Harbor Cruise

Seattle’s Original Harbor Cruise™ 

A Harbor Cruise is a unique and fun way to enjoy Seattle from the water! During this 1-hour narrated cruise, you’ll see all of the beauty and history of the Emerald City. From the skyline to the shipping port, there’s views and history everyone will enjoy.

Your experience includes:

  • Live narration with facts and history of Seattle’s past and present
  • Panoramic and up-close views of the Seattle skyline and shipping port
  • Sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound
  • Full-service bar on board with cocktails, local wine and beer, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks available for purchase

Skip the line, board first! Purchase VIP at Sea tickets to enjoy additional perks like 15% off drinks and 20% off the Locks Cruise. Learn More 

Happy Hour Cruise

Groups of 20 or more: Purchase group tickets (Minimum 20) on the Harbor Cruise and save

Trip Protection/Refund Policy: Receive a full refund on the value of your cruise until 48 hours before departure when you add on Trip Protection. Learn more

CityPASS® reservations: First, purchase CityPASS® online for immediate mobile ticket delivery. Next, redeem CityPASS® online to reserve your visit date & time and receive your Harbor Cruise boarding pass. LEARN MORE about saving 47% off a Harbor Cruise plus 4 more top Seattle attractions with Seattle CityPASS®.

Seattle CItyPASS

Washington state residents: Save up to $4 on your next visit! Reservations can be made online or in person. A valid, state issued ID must be shown during boarding.

Harbor Cruise + VIP at SeaHarbor Cruise
Adult (13+)$54$39
Senior (65+)$47$32
Youth (4-12)$20$20
Kid (3 and under)FreeFree
Harbor Cruise + VIP at SeaHarbor Cruise
Adult (13+)$54$39
Senior (65+)$47$32
Youth (4-12)$20$20
Kid (3 and under)FreeFree
  • Full-service bar – Sip on local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages like mai tais in summer and hot cocoas in winter (Please, no outside drink permitted)
  • Variety of local snacks – Purchase from a menu of delicious pre-packaged sandwiches, salads and snacks (Please, no outside food permitted)
  • Indoor seating/Outdoor space – Whether you enjoy the breeze through your hair or like to stay cozy, you have the choice of indoor seating or the spacious outdoors
  • Restrooms – All of our vessels are equipped with gender specific, gender neutral or single stall restrooms
  • ADA accessibility – Our crew is trained to help guests with wheelchairs, strollers, scooters, etc. to navigate our docks, vessels and facilities. For specific ADA questions, please call our office at 206.623.1445


Your Harbor Cruise departs from Pier 55 on the Seattle Waterfront – 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101.

Parking Info

Map Legend: Blue = Cruise Route 

Additional Details
Cruise route is approximate and can change based on each sailing’s weather patterns, vessel traffic, and other non-predictable factors, and based on our experienced captains’ discretion. Boarding begins about 20 minutes prior to departure and onboard seating is first-come, first-served.

Purchase VIP at Sea for first access to board, visit the bar, and find a seat. Vessel available on the day of your sailing may vary.

No outside food or drink allowed onboard.

Before you depart:

1Book your reservations

2E-pass or print at home

3Board your vessel