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Celebrating 30 Years on Seattle’s Lakes

Waterways Cruises Celebrates 30 Year Milestone Waterways Cruises and Events is proud to commemorate three decades of delivering exceptional dining and event experiences on the water. In honor of this significant milestone, Waterways has curated a series of events to mark its 30th Anniversary. These include exclusive promotions, social media contests, and a special Nonprofit…

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April 15, 2024

Waterways Gift Cards – How Do I Purchase A Gift Card and How Can I Redeem It?

  Want to do holiday gifts like a pro? Give a great gift for someone on your list this year in five clicks or less with a Waterways Cruises Gift Card. Our gift cards can be purchased and  can be applied towards the purchase of tickets for any Waterways’ cruise in addition to appetizers and…

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September 22, 2023

Celebrate The Holidays In Seattle – 7 Ways To Cruise Through the Holidays with Waterways Cruises

Staying close to home here in Seattle for the holidays this year? Celebrate the holidays while cruising in style on a holiday-themed dining cruise with Waterways Cruises. The holiday season is a time of wonder and joy, and there’s no better place to experience its magic than in the beautiful city of Seattle. Nestled in…

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September 19, 2023

10 Unique Facts You Might Not Have Known About Seattle, Washington

Photo Credit: Christina Servin Photographs For the last 25 years, Waterways Cruises has been a unique venue for weddings, corporate events, special celebrations and public dining cruises here in Seattle on Lake Union and Lake Washington. A cruise on a Waterways yacht gives guests a chance to see Seattle in a completely different way than…

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November 25, 2019

What’s the Difference Between “Boarding Time” and “Departure Time”?

When visiting our website and checking out the cruises we offer online, a question guests often ask is, “What’s the difference between ‘boarding time’ and ‘departure time’?” Having multiple times listed for each cruise on our website can be confusing so we decided to make it as easy as possible by answering this question in…

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November 18, 2019

See Seattle From A Different Perspective with A Waterways Dining Cruise

Come see Seattle from a whole new perspective…from the water. At Waterways Cruises, we offer a variety of dining cruises on Lake Union and Lake Washington, from our HomePort in Seattle or the Kirkland City Dock, depending on the date of the cruise. Our popular dining cruises including the Seattle Dinner Cruise, Weekend Brunch Cruise…

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November 11, 2019

10 Best Things to See and Do in Fremont, Seattle

Photo Credit: Fremont Mischief What is it about Fremont that has locals wanting to stay indefinitely and visitors coming back repeatedly? Fremont is a funky, creative and artsy Seattle neighborhood filled with good food, hip bars, local shopping, and plenty of unique landmarks. Whether you’re a Seattle local or visiting from out-of-town, there are plenty…

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October 21, 2019

What Should I Wear For A Waterways Cruise?

One of the questions we get asked all the time by our guests is, “What should I wear for a Waterways Cruise?” At Waterways Cruises, our number one goal is to ensure our guests have an incredible experience while enjoying their time onboard any one of our beautiful yachts. We always want our guests to…

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September 30, 2019

Sailgating the Waterways Way!

Grab your fan gear, your fellow football fans and sailgate with us in style. Waterways Cruises and the Woodmark Hotel are partnering together again this year to bring you Husky Game Day Boat Cruises. Not sure what sailgating is? Sailgating is like tailgating, only instead of celebrating in the parking lot before a home game,…

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September 23, 2019

Fun Facts You Might Not Have Known About Tequila

Calling all tequila and mezcal lovers and connoisseurs! Come onboard a beautiful Waterways yacht to spend time with multi-generational tequila and mezcal producers in an intimate setting on the water for an agave tasting unlike you’ve ever experienced before. During the 2.5-hour cruise on Lake Union and Lake Washington, you’ll get to mingle with the…

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September 16, 2019

2019 Husky Sailgating Cruises

Husky Sailgating Cruises – Celebrate football season in the best way possible. Don’t worry about fighting traffic, paying the 520 bridge toll, or finding expensive parking. Our friends at the Woodmark Hotel have you covered with their Husky Sailgating Cruises, where guests can relax and enjoy a scenic ride to and from the Husky game aboard a beautiful…

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May 10, 2019

Waterways Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Waterways Cruises Celebrates 25 Year Milestone by Partnering with Non-Profit and Offering Special Discounts to Guests SEATTLE, Wash.—(May 1, 2019) — Waterways Cruises and Events is proud to celebrate 25 years of providing their guests with high quality dining and event experiences on the water. To celebrate this special milestone, Waterways has planned a series of events to mark its 25th Anniversary. Special promotions and celebrations include discounts, a social media contest and an Anniversary Celebration Cruise in the Opening Boat Day Parade on May 4, 2019. Hilton Smith and his wife Shirley Turnbow started Waterways Cruises in April of 1994 as a hobby, offering yacht entertainment charters. Within a year, the hobby turned into a full-time private cruise venture. Since its founding, Waterways has successfully expanded its operations to four luxury yachts, becoming Seattle’s premier dining cruise and event…

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May 1, 2019