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Address: 1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55 Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206 623 1445
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:45 pm
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 on a beautiful day!

We did this tour because we wanted a view of the city from the water. Excellent choice on our part. We had a beautiful sunny day to take in the sights. Our guide gave detailed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Portland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We did this tour because we wanted a view of the city from the water. Excellent choice on our part. We had a beautiful sunny day to take in the sights. Our guide gave detailed explantations of what we were seeing. Sat on the top deck. A little windy but so worth it. Sit on the right side of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Took the Harbor Cruise included in the City Pass. It was pretty thorough for what you can see from a boat in an hour. We went along the shore for a ways, then around the bay and up to the port right next to the freighters. The crew was all very helpful and the tour guide on the boat was... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My guy, myself and his parents took an afternoon cruise in 12/2010. It was around Christmas and the boat was decorated with Christmas decorations. The Captain gives you information about important places and buildings of Seattle and history. The skies were gray and it was raining when we went out on deck. We did see a Seal resting on a... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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69 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I highly recommend this cruise. It is short and it gives you a different perspective of viewing Seattle from Elliot Bay. My husband and I planned to do the cruise on a Friday when the weather report stated that it will be sunny, but when we came to the waterfront on a Thursday it was a clear day and it... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We bought tickets as part of a combo deal with the aquarium, which made the price very reasonable. I wanted to do a cruise with this company because I didn't want to spend the time taking a ferry in Seattle, but still wanted to go out on the water. The one-hour cruise was perfect for this. We waited for about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This cruise gives you a nice view of the bay. It goes around it showing the most important places of Seattle. The guide provided lots of valuable information about city history and curiosities about Seattle. Worth the time and money spent.

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Colorado Traveler
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I was a bit put off by the person at the bar making nearly continual announcements about buying food and drink before the cruise began, but once the boat started moving they shut up. We took the one hour harbor tour ($25) and got an entertaining look at downtown Seattle's history. Next time I'm in Seattle, I'll try one of... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Really enjoyed this harbor tour with knowledgeable commentary about where you are and what you are seeing. They actually go into one of the ship repair dock areas which is really cool. Boat is sturdy and clean. Indoor and outdoor areas for sightseeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We watched the ships from the beach whilst standing next to a huge fire. The ships appeared out of the darkness to provide 20 minutes of christmas carols. About one hundred little ships all decorated with lights and trees. What an amazing sight.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour (just opposite to Pike Place Market parking which is an economic one for long duration and covered by City Pass) is a narrated 1-hour sightseeing tour of Seattle’s vibrant and historic harbor, with never-ending skyline views of the city.

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