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Ferries from Bellingham

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Ferries from Bellingham

Hi, I want to visit this area in late May 2012 and am considering a ferry "cruise". I travel on the CHEAP. I want to see whales and otters in particular. Is the ferry to Vancouver island enough? I'll have about a week. All advice appreciated.

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11. Re: Ferries from Bellingham

There is no ferry from Bellingham to Friday Harbor. The Bellingham ferry discussed above goes to Alaska. You can catch a Washington State Ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor, or a Clipper boat from Seattle.

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12. Re: Ferries from Bellingham

There is a passenger only boat in the summer from Bellingham out here to San Juan island. Info on that:

San Juan Cruises

355 Harris Ave., Suite 104


(800) 443-4552

(360) 738-8099

Website: http://www.whales.com/

Bellingham to Friday Harbor Travel, San Juan Islands

From their web site "On our San Juan Adventure day cruise from Bellingham, passengers enjoy our narrated tour of the San Juan Islands, whale watching, a 2-hour stop in Friday Harbor, and a home-style lunch"

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Thanks Drifting, I was hoping to find a plain ferry, with out the narration.

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14. Re: Ferries from Bellingham

Doesn't exist, archana. If it isn't on the pull down menu, there isn't one.

From Bellingham, take I-5 or the Chuckanut drive down to 26 and head out to Anacortes. Then you can take a ferry to Friday Harbor. If you have no car, check out Bellaire Charters. If you can get to Mt. Vernon I think you can get to Anacortes by bus.

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Thanks, I'll look into anacortes.

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ask me anything about the area I live here and know it well

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