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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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Day trip to Canada

Great ferry. Customs was easy to move through. Able to see whales from deck, food was good... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Cleveland, Ohio
via mobile
Great ride

I have used this ferry twice, bike and motorcycle. Most enjoyable is the time spent on the outdoor... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
via mobile
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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101 E Railroad Ave, Port Angeles, WA 98362-2912
+1 360-457-4491
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great ferry. Customs was easy to move through. Able to see whales from deck, food was good, friendly staff members.

Thank end8
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I have used this ferry twice, bike and motorcycle. Most enjoyable is the time spent on the outdoor deck. Amenities are just right, nothing over the top. Can’t wait for the next crossing.

Thank jcd899
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Very cool travelling on the ferry that has been operating since 1959 (I believe) and never missed a scheduled run! Wasn't overly impressed with the wait through customs but it's to be expected.

Thank Criminogenic1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Having never road a ferry of this size it was an interesting experience. The crew was nice and got us on and off efficiently.

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Efficient service between Victoria and Port Angeles. Smooth ride. If you don't have a reservation try to get early. The boarding was fast. It looks like the guys there know their job.

Thank ezpass
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A great and direct way to get into Victoria, BC. The process was easy and we boarded smoothly with friendly staff assisting all passengers in vehicles and on foot. The facilities on board the ferry were good, all clean and had comfortable chairs. Only issue...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Everyone should take a ferry once in a lifetime , however once is enough ! Like I said in the title , people with barking dogs , people with luggage , sleeping stretched out across a entire bench seat built for 4 people , dirty...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Black Ball ferry is available several times a day to and from Port Angles WA and Victoria BC. It has walk on and car carrying capability. On can take a day trip or extended trip to Victoria, returning on a different day. The ship...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting from Michigan and wanted to go to Victoria British Columbia. The ride was so enjoyable! And the times of departure we're convenient. Also they have a gift shop and a small deli for food and drinks. Loved the entire trip!

Thank mewillE55
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Recently went to Victoria from Port Angeles via the MV Coho with Black Ball Ferry Line. What a perfect day we had - 70 degrees, unlimited visibility, and calm seas. Saw several seals and a dolphin on the way. Met and chatted with people visiting...More

Thank rdb613
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21 September 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
30 minutes is sufficient on both sides. FROM VICTORIA: US Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) begins clearing passengers about 30 minutes prior to sailings from Victoria. FROM PORT ANGELES: We typically begin loading... More
5 September 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
We are happy to provide complimentary wheelchair or ramp service to all of our mobility challenged guests. Simply let the dock staff know when you arrive and we will assist you.
26 August 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Our terminal is located in the Inner Harbour of Victoria - right downtown. Most of the city's attractions are within walking distance, including the world-famous Royal BC Museum; iconic architectural sites like the... More