Best ferries in Texas Gulf Coast

Check out the top ferries in Texas Gulf Coast, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Galveston - Bolivar Ferry
1. Galveston - Bolivar Ferry
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18 local reviews
Galveston - Bolivar Ferry, Galveston
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Kevin And Katerina
Ranked #1 of "things to do in Galveston" on Trip Advisor. Take a trip on the Ferry between Galveston and The…
Claire And Aaron
Feel free to take the Galveston to Bolivar Ferry located on the East end of the island. It is a really cool,…
Janet
502 Ferry Road. You can drive your car or walk onto the ferry to ride it across and back and it's free!!! The…
1. Galveston - Bolivar Ferry
1. Galveston - Bolivar Ferry
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18 local reviews
Galveston - Bolivar Ferry, Galveston
Kevin And Katerina
Kevin And Katerina
Ranked #1 of "things to do in Galveston" on Trip Advisor. Take a trip on the Ferry between Galveston and The Bolivar Peninsula. The ride is…
Claire And Aaron
Claire And Aaron
Feel free to take the Galveston to Bolivar Ferry located on the East end of the island. It is a really cool, and free, way to get on the…
Janet
Janet
502 Ferry Road. You can drive your car or walk onto the ferry to ride it across and back and it's free!!! The trip is fun and beautiful. You…
2. Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar
2. Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar
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13 local reviews
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Deborah
IT'S FREE!!! Runs every 30 minutes. The ferry takes you from Galveston to Bolivar Peninsula. The dolphins know…
Carolyn
FREE ferry ride to Bolivar Peninsula (a.k.a. Crystal Beach). Simply get in line & you'll be directed to drive…
Mary
Free Ferry to Bolivar. Beautiful free view of Galveston Ship Channel and Bay. Walk or bike on and off to avoid…
2. Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar
2. Ferry Terminal To Port Bolivar
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13 local reviews
Deborah
Deborah
IT'S FREE!!! Runs every 30 minutes. The ferry takes you from Galveston to Bolivar Peninsula. The dolphins know its schedule, and sometimes…
Carolyn
Carolyn
FREE ferry ride to Bolivar Peninsula (a.k.a. Crystal Beach). Simply get in line & you'll be directed to drive your car onto ferry for a…
Mary
Mary
Free Ferry to Bolivar. Beautiful free view of Galveston Ship Channel and Bay. Walk or bike on and off to avoid the long car lines
3. Galveston Ferry Terminal
3. Galveston Ferry Terminal
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7 local reviews
1000 Ferry Rd, Galveston
+1 409-795-2230
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Historical Rentals
Ride free on the Galveston Ferry and watch the dolphins. You can park and walk on or drive your car on the…
Sabrina
I loved this a kid and still do! Ride the ferry for free - drive on or park and walk on and ride over and…
Jerry
This is a FREE ferry. You may park and ride, or drive. I have never failed to see dolphins on this short trip…
3. Galveston Ferry Terminal
3. Galveston Ferry Terminal
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7 local reviews
1000 Ferry Rd, Galveston
+1 409-795-2230
Historical Rentals
Historical Rentals
Ride free on the Galveston Ferry and watch the dolphins. You can park and walk on or drive your car on the ferry. On Bolivar Island you…
Sabrina
Sabrina
I loved this a kid and still do! Ride the ferry for free - drive on or park and walk on and ride over and back. Watch for the dolphins!
Jerry
Jerry
This is a FREE ferry. You may park and ride, or drive. I have never failed to see dolphins on this short trip across the ship channel.
4. San Jose Island
4. San Jose Island
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9 local reviews
San Jose Island
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David
This is an island of that is uninhabited. And has no motor vehicles- its about 70 miles tall and one mile…
Chuma
You must take a ferry from Fisherman's Wharf. Call ahead and book! Great place to look for seashells! And,…
Chisa
Take a ferry from Port Aransas and enjoy the beach without cars or modern conveniences.
4. San Jose Island
4. San Jose Island
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9 local reviews
San Jose Island
David
David
This is an island of that is uninhabited. And has no motor vehicles- its about 70 miles tall and one mile wide. Wanna escape crowds? Go to…
Chuma
Chuma
You must take a ferry from Fisherman's Wharf. Call ahead and book! Great place to look for seashells! And, fish. No bathroom though!
Chisa
Chisa
Take a ferry from Port Aransas and enjoy the beach without cars or modern conveniences.
5. Ferry Leaving Crystal Beach
5. Ferry Leaving Crystal Beach
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5 local reviews
State Highway 87
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Amy
This is the best way to see dolphins. Riding the ferry is free. You can get out look for dolphins. In the…
Patti
Take a ride on the ferry and watch the dolphins frolic in the bay. You can park your car at the ferry & walk…
Alexander
Ferry Landing has a small park for fishing and sightseeing
5. Ferry Leaving Crystal Beach
5. Ferry Leaving Crystal Beach
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5 local reviews
State Highway 87
Amy
Amy
This is the best way to see dolphins. Riding the ferry is free. You can get out look for dolphins. In the summer months when traffic is…
Patti
Patti
Take a ride on the ferry and watch the dolphins frolic in the bay. You can park your car at the ferry & walk on or you can drive onto the…
Alexander
Alexander
Ferry Landing has a small park for fishing and sightseeing
6. Crystal Beach
6. Crystal Beach
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10 local reviews
Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula
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Historical Rentals
Take the ferry to Bolivar Island and its a short trip to Crystal Beach. Alcohol allowed. Free admission
6. Crystal Beach
6. Crystal Beach
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10 local reviews
Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula
Historical Rentals
Historical Rentals
Take the ferry to Bolivar Island and its a short trip to Crystal Beach. Alcohol allowed. Free admission
7. Ferry Landing
7. Ferry Landing
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4 local reviews
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Regina & Ruben
Take a ride on the Ferry to Boliver for free. If your lucky, you may see a few dolphins along the way.
Kate
Take the free ferry with your car across the harbor to Bolivar Peninsula. Nice day trip!
Epic Property Pros
Ride the Ferry over to Galveston for tons of other entertainment options!
7. Ferry Landing
7. Ferry Landing
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4 local reviews
Regina & Ruben
Regina & Ruben
Take a ride on the Ferry to Boliver for free. If your lucky, you may see a few dolphins along the way.
Kate
Kate
Take the free ferry with your car across the harbor to Bolivar Peninsula. Nice day trip!
Epic Property Pros
Epic Property Pros
Ride the Ferry over to Galveston for tons of other entertainment options!
8. Port Aransas
8. Port Aransas
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5 local reviews
Port Aransas, Port Aransas
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Kristi
This is where I lived when I first moved to Texas in 2012. It was like "living on vacation"! It is a quaint…
Lezlie
An easy daytrip, take the ferry to Port Aransas and explore the shops and beach. A great day of fun for the…
Ray And Theresa
If you want a day adventure take the ferry to Port-A and go to the beach here.
8. Port Aransas
8. Port Aransas
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5 local reviews
Port Aransas, Port Aransas
Kristi
Kristi
This is where I lived when I first moved to Texas in 2012. It was like "living on vacation"! It is a quaint little tourist town with several…
Lezlie
Lezlie
An easy daytrip, take the ferry to Port Aransas and explore the shops and beach. A great day of fun for the family.
Ray And Theresa
Ray And Theresa
If you want a day adventure take the ferry to Port-A and go to the beach here.
9. Bolivar Peninsula
9. Bolivar Peninsula
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2 local reviews
Bolivar Peninsula, Bolivar Peninsula
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Alan
Free ferry to Bolivar Peninsula…fun to take the kids, feed the seagulls, explore Bolivar, grab lunch. Gets…
Georgina
Famous bird watching area and rural coastal experience off the beaten path (don't miss the free ferry ride…
9. Bolivar Peninsula
9. Bolivar Peninsula
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2 local reviews
Bolivar Peninsula, Bolivar Peninsula
Alan
Alan
Free ferry to Bolivar Peninsula…fun to take the kids, feed the seagulls, explore Bolivar, grab lunch. Gets VERY CROWDED during summer…
Georgina
Georgina
Famous bird watching area and rural coastal experience off the beaten path (don't miss the free ferry ride across the bay)
10. Ferry Landing
10. Ferry Landing
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3 local reviews
619 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas
(361) 749-5494
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Jamie
The Park is right next to the ferry. Its a nice park and several dolphin sightings during the year. Dolphins…
Melissa
Ferry to Port Aransas TX
10. Ferry Landing
10. Ferry Landing
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3 local reviews
619 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas
(361) 749-5494
Jamie
Jamie
The Park is right next to the ferry. Its a nice park and several dolphin sightings during the year. Dolphins love to play behind the ferry's…
Melissa
Melissa
Ferry to Port Aransas TX
11. Aransas Pass
11. Aransas Pass
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3 local reviews
Texas 361, Port Aransas
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John
The Port Aransas Ferry System operated by the Texas Department of Transportation provides FREE transportation…
Tom
Free ferry to Port Aransas Runs 24/7
11. Aransas Pass
11. Aransas Pass
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3 local reviews
Texas 361, Port Aransas
John
John
The Port Aransas Ferry System operated by the Texas Department of Transportation provides FREE transportation service seven days a week,…
Tom
Tom
Free ferry to Port Aransas Runs 24/7