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Jamestown and Newport Ferry Co

Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI
+1 401-423-9900
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Could not comment on the service since we were not able to use this ferry. Be advised. Only... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Palmyra, Virginia
via mobile

Awesome. Well run and on time. They run frequently so you only have to wait a few minutes. Great... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Christy D
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  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“hop on hop” (2 reviews)
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Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI
+1 401-423-9900
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Could not comment on the service since we were not able to use this ferry. Be advised. Only operates Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Thank palmyralady
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Awesome. Well run and on time. They run frequently so you only have to wait a few minutes. Great prices and friendly service.

Thank Christy D
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This excellent service connects several spots in Newport to Jamestown. It offers a magnificent alternative to fighting traffic and parking, especially for Jamestowners heading to Newport for dinner during summer months.The ferry runs often and punctually.

Thank Eugene M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was the Rhode Island stop of of New England trip. We stayed in Jamestown the night before and headed to Newport on the Ferry to Explore on the morning after. On the trip back to Jamestown, we had a good old chat with the...More

2  Thank Rhidian
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It's a fun ride and the crew were about as friendly as they could be! As a boater myself, I can tell you these guys really know how to handle a boat! It's a nice ride and a great way to see the harbor!

1  Thank JiminFla
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Lovely guide and captain with lots of interesting info who both seemed genuinely to enjoy their work. No problems using Groupon with this.

1  Thank pamfenway
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This ferry operates similar to the Newport Harbor Shuttle/Water Taxi, however, it also covers Rose Island and Jamestown. The round-trip ticket allows riders to use it is hop-on-hop-off, so it's a great way to enjoy the Narragansett Ave restaurant district of Jamestown while staying in...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This was our second time taking the ferry. We parked in Jamestown where traffic is less congested and parking available to catch the ferry. Our main destination was Rose Island with our two young grandsons, so they could swim and explore the island. After spending...More

Thank PKay6213
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Travel to several points in the bay. Excellent value and really the most economical and best way to travel.

Thank acdnh
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Wife and I went on the lighthouse ferry tour, via a Groupon. Got off the exit before the Newport bridge. Sat in back of the boat, with all the fumes. Speaker was okay, but very winded. Seas were calm, so no problem there. Saw about...More

Thank biged
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