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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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Safe, clean, efficient ride over to Oak Bluffs in the vineyard

Fun and quick ride. excellent parking. Easy in and out for the trip. Decent value - but get there early on both ends if you care where you sit. Felt very safe, clean.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Fun and quick ride. excellent parking. Easy in and out for the trip. Decent value - but get there early on both ends if you care where you sit. Felt very safe, clean.

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you do not need to bring your car over the best ferry to take is the Island Queen. It is clean, comfortable and quieter that the Steamship Authority. The parking is nearby ( a bit of a walk but you can always drop other passengers and luggage off at the ferry and go park the car) and overall a... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My family and I traveled to Martha's Vineyard on July 30th. We rode the 9:00 ride. It was packed, but boarding went well and staff was very nice. I would def recommend taking the ferry. It was the highlight of my trip.

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Philadelphia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Island Queen was on time and very convenient for Falmouth-Oak Bluffs travel. The 45 minute trip was quick without the loading/unloading of cars on the larger Steamship Authority vessels.

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West Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very, very easy. The parking lot is a short walk away ($15/day) so no time consuming shuttle. Service is to Oak Bluffs...a MUCH better location than Vineyard Haven. Unfortunately it is a seasonal service...May to mid/late October (I think...check their website). I just took it this past week-end and the service was efficient and timely,

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were staying in Hyannis and decided to drive to Falmouth to catch the Island Queen to Martha's Vineyard for only $20 instead of using the more expensive Hy-Line ferries ($40-$70) from Hyannis port. Parking was $15 and was only a 5 minute walk away. The ride to Martha's Vineyard and back was very pleasant and the Island Queen's staff... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We took the first ferry out in the morning. Fun ride. We were told to try to get an early ferry because it was a busy day. Good advice! Ride back was definitely full. Make sure you get to the ferry 45 minutes to an hour to ensure you get on the ferry and don't have to wait for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great smooth ride. Was a full boat for both ways but did not feel crowded with even 500 people on board. Fairly quick loading and unloading.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Quick and easy way to get to Martha's Vineyard. Very smooth sailing and it drops you off in Oaks Bluff. It basically runs every hour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We rode the ship with other members of our group headed to Martah's Vineyard for some bicycling. Going over was an adventure as the seas were a bit rough, but my sea-legs worked out just fine.

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Address: 75 Falmouth Heights Road, Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone Number: +1 508-548-4800
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth

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