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Historic Plover Ferry

235 Marine Dr, Blaine Visitor's Dock, Gate II, Blaine Harbor, Blaine, WA 98230-4001
+1 360-332-5742
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Great price - $5.00

Read about the Plover before you go if you're interested in history, the Captain isn't a tour... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
JEF419
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Bellingham, Washington
nice boat ride

Nice boat ride around the bay with views the harbor, birds, seals & Mt. Baker. I was disappointed... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Harold W
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Upland, California
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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235 Marine Dr, Blaine Visitor's Dock, Gate II, Blaine Harbor, Blaine, WA 98230-4001
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Read about the Plover before you go if you're interested in history, the Captain isn't a tour guide. If you don't care about the history, kick back and enjoy a great tour of the harbor with Mt Baker In the background. You get dropped off...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nice boat ride around the bay with views the harbor, birds, seals & Mt. Baker. I was disappointed that the skipper didn't do any narration of what we were seeing or of the history of the boat. When you arrive at the other side, you...More

Thank Harold W
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was a delightful trip around Drayton Harbor. The boat is small, but it's nice that they have open windows down below. The scenery on a sunny day is breathtaking! Seeing seals sunning themselves on the docks was a bonus! Enjoyed this very much!! Great...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were on our sailboat for the Fourth of July docked at the Semiahmoo Marina and took the boat ride across the Harbor for a walk to Blaine Harbor and then to get ice cream at Edaleen Dairy. The boat ride was full both going...More

1  Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a good way to view seals, eagles ,fishing boats, pleasure crafts and get a little cruise.Return trips are avaiable. Pay by donation.

1  Thank Gweneth N
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The old passenger commuter , the little boat that could. Restored to is past glory . It operates on donations for a trip Blaine harbor to Semiahmoo . Along the way you venture out of the harbor and then a cruise by the harbor seals...More

1  Thank Tim L
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

It is pretty small, but it takes you through Blaine harbour past the breakwater past the marina and along the way you see colonies of sea gulls nesting and the same with cormorants. As the Plover proceeds, you go past some barges and docks where...More

1  Thank Bert W
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

The little boat does a very nice tour of the harbor. Excellent mountain and seaside views. Lots of seabirds and seals to be seen.

Thank David U
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We did this ride with our 2 year old and he loved it. Totally made his day. The wait can be long at both the sides depending on how many people are boarding. When we reached Blaine, it felt like a dead town with no...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our family has taken this "journey" many times in the past years. It was what brought us to Blaine the 1st time many yrs. ago after reading about it on the internet! Captain Richard truly makes it an adventure.

1  Thank NonaCarole
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Donna G
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Per their website.... Departs on the hour from the Blaine Visitor's Dock, Gate II Blaine Harbor. Departs on the half-hour from the Plover Dock at Resort Semiahmoo. The Ferry operates during the summer months, beginning on... More
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