Westlake Center

At 4th Avenue & Pine in the heart of Downtown Seattle

400 Pine ST—Seattle, WA 98101


Our Westlake Center Location is open March 31 through September 30.

Our Westlake Center location is at the corner of 4th Avenue and Pine Street, next to Starbucks at Westlake Center mall and just blocks from Pike Place Market at the foot of the Monorail. Look for the DUKW-shaped kiosk at the top of the plaza steps.

Due to special events in downtown Seattle, our Westlake Center location is closed on the day of Pride Parade, Seafair Torchlight Parade, and the Friday after Thanksgiving. All tours will depart from our Seattle Center location on these special event days. Ride the Ducks is closed on Thanksgiving, as well as Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Click here for the current schedule.

Which Location Is Closer?

Westlake Center is a convenient walk from most downtown hotels, Pike Place Market and the Convention Center. You can also use the Seattle Monorail from Seattle Center or the Link Light Rail from the airport. If you’re not sure if this is the closest location, let us help you decide or tweet at us!

Westlake Center


Our Westlake Center departure location is in the heart of downtown Seattle, walking distance from most downtown hotels and Pike Place Market! There is limited hourly paid street parking throughout the area, as well as a number of parking garages, so parking in downtown Seattle is easy and convenient! You can visit Downtown Seattle Parking or e-Park to scope out fast and affordable garages throughout Seattle. The Link Light Rail station and the Seattle Monorail both have stops at Westlake Center. Link Light Rail is especially convenient if you’re traveling from Seattle-Tacoma International airport. Ride the Ducks does not own or operate any parking. The tour is 90 minutes long, so if your parking is limited by time, please be sure you purchase enough time.

We understand that if you’re not familiar with the city, driving around in circles without a clue where to park isn’t how you want to spend your day. If this is you, we’d encourage you to park at the Seattle Center parking garage. You can easily access downtown Seattle and Pike Place Market from this location by riding the Seattle Monorail from Seattle Center to Westlake Center.

Call us at 206-441-DUCK(3825) or tweet at us if you need more help deciding which location to ride from! We’re experts on the area and happy to help!


We cannot store strollers or luggage at our Westlake Center location. If you’re travelling with small children or have items to store during the tour, we recommend you depart from our Seattle Center location.


Our Westlake Center location is in the heart of downtown Seattle at Westlake Center mall. It’s a short walk from most downtown hotels, Pioneer Square or up the Pike Street Hillclimb if you’re on the waterfront. If you’re taking the I-5 freeway, use the Union Street exit. Click here for printable directions. If you’re coming directly from the airport, hop on the Link Light Rail for easy and affordable transportation from Sea-Tac Airport.