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Mobile Bay Ferry

101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
+1 251-861-3000
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Really fun!

We drove to Dauphin Island to visit the sea lab and decided to ferry back to Ft. Morgan. This was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Labtech211
via mobile
Fun fun fun

Took my children and grandchildren total of 21 of us on the ferry over to dauphin island.some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bmrpatty
via mobile
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“gulf shores” (128 reviews)
“fort morgan” (131 reviews)
“nice ride” (23 reviews)
LOCATION
101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
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+1 251-861-3000
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"minute ride"
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"fun trip"
in 26 reviews
"observation deck"
in 14 reviews
"long wait"
in 12 reviews
"takes about minutes"
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"return trip"
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"loading and unloading"
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"bellingrath gardens"
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"saw dolphins"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to Dauphin Island to visit the sea lab and decided to ferry back to Ft. Morgan. This was a very exciting trip for us and I recommend it at least once for everyone! You park your car and get out to walk around...More

1  Thank Labtech211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my children and grandchildren total of 21 of us on the ferry over to dauphin island.some stayed on the island to sightsee but many of us rode right back to the fort morgan side just having so much fun riding the ferry.my husband and...More

1  Thank bmrpatty
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove our van onto the Ferry to spend the day at Daulphin Island. We had never been on a ferry before so that made it a new experience; however, this was very fun and efficient. We met some really nice folks and did the...More

4  Thank Pam J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone's 1st time on ferry. It was a great sight seeing experience. The ships and oil rigs....oh dolphins! We completely were satisfied and pleasantly surprised.

Thank Linetta H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling from Louisiana going to Ft. Morgan, the ferry saved us about 2 hours. Just make sure you check the schedule and arrive at least 30 minutes before the depart. They fill up very fast. Diffidently will use the ferry on our next vacation to...More

2  Thank Gayle M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always make sure to check the ferry website for departure times because a lot of people use this service and space is limited. We arrived 40 minutes early and was nearly at the end of the line to board (with vehicle). During the summer months,...More

Thank legaleagle76_10
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always like to ride a ferry. This one has some really nice sights to offer. You can see ocean going ships coming in and out of Mobile Bay. There several gas platforms out on the bay. They all make for an interesting ferry ride....More

Thank Docky B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ferry loaded the vehicles on and off quickly. There are basically two upper areas for pedestrians to stand and watch during the 40 minute ride. No seating there; could sit in your car or maybe on the steps? At both piers are shaded areas...More

2  Thank Lou Ann J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I travelled as pedestrians for $6 each round trip! Arrived on time to pick us up and deposited us ahead of schedule. True for BOTH directions!

Thank DrJ5714
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Something about driving your car on a boat and going across the ocean is amazing to me. This was one of the best experiences of our stay on Daughin Island although the staff parking the cars on the ferry could have been friendlier, or at...More

3  Thank pdonnici88
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2travelalways133
15 June 2018|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were not there on a Saturday. I would try calling them direct. Main Office 1008 Alabama Ave. Dauphin Island, AL 36528 Contact Us: Office (251) 861-3000
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Will W
21 May 2018|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
It is a little over a 1/2 mile from the ferry to the Fort. An easy walk if you want to just go over and spend some time. You can leave your car on Dauphin Island.
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