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Freedom Cruise Line

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Freedom Cruise Line
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“free parking”(13 reviews)
“day trip”(12 reviews)
“fast ferry”(3 reviews)
The lease expensive fast way to Nantucket Island! Sail away on the vessel Freedom from Harwich Port, Cape Cod and you will experience Nantucket within just 80-minutes. Convenient parking just 200 yards from the dock. Enjoy our enclosed lounge...more
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702 Route 28, Harwich Port, Harwich, MA 02646-1931
+1 508-432-8999
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Can I just say that I’d move onto this boat today if possible. It was so much fun, we ported in Cozumel, Belize, and Honduras. An adventure at every spot. Rooms were cleaned, we had an suite with balconies they opened so we had an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank clarkas79
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My husband and I had planned to stay on the Cape a couple days, then ferry over to Nantucket to stay a couple days, as part of an east coast trip in September. We had booked our ferry travel with Freedom Cruise Line out of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank FloydsKnobber
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a fantastic way to get to Nantucket. Leaving from Harwich, it is very convenient for those living on or visiting the outer Cape. This time of year there is an 8:50 leaving Harwich and arriving in Nantucket around 10:10. The ferry leaves Nantucket at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This ferry is a smaller alternative to make the crossing to Nantucket and back. Tickets were easily purchased on line in advance or could have been purchased at their office location. Ample parking was available at the harbor (a few blocks from their ticket location)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bad4bob
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Our family has always been a fan of Freedom Cruises. Our 7 year-old was quite fearful of the boat ride. Captain Rick made sure to check in on her during our choppy ride back to Cape Cod. The staff are super friendly and knowledgeable. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suzyslp
Reviewed 12 August 2018

FCL is worth the few extra dollars.... Free parking, attentive mature staff, comfortable seating, and now crowd or traffic. You can't beat this trip! Brax and Schoolhouse ice cream when you return too...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank specze
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A friend was visiting the Cape for a few days and we decided to spend a day on Nantucket. I opted for the 8:00 am with 4:10 return option. The Freedom Ferry is seasonal and runs 3 trips a day during high season. I have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank NausetBum
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure anyone would fight with Hyannis traffic, parking and the ferry lines when you can drive to Harwich Port! This ferry has been a silent staple for many of us locals for years. Day trip is free parking, yes FREE. You can arrive...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 907sh
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Extremely impressed with everything about this company. Great telephone service when we made reservation. Clean boat that leave from a darling little port (Harwich) that had free day parking instead of the $15.00 in Hyannis. Trip took just a bit over an hour. Wee were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jmholdy
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Was very impressed with this cruise line. Boat was very clean, which was unexpected. Plenty of seats inside and out and didn't feel overcrowded at all. Staff was not only helpful and kind, but also quite funny! Cracking jokes, checking in on people, etc. A...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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7 September 2018|
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Response from suzyslp | Reviewed this property |
No, overnight parking is $25 per night
26 September 2016|
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Response from RASZ17 | Reviewed this property |
he line stops running at the end of September...
17 August 2016|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take bikes (have taken mine many times) - be sure to make a reservation ahead of time for you and your bikes!