Enjoy Whale Watching in the picturesque San Juan Islands aboard the Victoria Clipper!

Whale Watching Packages

San Juan Island day trip with Orca Whale and Sealife Search

This one day excursion departs from downtown Seattle, cruising to the prime whale viewing area in San Juans Islands. Your own board naturalist will help spot and educate you about all the sealife in the area as you search for whales and you will have about 2.5 hours to explore Friday Harbor on your own.

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Spend more time in the town and soak up the northwest with an overnight stay that includes whale watching, transportation and hotel.

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Enjoy a getaway in beautiful Victoria located in British Columbia! Includes cruise between Seattle and Victoria, overnight accommodations in Victoria, and a three hour whale watching expedition.

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Prince of Whales package in Vancouver

Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria
whale watching escape

  • One way aboard Amtrak Cascades between Seattle and Vancouver
  • One night accommodation in Vancouver
  • Four hour cruise from Vancouver to Victoria aboard the Ocean Magic
  • 90 minutes for whale watching and wildlife viewing with onboard Naturalist
  • One way aboard the Victoria Clipper between Victoria and Seattle

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Whale Watching and Butchart Gardens

  • 90 minute guided whale watching and wildlife viewing
  • Narrated scenic drive en route to Butchart Gardens (admission included)
  • Four hour cruise from Vancouver to Victoria aboard the Ocean Magic

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The Victoria Clipper: Seattle, WA

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Enjoy a Scenic Cruise from Seattle to Victoria, B.C. onboard the Victoria Clipper

95% Whale Sightings over the past 3 seasons! This tour is our own, so we can offer it at an excellent value. Compare to similar tours at twice the price! The San Juans are world-renowned for both the resident pods of Orca Whales, as well as the migratory pods that feed in the area. Clipper Vacations The San Juan Island area is also teeming with other wildlife and sealife that call this area home. Join us aboard the 200 passenger Victoria Clipper III and enjoy large viewing windows, comfortable seating, climate-controlled interior, and outdoor viewing decks. Food and beverage service, and restrooms are also onboard for your comfort. After arriving to Friday Harbor from Seattle, the Clipper Whale & Sealife Search begins. Once underway, our naturalist begins a narration on the natural history and wildlife of the San Juan Islands. Soaring eagles, seals sunning themselves, playful Dall’s Porpoise and sea lions are just some of the wildlife which could likely be spotted. Keeping in close contact with our spotting service, the location of any whales in the area can be determined. After 2 ½ spectacular hours, the boat docks back in Friday Harbor, so you may enjoy the rest of your time on San Juan Island. Finish up your day in town, before returning to Seattle, or spend the night and continue your adventure the following day!

About the Victoria Clipper and Clipper Vacations

Clipper Vacations - brought to you by Clipper Navigation, Inc. - is well known as travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, we have provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 7 million customers. As you’ll see, Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland, the beauty of the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver Island. We offer transportation options including boat, train, air and car. No matter what kind of a vacation you have in mind, Clipper Vacations has something for you!

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