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Argosy, Your Friend with a Boat

They say the only thing better than having a boat is having a friend with a boat. And for over 60 years we've been proud to be Seattle's "friend with a boat," showing locals and visitors a side of Seattle they rarely get to see.

Since our early days as Seattle's Spring Street Water Taxi, Argosy Cruises has been a Seattle institution. As a family-owned and operated company, we're part of the community and take pride in showing it off, as well as in giving back. And we consider it a privilege to be able to share this area's breathtaking beauty and fascinating history.

Currently, Argosy Cruises operates a variety of vessels providing private and public cruises around the Puget Sound area. Argosy Cruises offers must-see tourist attractions, such as the Lakes, Locks and Harbor Cruises and hosts countless weddings, trips to Tillicum Village, corporate events and community activities, including the Christmas Shipâ„¢ Festival, Pacific Marine Research trips and Camp Goodtimes, A non-profit that provides cost-free, medically supervised "camp experience" for children with cancer.


Camille James

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
We did the one hour harbor cruise in the evening which does a loop around the bay. Our guide was new and did a fabulous job of providing entertaining informational tidbits. And it was nice just to be out on the water. There were good options for those who wanted to sit outside in the fresh air as well as those who wanted to be inside. They also offered snacks and drinks for sale during the cruise and the boat has restroom facilities. Recommend bringing a jacket as it can be cool and windy on the water.

Mike Price

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
Fantastic experience. We were lucky to barely catch a 1-hour harbor tour and we all had a great time. The ride was smooth, the boat was clean and tidy, the staff was helpful and friendly, and the narration on the tour was both entertaining as well as informational. It was a fantastic way to burn an hour with our limited time in the Seattle area (less than a day). Would highly recommend it and would certainly do it again.

Random Hippos

Friday, June 29, 2018
Very nice ride, good service, and amazing narration. Reasonable prices for such an amazing experience and magnificent views. The only problem would be that as you enter the boat, they snap a quick photo of you. This is fine, but then they try to charge you 15 dollars for it , and are very desperate in advertising it. Otherwise, the experience was exciting, and I would definitely recommend it for anybody who appreciates seeing incredible views, or as a quick family excursion.

Nick Langel

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Awesome tour, Greta if you get it with the city pass. Highly recommend the city pass because you will save a lot of money in the long run. This tour was an hour long, and we saw so many sweet views from downtown, the industry ship yard! The guide had so many great comments and interesting facts of the city. Have done many bay tours around the west coast, and this was in my top 3 favorites!

Ganesh Kumar

Monday, July 23, 2018
Took this ride as a part of the city pass. It was definitely worth it. They take you take you to areas which are generally not accessible and you get to see Seattle skyline from different angles. The guide was very knowledgeable and explained everything with clarity. It was quite windy and cold when we took this but recommend to keep a jacket or sweater. Pay attention to the huge cargo ships around Elliott bay.

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