Fast Ferry Excursions

Update 6/17: Thank you for your interest in booking a private charter with us. We are experiencing a significantly high volume of charter inquiries and, unfortunately, can no longer accept more requests. We will begin taking new charter inquiries the week of July 19. 


NEW! Fast Ferry Excursions

Cruise out to Blake Island on a private Fast Ferry – a quick 27 minutes from dock-to-dock. Bring your family, colleagues or small group for a day packed full of adventure and culture. Once you’re out on Blake Island, choose from either a 60-minute Coast Salish Cultural Presentation in the Tillicum Theater or a 120-minute Guided Nature Walk. Then, enjoy lunch from our Longhouse Café with stunning views of Seattle in the distance. Top your day off fireside while you roast s’mores* and scroll through the day’s pics (and decide which is the best to post).

$80 Package Includes:
- Private transportation on the Northwest Adventurer
- Cultural Presentation OR Guided Nature Walk
- Fire table
- Voucher for lunch combo that includes soup, salad and a sandwich
- Coupon for 10% off Tillicum Gift Shop
- Minimum group size: 10, maximum group size: 20
- Offered June 14-September 26

Itinerary Options
Sample itineraries are provided below. Talk with our sales team today to customize your experience!

Early Culture: 4 Hours
- Depart Seattle: 11 a.m.
- Cultural Presentation: 11:45 a.m.
- Lunch: 1 p.m.
- Free time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
- Depart Blake Island: 2:30 p.m.
- Arrive in Seattle: 3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Culture: 4 Hours
- Depart Seattle: 12 p.m.
- Lunch: 12:45 p.m.
- Cultural Presentation: 1:45 p.m.
- Free time: 2:45-3:30 p.m.
- Depart Blake Island: 3:30 p.m.
- Arrive in Seattle: 4:00 p.m.

Early Nature: 5 Hours
- Depart Seattle: 11 a.m.
- Guided Nature Walk: 11:30 a.m.
- Lunch: 1:30 p.m.
- Free time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
- Depart Blake Island: 3:30 p.m.
- Arrive in Seattle: 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Nature: 5 Hours
- Depart Seattle: 12 p.m.
- Lunch: 12:30 p.m.
- Free time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
- Guided Nature Walk: 2:00 p.m.
- Free time: 4:00-4:30 p.m.
- Depart Blake Island: 4:30 p.m.
- Arrive in Seattle: 5:00 p.m.

Coast Salish Cultural Presentation
Immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Coast Salish tribes in the Tillicum Theater. Enjoy a 1-hour cultural presentation featuring masks, regalia and ancestral dances and storytelling. After the presentation, you are invited to stay for Q&A with our knowledgeable cultural staff.

Guided Nature Walk
Enjoy a 2.4 mile (round-trip) docent-led nature walk with interpretation of the forest’s flora and fauna. Take a quick break on the beach to take in the spectacular views before you head back to the Tillicum Longhouse.

*S’mores kit not included in package

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