Private Seattle Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise in Seattle, WA

Candére Cruising1341 N Northlake WaySeattle, WA 98103
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Total Price: $56.00 (USD)


See Seattle’s iconic sights and landmarks like the Space Needle, Gas Works Park, floating homes, mega yachts, and more aboard this private Seattle Cruise by Candere Cruising. Enjoy personalized attention and complimentary first round of drinks from your skipper/bartender (additional drinks available for purchase) as you relax and take in the beauty of Seattle.

up to 3 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Seattle Travel Experts
  • Arrive 15-20 minutes before departure time.
  • This is a private cruise. Only your group will participate.
  • Includes first round of cocktails. Additional drinks available for purchase onboard.
  • Guests are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or small cooler of food and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • State regulations prohibit outside alcohol from being brought on board.
  • Up to six passengers max per cruise.
  • Cruise operates in all weather conditions. Casual dress, closed-toe shoes and a light jacket are recommended.


from Private Seattle Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise
Your adventure begins as you embark from the North Side of Lake Union and enjoy a leisurely cruise around Lake Union. Sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail (or mocktail) while soaking up all the amazing views of Seattle and discovering what makes the Northwest so special.

Even on a rainy day, this is one of the best things to do in Seattle! All boats have the option of being enclosed to keep you dry and comfortable. Canderé Cruising's intimate experiences for up to six guests allow you to explore Seattle's waterways in luxury and style. Canderé Cruising will introduce you to Seattle in ways you never imagined possible. Get close to Seattle's floating home and houseboat community, beautiful classic cruisers, modern mega yachts, and breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier and the Seattle skyline!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Private Seattle Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise

Where does Candere Cruising's Private Seattle Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise depart from?

Cruises depart from 1341 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103, USA. Please walk around to the left side of the Divers Institute building. (Face the front door, go left). Please DO NOT go into the Divers Institute. Go down the ramp into the parking lot. The boat will be waiting for you at the end near the picnic tables and plants. Please arrive 15-20 minutes before departure, as each trip leaves on time.

How long is the tour?

The entire Private Seattle Sightseeing and Cocktail Cruise is 1 or 2 hours long. Check the section above for the type of tour you'd like to be a part of!

What’s included in this Candere Cruising Seattle tour?

This is a Lake Union boat tour. You will have the opportunity to enjoy an up close and personal view of seaplanes taking off and landing, see sights such as the Space Needle, Gas Works Park, the Fremont Bridge, St. Marks Cathedral as well as dozens of floating homes, including the Sleepless in Seattle floating home from the perspective of the water, and see hundreds of boats from classic cruisers to modern mega yachts all around Lake Union. You can also sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail (or mocktail) during the entire trip! The entire cruise will be narrated by your knowledgeable captain with history highlights on the founding of Seattle, Lake Union, and the various sites seen along the way.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?

The vessel is not handicap accessible, but the local operator will try to accommodate a person with limited mobility when needed.

What should I bring?

Bring a light jacket or a scarf for this trip. The sailing experience may bring you under the cold breeze and warm sun. It's advisable to bring sunscreen on this trip.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes! There will be a lot of opportunities for you to take amazing photos on this day's sail.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothing on this sail Candere Cruising tour. Casual dressing and closed shoes are recommended.

Can I bring my own food/beverages?

You are most welcome to bring food aboard the boat, but no BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) is allowed. State regulations prohibit outside alcohol from being brought on board; additional drinks are available for purchase on board.

What safety precautions are in place during the tour?

All vessels get enclosed/inside spaces so guests will be dry and comfortable regardless of the weather. Life jackets and a well-trained tour will be with you throughout the journey.