Queen of Seattle Paddle Wheel Cruises

South Lake Union,Belltown,Cascade

84 Ratings

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Steam engines power century-old paddle wheeler through city & mountainscapes on Lake Union & Lake Washington Ship Canal

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Promotional value expires Oct 23, 2012. Amount paid never expires. 24hr cancellation notice required. Operates in all weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Steam power never loses its charm, which explains the longevity of both riverboats and cartoon characters that get mad. Revel in antique pastimes with this Groupon.

$19 for a Two-Hour Paddle-Wheel Cruise (Up to a $39 Value)

Passengers board the steam-powered Queen of Seattle ––an 1800s-style paddle-wheel boat––for a two-hour cruise that tours Lake Union and Lake Washington Ship Canal, passing the Space Needle and Fisherman’s Terminal. The cruise includes a live Klondike cabaret show and steam-calliope performance. Through narration, crew members clad in authentic 19th-century garb expound on the history of the Seattle region and the 1800s Alaska Gold Rush. <p>

All cruises depart Thursday–Monday at the following times:

  • Through September 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • September 27–October 22 at 1 p.m.<p>

Queen of Seattle Paddle Wheel Cruises

The Queen of Seattle was built in the early 1980s—about a century after the era after which she's styled. For many years the vessel transported sightseers across the Sacramento River, under the name Elizabeth Louise. She briefly relocated to Alaska before finding her home in Seattle, where she has ferried private, public, and charter passengers across Lake Union and Lake Washington Ship Canal waters. Her tours are known for blending historical narration with on-board cabaret-style entertainment.

The 275-passenger ship is a unique sight on Seattle's waterways, fully evoking the late 1800s with steam-powered rear paddles and a staff that dons period costumes. Below deck, a viewing area unveils the ancient secrets behind the boat's actual 1884 reciprocating steam engines, allowing guests to watch the mighty pistons whistle while they work or take occasional smoke breaks.

Customer Reviews

84 Ratings

Fun time with family
Pam G. · December 13, 2015
Great cruise for out if town guest or an afternoon in the sun
Terri R. · April 18, 2014
Took my daughter & her fiance it was a very relaxing fun time we all enjoyed very much
Sue S. · January 29, 2014
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    South Lake Union,Belltown,Cascade

    860 Terry Ave N

    Seattle, WA 98109

    +18777833616

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