Port Townsend – San Juan Island Passenger Ferry
Travel between two of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic destinations! Running May 2 – September 26, this official Washington state ferry route connects Port Townsend and Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. We depart Port Townsend at 9am, and arrive at Friday Harbor for lunch. We depart Friday Harbor between 1pm-3:30pm (call our office for that day’s departure time), and arrive back in Port Townsend by 5pm.
- Heading to San Juan Island for a kayak tour? No problem. We are happy to transport your kayak on the boat for a small fee.
- Planning to bike around San Juan Island? No problem. For a small fee, we can take your bicycle too!
As of August 16, 2021, per guidance from Jefferson County Department of Public Health, all guests must wear facemasks over nose and mouth when inside the vessel. PSE does not provide masks, so please be sure to bring masks with you!
Note: For confirmed trips, any cancellation 48 hours prior to departure incurs a $10 charge. Changes to confirmed reservations within 48 hours are subject to a $10 per person rescheduling fee. After 48 hours, there are no refunds available.
CHECK-IN (Port Townsend) Travelers must be checked-in no later than 45 minutes prior to sailing. Boarding closes 15 minutes before departure. Due to stringent departure requirements, late arrivals will be cancelled with no refunds.
CHECK-IN (Friday Harbor) Travelers must call our office (360-385-5288) no later than 12:30pm to find that day’s exact departure time, and be at the dock no later than 15 minutes before departure. Due to stringent departure requirements, late arrivals will be cancelled with no refunds.
30 minutes prior to departure, check in at the PSE Office in Port Townsend.
Right out the office front door, we board the comfy 70-seat Glacier Spirit.
Your safety is our number one priority – once aboard, your captain will tell you everything you need to know to enjoy your trip.
The Glacier Spirit leaves Point Hudson in the Victorian Seaport of Port Townsend. A great destination for a day, weekend, or longer. Our round trip tour departs Port Townsend at 9am and heads across the magnificent Strait of Juan de Fuca, to the San Juan Islands. Along the way, the natural history and wildlife are pointed out by our trained marine naturalist.
Don’t miss a PSE exclusive – Sherri’s famous blueberry buckle – made fresh daily and available in our galley.
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