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Sheffield Island Ferry

North Water & Washington Streets, Seaport Dock, Norwalk, CT
+1 203-838-9444
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Kamikaze Mosquitoes on the Island

The ferry ride to Sheffield Island was perfect. Our Captain told us several stories about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mt. Kisco
Really nice cruise

This is a must do activity in Norwalk! Got coupons online for half off another activity when you... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“nature trail” (6 reviews)
“tour guide” (5 reviews)
“nice trip” (3 reviews)
North Water & Washington Streets, Seaport Dock, Norwalk, CT
+1 203-838-9444

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

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.

Thank jerotrevino
Reviewed 27 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

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.

1  Thank Heather_325
Reviewed 7 August 2017 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 18 July 2017 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
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