Boat and Ferry Travel
The Bahamas Ferries vessels Seawind and Sealink travel from Nassau to George Town on Monday and Wednesday, arriving in Exuma the next day (on Tuesday and Thursday). The trip takes 10 hours and costs $71 one-way, $130 round-trip.
The mailboat M/V Grand Master travels from Nassau to George Town on Tuesday and returns to Nassau on Thursday. The trip takes 14 hours and costs $45 each way. M/V Captain "C" leaves Nassau on Tuesday for Staniel Cay, Big Farmer's Cay, and Ragged Island, returning to Nassau on Friday. The trip is 14 hours and costs $45. Contact the Dockmaster's Office for more information.
Elvis Ferguson operates a boat taxi from Government Dock to Chat ’N' Chill on the hour throughout the day. If you plan on leaving the island after 6 pm, tell the captain in advance.
Dockmaster's Office. 242/393–1064.
Elvis Ferguson. Government Dock, George Town, Great Exuma Island. 242/464–1558.