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“Great way to enjoy the water”

Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront
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$33.58*
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Seattle Harbor Cruise
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed May 4, 2012

As always, the Argosy staff go out of their way to make your trip enjoyable. Wheelchair friendly, knowledgeable commentator, a look at Bill Gates home; they allow you to bring a lunch, and they sell a great Irish Coffee. The very best way to see Seattle - from the water!

Thank carllee12
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Reviewed April 30, 2012

We started our trip with a bus ride to Lake Union to board our boat. The tour guide was very pleasant and I learned many new facts about Seattle. The boat has lots of indoor and outdoor space with a small refreshment stand. I recommend that you wear flat shoes, have a jacket handy as it can get cool out on the water and wear sunscreen. Then just enjoy the ride.

Thank Kpatton19
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Reviewed April 26, 2012

We did this cruise on a very warm, sunny day and with very few other passengers. Good commentary and lots to see. Some amazing views and it was fun going thru the locks. A short bus ride brings you back to the harbour, or you can hop on the tram to Westfield

Thank russell t
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Reviewed April 21, 2012

I love boat rides, and insisted on a Harbor Cruise when we were in Seattle. The hour-long cruise is easily accessible from a pier on the waterfront. The staff was friendly. It was a cool day and riders had the option of sitting inside or outside. The individual chairs were okay, the snack bar (with popcorn, candy, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages) was reasonably priced. The announcer -- and it was his first day -- did okay, pointing out interesting information about the buildings we were passing and Seattle's shipping industry. But there was nothing special about this ride... I got no warm and fuzzy, and was really glad we didn't go on the longer dinner cruise. Overall, the ride cost more than it should have (around $72 for my two daughters and me).

Thank marybogan
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Reviewed April 18, 2012

we used Seattle city pass for this and I think it is really worth it :)
they took us around the bay, showed all the landmarks of Seattle including the hospital used for Grey's Anatomy shoots.. LOL
maybe next time I would take the dinner cruise :)
the scenery is very beautiful, and if you want to take pictures, be ready on your perfect location! =)

Thank EunikeG
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