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Tourist Office, Holiday Dates, Ferry Schedules, Emergency Services, Medical Services



Tourist  Office

242-367-3067 - Marsh Harbour


Dates of Holidays
thanks to abacojournal.com

"Official" Bahamian Holidays: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Whit Monday, Labour Day (June 5th), Independence Day (July 10th), Emancipation Day (August 3rd), Discovery Day (October 12th), Christmas Day (December 25th) And Boxing Day (December 26th). Holidays falling on a weekend are observed on the following Monday.


Ferry Schedules


Ferry Schedules

Abaco Ferry

Schedule & Rates
Ferry Abaco



thanks to abaconian.com for the following

Albury's Ferry
367-3147 or 367-0290 - VHF 16

Marsh Harbour to Hope Town - 20 minute trip from Crossing Beach
7:15am   9:00 am   10:30am   12:15pm   2:00pm   4:00pm   5:45pm
Return - Hope Town to Marsh Harbour
8:00am   9:45am   11:30am   1:30pm   3:00pm   4:00pm   5:00pm   y:30pm
Marsh Harbour to Man-O-War - 20 minute trip from Crossing Beach
10:30am   12:15pm   2:30pm*(M-Sat)   4:00pm   5:45pm
Return - MOW to Marsh Harbour
8:00am   11:30am   1:30pm   3:15pm*(M-Sat)   4:30pm
Marsh Harbour to Guana Cay (& Scotland Cay with advance notice) 40 minute trip from Conch Inn
6:45am**   10:30am   1:30pm   3:30pm   5:45pm
Return - Guana Cay to Marsh Harbour
8:00am   11:30am   2:30pm   4:45pm   6:30pm
Same day fare - Adult oneway $15/Round Trip $20 - Kids 6-11 half fare - Free under 6
*Except holidays    **From Union Jack Dock     ***Hope Town late trips Fri & Sat only

Green Turtle Ferry
Phone 365-4166, 4128, 4151 - VHF 16

Green Turtle Cay to Treasure Cay Airport
8:00am   9:00am   11:00am   1:15pm   1:30pm   3:00pm   4:30pm
Treasure Cay Airport to Green Turtle Cay
8:30am   1:30   11:30am   10:30am   2:30pm   3:30pm   4:30pm   5:00pm
One way adult $7 Children $3) - Round trip $12 - Extra to some destinations

Abaco Adventures
Phone 365-8749 - VHF 16
Treasure Cay to Guana Cay - Sunday Leave 12:00 (nonn) & returns 4:45pm - $25 Round Trip
Treasure Cay to Man-O-War/Hope Town - Wed 9:30am, return 4:30pm - $35 Round Trip
Treasure Cay to Guana Cay Sunset Cruise - Fr $25, call for time

Pinder's Ferry Service - Between Abaco & Grand Bahama
Crown Haven, Abaco to McLean's Town, Grand Bahama - Daily 7:00am & 2:30pm
McLean's Town to Crown Haven - Daily 8:30am & 4:30pm
Fare $45 One Way/$90 Round Trip - Children half fare
Call Abaco 365-2356 for information
Bus between Freeport and McLean's Town - Rental automobiles at both terminals

Bahamas Ferries
Sandy Point to Nassau under 4 Hr.  Call Sandy Point 366-4119 or Marsh Harbour 367-5250 for sailing dates
Adults $95 Round Trip, $55 One Way - Car and truck ferry capability

Islander Express
Bus - Marsh Harbour & Sandy Point - Call 366-4444 or 4579958

Enovahs Bus Service
Hourly bus through Murphy Town, Dundas Town & Marsh Harbour to Ferry dock.  spring City early morning & late afternoon

The Great Abaco Express
Marsh Harbour bus to North Abaco - Call 367-2165
Leave Marsh Harbour 5:am & 12:30pm, connect with ferry to Grand Bahama & bus to Freeport
Leave Crown Haven 9:3am & 5:30pm bringing ferry passengers to Marsh Harbour
From Freeport take cruise ship to Ft. Lauderdale or ferry to West Palm Beach




Emergency Services

Police - Marsh Harbour                                 367-2560
Emergency Number 911 or 919

The following services are provided by volunteers
Fire - Marsh Harbour   367-2000
Fire - Dundas Town   367-2935 or 4935
fire - Hope Town   VHF Ch 16
Fire - Green Turtle Cay   365-4133
Fire  Man-O-War   365-6911
BASRA Bah Air Sea Rescue Assoc - all Areas   Marine VHF 16
Hope Town   366-0500      Marsh Harbour   367-3752
Guana Cay   365-5178                      Treasure Cay   365-8749

Emergency Contact for Boaters Families
Cruiser's Net         cruisers@oii.net



Medical Services

Abaco Family Medicine      Marsh Harbour      367-2295
Auskell Advance Medical Clinic      367-020
Marsh Harbour Medical Centre      367-0049
Corbett Clinic     Treasure Cay      365-8288
Government Clinic        Marsh Harbour       367-2510
Government Clinic          Cooper's Town      365-0300
Government Clinic      Green Turtle Cay      365-4028
Government Clinic               Hope Town       366-0108
Government Clinic              Sandy Point       366-4010






Other good links to go to for Newcomers:

Sandy Estabrook

Bahamian Music Sampler - Listen to the Music
Abaco Art & Artists
A Bit of History
 
Homes of the Abaco Cays
Weather & Hurricanes
Green Turtle Cay Slide Show
 
Hope Town Slide Show
Flotsam & Jetsam
 
Food Drink and Bartenders in the Abacos
Fantastic Satellite View. Green Turtle Cay to Little Harbour
Sandy’s Abaco - A Poem



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