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Seattle Harbor Cruise provided by Seattle Locks Cruise

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Overview
See some of Seattle’s most famous landmarks from the water during this guided harbor cruise that has been running since 1949. Hop aboard, and head to either the lower deck or upper sun deck to take in stunning views of Mt. Rainier, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Great Wheel. With an easy-to-find meeting spot and commentary throughout the cruise, you’re sure to have a stress-free time.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Pier 55
1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USAArgosy Cruises Main marina location/reservation center is located at Pier 55 on the Seattle waterfront. Address: 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98101 Questions: Call our Reservation Center 206 623-1445
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  • Pass by Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront
    Pass by Seattle Great Wheel
    Pass by Seattle Aquarium
    Pass by Myrtle Edwards Park
    Pass by Space Needle
    Pass by Elliott Bay Waterfront
    Pass by Alki Beach
    Pass by Duwamish Head
    Pass by T-Mobile Park
    Pass by Smith Tower
You'll end at
Pier 55
1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USAArgosy Cruises Main marina location/reservation center is located at Pier 55 on the Seattle waterfront. Address: 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98101 Questions: Call our Reservation Center 206 623-1445
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Highlights
  • See Seattle from a different point of view—the water—during this cruise
  • Enjoy live commentary about landmarks and sights as you sail
  • Relax with onboard food and beverages (own expense)
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot at Pier 55 for your convenience
  • This tour is accessible to wheelchair users
What to Expect
Meet for this Seattle harbor cruise on Pier 55 near the waterfront. Check in, board your boat, and head to one of the two main areas—the enclosed lower deck or the open upper sundeck. As your boat glides out onto the water, listen to the guided commentary. Hear historical and other interesting facts about the Space Needle, the Seattle Great Wheel, and the nearby Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, as well as the city’s historic waterfront. You can even catch sight of Mt. Rainer as you cruise (weather permitting), and get an insider’s look at one of the world’s largest shipping terminals. If you’re thirsty or hungry along the way, you can get a drink or something to eat on the boat (own expense). Your tour ends back at Pier 55, where you get off the boat and can explore more of what you saw from the water.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pier 55, 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase on board)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase on board)
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All vessels offer both indoor & outdoor seating
  • All vessels have bathrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible. PLEASE CALL in advance to secure crew/boarding support.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Kids (3 and under) ride free but do require a boarding pass
  • General boarding starts 20 minutes prior to the tour time
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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mel029 wrote a review Mar. 2020
motnreal191 contributions67 helpful votes
this was part of my city pass. The boat was fairly new so it was really clean and comfortable. the guide was great. he explain a lot of history of the different piers. it was quite interesting. To bad the clouds were up, we did not see the mountains... :o)
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Date of experience: February 2020
coleenb603 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Boise, Idaho2 contributions
First time in Seattle - day was overcast and gloomy until we embarked on the harbour cruise. Very informative. Only compliant was bar was on second floor and majority of people were on that floor. When you are a little challenged with mobility, climbing stairs like that is a
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Date of experience: February 2020
Adin G wrote a review Feb. 2020
12 contributions6 helpful votes
A great 2-hour excursion from the Harbor (near the ferris wheel), all the way around Seattle to South Lake Union. Brad was a great source of information about Seattle history and neighborhoods. Amazing views of Seattle sites. If you are lucky, you also may see some
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Date of experience: February 2020
Laura A wrote a review Dec. 2019
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
Great service and very informative! Views were amazing and the boat ride was the perfect amount of time! Would recommend for couples and families with older children/teens.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Linda C wrote a review Dec. 2019
Mooresville, North Carolina14 contributions5 helpful votes
Our group thoroughly enjoyed this tour!!! We could see Mount Ranier, the Space Needle, the giant Ferris wheel and two restaurants that we later dined at!!! Very informative!!!
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Date of experience: September 2019
About the operator

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By: Seattle Locks Cruise
craigyoung2019
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Great Tour
This tour in my opinion was well worth it and i would recommend this to any traveler to Seattle. The Locks are supe
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Belius
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Excellent cruise.
A fantastic two hour cruise departing from Lake Union and terminating at Elliot Bay. En-route you will see many sig
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BrianKSanDiego
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A Must See and Do!
Argosy knocks it out of the park with their Ballard Locks Cruise. We opted for the one way to allow for what turned
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Don D
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Great experience !
One of the highlight of our trip in Seattle! We were lucky to have sunny weather. Got to see the different side of
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wisteacher25
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A Wonderful 3-hour cruise with knowledgeable Guide
We saw the salmon migrating through the locks and enjoyed the sights of the Harbor. The round trip cruise was alre
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72raymonds
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Well worth it
Sure, I managed to do the cruise on Seattle’s fine day, but I think this would be awesome any weather. Great to get
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LifesUnViaggio
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Very informative/Worth it
This was a great trip for us. My husband is very interested in locks, but even if that isn't your thing, the cruis
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Gormankd
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Worth every penny!
We had a chance to experience the locks cruise on our recent trip to Seattle. The tour guide, Lars, was excellent.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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