Private Sailing Adventure on the Puget Sound

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Private Sailing Adventure on the Puget Sound

From USD 549.00

per group (up to 6)

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Sail the seas around Seattle on this private, 3-hour adventure to Puget Sound. Climb aboard the S/V Kingsley and set sail from the Shilshole Bay Marina with an experienced captain leading the way. Learn how to sail or simply sit back and enjoy the view. See an abundance of marine wildlife, the downtown Seattle skyline — including the iconic Space Needle — plus incredible views of the Olympic Mountains, featuring majestic Mount Rainier in the distance.
  • A 3-hour private sailing adventure on the Puget Sound
  • See the downtown Seattle skyline and the Olympic Mountains
  • Look for local wildlife in their natural environment
  • Private tour ensures personal attention

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Adult life jackets provided
  • Private tour
  • Please bring life jackets for children 10 and younger
  • Food and drinks are not provided
  • If you are prone to motion sickness, please consult your doctor before booking and take a remedy up to an hour before departure
  • Gratuities not included and not required, though greatly appreciated

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 7001 Seaview Ave NW
    7001 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117, USA

    Departure Point: The Kingsley and her Captain will meet you at Shilshole Bay Marina's "O-Dock." The address to use for GPS is 7001 Seaview Ave NW #100. We strongly suggest using Lyft / Uber / or Taxi services as parking is limited! If you must drive, public parking is on the south side of the main building, or the row closest to the steet on the north side. Your captain will greet you at the gate for "O-Dock", north of the main building. There is a head (bathroom) on the boat, and we will offer you shore restroom before departing. If you are lost or running late please call Captain Russ at (303) 941-6960. For any other questions or concerns, call Captain Dylan at (206) 300-9012. Address: 7001 Seaview Ave NW #100 Seattle, WA 98117 Directions: • From I-5 take exit 172 for 85th St • Turn right onto 32nd Ave NW • 32nd Ave NW will turn into Golden Gardens Dr NW • Turn left onto Seaview Pl NW • Shilshole Bay Marina will be on your right • Park close to the main building in the row closest to the street

What To Expect

This 3-hour sailing trip around Seattle starts at the Shilshole Bay Marina. Meet and greet the captain and get an overview of the S/V Kingsley sailboat and the adventure that awaits.

When departing the marina, look for an impressive display of sailing and motor yachts. The direction of the wind will determine which direction the tour will begin.

As the boat sets sail for Puget Sound, feel free to help the captain and learn how to sail, or just sit back and enjoy the incredible view. Some of the points of interest include the downtown Seattle skyline, highlighted by the iconic Space Needle and the Seattle Great Wheel, plus the Olympic Mountains with majestic Mount Rainier rising over 14,000 feet in the distance. Along the way, look for marine wildlife like seals, sea lions, porpoises, a variety of fish and on some occasions, a whale sighting.

Shilshole Marina (Pass By)

Bainbridge Island (Pass By)

Mount Rainier (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Operated by Candere Cruising

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Russ was warm and welcoming. Terrific scenery and wildlife views. A perfect and memorable day. Thanks!


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Beautiful sailing vessel,...
CAMERON_D, Sept 2023
Beautiful sailing vessel, we had a great time Capt. Russ was full of stories and he let us sit at the bow of the ship, mind that you have to wear life vests just in case. Don't forget the sun tan lotion I will sail again with Capt. Russ
Beautiful Sunset Tour
JoAnn_M, Sept 2023
This was the highlight of my trip to Seattle. Captain Mark was super Friendly. We saw seals, porpoises, and a beautiful sunset. Bring a jacket and champagne, It was a great time!
Mackenzie_K, Aug 2023
Russ the owner was super nice. It was very private and beautiful! Such sights to see on the Puget sound!
Serene sunset sail
Sarah_H, Aug 2023
This was a great excursion! We loved our time on board the Kingsley and seeing different parts of the Puget Sound.
Perfect afternoon.
Paul_L, Aug 2023
It was all fun. Enjoyed talking with captain while viewing the sound. Boat was just the right size for a small party.
Awesome sailing outing
Simon_T, July 2023
Russ was a great captain and very nice to chat with. Boat is very clean and in great shape. Great views in Puget sound. Had a great afternoon.
Private, Peaceful and Easy.
Nick_T, July 2023
Russ was responsive, professional and entertaining. The saling was peaceful and relaxing. Nature did her part and gave us a stunning sunset to take in. This is simple and easy and private. Absolutely perfect. Thank you Russ!! -Nick and Family
Mark made our day
Fredericka_S, July 2023
I wanted to surprise my husband who had been an avid sailor with a special trip with our grandson and his fiancée for his 84th birthday and Mark made sure that everything went smoothly and that we had a great sail in Elliott Bay.
Awesome experience!
Brenda_G, July 2023
Captain Mark was an awesome guide. We had such an amazing sail. Cherished memories with my daughters. Thank you!
Amazing trip!
Kailee_M, June 2023
The captain was very friendly and informative. It was a beautiful and relaxing trip! Would recommend!
Wonderful, relaxing sailboat ride
Giannina_S, May 2023
Captain Russ was an experienced & engaging captain & host. We had a beautiful night & owe a lot of the experience to his wonderful demeanor. We will most certainly be back.
Fantastic Experience!
lisa_k, May 2023
We had a great time! Captain Russ was friendly and easy going. He had lots of information about the sights in the Puget Sound and surrounding area. The trip was relaxing and very enjoyable! We would recommend to anyone and will do it again!
A great activity to unwind and relax.
Todd_C, May 2023
The stories the Captain told. The gentle breeze. The sound of the water lapping against the boat. Felt very secure .
Highly recommended!
Jesse_S, Mar 2023
Captain Russ was a great host! Wonderful day on Puget Sound. Bring your favorite music and take in the natural beauty
Very nice relaxing cruise around The Sound! Russ was ver accommodating and made the trip interesting!
George_M, Sept 2022
It was a cloudy, misting and foggy day due to fires but enjoyed being out sailing with someone experienced! Nice day!
Had a great time
Erica_S, Sept 2022
We had so much fun! Mark was so friendly and knowledgeable. Would love to do it again next time we’re in town.
Fabulous day of sailing
Todd_W, Aug 2022
We totally enjoyed the afternoon sail with Captain Russ. I highly recommend taking this sailing adventure
Best excursion in Seattle with an AMAZING Capitan!
Dani_B, Aug 2022
This was absolutely the best! It is a wonderful way to see Seattle from a different and beautiful setting. See wildlife, be on a gorgeous boat, with an experienced and friendly Capitan. My favorite activity in Seattle. A must do for family, friends, girls trip or sip and cruise with a group. Lovely!
Beautiful day
Jonathan_R, July 2022
It was a warm sunny day with very little wind, but Russ was able to still get us sailing anyway. My family and I had a great time dipping our toes in the water and having it be just us out on the water.
Great afternoon with excellent captain… highly recommend!
Lois_M, July 2022
Russ was FABULOUS! We highly recommend him as a captain. He was knowledgeable and so friendly. Made the trip seems like we were with a new friend!

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