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Black Ball Ferry Line

Open Now: 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Open today: 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Heading north the ferry allows you to avoid Seattle which is often a traffic nightmare. Reserve on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashland, Oregon
Very old Ferry

Trip on the Coho Ferry was Okay. Clean seating area. Got the job done. Other Ferries in the area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Florida T
Cartersville, Georgia
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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...more
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430 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9, Canada
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+1 250-386-2202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Trip on the Coho Ferry was Okay. Clean seating area. Got the job done. Other Ferries in the area are much nicer with airline type seating where you can sit back and take a nap if you want. We got up very early to get...More

Thank Florida T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Because our original travel plans changed at the last minute (due to Washington Ferries taking the Anacortes to Sidney ship out of service for repairs), we drove to Port Angeles from Seattle to catch the MV Coho. Comfortable ship, pleasant and scenic ride.

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good food, similar to ski lodge eats! We got chili and hamburgers, coffee and a cookie. Plenty of seating and a great view for the trip over.

Thank Haley H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our friend planned our itinerary and had us drive through the park to Port Angeles. While i’m Sure there are faster ways to get to Victoria this was sure the prettiest. We stopped at Lake Quinalt Lodge for a short hike, then Crescent Lake Lodge...More

Thank melemike
Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived earlier than reservation and they were able to accommodate us with no increase in fare. Very convenient downtown Victoria arrival.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes I get carsick and seasick but this was not an issue on the ferry. I did take Dramamine but then I always do. Beautiful scenery and you can sit in many lounges and relax. Nice washrooms and clean seats in the lounges. I booked...More

Thank alohagirl20162016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got in line with no hassle's, boarded quickly. Walked around the ferry and got some really great pictures. I rang the big bell up front on the hull. Was really fun

Thank 168coreyk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the ferry from Port Angeles for the first time to go to Victoria. The ride is very smooth and i am definitely going to use it again the next time i go visit the city. Ferry is pet friendly....

Thank Nydia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're taking a car, be sure to make a reservation in advance & arrive early as the ferry fills up quickly. The sailing was smooth and the staff was friendly.

Thank TheRichardsonFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heading north the ferry allows you to avoid Seattle which is often a traffic nightmare. Reserve on line because it is often full. Figure on 2 hours 20 from Olympia.

Thank canuck22SanFrancisco
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eva l
July 2, 2018|
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Response from DavidnMarion | Reviewed this property |
Protravel of White Rock, has your answer. 5 mins. walk from the Coho dock.
Judy D
June 19, 2018|
Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Yes, it can be less if you disconnect and drive two separate vehicles on and off the ferry. However, you must drive both vehicles individually through Customs and re-connect once you are safely past the Customs area. Here... More
June 6, 2018|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
We welcome our furry passengers too! We allow well-behaved pets in the main lounge, solarium and outside decks, and also allow them to remain in vehicles. Pets (except certified service animals) are not allowed in the... More