CLIPPER VACATIONS GETAWAYS!
VICTORIA VANCOUVER & SEATTLE OVERNIGHT & DAY TRIP IDEAS INSIDE!
VALUE SEASON JAN 2020 TO APR 2020 C L IP P E R VA C AT I O N S .C O M Get On Board. Get Away. All Prices USD
About Us YOUR PACIFIC NORTHWEST TRAVEL EXPERTS
For the past 33 years, Clipper has provided custom Northwest travel adventures for more than 8 million travelers. We pride ourselves on enriching customers with insider knowledge and recommendations that deliver exceptional vacation experiences.
Our Destinations Victoria
Victoria / San Juan Clipper 2.75 to 3.25 hours
Kenmore Air / Harbour Air Seaplanes 1.5 hours
Amtrak Cascades 4 hrs
Motorcoach 2 hours
Various Options from 30 minutes to 4 hours
B RITISH C OLUMBIA
Inspired by our surroundings, Clipper's travel experts know what it takes to plan the perfect visit to this region we call home. From sipping world-renowned tea at the iconic Fairmont Empress, to sampling awardwinning eats on a Seattle food tour, we are at the heart of creating memorable experiences for travelers from across the globe. By boat, seaplane, helicopter, charter motor coach, train or car, our award-winning travel experts customize your experience from beginning to end. From ferry and hotels to exciting tours and activities, Clipper also helps you book your full trip at the best available rate. January through April is the best time to travel at a great value while also avoiding peak season crowds. We welcome you to take advantage of the free assistance from our team (206-448-5000, 7am-7pm daily PDT) to help plan your next Northwest travel adventure!
San Juan Islands Victoria
DAV I D G U D G E L CEO, Clipper
CLIPPER MODES OF TRAVEL VICTORIA CLIPPER 2.75 hours
"LOVED GETTING TO RIDE THE NEW CLIPPER. SO NICE AND MODERN. LOTS OF COMFORTABLE SEATING. GREAT SERVICE. VIEWS ARE SPECTACULAR ON THE WAY UP TO VICTORIA, BC!"
AMTRAK CASCADES 4 hours KENMORE AIR / HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES from 45 min to 1.5 hours VARIOUS OPTIONS (Helijet, BC Ferries, Motorcoach) from 30 min to 4 hours
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Victoria Clipper V
Our 525-passenger high-speed, passenger-only Victoria Clipper V vessel provides a scenic and relaxing cruise experience. Victoria Clipper V offers year-round daily service between downtown Seattle and downtown Victoria, BC. Onboard, passengers can enjoy our outside deck, take advantage of our duty-free savings, shop our gift shop or enjoy locally-sourced food and beverage items from our galleys or in-seat attendant service.
CHOOSE YOUR CLASS
VICTORIA CLIPPER V
Victoria Clipper V offers three classes of service including Economy, Vista and Comfort Class. Our Vista Class is located on the upper deck and offers spacious leather seating and big panoramic windows. Our Comfort Class, on the forward part of the upper deck, features priority boarding, a private class cabin, leather seating, complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.
ECONOMY CLASS COMFORT CLASS
"THERE COULDN'T POSSIBLY BE AN EASIER WAY TO TRAVEL. I ARRIVED RELAXED AND READY FOR MY OUTING. THE SAME WAS TRUE ON THE JOURNEY HOME. GOOD JOB CLIPPER!"
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Los Angeles, CA
NEED HELP PLANNING YOUR TRIP? Clipper’s team of locally-based Pacific Northwest travel experts are here for you! From planning your trip on the Clipper ferry to selecting the perfect hotel and fun things to do, we’ve got you covered! Customize any trip to fit your needs with the FREE guidance of our travel experts. Plus, you’ll receive a Best Price Guarantee and SAVE on your Clipper ferry when booking a Victoria hotel package!
CLIPPER VICTORIA HOTELS
BEST WESTERN PLUS CARLTON PLAZA
Victoria From SEATTLE
INN AT LAUREL POINT VICTORIA CLIPPER TERMINAL
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE GREAT EXCHANGE RATE!
Round-trip ferry between Seattle & Victoria via Victoria Clipper Daily departures from Seattle's Pier 69 Vista Class ($10) and Comfort Class ($30) upgrade available (Comfort includes priority boarding, private class cabin, complimentary snacks & beverages) Freshly prepared meal & snack options, gift shop & duty-free shopping available onboard Two decks with comfortable seating and large viewing windows
HOTEL GRAND PACIFIC
COMPARE VALUE SEASON PRICES ON OVERNIGHT PACKAGES (VICTORIA CLIPPER + HOTEL)
VICTORIA CLIPPER FERRY ■ ■ ■
CHATEAU VICTORIA FAIRMONT EMPRESS
A relaxing scenic cruise on the high speed Victoria Clipper ferry lands you in the heart of Victoria, one of the most walkable, friendliest cities in North America. Voted #2 Best Small City in the World by the 2017 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Survey, Victoria offers endless quiet pathways, a shimmering waterfront and ample colonial architecture. It’s easy to see why people regularly fall in love with Victoria!
SEATTLE TO VICTORIA OVERNIGHT
CLIPPER + HOTEL & TAX
Best Western PLUS Carlton Plaza Chateau Victoria Huntingdon Manor Hotel Grand Pacific Inn at Laurel Point Fairmont Empress
$142 $154 $158 $163 $172 $243
HIGH SEASON vs. vs. vs. vs. vs. vs.
$234 $259 $248 $269 $295 $349
More hotel options and extra nights in Victoria are available. Rates shown include tax and may vary based on booking date. Rates per person, based on double occupancy (PP/DO). Subject to change.
2 Days/1 Night ■ ■ ■
Round-trip Seattle/Victoria via Victoria Clipper Ferry Overnight accommodations in Victoria (choose from 20+ hotel partners and SAVE on Clipper ferry with package!) All applicable taxes
$142 PP/DO Ultimate Bucket List Experience! ADD-ON ACTIVITIES
CLASSIC VICTORIA 2-NIGHT PACKAGE No visit to Victoria is complete without exploring the world-renowned Butchart Gardens and indulging in a delicious afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress! Combine two of our most popular activities with a 2-night stay at one of our hand-picked hotels and treat yourself to a quintessential Victoria, BC getaway! FROM
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TE A AT THE EMPRESS Served daily in the lobby lounge. From $68 adult, $34 child.
ROYAL BC MUSEUM From $22 adult, $16 senior/youth, children under 6 FREE.
THE BUTCHART GARDENS TOUR From $60 adult, $39 youth, $22 child.
WEST COAST BREWERY TOUR From $65 adult (19+ Only).
VICTORIA FOOD TOUR From $55 adult.
GR AY LINE HOP-ON HOP-OFF From $31 adult, $20 youth, $12 child.
The Butchart Gardens SEATTLE, VICTORIA & VANCOUVER
VICTORIA DAY TRIPS FROM SEATTLE
SEATTLE TO VICTORIA OVERNIGHT WITH THE BUTCHART GARDENS
DAY TRIP FROM SEATTLE TO VICTORIA, BC
2 Days/1 Night
Escape the hustle of the Emerald City for a day of international travel! Climb aboard the Victoria Clipper ferry and cruise right out of downtown Seattle and into the heart of Victoria’s Inner Harbour. One of the most walkable cities in North America, an array of unique experiences are steps away.
Exploring the iconic The Butchart Gardens is an absolute must-do in Victoria! Experience one of our most popular packages with a Victoria overnight getaway and immerse yourself in the stunning grounds filled with vibrant plants and flowers. Don’t miss The Gardens’ award-winning afternoon tea for an experience steeped in tradition! Add on a trip to the Victoria Butterfly Gardens & Insectarium to explore a tropical paradise filled with more than 70 different species of tropical butterflies, insects and other creatures. FROM
SEATTLE TO VICTORIA DAY TRIP WITH THE BUTCHART GARDENS 1 Day Hop on our high-speed Victoria Clipper ferry for a quick and easy day trip to Victoria. Soak in the culture of Victoria on a narrated tour of the city’s highlights and wander The Gardens’ intimate paths. FROM
SEATTLE TO VICTORIA DAY TRIP WITH ROYAL BC MUSEUM Experience British Columbia’s premier museum and soak in Victoria's rich culture with a day trip from downtown Seattle. Chock-full of giant totem poles, huge collections of First Nations art and unique, interactive exhibits, the Royal British Columbia Museum is a fun place for both the young and the young at heart to see, play and explore! FROM
VICTORIA DAY TRIP WITH TEA AT THE FAIRMONT EMPRESS Indulge in the quintessential Victorian tradition of Tea at the Fairmont Empress. Relax in the stunning Lobby Lounge and choose from a selection of 21 of the finest loose leaf teas. Pair your tea with a range of phenomenal treats, including warm scones smothered in rich, homemade clotted cream. A rite of passage in the Pacific Northwest, this is an experience not to be missed! FROM
SEATTLE TO VICTORIA SEA AND SKY DAY TRIP Experience the region like a local with two epic modes of travel in one great Pacific Northwest getaway! Travel between Seattle and Victoria with a quick escape by ferry and seaplane that shows off the natural beauty of the area. Soar through the skies on a breathtaking Kenmore Air seaplane flight or hop aboard the Victoria Clipper V ferry to cruise through the Salish Sea before landing or departing from Victoria, BC. FROM
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CLIPPER VANCOUVER HOTELS
THE FAIRMONT WATERFRONT
DELTA VANCOUVER SUITES
CENTURY PLAZA HOTEL & SPA
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE GREAT EXCHANGE RATE! GEORGIAN COURT HOTEL
Ranked “#1 in Best Places to Visit in Canada in 2016” by U.S. News and World Report, Vancouver, BC offers endless options for exploration. Stroll Vancouver’s beautiful Stanley Park, soak up the city’s festive atmosphere in Yaletown or spend a leisurely afternoon exploring an array of gourmet shops and artist studios on lively Granville Island!
SEATTLE TO VANCOUVER OVERNIGHT PACKAGES ■ ■ ■
Round-trip Seattle/Vancouver via Amtrak Cascades 1-night accommodation in Vancouver All applicable taxes
RAMADA VANCOUVER DOWNTOWN
COMPARE VALUE SEASON PRICES ON OVERNIGHT PACKAGES (TRAIN + HOTEL) TRAIN + HOTEL & TAX
Ramada Vancouver Downtown Century Plaza Hotel Delta Vancouver Suites Georgian Court Hotel The Fairmont Waterfront
$161 $172 $221 $195 $307
HIGH SEASON vs. vs. vs. vs. vs.
$249 $251 $304 $289 $446
More hotel options and extra nights in Vancouver are available. Rates shown include tax and may vary based on booking date. Rates per person, based on double occupancy (PP/DO). Subject to change.
ADD-ON ACTIVITIES VANCOUVER AQUARIUM See 90,000 creatures from all over the world! From $33 adult, $25 senior/youth, $18 child. HOP-ON HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TOUR Includes two route options, 48-Hour passes also available. From $45 adult, $24 child. GR ANVILLE ISL AND MARKET TOUR From $65 adult. FORBIDDEN VANCOUVER WALKING TOUR From $24 adult, $21 senior.
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CLIPPER SEATTLE HOTELS
SPACE NEEDLE / SEATTLE CENTER
WARWICK SEATTLE VICTORIA CLIPPER TERMINAL
FROM VICTORIA, VANCOUVER & PORTLAND EDGEWATER HOTEL
Ranked #2 among the "Top 10 Destinations 0f 2017" by Lonely Planet, Seattle is home to more than 20 culturally unique neighborhoods, a vibrant arts community, world-renowned chefs and some of the most picturesque hiking and outdoor adventures in the Pacific Northwest!
COMPARE VALUE SEASON PRICES ON OVERNIGHT PACKAGES (VICTORIA CLIPPER + 2-NIGHT HOTEL)
VICTORIA TO SEATTLE OVERNIGHT 3 Days/2 Nights ■
2-night accommodation in Seattle
Round-trip between Victoria & Seattle via Victoria Clipper Ferry
All taxes included
CLIPPER + 2-NIGHT HOTEL & TAX
Warwick Seattle Mayflower Park Edgewater Hotel Westin Seattle Fairmont Olympic
$244 $274 $285 $355 $579
HIGH SEASON vs. vs. vs. vs. vs.
$435 $359 $521 $550 $720
More hotel options and extra nights in Seattle are available. Rates shown include tax and may vary based on booking date. Rates per person, based on double occupancy (PP/DO). Subject to change.
VANCOUVER OR PORTLAND TO SEATTLE 2 Days/1 Night Ride the Amtrak Cascades train from Vancouver, BC or Portland, OR to Seattle where you can add on a day or overnight trip to Victoria as well as a tour in Seattle.
1-night accommodation in Seattle
Round-trip from Vancouver or Portland via Amtrak Cascades
All taxes included
OPTIONAL Victoria Day Trip from $112 pp
ADD-ON ACTIVITIES VICTORIA DAY TRIP VIA CLIPPER From $112 adult, $77 child.
BENE ATH THE STREETS WALKING TOUR From $20 adult, $18 senior, $12 child.
BALL ARD LOCKS CRUISE From $55 adult, $50 senior, $30 youth.
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK DAY TOUR From $265.
BOEING FUTURE OF FLIGHT From $80 adult, $65 child.
SPACE NEEDLE + CHIHULY GARDEN & GL ASS From $52 adult, $46 senior, $38 child.
SE AT TLE CIT Y SIGHTS From $70 adult, $49 child.
" WE LOVE THE VICTORIA CLIPPER. IT'S AN EASY, NO FUSS WAY TO GET TO SEATTLE... WE PACKAGED OUR TRIP AND GOT A GREAT DEAL ON A HOTEL! CLIPPER VACATIONS IS GREAT!"
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SAVOR SE AT TLE TOUR Pike Place Market — from $53. Chocolate Indulgence — from $62. Gourmet Restaurant — from $88. MT. R AINIER NATIONAL PARK DAY TOUR From $265.
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Sea to Sky
SEATTLE TO VICTORIA VIA SEAPLANE
Planning Your Trip
The ultimate way to experience the Pacific Northwest! Travel between Seattle and Victoria with two of our region's unique forms of transportation: high-speed catamaran and seaplane. One direction, travel through the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the Victoria Clipper V, and soak in breathtaking views of our Olympic and Cascade mountains. You may even come across a pod of orca whales or other marine life. Cruise for less than three hours before arriving in the heart of downtown Seattle. The other direction, take in the fabulous aerial views of the Pacific Northwest aboard a Kenmore Air Seaplane. Soar a few hundred feet above the water to get a true bird's-eye view of the region. Arrive at your destination after a swift 45-minute flight. Explore Seattle and Victoria on your own or add on a fun activity to your trip. A fantastic way to authentically experience travel around the area or give visiting family and friends the experience of a lifetime!
From inside tips and insights to in-depth features from our local travel experts, check out our online magazine to get inspired and assist in helping you plan your trip!
GROUP TRAVEL SEA TO SKY PACKAGE 2 Days/1 Night | Victora or Seattle Overnight ■
One-way cruise on the Victoria Clipper V
One-way trip on Kenmore Air Seaplane
Overnight accommodation in Victoria or Seattle Hotel
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Whether you’re planning a corporate retreat, family reunion, conference, school field trip or a getaway with 10 of your favorite friends, we’ll work with you to find the best deals and savings for any itinerary. To help you save money, we use our vast regional knowledge and extensive contacts to secure the best possible rates and accommodations at your destinations. Group Travel: • Corporate Groups • School Groups / Field Trips • Senior Groups • Family Reunions • Pre and Post Conference Packages • Special Event Planning • Destination Management • Pre and Post Alaska Cruise
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SCHEDULE & FARES SEATTLE/VICTORIA SCHEDULE
Schedule is subject to change. DEPART
January 1, 2020 — May 14, 2020*
May 15 — June 30, 2020 (Fri-Mon)
7:30 am 3:15 pm
May 15 — June 30, 2020 (Tue-Thur)
July 1 — September 13, 2020 (Thur-Mon)
7:30 am 3:15 pm
July 1 — September 13, 2020 (Tue-Wed)
10:30 am 6:00 pm
11:30 am 7:00 pm
2:15 pm 9:45 pm
10:30 am 6:00 pm
11:30 am 7:00 pm
2:15 pm 9:45 pm
*On April 24, 25, 26, May 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9, 10 the departure from Seattle will be at 7:30 am. No scheduled service on January 7, 8, 14, 15 & 21-Feb 12. 2020.
SEATTLE/VICTORIA FARES ROUND-TRIP
ADVANCE PURCHASE 7-Days 2-Days Adult Adult
Jan. 1 — Jan. 5, 2020
Jan. 6 — Feb. 29, 2020
Mar. 1 — April 30, 2020
May 1 — June 11, 2020
June 12 — Sept. 13, 2020
◊ Fares are $5-10 higher for Seattle to Victoria on Friday and Saturday and Victoria to Seattle on Sunday. ◊ Comfort Class and Vista Class are additional fees. ◊ Checked luggage is additional fee. ◊ A $2.00 one way or $4.00 round trip security fee will be added to each fare. This charge is non-commissionable and is subject
to change. ◊ A fuel surcharge and security fee may be added to all Seattle/Victoria fares & packages. Fuel surcharge is currently $2.50
per segment of ferry travel. Subject to change. ◊ All prices are in U.S. Dollars and include applicable taxes. ◊ All fares are subject to change without notice. ◊ Advance Purchase Fares are non-refundable. Refundable fares are refundable up to 2 days before departure.
T R AV E L INF OR M AT ION SCHEDULES & FARES: Schedules and fares are subject to change. Fares in USD. Fuel surcharges and security fees may apply.
GROUPS: Customized packages and fares may be available for 10 or more people traveling together when booked in advance. TR AVEL INSUR ANCE: Travel insurance is recommended and available at ClipperVacations.com. PARKING: Clipper Vacations does not manage parking facilities or take responsibility for vehicles or contents. See ClipperVacations.com for parking options. U.S. & CANADA CUS TOMS: All automatic weapons, handguns, mace and pepper spray are prohibited. Please visit ClipperVacations.com or contact customs offices directly for more restrictions and details.
IMMIGR ATION: All international travelers must present a Passport, Passport Card or Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) at all sea and land borders. Non US or Canadian born citizens may also be required to have a Visa. Children traveling without both parents must have written authorization from the other parent or proof of custody. See ClipperVacations.com for more information. DRINKING & DRIVING: Canadian Law considers a DUI to be a felony and entrance to Canada may be denied. CLIPPER'S RESPONSIBILIT Y: Transportation of passengers and baggage is provided by Clipper Navigation, Inc. and is governed by the “Terms and Conditions” available at Clipper terminals and at ClipperVacations.com.
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