Originally Posted by Tim R.
That sucks. We have 9 people. Maybe it would be better to hire a boat.
The TTOL people (many of which are well-informed) talk about a water taxi service called Dolphin or something as a alternative. Might be worth renting for a group your size.
I should add I have used the ferries and had no major issues (without pre-booking). Last time was a couple years ago though.