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Seattle, United States
Seattle Harbor Cruise

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icon1 hour  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English


Enjoy the sights and sounds of Seattle from Elliot Bay and Seattle Harbor on this narrated cruise. Learn about Seattle’s historic waterfront and get an up-close look at one of the world's largest shipping terminals. 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. Food and beverages are available for purchase onboard the ship.
  • Seattle Harbor Cruise from Pier 55
  • Narrated cruise on Elliot Bay and Seattle Harbor
  • Spectacular panoramic background of the majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges
  • First-hand look at one of the world's largest shipping terminals
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Live commentary on board
Local taxes
Food and drinks (available for purchase on board)
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase on board)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Departure Point

1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

Argosy Cruises Main marina location/reservation center is located at Pier 55 on the Seattle waterfront. Address: 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98101 Questions: Call our Reservation Center 206 623-1445

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
This is the Seattle sightseeing cruise that started it all. 

Since 1949, this narrated harbor cruise has been a favorite attraction for millions of people, both visitors from afar and locals alike. Enjoy this sightseeing tour of Seattle’s historic waterfront, with seemingly never-ending views of the city skyline, the Great Wheel Ferris wheel, the Space Needle, the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, and Mt. Rainier (weather permitting). 

The ship typically features an enclosed lower deck with an open upper sun deck, certified for 250 travelers but generally accommodating between 75-150 guests.
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Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront
Begin your cruise from Seattle's historic and lively central waterfront
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Seattle Great Wheel
Water views of the Seattle Great Wheel
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Seattle Aquarium
Pass by the Seattle Aquarium and learn about the sea life off our shores
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Myrtle Edwards Park
View some of Seattle's downtown green spaces, Olympic Sculpture Park and Myrtle Edwards Park
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Space Needle
Take photos from our unobstructed view of Seattle's famous Space Needle
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Terminal 91
When they're in port, see gigantic passenger cruise ships and learn more about Seattle's longstanding ties to Alaska's inside passage
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Olympic Mountain Range
Enjoy views of the beautiful Olympic Mountain Range across the water from Seattle.
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Puget Sound
Enjoy sweeping views of this inland body of water. If you're lucky, you might even glimpse some wildlife!
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Mount Rainier
Weather permitting, catch a glimpse of this 14,410 ft tall volcano that sits just 60 miles southeast of Seattle
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Alki Beach
View West Seattle and Alki Beach from the water and learn about the area's importance to early white settlement in the region
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Harbor Island
Get up close to large container ships being loaded and unloaded from the largest man-made island in the United States.
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T-Mobile Park
See the field that is home to the Seattle Mariners (MLB)
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Lumen Field
See the stadium that is home to the Seattle Seahawks (NFL) and the Seattle Sounders (MLS) and is famous for being loud enough to cause small earthquakes.
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Smith Tower
Water views of Smith Tower and Seattle Skyline
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All vessels offer both indoor & outdoor seating
  • All vessels have bathrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible. PLEASE CALL in advance to secure crew/boarding support.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Kids (3 and under) ride free but do require a boarding pass
  • General boarding starts 20 minutes prior to the tour time
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Argosy Cruises
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Seattle Harbor Cruise?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Seattle Harbor Cruise.
What is the policy on sanitization during Seattle Harbor Cruise?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Seattle Harbor Cruise.
What is the social distancing policy during Seattle Harbor Cruise?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Seattle Harbor Cruise.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Seattle Harbor Cruise?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Seattle Harbor Cruise.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Worth the hour to see the skyline from the harbor side." See review
  • "Great tour guy wonderful sights to see and perfect Seattle weather good value and nice relaxing hour to see the city from the sound." See review
  • "We definitely recommend to take this tour if you have never been in Seattle before." See review


540 Reviews

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Good deal
, Oct 2021
Great views. Narrator was very good. Crew and staff were all very helpful. Good value for the cost of the trip.
All around good...
, Oct 2021
All around good experience . Nice crew, clean boat , smooth ride , nice views for pics with family and sky lines
, Oct 2021
It was a great day thanks guys will tell friends about it and the 35 $$ for it was not bad at all 10 stars
Harbor Tour
, Oct 2021
It's a very short tour. It basically has to do with import and export. I was not excited about this one.
Thumbs up
, Oct 2021
Quick and informative our guide knew a lot about the area and even taught my son who’s been living here for a few years things he didn’t know
Great tour, great price!
, Oct 2021
Great way to see the city of Seattle! Fun and interesting tour guide narrative. I would definitely book again for visiting friends and family.
Love it great experience...
, Sep 2021
Love it great experience would do it again. Good thank you for the great tour. I enjoyed it a lot thanks
Worth doing twice!
, Sep 2021
I absolutely loved this tour! So much so that I took it a second time! The views were amazing, and I loved hearing all about Seattle. Hesper (sp?) was our guide one day, tho I forget the name of the girl who led the 10:45 tour on Labor day. Both were wonderful, very engaging and informative. This tour is a MUST!
Tour guide was fantastic....
, Sep 2021
Tour guide was fantastic. Weather also good.every one wore a mask and obeyed the rules. Room for all for pictures
Perfect day on the bay
, Sep 2021
It was a perfect day for a cruise around the bay. The water was definitely a little choppy but the views were definitely worth it. I learned so much from the tour guide.

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