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Island Queen Ferry

75 Falmouth Heights Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540-3543
+1 508-548-4800
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US$94.50*
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Day Trip to Martha's Vineyard
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The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from Falmouth, Cape Cod and you will experience Martha's Vineyard within just 35-minutes. Convenient parking just 200 yards from the dock. Enjoy our enclosed lounge, outside decks, full-service snack bar and our friendly crew! Daily sailings beginning at 9:00am from late May to mid October. Children ages 4 & under travel free! Group discounts for 20 or more passenger available.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oak bluffs” (107 reviews)
“day trip” (64 reviews)
LOCATION
75 Falmouth Heights Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540-3543
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+1 508-548-4800
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"oak bluffs"
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"martha's vineyard"
in 332 reviews
"day trip"
in 64 reviews
"nice ride"
in 36 reviews
"quick trip"
in 18 reviews
"friendly crew"
in 8 reviews
"snack bar"
in 38 reviews
"great trip"
in 26 reviews
"waiting area"
in 10 reviews
"minute ride"
in 18 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 10 reviews
"easy trip"
in 11 reviews
"plenty of seats"
in 9 reviews
"top deck"
in 11 reviews
"falmouth heights"
in 9 reviews
"return trip"
in 16 reviews
"steamship authority"
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy very easy on and off. Nice day. Bathrooms clean snacks good seating. That's all that you need to know

Thank SteveinActon
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Island Queen Ferry goes to Marthas Vineyard and back. It is very large so it holds a lot of people, reservations are not needed. But you should arrive early to get in line. They accomodate bikes. There is free parking but it fills quickly...More

Thank eggleg
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We used the Island Queen to get to Martha's Vineyard. If you plan to arrive there by car, make sue you bring cash to pay for the parking there which is two long blocks away from the terminal. You can pay for your boast ticket...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We took the ferry over in June and the ride was pretty good. The water was a little rough and there was a bit of fog. The seats were comfortable and it was also on time for both the ride over and back. I would...More

Thank Almond N
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This is the passenger only ferry so it has no reservations. Dogs were allowed smoking is not. Ride is under and hour and handicapped accessible. It goes direct to Oaks Bluff and back. Parking is close and costs 15 bucks. It was comfortable enough and...More

Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The Island Queen was an excellent means of transportation to Martha's Vineyard. We purchased our tickets at our hotel, The Red Horse Inn so not so knowledgeable about ticketing procedures through the ferry company. Got there 45 minutes before boarding as was recommended in other...More

Thank Sheryl2013
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

You do have to arrive there 45 minutes before the run time to insure a seat during the summer, but it's worth the wait. The ferry left on time and we arrived on time at Martha's Vineyard. Once on board you do have the option...More

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Nice ferry ride, but the trip os very quick. Plenty of seating, snack bar, and nice views. I expected a more frequent schedule, especially during summer.

Thank Tayuh3
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

It is the fast way to get to the island. Parking managed by Island Queen is available close to the boarding area in Falmouth at $15. You need to be there at least half an hour before leaving. There is not possibility of booking, first...More

Thank ILRud
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Clean, large ferry. Only 30 min to Martha's Vineyard or back. Nice trip. I just wish they offered a few more ferries through the day

Thank BobbiSloan
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lpriante
20 July 2017|
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Response from Califanna348 | Reviewed this property |
You need to buy your tickets at the Ferry location. See below: Credit cards (Falmouth Dock Ticket Window only) Cash (Falmouth Ticket Window, Parking Lots and Onboard Vessel) Travelers Checks (Falmouth Ticket Window, Parking... More
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