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Sheffield Island Ferry

North Water & Washington Streets, Seaport Dock, Norwalk, CT
+1 203-838-9444
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A fun outing for the whole family!

This is a fun and enjoyable way to spend a few hours on the water and exploring Sheffield Island... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
helena76
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Great trip

Great afternoon, ferry ride was very enjoyable and not crowded at all. Captain and first mate were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chava k
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North Water & Washington Streets, Seaport Dock, Norwalk, CT
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+1 203-838-9444

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun and enjoyable way to spend a few hours on the water and exploring Sheffield Island and its lighthouse. The ferry ride was relaxing and captain was informative and had a nice sense of humor. The ride is about 40 min long....More

2  Thank helena76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great afternoon, ferry ride was very enjoyable and not crowded at all. Captain and first mate were friendly, welcoming, and gave a nice tour of the area as we went out to the island.

2  Thank chava k
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.

2  Thank chicago90Phoenix
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

2  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 1 September 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

1  Thank casvoorhees
Reviewed 25 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
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