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.
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
During Covid restrictions we are limited to 30 passengers per trip. When restrictions are lifted we will be limited to 42 passengers by our Coast Guard certificate.
First sailing leaves at 11:00 am
June 20 through September 5, last sailing leaves at 5:00 pm
Saturday Ice Cream Cruises from June 19 thorugh August 28.
Scheduled sailings at 11:00 am, noon, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm.
Please Note: No 2:00 pm Sailing on June 19 or August 21
No Saturday Ice Cream Cruises on August 7
Please check back for other schedule changes
If we do not have a charter sailing in the afternoon we will have a 3:00 sailing.
Children age 3 to 12 — $10.00
Children age 2 and under — $4.00
A variety of ice cream 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. We can reserve up to 20 spaces on one of our Saturday scheduled sailings in the summer.
Reserved sailing on Saturday. We can reserve an entire Saturday scheduled sailing of the Ice Cream Cruise for your group. Or, schedule permitting, we can add a sailing before or after our regularly scheduled sailings. Everyone pays regular fares, with a minimum total of $375 (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 of $375 (25 adult fares)
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to make reservations.