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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
Phone Number: +1 206-623-1445
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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*
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Seattle CityPass
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$45*
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Seattle Locks Cruise
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$27*
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Seattle Harbor Cruise

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Very informative and pretty scenery

We were glad we done this cruise. It was 1 hour long and the guy on the boat was very informative and we learned a lot about the city and buildings etc. When we got way out in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dalton, Georgia
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Dalton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were glad we done this cruise. It was 1 hour long and the guy on the boat was very informative and we learned a lot about the city and buildings etc. When we got way out in the water you could see the skyline and it was beautiful. But it was a beautiful day so that helped. The parking... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great weather made this an enjoyable experience, but the tour guide could have provided more historical information, not the number of cranes in the city or the cost of Safeco field dome.

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Thank Diana G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On Sunday, August 21, 2016 a group of 7 boarded the Spirit of Seattle for an Elliott Bay tour (Harbor Tour). The price per ticket was about $25, which I thought was very reasonably priced. I purchased the tickets on line and Argosy emailed all the details about traffic, parking, location and when to board. they went above and beyond... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We selected the "locks cruise" which was supposed to leave from dock 21. It was supposed to begin boarding at 3:15 and leave at 3:30, instead they lined us up in queue on the dock in full on sunlight from 3:00-3:45, and then herded us on to a bus at the last minute. It could have been fun, if I... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a decent sightseeing cruise. It was pretty short in duration and short on accurate facts during the tour. It isn't terribly scenic for most of the tour, but it isn't a bad way to get a quick look around. We did this because it was included in our CityPass but I don't think I would do it again.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on the 1 hour harbor cruise, we had nice weather that day so you could see forever, good views of the city and mountains. Also tour guide was informative learning a little history while enjoying the sites

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was originally hesitant on this cruise when I saw the route; it just goes in a big circle around the harbor. But it was very scenic, with even better views of the Seattle skyline when it went to the west side of the harbor. But the best part was the narration. Matthew(?) did a wonderful job in explaining Seattle's... More 

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Thank Mitch C
Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Argosy cruise for 1 hour was a highlight of our trip. It was part of the city pass which is very worth it. We were able to see the Space Needle Chihuly Glass and Gardens,Emp project,and Aquarium.

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Thank Java J
Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a beautiful hour-long cruise with very fun and informative narration by a tour guide. The trip was a perfect way to see the Seattle sights and the learn a bit about the shipping industry - and even see it up close as the cranes are working. Nice and relaxing and a lovely experience overall.

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Thank Rocky M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This cruise was a welcome break after touring the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, the EMP and the Seattle Aquarium all in one day with our City Pass tickets (Yes, it can be done in a day). The cruise is one hour long and a tour guide narrates the history of the waterfront as you pass places of interest.... More 

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