Locks Cruise Tour

What to expect
  • Take a special tour along the Seattle Harbor and explore the Ballard Locks
  • Discover how the locks work as your boat raises up to freshwater level
  • Take in stunning sights like the Seattle skyline, Mt. Rainer, and GasWorks Park
  • Bring the kids and make it a fun family trip
Take a one-of-a-kind trip with the kids through the saltwater of Puget Sound and the fresh water of Lake Union via the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, a.k.a. the Ballard Locks.

Enjoy live narration as you sail along and take in the sights. Then, you’ll experience a unique tour through the Locks themselves.

See how the locks work as the boat is lifted to the freshwater level, and learn about Seattle’s fishing communities.

You’ll also hear some famous names in the mix, like the Deadliest Catch boats and the Sleepless in Seattle floating home community, as you make your way along the waters.

Note: All ages are welcome on this tour. Children under age 3 are free. Cruises do not run on Christmas day. Tours run rain or shine.
Key Highlights
Price $40.75 per guest
Duration / Session 2.5 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final. However, you may reschedule or receive credit if at least 72 hours notice is provided.

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