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Misery Islands

Salem Sound, Salem, MA 01944
+1 888-400-0601
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Fall Weekend Getaway

Misery Island was great place to visit and relax. Trails are nice and easy to follow but not... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
greatgazzu
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Melville, New York
Great afternoon on the Sea Shuttle

The trip was so relaxing. I wish I knew about the Sea Shuttle before this past weekend. I will... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
dmd012455
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Reading, Massachusetts
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Take a boat to Great Misery and enjoy memorable views of Salem Sound and the North Shore.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea shuttle” (18 reviews)
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Salem Sound, Salem, MA 01944
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Misery Island was great place to visit and relax. Trails are nice and easy to follow but not always well marked. The island's varied terrain provides great views of the water and also offers inland views of the fields, forests and even a few ruins....More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

The trip was so relaxing. I wish I knew about the Sea Shuttle before this past weekend. I will definitely do this again. The crew were exceptionally gracious, friendly and family oriented. My friend's 5 year old grandson had a phenomenal time! it was the...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

The City of Gloucester's annual Schooner Festival features schooners under sail in the waters outside the beautiful Gloucester harbor, a spectacular sight. Salem's Sea Shuttle takes you there, right alongside restored and replica schooners of all sizes. A treat for photographers, fans of living history...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

I was visiting the area and looking for something different to try. We booked the trip and went to go to the boat where we met the two person crew. There were four of us on the tour and the two crew members introduced themselves...More

4  Thank Jason C
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Tori was amazing with my seven year old daughter. She clearly loves her job and ocean life. She spent a lot of time explaining every creature in the touch tank and answered all of our questions about ocean life.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Great tour, great guide -- I am from the North Shore and found it very interesting and nice to see the other side of the shore :) I think it's great for a local or a visitor and the trails on the island are not...More

1  Thank seamickdee
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

A great way to spend a couple of hours on Salem Sound! Fun and informative. Thanks Captain John and crew!

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

A great day exploring Massachusetts History. Took the Sea Shuttle out of Salem, and it was great! Captain John and Tori took good care of our small group...John told many stories, which were so interesting, and was very informative about the Harbor and islands. Trip...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

The captain is friendly and informative and the mid-day visit to Greater Misery was absolutely worth it. Beautiful swimming and hiking spot.

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Captains Mike and John are very courteous and professional. Tori does her job with a winning smile. All are hardworking and try very hard to make sure the trip is a great experience. The boat is clean and safe. We will be back.

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Tony C
August 21, 2016|
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Response from Morgan W | Reviewed this property |
$30 for two using a groupon coupon. It's still active I checked. Type in boat cruise. You have to take the earlier cruise, since thy pick you up on the later cruise.
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Bwgustaf
July 28, 2015|
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Response from ER28Dec2015a | Reviewed this property |
The only way to access Misery Island is by taking the "Sea Shuttle" from Salem Willows. They run 1 to 3 shuttles per day. Have a great trip.
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