We look forward to showing you our beautiful Island.
Here you will find FAQs, and useful links to help you plan your Martha’s VIneyard Island Tour.
A: The pickup location for our shared tours is at the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority terminal located at 1 Seaview Avenue, Oak Bluffs.
A: We can pick you and your party up at any location on Martha’s Vineyard. If location not listed when you book on-line, just type it in.
A: For Shared Tours : travelers must be at least twelve years old at the departure date. For private or custom tours, there is no minimum age.
A: We can accommodate up to 14 passengers comfortably on our Shared Tour.
A: All tours will be presented in english.
A: All of our vehicles are wired with speakers and the guide will have a headset to conduct the tour.
A: On our shared tour, there are 2 stops at which time you may or may not, get out and stretch your legs or walk a short distance to the overlook in Aquinnah or overlooking the water in Menemsha. The amount of walking in entirely up to you. On our private tours, you may walk as little or as much as you like.
A: All of our seats are comfortable, with easy access and viewing. With our shared tour, we cannot guarantee a specific seat. With a private tour, it’s up to your group.
A: Gratuities are encouraged for a job well done at the discretion of the guest. With some of the larger groups, the gratuity has already been included. Please feel free to ask.
A: Massachusetts State Law requires children under 57 inches tall to be in an approved safety seat. Children over 57 inches must use a seatbelt.
A: Food and drinks are welcome. However, alcoholic beverages are not allowed under any circumstance for the safety and comfort of all our guests. (by law).
A: Yes, we operate tours rain or shine, hot or cold, year-round.
A: There are public restrooms at the Steamship Authority terminals, both in Oak Bluffs, and Vineyard Haven. For the Shared Tour, there are public restrooms at both stops (Menemsha and Aquinnah). For Private Tours, your tour driver will be happy to stop at any of the convenient public restrooms throughout the Island.
A: If you have a vehicle with you on Martha’s Vineyard, there is 24 hour parking along the harbor, across from Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs.
If you are taking the ferry over, there are designated lots for each ferry. See our website links to the ferries that operate to and from Martha’s Vineyard.
A: There are no bridges or tunnels connecting us to the mainland. You can take one of the many ferries, or fly to Martha’s Vineyard Airport.
See the list of ways to get to Martha’s Vineyard HERE below.
Getting to Martha's Vineyard
Below is a list of websites to help you plan your trip to Martha’s Vineyard.
Where do you recommend to stay on Martha's Vineyard or Cape Cod?
There are many wonderful inns, hotels, and B&B’s. Please check out these listings below:
Where do you recommend we eat while visiting Martha's Vineyard?
From casual dining to upscale, the Vineyard has it all! Please check out the listings below:
Q. What are the directions from my ferry to the MV Tours and Transport Pick-up spot?
1 Seaview Avenue. (Steamship Authority, Oak Bluffs)
Walking directions from the Oak Bluffs ferries:
Walk off the ferry, down the pier to the street. You will see several vans parked to the left along the curb. Look for mini-bus or van with “MV Transport” (please keep in mind that the Steamship Authority offers many trips every day and some ferries dock in Oak Bluffs while others dock in Vineyard Haven. Be sure to confirm where your ferry will be docking. If docking in vineyard haven, you will need to take bus or taxi to oak bluffs).
When coming off the Island Queen you will walk straight ahead up Seaview Avenue (keeping the ocean on your left) and the Steamship Authority terminal will be at the top of the hill. You will see several vans parked along the curb. Look for mini-bus or van with “MV Transport”
Walk off the Hyline, turn right, with water on your right and walk along dock to Lake Ave. Turn left on Lake Ave. (Nancy’s on the corner) and head up Lake Ave, until you arrive at small yellow building which is the Steamship terminal. You will see several vans parked along the front of building curb. Look for mini-bus or van with “MV Transport”
The Seastreak Ferry docks along the Steamship Authority.
Walk off the ferry, down the pier to the street. You will see several vans parked to the left along the curb. Look for mini-bus or van with “MV Transport”
(Quonset Point to Oak Bluffs) When coming off the Rhode Island Fast Ferry, you will walk straight ahead up Seaview Avenue (keeping the ocean on your left) and the Steamship Authority terminal will be at the top of the hill. You will see several vans parked along the curb. Look for mini-bus or van with “MV Transport”