City in British Columbia, Canada
Victoria, capital of British Columbia, sits on the craggy southern end of Vancouver Island. With a mild climate and an abundance of trails and parks – including sprawling, amusement-filled Beacon
Hill – it’s a destination for outdoor activities. Its beginnings as a British colony show in its Victorian architecture, such as stately Craigdarroch Castle mansion, as well as in its many formal
The Clipper Vacations Fleet
Clipper – the company that brings you Victoria Clipper passenger-only ferry service and Clipper vacation
tours, excursions and packages – is proud to introduce you to the Clipper fleet. The fleet consists of two high-speed catamarans used for passenger ferry service between Seattle and Victoria, BC and
one catamaran used for Seattle/San Juan service and whale-watching excursions. Passengers aboard our vessels will find comfortable, roomy seats, tables for playing cards or catching up on work and
open deck space for getting a breath of fresh air or taking in the sights. The Victoria Clipper IV reaches speeds of up to 30 knots, making it the fastest ship in our fleet and among the fastest
passenger vessels in the Western Hemisphere! With scheduled departures year-round, the Clipper Fleet carries thousands of passengers every year for business and vacation fun. Get to know our fleet by
booking a Seattle, Victoria or San Juan package today!
Vancouver is known for its rich variety of landscapes, from high rugged mountains to lush rainforests to
coastlines that are both sheltered and wild. Located off the west coast of BC, the island offers sheltered inlets, beautiful year-round gardens and, on the west side of the island, some of the
biggest waves in the country. There are forests of Douglas fir, arbutus and Garry oak trees. The island is also home to British Columbia’s capital city, Victoria, and a number of smaller cities like
Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Parksville, Courtenay and Campbell River, along with many towns and villages. You can embark on almost any type of outdoor adventure, from kayaking, diving, fishing, biking,
surfing and swimming in the summer to skiing, snowshoeing and storm watching in the winter. You can also watch migrating birds, ducks, geese and swans in Victoria, and, of course, go on a
Victoria sightseeing tours explore popular attractions, cultural highlights and historic sites.
Flightseeing tours and boat cruises take advantage of Victoria’s coastal surroundings – admire ocean views
from above, or feel the spray of water on a small harbour ferry. There are also many Victoria bus tours available, along with horse-drawn carriage tours and pedicab tours. A number of driving routes
begin in or pass through Victoria for more sightseeing on Vancouver Island.
Victoria is an easy city to get around on foot and there are many choices for walking tours. Walking tours
(guided or self-guided) cover topics ranging from the historical influence of the British to the life of artist Emily Carr....read more
Come with us on this tour to rediscover Victoria, BC, Canada, like never before!