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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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Fun trip

This is a fun trip at a reasonable price. We went from Port Angeles to Victoria British Columbia... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sedona, Arizona
via mobile
Great all around

Haven't been on the ferry for a few years, but it's just as great each time. Very easy to reserve... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith A
Astoria, United States
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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!
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun trip at a reasonable price. We went from Port Angeles to Victoria British Columbia and enjoyed our visit in the city. Lots of things to see and do.

Thank SergioGPF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been on the ferry for a few years, but it's just as great each time. Very easy to reserve ahead of time, also got motel package. The Oswego Hotel is so close to terminal and convenient for walking. Wished we'd also purchased tickets for...More

Thank Judith A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice trip to Victoria, the ferry is very clean, well run and the staff were friendly and informative. The trip back to Pt. Angeles at 7:30pm was a little rough due to large waves across the Strait but the Captain kept the large vessel steady...More

Thank Amber F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick, reasonable way to get to Victoria. Easy walk to restaurants and shops once off the ferry and if you want to go to the gardens, there are buses right outside the terminal. 90 minute crossing from port angeles. You can easily go over for...More

Thank pennynurse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I bought one of the Black Ball package deals that included round trip on the ferry for the two of us, plus two nights' stay at the Inn at Laurel Point and two entry tickets to Butchart Gardens. Our hotel room was excellent, and the...More

1  Thank PortAngelesGuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always fun to use the Coho. After leaving our car in one of the parking lots near the ferry in Port Angeles we enjoy to travel as walk-on passengers. Great feeling; fresh air, outside, or ample seating inside the good-sized vessel. Great photo-ops when entering...More

Thank VSGarron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I only pay 72$ round trip for walk on. It is a very simply ferry. The food kind of sucks, the coffee really sucks, but they have a decent book selection in their gift shop and I always poke in and have...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably should have bought return ticket in BC with US$ for a possible discount, vs a round trip ticket all from US side...not sure, research may have proved a better selection for ticketing.More

Thank edwardv485
MVCohoFerry, Manager at Black Ball Ferry Line, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear edwardv485, Thank you for taking the time to review our ferry service. We would like to assure you that our ferry pricing is the same at both of our ferry terminals in Port Angeles, WA and Victoria, BC. For convenience, passengers with round trip...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never done this ferry route before and booked way in advanced since sailings per day are limited. Got there about 30 minutes before we needed to be there and got a great spot (we were the sixth car off the ferry and just as quickly...More

Thank JetsettinDaisy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled from Victoria, BC to Port Angeles, WA. The trip was very enjoyable with comfortable seats and beautiful views. There was an area where you could get a light meal and something to drink. The staff was very friendly which always making traveling pleasant.

Thank Gigiandjerry
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
If I make a reservation can I cancel it without a penalty?
17 May 2017|
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Response from ranger002us | Reviewed this property |
Here is the BBF cancellation policy 4. Our refund policy is as follows: a) The reservation fee is NON-REFUNDABLE, unless we cancel your sailing and are unable to place you on a subsequent sailing. b) The cost of unused... More
sandra y
where can i park car in portangeles fpr a few days while i walkon ferryand stay in Victoria for 2 nights?
5 April 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, There are multiple lots within a block and a half of the terminal, ranging in price from $8-15 per day. The least expensive are near the corner of Oak and Front Streets. There are also other places in town... More
Nancy H
Why do they have to park the cars so close together? If you are a larger person it makes,it very difficult to get out of the car. Any way this can be remedied?
9 March 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, Anyone with mobility issues may identify themselves to our staff at the terminal and we will happily assist. We even provide wheelchair or walking ramp service for those who prefer it. Alternatively, you may tell... More