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cruise ship in the Port of Seattle

Photo by Port of Seattle

Welcome to Seattle!

Don’t miss seeing Seattle on the tour voted #1 for more than a decade!

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Before or after your Alaskan cruise, we hope you have extra time in the beautiful city of Seattle. We’d love to show you around on a 90-minute land TO water adventure. Afterall, your Seattle experience starts right here at Ride the Ducks aboard a DUKW)!

Kids always have fun on a Duck tour, but there’s more to a Duck Tour than just jokes. Since the Denny party landed on Alki in 1851, Seattle-ites have been figuring out how to make Seattle even more spectacular. Our horses-and-wagons navigated the legendary hills by shaving off the hilltops (yes, the hills used to be steeper!) and we solved a unique toilet issue of the late 1800’s by raising the streets (it was our #1 and #2 problem of that era). If all this all sounds very strange, we know! It is! We’ll fill in the details on your tour with your trained Tour Guide.

Then, SPLASH into Lake Union with your USCG-Certified Captain for breathtaking views of the skyline! This is one sightseeing adventure you won’t want to miss!

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Port Valet

Explore Seattle luggage-free before heading to Sea-Tac Airport to catch your flight!

The Port of Seattle offers a complimentary service called Port Valet that sends your luggage to the airport when you disembark your cruise ship for FREE. Don’t worry about checking your bags at the airport–they will be delivered to your airline and you can go straight to security.

How Do I Get To Ride The Ducks?

Seattle has two Cruise Terminals:

Bell Street Terminal on Pier 66 (about a 5 minute drive or Uber to Seattle Center)
Smith Cove Terminal at Pier 91 (about a 10 minute drive or Uber to Seattle Center)

Seattle offers a FREE shuttle from the cruise ship terminals to many stops downtown. Look for the orange North & South Loop shuttle and get off at stop A at Seattle Center, near the Space Needle.

It’s easy to take a taxi or use a rideshare app such as Uber or Lyft to reach Seattle Center from either cruise terminal. The address is 516 Broad Street
Seattle, WA 98109. Looking for more information about getting around the city?
Click here.

What Can I Do Before or After My Tour?

There are plenty of convenient attractions near our location! We’ve answered that for you here.

Amenities

If you’re travelling with small children or have items to store during the tour, we can hold your luggage or strollers at our ticket booth.

We’re Here To Help

We hope this gives you a better idea of how to plan your pre-cruise or post-cruise visit to Seattle. If you’ve gotten this far, you can probably see that we love this city and we want your visit to be awesome. We’ve welcomed more than 3.5 million smiles (and counting!) since 1997 and we’d like to welcome you next! If you have ANY questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 206-441-DUCK(3825) or ducks@ridetheducksofseattle.com. We hope to see you #onaduck!

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Traveling with a group of 20 or more? Find out about our group discounts!