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Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront

2,849 reviews
Seattle, WA, USA
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About Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront
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 or 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 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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228 reviews
See some of Seattle’s most famous landmarks from the water during this guided harbor cruise that has been running since 1949. Hop aboard, and head to either the lower deck or upper sun deck to take in stunning views of Mt. Rainier, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Great Wheel. With an easy-to-find meeting spot and commentary throughout the cruise, you’re sure to have a stress-free time.
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$34.13 per adult
262 reviews
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Seattle from the water on this 2.5-hour narrated cruise along Ballard Locks, one of the the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Learn about Seattle’s historic waterfront and take in the view of the city’s skyline with a spectacular panoramic background of the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, including majestic Mt Rainier. See the houseboat and waterfront homes of the area’s rich and famous. Food and beverages are available for purchase on board the boat.
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$55.05 per adult
119 reviews
Experience the tribal culture of the Northwest with a 4-hour cruise to historic Blake Island, the legendary birthplace of Chief Seattle, for whom the city is named. Enjoy a 45-minute cruise to Tillicum Village, located eight miles from Seattle on Blake Island. Learn about Native American culture. Explore the village. Watch a live performance featuring traditional song and dance, and delight in a delicious fish buffet. It’s an inspirational and educational adventure for the whole family.
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$100.28 per adult
Lake Washington Cruise from Kirkland
10 reviews
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Seattle from Lake Washington on this 1.5-hour narrated cruise. Learn about Seattle’s historic waterfront and take in the view of the city’s skyline with a spectacular panoramic background of the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, including majestic Mt Rainier. See the houseboat and waterfront homes of the area’s rich and famous. Food and beverages are available for purchase on board the ship.
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$37.43 per adult
Seattle Locks Cruise - One way Stay & Play
2 reviews
This one way tour starts & ends at two different marinas (see specific marina departure notes when booking). For a round trip tour, please see our Boat & Bus Locks Cruise package.
Enjoy a narrated cruise over Lake Union, Ballard Locks, Puget Sound & Elliott Bay. Lake Union is home to the famous floating home community seen in the classic 
Sleepless in Seattle. The lake is an active airport for seaplanes, water sports and the fishing industry. You'll pass many commercial docks (home to vessels from the show 
Deadliest Catch). On your way from the freshwater of Lake Union to the saltwater of the Puget Sound, you pass through the Ballard Locks which holds the saltwater out of the lakes. In Puget Sound, you enjoy astonishing vistas of Seattle's unique skyline, Mount Rainier hovering in the distance, and ferry boats plying the waters.
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$47.34 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on 20 July and Captain Karen greeted us with a friendly smile and when we left she went above and beyond to make sure we knew where the restaurant we needed was located. The information provided by Spencer (I think that was his...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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My teenage daughter and I went on this and loved it!! Perfect amount of time, lots of info/history, beautiful views, and our cruise guide Eddie was hilarious and so entertaining! Well worth it!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Very pleasant couple of hours from Lake Union to the waterfront via Ballard Locks. Good commentary from deck hand Ariana who voice was interesting and knowledgeable.

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Date of experience: July 2019
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I had a great boat ride the drinks were delicious and so was the popcorn me and my girl we would go again

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I think that Argosy must be similar to other boat trips in that they provide a lovely time on the water referencing landmarks etc. We did the 2 hour cruise which we felt was just right and we selected the loch cruise because we had...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I are in our seventies and walk with canes. The staff was very friendly and helped board the boat and bus first. We got off the bus first headed for the boat. I was surprised to see people on the boat. In...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

It is one of the best remark tour in Seattle by far. It creates a great day feeling with a clear sky of a day. So don't miss it if you have a short trip of Seattle.

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Great tour to see the waterfront and city skyline, the tour narrator was funny and presented a lot of interesting facts. Would highly recommend - short 1 hour and great opportunities for photo.

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I took this cruise on a perfect Seattle summer day. The views of the city were amazing! The tour guide on the boat shared a lot of really cool information about Seattle. I live locally in WA and happy that I took this tour. I...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I am in charge of a group of Senior volunteers who wanted to go on a day trip for their recognition event. We chose Blake island and was not disappointed. The pier was fairly easy for everyone to find. Parking was right across the street....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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archlav
July 8, 2019|
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Response from Companion11309497868 | Reviewed this property |
It's still light out at that time I would Google the time of the sunset yeah it would be great to see the sunset from the boat.
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Christy L
June 27, 2019|
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Response from SeattleSueSeattle | Reviewed this property |
There’s a chance of seeing whales or dolphins, but that isn’t the purpose nor very likely. If that’s your goal, I would advise taking a separate tour designed for that.
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May 20, 2019|
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Response from Lori P | Reviewed this property |
We were in Seattle on a Monday and had no problem getting a seat on the cruise. You will be travelling in the summer, so it will be busier I'm sure. We also bought our ticket before having lunch at Fisherman's Restaurant so... More
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