Seattle To San Juan Islands Cruise

Day Trip Or Overnight

Skip the traffic and ferry lines and hop on the San Juan Clipper for the fastest and easiest way to travel from downtown Seattle to the San Juan Islands. After a fun and scenic ride, you will arrive in the beautiful and historic Friday Harbor. Check out the many delicious restaurants and open-air markets around town or experience the great outdoors by bird watching, biking, beachcombing or hiking. Add on a hotel and enjoy more time to explore or use the island as a gateway for an adventure to the nearby Orcas, Lopez and Shaw Island as well as Victoria, BC!

Check out our Clipper Vacations Magazine feature 10 Photos that Will Inspire Your Next San Juan Island Adventure to help plan your trip!

About This Trip


June 15 - September 4, 2017 Daily

September 5 - October 8, 2017 Saturday & Sunday


Day Trip or Overnight

What's Included

  • Round trip San Juan Clipper cruise between downtown Seattle and Friday Harbor
  • Souvenir Explorer Guidebook to the San Juan Islands
  • Comfortable seats and tables,Ivar’s famous chowder,snacks and gift shop items available for purchase on board
  • Propeller-free boat for a quiet ride
  • All applicable taxes


Pricing in USD and may vary based on actual travel dates

1-day advance purchase, date and voyage restrictions may apply

A $2.60 pp / RT Port fee and a security fee will be added to all San Juan fares

Subject to change

Day 1

Seattle to Friday Harbor via San Juan Clipper

Cruise out of downtown Seattle’s Pier 69 in the morning and soak in breathtaking scenery on your journey from Seattle to Friday Harbor. Catch sight of the stately Cascade range as you clip past the eastern coast of Whidbey Island and glide under the impressive and historic Deception Pass. Upon your arrival in Friday Harbor, settle into the slower pace of Island life and wander the town’s picturesque streets, stop by Lime Kiln State Park for stunning views of historic landmarks and the chance to spot some whales or go an exhilarating Sea Kayaking Adventure.

Day 2

(Optional) Add an overnight stay while booking to extend your trip

Add on a hotel room when booking and have another day to see more of Friday Harbor with a visit to Pelindaba Lavender Farm and wine tasting at San Juan Vineyard. You can also explore the rest of the San Juans Islands and venture out to the nearby Orcas, Lopez and Shaw Islands. See our list of 25 Things to Do in Friday Harbor and the San Juan Islands for more ideas.

For help customizing your San Juan Islands vacation package, please call Clipper Vacations at 1-800-888-2535.