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- SAVE 20% or more on round-trip Victoria Clipper fast ferry when booking 2-nights or more in Victoria. Kids 11 and under are half-price adult fare!
- View mammal-eating transient orcas, humpback and minke whales as well as harbor seals and an array of seabirds!
- Perfect for a quick weekend escape!
About this Trip
Cruise through the waters of the Salish Sea and experience the wonders of the Pacific Northwest with an overnight getaway from Seattle that includes a Victoria whale watching tour.
Explore the sparkling waters of Victoria and get up close and personal with transient orcas, humpback and minke whales as well as porpoises, sea lions and more! Enjoy the rest of your time soaking in Victoria’s British charms for a weekend to remember!
Your Victoria vacation begins with a scenic cruise on the Victoria Clipper fast ferry from downtown Seattle that will land you in the heart of the breathtaking Inner Harbor. Upon arrival, hop an exhilarating three-hour whale watching tour.
With an expert onboard naturalist as your guide, cruise through the waters of the Salish Sea while on the lookout for transient orcas, humpback whales and more! Enjoy the evening on your own to check out a few of the city’s gems:
Enjoy a delicious brunch at one of the many excellent restaurants scattered around the city. Spend the rest of your day exploring Victoria before returning to Seattle in the evening.
Hop on a bike and peddle along the scenic Dallas Road waterfront, picnic in Beacon Hill Park, say “hello” to the harbor seals at the popular Fisherman’s Wharf, explore the stunning Craigdarroch Castle or discover a few of our other favorite activities:
For more ideas, see 150 things to do in Victoria
Prices vary by season. Prices listed are minimum prices per adult. All applicable taxes included.
• Guests on whale watch tour must be able to handle a few stairs and possibly a steep ramp depending upon tides.
• Meet whale watching group at 645 Humboldt St., next to the Miniature World. Be there 30 minutes prior to scheduled tour.
• Children pay 50% of adult fare when booked in conjunction with an overnight package
• Pricing in USD and may vary based on actual travel dates
• Best available rates based on 7-day minimum advance purchase
• Rates may be higher per segment of travel for Fri and Sat departures from Seattle and Sun departures from Victoria
• Passport, Passport Card or EDL required when crossing an international border
• A fuel surcharge, port and security fee may be added to all Victoria / Seattle fares
• Restrictions apply, subject to change
"There couldn’t possibly be an easier way to travel. I arrived relaxed and ready for my day outing. The same was true on the journey home. Good job Clipper!"
- Helen L., Los Angeles, CA TripAdvisor
"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 Yelp
"This was a great way to get to Victoria, BC for a day of whale watching."
- Matt M., Oklahoma City, OK TripAdvisor