to the emergency restrictions on visitation currently in place for
Ocracoke Island, the North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry
Division will be adopting an alternate schedule for its Cedar
Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke routes beginning Monday, July
The schedule will be as follows:
• Swan Quarter to Ocracoke 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
are reminded that Hyde County’s mandatory evacuation order for visitors
remains in effect. Only residents, property owners, emergency workers,
vendors, and critical infrastructure personnel with Ocracoke re-entry
documentation will be allowed onto Ocracoke-bound ferries. Law
enforcement officers will be on hand at ferry terminals to enforce the
The routes will resume their regular summer schedules when the emergency orders are lifted.
• Ocracoke to Swan Quarter 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
• Cedar Island to Ocracoke 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
• Ocracoke to Cedar Island 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.