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Good service to the islands off Hyannis, MA

Good experience onboard this ship to the islands. Head and food service onboard. Generally, runs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
capec0dtraveler
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Orleans, Massachusetts
Wonderful way to visit the islands!

Well worth the time to take a lovely trip to Marthas Vineyard or Nantucket. The boat has nice food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
darialyman1968
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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The Steamship Authority is the largest ferry service to the Island of Nantucket from Cape Cod. We offer the lowest fares and the most frequent daily departures for passengers, automobiles and trucks. Our ferries to Nantucket depart from the iconic...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good experience onboard this ship to the islands. Head and food service onboard. Generally, runs on a prompt schedule.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank capec0dtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the time to take a lovely trip to Marthas Vineyard or Nantucket. The boat has nice food wine and snacks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank darialyman1968
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Clean ship.friendly service,and a great snack bar. The boat was on time to Nantucket and back to Hyannis.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Connector584471
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Nice ships mechanically sound for the ocean or bay, well organized for busy times, but difficult to get a ticket for desired time. A lot of " standby". Can't be in a hurry travelling to and from island. Fast and comfortable for average seas. Expensive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Donald R
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Doing a week of exploring! Looking for the cobble stones on Main Street! The whale hedges in Sconset! The old times who grew up there! Even those that like to talk.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ackhack
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This brief ride from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard was pleasant and the sights was nice. The big problem with this company is that they are not prepared to handle a large group that need to park. Yes they have the lots all over the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank glogodschild50
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Due to the hurricane that hit North Carolina, we had to change airports and ultimately missed our fast ferry to Nantucket last week. The shuttle drivers in Hyannis were extremely helpful in getting us on another departure that same afternoon. Upon leaving Nantucket, they also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mwleonard
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Always use them when going to the island. Love being able to buy a ticket online or on the off season, over the phone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dhammvida
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Quick trip to Martha’s Vineyard, only problem parking had to back track to another parking lot, then took bus $14.00 to park

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank THeresa c
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Professional service to the island! If you want to return sooner than your purchased return, simply see an attendant at the station and they will be happy to assist.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank busybee2012
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carib_vacation
12 August 2018|
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Response from lacam692002 | Reviewed this property |
There is not nothing close by. You have to use one of the port authority lots. It’s not that expensive for the day for a car. And they shuttle bus takes you right back to the ferry.
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carib_vacation
12 August 2018|
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Response from debot4 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available close by and not that expensive-if you are going on a holiday or weekend you might want to check out the shuttle in advance online.
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2 August 2018|
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Response from alot4 | Reviewed this property |
Rates for regular ferry is one way and for high speed rates are round trip..
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