Private Ballard Locks, Gas Works Park and Houseboats Tour


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Discover the Hiram Chittenden Locks as your watch boats "lock through" and see local salmon and harbor seals. Head over to Gas Works, a one-of-a-kind iconic park with stunning views, and see the area's houseboat communities.
Duration:  3hrs
Cancellation:  48hrs
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  • Make your way to the Hiram Chittenden Locks and learn what it means for boats to “lock through” as it watch it happen right before your eyes
  • Look for baby salmon heading out to sea and adult salmon returning through the fish ladder
  • Uncover the history of the locks, how they transformed Seattle and why they are so important to maintaining the levels of the lakes behind it
  • Visit Gas Works Park, a former industrial site transformed into one of Seattle’s favorite and most iconic parks to celebrate the fourth of July
  • Keep an eye out for sea planes landing/taking off and drive by Seattle’s houseboat communities along Lake Union to get a feel for this unique neighborhood

What's Included

  • Private tour
  • Bottled water, coffee, and tea

Additional Information

Wear comfy shoes and appropriate weather gear as much of this tour is outside.


Kids 8+ are welcome.

Cancellation policy

Full refunds for cancellations made at least 48 hours in advance.


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