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Address: 1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55 Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206 623 1445
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Activities: Group tours/city tour
Description: Argosy Cruises is a Seattle attraction you don't want to miss. Quite...
Argosy Cruises is a Seattle attraction you don't want to miss. Quite simply, there is no better way to see Seattle than from the water. Come on board one of our four public cruise tours including harbor, locks and lakes tours. Cruises depart daily year-round from downtown Seattle, Lake Union and Kirkland City Dock. All have live narration, wonderful views and feature Seattle's famous places. Perfect for locals and tourists alike.
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Great tour of the Ballard Locks with a group of friends!

This 2.5 hour tour was a great way to see Seattle for a group of first timers! My college girlfriends and I take a trip each year to a new city and found the tour very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the cruise in the harbor to learn more of the history of it uses in the city, but because of the many families on board we had trouble hearing very much of the cruise directors stories and history. But very nice views of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This 2.5 hour tour was a great way to see Seattle for a group of first timers! My college girlfriends and I take a trip each year to a new city and found the tour very informational but also really relaxing and a great way to catch up. The tour operators were knowledgable and friendly. The boat itself was a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We took the cruise as part of the City Pass. The weather was great so we sat topside and got great photos along with the comedy narration of the guide (John, I think). There were sea lions and porpoise in the Bay we were able to see as well. Skyline and views in general were beautiful. Servers brought drinks if... More 

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Plover, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

As part of City Pass, my husband and I went on a harbor cruise. It was a great way to kick back and relax after walking around the market and shops. Wow, what a view of the Seattle skyline and you get to learn a little history. The tour guide was entertaining, Start to finish it took just over an... More 

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Placitas, New Mexico, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We took the "Locks Cruise" and thoroughly enjoyed the trip. The cruise starts or ends on Lake Union, with a trip through the Chittenden or "Ballard" Locks. The cruise passes the "floating homes" of Lake Union and the houseboats of Lake Union and Elliott Bay. Depending on the direction, it ends at the Seattle Pier near the Great Wheel or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a review for the Argosy harbour cruise, although I believe this company does other routes too. This cruise is also part of the Seattle City Pass booklet. The dock is located centrally to Downtown, by the Ferris Wheel and beneath Pike Place. The cruise lasts an hour and offers some fantastic views of the Seattle skyline, the harbour,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

we were fortunate to enjoy a cruise on one of the most beautiful days of the year so far (May 9, 2015) - we could see everything - city, mountains, islands, water - history was shared about the area as well - always good to learn something new :-)

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Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We hail from the mountains, so to be on the water is always nice. We had an excellent day on the top deck and enjoyed our cocktail. Staff was great and enjoyed the views. 1 hr long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My fiancé and I took this as part of the city pass (would highly recommend purchasing if you plan to visit most attractions such as the space needle and glass museum). The tour guide was knowledgeable and funny, and the staff was very attentive throughout the short hour ride. I was able to get some amazing photos of the Seattle... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The harbour tour is a nice hour or so on a boat around the bay of Seattle, but there isn’t a lot to see leaving the narrator to try and entertain

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