Locks Cruise

2019 Prices*2019 Prices*
Boat & BusStay & Play
Adults (13+)$50$43
Seniors (65+)$45$37
Youths (4-12)$27$20
Kids (3 and under)FreeFree
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Locks Cruise

Travel through the beating workboat heart of Seattle

Take in the spectacular views and experience the transition from salt to fresh water on a Locks Cruise! This fully narrated tour provides you with knowledge, fun facts, and the chance to become the attraction to those on shore as your vessel raises up or lowers, due to the ever-changing tides of Puget Sound. Between Elliott Bay and Lake Union you’ll be surrounded by large fishing vessels, seaplanes, majestic city parks, and more.

Choose your experience:

              

#1  Boat & Bus
Departs and Ends at Pier 55*

With this experience, you will:

  • Depart and return to Pier 55
  • Enjoy a 2 hour, live-narrated one way trip through the Ballard Locks
  • Take a 30 min bus ride to or from Pier 55

*Order of Boat & Bus depends on sailing date & time.

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#2  Stay & Play
Departs at Pier 55 or AGC Marina*

With this experience, you will: 

  • Find your own way to and from the boat
  • Enjoy a 2 hour, live-narrated one way trip through the Ballard Locks
  • End your tour in a different location

*Locations listed when making reservation online

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2019 Prices*2019 Prices*
Boat & BusStay & Play
Adults (13+)$50$43
Seniors (65+)$45$37
Youths (4-12)$27$20
Kids (3 and under)FreeFree
BOOK BOOK
*Above price is pre-tax and excludes a web transaction fee. Prices are in US Dollars (USD). For a detailed breakdown, visit our Fees Overview page.

DEPARTURE INFORMATION

The Locks Cruise, Boat & Bus departs from Pier 55 on the Seattle Waterfront – 1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101.

The Locks Cruise, Stay & Play departs from either Pier 55 on the Seattle Waterfront or the AGC Marina in South Lake Union, Please check boarding confirmation for boarding location.

Parking Info

Depending on your booking date and time, you may be riding the coach from Pier 55 to your boarding location, or from your de-boarding location back to Pier 55.

Map Legend:
Green = Cruise Route
Red = Motorcoach 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. Seating on board our vessels is first-come, first-served and will begin 20 minutes prior to departure. Vessel available on the day of your sailing may vary.

Before you depart:

1Book your reservations

2E-pass or print at home

3Board your vessel

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