Hibbard  FerryThe ferries are a crucial part  of life on the North Shore.

The  area is serviced by two ferries – the Hibbard ferry and the Settlement Point ferry, which provide access for residents as well as those venturing out of town to visit Limeburners Creek Nature Reserve, North Beach and Crescent Head via Maria River Road (gravel road) and Point Plomer Road (4WD access only).


Settlement Point Ferry
21 vehicle ferry located at Settlement Point Road.
Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week. Closed for maintenance between 9.30am and 3.30pm every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Hibbard Ferry
15 vehicle ferry located at Boundary Street off Hastings River Drive.
Monday to Friday – 6.30am to 10am and 2.45pm to 7pm.
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays – 8am to 7pm.
School Holidays – 6.30am to 7pm.

Register for the SMS text service from Council which alerts residents to breakdowns and service days.

In case of emergency, the ferry driver can be contacted by calling  Will Eades the contractor on M.0408 655 267.If there is no answer, drive to the front of the ferry line, flash your lights and  dial 000.


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