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Argosy Cruise Ships
Piers 55, 56 & 57 1201 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 98101
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Locks Cruise
89 ratings
4.7 average rating
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John Hsia Red Velvet
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3 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 01 2010

As a local, I found the cruise to be very informative, entertaining and relaxing. The narration during the cruise and the going through the locks was the highlight.

I don't think the cruise is worth their regular MSRP but at the goldstar...continued

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended May 13 2011

A friend was visiting from NYC, and I debated whether to do this tour or the shorter lakes tour. I am so glad I chose this one!

We lucked out and had a beautiful, clear day. There were great views of downtown, the Olympics, Alki, various parks,...continued

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 05 2011

This is a great cruise. You get a fairly good tour of the Seattle harbor area, which is great, but it really becomes special when you approach Ballard by water and go through the locks, finishing up with Lake Union. We loved it.

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Since 1963, locals and visitors alike have enjoyed Argosy’s 2½-hour Locks Tour. The cruise connects the salt water of Puget Sound and the fresh water of Lake Union via the Hiram Chittenden Locks. Enjoy live narration of Seattle’s history, while viewing the historic waterfront. View the spectacular city skyline one of the world’s largest shipping terminals, the majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges and the Sleepless in Seattle houseboat community. The overland loop is connected via Gray Line of Seattle motor coach. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase on board.

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