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Seattle Locks Cruise - Boat & Bus (Round trip)

by Argosy Cruises
per adult Price is $56
Duration: {0} Duration: 2h 30m Free Cancellation Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

Narrated cruise through the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Great views of Seattle & surrounding neighborhoods

Chance to learn about the Pacific Northwest fishing industry

Sight of Lake Union's famous floating residential community

Photo opportunities of the Seattle skyline & Mount Rainier

Highlights

Narrated cruise through the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Great views of Seattle & surrounding neighborhoods

Chance to learn about the Pacific Northwest fishing industry

Sight of Lake Union's famous floating residential community

Photo opportunities of the Seattle skyline & Mount Rainier

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12:45 PM, Argosy Locks Cruise - Boat & Bus Roundtrip in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

12:45 PM - Round trip - Narrated boat cruise through The Locks in Seattle. Live Commentary in English. Includes a motor coach transfer - making this particular Lock Cruise package start and end at Pier 55

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3:45 PM, Argosy Locks Cruise - Boat & Bus Roundtrip in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

3:45 PM - Roundtrip - Narrated boat cruise through The Locks in Seattle. Live Commentary in English. Includes a motor coach transfer - making this particular Lock Cruise package start and end at Pier 55

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$55.05

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It only takes 2 minutes

Seattle Locks Cruise - Boat & Bus (Round trip)

Activity Location

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Seattle

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Argosy Cruises - Pier 55

    1101 Alaskan Way

    Seattle 98101


Description

BOAT & BUS Roundtrip Locks Cruise - includes motor coach transfer; Departs and ends at Pier 55

Enjoy a narrated cruise over Lake Union, Hiram M. Chittenden (Ballard) Locks, Puget Sound, and Elliott Bay. Sit back and let your captain do the driving as you get a waterfront view of some quintessential Seattle destinations.

Lake Union, Seattle's backyard, is home to the famous floating home community seen in the classic Sleepless in Seattle. The commercial docks house many of the vessels from the hit TV show Deadliest Catch and the Lake act as an airport, with seaplanes taking off and landing on a regular basis.

On your way from the freshwater of Lake Union to the saltwater of the Puget Sound, you pass through the Ballard Locks. These locks keep Lake Washington and Lake Union about 20 feet (6.1 m) above sea level, hold the saltwater out of the lakes, and provide the public with the opportunity to view the salmon runs that pass over the fish ladders.

In the Puget Sound, you pass by several marinas where the full force of Seattle's nautical culture is on display, with thousands of pleasure boats ready to head out into the sound. Once in Elliott Bay, astonishing vistas are visible from your boat: Seattle's unique skyline, The Olympic Mountains or Mount Rainier hovering in the distance, and ferry boats plying the waters to take their passengers to and from the city.

NOTES: Though the cruise portion of the tour is one way - this Boat & Bus package is a ROUNDTRIP tour and includes a motor coach transfer. Hence this Locks package will always start and end at the same location - PIER 55.

That said - Depending on the flow through the locks, this tour could start with the boat cruise from Elliott Bay or it could start with a bus transfer over to Lake Union to start the cruise there.


Inclusions

  • Guided cruise of Lake Union, Ballard Locks, and Elliott Bay

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Food and Beverage available for purchase


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary - but do require a boarding pass

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • This ROUNDTRIP Boat & Bus option includes a motor coach transfer


Seattle Locks Cruise - Boat & Bus (Round trip) ratings based on 29 Verified Reviews

4.6 out of 5

5/5 Sep 9, 2019

Great fun and informative. The cruise includes a nice tour of the coastline and all the different days and an education on salt versus freshwater bodies and how the locks work of course. Staff was very attentive and the tour guide was very knowledgeable highly recommend.

4/5 Jul 17, 2019

The cruise was wonderful! The only negative was the site for ordering tickets was not clear on the fact you didn’t need to buy the round trip back on the bus which we didn’t use. Going through the Lock was the highlight for me but the entire cruise was awesome