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.