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  1. Punch Card Sales on Lummi Island Press Release

    The next three Island punch card sales dates are: March 7, 2018, April 4, 2018 and May 2, 2018. Additional Info...
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Lummi Island Punch Card Sales

All Lummi Island punch cards will be available for purchase at the Lummi Island Ferry Office on:

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 12:00 PM to 3:15 PM
  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 12:00 PM to 3:15 PM
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 12:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Current needs based customers can purchase their tickets there too.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT RESERVATIONS!  This is a First-Come, First-Served ferry. (Schedule)

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Lummi Island Sunset - Ferry
Lummi Island Welcome Sign
Lummi Island Ferry
Whatcom County Public Works Ferry Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Whatcom Chief. This ferry serves Lummi Island residents, visitors, and businesses, transporting over 171,343 passengers for 2013. This same period has seen vehicle or passenger car trips of 103,695 and total vehicles transported of 106,620.
Seasonal Variations
Ridership shows strong seasonal variations. July and August remain the busiest months with over 10% of all vehicle and pedestrian trips occurring in each of these months. The permanent resident population is over 900 and during the summer swells to over 2,000.