Enjoy maritime fun all summer long!
Bring your family, partner, group, or just take some ‘me-time’ and experience all the hands-on maritime activities our Port Townsend campus has to offer! Venture out on the water for an educational, fun-filled cruise, or take the helm in our state-of-the-art Ship Simulator. Whether you’re just in town for the weekend or a long-time local, there’s no better way to experience our Victorian seaport from a fresh, maritime perspective!
Port Townsend Bay Tours
Saturdays, July 2–September 3 | 10:30 AM–12 PM & 1–2:30 PM
Adults $22, Kids (under 16) $12, Kids under 3 are free | All ages welcome
Explore Port Townsend from the water as you cruise to points of interest around Port Townsend Bay aboard our comfortable catamaran, Admiral Jack. While our knowledgeable crew shares knowledge and history of our charming village-by-the-sea, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the seafaring wildlife that inhabits our coastal waters and indulge in views of the Olympic and Cascade mountains.
Please purchase your ticket online in advance to ensure your spot on the tour. Walk-up availability may be limited; last-minute tickets can be purchased in the Chandlery, located at 431 Water St., Port Townsend, if space allows. Show your ticket to the Chandlery front desk to receive a free ticket for the Ship Simulator Tour on the same day as your cruise! Space limitations apply. Kids aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Hands-on Ship Simulator Tours
Saturdays | July 2–September 3 | Every half hour from 12:15–3:45 PM (last one at 3:15 PM)
$5 per person, kids under 12 are free | All ages welcome
Pilot a ship into Seattle Harbor (or under the Golden Gate Bridge!) and experience what it’s like to drive into a storm as you don the role of captain in our state-of-the-art Ship Simulator! Our simulator is a destination for Commercial Pilots to train to safely steer a commercial ship into ports across the west coast. These interactive tours offer a rare opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at a professional mariner training facility and experience it first-hand as you navigate through a person-overboard drill.
Tickets to our Ship Simulator Tours are available day-of and can be purchased in the Chandlery, located at 431 Water St., Port Townsend. Kids aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.