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Starting as of...
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Experience, Adventure, & Island Hopping...

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Travel between Saba, Statia and Sint Maarten onboard the Makana ferry. Experience weekly travel for adventures and island hopping!

The 72' Sabre catamaran fast ferry offers you more travel to the places that you want to go! With 2 air-conditioned decks and an open sun deck on the upper floor so you can feel the cool Caribbean wind. Enjoy a refreshing beverage at the bar on board. 

Passengers: 150 maximum

Cruising Speed: 23 knots

Travel Times:

Saba-Statia is 45 mins. 

Saba-Sint Maarten is 75 mins.

Statia-Sint Maarten is 85 mins.

Operated by: Blues & Blues

Saba C - Transport, N.V. is proud to be local agents for Blues & Blues, LTD., since 2010. They have provided ferry and cargo services for over 30 years in the Caribbean.

 

"Blues & Blues understands the importance of maritime connectivity for the overall development of island nations and look forward to championing these new routes which will serve to improve regional tourism by increasing access to Saba and Statia."  

 

~ Blues & Blues, Management 

Covid-19 Protocol and Travel Regulations
EHAS Pre-Approved Entry forms are mandatory for all travel. 
NO EHAS | NO ENTRY

Boarding Locations

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Fort Bay
Saba

Known as the “Unspoiled Queen”, Saba is a nature lovers dream destination in the Dutch Caribbean. 

 

Saba, although small at only 5 square miles; offers award-winning diving, hiking and nature exploration.

Visit Saba and take a step into a realm of the Caribbean like no other...

Ticketing Agent Location

Check In location

Our check-in office is located in the main immigration and customs office in Fort Bay, the only port on Saba and it docks at the Captain Leo Chance Pier, which is located on the South-Southwest side of the island. It is about a 15-minute taxi ride from just about anywhere on Saba.

For more information and lodging visit:

Saba Tourism

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Gallow's Bay
Sint Eustatius

Known as the "Golden Rock", Sint Eustatius is an island full of history and heritage.

Statia, has several beaches, including a black sand beach, visit family and friends, visit the museum and Fort.

Visit Statia and hike into the quill, for an out-of-the-world experience...

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For more information and lodging visit:

Statia Tourism

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Bobby's Marina
Sint Maarten

Located in Philipsburg, Bobby's is within walking distance of Front Street and the Boardwalk. 

 

Taxis are available to take you where you need to go!

There are many stores, restaurants and The Holland House Beach Resort nearby.

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Need a car?  

Travel Rent-A-Car

+1-721-523-4806

Located in the marina.

For more information and lodging visit:

Sint Maarten Tourism

To make reservations, please complete the online form.

Look out for an email from us for details on how to purchase tickets.

A fully integrated booking system is coming soon.

How do I purchase tickets?

Reserve Online

Unfortunately, we are not currently able to accept payments online at this time. You may visit our office in Windwardside or give us a call. 

WE ACCEPT

Schedule

Please note there is a special schedule during the week of Saba Day.
The regular schedule will be effective as of Monday, Dec. 6th.
Please view the live calendar for full schedule. 

Round Trip

Round Trip Rates
Adults
Children (2-11 yrs. old)
Statia ⇄ Saba
$65.00
$40.00
Saba ⇄ Statia
$65.00
$40.00
Sint Maarten ⇄ Saba
$85.00
$55.00
Saba ⇄ Sint Maarten
$85.00
$55.00

One-Way

One-Way Rates
Adults
Children 2-11 yrs. old
Sint Maarten → Statia
$65.00
$35.00
Statia → Sint Maarten
$65.00
$35.00
Statia → Saba
$40.00
$25.00
Saba → Statia
$40.00
$25.00
Sint Maarten → Saba
$65.00
$35.00
Saba → Sint Maarten
$65.00
$35.00

Departure Taxes

Port
Price
Saba Departure Tax
$10.00
Sint Maarten Departure Tax
$10.00
Sint Eustatius Departure Tax
$5.00

* Departure Taxes are not included in the travel rates.

**Infants travel for free.

Travel Rates