Boat tours are July 19

All aboard a free guided boat tour of the Port at Tacoma Maritime Fest. Bring the family for a ship-side view of big container ships and discover fun facts about one of the busiest ports in America. 

Tour details

Date: Sunday, July 19 
Location: 535 Dock St., Tacoma
Departure times: 10 a.m.*, 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

*Passengers with mobility challenges should plan to take the 10 a.m. tour when the tide makes it easier to board.

Ticket information

No reservations required. Free tickets are first come, first served. 

Tickets will be available at the Port booth for the next available sailing time. Tickets for the 10 a.m. tour will be available beginning at 9 a.m. ​

Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time to line up for boarding. 

Parking at the festival

Parking is very limited at Tacoma Maritime Fest. The festival will provide a free shuttle from the Tacoma Dome Station parking structure to the Maritime Fest bus stop at 610 Puyallup Ave. Parking at the Tacoma Dome Station is free. View more shuttle information.

Monthly bus tours

Join us on free monthly bus tours of the Port and learn about the valuable jobs related to international trade. Tours are approximately 75 minutes long. 

2015 tour schedule

We're accepting reservations for:

  • Nov. 13 at 10 a.m.


Where: Bus tours depart from the Fabulich Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Road in Tacoma.

Space is limited and reservations are required. Children age 6 and over are welcome. Photo identification is required for passengers over 17 years of age.

Reservations required

Reserve your seat: Call 253-383-9463 or email bustours@portoftacoma.comProvide the names of everyone in your party and a phone number where you can be reached to confirm the reservation.

Tours are subject to cancelation due to severe weather or unforeseen emergency situations.