For over 70 years Argosy Cruises has been proud to be Seattle’s “friend with a boat,” showing locals and visitors a side of Seattle they rarely get to see. Come discover and celebrate the beauty, tradition, and history of the Pacific Northwest by boat on one of our seven fully-narrated, family-friendly tours. Your tickets to spectacular views and majestic backdrops await!
Harbor Cruise – 1 hour tour
The quintessential Seattle cruise experience. Learn Seattle history, be dazzled by the ever-evolving Emerald City skyline, explore the workings of our shipping port and get a close-up view of Seattle’s historic waterfront. All this while surrounded by the beauty of Elliott Bay and the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges.
Locks Cruise – 2 hour tour
Travel from salt to fresh water – through the beating workboat heart of Seattle – and become the attraction to those on shore as your vessel raises up or lowers with 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.
Saturday Wine Cruise – 1 ½ hour tour
Sit back, sip, and savor the wine (and views). Our professionally trained wine stewards will guide you through tastings of each featured vintage as we enjoy the waters connecting Lake Union and Lake Washington. This 1.5 hr cruise is highlights & sights only, no narration. Adults 21+ and minors are welcome.
Sunday Historical Cruise – 1 ½ hour tour
Our journey begins in the South Lake Union neighborhood, then navigates bays and canals to discover how the city evolved from a backwater logging town into an international hub of innovation and creativity. Around every bend our professional tour guides will reveal historical secrets (like the tricks of the prohibition-era rum runners), and illustrate how the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic rowing team scored one of the most improbable gold medals in U.S. history. Bring the family to enjoy themselves on this informative 1.5 hr sailing.
Lake Washington Cruise – 1 ½ hour tour
Live life as one of Puget Sound’s technology and business innovators. Learn the history of Kirkland and the Eastside, cruise past magnificent lakeside properties, and relax and enjoy one of the world’s truly beautiful urban lakes.
Tillicum Excursion – 4 hour experience
Escape modern life and watch history come alive. This experience includes passage to and from Blake Island, a traditionally-prepared alder fire roasted fish, and a Northwest Native American storytelling and live stage performance with technology enhancements. After the show, explore the lush forest trails and beach areas.
Evergreen Excursion– 4 hour experience
4-hour adventure featuring a locally inspired meal and the opportunity to choose your own Island Activities. Discover Seattle’s natural surroundings on the narrated cruise to Blake Island State Park and experience the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.