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Island Queen Ferry

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Address: 75 Falmouth Heights Road, Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone Number: +1 508-548-4800
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Description: The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from...
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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Great day tripper option

The island queen is a much simpler way to get to the vineyard for a day trip then the steamship authority.You can park within walking distance and be on board and underway in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Vero beach florida
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Vero beach florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The island queen is a much simpler way to get to the vineyard for a day trip then the steamship authority.You can park within walking distance and be on board and underway in a very short time.You don't need a reservation and the trip over is just a short 45 min.It may cost a tiny bit more but it's well... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Leaving from Falmouth is so much easier than going on the boat from crowded Woods Hole. Ample parking near the dock. Large vessel with snack bar. Keep in mind that going to Vineyard and back will consume a full day. Recommend taking a taxi from the dock on the Vineyard to Edgartown where shops and restaurants are better. Set a... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The Island Queen goes between Falmouth and Martha's Vineyard. It is a quick 45 minute trip so I often go with a group of friends just for lunch. There is open and covered areas to sit and has a great snack bar onboard. Dogs and bikes are welcome and the crew is great. They make it so easy to get... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We travel via the Island Queen at least twice a summer. To our grandkids, the trip is part of the destination. This operation is a great example of how to run a transportation business. First class all the way!

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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Its the only way from Falmouth Harbor to Martha's Vineyard. It's fast, efficient friendly with a knowledgeable crew.You can bring your luggage your bikes and your pets. Sit back relax have a snack a beverage or a drink. Parking is convenient the lot is right up the road if not its within walking distance from town. .

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

The ferry is always clean. The attendants are always pleasant. There's a bar and snacks. The schedule is adhered to. It's the best price from Falmouth. They've been doing this a long time.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Quick, friendly, inexpensive summertime service to Oak Bluffs Martha’s Vineyard. Sails directly from beautiful Falmouth harbor.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a nice family run service. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is no confusion as with some of the big ship venues. An important thing to know, they don't take credit cards. Other than that, this is the easiest way to get to the Vineyard.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed right down the street at the Motor Lodge. It was great, didn't have to deal with parking and got right on the boat. The ferry folks were helpful making suggestions and we ended up riding the bike path.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I use this ferry regularly in the summer - easy and fast. Gets a little crowded with tourists on occasion.

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