Pope's Island Marina


Dock
$2.75/ft

Mooring
$35 - $45

Day Trip
Not Offered
102 Pope's Island
New Bedford, MA 02740
Check-in after 01:00 PM
Check-out before 11:00 AM
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22 Reviews

by haleyanna on Sep 20, 2018

If you need a clean marina that is secure from heavy weather, with friendly staff, this is the one. Stopped here in September 2018 specifically because of the hurricane wall that protects the harbor. Although it never made it this far north, early forecasting had Hurricane Florence getting up this far in September.


by hartley on Sep 16, 2018

Friendly, helpful folks.


by camihampton421 on Aug 28, 2018

It is always a pleasant stay at Pope’s Island. THis is the first time we have been on a mooring and we came in on a Sunday, after the marina was closed but the launch operators were very accommodating leading us to our mooring. Carol, who was running the launch that evening, is fabulous!! And she took wonderful care of us. The next morning, Brad took us about and he was great too. It was a short stay and we didn’t get to use the marina facilities this trip, but it is a well serviced and very pleasing marina. We will be back.


by hmscarth on Aug 21, 2018

We stayed on a mooring for 4 nights. Not too much wash from passing boats. The showers were good. The WiFi internet connection wasn't very good in the vicinity of the dock house. The laundry facility was good. It is a good walk to either old town New Bedford or to Fairhaven. Fathoms is a restaurant right across the street tah has good food at a reasonable price. There is also a marine syore across the street that has most routine boating equipment and then some. It was a good stay overall.


by pbarnet on Aug 20, 2018

A hidden Gem! Great marina staff.


by bckma on Aug 15, 2018

A great marina with good facilities well located. Any exceptionally helpful staff. A special call out to Penny, the manager, who found a mechanic on Friday afternoon who went the extra mile.


by rov1gh65 on Aug 10, 2018

All-around excellent facilities and personnel. Only thing lacking is a drinking fountain. We will definitely use this marina again.


by mpotkin53 on Aug 09, 2018

Some of the friendliest staff you could ever meet.


by wwassmer on Aug 08, 2018

We arrived at 5:30 PM the dock hands did not give us the code for the gate or even the Wi-Fi password we ended up staying on the boat all night since we were afraid to leave the marina if we couldn’t get back in


by highzoot on Aug 07, 2018

Loved that they gave us the slip number and a chart of the marina a week before we were to arrive. Will go back again.


by joeschorle on Jul 19, 2018

Just needed a convienant stop on Buzzards Bay. Fir the bill


by seldert on Jul 09, 2018

Wonderful facilities, reasonable price for mooring, pump out available, launch service,


by schorert on Jul 09, 2018

Nice facility, helpful dock staff. convenient launch that drops you right downtown($3pp each way, plus tip). Pretty quiet too, not a real party crowd. use caution at night as some of the floating pier surfaces are broken(glass reinforced concrete). will definitely be back.


by phyllissilva on Jul 06, 2018

Always a pleasure, great marina, wonderfully run ! What can you say about the New Bedford FIreworks 💥💥💥spectacular as always 💥💥💥


by spabar on Sep 17, 2017

Very accommodating, nice facility.


by northstar1 on Aug 15, 2017

Very accommodating, clean and peaceful marina. Close to shops and restaurants. Penny is a great person to work with. Prices very reasonable. Good docks and good power.


by ukpasa on Aug 13, 2017

Great stay at Pope's. The Marina staff were great and very helpful with suggestions on things to do and places to eat. The launch to both New Bedford and Fairhaven was easy and convenient. The whaling museum is a real must see! We will stay again


by captjoyce on Aug 07, 2017

A well maintained yard close to all of the amenities. Marina supply store, restaurant, hardware store and even a Dunkin Donuts right across the street. Marina employees and boat owners very friendly. Enjoyed our stay.


by kaulgun on Aug 05, 2017

Just took a mooring for one night. Did not go ashore.


by dbbentley on Jul 09, 2017

One of two mooring pennants was wrapped tightly around the chain under the ball. The guys who maintain moorings for Pope' s were not at work on Saturday afternoon. With the help of Cathy and Casey and the New Bedford launch, I untangled the pennant. Other pennant was encrusted with barnacles and associated marine life making a mess of my foredeck and varnish. Maintenance is needed.


by mysierra4x4 on May 29, 2017

This our first year at popes island marina. The staff is very friendly and will help out with anything you need them for. The facility is excellent with bathrooms and showers, they have a picnic area with plenty of chairs and a couple of grilles for members to use. The slips are very easy to access. They have electric and water hook ups. Free wifi for members. They also have transient slips and morings for your day or overnight visits. Our slip is located on the F dock which is located on the west side of the main pier and we really like it. Protected from waves and wind and very easy to navigate even at dead low tide. At dead low tide we still have a depth of 6.5 feet when leaving our slip. They also have a waste pump out located at the end of the main center pier. I recommend popes island marina for anyone looking for friendly service and extremely friendly boaters.


by wrm on May 29, 2017

Excellent visit! Very friendly and helpful staff, great location to visit New Bedford and Fairhaven. Nice, protected area well behind the hurricane gates. We'll definitely be back!

About Pope's Island Marina

The Port of New Bedford invites you to stay at Pope’s Island Marina and experience why we call it Destination New Bedford. Our friendly Marina Staff and Harbor Attendants are here to ensure a welcoming and enjoyable stay. There is so much to see and do, from visiting the world’s largest whaling museum to eating the world’s freshest seafood. The launch will connect you to the historic downtown district, restaurants, galleries and key attractions. Stroll the cobblestone streets of America’s #1 Fishing Port or take a bike ride to Fort Taber and the Military Museum. Our season begins April 15th and ends October 31st, but feel free to contact the office in the winter or early spring if you or your group would like to make arrangements for a visit with us next season. Upon arrival, be sure to ask one of our Dock Attendants for an informational packet that highlights some activities as well as dining options within and around the Harbor. If it is fuel or service your vessel needs, you will find it in The Port of New Bedford. So make your next port of call, New Bedford.


Services

  • Water
  • Electrical

Amenities

  • Bait & Tackle
  • Floating Docks
  • Ice
  • Launch Service
  • Laundry
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles
  • Pumpout
  • Restrooms
  • Restaurant
  • Security
  • Showers
  • Wireless Internet

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