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Seattle to Victoria,BC High Speed Passenger Ferry ONE-WAY
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US$107.00*
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Friday Harbor Day Trip & Whale Watching from Seattle
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Since 1986, the Victoria Clipper has been the fastest and most convenient way to travel between Seattle and Victoria, BC and is the only Whale Watching tour departing from downtown Seattle. Victoria Clipper ferries offer direct transportation aboard high speed catamarans between Seattle, WA and Victoria, BC, as well as Whale Watching tours in the San Juans and all inclusive vacation packages in Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver, Whistler and more. No matter what kind of getaway you are looking for, Clipper has a Northwest option for you.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Seattle, WA 98121-1199
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The boat and crew were great but it was a long day. Seven hours to get back and forth from Seattle for two hours of whale watching was not the right pick for our family. We did see whales. They were super cool. But again,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the early crossing to Victoria and visited Butchart Gardens and then stayed overnight at Double Tree in Victoria. It was organised very well by Clipper from start to finish. Clipper driver who drove us from Victoria Pier to Butchart Gardens was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Chrisaw14
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Victoria Clipper was a wonderful way to get to and from Victoria from Seattle. Everyone on the staff from the gate agents to the ship's Captain could not have been more helpful. I was traveling with a baby, and everyone was extremely helpful and...More

Thank Alison B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Clipper Ferry was organized and timely. Staff was friendly, courteous and helpful. Scenic sires ites in route to Victoria were spectacular. Excellent choice of transportation to Victoria.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the seaplane round trip to Victoria and it was so much fun! It only took 45 minutes each way, which gave us more time to spend on the island. We could see the boats in the water and the birds diving down for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent way to go to Victoria either for the day, overnight or for extended days. We did a 2 night trip and never had a dull moment. The boat ride was great...seats are roomy and views breath-taking. Don't check you average carry-on bag. First...More

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KCUMMINS28008
18 June 2018|
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Response from David G | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we have beer, wine, and cocktails available onboard. Please let us know if there are any other questions we can answer for you!
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Hiram D
29 May 2018|
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Response from David G | Property representative |
Hi there, yes absolutely! When you're booking your trip online you can use the dropdown menu to select the number of nights you're looking to stay. You can also feel free to give us a call for booking assistance, we're... More
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Stoyan K
5 May 2018|
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Response from Chris94545 |
Hi there, Well, we are 600 miles away so I have no idea where you would get whale watching tickets. Maybe you could Try calling the Clipper directly? Have a great day
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