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 floating homes and houseboats, large fishing vessels, seaplanes, majestic city parks, and more.

Choose YOUR experience:

              

#1  Boat & Bus Experience
(Departs/Ends at Pier 55)

Argosy provides the complete trip! With this experience, your tour will either:
A) Begin aboard our boat at Pier 55 OR
B)
Begin by boarding our motor coach partner at Pier 55 to meet our boat in
Lake Union.

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

  • Departs & Returns to Pier 55
  • 2 hour, live-narrated one way trip through the Chittenden Locks
  • 30 min Bus transportation to or from Pier 55 to complete the tour

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#2  Stay & Play Experience
(Departs/Ends Pier 55 OR AGC Marina)

Find your own way to & from the boat tour! With this experience, your tour will either: 
A) Begin aboard our boat at Pier 55 & end at AGC Marina in Lake Union OR
B) 
Begin aboard our boat at AGC Marina in Lake Union & end at Pier 55.

Locations listed by time when making your reservation.

  • Find your own way to & from the boat, allowing you time to explore!
  • 2 hour, live-narrated one way trip through the Chittenden Locks
  • More information here Locks Cruise, Stay & Play

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2017 Rates
Walk Up*
Online Discount*
(1 day in advance)
2017 Rates
Walk Up*
Online Discount*
(1 day in advance)
BOAT & BUSSTAY & PLAY
Adults (13+)$44.00Save $4$40.00Save $4
Seniors (65+)$39.00Save $3$35.00Save $3
Youth (4-12)$20.00Save $2$18.00Save $2
Kids (3 and under)FREEFREEFREEFREE
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*A $1.25 Booking Fee is included in each pre-tax ticket price.
Taxes and Fees are also added to the total ticket price at checkout
which includes a 6% Web Transaction Fee and 10.1% State Tax (King County).
For a detailed breakdown, visit our Fees Overview page for additional information.

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ADVANCE ONLINE DISCOUNTS

Book a Lock Cruise Boat & Bus throught the website, at lease (1) one day in advance of your desired sailing date and receive a discounted rate. Online discount only.

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UPGRADE your Seattle CityPASS

-Purchase a Seattle CityPASS (Save 45%)
UPGRADE to a Locks Cruise.

 

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AAA MEMBER DISCOUNT

Are you a AAA Member? A 20% discount is available on any of our five public sightseeing cruises if you book your tickets online!

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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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