Seattle

Same Day Round Trip from Seattle to Victoria

Seattle, USA
Seattle to Victoria Ferry One Way and Roundtrip Tickets
  • 12 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Taking a day trip from Seattle to Victoria, Canada has never been easier. Leave from downtown Seattle to Vancouver Island aboard the Victoria Clipper. The high-speed vessel takes you on a relaxing cruise through Puget Sound to Victoria’s Inner Harbor. This is a passenger-only ferry featuring comfortable seats, a duty-free gift shop, and a cafe with one-way or round-trip options available. Proper identification is needed to cross the border.
  • High-speed passenger ferry from Seattle to Victoria
  • Roomy and comfortable seats for a relaxing ride
  • Shop at the onboard duty-free gift shop
  • Choose from one-way or round-trip option

What's Included

  • Round trip ferry transportation from Seattle to Victoria
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Port Fee
  • Security fee
  • Carry-on luggage
  • Economy Seating
  • Food and beverage available for purchase
  • Checked Luggage - fees apply
  • Comfort & Vista Class upgrade - call Clipper Vacations for pricing and availablity.

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • 2701 Alaskan Wy, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Meet the cruise at Pier 69 bright and early in the morning in the heart of downtown Seattle and relax as you travel in comfort and style to Victoria. Enjoy the cruise through Puget Sound and into the Strait of Juan de Fuca on your way to Victoria's Inner Harbor. 

Wide, comfortable seats provide ample legroom, making your trip easy and relaxing. Some seats have tables so you can enjoy onboard meal baskets or a refreshing beverage right at your seat (meals and beverages are not included). Pass the time by shopping at the onboard duty-free gift shop for gifts, luxuries, and souvenirs. Or step out on the deck and observe the beauty of the passing scenery. The friendly crew can answer all your questions and help you in any way they can. 

Dock at Victoria's Inner Harbor—right in the heart of downtown Victoria. This convenient docking area gives you the freedom to start exploring Victoria on your own the minute you step off the boat.

Return to the dock prior to your departure time, if you've chosen a round-trip option.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a passenger-only ferry service. Autos, etc. are not allowed.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 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.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Persons with a felony may be denied entrance into Canada. A DUI is considered a felony in Canada.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Passengers are allowed 1 small carry on. Checked luggage is $15.00 per piece of luggage, each way.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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
  • FRS 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.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Reviews

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Great trip, but book through FRS directly.
Amanda_P, Mar 2024
The actual boarding and transit experience was fine. Crew was great, and the economy class was comfortable. Only downside was not knowing when the return trip information was and having to go get my tickets both time. If you actually book through FRS clipper you can select or upgrade your seats. Do be at the ferry terminal an hour prior to departure.
I would like to visit again and stay a little bit longer.
Armie_T, Mar 2024
clipper ferry ride was a wonderful experience for the first time. we were able to go on the upper deck to see the view. being in Victoria to see the Buchart Garden was relaxing and enjoyable the touring the place and i am sure to go back to see the flowers in the month of June to July. i recommend to my family and friends to visit Buchart Garden. Just walking around town was lovely.
Not really a tour…
Lamar_T, Feb 2024
Not really a tour. Just a boat ride to Canada. I wish I knew that most of the attractions were closed for the season. Pretty much had to kill 4 hours on my own. The ship administration was decent, and the staff was friendly and efficient, except they kept assigning us seats apart. Wanted to go to Buchart Gardens, but this time of year, the shuttle doesn’t run. $60 dollars each way for an Uber, which doesn’t guarantee you return on time. I think a better description for winter is needed.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
The Clipper V provides ferry service between Seattle and Victoria BC. I'm sorry you were misled that this was a tour. The captain will point out sights along the way as well as whale sighting. Seats are assigned at the time of booking. If we are able to accommodate reassignment we will.
Amazing Day
Karen_P, Feb 2024
We had an amazing time in this trip. Sterling, a crew member, was incredibly kind and gave us suggestions for things to do in Victoria. Our day was perfect!
Clipper to Victoria
Leslie_A, Dec 2023
The trip on the clipper was very comfortable. And the staff were very nice and accommodating. The ride was smooth.
A wonderful trip to Victoria in the Clipper.
Leslie_B, Dec 2023
The Clipper was very nice, clean and an awesome crew. A nice relaxing ride and we were kept informed.
Worthwhile Way to Victoria
Nikki_S, Nov 2023
Smooth boat ride with very accommodating and experienced staff. Food and excursions available for purchase on board. Recommend visiting Victoria in summer as gardens are less impressive (so we were told) in the winter. The hop on hop off bus does not run in November.
Fast and Efficient!
Victoria_G, Oct 2023
Very comfortable voyage, and friendly staff! Loved the views and the commentary from the captain on the different locations as we passed them.
More than we expected
Henry_P, Oct 2023
The whole experience exceeded our expectations. Everything ran on time. The staff at the dock and onboard the ship were welcoming and professional.
Wonderful time in...
Michelle_B, Oct 2023
Wonderful time in Victoria, BC. Cruise operators could have been more clear about timing for passengers to return to ship.
Great experience!
Robin_H, Oct 2023
The crew of the ClipperV were professional yet personable. Helpful and informative. The process of getting to and from our destination was efficient and enjoyable.
First time
Stephanie_M, Oct 2023
The whole experience was beautiful. Victoria is a beautiful town wish we would've planned to stay at least a day over there. Ride to and from was really smooth.
Unique Way To Travel
Jason_W, Oct 2023
The staff were extremely helpful. I would definitely recommend splurging for the comfort plus level. Wonderful views and amenities. Unique way to travel to Victoria.
Smooth ride and excellent crew!
Yuko_N, Oct 2023
My husband and I enjoyed a day trip to Victoria. It was plenty for us to walk around for about 5 hours.
Definitely a worthwhile...
Joseph_C, Sep 2023
Definitely a worthwhile trip and one that I would highly recommend. Every aspect of the trip was enjoyable, from the cruise to the shopping to the eateries. The scenary of Victoria BC is just breathtaking. We traveled around town ia th hop on/hop off tour, something I would highly recommend if you are only staying in Victoria BC for a day. We did upgrade our seats and was a little disappointed that the upgrade was not for the round trip but for only one way. Maybe that is something that should be explained upfront. All in all, the trip from registration, to parking to cruising etc, was hassle free. What a memorable trip!
Amazing experience!
Sweta_c, Sep 2023
It was an amazing experience! The clipper was clean and the seating was very comfortable. It departed at the right time and brought us home at the right time. The experience was really exhilarating and the crew people were all very kind. Thank you for making our trip so enjoyable.
Trip from Seattle to Victoria
Lourdes_A, Sep 2023
Great experience to and from Victoria. I suggest a one or two night stay in Victoria. The only drawback was that the attendants onboard were too slow serving food! I recommend to bring your own!
Pleasant
Rethea_W, Aug 2023
Going on the ride from Seattle to Victoria. The trip was extremely pleasant. The hostess was very, very hospitable, kind.
Victoria Clipper Tour
MATTIE_B, Aug 2023
My most memorable part of this strip was how beautiful the City of Victoria Canada is loved the beautiful flowers delayed throughout the city were beyond gorgeous. If only my garden was such a beautiful place. The food was great the people were quite friendly i would love to visit this city again. Will recommend this tour to my friends and family most definitely.
Seattle to Victoria Day Trip
Rebecca_C, Jul 2023
What a wonderful experience from start to finish. The Clipper was very comfortable ,and the crew attentive. Victoria was beautiful! We did the tour of the Butchart Gardens which was stunningly gorgeous! Highly recommend!
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