Seattle Ballard Locks cruise
Excursions & day trips

Seattle Ballard Locks cruise

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Cruise through the famous Ballard Locks
  • Enjoy live narration on Seattle history
  • See floating home communities and historical bridges
What to expect

Take in stunning views and experience the transition from salt to fresh water on this 2-hour cruise of the Hiram M. Chittenden Ballard Locks! The Locks are one of Seattle's most popular tourist attractions and serve as a barrier between the salt waters of Puget Sound and the freshwater beyond.

The fully narrated cruise will provide knowledge, fun facts and the chance to become the attraction to those onshore as your vessel raises up or lowers from the ever-changing tides of Puget Sound!

Take in views of the Seattle skyline, see the Fremont and Ballard bridges, and enjoy drinks and snacks available for purchase on board.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Seattle Locks Cruise
    • Narrated tour
    Reduced price
    • Seniors (ages 65+)
    • Youth (ages 4-12)
    • Children (ages 3 and under): free
    Where
    Meeting point:

    The Locks Cruise departs from either the Seattle Waterfront or the AGC Marina in South Lake Union. You will need to contact the provider using the contact information in your voucher to receive the exact departure location. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure time.

    What to remember
    • No outside drinks are permitted, beverages will be available for purchase on board
    • No outside food is permitted, food available for purchase will include pre-packaged sandwiches, salads and snacks
    • You will have the choice of indoor or outdoor seating
    • All vessels are equipped with gender-specific, gender-neutral or single-stall restrooms
    • ADA accessibility: The crew is trained to help guests with wheelchairs, strollers, scooters, etc. to navigate the docks, vessels and facilities
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    When
    • Please see the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Argosy Cruises
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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