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3-Hour Seattle City Tour

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Get an overview of the major attractions and highlights of Seattle on a three hour tour in a comfortable motor coach with no more than 14 guests. Fun, entertaining, and informative guides provide local flavor with personal anecdotes and historical nuggets only a local could know.  Hop off for picture postcard photo ops, and take a deeper dive at points of interest like Fisherman's Terminal and The Ballard Locks.
  • Minibus tour of Seattle, for first-time visitors or those short on time
  • Travel with a small group, which ensures personalized attention
  • Minibus can access areas that other large coaches can't
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off makes this tour a convenient option
What to Expect
Begin your Seattle overview with convenient pickup at your downtown Seattle hotel. Climb into a minibus and join your group of no more than 12 travelers. Head for Seattle Center and the Space Needle and hear about its history from your guide. Move on to bustling Pike Place Market, the site of the first Starbucks. Enjoy the scenic Elliott Bay waterfront, filled with parks, piers, and docks. In Pioneer Square, your guide recounts Seattle's beginnings and notes its modern iteration as a hub for culture and nightlife. Learn about the many ethnic communities that call Seattle home in the Chinatown-International District. See Lake Union’s floating homes. At the University of Washington, you'll view the famous Fremont Troll and see the city from Kerry Park. Your overview of Seattle ends at your tour's original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Departs from downtown Seattle only. Pickup available at most downtown Seattle hotels, or at our General pickup point near Westlake Center: Wells Fargo Bank, 1620-4th Ave.  
  • Pickup and drop off
  • Transport by air conditioned coach - 14 passenger limit
  • Guided narration by a professional local guide
  • Hop off at 3 points during the tour for photos and more
  • Local taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Hotel pickup and drop off only available for the 9am and 10am tour departures, and only for downtown Seattle hotels.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the City Tour at the last minute, after the tour we booked with another company cancelled overnight, as we were flying to Seattle. Although a small hassle, we are very happy it worked out that way, as our tour guide, Laila, was so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank Pathfinder207094
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip is a must do - our guide James was like Mr Seattle - what he didn’t know wasn’t worth knowing. This was one of the best guided tours we have ever been in, his comfy minibus carried 12 around all the sights and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank PaulJFadden
Reviewed 1 week ago

She was awesome! Very informative. Lots of anecdotes an historic tales. Very entertaining. She even bought us candied salmon so we could try it. Would recommend 100%.

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank Tichonn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would recommend taking this tour on the first day of your trip, gives a great broad overview of the place, it’s people, industries and history both geographical and anthropological. My only very minor disappointment was that we didn’t get out of the bus at Pike...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank veggieLisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

David (DC, I think) was our tour guide, retired Navy and with lots of travel experience, he was very knowledgeable and interesting. He focused on geography, history, and culture, to put everything we experienced into a coherent context. We loved it, and it made us...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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18 September 2019|
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Response from Cindy B | Reviewed this property |
They might. You may want to contact them direct. We were picked up at our hotel and the others on the tour were picked up from there hotel.
10 August 2019|
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Response from frankbI3968ZQ | Reviewed this property |
Not on our tour, even with Elvis.
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