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Jamestown and Newport Ferry Co

Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI
+1 401-423-9900
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Great Ride!!

If you are in North kingstown or jamestown or don not want to wait in traffic on Newport bridge... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
ilsnaderfan2918
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Jamestown, Rhode Island
Great Way to See Newport

We had a very pleasant day on the ferry with our out-of-town guests. Super friendly captain and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Geoff T
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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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  • Average2%
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“rose island” (10 reviews)
“great ride” (4 reviews)
“day trip” (4 reviews)
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Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI
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+1 401-423-9900
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"wharf"
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"stops"
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"lighthouse"
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

If you are in North kingstown or jamestown or don not want to wait in traffic on Newport bridge then take the ferry last year for the Jazz fest and Folk fest and St. Patrick's day parade the traffic went across Newport bridge and across...More

3  Thank ilsnaderfan2918
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a very pleasant day on the ferry with our out-of-town guests. Super friendly captain and first mate. Very punctual. Good stops in Newport, including Fort Adams and downtown Newport. The ferry does not stop at Rose Island off-season, but the captain slowed down...More

1  Thank Geoff T
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great ride that connects Jamestown with Rose Island and its lighthouse, downtown Newport, and Fort Adams. Tours, shopping, and dining....and history.

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I took this ferry as an alternative to parking in Newport - which can be expensive. There is free parking on side streets in Jamestown near the ferry - just don't park in a 2 hour only spot. A round-trip ferry ride is $24 and...More

Thank ethomas1850
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We used the ferry to travel to the Newport Folk Festival from Jamestown. I believe the round trip fee was $28 but finding somewhere convenient to park in newport proved to be almost impossible.

Thank Carolyn B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great trip and views. The crew was courteous and there were snacks and drinks to purchase. The best part is that the trip has 4 stops and you can get off and explore at each stop. (Of course, since there is only one boat, you...More

2  Thank Jtwnit
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

A great way to get to Newport. Very scenic and enjoyed the ride. A couple of dock landings were a little rough but understandable due to wind and waves. Captain and crew were pleasant.

Thank SlcSgc
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had a lovely day trip out of Newport on this Ferry. The staff, including ticket sellers and the crew on the Ferry were very friendly and welcoming. The seating is comfortable and the Ferry is VERY punctual! We went to Rose Island to tour...More

1  Thank Chris K
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Could not comment on the service since we were not able to use this ferry. Be advised. Only operates Memorial Day through Labor Day.

1  Thank palmyralady
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Awesome. Well run and on time. They run frequently so you only have to wait a few minutes. Great prices and friendly service.

Thank Christy D
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