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Anderson Island Ferry System Changes Jan 1st 2012

Changes to Anderson Island Ferry Coming.

Anderson Island Ferry Terminal December 2011Starting January 1, 2012 Pierce County is making changes to the Anderson Island ferry service. The ferry that serves Anderson and Ketron Islands will begin to charge new higher fares.

Adults will be charged $5.00 Seniors and disabled passengers will pay $2.50. Children under six ride free. This is the first fare increase for the Anderson Island Ferry since 2008.


Senior citizens and disabled passengers will have new procedures to follow with regards to their identification to receive the lower fares.

The first ferry run will leave Anderson Island at 6:45am on Sundays. There will no longer be a 7:00am Sunday ferry leaving from the island.

Ketron Island residents are now required to make a reservation at least 20 minutes prior to the ferry arriving. To make a ferry reservation call (253) 588-1950.

We covered the proposed fare increases back in November. You can read what we had to say about the Anderson Island Ferry fare increases here.

The Pierce County Ferry System has a flyer that details all of the fare increase and service changes. You can read about the Anderson Island Ferry changes here.

We’re still going to the island as often as possible and hope that we will all of you on Anderson Island in 2012!

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