A Speedy Passenger-Only Ferry Ride

Planning a trip from Seattle to San Juan Island? Skip the long drive from Seattle and ferry lines in Anacortes! Instead, walk on direct from downtown Seattle aboard our high-speed San Juan Clipper catamaran for a quick and easy ferry ride to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The easiest, fastest way to get from Seattle to the San Juans!

 Meet the REAL locals and go behind the scenes with Clipper on our Seattle Whale Watching tour to the San Juan Islands.

Seattle to Friday Harbor
depart
arrive
2017
Seattle
Friday Harbor
June 15 - September 4 (Daily)
8:15 a.m.
11:45 a.m.
September 5 - October 8 (Saturday & Sunday Only)
8:15 a.m.
11:45 a.m.

Notes

Optional Whale & Sealife Search 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Northbound sailing via Deception Pass. Southbound direct from Friday Harbor to Seattle. Times are approximate to allow for optimal whale viewing.

Vessel substitutions and/or weather could affect route & sailing times. Schedule subject to WUTC approval. Subject to change.

depart
arrive
2017
Friday Harbor
Seattle
June 15 - September 4 (Daily)
5:00 p.m.
7:45 p.m.
September 5 - October 8 (Saturday & Sunday Only)
5:00 p.m.
7:45 p.m.

Notes

Optional Whale & Sealife Search 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Northbound sailing via Deception Pass. Southbound direct from Friday Harbor to Seattle. Times are approximate to allow for optimal whale viewing.

Vessel substitutions and/or weather could affect route & sailing times. Schedule subject to WUTC approval. Subject to change.

Advance Purchase
1-11 years
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
June 15 to September 4 (Mon)
$126
$25
$166
$83
June 15 to September 4 (Tue-Thu)
$99
$25
$166
$83
June 15 to September 4 (Fri-Sun)
$138
$25
$166
$83
September 5 to October 8 (Sat-Sun)
$99
$25
$112
$72
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
June 15 to September 4
$121
$60.50
September 5 to October 8 (Sat-Sun)
$73
$52.50
Advance Purchase
1-11 years
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
June 15 – Sept 4 (Mon - Thur)
$87.50
$0
$94
$60.50
June 15 – Sept 4 (Fri - Sun)
$97.50
$0
$100
$50
Sept 5 – Oct 8 (Sat -Sun only)
$81
$0
$94
$47
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
May 19 – October 8
$55
$27.50
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
May 19 to October 8
$75
$37.50

Departs Friday Harbor at 12:00 pm and returns at 2:30 pm. Please call for reservations and availability.

Whale sightings guaranteed: If you do not see whales during the Whale & Sealife Search, you will receive a coupon for a complimentary trip.

CHILDREN (1-11 yrs old): $25 with 1-day advance purchase round-trip adult fares when booked in conjunction with whale watching or an overnight package. 1 child per paying adult, additional children at an extra cost.

Advisory: Due to the time spent on the boat during this nearly 12 hour San Juan Island day trip with Whale Watching, it is not recommended for children under 6. Adults traveling with young children should plan accordingly by bringing books, videos, games, toys etc. to assist in keeping them occupied. There is a great deal to see throughout the day but it may be more than a young child can appreciate.

Prices are in US Dollars and include tax. 1-day advance purchase, date and voyage restrictions may apply. Child fare not available for youth groups. Changes or cancellations received 2 or more days before tour start date are fully refundable. 1 day prior to tour start date, the reservation is non-refundable.

A $2.60 pp/RT Port fee and $2 pp/RT security fee will be added to all Friday Harbor fares, until further notice.

NOTE: Ferry Service between Seattle/Victoria, BC and Seattle/San Juan Island are passenger service only. No vehicles.

Fares subject to WUTC approval but may include a whale watching component not subject to UTC.

Subject to change.

Seattle

Seattle Ferry Terminal

2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-5000

DIRECTIONS

Nearby parking

Bell Street Pier Garage

Entrances on:
9 Wall St & 2323 Elliott Ave

Garage hours:
6:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Cost: $10.00 per calendar day for Clipper passengers. Must obtain parking validation from the Victoria Clipper terminal. Garage has a height restriction of 6’6″

DIRECTIONS

Friday Harbor

Friday Harbor ferry terminal

Spring Street Pier – Friday Harbor
81 Front Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

DIRECTIONS

Overview

A Speedy Passenger-Only Ferry Ride

Planning a trip from Seattle to San Juan Island? Skip the long drive from Seattle and ferry lines in Anacortes! Instead, walk on direct from downtown Seattle aboard our high-speed San Juan Clipper catamaran for a quick and easy ferry ride to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The easiest, fastest way to get from Seattle to the San Juans!

 Meet the REAL locals and go behind the scenes with Clipper on our Seattle Whale Watching tour to the San Juan Islands.

Ferry Schedule

depart
arrive
2017
Seattle
Friday Harbor
June 15 - September 4 (Daily)
8:15 a.m.
11:45 a.m.
September 5 - October 8 (Saturday & Sunday Only)
8:15 a.m.
11:45 a.m.

Notes

Optional Whale & Sealife Search 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Northbound sailing via Deception Pass. Southbound direct from Friday Harbor to Seattle. Times are approximate to allow for optimal whale viewing.

Vessel substitutions and/or weather could affect route & sailing times. Schedule subject to WUTC approval. Subject to change.

depart
arrive
2017
Friday Harbor
Seattle
June 15 - September 4 (Daily)
5:00 p.m.
7:45 p.m.
September 5 - October 8 (Saturday & Sunday Only)
5:00 p.m.
7:45 p.m.

Notes

Optional Whale & Sealife Search 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Northbound sailing via Deception Pass. Southbound direct from Friday Harbor to Seattle. Times are approximate to allow for optimal whale viewing.

Vessel substitutions and/or weather could affect route & sailing times. Schedule subject to WUTC approval. Subject to change.

Travel Fares

Advance Purchase
1-11 years
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
June 15 to September 4 (Mon)
$126
$25
$166
$83
June 15 to September 4 (Tue-Thu)
$99
$25
$166
$83
June 15 to September 4 (Fri-Sun)
$138
$25
$166
$83
September 5 to October 8 (Sat-Sun)
$99
$25
$112
$72
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
June 15 to September 4
$121
$60.50
September 5 to October 8 (Sat-Sun)
$73
$52.50
Advance Purchase
1-11 years
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
June 15 – Sept 4 (Mon - Thur)
$87.50
$0
$94
$60.50
June 15 – Sept 4 (Fri - Sun)
$97.50
$0
$100
$50
Sept 5 – Oct 8 (Sat -Sun only)
$81
$0
$94
$47
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
May 19 – October 8
$55
$27.50
1-11 years
2017
Adult
Child
May 19 to October 8
$75
$37.50

Notes

Departs Friday Harbor at 12:00 pm and returns at 2:30 pm. Please call for reservations and availability.

Whale sightings guaranteed: If you do not see whales during the Whale & Sealife Search, you will receive a coupon for a complimentary trip.

CHILDREN (1-11 yrs old): $25 with 1-day advance purchase round-trip adult fares when booked in conjunction with whale watching or an overnight package. 1 child per paying adult, additional children at an extra cost.

Advisory: Due to the time spent on the boat during this nearly 12 hour San Juan Island day trip with Whale Watching, it is not recommended for children under 6. Adults traveling with young children should plan accordingly by bringing books, videos, games, toys etc. to assist in keeping them occupied. There is a great deal to see throughout the day but it may be more than a young child can appreciate.

Prices are in US Dollars and include tax. 1-day advance purchase, date and voyage restrictions may apply. Child fare not available for youth groups. Changes or cancellations received 2 or more days before tour start date are fully refundable. 1 day prior to tour start date, the reservation is non-refundable.

A $2.60 pp/RT Port fee and $2 pp/RT security fee will be added to all Friday Harbor fares, until further notice.

NOTE: Ferry Service between Seattle/Victoria, BC and Seattle/San Juan Island are passenger service only. No vehicles.

Fares subject to WUTC approval but may include a whale watching component not subject to UTC.

Subject to change.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Seattle

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Seattle Ferry Terminal

2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-5000

DIRECTIONS

Nearby parking

Bell Street Pier Garage

Entrances on:
9 Wall St & 2323 Elliott Ave

Garage hours:
6:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Cost: $10.00 per calendar day for Clipper passengers. Must obtain parking validation from the Victoria Clipper terminal. Garage has a height restriction of 6’6″

DIRECTIONS

Friday Harbor

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Spring Street Pier – Friday Harbor
81 Front Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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"This boat trip was absolutely amazing… The San Juan Islands are a must, aboard the Clipper."

- Jonathan C., Boston, MA
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"Very professional staff. Comfortable boat. Beautiful scenery and whales. What’s not to like?"

- Marty B., Olympia, WA
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"The crew answered all questions with knowledge and confidence. I will return to Friday Harbor via Clipper again this summer"

- Van Nita S.
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