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Premier 3-Hour Seattle City Tour provided by Tours Northwest

Premier 3-Hour Seattle City Tour

Premier 3-Hour Seattle City Tour
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Tour snapshot
Ideal for first-time visitors of all ages
Duration:
3h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
20
Service animals allowed
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
Get an overview of Seattle on a half-day bus tour that includes stops at top destinations. Get a closer look at attractions such as the Space Needle, Pioneer Square, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and Ballard Locks, and pass by landmarks including Pike Place Market, and Seattle’s pro baseball and football stadiums. Hear live commentary from your guide and get great photo ops throughout the tour.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Enjoy views of the Olympic mountains and Seattle skyline
  • Travel in comfort by air-conditioned mini-bus
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Enjoy views of the Olympic mountains and Seattle skyline
  • Travel in comfort by air-conditioned mini-bus
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5396P10
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local, professional guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned mini coach bus
  • 4 convenient meeting locations throughout downtown Seattle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional and not included in the price of this tour)
  • Food & drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Space Needle
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • 300 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Our Pioneer Square Pickup; meet here 30 mins before start of tour. Meeting location is on the southeast corner of South Main St. and Occidental Ave S. If you're in front of the cafe "London Plane" you're in the right spot.
  • 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Our Seattle Public Library Pickup; meet here 20 mins before start of tour. Meeting location is in the middle of the block in front of the Seattle Public Library
  • 1900 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Our Midtown Pickup; meet here 10 mins before start of tour. Meeting location is on the corner of 4th & Stewart. You know you're in the right place if you're in front of the Urban Yoga or Urban Coffee signs. Meet on 4th Ave side.
  • 300 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109, USA Our MoPOP Pickup; meet here 5 mins before start of tour. This is also called the Harrison Street turnaround. You know you're in the right place if you're at the circle driveway right next to the MoPOP musuem and can see the art installation of reeds titled, "Grass Blades" by John Flemming.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please contact local service provider to confirm meeting location after you have received your confirmation
  • Tour cannot pickup from private residences
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Traffic and road conditions may alter tour route
  • Please allow up to 4 hours for pickup and drop-off service
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Meeting location pickups commence 30 mins prior to tour start time
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We may ask you to walk a couple blocks during pickup or drop off due to traffic or road conditions
  • 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 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Local, professional guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned mini coach bus
  • 4 convenient meeting locations throughout downtown Seattle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional and not included in the price of this tour)
  • Food & drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Space Needle
Departure details
  • 300 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Our Pioneer Square Pickup; meet here 30 mins before start of tour. Meeting location is on the southeast corner of South Main St. and Occidental Ave S. If you're in front of the cafe "London Plane" you're in the right spot.
  • 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Our Seattle Public Library Pickup; meet here 20 mins before start of tour. Meeting location is in the middle of the block in front of the Seattle Public Library
  • 1900 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Our Midtown Pickup; meet here 10 mins before start of tour. Meeting location is on the corner of 4th & Stewart. You know you're in the right place if you're in front of the Urban Yoga or Urban Coffee signs. Meet on 4th Ave side.
  • 300 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109, USA Our MoPOP Pickup; meet here 5 mins before start of tour. This is also called the Harrison Street turnaround. You know you're in the right place if you're at the circle driveway right next to the MoPOP musuem and can see the art installation of reeds titled, "Grass Blades" by John Flemming.
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please contact local service provider to confirm meeting location after you have received your confirmation
  • Tour cannot pickup from private residences
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Traffic and road conditions may alter tour route
  • Please allow up to 4 hours for pickup and drop-off service
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Meeting location pickups commence 30 mins prior to tour start time
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We may ask you to walk a couple blocks during pickup or drop off due to traffic or road conditions
  • 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 20 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 4 starting options
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Pike Place Market
    Seattle Waterfront
    Seattle Great Wheel
  • 1
    Pioneer Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Waterfall Garden Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    CenturyLink Field
    Chinatown International District
    Lake Washington
    Lake Union
    Fremont Troll
    Fishermen's Terminal
  • 4
    Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Discovery Park
  • 5
    Kerry Park
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Seattle Center
    Museum of Pop Culture
  • 6
    Space Needle
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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applejanna
3 contributions
Our guide Avery was excellent, very knowledgeable about the area and very entertaining in his delivery of various information and stories. I feel like we saw many places we otherwise never would have seen since we don't have a rental car. We saw placs such as Pioneer square, the Ballard locks (where we saw a boat go through the lock process!), Queen Anne neighborhood with an amazing view of the Seattle skyline and Mount Rainier! I feel the tour was a very good value and I would highly recommend this tour for tourists and locals alike. I suggest people do this early on in their trip here so they can spot places they would like to see more of. There were multiple bathroom opportunities and the bus was very comfortable. Avery was great at communicating everything to us, including before the tour occured.
Written 28 March 2022
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Julie O
5 contributions
Solo
It was my first time in Seattle and I wanted to get my bearings for this city. I booked my tour online in UK, flew to Seattle and turned up to meet the tour guide named Ken the following morning. He was a native of the city so knew so much of its history. He gave us talks, added humour and made the whole three hour experience unforgettable.
Three hours went by in a flash and he packed so much information in that time. There are so many things I want to go back and see in more detail due to the facts Ken told us. I was able to take several pictures and friends have asked me about them and I have been able to give such detailed background info because of the information and historical facts provided on the tour. I would definitely recommend you do this tour rather than a full group open deck bus tour as it won’t be nearly as personal.
Written 15 February 2022
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Angela G
Wilmington, DE1 contribution
We needed to kill time before taking a red eye flight, and this tour was worth the time and money. It encompassed many aspects of Seattle: it's food culture, its ties to the Klondike Gold Rush, the tech boom, interesting architecture and engineering, famous landmarks, and of course its fishing industry. Our tour guide, Holly, was wonderful! She had a vast knowledge of the city and provided great insight when answering our questions. She even pointed out interesting things to do or see that weren't even on the tour. We also greatly appreciated her waiting for us when we were lost and running late to the tour. The bus carried 10 passengers and was handicap accessible. With a small group of travelers it was easier to open up and have conversations with others. There were plenty of bathroom breaks and time to take pictures. Overall, we really enjoyed the tour and wished he had more time to go back and visit some of the places we learned about. I highly recommend it!
Written 4 July 2022
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Denine B
California3 contributions
Brian our tour operator was awesome! He was a wealth of information, personable and fun! We did this tour on the first day of our vacation and it was perfect! This gave us an opportunity to choose what sights we wanted to return to for the remainder of our stay. The tour ended at the Space Needle. We stayed and toured the Space Needle and the Chihuly exhibition while others chose to go back to their hotel or another location. Brian was accommodating and took all his guests to their desired destination (within the City)

I would HIGHLY recommend this tour! You really can’t go wrong and even better if you can schedule it early in your trip!
Written 21 November 2021
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Jason
Chicago, IL1 contribution
The 3 hour tour ended up being 4 1/2 hours. We were first to be picked up and last to be dropped off. Our tour guide Mark offered to drop passengers off at hotels which made for a very long tour. He often popped the curbs while make turns practically bouncing us out of our seats each time. There was no apologies from out tour guide he just kept talking like nothing happened. My 75 yo father complained about back pain later in the day from all the bouncing. I understand stand that there are some tight turn and that popping the curb will happen but he could have apologized and check on the passengers which he did not do. The tour was informative but half the tour was showing us rich peoples houses which I found boring and pointless. With there being so many other things to see I think the time could have been spent better. I don’t recommend this tour. They could at least offer water once they passed the 3 1/2 hour point. Very disappointed.
Written 9 July 2022
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Tours N
Hi Jason, Thanks for leaving feedback on your experience. While we do ask guests to allow for additional time for pickup and drop off, 4 1/2 hours is not the norm. It sounds like there was more than one issue on this particular tour. If you're able to reach out to our office directly, please ask for Nicole. We'd like the opportunity to make this tour right with you. Thanks!
Written 11 July 2022
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Ali
1 contribution
This was such a GREAT TOUR! With everyone being conscientious of covid-19, the tour was very small and felt safe. It was us (2) and another couple along with the tour guide in the private bus (5 total). Everyone was respectful of each others space and enjoying a tour during the crisp weather. Our tour guide Ken made sure to incorporate great insider information on the history and events that created today's Seattle. He knew the geography really well, the cultural history of Seattle but also of Washington, and had fun background stories of places that I've seen around but didn't quite understand what their history is.
Ken, thank you for being available from your team to provide great tours to those of us wanting to learn more about the city and see it without having to drive it! He was a great driver - there are some very steep curvy hills and there was some very strong wind that day but I felt very comfortable with him driving us around. I'd recommend this tour to anyone and everyone!
Written 4 April 2021
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Doug R
Norfolk, VA2 contributions
We thought we had missed the tour by mis-reading the pick-up time. We phoned the company (and spoke to a live person) and they agreed to circle back to pick us up! We are soooo glad we didn't miss it. Steve was an amazing guide with wonderful insights into the city history, amusing quips about area, and he simply made the tour a memorable event. Well worth the time and money.
Written 13 July 2022
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Steve A
Camana Bay, Grand Cayman11 contributions
I enjoyed this tour and the pace of it given my lengthy travel the day before to get to Seattle. The tour guide was knowledgeable, quirky and made everyone feel at home immediately. He was very warm, and took care of us throughout our stops, especially when I got lost.

There was a lot to see of urban and suburban and the pace, stop-offs and breaks were all good and reasonable in length. There was alot of knowledge being passed, and he provided a backbone to the start up, progress and history of the city. That really helped me for the rest of my stay in Seattle and other tours I took.

I’d recommend this tour. There isn’t a lot of walking but i left feeling I had a better feel for the city and it’s people.
Written 25 July 2022
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Audriona
3 contributions
Solo
Ok, first I would like to apologize to my tour guide Amy for my EXTREMELY late review of my amazing tour with her.
It was my first time ever visiting Seattle and I was super excited to see what the city had to offer. My tour guide, Amy, was THE BEST!!! She went above and beyond to show me everything. Not only did she show me landmarks and places most tourists want to see, she also told me about the city’s history, its vegetation, and even the language. I was impressed by her knowledge. She was also so friendly, and since I was the only person on the tour that day she tried her best to center the tour around what I wanted and get the information out. My favorite part of the tour was Amy showing me the plant life. If you guys ever want to tour Seattle, Amy is your lady. Love love love her!!!!
Written 3 January 2022
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Tours N
Wow! Thank you so much for your review of Tours Northwest's 3-hour Seattle City Tour. We will be sure to let Amy know that you enjoyed yourself.
Written 21 January 2022
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Craig M
San Francisco, CA11 contributions
Family
Perfect way to start of Seattle adventure. So happy our family got away from home for a few days and we wanted to get a chance to see both downtown and surrounding areas… and the tour was a hit. Got a look at many of the places we wanted to explore further and the tour not only gave us some great perspective, it really showed us more than we could discover on our own. And, Mark, our guide was truly amazing. He was a master storyteller, full of amazing facts and insights… spun in a way that grabbed the attention of the entire family. Plus he answered a ton of other questions while making sure everyone was having a good time. Highly recommend the tour and try to get Mark if you can.
Written 3 August 2021
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Terrifying experience
The views and all the stops were amazing and loved every minute of the tour, our biggest issue was with the guide C
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Great day tour
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Worth the money
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Great hike and gorgeous views
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Taste of Seattle
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Robert S
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Well Worth It
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Best tour of Mt. Ranier
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Great Experience
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Introduction to Seattle
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Best Trip To Mt Rainier
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Amazing tour!
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Great tour Great Guide
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Good Tour with lots if info
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Great tour, but no AC
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