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Never a crowd at Sheffield Island Lighthouse

I was looking for a ferry attraction in Southwest Connecticut and stumbled across this one. It was... read more

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Reviewed July 14, 2017
Richard I
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Stratford, Connecticut
Fun way to spend an afternoon

We went as a family to Sheffield Island on a Sunday afternoon. The captain and first mate were... read more

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Reviewed July 14, 2017
jjg20
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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The Norwalk Seaport Association has owned, restored and maintained Sheffield Island Lighthouse since 1986 and is the official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Friends group for the Norwalk Islands.Sheffield Island with its historic 145-year-old...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4 N Water St, Seaport Dock, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

I was looking for a ferry attraction in Southwest Connecticut and stumbled across this one. It was great from beginning to end. It started with a ferry ride narrating the highlights of Norwalk harbor, expertly done by one of the crew. Then we reached the...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We went as a family to Sheffield Island on a Sunday afternoon. The captain and first mate were extremely knowledgeable about the Norwalk Harbor and LI sound and answered any questions from the passengers. The island was great for exploring. I would recommend bringing sunscreen...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

My family and I have taken this boat ride to Sheffield Island 4 times now. It's always a great little trip. An easy boat ride there and a couple of hours on the island. You can pack a snack, explore the island, the beach (always...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Nice beautiful area. Sufficient parking. Get you tickets online to ensure your seat. The island is great. Bring snacks, you can have a picnic, bring a frisbee, take great family pictures.

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Awesome experience! Beautiful island and the lighthouse. We had a great time exploring the island and collecting shells. We would definitely do it again!

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

I found the views to be great and the atmosphere relaxing. The island is not wheelchair accessible however my son got around just fine with his forearm crutches.

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Sheffield Island is just a short trip out of Norwalk Harbor on the Seaport Association boat. Expect beach combing, nature trails, corn-hole and fascinating tour of the historic lighthouse. This is a great trip for couples, families or a solo trip to clear the head...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

A great time! Captain John is the essence of good boating skills. The outgoing tour was informative and interesting. Lighthouse tour and picnic so special. So great seeing the Ospreys fledglings!

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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a cool place to visit, you have to go on a fairy though. But it's a lot of information to take in, but I really like it.

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Reviewed March 30, 2017

Always had fun with older and younger relatives on this trip. Brought a picnic along. Bring your camera, enjoy the breezes, and the beautiful view of the shore.

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JDUSH
May 19, 2018|
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May 14, 2017|
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Thank you for your interest in visiting Sheffield Island. We currently are not running Ferry Service to the Island. Check back in 2017; we will be operating our Ferry Service from Memorial Day - Labor Day, please call the... More
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