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“Nice free tourist attraction”

Galveston - Port Bolivar Ferry
Ranked #1 of 105 things to do in Galveston
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

Not too hard to find. Short wait to get on the ferry, kids found it very fun and interesting. Takes about 15 minutes to get across then you can relax on the other side. I would suggest this attraction and will return on my next visit to galveston.

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Reviewed April 23, 2014

Nice to ride across the bay. We rode to Bolivar and ate our packed lunch, walked along the beach and the jetty then rode back. Nice way to spend an hour or so. Saw dolphins and lots of seagulls and pelicans. Kids love it! Best of all, it's free!

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Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a utilitarian ferry, not a tourist attraction per se. But it's free and requires no reservations. Once underway, the crossing takes less than 15 minutes. The kids will like standing at the bow, getting a little seawater splash. You will see lots of shipping traffic going in and out of Galveston Bay. If you are lucky you will see dolphins swimming too, as we did. Once on the Bolivar side there is NOTHING to see, so we turned around and came right back.

Thank EandMMichigan
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

Our ferry ride with motorcycles was good and uneventful. Short lineups and not much of a wait. They add ferries as the traffic load increases.

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed April 18, 2014

The route I take me that way. The work being done since storm is coming along. The progress is being made

Thank Anthony A
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