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Seattle Harbor Cruise provided by Seattle Locks Cruise

Seattle Harbor Cruise
4.5
Book in advance
from R 534,15 per adult
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 03 Jul 2020
A note from Seattle Harbor Cruise
Argosy Cruises is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, guests, and communities. Safety Measures are in place for all public cruises and private charters. To see a full list of COVID safety measures and a video please go to https://www.argosycruises.com/safety/
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks required for guides in public areas
About
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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2960HARBOR
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Live commentary on board • Local taxes
Exclusions
Food and drinks (available for purchase on board) • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase on board) • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Duration
1h
Departure details
Pier 55, 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Argosy 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
Inclusions
Live commentary on board • Local taxes
Exclusions
Food and drinks (available for purchase on board) • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase on board) • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Departure details
Pier 55, 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Argosy 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
Duration
1h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
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 50 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Pier 55
    1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Argosy 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
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront
    Seattle Great Wheel
    Seattle Aquarium
    Myrtle Edwards Park
    Space Needle
    Terminal 91
    Puget Sound
    Mount Rainier
    Alki Beach
    Harbor Island
    T-Mobile Park
    Lumen Field
    Smith Tower
  • You'll end at
    Pier 55
    1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Argosy 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
    See address & details
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Popular mentions

4.5
274 reviews
Excellent
177
Very good
77
Average
16
Poor
4
Terrible
0

Wendy S
1 contribution
Excellent Harbor Cruise
Excellent Harbor Cruise. I would suggest making a reservation with Trip Advisor. Absolutely no problems. The Cruise was booked for the day we were there.
Written 18 June 2021
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Brenda R
Defiance, Ohio, United States49 contributions
Great Time
Very helpful and courteous staff. Cruise/tour was informative and fun. I highly recommend this as a way to spend an hour while in Seattle. Great value.
Written 14 June 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Horelick
NYC86 contributions
This was a lot more fun than we expected!
May 2021
This was a lot more fun than we expected! Did it as part of the City Pass and was not part of our original plans during our visit. Guide kept it fun, light but informative. Got to see how busy the harbor really is, all the industries that are on the shoreline in addition to the natural scenery. The boat brought us really close to the container ships and deep where they offload all the cargo. Now you know how all your stuff you order gets to our side of the world. Pretty fun!
Written 5 June 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Julie K
4 contributions
Fun Cruise
Jul 2020 • Friends
This was actually a quite informative and just all around fun little cruise around the bay. Inexpensive, I would highly recommend.
Written 30 July 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Nathan H
1 contribution
Average is accurate
Jul 2020 • Couples
Average, but all that should be expected of a harbor tour. Just a one hour boat ride without much to see. Weather was super clear skies.
Written 21 July 2020
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Stephanie H
2 contributions
Fun hour cruise around the bay
Jul 2020 • Couples
Fun hour cruise around the bay. Staff was friendly and knew the area well. Got some great pictures as it was an 80 degree clear day.
Written 15 July 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

mel029
motnreal191 contributions
great tour
Feb 2020
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)
Written 3 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

coleenb603
Boise, ID2 contributions
Great First Timer's Cruise
Feb 2020
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 nightmare. So hubby stayed on first floor and I was runner for cocktails which was ok but would have been nice to have bar on both levels especially for those that have issues with stairs. Narrator kept it light while giving little tidbits that were very interesting about Seattle and the different locations we passed. Would highly recommend this for the price and the entertainment value!
Written 18 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Adin G
12 contributions
Informative and enjoyable cruise around Seattle
Feb 2020
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 inhabitants of the sea-- sea lions, etc. Inside and outside seating.
Written 12 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Laura A
Seattle, WA1 contribution
Great experience!
Aug 2019 • Couples
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.
Written 30 December 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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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
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
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
Don D
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
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
72raymonds
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
LifesUnViaggio
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
Gormankd
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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