Seattle to Vancouver Adventures via Butchart Gardens
May 25 - September 23
Highlights & Inclusions
Enjoy a 3 hour Victoria Clipper high-speed passenger-only ferry from Seattle to Vancouver through Puget Sound
Travel through inlets and bays not visited on other departures
Convenient downtown connections between Seattle, Victoria & Vancouver
Free time to explore the Victoria Inner Harbour at your leisure
Customize your day by selecting your connection to the Butchart Gardens based on your desired time in the gardens on any scheduled departure
Explore The Butchart Gardens and enjoy a luxury sunset cruise to downtown Vancouver
This package does not include whale watching, however we often see whales on the crossing between Butchart Gardens and Vancouver
Package rate is inclusive off all admissions and connections
Package can be broken up over 2 or more days, with ample space for luggage onboard
Check in for Victoria Clipper Ferry & Clear U.S Customs6:30 AM
Clipper Ferry Departs for Victoria Harbour, BC, CANADA (3 Hours)7:30 AM
Clipper Ferry arrives in Victoria10:30 AM
Drop your luggage at our office and explore the Inner Harbour at your leisure10:30 - 3:00 PM
Select any of the connections with CVS to the Butchart Gardens the day of travel, latest connection available at 3:00pm to ensure you do not miss the boat to Vancouver
Meet the boat crew at the Butchart Gardens private dock (located near the Japanese Gardens)4:15 - 4:30 PM
Vessel promptly departs Butchart Cove4:45 PM
Arrival into downtown Vancouver - Just in time for dinner!~7:00 PM
What to Bring
Passports are required when travelling between the United States and Canada for all passengers
We recommend windbreaker jackets, sweaters, long pants and closed toed shoes be worn by all passengers for their comfort
Sunglasses, sunscreen a camera and a sense of adventure!
You are required to process through U.S. Customs & Border Protection before boarding any departure from Victoria. U.S. Customs & Border Protection will start processing passengers at least one hour before departure.
Rates are in CAD
Seattle to Victoria passenger ferry service is operated by Clipper Vacations (2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69 Seattle)
Guests must pick up connection and admission vouchers from our office prior to boarding a shuttle to the Butchart Gardens
Luggage may be dropped off at our office the day of departure prior to connecting to the Butchart Gardens
Guided shuttle connection to the Butchart Gardens departs with CVS out the front of the Empress Hotel, connection takes approximately 45 minutes. Check in 10-15 minutes prior to desired departure time.
This package does not include our year-round whale sightings guarantee
In support of our commitment to 1% For The Planet initiative a $2 Per Person Salish Sea Conservation Fee will be added to your booking upon checkout.
This tour is not suitable for anyone with a history of serious medical conditions including but not limited to back or neck injury, recent surgery, and/or current or suspected pregnancy.
There are no medical conditions for our Ocean Magic covered boats.
Please fill out the fields below to get more information on chartering the Ocean Magic or Zodiac style vessels. Rates will vary depending on season. We can suggest a variety of charter options to suit your schedule and group size, as well as give you some ideas about trips to the Gulf Islands or other interesting destinations. Likewise, large groups that do not require exclusive use of a boat should also get in touch with us here.