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Jamestown and Newport Ferry Co

Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI
+1 401-423-9900
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Small bay ferry

Great ride that connects Jamestown with Rose Island and its lighthouse, downtown Newport, and Fort... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen C
Jamestown, Rhode Island
Great Ferry Ride

I took this ferry as an alternative to parking in Newport - which can be expensive. There is free... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oxford, Massachusetts
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI
+1 401-423-9900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ride that connects Jamestown with Rose Island and its lighthouse, downtown Newport, and Fort Adams. Tours, shopping, and dining....and history.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took this ferry as an alternative to parking in Newport - which can be expensive. There is free parking on side streets in Jamestown near the ferry - just don't park in a 2 hour only spot. A round-trip ferry ride is $24 and...More

Thank ethomas1850
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We used the ferry to travel to the Newport Folk Festival from Jamestown. I believe the round trip fee was $28 but finding somewhere convenient to park in newport proved to be almost impossible.

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great trip and views. The crew was courteous and there were snacks and drinks to purchase. The best part is that the trip has 4 stops and you can get off and explore at each stop. (Of course, since there is only one boat, you...More

Thank Jtwnit
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

A great way to get to Newport. Very scenic and enjoyed the ride. A couple of dock landings were a little rough but understandable due to wind and waves. Captain and crew were pleasant.

Thank SlcSgc
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had a lovely day trip out of Newport on this Ferry. The staff, including ticket sellers and the crew on the Ferry were very friendly and welcoming. The seating is comfortable and the Ferry is VERY punctual! We went to Rose Island to tour...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 3 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 9 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

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