Seattle Lunch Cruise: A Taste of History on Elliott Bay

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Seattle Lunch Cruise: A Taste of History on Elliott Bay information and booking

2 hours
Departs from
Pier 56 on the Seattle Central Waterfront
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Saturdays and Sundays at 12pmBoarding is at 11:30am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Get a taste of Seattle's history on this 2-hour lunch cruise around Elliott Bay. While dining on delicious Seattle fare, such as smoked salmon, warm sourdough bread and Crab Louis salad, learn about the city's rich history from the Native Americans to the Gold Rush to today. Onboard narration allows you the freedom to dine, explore the boat and take in fantastic scenic views while listening to interesting historical facts and anecdotes about the city.

Learn all about Seattle's rich history on this 2-hour lunch cruise on Elliott Bay. While dining on quintessential Seattle fare, including smoked salmon, Crab Louis salad and warm sourdough bread, take in views of Seattle's iconic city skyline. Listen to the informative and interesting onboard narration as you dine and enjoy a relaxing cruise.

Learn how the city was founded by the Native Americans. More than a century and a half ago, however, the name ‘Seattle’ could not be found on a map -- the original town site was named ‘Seattle’ by European settlers during the Gold Rush era, honoring a Duwamish Indian leader named Sealth who had befriended the first settlers. Uncover details about how Seattle has now become one of the most ‘engineered’ cities in the world. You’ll get a true taste of history!

What's included

  • 2-hour cruise on elliott bay
  • Buffet lunch
  • Narration about the history of seattle

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off