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Wow, what a great way to see Mobile Bay! The ferry runs between the two Confederate forts (Morgan and Gaines) that defended the Bay from Union forces during the Civil War. It's about a 30 minute ride, with amazing views of the Bay, the Sand...More
Right on time in both directions. Easy to board and inboard. We enjoyed visiting with other people during the approximately 30 minute crossing. Weather was beautiful and the crossing was smooth. It is so much quicker than driving from Dauphin Island to Fort Morgan,but it’s...More
We decided to take the ferry from Dauphin Island to Fort Morgan and LOVED it. It was great to be able to get out and go to the top deck. We saw dolphins swimming and jumping, and even saw a couple of stingrays while on...More
We decided to use the ferry due to the good reviews.
We used it for fun and paid the $6 fare both ways to travel there and back.
The breeze from the heat was a welcome distraction.
We only had to wait 30 mins for...More
On our way home to Florida after a 3 week vacation out west. Decided to check out Dauphin Island. We have family that vacation there and wanted to take a look. Very cute place and can see why our kids love it. Took the ferry...More
We rode the ferry from Dauphin Island to Gulf Shores for the day since there's not a ton to do on the island. It was a great experience as none of us had ever taken a ferry. The lines were non-existent and we were able...More
Was happy to see at the end of August they were still running 2 ferry's which makes for less waiting. (Goes down to one after Labor Day) Not sure what to expect, we got there about an hour early only to find out this late...More
This was a fun way to travel on our road trip.There were lookout spots on both sides of boat. Stay in your car until they are finished loading the cars and then you can get out.The ferry schedule is on the website mobilebayferry.com. The cost...More
We thought this was a fun way to travel while on our roadtrip.
Apparently time of year really matters- we were almost deterred by all the reviews saying they had to wait several hours to get on the ferry. We took it on Thursday, August...More