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Argosy Cruises - Tillicum Excursion

708 reviews
Seattle, WA, USA
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About Argosy Cruises - Tillicum Excursion
Cruise to nearby Blake Island State Park to explore the 475-acre island which lies north of Vashon Island and south of Bainbridge Island. Eat a Northwest flavors-inspired buffet meal featuring traditionally-prepared alder fire roasted fish and experience a Northwest Native American storytelling show. Don’t forget your camera because the peek-a-boo views of Seattle and of Mount Rainier from the island are spectacular!
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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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Reviewed today

After a smooth ride over to Blake Island, we were treated to a sumptuous lunch and Native American dance program. The only regret is we were only allotted 45 minutes to explore the area.

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Pleasant boat ride, followed by a bowl of clams that you stomp into the ground, visit to the long house with salmon smoking in a traditional way and carved totem poles throughout, delicious dinner served buffet style, breathtaking play performance and time for a short...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the first touristy thing we did in Seattle, and we loved it! The ride to Blake Island was beautiful, as was the island itself. We learned a lot from the narration the cruise director provided on the way to the island. The food...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to go back to Tillicum Village for Mother’s Day/birthday and man did I feel bad for even suggesting it. It’s way too overpriced now, $719 for seven of us and there were two senior tickets in that total. Still I really wanted my...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was great, the cruise was wonderful, and the dances and storytelling was an experience not to be missed.

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We easily spotted the boat due to the line snaking around the building by the Frankfurter. The boat boards slowly bc they take photos of each group before they board. The ride to Blake Island was about 45 minutes. I enjoyed that they provided some...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Schlandleben
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have visited Seattle many times and decided to take this tour. The 40-minute boat ride was relaxing and scenic. Once we got to the island, yummy warm clams were served in ceramic cups. You are given assigned tables when you purchase...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time! Took the 45 minute cruise over to Blake island where we enjoyed an amazing salmon lunch and learned a lot about Seattle history. Really well done tour. Best we have been on in the city!

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michelledH1393HZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful experience. I didn’t even know how far out the Indigenous Nations were in Washington, so, when I saw that I had an opportunity to take in a show, I had to get out there. You take a boat from the port to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Cub Scout Bear den (four 3rd grade boys, three adults) had a great time. The Captain even invited the boys into his cabin on the boat to see the equipment and sit in the Captain's chair. The ride, time on the island, food and...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Quanesha S
December 26, 2018|
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Response from Wander682666 | Reviewed this property |
No we did not see any Orcas
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Giocolon
March 18, 2018|
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Response from I7886GRjohnp | Reviewed this property |
We live in Vancouver, WA, and visited this attraction in August and the weather was great, but April will be chilly- generally. Dress for the PNW.
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piglet277
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Svferna F | Reviewed this property |
You could check the Agrosy Cruise website as they do have options for visitors who visit the island with their own boats and visit Tilicum village...
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