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Black Ball Ferry Line

430 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9, Canada
+1 250-386-2202
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Too long of a process

While the trip from Victoria to Port Angeles was pretty, waiting in the parking lot for 2.5 hours... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mary B
Bellevue, Washington
Venerable 1959 MV Coho still one of the best ways to go

Booking, ticket purchase, boarding all very easy. Customs fast and easy too. The ship is well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kathleen M
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Black Ball Ferry Line operates the M.V. Coho passenger and vehicle ferry linking Victoria, B.C. on Vancouver Island with Port Angeles, WA on the scenic Olympic Peninsula. During the 90 minute crossing, enjoy the ship's many amenities including the cafeteria, gift shop, duty free store, comfortable interior lounges, solarium and pet-friendly areas. Year round daily service is provided. Save big by booking a ferry and hotel stay with our exclusive package deals! In addition to our great prices at the region's favorite hotels, we'll pay your reservation fee for a guaranteed space on your desired sailing time when you book a package. Our Captain and Crew look forward to welcoming you on board the ship!
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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430 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9, Canada
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+1 250-386-2202
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While the trip from Victoria to Port Angeles was pretty, waiting in the parking lot for 2.5 hours before the boat leaves for the US is ridiculous. We were additionally frustrated that the ferry was over 20 minutes late leaving the dock. On the bright...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Booking, ticket purchase, boarding all very easy. Customs fast and easy too. The ship is well maintained with comfortable seats, clean restrooms, coffee, tea and snack service (US, Canadian or debit/credit) The Coho has become my favorite way to get to Victoria. Runs daily except...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I feel that the trip is reasonably priced and well run. We lined up pin Port Angeles to take the ferry to Victoria. We skipped the food, and grabbed our own from the nearby Safeway before getting in line with the car. We had reservations...More

Thank Tania F
Reviewed 1 week ago

By the time we got our coffee and snack and sat outside we were over half way to Victoria. Staff and crew very nice and we'll look forward to another trip to Victoria on the Black Ball Ferry. Thanks for a great experience.

Thank dkhdhc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So easy Well organized and easy to follow directions for 1st time visitors, immigration a breeze and a really smooth crossing. It is a rather long drive to Seattle and involved another ferry ⛴ crossing which I hadn't expected.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To my delight this ferry was very comfortable and relaxing to travel. The ferry offered walk-on's & car's. I saw families,people with dogs. A nice, very easy going commute.

Thank kc13132015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service - nice trip from near downtown Victoria to Port Angeles for Arts and Draughts event. Ferry ride was great.

Thank karlowsj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our Olympic Peninsula trip, we wanted to visit Butchart Gardens in Victoria. We booked a package for the ferry, our hotel, bus transportation and tea at Butchart Gardens thru the ferry line. Since we were not familiar with locations in Victoria, the package made...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large carrier of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and passengers. Clean sitting area with on-board food available. The captain announced the spotting of Orca whales for a photo opportunity. Good logistics.

Thank Pete P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 of us took the Black Ball Ferry Line from Port Angeles to Victoria and back in the same day. We made advance reservations online since we were traveling in August. We added the Hop On/Hop Off bus tour to our ferry reservation for convenience....More

Thank LyndaMarieM
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6 June 2017|
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Response from Wayne M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry mate but we did it all the B&B way in the states. Airport Road Self Storage at 4114 S Airport Rd, Port Angeles has outdoor storage pretty cheap bout 30 bucks for a month aure they could accomodate a week ph: 1 (360... More
26 May 2017|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
Oh, I misread. Thought you said where it left from! To drive from Spokane I'd drive straight across the state on I-90 to downtown Seattle and take the Bainbridge Island ferry. It's the most direct. Time the Seattle traffic... More
26 May 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Hi Deb, If you would like to leave your car in Port Angeles, parking is available in numerous privately operated lots within 1 or 2 blocks from our Port Angeles ferry terminal. Prices range from $8 - $15 per day. Downtown... More