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while others have rooms with widened doors and renovated
bathrooms. A good choice on St. John is the Caneel Bay Re-
sort ,
(888) 767-3966. On St. Thomas, Marriott French-
man's Reef ,
(800) 524-2000. On St. Croix, Hibiscus
Beach Hotel ,
(800) 420-0121. Friends have recom-
mended Access Adventures/B. Roberts Travel as an ex-
mobility issues.
(585) 889-9096,
Inter-Island Travel
St. Thomas to St. John
Separated by Pillsbury Sound (three miles
wide), these islands are a 20-minute ferry
ride apart. Ferries leave from Red Hook
Dock (East End, St. Thomas) on the hour
from 8 am to midnight. Additional ferries leave at 6:30 and
7:30 am weekdays. Return ferries leave from Cruz Bay (St.
John) on the hour from 7 am to 10 pm, with one additional
ferry at 11:15 pm. Fare is $3 per adult, $1 per child each way.
Other ferries leave from the Charlotte Amalie Dock (water-
front - near the Holiday Inn) every two hours, starting at
9 am. The last ferry leaves at 5:30 pm. Return from Cruz
Bay is every two hours, with the first crossing at 7:15 am
and the last at 3:45 pm. The ride takes 45 minutes. Fare is
$7 each way, $3 for children.
Guests at Caneel Bay (
340 776-6111) and the Westin St.
John (
340 693-8000) can use their private ferries. Check
for current schedules and fares. Some packages include
these transfers.
Car Ferry Service
There is car ferry service between Red Hook and Cruz Bay
daily. Two lines operate the service - Boyson, Inc. ,
776-6294 and Republic Barge ,
(340) 779-4000. Call
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