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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 

Destinations

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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 Locations

Check In location

Our check-in office is located in the main immigration and customs office in Fort Bay, 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...

Local Agent:

ICS Statia

Passion Fruit Road 19a

St. Eustatius

Tel: +599 318 0081

E: icsstatia@gmail.com 

Contact Agent: Makeba Mitchell

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 at the port upon arrival. There are duty-free stores, restaurants and hotels nearby.

Need a car?  

Travel Rent-A-Car

+1-721-523-4806

Located in the marina.

Local Agent:

ONDOCK 

Basket Whelk Shell Dr. #2 C 1.1.

Hope Estate, Sint Maarten

Cell: +1(721) 553-3670/554-8372

Tel.: +1(721) 543-8915

E: clevelandcodringtonondock@gmail.com

Contact Agent : Cleveland Codrington

For more information and lodging visit:

Sint Maarten Tourism

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Port Zante,
St. Kitts

Port Zante is located in the largest and most vibrant city on St. Kitts. Beautiful boardwalks are surrounded by elegant shops. 

Taxis are available at the port upon arrival. 

Local Agent:

Ship It For Less

Unit 6 , Annies Plaza

Central Street

Basseterre, St. Kitts

Tel.: +1(869) 660-1151

Cell: +1(869) 466-1151

For more information and lodging visit:

St. Kitts Tourism

Bookings

Traveling between, Saba, Sint Maarten or Statia? Click the link to make bookings

Traveling to St. Kitts? Click the link to make bookings

Schedule


Subject to Change

Entry Protocols
EHAS Pre-Approved Entry forms are mandatory for Sint Maarten until Nov. 1st, 2022. 

As of November 1st, 2022; there are no entry protocols for Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint Eustatius.

St. Kitts travelers are required to complete and submit an online customs and immigration form before arrival.

For additional information, please see below.

Need COVID testing for travel? The testing center on Saba provides same day service. For more information, click here.

Travel Rates

Round Trip

Round Trip
Adults
Children
SXM ⇄ St. Kitts
$170.00
$120.00
Saba ⇄ St.Kitts
$85.00
$55.00
Saba ⇄ Statia
$65.00
$40.00
Saba ⇄ Sint Maarten
$85.00
$55.00

One-Way

One-Way Rates
Adults
Children
Sint Maarten | St. Kitts
$120.00
$80.00
Saba | St. Kitts
$65.00
$35.00
Sint Maarten | Statia
$65.00
$35.00
Saba | Statia
$40.00
$25.00
Saba | Sint Maarten
$65.00
$35.00

Departure Taxes

Port
Price
St. Kitts Departure Tax
$10.00
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.

**Child rates are2-11 yrs. old

***Infants travel for free.