Since starting service in 1986, Clipper Vacations has created unique Pacific Northwest travel experiences for more than 8 million customers! Whether you travel to vibrant Victoria, BC on our Seattle to Victoria ferry, take a Seattle whale watching trip to San Juan Island, hop aboard a train from Seattle to Vancouver or take a sea and sky adventure, Clipper Vacations has the team to help you plan the perfect getaway.
Local Travel Experts, Concierge Service
Our award-winning local staff of Pacific Northwest travel experts takes pride in vetting each mode of transportation, hotel, tour and activity to ensure that we provide you with inside knowledge and recommendations to create memorable trips and exciting experiences.
Our 31 years of vast local expertise means we focus on the details of each of our destinations, from the best family hotel pool to the finest place to grab a macchiato. Our travel experts are only a phone call away at 1-800-888-2535.
A Sleek, Seamless Journey
Our high-speed Clipper catamarans provide a relaxing and scenic cruise experience. Travel seamlessly between Seattle and Victoria, on a less than three-hour ride through the Salish Sea. Skip the driving and get ready for an easy and convenient border crossing within our terminals.
We’re also the only whale watching service that lets you travel direct to San Juan Island from Seattle. As you wind your way through the islands, you’ll have a chance to meet orca, minke and humpback whales!
Locally-Sourced Meal Options
A selection of locally-sourced and freshly prepared meals, such as handmade sandwiches on Macrina Bakery bread, Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt parfait and light snacks are available for purchase on board (sample Victoria Clipper V menu) as well as a full range of beverages options, including locally-distilled spirits.
The Clipper Café is located at Pier 69, offering Caffe Vita coffee, breakfast sandwiches, Blazing Bagels, fresh salads and sandwiches for purchase prior to departure or to take on board to enjoy en route.
"Clipper staff are easy to talk to and willing to answer any and all questions. They make booking hotels and excursions a snap! We will be traveling on the Victoria Clipper again soon!"
- Monica D., Olympia, WA
"Skilled professionals took all the worry out and I felt like my vacation started the moment I handed over my luggage. Thank you Victoria Clipper."
- Carl S., Renton, WA
"The service onboard and at either dock was exceptional! My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our experience with Clipper Vacations!"
- Mike T.