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Jamestown and Newport Ferry Co

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Easy ride to Newport for the day or dinner

A pleasant ride across Narragansett Bay to Newport, avoid traffic and parking on week ends. Full... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
DaveNardo
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Jamestown, Rhode Island
Yachtsman for a day !!!

It's a shame to ever visit Newport/Jamestown without spending any time on Narragansett Bay. The... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Jack F
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McLean, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

A pleasant ride across Narragansett Bay to Newport, avoid traffic and parking on week ends. Full service bar on board. See the area as natives. You can get off at Rose Island walk around and then hop on next ferry. Comfortable small ferry with plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DaveNardo
Reviewed 6 September 2018

It's a shame to ever visit Newport/Jamestown without spending any time on Narragansett Bay. The Jamestown and Newport Ferry Co. provides a highly enjoyable and low cost way to spend time on the water. Buy the all day pass and jump on/off as you like....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jack F
Reviewed 14 August 2018

while in Newport it was hot and very humid so to cool off we took a ride o the Jamestown ferry. As soon as we got going on the water it was nice and cool. Te ferry stops at a number of places where you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ed H
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We came to visit Newport and booked an Airbnb in Jamestown, the adjacent island. Didn't know much about it beforehand, but we were very happy on Jamestown, a very friendly and cozy kind of town. The ferry from Jamestown to Newport was a highlight of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chazzyg
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We truly enjoyed our boat trip from Jamestown to Newport. The staff is very friendly and gave information about the surroundings and sights. Recommendable!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gabi H
Reviewed 6 July 2018

From Jamestown you can stop at Rose Island, Fort Adam, St. Ann Pier and Perroti Park. Our guide pointed out important points along the way so it was as good as a harbor cruise. Discounts for rides after 4:00pm.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank familyfun625
Reviewed 1 July 2018

My teen and I took the ferry on a hot, sunny day for last-minute shopping in Newport, and it was a fantastic way to keep cool and avoid traffic and parking hassles. Our rides to and from Newport were on time, the ride was lovely,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chasewell
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Old boat extremely uncomfortable. The captain was the most unpersonable individual. He treated his mate like trash in front of the customers. Won't take that trip again.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank DavidC20132
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you are in North kingstown or jamestown or don not want to wait in traffic on Newport bridge then take the ferry last year for the Jazz fest and Folk fest and St. Patrick's day parade the traffic went across Newport bridge and across...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank ilsnaderfan2918
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had a very pleasant day on the ferry with our out-of-town guests. Super friendly captain and first mate. Very punctual. Good stops in Newport, including Fort Adams and downtown Newport. The ferry does not stop at Rose Island off-season, but the captain slowed down...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Geoff T
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