Boston: Martha's Vineyard Day Trip with Optional Island Tour

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Boston: Martha's Vineyard Day Trip with Optional Island Tour

From £77.85 per person

Experience Martha's Vineyard on a scenic day trip from Boston. Take in the island’s astonishing beauty while shopping, relaxing on the beach, or taking advantage of the optional 3-hour guided island tour.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
New England Excursions will contact you directly at least 24 hrs prior to your trip to confirm pick up hotel and time. Please be ready in the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to prearranged pick up time. Your driver will wait 5 minutes after your scheduled pick up time before leaving.
Small group available


  • Learn the exciting history of Martha's Vineyard on a 3-hour island tour (if option selected)
  • Gaze at celebrity homes, gingerbread houses, and the country's oldest carousel
  • Experience Martha's Vineyard with a full narrated 1-day excursion
Full description
Start the tour, with an early morning pick-up at your hotel between 6:45 - 7:30 AM. Take advantage of the complimentary snacks, water, maps, and discount food cards which are included in the vehicle. Arrive at the Martha's Vineyard Steamship Authority Ferry in Woods Hole, MA. Before boarding, there will be time for a spot of shopping or to enjoy breakfast. The vessel departs at 9:30 AM. Take an enjoyable 45-minute ferry ride to Oak Bluffs or Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard. Food and drinks are available on the ferry, at your own expense. Inside air-conditioned seating, as well as outside sun deck seating, is available. There is plenty of room on this vessel to explore and take many pictures. Upon arrival at Martha's Vineyard, spend approximately 6 hours exploring the beautiful island. Guests who have chosen to take the 3-hour island tour will be greeted directly at the ferry dock. This tour stops for a 1-hour lunch break in Edgartown (lunch not included). Everyone will depart Martha's Vineyard at 3:45 PM on the Steamship Authority Ferry. When you arrive back at Woods Hole, your guide will be waiting to take you back to Boston.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from the Greater Boston area
  • Round-trip ferry tickets
  • Island tour (if option chosen)
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Island map
  • Discount food card
  • Commentary
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Alcohol beverages
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    • Comfortable clothes

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    • Oversize luggage
    • Luggage or large bags

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    •  Guest may be asked to meet at another location other than their hotel; this ensures timely exiting of the city
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    4.7 / 5

    based on 29 reviews

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    Great tour. The guides were very informative. Just a little too much time in the van. Would have liked more time to get out along the way but for a gal who generally does not like tours and who prefers to drive everywhere I was pretty satisfied. Saw a lot in a short period of time.

    8 September 2019

    11 May 2021

    Knowledgeable guide. Covered all areas of island. Lots of stops for photo ops.

    18 October 2019

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