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Day Trip from Seattle to Victoria on the Victoria Clipper

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Overview
Taking a day trip from Seattle to Victoria, British Columbia, in Canada has never been easier, or more beautiful. Take a day trip to explore the beautiful town of Victoria on the Victoria Clipper, leaving from downtown Seattle. The high-speed Victoria Clipper will take you on a relaxing 3-hour cruise through the Puget Sound to Victoria’s Inner Harbor. This passenger-only ferry features a host of great amenities, like roomy, comfortable seats, an on-board duty-free gift shop and locally sourced food and beverage available for purchase.
Highlights
  • Visit Vancouver Island by ferry, bypassing the long overland trip
  • See wildlife on high-speed ferry between Seattle and Victoria
  • Cruise into the San Juan Islands and the Strait of Juan de Fuca
  • Passenger-only ferry with comforts such as seats, a cafe, and duty-free shop
  • Land right in Victoria’s Inner Harbor, walking distance from top sites
What to Expect
Make your way to Seattle’s Pier 69 for an early morning departure, bringing your US passport, passport card, enhanced driver’s license, or enhanced ID card for arrival in Canada. Settle into a comfortable seat, and enjoy views of the Puget Sound as you cruise to Vancouver Island, watching for whales, seals, and birds along the way. There’s a duty-free shop on board, as well as cafes and outdoor viewing decks. Upon arrival in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, set out for a day of exploring the historic city, the capital of British Columbia, on your own. You might browse downtown shops, visit the Empress Hotel for high tea, or make your way to the sprawling Butchart Gardens just outside of town. At the end of the day, return to the Inner Harbour for the trip back to Seattle, enjoying late evening light as you retrace a path through the San Juan Islands.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2701 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Round trip ferry transportation from Seattle to Victoria
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Port Fee
  • Security fee
  • Carry-on luggage
  • Economy Seating
  • Entry/Admission - Clipper Vacations
Exclusions
  • Food and beverage available for purchase
  • Checked Luggage - fees apply
  • Comfort & Vista Class upgrade - call Clipper Vacations for pricing and availablity.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a passenger-only ferry service. Autos, etc. are not allowed.
  • Restrictions occur with bikes and dogs; you must advise at time of booking if you need to bring a bike or dog on board
  • A US Passport, Passport Card, Enhanced Driver License or an Enhanced ID Card (EDL/ID) is REQUIRED to cross the US/Canadian border by land and sea. A Passport is required for air travel. A Passport Card or EDL/ID are NOT valid for air travel.
  • Persons with a felony may be denied entrance into Canada. A DUI is considered a felony in Canada.
  • Passengers are allowed 1 small carry on. Checked luggage is $15.00 per piece of luggage, each way.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please let us know ahead of time if you need wheelchair accessibility and we will arrange to have you boarded early.
  • If you are traveling with an infant 11 months or younger please include their name and date of birth in reservation
  • Clipper's Comfort and Vista Class seating is available for upgrade. Please call tour provider for pricing and availability.
  • You must advise your citizenship at the time of booking in the "Special Requirements" box. Please also advise full names and dates of birth for all passengers as they appear on passports. Your booking cannot be confirmed without these details.
  • Please plan to arrive 1 hour prior to departure time
  • Departure times vary slightly based on day of week and time of year.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 540 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The young lady hosting Comfort Class was lovely (and has excellent taste in TV shows). Comfort Class is OK although I’m not sure I would bother again. Vista looks like a worthwhile upgrade. There is an incredibly annoying amount of loud announcements attempting to sell...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get there early or you won’t be able to see a thing if seated in the middle. We were not aware, but on the ride up to Victoria, we sat at the window in Vista class and could see everything. Although plenty of crew around,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SusanP3634
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I recently took the ferry from Seattle to Victoria, BC, for the day. What a great experience! The boat was well-appointed and clean. Boarding was well-organized. It was a very enjoyable trip, both coming and going. On the way back to Seattle...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank joan0314
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have given five stars but the boarding process needs improvement. All in all, we enjoyed a lovely trip to and from Victoria.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank ronniecremers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Victoria docking very convenient for walking both directions and best to see. Smooth ride with good views if you are lucky to get an early boarding number. Boarding process on both ends could be improved.

Date of experience: August 2019
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704TonyB
30 August 2019|
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Response from Ajd1005 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can travel with luggage. Not sure if there is an additional cost with luggage. The clipper left at 7:30am from Seattle and left Victoria at 7pm to return to Seattle. It was a great trip! Rent bikes and ride around... More
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704TonyB
30 August 2019|
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Response from Karen F | Reviewed this property |
No fee for small carry on or personal item. There are 3 classes of seating. The lower level is the least expensive seating. That is also where all carry on luggage must be stored. We have little locks we use on ours... More
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3 August 2019|
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Response from Swade1122 |
Leave Seattle around 9am but need to be at pier around 730am and the return boat is 7pm be at pier around 6 to clear customs. The rude back will not be as crowded as ride to Victoria. You want to try to get a window seat... More
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