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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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Painless way to get to Victoria, British Columbia

Yes, you do have to wait to get on this car and passenger ferry. You also have to go through Canada... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Victoria, Canada
Great boat, easy access to downtown Victoria!

Had a great time, vacationing...part of the trip was the crossing from Port Angeles to Victoria... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lynette F
Puget Sound in Washington
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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 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 days ago

Yes, you do have to wait to get on this car and passenger ferry. You also have to go through Canada Customs and Immigration at the other end, in Victoria. In transit the ferry offers a limited snack bar; wine and beer; non alcoholic beverages...More

Thank Freddie754
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great time, vacationing...part of the trip was the crossing from Port Angeles to Victoria, Canada. The boat reservations online also included the option to book a hotel/ferry package. Booked a room, picked up the tickets at the ferry terminal...everything went great! Would definitely...More

Thank Lynette F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first trip on the MV COHO and it really was delightful! The staff was helpful and the trip was lovely

Thank MBGG13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to Victoria to spend the weekend and wanted to bring our car. The options were the Washington State Ferry or Black Ball Ferry Line. The prices were about the same so we thought we'd try Black Ball. We had a reservation and...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ride and timely....professional service. This ferry goes to Victoria and back. It has plenty of room for both vehicles and walk on traffic.

Thank Med1717
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not that we have lots of experience with ferries... but we had to 'line up' 90 minutes prior... and sit in the hot sun. Customs didn't come around for an hour!! Boarding took long- we left late; NO WIFI on the ferry. YES, they advertise...More

Thank TigerSouthCarolina
MVCohoFerry, Manager at Black Ball Ferry Line, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TigerSouthCarolina, Thank you for taking the time to review our ferry service. We were sorry to hear that you found your experience disappointing and hope that we can clarify a few of the concerns you’ve presented. As a private, unsubsidized ferry operator, we work...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our extensive trip of the West Coast of the US and Canada, we thought it would be fun to cross into Canada and back into the US via this ferry. Booked the tickets on line, collected them on the day, the boat...More

Thank Camera H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to go back and forth between Victoria and Port Angeles (and not go through Vancouver or the San Juan Islands), then this is the way to go. The Black Ball is reliable and comfortable. We put our car on and I don't...More

Thank orth1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took at day trip to Victoria. Bought the tickets online and picked them up as we boarded the ferry. We needed to remember our passports. Also needed to fill out a slip of paper for the USCG before boarding. They are very efficient during...More

Thank geraldh463
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk on to the ferry for easy good fun. Staff is awesome, duty free booze with great selection, and you get off right downtown PA and Victoria. This is classic stress free commuting fun.

Thank Dr_Veritas
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5 August 2017|
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Response from JLWells | Reviewed this property |
You can check their website for the info or call them: Port Angeles Terminal Local - Toll Free - 888 993 3779 Victoria Terminal Local - 250 386 2202 Toll Free - 800 264 6475
Jan B
18 July 2017|
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Response from MVCohoFerry | Property representative |
Hi Jan, We don't offer any discounts on ferry fare; however, our package deals offer considerable savings when you combine your hotel and ferry fare. Overnight walk-on packages start at $96 per person based on double... More
14 July 2017|
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Response from janie p | Reviewed this property |
Take your Sea Bands in case the waters are choppy and book the morning Ferry. We didn't see any "barf bag" dispensers on board and our transits were smooth. Have fun!