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“Fun Ride” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry

Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry
502 Ferry Road, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
361 749-2850
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Fun Ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We took the ferry to take the road along the gulf and then up to I-10. You could ride the ferry over and come back for a fun experience but we were on our way to New Orleans. The barrier island on the other side is a very interesting ride. There aren't any services for miles so be sure to be tanked up etc.

Visited September 2013
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“Wonderful memories”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My family grew up in Galveston and our weekend visit had to include a ferry ride. We walked on and went up top for the trans channel crossing. We spotted many dolphins, sea birds, and a few large jumping fish. There were 3 ferries running, so wait time was minimal.

Visited September 2013
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Temple, Texas
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“Ferry Ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

this is always one of our favorite things to do. We saw many dolphins swimming off to the side of the ferry. It is a Short ride but fun if you like simple pleasures like watching dolphins, seagulls and pelicans.

Visited September 2013
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Watauga, Texas
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“Bolivar Ferry Ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My son loved feeding the seagulls from the ferry, and we saw probably 30 dolphins playing in the wake of the ships.

Visited August 2013
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“Fun ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We saw many dolphin in water, more than we saw on the paid dolphin tour. Ferry is free nothing to see on Bolivar, thats ok the ride was fun about 35 minutes to and from. The crew were very friendly.

Visited September 2013
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