Thanksgiving (Nov 28) and day after (Nov 29) will follow printed and online one-boat holiday ferry schedule. Saturday and Sunday will follow normal weekend schedule. View Thanksgiving weekend ridership statistics to plan your trip.
Vehicles, drivers, and passengers must be in position with tickets 20 minutes prior to departure times or they may not be allowed aboard the ferry.
Passengers departing Ketron Island must make a reservation a minimum of 60 minutes in advance by calling (253) 588-1950.
Thanksgiving Weekend Ridership
The chart below shows ferry ridership from last year's Thanksgiving holiday period. This information should be helpful in planning your holiday travel plans this year. Peak ridership times should be similar this year.
Use the scroll bar to see all days, or select specific days and route direction on the right.
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2019 Observed Holidays
New Year's Eve and Day
Memorial Day Weekend (Friday and Monday only)
Independence Day (July 3, 4, and 7)
Labor Day Weekend (Friday and Monday only)
Thanksgiving Day and Day After
Christmas Eve and Day
Extreme low tides
Oversize and low vehicles may be restricted during times of extremely low tides – these are tides of zero feet and below. Vehicles with low-hanging parts (bumpers, hitches, etc.) and extended overhangs from the rear axle (such as recreational vehicles) may be denied access to the ferry during extreme low tides.
The Anderson Island Ferry Committee met Thursday, August 22. Anne-marie Marshall-Dody, interim Airport and Ferry manager, attended the meeting and provided proposals for two schedule options to start the conversation with ferry riders.