$24.25 – $37

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2021 Visit Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour

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$24.25 – $37
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Guided tour of Sheffield Island Lighthouse; walk the beaches-explore the wildlife refuge; observe migratory birds; relax & enjoy the views.

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ADVANCE RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

Capacity is limited to 48 passengers.

The Norwalk Seaport Association has owned, restored and maintained Sheffield Island Lighthouse since 1986 and is the official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Friends group for the Norwalk Islands.

This three (3) hour excursion begins with a narrated tour of the Norwalk harbor and its three historic Norwalk lighthouses, ending with a one hour stop at Sheffield Island Lighthouse.

Sheffield Island with its historic lighthouse, beaches and wildlife refuge offers abundant summer fun for visitors.

From May through September, visitors can board the Seaport Association's 45-foot C.J. Toth Catamaran for a harbor cruise ending with a one hour stop at Sheffield Island. Tour the Lighthouse, observe wildlife in their natural habitat in the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, hunt for shells along the beach, dine on a picnic lunch, play on the lawns around the Lighthouse, and simply have a good time. During this unforgettable adventure tour of Sheffield Island and Lighthouse, you'll step directly from the boat into the past.

The Lighthouse is open to visitors during the 2021 season subject to COVID protocols. The tower section of the Lighthouse is currently closed at this time. We invite our guests to use our newly installed antique telescope to capture magnificent views of the city and Sound.

Round trip time is approximately 3 hours.

Join us for one of the most exciting tours that the Norwalk Harbor Islands area has to offer! Sheffield Island is located in the outer reaches of Norwalk Harbor providing unique views of the city and the surrounding waterways.

Your boat leaves from the Sheffield Island Lighthouse dock located at the corner of North Water Street and Washington Street in Historic South Norwalk. Parking is available adjacent to the dock and the Norwalk Maritime Center Garage.

When making reservations, leave contact information that will be available for day of trip, including email and cell phone number. If there is a cancellation by our office due to weather conditions, WE WILL NOTIFY YOU VIA EMAIL. Please check your emails before leaving for your event. Tickets are non-refundable unless cancellation by Seaport Association.

Tickets cannot be changed or refunded unless there is a weather cancellation.

Boats sail promptly as scheduled, plan on arriving 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Parking available at adjacent lots (www.norwalkpark.org)

Tickets are nonrefundable unless there is a weather cancellation.

Be sure to provide contact information (both email & text) in the event we are forced to cancel due to weather conditions. Seaport cruises comply with all CDC, State and local Covid-19 rules & guidelines.

Please review protocols related to COVID-19 at www.seaport.org/covid-protocol

Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Ferry are available for private and corporate events, please call 203-838-9444 for more information.


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The Norwalk Seaport Association was founded in 1978 by a group of local citizens who had a vision to revitalize South Norwalk and preserve Norwalk's maritime heritage. The Norwalk Seaport Association offers a cultural, environmental, and historical journey to the Norwalk Islands.

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