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Ride of a lifetime.

July, 1970. Vashon to Seattle. Saw the Killer Whales migrate in Puget Sound. Captain stopped the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Ogden, Utah
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Very fun experience from Faunterloy Ferry to Vashon/Maury Island

The Ferry was very manageable, easy to access/negotiate as a walk on. Beautiful views while... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Carmen H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

July, 1970. Vashon to Seattle. Saw the Killer Whales migrate in Puget Sound. Captain stopped the ferry and we watched them play & leap.Amazing.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Ferry was very manageable, easy to access/negotiate as a walk on. Beautiful views while crossing.

Thank Carmen H
Reviewed 7 August 2018

In spite of it being SEAFAIR weekend - the ferries were remarkably fast loading. Everyone was courteous and happy. A perfect day for a ride - Puget Sound, the Mountains on both sides - very romantic!

Thank 2Baxters
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We took this ferry from Southworth to Vashon for the first time. We have a Kia Soul and took our kayaks with us. We had no idea that the cars had to drive down the middle and up the ramps to be turned around. The...More

1  Thank mmweber421
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The ferry terminal is about 20 mins from downtown Seattle and gives you easy access to Vashon Island and the Olympic Peninsula. Made sure to check the schedule well ahead of time and download the WSDOT app for updates. Avoid commute times otherwise you may...More

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Good size drive on Ferry and a 20 minute ride to the Island. Orderly parking and orderly departure makes for a smooth trip across and back.

1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Clean, efficient, gets you to the island in 20 minutes. The views as you approach Vashion Island are lovely and the fare (for walk-aboards) is quite reasonable.

1  Thank BlueTravels
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Like anything you do regularly, it becomes old hat. But I moved away from the island once and actually missed the ferry rides. There's something relaxing that happens when you leave busy Seattle and smell the Sound and float back home. Of course that's the...More

1  Thank Ray H
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The ferries are an excellent way to tour the beautiful Puget Sound area for practically nothing. Visitors should absolutely take advantage of the large ferries and come to Vashon for the day. The return trip is free! Senior and children discounts are available. Or for...More

2  Thank Poppyqueen
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We rode the ferry back and forth between Seattle and Vashon Island several times. The ferry doesn't take very long to get across and has a great upstairs lounge area if you don't want to sit in your car. The wait time can be short...More

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Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
We need better signage for sure! At Fauntleroy you will get a ticket and the ticket taker will direst you to a line. There are 2-3 lanes once past the ticketed, that go to Vashon. The far right lane goes to Southworth. Hope... More