5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Reviews

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  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Duration:  60 minutes (approx.)
Make the most of your time in Boston or Salem with this high-speed ferry service. Travel in speed and style aboard a comfortable catamaran with your one-way or round-trip ticket, letting you visit two of Massachusetts’ most famous and historic stops. This swift boat ride is the best and fastest way to get you where you want to go!

Highlights

  • High-speed Salem ferry
  • Fast, efficient transportation between Boston and Salem in less than 60 minutes
  • Admire picturesque views from the ferry’s upper and lower decks or enjoy the comfortable indoor lounge
  • Onboard galley offers food and beverages for purchase
  • See top Salem and Boston attractions within walking distance of the ports
  • One-way and round-trip tickets available with at least four departure times to choose from

What You Can Expect

Salem High-Speed Ferry

View of Salem

Why settle for one great Massachusetts-city when you can experience two? With your one-way or round-trip ticket, take the high-speed ferry between Salem and Boston to experience two of the state’s most historic cities. Admire rich landscapes dotted with beautiful homes, fishing boats, and lighthouses as you’re whisked away to Salem or Boston, depending on your departure location. With twin diesel engines that propel you at a top speed of 33 knots, you’ll arrive at your destination in under an hour.

This 149-passenger vessel features a comfortable indoor-lounge and outdoor lower and upper decks, where you can admire picturesque views and feel the refreshing wind on your face.

The on-board galley offers a variety of breakfast and lunch items such as sandwiches, snacks, hot dogs and pretzels, as well as beverages such as coffee, sodas, juice, sports drinks, beer, wine and top-shelf cocktails. Three restrooms are available for your convenience.

Once in Salem, you'll be in walking distance to some of the city's best attractions such as the House of Seven Gables and the Peabody Essex Museum.

In Boston, it's an easy stride from the dock to the New England Aquarium, the Old North Church, Quincy Market and much more.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Employees very friendly. Narrator did a great job - pointing out landmarks along the way and providing some general information about Salem before we arrived.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

fantastic trip!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We've taken this tour years ago and it is still a great way to spend some time on the water, get some sun, listen to the narration at the beginning/end of the journey, and spend a few hours in Boston. Be aware that boats can easily sell out during the busy summer weekends as we found out. Technically, our voucher was not a reservation but, even though the 1PM was sold out as were other voyages, they took us aboard.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

A great day out with a wonderful boat and first rate crew...as we arrived to board the ferry, the reception desk asked me to email them the voucher, so the only EBI even better if.. would be for Viator to let you know you're meant to email the ferry company with the voucher beforehand, to save last minute blips with wifi signal etc. but other an that this was a BRILLIANT day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fun tour! Would recommend to a friend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

The ferry from Boston to Salem was a wonderful experience. The ferry arrived on time and featured a lively tour guide who provided an interesting commentary. We thoroughly enjoyed the return trip to Boston on the 7:00 p.m. ferry. The cityscape looked beautiful as the lights reflected on the water. This proved to be a fun and fast way to enjoy two cities on one day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

That was the best way to get into to Boston!!!! My first experience, I loved it. Will do it again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

We loved Salem!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

It was excellent .. the staff were not only helpful but made it great fun .. perfect !!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Great!!!

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