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“What a great ride”

Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry
Ranked #1 of 103 things to do in Galveston
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

One od the best "cruises" ever. While we stayed on the peninsula going into Galeston meant a ride on the ferry. As it was November there were no big beach crowds and no lines for the ferry. We saw numerous dolphins and brown pelicans. We got sea spray in our faces and waves over the bow...it was great. Short ride, so no problems with sea sickness. Just a lot of free fin in the 10-15 minute trip. Could have gone back and forth for hours!

Thank Ruth431
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

Lovely trip across from Galveston to a quieter area. Crossing is free and the on the 15 min journey we saw lots of interesting shipping, seabirds and dolphins. Take drinks and snacks or eat before you leave as there is very little in the way of food outlets for quite a distance.

Thank Sue T
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

Park & ride the ferry is the easiest and no delays loading a car onboard. Loads of dolphins & birds to see. Bring your camera. Had a great time. Lots of room on the rail to see everything and went inside when it got misty from the fog.

Thank Delores S
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

Don't forget to plan a ride on the ferry when you go to Galveston. Take your vehicle or park and ride. Lots of fun for the family, great views, bird watching, and dolphin sightings. Remember to pack your patience, wait time is possible, check schedules.

Thank OHVoyager
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

We had so much fun riding the Ferry and it was free and we saw many dolphin both ways. This is a great fun way to spend some time and see dopphin, jelly fish and lots and lots of bird

Thank cnelson2040
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