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Candere Cruising

177 reviews
Seattle, WA, USA
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About Candere Cruising
Experience Seattle's best boat tour aboard Candere, Seattle's only private Cocktail Cruise! While cruising Lake Union, you'll view seaplane take-off and landings up close and see the Space Needle, Gas Works Park, the Fremont Bridge and St. Marks Cathedral. Cruise past dozens of floating homes including the Sleepless in Seattle floating home and the oldest floating home in Seattle. See hundreds of boats from classic cruisers to modern mega yachts from Westlake to Portage Bay and the Montlake Cut, leading to Lake Washington. Get a fantastic view of the UW campus and football stadium.
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47 reviews
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Seattle from the water on this comfortable, 2-hour, cocktail cruise along Lake Union. Watch seaplane arrivals and departures and see landmark Seattle locations like the iconic Space Needle, Seattle Great Wheel, the Fremont Bridge, Gas Works Park, the University of Washington and much more — plus a plethora of floating homes, including the one from the popular movie ‘Sleepless in Seattle.’ Choose from a morning, midday, afternoon or evening cruise. The first round of drinks is included.
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$82.50 per adult
One Hour Sightseeing Cocktail Cruise!
3 reviews
Step aboard a sailboat for a cruise on Lake Union, hosted by a skipper/bartender who will mix drinks for you between steering the ship. Traveling with a small group of just six people means you'll get tons of personalized attention and the chance to ask questions. Take in sights of Lake Union's draw bridges, seaplanes, and scenic shoreline while listening to engaging narrative and sipping drinks.
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$44.00 per adult
Seattle's Favorite Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise - Private
Cruise Lake Union to see Seattle's best sights from the water while sipping your favorite cocktail on this private cruise. Enjoy personalized attention from the staff and captain for your private group as you make your way past famous sights such as the Fremont Bridge, the Space Needle, and St. Mark's Cathedral. Bring a picnic or food from a favorite restaurant to munch on while you travel. This family-friendly cruise welcomes all ages.
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$300.00 per adult
11 reviews
Sail the seas around Seattle on this private, 3-hour adventure to Puget Sound. Climb aboard the S/V Kingsley and set sail from the Shilshole Bay Marina with an experienced captain leading the way. Learn how to sail or simply sit back and enjoy the view. See an abundance of marine wildlife, the downtown Seattle skyline — including the iconic Space Needle — plus incredible views of the Olympic Mountains, featuring majestic Mount Rainier in the distance.
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$418.38 per adult
Sailing Adventure on the Puget Sound
1 review
When visiting the Puget Sound, it’s tempting to want to get out in the water. With this adventure, you do just that. Learn how to sail, or just sit back and enjoy the experience. Embark from the Shilshole Bay Marina and appreciate the ocean breeze, views of the Olympic Mountains, downtown Seattle, and Mount Rainier. You may even encounter marine wildlife like sea lions and humpback whales.
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$132.12 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time on the evening cocktail cruise! Captain Dylan was knowledgeable and friendly and it was the perfect night! Definitely recommend if you are wanting a great evening out on the water!

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lschwindt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time! Saw a seal and orcas and enjoyed the scenery and peacefulness. Russ was a great guide and answered all our questions. If you’re trying to figure out what to book, give them a call- very helpful. Also great that it’s...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ben C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Russ is an entertaining man and the boat is in good shape. For those of you who love sailing stop reading now. I have sailed hundreds of times and it is still as boring as I remember, Yikes! Yes, over a hundred times and I...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Safety first with Captain Benjamin and Captain Sheridan Thank You for helping our family have 🍷🍷. Creating a great environment to have fun and learn more about Seattle lakes. This small business I recommend and has earned my praise💐 Thanks Candere Cruising

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Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Explore38991627408
Reviewed 1 week ago

Purchased the private charter and went sailing on Puget Sound - it was awesome. There were two adults in my party, but the ship could have held more. Was able to bring beer and snacks with me. The ship's captain was Russ, who texted the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank brianf7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time with Russ cruising the sound. Russ was very hospitable, knowledgeable and provided a relaxing and enjoyable evening on his boat. Highly recommend if you want to get out on the water.

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank robwvu89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, myself and our son were in Seattle for a vacation from NC and wanted something different to do. This cruise was the best ever. Captain Benjamin was informative and made the trip very special for all of us. We would definitely do this...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank PAMeccia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Dan was fantastic! My mom and I went on a little trip to Seattle and had a great evening cruising around.

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Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Dreamer04541487464
Reviewed June 3, 2019

We took our Cocktail Cruise in early-May, and I haven’t stopped telling my friends to check-it out. We had so much fun! Sheridan - our captain - was so friendly! Drink selection was great, too (Local spirits, beer and cider available). I will definitely take...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Kristen and I really enjoyed the cruise. Our Captain was Scott and he was very courteous, knowledgeable and just downright fun. We took the 5:30 pm trip and enjoyed the fact it was a bit cooler. Seeing the lake up close from the inside was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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