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Review of Island Queen Ferry

Island Queen Ferry
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US$89.10*
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Day Trip to Martha's Vineyard
Ranked #2 of 56 things to do in Falmouth
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Owner description: 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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 of sitting outside on the deck or inside to avoid the sun. The seats are comfortable and the ride was enjoyable.

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 come first serve.
Very practical and cheap if you compare it to the fare you pay from New bedford.

Thank ILRud
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trip to Martha's Vineyard from Falmouth is the way to go if you are going to the Vineyard. Less traffic hassle and less distance. You are asked to be there 30 mins. before sailing and if you don't take an early sailing, parking is at a premium. It's a nice 45 min ride on a very clean vessel with refreshments and rest rooms. I would recommend staying as far forward as possible due to engine noise in the rear. Getting off is easy and I would suggest avoiding the last trip back.

Thank df4727
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