Boat tours are Sept. 21

All aboard for a free guided boat tour of the Port at Tacoma Maritime FestBring the family for a ship-side view of port operations and discover fun facts about one of the busiest ports in America. 

Tour details

Date: Sunday, Sept. 21 
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 4 p.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. 

Monthly bus tours 

Tours for the rest of 2014 are full. The 2015 schedule will be available soon.


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

To reserve your seat, call 253-383-9463 or email (please provide names of everyone in your party and a phone number where you can be reached).

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