Mississippi River Ferry (Westbank)

Access across the River, from Plaquemine to Sunshine (East Iberville).


The Louisiana ferry provides transportation across the Mississippi River from Plaquemine to access the eastern side of Iberville Parish (St. Gabriel/Sunshine) and East Baton Rouge Parish for vehicles and pedestrians. It is widely used by both workers getting to their jobs and visitors who want a first hand experience of the Mississippi River. It is operated by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. The ferry has a current capacity of 35 standard vehicles and operates on the half hour schedule. A toll fee of $1.00 is collected when boarding the ferry from Sunshine.

Thursday: 4:30 am – 8:00 pm

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