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The traveler can go to St. Martin Island, not only from Teknaf, but also from Cox’s Bazar to the coral island crossing the Bay of Bengal. You have to travel 190 kilometers by ship for going and coming back. That means 95km for going only. Tourists enjoy this thrilling sea voyage. Which has added a new dimension to tourism in Cox’s Bazar.
The MV Karnafully Express will cross the Bay of Bengal 95 km from Cox’s Bazar and reach the coral island of St. Martin. 562 passengers will be met with a thrilling 190 km sea voyage every day. In addition, passengers can enjoy the view of the sea, mountains and sunset from the ship.
Cox’s Bazar To Saint Martin Island — Direct Ship Service
Ever been to St. Martin? St. Martin is one of the tourist islands of Bangladesh. Many people know this area as a coral island. Don’t sit down and say, traveling there is a chore.
Long lines of people can be seen at the wharf before dawn. Everyone rushes to get on the ship first. Then began the thrilling sea voyage on the Cox’s Bazar-Saint Martin route.
Before the start of the tourist season, not Teknaf, this time the tourists are going directly to the coral island St. Martin by crossing the Bay of Bengal from Cox’s Bazar.
Earlier, passengers had to travel from Cox’s Bazar to Teknaf and board the St. Martin’s from there. The launch of this ship directly from Cox’s Bazar will reduce both the hassle and time of road travel. So very happy tourists.
The ship authorities said that an initiative has been taken to go directly to St. Martin from Cox’s Bazar thinking of the tourists.
Fazle Ali Mohammad Khurshid, in-charge of the Karnafuli Express, said they had procured another ship. He hopes that it will be launched soon.
Cox’s Bazar Deputy Commissioner. Kamal Hossain said only one tourist ship was plying on the Cox’s Bazar-Saint Martin route subject to permission. However, with the approval of other shipping agencies including BIWTA and if the weather is favorable, small ships will also be allowed to operate.
At present, tourists have to pay a minimum of Tk 2,000 and a maximum of Tk 15,000 to board the ship from Cox’s Bazar to St. Martin. The ship leaves BIWTA wharf at Cox’s Bazar for St. Martin’s every morning at 8 am.
Cox’s Bazar To Saint Martin Island — Ticket Price
MV Karnafuli Express ship’s economy seat (second class chair) fare is 2000 Taka per person. Apart from this, the rent of business class seat (first-class chair) has been fixed at 2500 BDT. There are a total of 18 luxury class cabins on the MV Karnafuli Express. Among them, the rent of economy class cabin (second class) is Tk 12,000 and the rent of luxury class (VIP) cabin is Tk 15,000. Each cabin applies to two. Separate general tickets will be deducted for each additional person. A courtesy breakfast is included with each ticket. And the rent is up-down or come-and-go. If a passenger wants to return on a different date, it should be mentioned while collecting the ticket.
About 55 meters long and 11 meters wide, the ship can run at a speed of about 12 nautical miles per hour. Equipped with 16 VIP cabins, the ship has about 510 seats in different categories. There are also conference hall rooms, dining space, sea view balcony.
The ship will be operated by experienced masters and crew on this coastal route for a long time. Tourist police are expected to be deployed for the safety of the passengers of the ship.
Apart from this, there are some other ship services to reach Cox’s Bazar to St. Martin’s Island. Contact us, for booking your date for your family and friends directly.
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The name of the vehicle is ‘MV Dolphinus’ It will take just two hours to reach St. Martin’s from the coast of Cox’s Bazar. Private company Water Link Logistics Ltd. And Ocean Tourism Cox’s Bazar has launched this service in a joint venture
Incredible? Is it at all possible to cross the waterway in just two hours? Of course, the average speed of a hydrofoil ship is 60 kilometers per hour These ships are operating in different countries of the world. This time it is also seen in Bangladesh, 6 by boat from Cox’s Bazar to St. Martin’s.
The real name of the hydrofoil ship seen in Cox’s Bazar is Raketa. Made in Russia, the ship can carry an average of 74 to 75 passengers. The ship will leave the IWT Ghat at Nuniarchhara in Cox’s Bazar every day for St. Martin. Fare from 2600 to 3200 BDT per passenger
It is worth mentioning that an average of one and a half thousand tourists visit the famous coral island of St. Martin every day. The island is home to five species of tortoises, as well as eight species of corals.
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St. Martin’s Island is a perfect place for a group or family tour. The beauty of this place will give you awesome feelings. At the same time, you can come back within a day by visiting here. Hopefully, you can go to Saint Martin’s Island within a tight budget. If you want to travel St. Martin’s Island with safety and want to enjoy the place with more joy, Travel Mate can help you with arranging the tour. Contact us for further details. Above all, you may add any missing information from the comment section about St. Martin’s Island. Happy Traveling.