Sheffield Island

4 N. Water St.
Norwalk, CT 06854- Map It
(203) 838-9444

AAA Editor Notes

Sheffield Island can be reached by ferry from Seaport Dock at 4 N. Water St. (next to the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk). A 49-passenger ferry, the C.J. Toth, offers scenic cruises through Norwalk harbor and past several of the Norwalk Islands en route to Sheffield Island, its outermost. The cruise lasts 3 hours; the sea route takes 45 minutes each way, and passengers disembark for 1.5 hours to enjoy the island and its nature trail. A guided tour of historic Sheffield Island Lighthouse is included. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 3 hours minimum.
Fare (includes ferry, island visit and lighthouse tour) $22; $20 (ages 65+ Mon.-Wed.); $12 (ages 4-12); $5 (ages 0-3). Phone to confirm all schedules and prices.
Hours: Ferry leaves Norwalk Mon.-Fri. at 11 and 3, Sat.-Sun. and holidays at 11, 2 and 3:30, late June to mid-Sept.; Sat.-Sun. and holidays at 11, 2 and 3:30, early May-late June. Reservations are recommended. A dinner cruise/island tour is offered Thurs. 6-10 p.m., Memorial Day weekend-Sept. 30; reservations are required. Reservations for ferry are required. Passengers should arrive 30 minutes before departure.