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Black Ball Ferry Line

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Address: 101 E Railroad Ave, Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone Number: (360) 457-4491
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Great sunset

We enjoyed our ferry ride to Victoria and back to Port Angeles. We took the 7:30 PM ride back to PA and we were rewarded with the prettiest longest sunset I've ever seen.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Oregon
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our ferry ride to Victoria and back to Port Angeles. We took the 7:30 PM ride back to PA and we were rewarded with the prettiest longest sunset I've ever seen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Pay for the round trip, it saves time. There is no benefit to pay Canadian on returning from Victoria. The ferry was comfortable and the bathrooms clean. There is a sheltered area outside on deck to watch the scenery

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Deerfield, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Walked on. Service was on time each way. Pàrked our rental car in a local lot for $10. Saved on bus ticket by buying on the boat. I think they are tax free.

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Eugene, Oregon
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I recommend making a reservation in advance just for the sake of worry free travel. We reserved a spot coming from Washington to Victoria and pulled right up and got a spot about an hour before launch. Several eating spots are nearby and I recommend getting something to go if you have just an hour or if you give yourself... More 

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Kingston, United States
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very relaxing ride to & from Victoria. Although I have motion sickness and should have taken Drammamine for ride over. Did take this for return trip and was much better. Ferry personnel very organized and had everything down to an art. Food service available, tickets for various attractions can be purchased as well as various duty-free items. Required to leave... More 

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Sacramento, California
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took the ferry to and from Victoria in August, 2015. Both sailings were pleasant even when the captain had to deal with fog on our return journey. Departure and customs are handled effectively. I especially must compliment the line on arranging for our hotel stay (Embassy Inn in Victoria). The hotel was very reasonably priced and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Fun trip on a ferry! Get there early as the line gets long. Interesting to watch the crew get all the cars and trucks on board and off in a quick efficient manner.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We have travelled on the Black Ball Ferry Line many times over the past few years and much prefer it to the BC Ferries. It may not be fancy dancy - but the staff are all friendly and helpful. We also appreciate that it is "dog friendly" - ie you can actually bring your dog with you and not leave... More 

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Caspar, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

On time, lots of help moving an enormous number of people efficiently and with a minimum of fuss. Easy way to get from the US to Canada.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My family and I took the ferry with our car to Victoria BC. The operations involving getting cars and people onto and off the ship was flawless and very efficient. In addition, I made my car reservation well in advance on line and the online reservation system was far easier to use than the Washington State one. Everyone that we... More 

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