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Salem Ferry

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Address: 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: (978) 741-0220
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7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

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The boat itself was very nice but the man who narrated the tour was perfect. He did not just read from a script, he personalized everything and made it very interesting. On the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The boat itself was very nice but the man who narrated the tour was perfect. He did not just read from a script, he personalized everything and made it very interesting. On the way back it was cold and rainy out so it was close quarters inside but again, he was very informative and also got us to introduce ourselves... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We took the 9:30 am ferry from the wharf and returned on 4 pm ferry - I think best way to get to Salem - very smooth and relaxing! Captain Rob also pointed out points of interest along the way - took about 45 minutes - buy your ticket online and buy round trip even if you don't know when... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

easy and scenic way to get into Boston. A bit expensive but completely hassle free. Make sure you check the schedule because there is a gap in the afternoon

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Rochester, Ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The trip takes about 55 minutes and is narrated. Leaned many interesting points about the area. Prices vary depending if you are a resident or not / if you are going one-way or round-trip /etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great way to get from Boston to Salem! We booked our tickets online ahead of our trip and the whole process was easy.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Just a wonderful ride. If you are prone to car-sickness, you might want to take something, especially on rougher days, but it's worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Took the 9:30 ferry to Salem. The ride takes about an hour. Our narrator was very informative pointing out sights along the way. Beautiful view of Boston waterfront as we left. Great crew. There was food/drinks available on board. Very convenient.

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Troy, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I did a quick 36 hour trip to Salem and Boston and decided to take the ferry to Salem instead of a train. SO GLAD WE DID! It was such a beautiful and informative ride. Rob was the guide and was very helpful. He told us how to get around in Salem and Boston, and even remembered... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Enjoyed the ride on the water. Left and picked up on time which is great. Took off a star for lack of cleanliness on the outgoing trip at 11:30 am. Tables were dirty and the bathroom could have used a cleaning. Staff were very pleasant. A great way to get from Boston to Salem.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great staff!!! Quick trip to Boston, great views and it's nice for couples!! Better than the train!!!!!

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Additional Information about Salem Ferry

Address: Address: 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: (978) 741-0220
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

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