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Seattle Locks Cruise - Round trip Boat & Bus Package

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy this entertaining and educational 2.5-hour sightseeing tour of Seattle from Ballard Locks. The locks provide a link for boats between the saltwater of Puget Sound and the freshwater of the Ship Canal, which then connects to Lake Union. Take in the seemingly never-ending view of the city skyline, including the Great Wheel Ferris wheel, the iconic Space Needle, the University of Washington’s Husky Stadium, the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges and majestic Mt Rainier. Also see the houseboat community that featured prominently in the movie Sleepless in Seattle.
    Learn how the locks work as the boat is lifted to the freshwater level of the ship canal. Then while leaving the locks, find out more about Seattle’s fishing communities and the Deadliest Catch boats.
    There are food and beverages options available for purchase on board the boat.
    This tour also includes a 20-minute motor coach transfer before or after the tour, assuring that the tour starts and ends at the same spot along Seattle’s waterfront.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Brad was an incredible guide. As a local, he was knowledgable and entertaining. The information was interesting, not just a tourist fill up.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Beatriz C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Really enjoyed ourselves!! Learned alot on this trip and seen some beautiful things. The crew was great!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank SHANDRA W
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I've lived in Seattle for 20 years and been to the Locks dozens of times. But I had never gone through the locks before. It was a perfect Seattle summer day. A bald eagle and osprey flew over the boat as if on cue. The...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michael S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Absolutely loved this! So informative and fun! I would recommend this to anyone. We had great weather and it was awesome to sit outside.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank quinndog1
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I upgraded the one-hour cruise in the CityPass to the 2.5-hour Locks Cruise (Boat & Bus option). It cost an extra USD20 but was well worth it - particularly given I had already been on the ferry to and from Bainbridge Island, so felt I'd...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank kazlynp
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    11 August 2019|
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    Response from jdc8123 | Reviewed this property |
    We went on a day where the weather was sunny with minimal wind. The boat is big enough that I Did not feel the waves.
    10 July 2019|
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    Response from Marge M | Reviewed this property |
    The locks tour was great and twice as long as the harbor tour. If I'm correctly understanding what you bought, you only got the harbor tour. You might want to call Argosy ahead of time to check on being able to upgrade... More
    15 June 2019|
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    Response from gatecrasher | Reviewed this property |
    No don’t think so we were walk ups and bought at the pier
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