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Washington State Ferries

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Neighbourhood: Belltown
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Address: 801 Alaskan Way, Pier 52, Seattle, WA 98104-1410
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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US$ 101.00*
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Seattle to Victoria Ferry: One-Way and Roundtrip Tickets
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We went over to Bainbridge Island on the ferry. The boat was very big, so you felt comfortable there. You could buy drinks and food, and if lucky get a window seat. We love to... read more

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Casa Grande, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went over to Bainbridge Island on the ferry. The boat was very big, so you felt comfortable there. You could buy drinks and food, and if lucky get a window seat. We love to travel by boat and this was great. Not too expensive so take the whole family.

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Over and back to Bremerton. Clean, comfortable, relaxing ride. Friendly crew. Great views. Try it, you will like it.

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These ferries are scheduled, on time, clean and a pleasure to ride on. We took the ferry from Bremerton to Seattle and back. We considered taking our car but it was $12.99 each way (senior rate) and we didn't know where we would park. As pedestrians, we paid $4.80 from Seattle back. The ferry in the mid day was quite... More 

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Ketchum, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely views from the ferry and what a convenient way to travel. The seating is pretty nasty .. it could use an upgrade but the ride was fun, service friendly and besides.. how else would we get there! ...

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Rotterdam, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I would recommend riding the ferry to any of the many destinations. My wife and I like to frequent Bainbridge Island and enjoy walking around the town without being tethered to a car. The Seattle skyline view from Puget Sound is amazing and on a clear day you will see Mt. Rainier. Word of the wise though...the boat waits for... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

OK, it's a ferry. They carry people and their stuff across the water. They do that very well. However, if you want to see Seattle and the Pacific mountains from the waterside, go topside, brace into the wind, and enjoy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you enjoy driving to see the beautiful island, this is an inexpensive way to travel around. Rather than paying regular tours, you go according to their schedule, drive your vehicle on board the ferry and go. Pretty organized and timely. They have been doing this for years. The charge the driver and vehicle the highest and each passenger on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place was a very nice. The building however was very run down but all the staff were very nice and understanding.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had one hour trip on the ferry and thank to the tour guide we were able to learn a lot about everything around the city

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Riding a ferry is a must when visiting Seattle. It's such a large part of the culture and the way folks get around it should be experienced when visiting. You get great views of the city when leaving and returning. The ride is smooth and safe. It doesn't even cost very much to do either. Provides time to relax with... More 

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