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Address: 1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55 Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: +1 206-623-1445
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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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The Argosy Locks Tour is a Seattle treasure!

Got some hours to spend in The Emerald City? Spend a few of them on the delightful Argosy Locks Cruise. We took our entire staff of ten folks on this tour this past weekend and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Penny G
Port Angeles, Washington

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Port Angeles, Washington
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97 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Got some hours to spend in The Emerald City? Spend a few of them on the delightful Argosy Locks Cruise. We took our entire staff of ten folks on this tour this past weekend and loved every minute of our time on the boat. I am a native Seattleite and have visited the locks several times in the last few... More 

Thank Penny G
Chino Hills, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved all the knowledgeable and interesting facts given by the guide. It was much better than just taking a ferry to an island, then you wouldn't hear all of that information. Even though it was cold and raining, this was one of our favorite things in Seattle!

2 Thank 909noelle
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Argosy Tour was one of my favorite things that we did. I LOVE history and truly enjoy knowing fun facts so this was a perfect way to start our trip. The hour long tour is filled with lots of interesting information. By doing this first, you will appreciate Seattle much more. My husband and I (mid-20s) HIGHLY RECOMMEND this!... More 

1 Thank jrose32
Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ended up being the highlight of our trip. Typical Seattle weather was switching between rain and sunlit breaks all weekend. We caught a break in the weather at lunchtime on the Sunday (6 Dec 2015). I wish I could remember the tour guides name that day but she gave excellent commentary on Seattle - what to do, information on... More 

2 Thank CGJax
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203 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Via the City Pass we got to see the best of S and all the musts! This one was great and we were lucky with the weather. This is a great way to see the city from another/water perspective and to learn more about the city. There is a food to buy nut nothing yummy so take your own food... More 

1 Thank LolaSweden
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82 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1 hour harbour cruise was just enough to see the city from a different angle and get a bit of history on some of the places. The guy on the mic was easy to understand and seemed to know his stuff. Was a bargain being part of the Citypass

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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Seattle for NYE and wanted to experience the water and booked a 2 hour cruise with Argosy. Great cruise with a knowledgeable mate and captain that described the sights during the cruise. The Ballard Locks were the highlight! Having never experienced going through locks it was a unique experience. There was a bar on the ship which... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the 2.5 hr Locks tour recently which left from the pier downtown. Parking nearby is a nightmare, and expensive unless you can find a spot on the street which is next to impossible. The pier area is undergoing major construction but is still easily accessible for tourists and will no doubt be really nice when complete. The tour gives... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boat ride was pretty boring, other than seeing the big rigs docking. The speaker guy was really great and funny (and cute) But the "bar" was horribly slow. took 15-20 minutes just to get a hot chocolate and there were only 3 people in line.... So 40 minutes of the boat ride were waiting for drinks. i would definitely not... More 

1 Thank Sasha G
Brisbane, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a great way to see Seattle from the water, then look no further. This one hour cruise was informative and fun, and just enough time to catch the sites. There is a bar, and light snacks for sale. After a bit of time uptop in the cold air of Elliot Bay, the hot cocoa and popcorn below deck... More 

1 Thank Rachel E

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