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Bay State Cruise Company

200 Seaport Blvd, World Trade Center, Boston, MA 02210-2031
+1 617-748-1428
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Fast boats to Provincetown - somewhat inconvenient policies/technology - otherwise fine.

This ferry company is one of two in Boston that can take you on the fast boats to Provincetown... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
NYCworldtraveler2
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NYC
Great Service

We have used the Bay State Cruise Company for two years now and they are very reliable to start the... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Crazycousins
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Pickerington, Ohio
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Celebrating our 46th season providing fast ferry and traditional service from Boston to Provincetown. May thru October, Three Daily Roundtrip Departures. Conveniently located in the Seaport District, 10 minutes from Logan Airport. On-line ticketing, most daily trips, newest vessels. A great way to travel. 877-783-3779 www.provincetownfastferrry.com
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“fast ferry” (6 reviews)
“cape cod” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
200 Seaport Blvd, World Trade Center, Boston, MA 02210-2031
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
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+1 617-748-1428
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

This ferry company is one of two in Boston that can take you on the fast boats to Provincetown. You get there in 90 minutes essentially. And in anticipation of a heavy passenger load, for both of my trips to and from there, they brought...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We have used the Bay State Cruise Company for two years now and they are very reliable to start the ferry at the right time. My family and I do not find a reason to stop using them.

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

This is a great way to get from Cape Cod to Boston. The high speed ferry from Provincetown (Cape Cod) to Boston was a very enjoyable trip and a stress free way to travel. We arrived at Boston Harbor and were but a short distance...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We've been to Ptown many times, but this was the first time on the highspeed ferry. Everything took off on time, it was 'Bear Week' in ptown, but they had plenty of boats to service the crowds. We took the trolley tour as well and...More

1  Thank Diane D
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Well, we had a sensational 4th at Ptown - easily booked online at 3am when I couldn't sleep from jet lag ! Boat left on time, very smooth ride in great weather - meet Char & Rick on the associated trolley tour, perfect intro to...More

Thank Mickmatt
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

What a good way to spend father's day. We sailed on the fully narrated Boston Harbor sightseeing cruise on the MV Provincetown II. Narration began as we were boarding. Nina and I took a seat on the top deck, port side, right at the rail...More

Thank joemiller2016
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We cruised Boston Harbor to see the Tall Ships. Bay State did a suburb job. They served buffet breakfast and lunch while we watched the Parade of Sails. We were on board from 8:00 am to 3:15pm and the staff and service was outstanding. The...More

Thank Bestfive
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

When we went to collect our tickets we were told that the weather was bad and that the last ferry back was cancelled as the crossing would be too rough so a bus would be put on as a replacement, fair enough and very responsible,...More

1  Thank scottishGlasgow
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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

When hurricane Hermione forced the cancellation of boats between Boston and Provincetown the company immediately informed us of the cancellation and that they arranged for a deluxe motorcoach to take us instead. No worries, no sweat. They were first rate at handling customer service even...More

1  Thank 11gecko27
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

We just returned from a week on Cape Cod and we're so glad we chose to take the ferry to Provincetown and back. Not only was it fun, but it was so convenient for my parents to pick us up. The boat left on time,...More

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