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Sheffield Island Ferry

North Water & Washington Streets, Seaport Dock, Norwalk, CT
+1 203-838-9444
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Norwalk's best kept secret is now out! Understated and awesome!

Norwalk's best kept secret is now officially out! This boat ride on the river seeing oyster... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
A perfect Saturday afternoon.

The ferry ride was thrilling! And since the tide was high this day, they had to open the bridge... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Karuna N
Norwalk, Connecticut
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North Water & Washington Streets, Seaport Dock, Norwalk, CT
+1 203-838-9444

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Norwalk's best kept secret is now officially out! This boat ride on the river seeing oyster fisherman, local boats, beautiful homes, islands, bird nests and having 2 top notch tour guides was outstanding. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy the tranquility and the water.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The ferry ride was thrilling! And since the tide was high this day, they had to open the bridge above us to give way for our ferry to cross under it..the sound of the mechanical bridge breaking in the middle and rising to the sky...More

1  Thank Karuna N
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Sheffield Island Tours and Events are a South Norwalk hidden gem. All the staff are knowledgeable, friendly, gracious hosts and gatekeepers of the island. I attended the weekly Thursday night clam bake and in one word it was PERFECT. The ride out, views from the...More

Thank nunhoch2000
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We took the Sheffield Island Ferry to the Island and Lighthouse last Saturday. It was a great boat ride thru the harbor and out to the island. Tour of the Lighthouse and nature walk tour were very nice. Lot's of great history of the area....More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Best part was the enthusiastic staff. They were welcoming, knowledgeable. They made a nice trip a great one.

Thank Barbwhyte88
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We highly recommend this 3 hour trip. Great crew gives an informative commentary and history as we sailed out of Norwalk harbor for the 45 minute trip to Sheffield Island and lighthouse on a 50 passenger ferry, passing several small islands, the Connecticut coast line,...More

Thank casvoorhees
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the excursion on the ferry. The ferry boat is small, fits about fifty people. All the seating is outdoors, with canopy overs large portion. The tour guide's narration was interesting and enjoyable, with a bit of humor to lighten...More

Thank naomi613
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Took a ferry ride with our family of 4 including 2 children (7 & 4) & had a wonderful time. The kids asked if we could come back again as soon as we got to the island. It was a perfect trip & a wonderful...More

Thank kdubler819
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Relaxing boat ride to the island which included an informative tour full of fun, interesting & "little-known" facts that led to many of us who live in the area uttering "who knew?!" ...In fact, as beautiful and relaxing as the rest of our day on...More

Thank katryn66
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I went with my very active 8 year old son. The Ferry ride over was entertaining and educational for me and short enough for my son. The captain, and first mate were very professional and knowledgable. When we arrived on the island we had time...More

Thank vciccarone
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Is Sheffield Island open to the public all year round? When do the ferry rides end for the winter if so? If there are ferry rides all year round what times do they part, and how long of a ferry ride is it and what is the cost. I am planning a trip in November to Norfolk CT.
28 October 2016|
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