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Martha's Vineyard Transport and Tours

Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-939-1359
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Ranked #1 of 9 Activities in Oak Bluffs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Tour Martha's Vineyard in a 14 passenger, a/c touring van. Fully narrated by local, knowledgeable, and friendly guides. Our famous one hour tour, or,... more » Owner description: Tour Martha's Vineyard in a 14 passenger, a/c touring van. Fully narrated by local, knowledgeable, and friendly guides. Our famous one hour tour, or, a 2.5 to 3 hour tour, which covers the entire island with great stops at the clay cliffs of Aquinnah and the working fishing village of Menemsha. See lighthouses, historic whaling captain homes from the 1800's on the streets of Edgartown. Enjoy Oak Bluffs, a Victorian style summer resort built around the historic Methodist Campground. We also offer 2 hour and customized tours.We travel to many places the "tour bus" cannot go....Martha's Vineyard Transport is the original van tour company, and now its seems Martha's Vineyard Excursion (ex neighbor employee) .not only copied are business plan, but also our ad picture of the van at the East Chop lighthouse.. « less
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East Aurora, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Met us at the ferry landing (Island Queen) in Oak Bluffs. Local guide, Ed Rogers made it a special day with lots of info (he's lived there for years and married a local, as well) and humor. Gave us lots of insights on the history and landmarks, and some of the many "famous" historical happenings of note. I was added... More

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We had a great tour of the island with Dave as our tour guide. We pre-arranged a 3-hour private tour of the island, and he picked us up at our hotel. His first question was "What do you want to see?" And then he tailored the trip based on our comments. Dave has lived on the island for over 30... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Seven of us booked a private van tour of Martha's Vineyard with Martha's Vineyard Transport and Tours. Arrangements were made to be met at the ferry by our driver and Mr. G was right there as we disembarked. He took us on a very comprehensive tour of the island and included just about all there was to see - several... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We arranged a 3 hour tour in advance for about 18 people. They met us on time at our inn with 2 vans and took us all over the island. We got out in Aquinnah for about 20 min and then drove along the southern road towards Edgartown. There we had a short stop before heading towards Oak Bluffs and... More

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Watertown, South Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My husband and I were "bonus" (add-on) passengers on the three hour shared (not private) tour and were immediately made welcome by our van driver/tour guide, Alison. Herself a Vineyard resident, her passion and pride was apparent as she entertained our group with humorous, interesting details about the island, residents and visitors. To appreciate the island and privacy offered celebrities,... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had very limited time on Martha's Vineyard so a customize personal tour worked out perfect. And if you could have one driver, ask for Dave. He had years of knowledge and history and took you where you wanted to go. We visited 3 lighthouses and climbed one to the tower and saw several Jaws movie locations in 2 1/2... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I cannot rave about this tour and company enough. I contacted the tour serive from the United Kingdom a few months before our scheduled trip today to ask for prices and details. They confirmed all the details and I made the booking. We were met today off the boat by dave our tour guide. I had asked specifically for Dave... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Was picked up by our guide Alison at the Ferry terminal . She was very enthusiastic and informative with a number of interesting stories and history of the Island. We decided to hop off at Edgartown as this was not a scheduled stop included in the trip and caught the local bus back to Oak Bluffs for the Ferry so... More

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Maine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My girlfriend and I did not go on this tour however I felt it should be known that their fliers at the ferry terminal can be misleading. They say they're the best tour on MV, however, they fail to mention that they only do private tours and that the cost is $80/hr. Furthermore, when I called the number all I... More

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ronminkin, Owner at Martha's Vineyard Transport and Tours, responded to this review

This reviewer is not reviewing my company.. but the licensing for ticket tours by the state of Massachusetts. He could not afford what we offered, and lashed out at my company.. He even picked on my wonderful employee who just came back to work from being sick, and talk about the raspy voice person who answered the phone in a... More

Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Mr G was very personable, funny, and extremely knowledgeable about island history! He also shared little known facts about different areas and peppered it with personal experience. I would highly recommend this tour with Mr G as your driver.

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