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Black Ball Ferry Line

101 E Railroad Ave, Port Angeles, WA 98362-2912
+1 360-457-4491
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Port Angeles to Victoria in no time

Everytime we go to Victoria we use the Black Ball Ferry Line. We usually walk on. We purchase our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shiela P
Full Marks

Much smaller than BC Ferries but these guys should offer courses on "How To Do It" especially in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick D
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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!
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101 E Railroad Ave, Port Angeles, WA 98362-2912
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"bc ferries"
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"through customs"
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"duty free shop"
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"minute trip"
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"comfortable seating"
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"smooth ride"
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"loading and unloading"
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"nice ride"
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"car deck"
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"vancouver island"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everytime we go to Victoria we use the Black Ball Ferry Line. We usually walk on. We purchase our tickets ahead of time, online and park conveniently across the street for about $15/day. The Black Ball Ferry is a comfortable ride with indoor and outdoor...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Much smaller than BC Ferries but these guys should offer courses on "How To Do It" especially in the personality field. Right from our early AM arrival we received courteous friendly helpful attention. Not sure if this was due to our reservation but if thats...More

Thank Rick D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not taken the Black Ball in 30 years, but it was just as we remembered. The BC ferries are the largest and smoothest. The WA state ferries are the most scenic. The Black Ball requires that everyone leave the car deck. There is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip on black ball ferry and definately our most memorable. My son had a bit of a medical emergency the night before and we had to get a medical courier to bring us some medical supplies to port Angeles. Black ball...More

2  Thank Stacy B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly, ship clean and on time. Food services no frills but adequate. Seating like bus (not too comfy), no TV’s or plug ins for devices. Did get us from A to B though with no problems. Need to be in line an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've used the ferry numerous times and don't have any complaints. These always run on time. Border crossings are less hectic than many I've been through. The ferry is dependable and clean. They have a small restaurant and a duty free shop. It's a tranquil...More

1  Thank SeaExplorer95
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was abit of rocky ride but this chic does not get seasick the only complaint i had was with two messed up knees is there is not elevator so if you have bad knees expect to walk up three flights of stairs

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made our reservations online for our ferry passage to Victoria, BC with return a week later. Our trip over to Victoria was on a very rainy, windy, and eventually snowy Sunday afternoon. The folks at Black Ball were very friendly and helpful and we...More

1  Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Black Ball Ferry Line and the MS Coho for the first time from Victoria to Port Angeles. It is such a nice trip on a vintage boat. It was a friendly and comfortable 90 min trip We did not make reservations for...More

Thank Mila W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a small ferry as it is over 300 feet long, but built like a ship.. This is one ferry that goes back and forth from Port Angeles to Victoria 2-4 times a day depending on the time of the year. Customs was...More

Thank Brian O
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Michael C
12 March 2018|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Hi, Michael C. Your small fixed blade hunting knife should be allowable. You should still always declare knives at the border. Other types of knives may not be allowed. As for the fuel, US Coast Guard hazardous material... More
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mar s
9 March 2018|
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Response from jcd899 | Reviewed this property |
Warm undershirt and sweater and wind breaker.!
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jsee2018
25 February 2018|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Children under 16 are only required to have a birth certificate. If you are traveling as a single parent, border services may also want a note from the other parent allowing travel outside the country.
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