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Mobile Bay Ferry

101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
+1 251-861-3000
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Relaxing Ride

Took this to get back and forth from our day trip to Dauphin Island...Got to see dolphins one of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Truly C
Easy and fun --

This was an easy thing to do and was a lot of fun. We couldn't get out of our car, but we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
debbieholland28
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“round trip” (37 reviews)
“gulf shores” (107 reviews)
“fort morgan” (107 reviews)
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101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
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+1 251-861-3000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took this to get back and forth from our day trip to Dauphin Island...Got to see dolphins one of the times...lots of birds...and just all n all an awesome ride to get from one place to another at a good price

Thank Truly C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an easy thing to do and was a lot of fun. We couldn't get out of our car, but we were located near the side of the boat so we had a great view crossing between the two bodies of land.

Thank debbieholland28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the ferry boat ride! It was so interesting to see the pelicans and oil rigs. My family very much enjoyed the ride. On Dauphin Island we enjoyed the aquariums.

Thank walker1136
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ride itself was good and I'd never been on a ferry before. The one downside is how confusing the pricing on the website is. We ended up paying a lot more than expected.

Thank wwynn95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I took the ferry mid-morning on a Friday. Surprisingly, we only had a 20-minute wait and there were spaces for additional vehicles. We purchased a round trip ticket. Once underway, we got out of our vehicle to stand at the railing to see...More

Thank DMR53
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a blast on the ferry ride to and from Fort Morgan. We walked on instead of driving. Wish there were seats for walk on's. The attendants were very friendly and helpful. It was breathtaking scenery. And only $6 for adults!!! Can't wait to...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So $24 for 2 persons in vehicle but only one way! Uneventful ride over, cool to experience once. Bathroom portable potty basically was disgusting! If you get sick from motion sickness beware you'll probably get sick or feeling like you want to die to waves...More

Thank Tflygirl007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom had this bright idea for us to go across this ferry over to the Estaurium. But never again!!! They only run them every two hours or something so we had to wait forever for the boat to arrive and there is nothing to...More

Thank aprilsumner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After driving one and a half hours to the ferry we were told, at the gate, that it was full. Also, that the next scheduled time was also full. Not good especially when you have out of state guests visiting. This was coming from the...More

Thank sandy g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this to do and so glad we did. I went to Dauphin Island as a kid and it was a lot cleaner back then. It looks a lot run down and the beaches were not as nice. However the Ferry Boat ride was...More

Thank Leota S
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Susan S
If you're staying on Dauphin Island to see Fort Morgan is there a round-trip price or ticket
25 May 2017|
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Response from lynnj_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I don't think you pay the full rate up front but you get a voucher for discount on same day return trip
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Paige C
We're looking to go to Biloxi and take the scenic route from Gulf Shores. Is it true the ferry is the best way to avoid the interstate route?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Butterflydays | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The Mobile Bay Ferry takes approx. 45 min. and saves driving many highway miles. Please be aware the ferry will not run in bad weather or high winds. You will need to arrive a few minutes early, as spots on deck fill... More
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lmaslow
What is return ferry schedule
27 March 2017|
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Response from C J | Reviewed this property |
Always check their website (mobilebayferry), since rough conditions sometimes affect their schedule. Here's the current posting We are currently operating ONE vessel at this time, until Memorial Day 2017. 2017 FERRY... More
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