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Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront

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Address: 1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55 Ticket Booth and Pier 56 Argosy Visitor Center, Seattle, WA 98101-2981
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+1 206-623-1445
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Narrated sightseeing cruises:

HARBOR (1-hr): Learn Seattle history, be...

Narrated sightseeing cruises:

HARBOR (1-hr): Learn Seattle history, be dazzled by the Emerald City skyline, explore the workings of our shipping port, get a close-up view of Seattle’s historic waterfront, enjoy Seattle's natural beauty.

LOCKS (2.5-hr): Be surrounded by floating homes and houseboats, large fishing vessels, seaplanes, majestic city parks, more. While in the Locks, YOU become the attraction.

LAKE UNION (1.5-hr): Explore Seattle’s urban aquatic playground in Lake Union, Portage Bay, and the Montlake Cut. Learn about the transformation of Lake Union from a gritty industrial resource to a beloved public space.

LAKE WASHINGTON (1.5-hr): Learn the history of the Eastside, cruise past magnificent lakeside properties, enjoy natural scenery.

TILLICUM VILLAGE EXCURSION (4-hr): Passage to/from Blake Island, a Northwest flavors-inspired buffet meal with traditionally-prepared alder fire roasted fish, NW Native American storytelling, live tech-enhanced stage performance.

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$74.00*
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Seattle CityPass
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$48.22*
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Seattle Locks Cruise
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$29.59*
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Seattle Harbor Cruise

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Best harbor cruise in the US

I love harbor cruises and have done them in every waterfront city I have visiyed. By far Boston is the worst (1 star), New York is quite good --but by far Seattle is the best... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love harbor cruises and have done them in every waterfront city I have visiyed. By far Boston is the worst (1 star), New York is quite good --but by far Seattle is the best --and most informative. The Argosy boats are excellent and the people are great.

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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was the perfect length at one hour and was a great bargain at $30. The boat had a full bar and the staff were funny, informative and provided excellent service. We lucked out and caught the tour on a clear day with amazing snow-covered mountain views and breathtaking clear views of the Seattle skyline. Awesome tour.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking views of the Seattle skyline and the staff was so knowledgeable of the history and culture of the city! Thank you!

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the wonderful locks cruise from Seattle waterfront thru the lock to reach Union Lake. Perfect weather, interesting guide, drinks and,snacks onboard, seating inside or out! Did not know about,all the communities along the inner waterway, or the many houseboats, and the walkways and bike paths along the water. Great 2 hr cruise.

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Thank cindy009
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very good, informative, interesting 1-hr sightseeing tour. Lots of information on Seattle's history and shipping docks while seated comfortably upstairs, outside or downstairs inside. Very good drinks and snacks reasonably priced. Very enjoyable and highly recommended during your visit to Seattle

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I elected for the Lochs cruise which takes you through both the freshwater and saltwater areas of Seattle. It was a well spent 2 1/2 hours in a very comfortable middle deck of the ship. They even had local craft beer which was great. We had an awesome view of Mt. Rainier which apparently is unusual for... More 

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Dubai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a cruise and it was beautiful! Very pleasant staff, it was a very nice tour. I recommend it but on a sunny warm day. They have available drinks and snacks to buy on the cruise. 👍

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time learning about the Seattle area history in an hour boat trip! The sun peeked out and just was beautiful! Tour guides were informative & spoke understandably. Easy seating - not super crowded inside - though the line was deceiving. Loved the picture they took.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

If you want a different view of Seattle and to hear a few quirky stories about the city, then we can highly recommend the harbour cruise. Our guide, AJ, provided us with a great selection of anecdotes while pointing out various landmarks. If you are buying the City Pass, then you should definitely do the cruise. It's a very pleasant... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Great Tour to see Seattle downtown, if some one has a day or two in seattle then it is great way to view doentown

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