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Washington State Ferries

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Neighbourhood: Belltown
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Address: 801 Alaskan Way, Pier 52, Seattle, WA 98104-1410
Phone Number:
+1 206-464-6400
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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great trip overlooking the bay

Took the ferry as a morning trip. Sun was shining Great views over the bay area. Very economic ($7/ roundtrip)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the ferry as a morning trip. Sun was shining Great views over the bay area. Very economic ($7/ roundtrip)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great way to see all the great sites of the city with great narration. The information on the ports shipping containers was mind boggling.

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must do day trip to experience the San Juan Islands. Drive to Anacortes and park the car. Buy walk-on passenger tickets. Buy tickets for ferry that stops at Shaw, Lopez, Orcas & San Juan Island. Walk off at Friday . Walk around town & have lunch. Catch Eastbound ferry back to Anacortes. You should have about 3-hr stay in Friday... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For me, riding the ferry, any ferry is a treat! Check for need of a reservation. Don't miss the chance to ride, even if you just walk on!

Thank Lccdesign
SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the most wonderful trip a visitor can experience to see the mountains of the olympics and the waters of puget sound

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful cruise from Seattle to Bainbridge Island! Easy access to the ferry from the public parking lot which is located across the street. The ferry tickets are quite reasonably priced $8+ for adult and $4+ for senior. The cost to park the car was almost the same price. The ferry ride is only 35 minutes each way and offers a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The ferry to Bainbridge island was quick and easy.All of the employees were very helpful.Only downside is the schedule can have small gaps in between ferries if you miss it

Thank MA02129
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While in Seattle you see these ferry boats going back and forth across Puget Sound and we decided to take a ride. For $ 8.60 each, we booked fare to Bainbridge Island. What a great trip to see Seattle from the water, great photo ops. The mountains pop up from behind the hi-rises and you can see them surround the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I took Bremerton to Seattle ferry, the views were spectacular as Mt Rainier was out in all her glory. The ferry was clean as was the men's restroom. The snack bar was open and the cheese burger was very good. I used to commute on this ferry from 2004-2008 and the food is much better. My trip was a very... More 

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Honolulu, HI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Traveled from Port Orchard to Seattle via foot ferry then Bremerton-Seattle Ferry and back. Easy as pie (not sure what that means). Total cost $12.10 per person. Why do it? Because you're in Seattle. You can get stuck in traffic and hunt for parking in every major city, do something different. There is something to be said about stress reduction.... More 

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