About the Clipper
Clipper, operator of Clipper Vacations, is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for more than eight million customers.
Clipper offers the only direct fast ferry service between Seattle and Victoria, BC—the Victoria Clipper. The ferry operates year-round service, round-trip 1 time per day. With the exception of trips in mid-May through mid-September, when 2 daily round-trip services are available.
The ferry features three classes of service. Economy, Vista Class, and a Comfort Class upgrade on the upper deck, featuring sweeping views and spacious seating along with complimentary snacks, coffee and tea.
The voyage between Seattle and Victoria takes 2 hours and 45 minutes, allowing just enough time to enjoy a selection of locally-sourced meals or a good book. Sightseeing and other activities may be booked en route to your destination. We take pride in vetting each mode of transportation, hotel and activity personally, so we can provide you with inside knowledge and recommendations to create memorable trips.
A less than three-hour scenic cruise on the Victoria Clipper lands you in the heart of Victoria. This beautiful town is one of the most walkable cities in North America. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, this treasure of a town preserves the spirit of England with colonial architecture, an endless supply of lush gardens and a shimmering waterfront that houses an array of farm-to-table restaurants and boutiques filled with locally-produced goods.
Voted as #7 Top 25 Best Cities in the World by the 2016 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Survey and ranked the 9th Best City in the United States and Canada by Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards in 2015, Victoria uniquely offers a mix of old-world charm and new world experiences. With endless quiet pathways, ample micro-breweries and an array of outdoor adventures, it’s easy to see why people regularly fall in love with Victoria.
- 254 Belleville Street Victoria
- 10 min walk
- from Victoria's downtown waterfront