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were told by locals to wait for calmer waters prior to going to Barbuda. Some did get sea sick. Boat was clean. It's a catamaran ferry. 1 bathroom. Doesn't run at full capacity, booking ahead is recommended. Ocean was calm on return trip to...More

Thank LeaCal18
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

While vacationing in Antigua, we went on a day tour by "Barbuda express". We arrived to the pier at 8.30 am as was instructed by our concierge. First you have to wait in line to "check in", which we did, then they embark you on...More

Thank Aleksandra B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very rough crossing! It is not the Caribbean you are crossing but the Atlantic. 1/2 the boat got sick and it wasn't rough. Not a white cap to be seen. 1 1/2 hours of a roller coaster ride each way.

1  Thank Mindy1961
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

It's around $159 per person for full day trip with lunch. If you pay credit card, there are a surcharge extra for that. The hotel charged me $30 deposit at the hotel and I paid the rest on boat and I was told $6 extra...More

1  Thank Metira C
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A fast visit to the second exotic island of the country.It's a beautiful cruise around Barbuda.Great beaches.Barbuda needs a visit of some days.Great place for relax

1  Thank Styliprek
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Barbuda Express took 1hr 20 from St Johns and we had a smooth sailing. The staff organised a taxi and guide to take us to Lady Dianas Beach and Pink Sands beach and we had a delicious lobster lunch

1  Thank Susie F
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