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Wonderful day visiting the lighthouse

We had a lovely day on the ferry and visiting the lighthouse - everyone from the captain (frank) to... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Cstod123
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New Rochelle, New York
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THE BOAT RIDETO SHEFFIELD LIGHTHOUSE TOUR WERE FUN AND INFORMATIVE.

The boat ride to Sheffield island and lighthouse tour were fun and informative. Sheffield is a... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Helen B
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day on the ferry and visiting the lighthouse - everyone from the captain (frank) to the young guy giving us the tour was incredible! Once on the island, we had a fantastic tour of the lighthouse and walked around exploring the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The ferry ride over was interesting. Dan was a wealth of history of the islands we passed on our way to Sheffield Island. The tour of the lighthouse was interesting and it's alway exciting to see how people lived in the past. The only negative...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The boat ride to Sheffield island and lighthouse tour were fun and informative. Sheffield is a beautiful place to take photos. The staff is friendly and helpful. I enjoyed hearing stories about the lighthouse.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely boat trip to Sheffield Island Lighthouse. Had a guided tour around the lighthouse, went for a stroll along the beach and watched a mother osprey and her two babies. One tip to mention: bring insect spray and apply before getting off the boat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank LindsCC777
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lovely short ride to the island where you can enjoy touring the lighthouse and having a little bite at a picnic table - if you want to go through the rain forest like area be sure you are heavily sprayed with bug spray - we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank jmoccia
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The ferry ride to Sheffield Island was perfect. Our Captain told us several stories about the area. The waters were calm and no one had issues with sea sickness. It takes about 1/2 hour to the island and the ferry comes back around about 1...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank VAtravels_12
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a must do activity in Norwalk! Got coupons online for half off another activity when you pay full price for other one on the coupon. Great for couples. The boat ride was relaxing and the island was peaceful and quiet. The captain of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank frumtraveler613
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great trip. Very professional team and captain. A non-profit organization exceptional crew. Highly recommended if you want to spend the afternoon exploring island and enjoying the sunset in a boat.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jerotrevino
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Living about 45 minutes away in NYC I have been wanting to visit the Island for over a year now. Last year we missed the May-September season that the ferry operates. Earlier this year, I noticed that there was a Groupon for buy one, get...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jemlnlx
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Ferry ride to the island was informative and scenic. Once on the island, we enjoyed walking the short trail and touring the historic lighthouse. I wouldn't recommend the special "haunted" tour, though. We found it a bit silly. Tour guides were very nice and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Heather_325
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