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Salem Ferry

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Address: 10 Blaney St, Salem, MA 01970-5603
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+1 978-741-0220
07:00 - 16:30
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Great Boat Ride without owning a boat

Take the ride in from Salem to Downtown Boston- Rowes Wharf. Take the heat out of the summer with a simple ticket for an ocean ride and a great seat for scenery. Who knows, you... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Take the ride in from Salem to Downtown Boston- Rowes Wharf. Take the heat out of the summer with a simple ticket for an ocean ride and a great seat for scenery. Who knows, you might even spot a Harbor seal.

1 Thank traveler19562015
Salem, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

took a little under an hour to get to Boston and it was a lovely ride the whole way! Since I am a resident of Salem, my ride was considerably cheap. I took a friend who was visiting and we got to see Historic sites in Boston for the day!

2 Thank Rebecca H
Fort Lauderdale, United States
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66 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was a relaxing and enjoyable trip, especially when the weather is good. Enjoy the views and calm of being on a boat.

Thank Steven B
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you are a Salem resident, there is a discount. Perk # 1. If not, You do not have to deal with driving into Boston, parking and the cost of parking, etc... Perk #2,. They do have a limited food and beverage service ( including alcohol ) which is a nice perk # 3...If you do not have limited time... More 

Thank Don R
Atascadero, California
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Wonderful ferry line that brought us from Boston to Salem to spend our Halloween holiday. People were friendly, helpful. Problems with Uber when we got off. Only runs until Halloween weekend.

2 Thank Toni M
Dallas, Texas
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55 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I took the water taxis from Logan Airport to Long Wharf to catch the Salem Ferry. Got my ticket on line for 530pm but arrived early. Was allowed to take ferry early. Cabin enclosed and serves drinks and snacks. Staff friendly and helpful. Very quick 45 minutes to Salem.

2 Thank Sofia G
Niles, Illinois
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It was a very bouncy, fun and fast trip to and from Salem. If you are prone to seasickness you may want to drive.

2 Thank jbk999
Boracay, Philippines
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I took the ferry from Harlem to Boston. I had my touring bicycle with me and it was no problem at all. It did not even cost me additional fees to take my bike on board. What made this ferry ride different was the knowledgeable gentleman that pointed out historical buildings and sites. The 30 minute ride was very interesting... More 

Thank Lekker123
Tewksbury, Ma
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We took the Salem Ferry from Salem down into Boston on a beautiful summer day, what a nice trip, take as long as you want to shop and explore Boston and then hop back on the Ferry and head back to Salem to enjoy dinner before heading home.

4 Thank Cappio16
The Woodlands, Texas
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94 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The ferry was easy to find. It was safe, on time, and had friendly and professional staff. The boat was clean and comfortable.

2 Thank Cheesehead_In_Texas

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