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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...more
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75 Falmouth Heights Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540-3543
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All reviews oak bluffs day trip martha's vineyard nice ride quick trip great trip snack bar snacks and drinks easy trip top deck within walking distance always on time both ways return trip plenty of seats smooth ride per day
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stay8ng at our hotel, it’s an easy walk to the ferry. The day trip to the island is a must. Even pets are allowed and it’s a great day on the water to another adventure.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marydunsmoor19
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Mary for your nice review of our ferry service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you aboard again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth booking in advance and very well organised. My daughter and I loved it and highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carolsplaces2018
Reviewed February 13, 2019

There4 is a free shuttle bus for down town Falmouth to the dockside ferry terminal. By running from our hotel we just raged to catch the 8.30/45 sailing and boy what a great day we had. But back to the ferry itself. This was clean...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Colin S
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

What a fun time...smooth ride...sit up top in good weather for the best views ever.Always on time Very Convenient and reasonable price...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robin r
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Thank you so much for sailing with us this past season and we hope to welcome you aboard again, in the future.

Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Loved this ferry ride it had a bar and the waves weren't bad at all it was a really nice ride with awesome boats,yachts and more so bring your camera

Date of experience: June 2018
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IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thank you very much for traveling with us , this past season. Hope you will be able to join us again in the future!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Greta ride if you are going on a day trip to Martha’s Vineyard. The ride is fun and dog friendly. Gets you there quick and price is resonable

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank don p
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for your complimentary review and for sailing with us. Hope you will join us again next season!

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Comfortable and efficient journey to and from Oaks Bluff. We stayed at the Red Horse Inn which was a five minutes' walk from the ferry and allowed us to leave our car at the hotel. We also bought our ferry tickets at the hotel. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jsd26
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thank you for sailing with us aboard the Island Queen and for this very kind review.

Reviewed October 19, 2018

What a lovely start (and return) to a lovely day. Even though the weather wasn't fabulous it was really fun to go on this boat from Falmouth over to Martha's Vineyard. The trip takes about 35 minutes and you feel like your on a mini-cruise....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CAROL P
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your time aboard the Island Queen and thank you for this wonderful review.

Reviewed October 11, 2018

We stayed at the Red Horse Inn and it was a 5 minute walk which avoided the 15 dollar parking fee. Comfortable and they provide snacks and drinks, alcohol too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicesteps
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for sailing with us!

Reviewed October 9, 2018

The only way to visit Martha's Vineyard that was satisfying, smooth, safe and affordable way of transportation. A great view no matter where you are seated. I recommend top deck, less windy, very little rocking , but anyplace is good. On lower deck snack bar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine P
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you so much for this wonderful review Christine. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you aboard in the future!

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jdeprofio
July 22, 2018|
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Response from IslandQueenCapeCod | Property representative |
Thank you for writing to us. From May to October, you can take an inter-island ferry from Martha's Vineyard to Nantucket. For more information, contact Hy-Line Cruises. The Island Queen looks forward to welcoming you... More
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lpriante
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You need to buy your tickets at the Ferry location. See below: Credit cards (Falmouth Dock Ticket Window only) Cash (Falmouth Ticket Window, Parking Lots and Onboard Vessel) Travelers Checks (Falmouth Ticket Window, Parking... More
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