First to Board

First to Board

Skip the line, board first! Available only on the Harbor Cruise, this is your exclusive pass to special discounts, priority boarding, and a covered waiting area.


      • First to board, first to the bar, first to find a seat
      • 15% off all beverages during your Harbor Cruise
      • 20% off the Locks Cruise for up to four guests valid up to 1 year from your cruise date
      • Access to our exclusive covered seating area
      • Dedicated concierge available prior to boarding to answer questions and provide tips for your Seattle adventure

How it works

First to Board boarding begins before general boarding. Arrive at least 30 minutes before departure to enjoy our priority boarding perk and the exclusive covered seating area.

Each Harbor Cruise departure has a limited amount of First to Board tickets. Must be purchased for each guest on the booking, excluding Youth & Kid ticketholders who may accompany an Adult or Senior who has First to Board. Purchase online at the time of booking or visit our Pier 55 Reservation Center in-person to upgrade.

CityPASS® ticket holders can upgrade to include First to Board! First, purchase CityPASS® online for immediate mobile ticket delivery. Next, purchase your First to Board upgrade (Adult $15; Child FREE) while reserving your cruise date & time.  LEARN MORE about saving 48% off a Seattle’s top 5 attractions with Seattle CityPASS®

First to Board is only available on the Harbor Cruise.