The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has canceled several trips scheduled for the Pamlico Sound routes between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter, and Ocracoke on Thursday, June 24, due to shoaling issues in the ferry channel.
The following trips are canceled for Thursday on the Ocracoke-to-mainland ferry routes:
- 8:00 a.m. Cedar Island to Ocracoke, due to shoaling
- 11:00 a.m. Ocracoke to Swan Quarter, due to shoaling
- 2:00 p.m. Swan Quarter to Ocracoke, due to mechanical issues
A complete ferry schedule for all seven North Carolina routes is available online on the NCDOT’s Ferry Division website.
Meanwhile, the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry returned for the summer season on Monday, June 21.
The Ocracoke Express passenger ferry departs from the Hatteras village ferry terminal at 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., and departures from the Ocracoke Silver Lake Terminal are scheduled for 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Visitors can book reservations for the passenger ferry, or for the Ocracoke-mainland routes online or by calling 1-800-BY-FERRY.