passenger ferry to ocracoke is making progress
Improved service, more options coming soon to Ocracoke/Hatteras Ferry!
Soon there will be an additional way to get to Ocracoke– without your car. A new passenger ferry that will leave from Hatteras Island and dock in Silver Lake Harbor should be available by summer. Check out the latest information in the NCDOT press release.
“In Swansboro, the beginnings of a ferry’s keel are being assembled. In Hatteras and Ocracoke, crews are preparing to break ground on new parking additions and visitor facilities. And in Manteo, Outer Banks businesspeople and NCDOT officials are laying the groundwork for brand new passenger ferry service on the Outer Banks to begin this summer.
At a meeting of the Passenger Ferry Stakeholder’s Committee in Manteo on Jan. 26, NCDOT’s Ferry Division reported several developments on the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry project::