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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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Convenient and Easy

Be sure you get your reservations ahead of time and things will go smooth. Another couple met us in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim K
nice ride to BC. Fresh doughnuts and breakfast sandwiches.

Took this ferry to visit British Columbia . The ride was about 90 minutes. Very smooth ride and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PonyMan132
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

Be sure you get your reservations ahead of time and things will go smooth. Another couple met us in Port Angeles and we left our car at one of the close by lots and was told that the lot is well watched and returned three...More

Thank Jim K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took this ferry to visit British Columbia . The ride was about 90 minutes. Very smooth ride and pretty good snacks aboard. You can get out and move around or sit in one of many lounges.

1  Thank PonyMan132
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Coho from Victoria to Port Angeles and stayed one night. Although I am born and raised here on the Island, I had never gone this route.It was fun and seamless! The Customs Agent were friendly on both sides and the boat "no-frills"...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the ferry over to Victoria for the day. I had made reservations online so all I had to do was pick up the tickets. Be sure to have your passports. It was a pretty big boat. We found a booth with a table...More

2  Thank davidjensen399
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure to make reservations the day before, or sooner, and show up one hour early on the US side and 1.5 hours prior to departure, on Canadian side . Enjoyed our trip both ways. Nice staff and customs agents.

Thank M C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very affordable and spacious ferry. I was amazed at all of the vehicles they could fit in the belly of the ferry. The passenger area was very spacious and they even had tour information and a snack bar. I purchased passenger tickets...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I walked on after parking in port Angeles. The cost is reasonable but I was expecting a nicer ferry. I’m used to Seattle ferry to Bainbridge. Not that fancy but much nicer in terms of comfort. Time for an update!!

Thank Shawn K
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

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

2  Thank Shiela P
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

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

1  Thank Rick D
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

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

3  Thank localCOASTAL
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Mari L
15 May 2018|
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Response from Elaine1613 | Reviewed this property |
If you Google Port Angeles Wa Ferry Parking, it gives you a picture of the places to park with rules and regs signs included. The lot a block down from the ferry is $10/day and you can pay for more than 1 day. They use the... More
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Deanna C
3 May 2018|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
If you are bringing your own wheelchair, you should not have any difficulty walking on to the ship. From the ticket office to the ship is a flat walk followed by a series of three longer ramps and one shorter one to get... More
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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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