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Black Ball Ferry Line

430 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9, Canada
+1 250-386-2202
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SHH! Do not tell a soul, brother !

A real nice day trip to Port Angeles, WA, is probably more satisfying when you travel FREE ON YOUR... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gregor c
Victoria, Canada
Got us off the island

We were scheduled to leave on a ferrry from Sidney to Anacortes and received a text saying it was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
South Jordan, Utah
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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!
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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

A real nice day trip to Port Angeles, WA, is probably more satisfying when you travel FREE ON YOUR BIRTHDAY!! Show up with valid Canuck ID, pay $ 20 and sail for an hour to this funky burg of 20 000. Hit the Underground Tour...More

Thank gregor c
MVCohoFerry, Manager at Black Ball Ferry Line, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear gregor c, Thank you for taking the time to review our ferry service. It is wonderful to hear you could take advantage of our Free Birthday Fare promotion. The program ends May 31, 2018, so we are glad you enjoyed it in its final...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were scheduled to leave on a ferrry from Sidney to Anacortes and received a text saying it was cancelled because of engine issues. We were able to make arrangements with Black ball for a ferry to Port Angelos the following morning. Had to take...More

Thank Carolee054
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to take your car to Victoria, this is the way to do it. Great for a day-trip or a multi-nighter. Smooth sailing all the way.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry from Victoria to Port Angeles for a long weekend. The ferry gets you there, but it really is an old ship with just average comfort (in terms of seats, in terms of WiFi not working, in terms of food options). If...More

Thank Andy Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went this route without any particular advice, but the crew and overall experience was very good. The only thing to be aware of is that the vehicles are tightly fit into the ferry, so, on the return, my wife had to climb out my...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful ferry ride! Beautiful scenery. Staff was wonderful. Had lunch on ferry. There were many choices and it was great. Wonderful way to travel.

Thank Maevecc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made online advanced reservations and paired with a hotel for great savings. Easy on and off, on schedule. Purchased a bottle of Grand Marnier in Duty Free on the way back to the US for a great price. We saw whales briefly on our...More

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is professional and the ferry stays on schedule. Very easy to navigate the lines, procedures, and customs. I would not hesitate to use and recommend this service. Near the middle it does get choppy, so if you are sensitive I would recommend taking...More

Thank mysteryb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfortable and not too crowded. We walked on. The price is very reasonable for a round trip ticket for 2 persons. There is food on board but we did not have any. I also understand there is a duty free shop on board too but...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a one way trip from Nanaimo to Vancouver via Black Ball Ferry Line and the experience was really easy. Get a reservation in advance as excursions can fill up quickly. Getting a reservation on line is easy. The views from the deck of...More

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6 June 2017|
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Response from Wayne M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry mate but we did it all the B&B way in the states. Airport Road Self Storage at 4114 S Airport Rd, Port Angeles has outdoor storage pretty cheap bout 30 bucks for a month aure they could accomodate a week ph: 1 (360... More
25 May 2017|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
Oh, I misread. Thought you said where it left from! To drive from Spokane I'd drive straight across the state on I-90 to downtown Seattle and take the Bainbridge Island ferry. It's the most direct. Time the Seattle traffic... More
25 May 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Hi Deb, If you would like to leave your car in Port Angeles, parking is available in numerous privately operated lots within 1 or 2 blocks from our Port Angeles ferry terminal. Prices range from $8 - $15 per day. Downtown... More