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Island Queen Ferry

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Address: 75 Falmouth Heights Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540-3543
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+1 508-548-4800

The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from...

The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from Falmouth, Cape Cod and you will experience Martha's Vineyard within just 35-minutes. Convenient parking just 200 yards from the dock. Enjoy our enclosed lounge, outside decks, full-service snack bar and our friendly crew! Daily sailings beginning at 9:00am from late May to mid October. Children ages 4 & under travel free! Group discounts for 20 or more passenger available.

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Fall crossing to MV

Good, quick efficient service to MV. Not crowded during the week in September. Had our choice of seating. Good snack bar for coffee and drinks. Fun for a day trip.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Cape Cod
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good, quick efficient service to MV. Not crowded during the week in September. Had our choice of seating. Good snack bar for coffee and drinks. Fun for a day trip.

1 Thank travelerz20
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this way to get from Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard = comfortable as well as great staff members to help

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really convenient going from Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard. I visited off season so had to get to Woods Hole which was easy. Took a shuttle bus from Falmouth to Woods Hole -- inexpensive and really quick.

1 Thank Yvette E
Newton, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we love going straight into oak bluffs and the Island Queen never fails (especially if you dont have to park- get dropped off!)

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

good cheaper way to get to marthas vineyard. crew was helpful with activities on marthas vineyard. cash only !!!! no credit cards

Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We took the Island Queen Ferry across to Martha's Vineyard. You can purchase snacks and drinks on the ride over - capable and friendly crew & water a little rough.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

They took 20$ for a round trip then would not let me off the boat on the main land because they claimed I hadn't payed. There are way better ferrys than this dont get ripped off people.

2 Thank Anthony G
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this review

Hello Anthony, It is the responsibility of each passenger to present a ticket for each way of travel just as you would be required to present a ticket for any other form of transportation such as on a train, bus or airplane. As passengers disembark the vessel in Falmouth, our crew collects a ferry ticket from each passenger. If a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Island Queen Ferry is a favorite for Falmouth/Martha's Vineyard visitors and residents as well. No reservations needed or offered. Bikes are allowed and there is a snack bar aboard. Easy traveling mode during the summer months!

1 Thank Jean E W
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Efficient company offering regular transportation to Martha's Vineyard. Good service though ferry was late on return.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived early and got a good seat. It was a very cool morning so was glad to sit inside. The ferry is very clean! It looks like the crew really maintains it well. All were very helpful and friendly. We sat up on the deck on our return trip. The ride was very smooth and enjoyable! I would take... More 

1 Thank Danielle C

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