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Seattle's Favorite Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise provided by Candere Cruising

Seattle's Favorite Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise

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2 adults
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Your first round of drinks is complimentary on this Lake Union cocktail cruise. Join a small group of passengers aboard a cozy vessel for sightseeing in Seattle. It’s a celebratory way to enjoy classic landmarks like the Space Needle, Gas Works Park, and Husky Stadium—all narrated by your captain and local guide.
  • Cocktail cruise on Lake Union: a unique way to sightsee in Seattle
  • Watch seaplane take-offs and landings up close from the water
  • First round of drinks and live narration included
  • Select a morning, midday, afternoon, evening, or city lights cruise
Important Information
Departure Point
1341 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
  • Local guide
  • Sightseeing cruise with narration
  • Vessel is equipped to be comfortable in any weather
  • First round of drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of six people per booking
  • No animals allowed on board
  • Cruise runs rain or shine, the boat can be enclosed
  • Captain reserves the right to terminate any cruise before or during if unsafe conditions arise. 'Unsafe condition' includes, but is not limited to, the weather, mechanical failure, intoxication of passengers, unsafe or inappropriate behavior of passengers
  • Bring any food and nonalcoholic beverages as desired (including coolers or picnic baskets). Beer, wine, and cocktails are available for purchase on board (first round is complimentary)
  • Smoking is prohibited
  • Boat is equipped with bathrooms
  • Consult a physician if suffering from motion sickness
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Valerie S wrote a review Aug 2020
Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States52 contributions22 helpful votes
We took the lovely 'sunset' tour, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. I loved the relaxing, leisurely cruise. The aspect of the cruise I most enjoyed was one that I had not anticipated. The cruise gave us a wonderful flavor of life and culture in Seattle! As we floateded by all the
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Date of experience: August 2020
Rachel L wrote a review Mar 2020
Virginia Beach, Virginia8 contributions2 helpful votes
Our tour guide, Maleine was awesome! The tour itself was the perfect amount of time, super informative, relaxed, and so cool! We loved watching the seaplanes take off and land. My fiance and I live here and we learned so much about our neighborhood. We went with some family who
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Date of experience: March 2020
Mir_Camps wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
Loved having free parking right where you meet for the boat. The Captain was very knowledgeable of all the lakes we cruised on. Very polite when it came to the alcoholic drinks. I had a mule and my gf had a marg. Learned so much about Seattle I never knew about. make sure to
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Date of experience: October 2019
Lina wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions
This was a wonderful cruise with a beautiful view of Seattle. Captain Madelaine and Travis were very friendly and super fun. This was a solo trip for me and she made me feel very comfortable and included in the group. This was a 2 hour sightseeing tour that was absolutely
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Date of experience: October 2019
Shannon wrote a review Oct 2019
Huntsville, Alabama5 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a wonderful cocktail cruise with Ben as our guide. He was hilarious and a great host! This is the perfect l, relaxing way to experience the wonderful sights of Seattle Lake Union with plenty of opportunities for pictures. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator

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By: Candere Cruising
Laura H
Relaxing and informative
We had a lovely time on our two hour lake tour with Dylan. The boat was absolutely charming and we enjoyed sipping
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This was the second cruise we have taken with Candere Crusing!! We are locals (Everett area) and we absolutely love
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Private Sail
What a fun experience. We had never been sailing before. This was a great experience on the Sound. Breathtaking vie
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The perfect sunset cruise!
We booked a 3 hour sunset cruise as a belated celebration of my sister's birthday. We had the BEST time on our crui
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Captain Maddy the Mervelous
Captain Maddy was fantastic! She knew so much about the sites we passed. She was also alert to others in the water
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Amazing one hour Boat trip
Boat trip was super fun! Great view of lake and downtown Seattle. Captain/ bartender was super friendly. Drinks wer
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Great time!
Really nice comfortable boat, super friendly and knowledgeable Captain and the weather was fantastic. Will definite
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Fantastic tour for locals and tourists - great value and so much fun!
We took the two hour Lake Union/Lake Washington private tour. It was fantastic. The boat is nice with a table in th
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Such a great time!
My family was in town visiting from MI and I wanted them to see the beauty of South Lake Union and that area! Our C
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So Amazing
This was so beautiful and very enjoyable! I recommend this!!!! Natalie was awesome and we really enjoyed her!
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Good Sound Experience
It was very relaxing and a peaceful ride. Got to see Mt. Rainier, Mt. Baker, and Mt. Olympus very well. While it
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It was perfect
I got the sail boat sunset ride for my proposal to my girlfriend. I had friends and family with me and everybody lo
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Seattle Cruise with Family!
Excellent Cruise! My family and I had a great time and the view of all Seattle was beautiful. Our guide was awesome
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A wonderful evening cruise
We had a lovely evening cruise around Lake Union. It was a perfect summer evening to spend with our family enjoyin
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Private Sunset Sailing
Had an amazing time on our private sailing experience and the captain was very accommodating with covid currently h
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Key Details
  • Space Needle, Gas Works Park, and 6 more
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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