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Ferry Day Trip From Seattle
Ferry Day Trip From Seattle

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
  • Meal baskets or refreshing beverages are available for purchase
  • Choose from a 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

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 the 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 the time of booking if you need to bring a bike or dog on board
  • A Passport, Passport Card, Enhanced Driver’s 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 travellers 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 travelling with an infant 11 months or younger please include their name and date of birth in the reservation
  • FRS Clipper’s Comfort and Vista Class seating is available for upgrade.
  • Please call the 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 the day of the week and time of year.