Slide With the Seattle Harbor Cruise Tour
An artificial island located in the heart of Seattle, called Harbor Island, is built on the Duwamish River and expanded till Elliott Bay. This harbor was built by Puget Sound/Bridge and Dredging Company in 1909. Harbor Island is known as the largest artificial island that exists in the world and covers an area of approximately 350 acres.
Since 1912, this artificial island has been a part of many business and commercial activities like manufacturing of secondary lead, cargo shipping, metal production, storage units for petroleum, etc. If you are travelling to Washington and want to have the time of your life, then check out the Seattle Harbor Cruise Tour.
Argosy Cruises were the first to offer a Seattle tour via cruise. Since 1949, the most famous attraction for millions of people visiting Seattle is the Argosy Cruise. The guests using Argosy Cruises are allowed an hour of exploration of the beautiful and significant harbor of Seattle. The tour is narrated by an expert guide who also explains the history of the skyline views of the city, including the famous Space Needle and Mountain Rainier.
The Argosy Cruises have wide open decks where visitors can enjoy the beauty of the surrounding areas and can make memories for lifetime. The Seattle Harbor tour uses the Spirit of Seattle, which is giant ship which accommodates 400 guests for functions and 200 guests for dine-in. During the Harbor tour, the visitors will be able to see the following attractions:
- Vibrant Seaside
- Remarkable Seattle skyline
- Great Ferris Wheel
- The largest shipping stations of the world
- Mountain Rainier
- Majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges
- The Seattle Space Needle
The Seattle CityPass offers great discounts to the visitors. The guests are allowed a discount up to 46% on admission to the 60 minute harbor tour in Argosy’s Cruise. The guests can also avail the discount on the following famous attractions of Seattle:
- Seattle Aquarium
- The Space Needle
- EMP Museum
- Woodland Park Zoo
- The Museum of Flight
- Chihuly Garden and Glass
Besides the above mentioned benefits of CityPass, the visitors will also be able to skip the long queues of tickets and the validity of this pass is up to 9 days.
CityPass Cost and Other Benefits
The Seattle CityPass can also be upgraded to enjoy some other benefits. By default, the CityPass is valid for a one-hour admission to the Harbor Cruise tour but it can be upgraded to the following trips as well:
- Locks Cruise for $19
- Trip to Tillicum Village for $57
The cost of CityPass is about $69 for adults whereas its total value is $127.19. The cost of the same CityPass for children under 12 is about $49.
Location for CityPass Purchase
The CityPass can be purchased directly from the Argosy Cruises kiosk which is located at dock number 59, or it can be purchased from the CityPass website. By doing so, visitors will be able to save a lot of money while visiting the famous locations of Seattle.