Temporary changes made to Southport – Fort Fisher ferry schedule

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The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry will start its summer schedule a few days early on Saturday, March 30. Photo courtesy NCDOT.
The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. Photo courtesy NCDOT.

The Southport – Fort Fisher ferry is on a temporary revised schedule until further notice. Due to mechanical issues, there is only one boat currently working that route while the other one has been taken out of service for repairs.

Visitors and residents should be advised of the modified timetable and plan accordingly ahead of the holiday weekend. The adjusted schedule is as follows:

Leaving Southport: 5:30 a.m. (weekdays only), 7 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 6:15 p.m.

Leaving Fort Fisher: 6:15 a.m. (weekdays only), 7:45 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

The ferry’s normal schedule will resume once a second boat is available.