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“Pricey but the only way to get there. Less than an hour boat ride” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Block Island Ferry

Block Island Ferry
304 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882
(401) 783-7996
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Narragansett
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: The Block Island Ferry is your fastest link to Block Island, Rhode Island. Interstate Navigation Company, Inc. operates the Block Island Ferry, and is the only year-round ferry service to Block Island. Based in Point Judith, (Narragansett), Rhode Island, the Block island Ferry offers Traditional ferry service, (55 minute voyage) as well as the fastest ferry trip from the mainland on the High speed ferry service, (30 minute cruise).If your trip to Block Island is for business, a family vacation, or an island weekend getaway, the Block Island Ferry will get you to Block Island quickly and easily. The Block Island Ferry is the only vehicle ferry service to Block Island. We transport passenger vehicles, commercial trucks as well as shipping freight. The Block Island Ferry is your full service ferry company. We have the most departures and convenient ferry schedule from the mainland which allows you greater flexibility when traveling to and from Block Island on our traditional or high speed ferry!
Narragansett
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Pricey but the only way to get there. Less than an hour boat ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

No other way to get to block island. $25 round trip, less than an hour boat ride to get to an island where there's virtually nothing to do but walk or bicycle.

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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6 attraction reviews
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“Fun B4 you arrive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

You live in New England and haven"t been been to BI, MV,or Nan ? WHY NOT ? Going over to BI great way a spend a nice summer day. The ride is all part of the fun, start working on your tan on the upper deck. Or stay below and get a cold drink at the bar.Bring your bike to tour around the island.

Visited August 2012
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lava hot springs, idaho
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“only show in town, unfortunately”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The ferry has gotten stupidly expensive, especially in the off season. It really prevents us from taking day trips over there. After hurricane Sandy, we wanted to go over to help with some cleanup, but it would have cost a day's pay to do it, so we bailed on the idea. Used to be my favorite place as a kid. Haven't been able to get back to see it in a few years now. just too expensive.

Visited November 2012
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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“Great Ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We stayed across the street so access to the ferry was great. We left at 1:30pm and came back on the 7:00pm trip. It's only an hour ride, but you can pay double for the express ferry which can take you there in 1/2 the time.

Visited July 2012
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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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“Take a Ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

If it's not the height of the summer, when the Ferry is packed and Block Island is overrun, this is a great trip to a lovely spot. Either the "Big Boat" or the other one is fun; the trip is just long enough to known you are on the water without it being overwhelming (except, of course, in those rough swells that might occur in breezy weather).

Visited May 2012
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