Boat tours are July 17

All aboard free guided boat tours of the Port of Tacoma Sunday, July 17, during Tacoma Maritime FestDiscover fun facts about one of North America's busiest container ports and learn about the jobs related to port activities. 

Tour times

The boat tours depart from 535 Dock St. in downtown Tacoma at: 

  • 10 a.m. 
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • 1 p.m.
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • 4 p.m.

​Passengers with mobility challenges should plan to take the 4 p.m. tour when the tide makes it easier to board.

​Get tickets

Tours are first come, first served.

Free tickets will be available at the Port booth the day of tours for the next available sailing time. Tickets for the 10 a.m. tour will be available beginning at 9 a.m.

Arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to line up for boarding.

Tacoma Maritime Fest

About: The free, all-ages Tacoma Maritime Fest honors the city's rich maritime history.

Parking: Free shuttles are provided from the Tacoma Dome bus station, with stops at self-park pay lots on Dock Street. See a map.

Event details: Visit the festival's website.