Ferry division adds evening run this weekend on Ocracoke-Swan Quarter route

Silver Lake Ferry Terminal in Ocracoke village on Sept. 6, 2019. [NCDOT image]

In order to ease travel to and from Ocracoke Island this upcoming weekend, the N.C. Ferry System will be adding a night run to and from Swan Quarter this Saturday and Sunday only.

The schedule for those two days will be as follows:

Ocracoke to Cedar Island: 7:30 a.m.
Cedar Island to Ocracoke: 10:30 a.m.
Ocracoke to Swan Quarter: 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Swan Quarter to Ocracoke: 4:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Travelers may make reservations for the added runs online at www.ncferry.org or by calling 1-800-BY-FERRY.
The route will resume its regular one-boat-schedule on Aug. 10. The one-boat schedule will remain in place until a dredging operation can be completed in Bigfoot Slough.

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