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Love to ride Anderson Ferry. It cuts trip from downtown. It is a nice ride to unwind before or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrSimpleMan47150
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Grandkids were astounded that we were driving onto a "boat". They had never experienced something... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melanie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love to ride Anderson Ferry. It cuts trip from downtown. It is a nice ride to unwind before or after work. At $5, it is worth it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grandkids were astounded that we were driving onto a "boat". They had never experienced something like this before, since at the time, they were very young.. Fun experience for them. The ferry has been around for decades, a mainstay in the area. Quick, easy, &...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had found the Anderson Ferry as an attraction on TripAdvisor and knew that would be something that we were interested in doing. Although the line of cars was long, the wait time wasn't since they had two ferries running. And it did not disappoint....More

Thank mymeme50
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The historic ferry celebrated their bicentennial in 2017 per their website. It is $5.00 each way for cars, cash only. We caught it on the Hebron, KY side. It took maybe 10 minutes to cross and it was a fun Sunday afternoon excursion. Once we...More

Thank BeaglesmoreBeagles
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I live on the west side of town. When I - 75 has been a traffic nightmare and I need to get to the airport, I use the Anderson Ferry. It is left over from a time past but it is a great detour to...More

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I've been wanting to take the ferry for a long time. It didn't disappoint. The wait was short, the loading easy, the crossing smooth, and exit also easy. One consideration - it is cash only or you can pre buy tickets online, if you plan...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed July 8, 2018

If you live on the west side of Cincinnati, this is a fast and fun way to get to the airport. You totally bypass all the highway traffic and delays! Plus the road from the river to the airport is steep and winding makes for...More

Thank peacejen63
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We take the ferry in order to get from the west side of Cincinnati over to Northern Kentucky. This beats the I-75 south traffic on the bridge or going around the circle freeway. For a very reasonable price, you can ride over to Northern Kentucky...More

Thank Rose B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

If you're not in a hurry and looking for something different from the norm, take the Anderson Ferry. It's kind of fun to cross the river by boat. Kids love it. Cuts a lot of miles off the drive.

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

This short ferry ride gives both pedestrians and vehicle drivers a short trip across the Ohio River that brings images of the way river crossings were before all the bridges were built. You can catch the ferry from either the Ohio side of the Kentucky...More

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Linda C
December 27, 2017|
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Response from Qedavis | Reviewed this property |
It is at least half a mile wide. Has a good current. The ferry has been operating for about a century and half and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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ed-stlouis
September 8, 2017|
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Response from ILovetoTravelX2 | Reviewed this property |
We have never waited more than 15 minutes for any trip across either way even at morning rush or quitting time. They have 2 ferries so it looks backed up they add the 2nd one.
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joneta w
March 16, 2015|
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Response from FUN4TWO45239 | Reviewed this property |
Less than 10 bucks...Not sure of the exact amount...Probably closer to 5 bucks
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