Parking for the Thompson Island Ferry and Mainland Office
Thompson Island Dock: Marked as 1 on the map below
Our dock is located on a small side road off Drydock Avenue in the Marine Industrial Park, South Boston near the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal. We use a public dock that is not well-marked, so please allow 15 minutes to park and find us.
Recommended Parking: Marked as 2 on the map below
Please park in the public garage at 12 Drydock Avenue, South Boston. You should allow 15 minutes to park and walk to the dock. Directions below.
Walking from the garage to the dock:
Exit the garage on Drydock Avenue (if you’re facing Harpoon Brewery, you’re on the wrong side of the garage). Turn right on Drydock Avenue and walk one block, passing Dunkin Donuts on your right. Turn left into Terminal Street. The ferry dock is 100 yards ahead just beyond the Boston Police Harbor Patrol Station. When you see a small sign for “Thompson Island Ferry” on the chain link fence, you have arrived! (For reference, the Summer Street Bridge is immediately to the right of our dock.)
Walking from the garage to the mainland office:
Exit the garage on Drydock Avenue, cross the street and turn right. The Thompson Island mainland offices are located at 5-11 Drydock Avenue in the Northcoast Seafoods building. Enter through the center door, our offices are located on the second floor in Suite 2030.
Please do not park at the dock or the office, you will be towed.