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OctoCam!  Spot the Octopus (live video only during daylight hours) 




Seattle Waterfront Boat Rides

Dozens of sailings daily!

See Seattle, Elliott Bay and the Puget Sound from a different perspective!  Whether you are a visitor or a local, the Seattle Waterfront is your gateway to the sea straight from downtown.  The boat trips and tours from here range from 1-hour harbor cruises to overnight excursions in some of the world’s most beautiful waters.  Want to smell the breath of a whale and taste the liquor (juice) of a live oyster?  Your Seattle Waterfront adventure starts here!



Destinations & Sailing schedules.  Check out the new ticketing and tourist office at PIER 55 on the Seattle Waterfront:

Harbor Cruise (1 hour water tour of Seattle; under $30*)
Ballard Locks Cruise (2.5 hours cruise of Ballard Locks; under $50*)
Saturday Wine Tasting on Lake Union (1.5 hours; under $50*)
Sunday Historical Cruise on Lake Union (1.5 hours; under $30*)
Lake Washington Cruise (1.5 hours; under $35*)
Tillicum Excursion (island cruise, meal & show; under $90*)

* Children 0-3 ride free.  Discounts for youth and seniors.  Save $ by ordering tickets online.  Argosy has a great website, check them out.



Destinations & Sailing Schedules. PIER 69 on the Seattle Waterfront:

Seattle to Victoria Fast Passenger Ferry (Year-round)
Seattle to San Juans Fast Passenger Ferry (Year-round*)
$99 Whale Watching from Seattle (Spring-Summer-Fall*)
Gulf Islands Whale Watching from Seattle (Spring-Summer-Fall)
Grey Whale Watching from Seattle (Spring only*)

* Stays in Washington waters.  No passport required.  Check out the awesome Clipper whale photos, videos and more.



Sailing schedules.  PIERS 50-52 on the Seattle Waterfront: 

Bainbridge Ferry (35 minutes crossing*)
Bremerton Ferry (60 minutes crossing*)
West Seattle Passenger Ferry (10-15 minutes crossing)
Vashon Island Passenger Ferry (22 minutes crossing)

* There is no fare collected or ticket required for the return leg to Seattle.


LET’S GO SAILING – back next year

Sailing schedules. PIER 56 on the Seattle Waterfront (closed for the season – see you in 2019):

Daily Seattle Sailing Cruises (1 hour; $36*)
Daily Seattle Sunset Sail (2.5 hours; $55*)
Seattle Private Sailing Yacht Charters (rent the whole ship for you and your group:-)

* Seven scheduled sailings daily on two 70-foot sailing yachts.  Discounts for youth, seniors and military.


PORT OF SEATTLE – Cruise Ships

PIER 66 on the Seattle Waterfront and Pier 91: 

Seattle Cruise Ship Sailing Schedules (2018)



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