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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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Short Informative Cruise

Reasonably priced, and informative look from the water at downtown Seattle's waterfront. We were able to get on the "sold out" 12:05 tour at the last minute, and we were shortly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Milwaukie, Oregon
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Milwaukie, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reasonably priced, and informative look from the water at downtown Seattle's waterfront. We were able to get on the "sold out" 12:05 tour at the last minute, and we were shortly able to secure a nice rail spot up top on the starboard side. The starboard side gives you the best views of the sights being pointed out early. Definitely... More 

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Springfield, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have to stay out of the sun. So, we sat in the covered, air conditioned deck that also contained the snack bar. Our seats were on the side at a table and we faced directly out the windows with great views and the snack bar waitress took our orders directly from our table (convenient). We had no trouble seeing... More 

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Little England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the trip through the locks and into the park returning via a coach to the waterfront front. This 90 minute trip was very well organised and professional throughout. it provided us with some good information about the history and growth of Seattle and good views of the city.

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a nice cruise that highlights Seattle, the one hour cruise is for you. The cruise ship has plenty of seating inside and out. The top deck is a great open view seating area. The deck hand did a great presentation which highlighted important historical and fun facts about the city, harbor and city sky line.

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Thank Amanda B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very convenient dock, at least for us. My 17 year old son and I had a good time on this one hour cruise. Just enough. Good tour guide; imparted some good tidbits about the Seattle area. Again, just enough. Not overbearing. We had a beautiful day, in July, so that was a bonus.

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did this because it came with the Seattle Pass and while I wasn't sure about a 1 hour boat ride around the bay, it was enjoyable. There are some great views to be had of the area and plenty of photo ops on the deck. Boat has a guide on speaker explaining the sights and some of the history.

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Thank Russell C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in Seattle for a conference and had a few hours free. This was perfect for our group as it was a 1 hour boat tour and offered great views of downtown Seattle and the harbor. The tour guide talked nearly the entire time offering up wonderful facts and tons of information. It was comfortable, fun and a very... More 

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Thank Terry S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took this hour long cruise of the Harbour and really enjoyed the views. The tour guide was very knowledgable and fun! If you do go later in the day, take a light jacket or sweater as it does get a little chilly on the top deck.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We purchased the city pass and this was one of the events. We had amazing weather so that obviously helped. This is such an great way to see the city. The tour person was very knowledgable and knew so many things about the city. There is a bar for drinks, and snacks and a clean restroom

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

See another part of Seatrle that no one talks about. The islands. They are quaint and peaceful. Lots of good wine, shops, souvenirs, and the likes. Good eating and an incredible view of the city that you can't even get from the space needle.

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