UPDATE: Pensacola Ferry Service returns Wednesday

Northwest Florida

UPDATE (5/18) — The Pensacola Bay Cruises Ferry Service says they are set to reopen Wednesday, May 19 with daily service, between Downtown Pensacola and Pensacola Beach.

“I am glad that the ferry service is back on track and ready to offer residents and visitors additional opportunities to travel between Pensacola and Pensacola Beach,” Mayor Grover Robinson said. “We are grateful to all of our partners who made this happen, and I hope everyone will take advantage of this service to help reduce traffic while also getting to enjoy the beautiful views of Pensacola Bay.”

“On behalf of the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners, we are extremely thankful for Coast Guard Sector 8 in Mobile for their assistance in relaying the need for an expediated federal approval,” said Chairman and District 4 County Commissioner Robert Bender. “I am very happy that this mode of transportation will be available once again for residents and visitors between Downtown Pensacola and Pensacola Beach.”

“I am extremely happy Pensacola Bay Cruises is able to operate once again and provide this service to the community beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19,” said Joe Asebedo, general manager of Pensacola Bay Cruises.

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — Pensacola Bay Cruises has suspended ferry service until further notice, the company announced Friday, May 14.

Pensacola Bay Cruises apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused, and they have already begun the process of refunding tickets that were purchased.

“We are working diligently with federal entities for their approval and hope to begin ferry service as soon as possible,” said Joe Asebedo, general manager of Pensacola Bay Cruises.

Anyone with questions should contact Pensacola Bay Cruises at 850-466-3379 or on their Facebook page at facebook.com/CruisePcola.

Another notice will be sent when Pensacola Bay Cruises Ferry Service resumes operations, and an update will also be posted on their Facebook page

For more information about Pensacola Bay Cruises, please visit pensacolabaycruise.com.

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