Seattle’s sweetest trip around Lake Union.
Climb aboard the Fremont Avenue at Lake Union Park for the Ice Cream Cruise. Every hour on the hour we set out on a 45-minute trip around Seattle’s Lake Union, for a narrated tour of this unique and vibrant waterway.
King County Covid Restrictions
As of October 25, all patrons of indoor activities in King County must provide proof of vaccination for Covid or provide a negative Covid test from the previous 72 Hours. Aboard the Ice Cream Cruise this will apply only to the indoor cabin on the main level. If you plan to spend your time in the cabin, please bring your vaccination card. You are welcome to buy your tickets, visit the concession and enjoy the outdoor spaces, including the covered spaces on the main deck, without providing a vaccination card. Thank you for your patience.
Eat ice cream, enjoy the views and learn about:
- The birthplace of the Boeing Company
- Turning an old powerplant into a biotech research center
- A shipyard that has been working for over 100 years
- The busiest drawbridge in the world
- Turning an old gas plant into one of Seattle’s favorite parks
- The unique lifestyle in Seattle’s floating home communities
Informal, fun, family friendly and dog friendly.
Ice cream is optional, but highly encouraged!
Departing on the hour from Lake Union Park, next to the Museum of History and Industry. Click here for directions.
Boarding on Sundays is on a first-come-first-aboard basis, with no reservations or advance tickets. Please form a line behind our sign. Tickets are purchased on board and you can pre-pay for concession items. We accept cash and cards
Winter schedule: first sailing leaves at 11:00 am, last sailing leaves at 3:00 pm
We are limited to 42 passengers by our Coast Guard certificate.
We’ll be back on Saturdays in June, 2022
Children age 3 to 12 — $10.00
Children age 2 and under — $4.00
A variety of ice cream goodies, non-dairy frozen goodies, snacks and beverages for sale on board
Groups and Reservations
If you have a group that you would like to bring on an Ice Cream Cruise, you have some options. All require pre-payment.
Reserved tickets on Saturday (Summer only). We can reserve up to 20 spaces on one of our Saturday scheduled sailings in the summer. Email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you information on how to pre-pay.
Added sailing on Saturday. Depending on our schedule we can add a private ice cream cruise sailing before or after our private charters, generally departing from Fisherman’s Terminal. Everyone pays regular fares, with a minimum total of $375 (equal to 25 adult fares).
Added sailing on Sunday. We can add a sailing for your group before or after our regular scheduled sailings on Sunday. Everyone pays regular fares, with a minimum total of $375 (equal to 25 adult fares)
Contact us at email@example.com for more information or to make reservations.