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“Great Boat Ride - Great Destination”
Review of Block Island Ferry

Block Island Ferry
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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)from Pt. Judith,. RI. Block Island Ferry also offers seasonal service from Fall River, Ma (2 hour cruise) & Newport, RI (1 hour cruise) to Block Island.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!
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great Boat Ride - Great Destination”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Block Island Ferries (high speed and traditional) are worth the effort. The destination- Block Island- has a host of offerings. Destination dining on the waterfront at Old Harbor is a feature.

Visited July 2013
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Schilde, Belgium
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“a must do if you are in the area”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Just a 55 minute ferry to discover the beautiful small block island that is worth touring by bike. The ferry staff is very friendly and we had a very smooth trip (admittedly the ocean was as calm as could be)

Visited July 2013
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Austin, Texas
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“sweet smell of the sea”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We took the regular ferry ride over to Block Island. Easy on and off and not too crowded on a rainy day. Enjoyable to see what else is out in the bay and going out to sea to fish or sailing.

Visited July 2013
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Brooklyn, New York
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“Slow ferry to Block Island”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We went by the Tradional ferry to Block Island. It was nice, though a bit pricey for a family of 6.
If you get have a tendency towards sea sickness, stay on the top deck and you'll be fine. I made the mistake of going to the first level to eat lunch by the tables and was very very nauseaus but on the top level, it was lovely with great views and very relaxing. Though I feel they should crack down on those who were smoking on deck.

Visited July 2013
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Houston
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“Great service to a lovely island”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

On recommendation we took the ferry to Block Island for the day.
We used the traditional ferry as it was cheaper and the times suited us better. It only take around 50 minutes and is very efficient.
The trip was well worth it. We hired a tandem and spent the day cycling around this beautiful island.
If you get the chance, go.

Visited June 2013
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