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Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour & Ballard Locks Tour


Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour & Ballard Locks Tour

Sail around Seattle Harbor or the Ballard Locks with Gray Line Seattle’s real-time narrated tours. Our guides provide intensive histories of the uniquely Seattle culture that arose as part of its visible waterfront. While you’re onboard, you’ll get the chance to see Seattle’s signature skyline and the outline of the Olympic Mountains. If you’re lucky, you may even see some marine wildlife and glimpses of Mount Rainier.

Must See Seattle Hop On Hop Off Pass

Don’t miss out on any of Seattle’s famous landmarks

Our Must See Seattle Hop On Hop Off Pass is a fun and flexible way to see the best of the city! With our 24 or 48-hour ticket, you’ll get unlimited access to all of the highlights available on our route —a total of 17 stops!


(First tour starts at 10:00 am, last pick-ups of the day start at 4:00 or 5:00 pm – season dependent)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yes. All vessels come equipped with a single-stall bathroom.

It is highly unlikely that you will get seasick. Our tour boats sail in the calm waters of Elliott Bay’s inner harbor and the protected waters of Lake Union and Lake Washington. Since they never go out onto the open ocean, you likely will not even feel the boat rocking.

There are 17 stops in total.

Absolutely not! Seattle is well-known for its rainy weather, and our tours run rain or shine. Don’t forget to bring along an umbrella!

Excluding boarding and disembarking time, the cruise itself is about 1 hour long.

Yes, you may have food and drink onboard. There is also a full-service bar that serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. To use the bar, guests must be at least 21 years old).

Yes! Children of all ages are welcome.

You will get off the bus at Stop #5. Argosy Cruise is located right next door at Pier 55.

We recommend wearing comfortable shoes that can get wet (no high heels, please). Bring a light jacket for strolling on the outer decks.

Please be checked in at the dock at least 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure. The boarding gate closes 5 minutes prior to departure.

Cruises depart from Pier 55 on the Seattle Waterfront. The formal address is: 1011 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101.